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By iExploreScience
In this activity, students experience how different materials interact with light and develop models to explain the phenomena they observe. MS-PS4-2: Develop and use a model to describe that waves are reflected, absorbed, or transmitted through
Subjects:
Science, General Science, Physical Science
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Laboratory
$7.00
41 ratings
4.0
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By iExploreScience
In this activity, students will be researching a renewable energy source. Their job is to understand what the technology is, how it works, and how it transfers one form of energy (for example, light energy from the sun) into another form of energy
Subjects:
Science, General Science, Physical Science
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Activities, Assessment
$4.00
25 ratings
4.0
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By iExploreScience
In this activity, students investigate how sound moves through different states of matter – solid, liquid, and gas. Sound energy is a form of energy we are able to hear. We hear this because sound energy causes a change in the motion of the
Subjects:
Science, General Science, Physical Science
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Laboratory
$3.00
24 ratings
4.0
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By iExploreScience
In this activity, students act out a scenario during which they must decide what type of power plant their town will invest in. Students will draw cards to determine their character and must present the point of view of the character described.
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, Environment, General Science
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Assessment
$5.00
31 ratings
4.0
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By iExploreScience
This PDF file contains three simple lab investigations for students to complete to determine whether mass is affected by physical changes. (Bee-tee-dubs: It's not.) The student instruction sheets have the question identified, procedure written out
Subjects:
Chemistry, General Science, Physical Science
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Laboratory
$3.00
16 ratings
4.0
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By iExploreScience
Included is a one page PDF file for a Science Fair Award Certificate.
Subjects:
Science, Other (Specialty), End of Year
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Printables
$1.00
11 ratings
4.0
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By iExploreScience
In this fun activity, students carry out a chemical reaction (or chemical change) to create a polymer bouncy ball. Students can then identify the indicators that suggest a new substance has been formed. Polymers are made up of long chains of
Subjects:
Chemistry, General Science, Physical Science
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Laboratory
$1.00
11 ratings
3.9
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By iExploreScience
This PDF file contains four pages, each with six to eight adaptations listed in a table of 9 boxes. Adaptations are divided into the following categories: environmental, defensive, locomotion, and feeding. Each organizer can be used independently,
Subjects:
Science, Biology, General Science
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Internet Activities, Webquests
$3.00
13 ratings
3.9
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By iExploreScience
In this activity, students observe properties of matter at eight stations. Each station focuses on a different property and provides opportunities to apply Science and Engineering Practices and discuss Crosscutting Concepts. Students document
Subjects:
Chemistry, General Science, Physical Science
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Laboratory
$5.00
9 ratings
4.0
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By iExploreScience
In this activity, students use everyday materials to develop devices, based on real tools, that can be used to clean up oil spills in ocean waters. They evaluate the effectiveness of their devices with and without the use of a dispersant. Included
Subjects:
Science, Environment, General Science
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Laboratory
$3.00
5 ratings
4.0
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By iExploreScience
This simple rubric is designed to assess a student's experimental design. As my students develop independent investigations, they compose a formal scientific paper documenting their background research, methods, data collection and analysis, and
Subjects:
General Science, Writing
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Rubrics
$1.00
6 ratings
3.9
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By iExploreScience
Included is a PDF file for group presentation. I frequently use this when completing "jigsaw" activities in which students focus on different elements of a topic and then share that knowledge with the class. This is a simple rubric that evaluates
Subjects:
Specialty, For All Subject Areas, For All Subjects
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Assessment, Printables, Rubrics
$1.00
8 ratings
3.9
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By iExploreScience
This 3-page PDF file contains a two page student workbook and grading rubric. Students are assigned an adaptation and must research an animal that has this adaptation. Students describe how the adaptation helps the animal survive in its environment.
Subjects:
Science, Biology, General Science
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
Workbooks, Activities, Internet Activities
$3.00
11 ratings
4.0
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By iExploreScience
In this activity, students receive a chocolate chip cookie and must "mine" the "coal chips" with a toothpick or paperclip. They get to see how the cookie, which represents the Earth, is changed by mining - a visual representation of the damage done
Subjects:
Science, Environment, General Science
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Science Centers
$2.00
10 ratings
4.0
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By iExploreScience
In this lab activity, students will use their observation skills to explore elements, molecules, and mixtures. They will develop and test a plan to separate a mixture. Teacher Instructions, Part 1: 1. Instruct students to divide their paper into
Subjects:
Chemistry, General Science, Physical Science
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Laboratory
$3.00
5 ratings
4.0
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By iExploreScience
Students will create cartoon characters that represent the following steps in the scientific method: Asking Questions, Background Research, Conducting the Experiment, Collecting/Analyzing Data, Drawing Conclusions, Sharing Results. Your characters
Subjects:
Science, Earth Sciences, General Science
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Activities, Assessment
$2.00
8 ratings
4.0
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By iExploreScience
In this activity, students will construct a DNA model based on a selected sequence using licorice and marshmallows. Then, students will translate their sequence into (fictional) genes that code for specific traits in man’s best friend – a dog.
Subjects:
Science, Biology, General Science
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Assessment
$4.00
2 ratings
4.0
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By iExploreScience
Assist students in organizing their understanding of the diverse ecosystems in our global environment through the creation of a world biomes flip book. Each "flap" highlights one biome, providing its name and a brief description. Beneath the
Subjects:
Science, Environment, General Science
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Study Guides, Activities, Printables
$2.00
3 ratings
3.9
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By iExploreScience
In this activity, students will observe physical and chemical changes to create a list of indicators of each type of change. Then, students will use this list to determine if additional changes are chemical or physical. Finally, students may have
Subjects:
Chemistry, General Science, Physical Science
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Laboratory
$4.00
6 ratings
4.0
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By iExploreScience
In this activity, students will work with batteries, wires, and small LED lights to create a variety of circuits. This lab is designed to be broken into 3 distinct parts. Therefore, the numbering for each task restarts for each section. There are 3
Subjects:
Science, General Science, Physical Science
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Laboratory
$3.00
4 ratings
4.0
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

eleven years in education :: private and public school experience :: urban classrooms

MY TEACHING STYLE

hands-on :: student-centered :: aligned to national standards :: Next Generation Science Standards :: BSCS 5E Model :: student ownership of their learning :: authentic learning tasks

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

NSTA Shell Science Lab District Winner (2015 and 2016) :: PSTA William B. McIlwaine Science Teaching Award (2014) :: NSTA Maitland P. Simmons Award for New Teachers (2014) :: Alpha Epsilon Lambda Graduate Honor Society (2011) :: Allegheny College Harold Huntley Haine Prize in History (2010) :: Allegheny College Alden Scholar (2006-2009) :: Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society (2009), Allegheny College Outstanding Junior History Major (2009) :: Lambda Sigma Honor Society

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Master of Education in Middle and Secondary Curriculum and Instruction, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania (2010-2012) :: Bachelor of Arts in History with a minor in Environmental Education, Allegheny College (2010) :: "Preserving Coastal Diversity: Sea Turtles and Bay Resources" The School for Field Studies: Center for Coastal Studies

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Pennsylvania Science Teachers Association (2014 - Present) :: National Science Teachers Association (2013 - Present)

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