Science Sub Plans for Secondary Science pack containing 5 emergency sub plans that are meaningful, easy to use, and relate to student lives.
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Don't worry about having to scramble unrelated resources together to make a sub plan. Each of these 5 sub plans plans are the right size to keep your students engaged for the entire period. Each of these sub plans are 4-6 pages long, and meet multiple standards, including literacy, diagrams, and simple graphing.
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Many districts (including mine) are requiring a sub folder with activities to do "on-the-fly" in case of an emergency absence. I always had trouble with this. Though it's a great idea, it's often hard to predict when you'll be out and what the class is studying at the time of your absences. That's why I created these sub plans that relate to science, pique student interests, and can be used at nearly any time.
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This package contains 5 "Emergency Sub Plans" to get you through the year. These activities are common core aligned for literacy in science. They can be used for health or social studies, as well.
Plan F: Fossil Fuels, Fossil Rules, and Fossil Fools
Explores the use of fossil fuels and the ramifications of using them. Students read, answer questions, and analyze a chart.
Plan G: The Moo-ving History of Vaccines
Students learn all about the smallpox pandemic, and how Edward Jenner, James Phipps, and a milkmaid named Sarah were all heroes in coming up with a way to prevent this deadly virus. Optional timeline included for a multiple day absence.
Plan H- Generation Wireless (Radio Waves)
Generation Y relies heavily on radio waves for their Wi-Fi, cell phones, and video games. This explains radio waves, how radios work, and how cell phones work. Students analyze a pie chart about cell phone use.
Plan I- Allergies, Achoos, and Ouches
Students read this condensed version on the mystifying (and awesome) world of the immune system. In doing so, they gain a better understanding of allergies. Students must compose a line graph.
Plan J- OMG! GMO! Genetically Modified Organism
Students read this unbiased article about the construction and use of genetically modified organisms. Students answer questions within the text, and at the end are asked more ethical questions and must form a summary of their opinion.
These activities can be used for grades 6-12. Graphing skills are required for the line graph. These are designed to keep students busy and can be completed within a 50 minute time frame.
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