You can use this set of 75 common core science task cards with ANY Science Informational Text Readings. Simply choose the cards you want to use with any article, reading, or passage from the text.
These task cards are aligned with the common
This 31 slide PowerPoint covers the science skills of graphing, creating data tables, and analyzing data. Many graphing practice problems are included in the notes that accompany the PowerPoint.
Suitable for students in grades 7 - 12.
Don't fear, get your emergency secondary science sub plans right here. This bundle contains 50 SCIENCE ARTICLES plus two bonus free articles (see below for summaries of each article) with questions and full answer keys! A whole year's worth of
Common Core Reading Science & Technical Subjects Graphic Organizers for Grades 6-12
This IS included in the following bundles:
• Common Core Bundle for Grades 6, 7, 8
• Common Core Bundle for Grades 9-12
Do you need to implement the Common
Science literacy reading strategies can be hard to teach and this lesson is designed to help students learn how to read scientific literature at their grade level. It can also be used as a sub plan! Students will read about zombie ants and learn
When we teach science, the important scientific figures behind the science are only mentioned in a cursory way. My Great Minds in Science Series of 18 ARTICLES plus a Bonus Article functions to enliven and deepen the understanding of the people
In this lesson students will create a foldaway comparing and contrasting photosynthesis and cellular respiration. This foldaway includes two sets of directions.
1) set of directions to create the foldaway using plain paper (such as copier
DNA Informational Text (Watson and Crick Paper) with Graphic Organizers
DNA Informational Text with Graphic Organizers based on the famous paper written in 1953 by James Watson and Francis Crick on their discovery of the structure of the DNA
Common Core Organizers & Activities BUNDLE for Grades 9-12 (Updated August 2014)
This bundle contains the following individual products (in their entirety):
Common Core Standards Graphic Organizers for Reading Grades 11-12
Move away from the traditional in-class worksheets and engage chemistry students in a collaborative learning experience by using the Aqueous Solutions Task Cards. Additionally, the task cards serve as a great differentiation tool. Suggestions for
Use this lesson to help teach science literacy reading strategies to high school students at their level! It can be also used as a sub plan. Students will analyze data from a study in Europe that examined the driving habits of people infected with
Science literacy reading strategies are a great skill to teach when you have to be out. Good science reading at the high school level is difficult to find! Science teachers struggle to find lessons a substitute could help students do and here is a
Can be used as a sub plan! Good science reading at the high school level is difficult to find! Science teachers struggle to find lessons a substitute could help students do and here is a lesson they can!
Significant Digits: A Complete Unit Plan Bundle
This unit has everything that a teacher needs to teach a unit on significant digits or significant figures to physical science, chemistry, or physics students.
This is a complete packet to fully invite students to not only learn about the historical perspectives and theories on dreaming, but to record their own dreams and synthesize that knowledge and application by writing a critical thinking response to
Health Lesson - ★MyPlate Food Label Fun!
Ever wonder if a food product was "healthy"?
Did you know there's an easy formula you can use to find out???
★Talk about a
An Aquatic Apocalypse
Millions of fish are dead along a stretch of the White River that passes through Indiana. So what happened? This problem-based unit asks students to complete a series of experiments to determine the possible cause of
Health Lesson: Personality Surveys - A Fun Way to Connect With Your Students!
Students LOVE these surveys!!
They are perfect for fun time-fillers too!
Which is your
True Story Articles: A "Must-Have" if You Work With Teens,
Change the course of a teens' life!!
This resource has 100 true story articles on relevant teen
Valence Electrons -- if students don't understand them, then how can they ever learn to bond? (I made a pun there...I'll get my coat. :-) )
This is a set of 20 task cards for Valence Electrons and Lewis Dot Diagrams. I have included a Student
Interactive Health Lesson: Learning Styles Survey and a "Fold It" Cube!
Have your students take this interesting, impacting survey and follow it up with an interactive activity on how they can use their best learning style at school right
An Atomic Assault
A father is accused of assault with a radioactive substance. To go forward with a criminal case, investigators need to know what substance was used. Students will study radiation, radioactive decay, and half-life to
This is detailed instructions to research and create a presentation on the physics of sports. It also reminds students about designing an experiment. They need to include the physics involved, formulas, forces, and design and experiment to test
This is a highly informative Powerpoint introduction/set of notes for a Psychology course unit/mini-unit on drugs and addiction; this would work well within a Consciousness unit -- also a PPT available in my store (including sleep/dreams).
