There are 184 pages in this science unit! You will find a collection of inquiry-based biology lesson plans and activities. This unit includes a range of materials from teacher-created podcasts aligned to the NGSS*, to various vocabulary activities, labs, worksheets and assessments. This unit is designed to take eight days, if you are using a 45 minute period day. This product can be used to support teaching the NGSS standards.
Here is what you will find:
“I Can” statements to post in classroom
NGSS Posters to post in classroom
Essential question to post in classroom
An introductory activity with the essential question
Vocabulary posters for a word wall to post in classroom
Vocabulary chart for students and a teacher key.
Vocabulary graphic organizer activity
Pre-made flashcards for student use and for review purposes
2 podcasts covering DNA structure and function and protein synthesis
2 PDF lectures covering DNA structure and function and protein synthesis
Student note template for watching the podcasts
Student check-list and reflection form
2 short answer quizzes with key
1 matching vocabulary quiz with key
A webquest on protein synthesis with key
DNA model building activity with key and grading rubric
Protein synthesis practice worksheet with key
Protein synthesis taco building lab with key
Summative assessment with key
Study guide with key
An DNA interview activity with key
A DNA extraction inquiry lab with key
Be on the lookout for more of our upcoming products that will include more units and activities aligned with the NGSS!
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* “NGSS is a registered trademark of Achieve. Neither Achieve nor the lead states and partners that developed the Next Generation Science Standards was involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product.”
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