Lesson includes the following:
Warm up Activity
Guided Practice identifying examples of homeostasis using Power
Interactive Foldable (Pamphlet)
Cooperative Group Activity: Round Table
Tiered Exit Tickets
TEK 7.13(13) Organisms
Student worksheets with guided notes, topographic map analysis questions, and topographic profile practice maps.
Checks for understanding embedded in presentation.
Student Activity with detailed step-by-step instructions for
In this lesson, students learn how invasive species threaten ecosystems and negatively impact native organisms.
Students will develop an Invasive Species Wanted Poster meant to educate the public about identifying and
Focus Activity: Pangaea Puzzle Activity with pre and post activity questions.
Introduction to Plate Tectonics and the Theory of Continental Drift, including Alfred Wegener.
Animations of continental drift and convection
Interpret and describe changes in position or direction of an object over time using motion graphs.
Types of Graphs Included in Lesson:
Task 1: Reading Multiple Step Motion
Power Point: An introduction to the Electromagnetic Spectrum including examples, energy, and wavelengths. Includes guided notes and a student activity sheet designed to help students identify examples of the EM spectrum in everyday life.
Lesson covers the three main types of plant tropisms: Phototropism, Hydrotropism, and Gravitropism (Geotropism). Included in the lesson is an interactive power point presentation with guided notes. There is a check for understanding at the end which
Lesson includes printable student worksheets that review the function of a line graph and instructions on how to correctly display data using a line graph. Students answer questions by analyzing line graphs and create their own graphs from data sets.
An introduction to "heat" and "temperature"
3 methods of heat transfer: Conduction, Convection, Radiation
Sea Breeze vs. Land Breeze:
-direction of breeze flow
-Check for understanding breeze
PowerPoint presentation includes the following topics, examples, guided practice, and printable student worksheet:
Review of Elements, Compounds, Chemical Formulas, Chemical Equations, Reactants, and Products.
Lesson Focus: Reciprocal relationship
Students will model and illustrate how the tilted Earth rotates on its axis, causing day and night, and revolves around the Sun causing changes in seasons.
PowerPoint Presentation Includes the following:
Animated graphics used to
Power Point of the major human body systems, their organs, and their functions. Includes animated graphics to enhance students' understanding. May be used with the Human Body Systems Foldable available on the same site.
This PowerPoint includes the following:
Introduction to physical and chemical changes.
Multiple Response strategy activity identifying examples of physical and chemical changes.
Laboratory Activity: Mystery Powders - Valentine's Day theme activity.
This PowerPoint takes students on a journey through the levels of organization from the organism to the nucleus of a single cell. Students are able to visualize the relationship between chromosomes, DNA, and Genes. The guided notes are formatted for
5E Lesson: Components of the Universe – Size
Students will –
-use everyday objects as models to compare and contrast the size of different components of the universe.
-identify advantages and limitations of models such as size,
Essential Question- What are the characteristics that make a planet habitable for humans? What conditions need to exist in order for life to survive?
Students explore the conditions necessary for life to be present on Earth using guided notes from