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All the practice Punnett square worksheets you could ever want when teaching about meiosis and genetic crosses. This resource provides problems that are grouped into categories, including worksheets for plants, animals, humans, blood typing,
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A handy resource for teaching the difference between mitosis and meiosis. The resource includes a Venn diagram as well as a comparative table where students compare the features of mitosis and sexual reproduction. Answer keys are provided. This
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Strawberries are loaded with DNA as each cell has eight copies of their chromosomes. Because of this, they are a perfect fruit to use for a simple DNA extraction lab. The complete procedure for the extraction is described using a visual format and
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A must-do microscopic activity when teaching the differences between plant and animal cells. The procedures to prepare both wet mounts (onion and cheek cells) are completely described and images are included that identify the visible parts of each
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A fun hands-on activity where students use marshmallows and other common materials to simulate the process of meiosis and make marshmallow babies! At the end of the activity, the genetic diversity of all the marshmallow babies together shows the
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A nice graphing assignment where students plot the number of chromosome pairs of different organisms. The student data sheet is provided, as is graph paper. Data for favorite student animals such as dogs, cats, and horses is included.
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Lactic acid will build up in your student’s muscles in this active activity! Students first try to pinch a clothespin as many times as possible in a set time frame. As the number of trials increase, the fatigue of the muscles starts limiting the
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Students create a bar graph that depicts how long it takes different cells in the human body to replace themselves. Data for 12 different cells are provided and include taste buds, stomach cells, red blood cells, and alveoli. Students can learn that
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Everything you need to create an attractive genetic word wall in your classroom. This visually appealing resource features genetic vocabulary words which are paired with high-quality images. The cards look great on a bulletin board! Students can use
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A very useful resource when teaching about diffusion, which is an important topic in biology. The hands-on activity shows students the effects of different temperatures on the diffusion of food coloring in water. The activity is completely described
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One green banana will serve the needs of your entire class! The complete procedure to prepare a slide of banana cells for microscopic examination is described. Images of example slides are provided so that students will have an idea of what to look
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Enzymes found in certain fruits are able to breakdown the protein gelatin. In this hands-on experiment, students isolate fruit juices themselves and discover which fruits contain enzymes and which do not. The experiment uses the scientific method
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A set of 15 posters that show genetic terms such as DNA, RNA and many more. Each poster has a quality image: all the images are in the public domain. They look great in a classroom and help facilitate learning about the genetic code! For optimum
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A handy packet when teaching about carbohydrates including monosaccharides, disaccharides, and polysaccharides. All of the resources below are included in this packet. - A cut and paste activity where students glue monosaccharides together to form
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A quality set of 40 visually appealing task cards on the topic of Genetics. Many of the questions are paired with high-quality images. The student recording sheets and answer key are provided to make grading easy. For optimum long-term use and a
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

After obtaining a doctorate in Microbiology, I became certified to teach and now currently have nearly 25 years’ experience teaching science at the elementary, middle, secondary, and college levels. I have taught pre-K science and college science and everything in-between! I have been a consultant for the Columbia University School and have presented multiple times at national and regional NSTA conferences. I also taught Elementary and Secondary Science Methods classes at Marist College. I am the author of the Dr. Dave’s Science Teaching Manuals, a series of innovative instructional manuals for elementary, middle-school and secondary science teachers that can be found at drdavesscience.com. More recently I have written the 9th and 10th grade science curriculum for the Success Academy Charter Schools in NYC.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Hands-on, inquiry-based, and student-friendly science. Students love to learn science!

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

• Awarded Busch Predoctoral Fellowship, Rutgers U • Awarded Geraldine Dodge Educational Fellowship • I recently wrote 9th and 10th grade science curriculum for the Success Charter School System in NYC.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

PhD Microbiology, Rutgers New Brunswick, NJ 10/88 MS Microbiology, Rutgers New Brunswick, NJ 5/85 BS Forest Biology, SUNY Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse, NY 5/82 Graduated Magna cum laude

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