Cara Baldree - From the STEM Up
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This introduction to microorganisms bundle includes an introduction to microorganisms accompanying a booklet, organization chart, effects of microorganisms foldable note, culture lab and culture lab with variables (buy agar), microorganisms buffet
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This wetlands, deserts, and forests animals and plants picture sort was specifically designed for the Utah 4th Grade Standard 5 Science Core along with the ecosystem wheel, booklet, and sketch. There are 24 wetlands pictures, 32 mountain/ forest
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Here's a great science resource for SAGE state testing or use it throughout the year to review each 5 science units. This is wonderful for state or unit testing, science centers, partner work, or a whole classroom activity. The 28 colored task cards
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These task cards were created for a Microorganisms unit for a Utah 6th grade classroom but works with any 5th – 7th graders. Focuses are characteristics, benefits, and diseases caused by protists, fungus, and bacteria, types of protists and their
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This Earth, Moon, and Sun mega bundle COMPLETES a science/ language arts unit on the for grades 2-4. This is perfect for interactive science journals (ISN) complete with a pacing guide, pre and post-assessments, teacher facts, essential questions,
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This MEGA Changes in Matter (physical and chemical changes) bundle was created for interactive science journals with interactive labs. Contents are word wall words with pictures and definitions (colored and B and W), word wall definitions page and
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Students really struggle comparing and contrasting objects that rotate and revolve. This picture sort allows students to discuss real life objects that rotate, revolve, or do both and can be included in an interactive science journal, science
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All students love music, so why not integrate figurative speech with popular music? This lesson has students listen to or watch the Taylor Swift performance of her song "Red" while searching for figurative language. This lesson is highly engaging
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This adaptations picture card sort has 12 picture cards and 12 Who Am I? adaptation description cards where students match the correct cards. Use them in science centers, with nonverbal learners, as partner work, individually, or whole class. I
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These 28 Physical and Changes task cards are an engaging activity where students can pair up with partners or work independently. This supplements a Changing Matter unit and this product is included in my Changes in Matter Bundle. This is a great
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This physical and chemical changes (changes in matter) bulletin board is a color-coded set in full color as well as a lesser color option set. The physical changes are on a blue background; the chemical changes are on a green background. The
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Do you need an engaging review game for your Physical and Chemical Changes unit? This was built for my Utah 5th grade students but isn't specific to Utah. Sound is included. There are five categories: Matter, Physical or Chemical Changes,
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Task cards can be used in science centers, interactive science notebooks, as a test review, individually, partners, or as a group game to study about the relationship between our Earth, Moon, and Sun. A Student Work Space sheet and an Answer Key
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This task card science bundle will prepare you ALL YEAR LONG to conquer the SAGE end-of-year testing. I use them each unit as well as at the end of the year for SAGE review as cooperative learning sets. They can be used 1) individually 2) with
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I have UPDATED this bulletin board set to emphasize our changing earth and it's fast and slow changers. I have also included two posters for mechanical and chemical weathering. I color coded the FAST CHANGERS in Green and the SLOW CHANGERS in Red.
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This wetland, forest, and desert physical description sort was designed for a 4th grade classroom in Utah but fits with anyone teaching the content. There are 33 descriptions total (12 wetland, 10 desert, 11 forest). Each ecosystem is described by
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These 28 engaging Changing Earth task cards are a perfect resource for test and unit review, for centers, individually, or can be made for partner work. They review weathering, erosion, and deposition. Several cards ask students to write in their
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These colorful 28 task cards were used in my 5th grade classroom Topics are open and closed circuits, elements of circuits, conductors and insulators, static and current electricity, and electrons. I do NOT cover series and parallel circuits. A
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These Heat, Light, and Sound Task Cards are perfect for test review as well as cooperative learning. You can make one set per pair, set them in a science center, or make one per class. This was made for a Utah 6th grade classroom, but it isn't
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This interactive rock cycle BINGO game (ROCK-O) is a full classroom set with 30 different BINGO cards in COLOR intended for a rocks, minerals and soil unit for grades 3-5. Included are 25 colored WHAT AM I?? calling cards for the teacher where he or
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I am currently the science specialist for grades 3-6 and love it! I have taught in Title 1 schools in downtown Salt Lake City, UT for 11 years. I am passionate about working with economically disadvantaged and second-language students, especially refugee children. I love these kids!

MY TEACHING STYLE

I focus on teaching a hands-on curriculum that is rich with vocabulary and cross-curricular integration.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

2011 ExxonMobil Teachers Academy recipient, 2014 American Geosciences Institute Teacher Academy recipient, 2015 Raytheon Engineering Teacher Scholarship recipient, 2015 Salt Lake District Highly Effective Teacher Award, 2015 Salt Lake District Superintendent Recognition, 2016 USTA Outstanding Elementary Educator Award (science)

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

(2006) Bachelor of Science in El. Education degree from Utah State University - Summa Cum Laude award, top 1% graduating class - Dean's List (2009) ESL endorsement (2011) Master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction from University of Phoenix

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Facilitator at UT Science Core Academy, 2013; Utah Science Teacher Association presenter, 2014; Salt Lake District Professional Development presenter, 2014; Salt Lake District Science PLC Facilitator, 2016

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