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What happens when something disrupts the ability of a system to meet the needs of the organisms within its bounds? In this activity, students will explore what that “something” might be when presented with the problem of a precipitous decline in the
Subjects:
Biology, Environment, General Science
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Assessment
CCSS:
RST.6-8.1, RST.6-8.9, WHST.6-8.1, WHST.6-8.1a, WHST.6-8.1b, WHST.6-8.1e, WHST.6-8.2f, WHST.6-8.4, WHST.6-8.8, WHST.6-8.9
$13.00
78 ratings
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This unit pack is designed to address student understanding of the formation of the universe according to the big bang theory. The unit is aligned to NGSS HS-ESS1-2: “Construct an explanation of the Big Bang theory based on astronomical evidence of
Subjects:
Science, Astronomy, Earth Sciences
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Unit Plans, Assessment, Task Cards
$35.00
$28.00
24 ratings
4.0
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This 5E unit is designed to address the Next Generation Science Standard HS-ESS2-3: Develop a model based on evidence of Earth’s interior to describe the cycling of matter by thermal convection. Through this unit, students learn about Earth’s
Subjects:
Science, Earth Sciences, General Science
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Unit Plans, Assessment, Task Cards
$35.00
$22.00
14 ratings
4.0
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By iExploreScience
This 5E activity pack explores ecology concepts like biological and physical components of ecosystems (aka biotic and abiotic factors), ecological relationships, and changes in ecosystems. Activities touch on NGSS MS-LS2-1, MS-LS2-2, and MS-LS2-4.
Subjects:
Science, Environment, General Science
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Assessment
CCSS:
CCRA.R.7, CCRA.W.1, CCRA.W.2, CCRA.W.4, CCRA.W.8, CCRA.W.9, RST.6-8.4, RST.6-8.7
$20.00
$15.00
10 ratings
4.0
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By iExploreScience
This NGSS Strategy Bundle includes... - How To Integrate Engineering Practices eBook - Self Reflection: Evaluating Three Dimensional Instruction - Science Practices Log Sheet - SEP Task Card Set - SEP Student Bookmark *All resources include a quick
Subjects:
Science, Professional Development, Coaching
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Reflective Journals for Teachers, For Principals & Administrators, Professional Development
$16.00
$12.00
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By iExploreScience
Have you ever rushed through your curriculum, trying to hit all of your assigned standards? Have you wondered how anyone could possibly teach them all in just 200 days? Pretty much every teacher has been there, and that's a big reason why the NGSS
Subjects:
Science, Professional Development, Coaching
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Homeschool Curricula, For Principals & Administrators, Professional Development
$25.00
1 rating
3.8
Video & Supporting Document
Duration: 34:39
By iExploreScience
One of the big shifts with the Next Generation Science Standards is that you are no longer teaching content for content’s sake -- science instruction is no longer based around a list of facts, but rather, the focus is on the broader concepts that
Subjects:
Science, Professional Development, Coaching
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Homeschool Curricula, For Principals & Administrators, Professional Development
$25.00
1 rating
3.8
Video & Supporting Document
Duration: 29:53
By iExploreScience
This is Nicole VanTassel withiExploreScience, your go-to for NGSS resources and professional development. In this workshop, we will be talking about designing NGSS-aligned instruction.As we switch to the Next Generation Science Standards, we must
Subjects:
Science, General Science
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Mini-Course, For Principals & Administrators, Professional Development
$25.00
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Duration: 39:27
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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

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

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

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