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Biology is the study of complicated things that have the appearance of having been designed with a purpose - RD
 
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In this lab students will observe photosynthesis in action! Using disks of spinach leaves (created with a hole punch) students will provide carbon and light for the leaves and watch for the production of oxygen. A fun, hands on lab, appropriate
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Introduce cladograms with something that almost every student has, cell phones! Trace the evolution of cell phones with the 10 cell phone picture/information cards. Also included... 3 differentiated versions of the data table: - Completed data
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Included you will get PowerPoint (editable) and PDF versions of these classroom rules posters. Each poster includes a classroom rule with a hashtag. These are fun and colorful, sure to catch your students' attention! Clean up after yourself
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This worksheet connects the concepts of the organic molecules (biomolecules): carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and nucleic acids. It's a good visual to use for students. It makes a great review or exit slip/ticket - but could also be used as a
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This is a nutrition lab that looks at the amount of calories consumed during one Thanksgiving Day meal. Students also need to calculate how much exercise they will need to completed in order to 'burn off' the excess calories. I would appreciate if
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Students use this internet WebQuest to discover information about mitosis. It's a good review tool to use for this topic. I would appreciate if you would leave feedback for this item. Thank you! Follow my store to get updates on new items as they
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Students complete a reading about Acid Rain and answer some questions about it. The last question includes US maps of the pH ratings of rain. Students need to analyze the maps (change over 20 years) and develop a hypothesis as to why they think
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Get your students out of their seats! This walk-about/stations lab gets students moving and learning about microscopes. This includes 12 stations (two require the use of a computer). Students become familiar with using a compound light microscope
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A scaffolded worksheet that you can do as a class, small group, or individually. Students practice analyzing cladograms, and culminate with creating their own. These cladograms are shown facing two different directions, which is great preparation
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Make practicing Punnett Squares Fun! These worksheets practice identifying homozygous and heterozygous genotypes, determining genotype and phenotype, and practicing basic monohybrid crosses. You will be provided with the worksheets and answer
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Students will use this manipulative to match up information and picture that correlates with the phases of meiosis. Each phase contains a 'name card', 'information card', and 'picture card'. Give these to students (mixed up) and ask them to sort
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Practice codominance problems with blood typing. Questions give scenarios where Punnett Squares will need to be completed, and an explanation given to answer the question. My students always enjoy this worksheet. We start working on it together
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Complete Chi-Square Analysis problems with something kids love! M&Ms! This will walk your students through step-by-step to complete a Chi-Square test using Milk Chocolate M&Ms. They will complete individual data as well as class data.
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Cell Phone Cladograms: Introduce cladograms with something that almost every student has, cell phones! Trace the evolution of cell phones with the 10 cell phone picture/information cards. Also included... 3 differentiated versions of the data
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If you watch Becoming Human (movie is 3 hours long) during class this is an excellent addition for your students to complete. Questions are in sequential order as they are presented in the movie. An answer key is included. I would appreciate if
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Students work in groups to create video interviews of scientists involved in developing the cell theory. It's a creative way to teach the concepts of the cell theory. Start the lesson by watching the "Wacky History of the Cell Theory" video (you
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Using three 2-Liter bottles students will create a closed ecosystem. Ideally, these ecosystems will be self-sustaining and will not require any intervention from humans. I would appreciate if you would leave feedback for this item. Thank
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Task Cards provide numerous possibilities: - Station Work - Assessment - Warm Up/Bellringer - Enrichment - Differentiation - Test Review They work great for individual or partner work! These task cards cover the topics of mitosis and meiosis.
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Students will create a foldable that includes interphase, prophase I, metaphase I, anaphase I, telophase I and cytokinesis, prophase II, metaphase II, anaphase II, and telophase II and cytokinesis. Students will cut out pictures of the phases of
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Students will practice Incomplete Dominance with Plastic/Easter Eggs! This fun, hands on activity has students analyzing what the parent genotype & phenotypes are (using a provided color-code chart). They then have to predict the outcome of
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have been a Biology teacher since 2006. I teach at Perkins High School in Sandusky, Ohio. Perkins High School is an Apple 1 to 1 school and STEM school located in Northwest Ohio. I serve as a team leader for our sophomore team, which includes creating grade-level wide cross-curricular projects.

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2016 Student Group won 2nd Place in the NOAA Marine Debris PSA Contest.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

B.S. Biology - Heidelberg College, 2006 B.S. AYA Education (Life Science) - Heidelberg College, 2006 M.Ed Classroom Technology - Bowling Green State University, 2013 M.S. Biology - Clemson University, in progress

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I have an amazing husband and two boys. I coached girls soccer for 10 years, and am also the National Honor Society Advisor.

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