Innovative Science Curriculum Solutions

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Bestseller! This online lab utilizes this photosynthesis simulator- NO FLASH PLAYER NEEDED! It might look a little complicated at first, but I orient students to it well, and it’s not as scary as a gen bio student might think it is! I have the
Subjects:
General Science, Science, Biology
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Internet Activities
$3.75
51
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By Innovative Science Curriculum Solutions
This activity packet is designed to help beginning Biology students understand the basics of stem cells and why they are important. When students are done, they should be able to do the following:- define what a stem cell is, why it’s like a “blank
Subjects:
Science, Anatomy, Biology
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Handouts
$5.00
38
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By Innovative Science Curriculum Solutions
This is one of my best-selling items!!!There is an excellent article about a woman who recently underwent a face transplant after being severely burned with lye. The article is called "Beyond Recognition," found here:
Subjects:
Science, Anatomy, Biology
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Homework
$3.00
36
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This is my MOST FAVORITE PROJECT of ALL TIME!!! I have used it for nine years and have really fine-tuned it over time. I use this with my 9th and 10th graders in Gen Bio.I count it as the test for my genetics and heredity unit. Students will choose
Subjects:
General Science, Science, Biology
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 7th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Assessment
$5.00
15
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Berkeley has a really nice interactive website about Geologic Time. This WebQuest walks students through the interactive in Part I, and in Part II, they get to research a dinosaur of their choice. This usually takes my students one class period
Subjects:
Science, Archaeology, Earth Sciences
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Webquests, Activities, Internet Activities
$2.50
40
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When I taught the water cycle to my 7th grade students (which they should have already learned about before being in my class), I took it one step further and tied in energy levels and states of matter. I had my students show their knowledge of this
Subjects:
Science, Earth Sciences, Environment
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Assessment
$3.00
36
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This bundle includes my two virtual histology labs:EpithelialConnective, Muscular, and NervousPlease see each product individually for more information.
Subjects:
Science, Biology
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Laboratory
$10.00
$8.00
10
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By Innovative Science Curriculum Solutions
For 10 years, I had my Anat & Phys kids looking at connective, muscle, & nervous tissues under the microscope. Even though they pointed things out to me and I checked their answers, I suspect that half the time, they were looking at the
Subjects:
Science, Anatomy, Biology
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Laboratory
$5.00
8
Online Resource
Google Slides™
By Innovative Science Curriculum Solutions
I teach in WI and we have to create an SLO for Educator Effectiveness each year. For the last few school years, my SLO has been as follows (and feel free to use it if it works for you!!)-- "By the end of the __ school year, 90% of students will get
Subjects:
Graphing, Science, Biology
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Assessment
$25.00
10
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By Innovative Science Curriculum Solutions
This is the Protist Lab I use in my general Biology class. The students visit 12 different sites and read about various protists. After the students complete the online portion, I have them look at four protist microscope slides of their choice.
Subjects:
General Science, Science, Biology
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Webquests, Activities, Laboratory
$4.00
20
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By Innovative Science Curriculum Solutions
Understanding how the leading and lagging strands of DNA are synthesized differently can be difficult, even after seeing many animations and videos. I believe that by physically modeling things, students gain a more thorough understanding of
Subjects:
Science, Anatomy, Biology
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Simulations, Activities
$3.50
30
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By Innovative Science Curriculum Solutions
This WebQuest walks students through the sun and planets of our solar system, using the following website, https://nineplanets.org/kids/.Students read the information about each object, and are asked to draw each (in color). Most of the questions
Subjects:
Science, Astronomy, Earth Sciences
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 7th
Types:
Webquests, Activities, Internet Activities
$4.00
19
Online Resource
Google Docs™
By Innovative Science Curriculum Solutions
Action potentials are HARD to teach. I tried teaching the concepts with POGILs at the AP Bio level (which I LOVE), but I felt that the information was still too abstract and too hard to process for most of the students. Thus, I designed this
Subjects:
Science, Anatomy, Biology
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Simulations, Activities, Assessment
$10.00
10
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By Innovative Science Curriculum Solutions
For 10 years, I had my Anat & Phys kids looking at epithelial tissues under the microscope. Even though they pointed things out to me and I checked their answers, I suspect that half the time, they were looking at the wrong thing/didn’t really
Subjects:
Science, Anatomy, Biology
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Laboratory
$5.00
5
Online Resource
Google Slides™
By Innovative Science Curriculum Solutions
This online lab utilizes this lactase enzyme simulator- NO FLASH PLAYER NEEDED! It might look a little complicated at first, but I orient students to it well, and it’s not as scary as a gen bio student might think it is! I have the answer key
Subjects:
General Science, Science, Biology
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Internet Activities
$3.75
4
Online Resource
Google Docs™
By Innovative Science Curriculum Solutions
Looking to include some inquiry into your Anat & Phys class, or trying to hit HS-LS1-3 in a Gen Bio class? This is the perfect resource for you! This inquiry lab has students design an experiment to test how a stimulus or activity affects heart
Subjects:
Science, Anatomy, Biology
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Laboratory
$6.00
7
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By Innovative Science Curriculum Solutions
This is the big one! This compressed folder holds all of the Bozeman and Crash Course write-a-longs (and two Ted Talks) that are currently for sale in my TPT store. This bundle is best for AP Biology. It contains some Anatomy WALs, but if you teach
Subjects:
Science, Biology
Grades:
11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Homework
$38.25
$35.00
9
Bundle
By Innovative Science Curriculum Solutions
For the AP Bio test, students have to get really proficient at analyzing experiments/data and justifying claims with evidence and reasoning. HHMI Data Points make a perfect launching pad for helping students think through information.Data Points
Subjects:
General Science, Science, Biology
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Homework
$12.25
$11.00
6
Bundle
By Innovative Science Curriculum Solutions
This is one of my best-selling items!!!There is an excellent article about a woman who recently underwent a face transplant after being severely burned with lye. The article is called "Beyond Recognition," found here:
Subjects:
Science, Anatomy, Biology
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Homework
$2.00
58
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By Innovative Science Curriculum Solutions
Coming upon a unit on cellular energetics? Here are some of my favorite items for tackling this tough topic. Most of these activities are targeted towards the general biology level, but can also be used at the AP level.*Bozeman Photosynthesis &
Subjects:
General Science, Science, Biology
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Assessment
$16.00
$14.00
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I teach at a small, rural school in Wisconsin (2010-present). My course load includes or has included: 10th-12th Applied STEM, 9th/10th grade Biology, 11th/12th grade Anatomy and Physiology, 11th/12th grade AP Biology, 10th-12th grade Environmental Science, 10th-12th grade AP Environmental Science, Independent Research, 7th grade Earth Science, 9th grade Earth Science (trimester), 9th grade STEM (trimester).

MY TEACHING STYLE

I try to incorporate as much variety as possible into my lessons. I love modeling & hands-on work, collaboration, creative assessments, and more. I push students to see the connections between concepts and classes, think critically, work well with groups, and other important skills.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

PAEMST Wisconsin State Finalist (2017)

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

University of Wisconsin- La Crosse; EA-A Education, Broadfield Science, Biology University of Wisconsin- Platteville; Master's in Secondary Education with a STEM focus

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Besides being a teacher, I am a dog/cat/goat mom, I teach yoga, I make stained glass art (Autumn Phoenix Designs on Etsy), and I wrote a book ("Teaching Hacks! Ideas to Make Life as a Secondary-Level Teacher Easier" at https://goo.gl/LTtvmi). Visit my website! https://innovativesciencesolutions.com/

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