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I am a National Geographic Certified Educator specializing in Environmental Science and Living Enviroment. I travel with educators to conduct research and create student material abroad for educators to use in their classroom.
 
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Population growth and distribution have significant roles to play in the sustainability of the world's vast resources. Not only the number of people, but also the lifestyle, consumption patterns, and regions people inhabit and use directly affect
Subjects:
Education, Back to School, Informational Text
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Minilessons
$7.00
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4.0
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Students can read short scenarios and work their way through each aspect of the scientific method.
Subjects:
Biology, Other (Specialty), General Science
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Homework
$8.00
1 rating
4.0
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Quick reading comprehension to better understand the misconceptions of AIDS and HIV. Students will be required to read and answer questions as well as answer one living environment regents questions.
Subjects:
Other (ELA), General Science, Close Reading
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education
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Other, Worksheets, Handouts
$2.00
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Student Setup- Have students work in groups (no larger than four) sorting the words for placement prior to giving answers. ANSWER KEY INCLUDED + CUT OUTS FOR STUDENT SORTING ACTIVITYChallenge your students to suceed in health and science by giving
Subjects:
Science, Biology, Health
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Handouts
$5.00
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Overstaying Their Welcome: Cane Toads in Australia This text has been differentiated into three separate texts for high, medium and low level learners. NYS common core aligned Reading from New York State Regents Exam
Subjects:
Environment, Other (ELA), Reading Strategies
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Assessment
$5.00
2 ratings
3.5
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Great Earth Day Activity! Directions: Circle the letter that best answers the following questions and the use the scoring instructions to calculate your carbon footprint.
Subjects:
Science, Environment, Earth Day
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Graphic Organizers
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Students will read the text about keystone species and circle words that they are unfamiliar with. This worksheet is geared towards simplifying keystone species and giving students great examples all while building vocabulary comprehension.
Subjects:
Science, Earth Day, Close Reading
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Guided Reading Books
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Scientific method case study on the effects of pollution on plant growth after the Gulf of Mexico oil spill and the effects of rooting hormones on the production of new roots of plants.
Subjects:
Environment, Other (Science), For All Subject Areas
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Homework
$5.00
2 ratings
4.0
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Diabetes is a disease affecting the insulin producing glands of the pancreas. Students will have a short reading and graph two individuals. Students will be required to answer questions geared towards diabetes and their diagnosis after creating a
Subjects:
Special Education, Food Science, Summer
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Homework
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PowerPoint with this activity in my store. Please search: Life Process PPT. Corresponding Worksheet: Students will engage with a hands-on activity to match the appropriate definitions each of the 8 the life processes. Enjoy!
Subjects:
Science, Biology, Informational Text
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Scaffolded Notes, By TpT Sellers for TpT Sellers
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After completing each station, the student will work on their chart using the notes they gathered at each station and organize their understanding of macromolecules. There is a section that goes into nutritional facts to build on macromolecules
Subjects:
Science, Critical Thinking, For All Subjects
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Activities, By TpT Sellers for TpT Sellers, Science Centers
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A cloze read for students to read carefully about the finches and how they use specific tools to obtain the necessary elements to survive in their habitat. Suggestion: Use the text and have students engage in F.U.N. Find it (in the text)
Subjects:
Science, Other, Informational Text
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
$2.00
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Students will engage with a hands-on activity to match the appropriate definitions each of the 8 the life processes. There is a corresponding PowerPoint with this activity in my store. Please search: Life Process PPT. Enjoy!
Subjects:
Vocabulary, Science, Biology
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, By TpT Sellers for TpT Sellers
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Practice with Observations and Inferences equipped with simplified directions and visually crafted for those pop in observations.
Subjects:
Science, Education, Informational Text
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Handouts, Homework, Graphic Organizers
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Students will be required to read each scientific study very carefully, annotate the text and determine the independent variable, dependent variable, and control group for each.
Subjects:
Science, Other (Science), Special Education
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Test Prep
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This is a jigsaw activity to introduce students to the process of diffusion, active transport and osmosis. Directions for Educators: Setup #1) Setup students in groups of three. Each student will have five minutes to read and annotate the text to
Subjects:
Science, Biology, Informational Text
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Handouts, By TpT Sellers for TpT Sellers
CCSS:
W.9-10.1c, SL.9-10.1a, CCRA.R.1, RST.9-10.2
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Back by popular demand! The lightbulbs go on! Students can finally differentiate between the big four macromolecules. With this extensive five page worksheet students will have the opportunity to engage in a cloze read on organic molecules and
Subjects:
Biology, Other, Close Reading
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Science Centers
$10.00
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Cloze read for students to understand the bee instead of fearing the species. Recent research shows a drastic decline of the honey bee. This worksheet will guide students through some unknown behaviors of the honey bee that can be used in elementary
Subjects:
Environment, Special Education, Summer
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Science Centers
$5.00
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In this task: you are challenged to understand exactly what is going on in a bacterial population that is now resistant to an antibiotic to which it had previously been susceptible.
Subjects:
Environment, General Science, Informational Text
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Other, Worksheets, Handouts
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Students will engage in a webQuest and follow a variety of TASKS in order to deepen comprehension on the Palm Oil Industry focusing on the big business owners, the consumer, the rainforest and the impact it has on a variety of species. Background:
Subjects:
Biology, Business, Education
Grades:
Higher Education
Types:
Activities, Graphic Organizers, Activboard Activities
$15.00
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I am a tenured high school biology educator living in New York. I currently hold my professional license in the areas of high school Biology and in Special Education. I am certified across in Elementary Education grades 1-6 as well as Special Education grades 1-6. I spend my summers and time off collecting passport stamps traveling with teachers to conduct research and learn about the world we live in. I have taught, volunteered and collaborated with children and science researchers/educators abroad. These experiences abroad are taken back to the classroom build the next generation of global citizens. Ask Why is a an educational store for educators to access real scientific data and photography from the ends of the earth to use in their classroom. Happy Teaching!!

MY TEACHING STYLE

Excitement and energy - Ready to build curiosity and responsibility for the next generation of global citizens

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

I have multiple research papers published with ProQuest in regards to the living environment and special education fields. I have received article recondition for my travels in the long island Herold and other local newspapers.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I received my Bachelors of Science from New Paltz and my Master of Science in Education in Queens College. After 40+ Countries, I have built a collection of environmental science material.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

My other hobbies include photographing culture and wildlife.

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