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Cell organelle station that include 15 plant and animal organelles with versatile uses and clear graphics. This activity can be used as review or test prep or a quick formative assessment. 15 stations complete with a hint (students answer what the
Subjects:
Science, Basic Principles, Biology
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Test Prep
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DNA Structure dry lab is a cut n' paste activity in which students build models of DNA and then answer 10 general questions about the structure of DNA. The download is a PDF file. All DNA pieces are included, complete with teacher tips and an answer
Subjects:
Science, Biology, General Science
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Fun Stuff
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Cell theory pop-up timeline dedicated to the figures of the cell theory is a great addition to an interactive notebook, but it can also be used as a free standing project. The scientists included are Hooke, Schleiden, Schwann, and Virchow, students
Subjects:
Science, Biology, General Science
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Fun Stuff
$3.00
$2.50
276 ratings
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This editable syllabus serves as a wonderful template for your secondary classroom- some components are already filled in, but you can simply change any text. You are also free to add or delete- it is completely editable in a PowerPoint format. If
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For All Subject Areas
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6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
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Syllabi, Handouts, Graphic Organizers
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251 ratings
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31 editable task cards are included in this set, and can be used as stations around the room or in small groups. You can even pick and choose which ones you want to use for warm ups, bellringers, or exit tickets! Topics include the cell membrane,
Subjects:
Science, Biology, General Science
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Task Cards
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This is an activity designed to be a final in-class assessment for pedigrees. Students should already be familiar with pedigrees before doing this in class. A 5.5 page activity titled "The Blue People of Troublesome Creek" focuses on the "Blue
Subjects:
Science, Biology, General Science
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets, Activities
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This is a 3 page activity in which students compare and contrast homologous and analogous structures. This is done via analyzing images, filling in tables and answering questions. There is also a brief section on vestigial structures. 11 questions
Subjects:
Science, Biology, General Science
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Higher Education, Homeschool
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Worksheets, Activities
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145 ratings
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Evidence for Evolution Activity Evidence for Evolution Webquest: a 4 page Web Quest hosted at evolution.berkley.edu. This helps students visualize and learn about different lines of evidence involved with evolution, including fossils and
Subjects:
Science, Biology, General Science
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Internet Activities, Webquests
$3.00
149 ratings
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DNA RNA Reading and Coloring Activity is a combined packet on DNA and RNA. Students read about DNA and RNA and answer 20 questions. The coloring instructions are mixed within the reading, referring to each structure as it goes along. The packet
Subjects:
Science, Basic Principles, Biology
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Minilessons
$3.00
148 ratings
4.0
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By Biology Roots
Stuck finding a resource that helps teach cladograms and evolutionary trees? Look no more. This is a 5 page PDF that is a great introductory tool to cladograms and evolutionary trees. It is completely self-contained so it would also make a great sub
Subjects:
Science, Biology, General Science
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets, Activities
$3.00
144 ratings
4.0
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Cell Theory Packet is 4 pages dedicated to the cell theory. Students learn about Hooke, Schwann, Schleiden and Virchow and how their scientific discoveries lead to the cell theory. Students fill in tables, diagrams, and answer analysis questions.
Subjects:
Science, Basic Principles, Biology
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Minilessons
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This is a hands on protein synthesis activity that serves as an interactive model to help students build an understand of transcription and translation, their relationship and outcomes. No matter how it's done, this is a successful activity when
Subjects:
Science, Basic Principles, Biology
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Interactive Notebooks
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Photosynthesis Leaf Cut Out This is a printable cut-n-paste activity that can also be easily used for an interactive notebook. Students read about the structure and function of the different types of cells found in a leaf, and then using clearly
Subjects:
Science, Biology, General Science
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Interactive Notebooks
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This set includes 35 editable task cards to cover your genetics unit.The cards are completely editable, as task cards are designed to be versatile. They cover Mendelian genetics and other inheritance patterns as described below:Task cards 1-20
Subjects:
Science, Biology, General Science
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Task Cards
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This is a 2 page activity that can be used as an introductory tool or as reinforcement. for passive transport. The first page is a coloring activity that covers osmosis, simple diffusion, and facilitated diffusion. The second page is an analysis
Subjects:
Science, Biology, General Science
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Homework
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4.0
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Cell Membrane Fluid Mosaic Model is a two page document consisting of cut outs and student directions to make a fluid mosaic model. This can be used for INB or as a freestanding project. The student directions are editable, so you can modify for
Subjects:
Science, Biology, General Science
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Fun Stuff
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148 ratings
4.0
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This is a 3 page, 14 question activity about the history of the periodic table. The reading components include Alchemy and Latin chemical symbols, discovery of phosphorus, Johann Dobereiner, Dmitri Mendeleev and two basic patterns found in the
Subjects:
Science, Chemistry, Physical Science
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
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Worksheets, Activities
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If you are teaching meiosis and looking for something different- for both you AND your students - this is the perfect opportunity for teachers and students to enjoy. Meiosis can be a very abstract concept for many students, and they really
Subjects:
Biology
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Fun Stuff, Internet Activities
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4.0
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This is a bundle of 5 activities plus a foldable codon chart to help students learn about mutations. Gene mutations AND chromosomal mutations are covered, as well as missense, nonsense, and silent mutations. In the bundle you will find... ❃ Gene
Subjects:
Science, Biology, General Science
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Minilessons, Interactive Notebooks
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94 ratings
3.9
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Evolution: Natural Selection Reading Exercise is a two-page reading exercise in which students read an excerpt about the transformation of the house sparrow, and apply the reading to some principles of natural selection. This promotes critical
Subjects:
Science, Biology, General Science
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Homework
$1.99
92 ratings
4.0
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I'm an avid science teacher who has taught an array of different subjects: biology, microbiology, chemistry, physical science and forensics! I love to do different things to try to make my lessons as interesting as possible so that my students want to come back for more!

MY TEACHING STYLE

I like to incorporate lots of pictures and videos into my lessons. I also like to do analogies, which come in handy for hard-to-grasp concepts in science. I love labs and by the end of the year all of my students love labs, too!

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

I have never been given an award for my teaching services. That would be awesome, though! =)

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I attended the University of Massachusetts in Amherst and obtained my degree in Biology and Science Education.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Massachusetts born and raised, mom of 3, Mythbusters addict. See my blog at www.biology-roots.com.

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