First Week of School Biology Beginning of the Year Bundle

Biology Roots
Grade Levels
7th - 10th
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180 slides plus 95 pages
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Biology Roots


This is an intro to biology and life science bundle that will easily cover the first week of school and beyond. Enough material and topics to cover the first 2-3 weeks, including scientific method, graphing, intro to biology and lab safety.

Ease into those first few weeks of school with ample materials that will further prepare you to start off on the right foot for any biology or life science class!

In this package you will find over twenty materials as follows:

Beginning of the Year Activities

Life Science Beginning of the Year Activities

Recommended for the first few days when students are still getting their schedules finalized.

-Scientific Method Inquiry: Mystery Jars

-Life: What is it?

-Bacteria: What do you know?

-It's Alive!

What is Biology

11 slide PowerPoint Presentation introducing the properties of life, found here.

Scientific Method Materials (see bundle here)

-Scientific Method Notes

-Student Notes

-Scientific Method Worksheets: Applying the Scientific Method, Designing an Experiment, Examining Variables

Lab: The Five Second Rule (Design Your Own Experiment)

Lab Safety Materials (see bundle here)

Lab Safety Presentation

Lab Safety Quiz

Lab Safety Contract

General Pre-Lab

Graphing - see bundle Graphing Activity Package

-How to Interpret Graphs Presentation

(student notes included)

-Interpreting Graphs worksheet (includes differentiated version)

-Graphing Practice (includes differentiated version)

-Graphing Quiz

-Bubble wars graphing

Microscope (see bundle here)

-Notes: Looking at Cells

-Open note quiz (can be used as worksheet)

-Microscope pre-lab

-Microscope lab

-Closed note quiz

Please note that the Physical Science Beginning of the Year Bundle contains the same graphing, lab safety and scientific method as the life science one. The products are hyperlinked above so that you may see them separately.

Answer Keys Included!

Bursting at the seams with material to last you up to 2 weeks.

Buy this bundle to save time and money! If each item were individually purchased, this would cost $36.21. Save over 30% by buying this bundle!

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Total Pages
180 slides plus 95 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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