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 science literacy activities and sub plans on current a
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.
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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.
In this age of standardized tests, it is imperative that stud
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Move away from the traditional multiple question worksheets and engage students in learning and/or reviewing by using the Atoms and Atomic Structure Task Cards.
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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 behind the discoveries. These articles are a great way
Common Core Reading Science & Technical Subjects Graphic Organizers for Grades 6-12
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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 specifically about the concepts of correlation and c
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This lesson is designed to help students with science literacy reading strategies and can be used as a sub plan! Students will analyze real data from a case study of patients who caught H1N1 virus on an airplane flight, the first H1N1 cases to arrive in Great Britain.
Good science reading at the
Do your students have trouble constructing scientific explantations? Or arguing from evidence? Do you have trouble getting your students to write their science explanations using the claims, evidence, and reasoning framework? Did you painstakingly teach the technique only to have students not able t
Scientific Writing Activity - Great for Common Core Writing Lessons
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Matter: Task Cards. Engage students in learning and/or reviewing chemistry by using the Matter Task Cards. Students may work individually or in groups.
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Common Core Organizers & Activities BUNDLE for Grades 9-12 (Updated August 2014)
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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 their dream(s). This 12-page PDF includes dream the
Students can use this venn diagram to compare the structures and/or functions of plant and animal cells. The circles in the diagram are shaped like the appropriate plant cell and will serve to help students remember which cells contain which organelles. Great tool for ELL students!
Students will adore these multimedia activities about the Mesopotamian gods and their creation story. As if that's not engaging enough, the lesson features guided reading questions and a family tree activity about the Mesopotamian gods and goddesses. An absolute must for any Mesopotamia unit!
What Is Mitosis? How does the process of mitosis create new cells?
This comprehensive and clear reading comprehension will introduce mitosis and mitotic phases. The additional interactive notebook activity will give students an opportunity to practice their mitosis skills in an interactive way. Yo
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 Response document and an Answer Key with suggested answe
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Students in grades 5 - 9 model the spread of an infectious disease under the entertaining theme of a zombie outbreak. One student unknowingly is patient zero and students simulate the spread of an airborne illness. This highly engaging activity covers health topics, nature of science, and math ski
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 some aspect of the physics. As this is written, they
Students will have a blast designing a Facebook page for the organelle of their choice! They will need to research their organelle to understand how it functions within a plant and/or animal cell and its relationship with other organelles. Students can utilize their creativity to give their organe
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This is an assignment to create a storyboard, with captions, for aquatic and terrestrial succession. It includes instructions, space for storyboard, and a few summary questions. To use this you would need reading (even from textbook or review book) to go with it, or it could be used as an assessm
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 students compare what they thought was most import
This fun activity is an amazing way to introduce momentum and collisions to your students. Not only will they be studying collisions (yes, crashing cars!) and analyzing what they see, but through a series of steps they will attempt to create equations to support elastic and inelastic collisions as
This is an outdoor lab where students will be running and hunting pasta. The pasta used is tricolored, which will be used to represent prey in the simulation. The pasta usually comes in green, yellow, and red, so the natural rules of being outside and in the grass will provide camouflage, a natural
This zip file contains many different activities (44 pages of student handouts and 2 PowerPoints with a total of 140 slides) which can be used to compose a unit for chemistry students involving the basics on Atomic Structure. Topics in this unit include characteristics of the basic subatomic partic
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; Behaviorism; Humanism; Trait Theory; BioPsychological the
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 glaciation, subduction, the rock cycle, earthquakes, volcanoe
The objective of this lab is to apply knowledge of graphing relationships to graph and determine the relationship between sunspots and time. Students will be asked to label and number the x- and y- axes on their graph, plot data in a line graph format, interpret the relationship between the indepen
Chemistry is Life Project by Valerie A. Henderson is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.Based on a work at http://vhendersoncampbellchemistry.weebly.com/chemistry-is-life.
This is a bundle of resources for a project called: Chemistry is Life. Included
This power point includes 130 slides. The first slides are an introduction to Lewis Dot Structures and how they relate to Covalent Bonds. Included are 3 activities students can perform in order to understand the Duet, Sextet, and the Octet Rules and how they determine the sharing between atoms in
These lessons are compatible with ALL of the High School Next Generation Science Standards*
These lessons include a design challenge. It is compatible with HS-ETS1-1,3
These lessons include a lab report and a research report on climate change. It is therefore also compatible with the following
This is an inquiry-based lesson plan about topo maps. It includes lesson plan, suggestions for other ways to teach topo maps, a game, 2 practice handouts, lab instructions and handouts, concept map, and complete procedures. It is based around Hurricane Katrina (or another similar Hurricane), and w
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 (some videos may have brief advertisements which can b
Student computer lab project review. Students can create an electronic class presentation on the subject of stars (and galaxies) using a letter of the alphabet beginning with “A” and ending with “Z.” A student example of an "ABC Star Book" in PowerPoint can be found by going to http://www.astrono
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. These resources are aligned to science textbooks and th
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 standards.
This 2013 MS Powerpoint includes the following:
Students will learn about their skeletal muscles in this fun and strenuous lab! Download include student instructions sheet, worksheet with data table and graph, differentiated analysis sheets (one for ELL students, one for high level learners), and printable role cards to keep students on task dur
The purpose of this activity is to provide a visual for students so that they can balance 5 chemical equations while obeying the Law of Conservation of Mass. Students will build species on either side of the chemical equation in order to balance the elements on both side of the chemical equation. I
The heart holds many mysteries. Connect the dots to uncover one of them: how much blood flows through its chambers.
In the lungs, what waste product does deoxygenated blood exchange for more oxygen?
What happens to the oxygen in blood when it leaves the heart?
Aligned with Next Generation Scienc
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 different models of the solar system.
A separate s
This lesson is linked to the NGSS (Next Generation Science Standards) HS ESS1-2. (Details are in the slide sorter notes under the objectives.)
Second PowerPoint lesson in Astronomy Semester B. Lesson includes up-to-date information; many graphics and links to applicable short videos to further stude
This is a detailed set of notes on dealing with Conflict, Stress, Coping, including discussion of Internal Locus of Control as well as an engaging student self-analysis of stress levels to open up a conversation and processing methods to address conflict and stress in a healthy manner. This can be p
Whether its back to school season or in the middle of the year, its always interesting to see what students will do when you take them outside for a lab. This is a 2 day lesson that includes a lab, reference to videos, a quick write warm up over biodiversity, two sets of two page worksheets, and the
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 activity could take a full class period, depending on how