Ice Crystal Formation in Icefish and Non-Icefish Blood

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Ice Crystal Formation in Icefish and Non-Icefish Blood

Summary

A dramatic demonstration that simulates how tiny ice crystals would form and grow in the blood of most fish if they ventured into the icy waters of the Antarctic.

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Curriculum Connections:

  • NGSS (2013) LS - 9
  • NGSS (2013) PS - 1
  • Common Core (2010) - 6
  • AP Biology (2012-2013) - 4
  • IB Biology (2009) - 5
NGSS (2013) LS
MS-LS1-1, MS-LS1-5, MS-LS4-4, MS.LS4.B, MS.LS4.C, HS-LS4-2, HS.LS1.A, HS.LS4.B, HS.LS4.C
NGSS (2013) PS
MS.PS1.A
Common Core (2010)
ELA-Literacy.SL.8.1, ELA-Literacy.SL.8.1c, ELA-Literacy.SL.8.1d, ELA-Literacy.SL.9-10.1, ELA-Literacy.SL.9-10.1c, ELA-Literacy.SL.9-10.1d
AP Biology (2012-2013)
1.A.1, 1.A.2, 3.C.1, 4.C.1
IB Biology (2009)
4.1, 4.3, 5.4, 6.2, 7.5