This INTERESTING and FUN NGSS middle school activity challenges students as park rangers to create solutions to various real problems facing Yellowstone's ecosystem and teaches them the importance of maintaining BIODIVERSITY. This ready-to-go three to four day lesson plan addresses the Next Generati
UPDATE: August 2017There is a NEW document included: "Vanishing of the Bees Resources". The topic of neonics and their impact on the world's bee populations is an ongoing scientific endeavor and new data is emerging. I will update this document as the data is released and new articles are published.
UPDATE (08/06/18): New topics related to current events with the Golden State Killer and Wooly Mammoth cloning were added with relevant news articles.Project-based learning is “a teaching method in which students gain knowledge and skills by working for an extended period of time to investigate and
I love doing weekly podcasts with my 8th graders (and I think they enjoy it too!). This podcast will be great to use as a cross-curricular assignment. This zip file comes with an editable word doc (because I like to upload mine to Google Classroom for them to complete), editable PPT and a PDF. Answe