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By Gowitzka's Science Stuff
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
Subjects:
Science, Archaeology, Biology
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Activities, Laboratory, Cooperative Learning
$1.50
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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
Subjects:
Science, Biology, Environment
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Laboratory, Cooperative Learning, Science Centers
$2.00
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A fun homeostasis lab with Homer! Can your students keep Homer alive for 5 minutes? This lab works well when discussing the characteristics of life, or studying homeostasis in more detail. Homeostasis is traditionally a tricky concept to teach.
Subjects:
Science, Anatomy, Biology
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Activities, Laboratory, Cooperative Learning
$1.50
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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
Subjects:
Science, Biology, Physical Science
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Homework
$1.00
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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
Subjects:
Classroom Management, For All Subjects, Classroom Community
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas, Posters
$0.85
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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
Subjects:
Science, Archaeology, Biology
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Worksheets, Homework, Cooperative Learning
$1.25
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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
Subjects:
Science, Biology
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Movie Guides
$1.00
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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
Subjects:
Math, Science, Health
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Laboratory
$1.00
5
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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 7 stations (one of which requires students to view EdPuzzles). Students become familiar with using a compound
Subjects:
Science, Biology, General Science
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Activities, Laboratory, Cooperative Learning
$1.00
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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
Subjects:
Science, Biology
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Internet Activities, Webquests
$1.50
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By Gowitzka's Science Stuff
Students analyze four karyotypes for gender an identify if the patient is normal or has abnormalities. Familiarizes students with karyotypes and how to read them. Check out my other great items in my store:
Subjects:
Science, Biology
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Laboratory
$1.00
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By Gowitzka's Science Stuff
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.
Subjects:
Science, Biology, Statistics
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Laboratory
$1.50
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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
Subjects:
Science, Anatomy, Biology
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Test Prep, Simulations
$0.90
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By Gowitzka's Science Stuff
With this purchase you will get an entire unit for Anthropology & Entomology. Information includes examining crime scenes for insect activity and bones to help identify the victim. I don't always use all of the activities, but they are all
Subjects:
Science, Forensics, Vocational Education
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Unit Plans, Activities
$25.00
$15.00
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By Gowitzka's Science Stuff
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
Subjects:
Science, Biology
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Worksheets, Homework, Cooperative Learning
$1.00
6
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By Gowitzka's Science Stuff
Students simulate the steps of transcription and translation with this foldable. They first complete the complementary strand of DNA, then transcribe the mRNA, and lastly identify the amino acids during translation. This is a nice hands on
Subjects:
Science, Biology
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Simulations
$0.95
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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
Subjects:
Science, Biology
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Laboratory
$2.50
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By Gowitzka's Science Stuff
Students practice dihybrid crosses by first examining hair/eye color as an example (great when done together as a class). There are three practice problems that look at humans: skin/eye color, pea plants: seed color/seed texture, and cats: fur
Subjects:
Science, Biology
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Homework
$1.50
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By Gowitzka's Science Stuff
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
Subjects:
Science, Archaeology, Biology
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Laboratory
$3.75
$3.00
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By Gowitzka's Science Stuff
In this webquest students complete research of many of the scientists that contributed to what we currently know about DNA. Choose your own links or use the list of included links. I find though that periodically some links have been removed, or
Subjects:
Science, Biology
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Internet Activities, Webquests
$1.50
6
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have been a Biology, Anatomy and Physiology, and Forensics 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.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Facilator

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

2019 Outstanding Biology Teacher of the Year for Ohio (NABT) August 2018 WeTeach App: Teacher of the Month 2016 Student Group won 2nd Place in the NOAA Marine Debris PSA Contest. 2017 Student Groups won 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place in the NOAA Marine Debris PSA Contest. 2018 Student Groups won 1st and 2nd Place in the NOAA Marine Debris PSA Contest. 2019 Student Groups won 1st and 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

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

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

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