This is a polished, graphic, new, single page 2013 PDF for critical thinking analysis of a 1998 article in Scientific American on the arguments and science behind left vs. right brain or brain lateralization. The question set could be addressed
Students practice the equation for cellular respiration as described in words and chemical formulas. Then flip the organizer over and students learn the connection to photosynthesis.
This FREE concept map should be used in combination with the
This Common Core Literacy lesson guides students through an article about research in Down syndrome gene therapy.
The activity consist of three parts:
1. Close Reading with annotation symbol guide and vocabulary identification
2. Discussion where
This is a polished, newly updated 2013 PDF of a 5-page article originally published in the March 2006 edition of Psychology Today, followed by original, critical-thinking and text-based informational reading questions for students: you may use the
In this lesson, students will learn and create examples of atoms and molecules. They will create a physical model and an artistic representation of the concepts outlined here.
Start with introducing atoms and molecules- their parts and functions.
The objective of this lab is to draw inferences and develop conclusions by making observations of diagrams and answering questions about the scenarios they represent.
This lab is used in 8th grade science class, as well as 9th grade earth science,
Human Body Systems: Vocabulary Practice
Worksheets activities include:
Vocabulary Study Sheets
185 pgs. (worksheets) + 185 pgs. (answer key)
The Human Body
The Baby and the Bottle
A child is brought to the emergency room unconscious. The doctor is concerned that the child has been poisoned, possibly by the contents of his bottle. This problem-based unit asks students to complete a series of
The first introductory lesson given in my class which includes an overview of astronomy - our place in space; how objects are located in space; time and the seasons.
PowerPoints include many graphics and several supporting links to short videos
Introductory PowerPoint for a Personality unit in Psychology course. Highly detailed, graphic and accurate 49-slide 2013 presentation and introduction to the following seven theories on personality development: Freudian Psychoanalytic theory;
Videos can be a valuable part of your students’ education. The History Channel show titled “How the Earth was Made” explains the geologic processes that have shaped different parts of our planet. Each episode covers different topics, like
This is a fun, collaborative, hands-on application for student demonstration of understanding the major components of the human brain; students will synthesize their knowledge in a creative, team-oriented manner while targeting Common Core
Reluctant reader? No problem! Intriguing topic and engaging standards-based activities and resources will ignite your students' interest and motivation to learn! Differentiated assignments: nonfiction reading and analysis, video, discussion,
Powerpoint Unit One Lesson II “Ancient Astronomy and Solar System Models."
Second PowerPoint lesson in the Unit "Introduction to Astronomy."
This lesson explores the history of how ancient civilizations explained the heavens; the Renaissance and the
This is a detailed, updated and graphic MS 2013 PowerPoint to be utilized in a unit on Learning in Psych I/II or AP Psych, focused on the distinctions between two powerful learning theories: classical and operant conditioning.
With this newly
This resource includes 1 Common Core body systems Document Based Question (DBQs) file that contains over 10 questions that reference primary and secondary sources such as graphs, tables, political cartoons, and excerpts of informational texts.
This is a detailed, graphic, brand new 2013 PDF document to be utilized in any Psychology course in which you present a unit on Psychoanalytic theory, and wish to hone in on Freudian ego defense mechanisms (Psych I, II, or AP Psychology). The
Use this helpful organizer to assist students in understanding the different biogeochemical cycles. Students will complete the worksheet by studying diagrams of the carbon, water, nitrogen, and phosphorus cycles and following the flow of matter
This lab addresses anaerobic respiration and the effects of muscle fatigue from energy depletion. It uses my scientific method lab-report format that keeps things simple for you and your students. It all fits on one page without skimping on
Friendship Lesson FREE!: Taken from my Sex Ed. For Special Needs Students
Perfect for any 6th-12th Grade Special Ed. Student!
I feel so blessed that my "Best Health Curriculum" has touched the lives of thousands of students...and then, when
Student Internet investigation that explores the Solar System; spacecraft exploration of the Solar System, and the formation of planetary systems. The activity is divided into three parts. Part one gives students an overview of comparative
Powerpoint Unit One Lesson III “Birth of Modern Astronomy."
Third PowerPoint lesson in the Unit "Introduction to Astronomy."
This lesson discusses the contributions of Galileo; Kepler and Newton to the modern understanding of the Universe.
First PowerPoint lesson in Unit II describing the scale and structure of the Solar System and comparative planetology.
PowerPoint lessons have a separate note/guideline worksheet for students to complete (see "Student Note Guide PPT Unit II
PowerPoint Unit II – Lesson III “Formation of Planetary Systems." This lesson summarizes solar system formation theory; planetary physical properties and differences; extrasolar worlds.
PowerPoint lessons include several short video links for