This is a general comic strip assignment that includes a rubric I created. I use this several times during the school year instead of an end of unit test. Students really enjoy getting to stretch their creative legs. I am always amazed by what they
This is a set of vocabulary for my unit on cell structure and function of organelles. I also include the difference between a prokaryote and eukaryote in this unit. The vocabulary is a 'cut and paste' matching. I use interactive notebooks in class
Vocabulary included in my unit on evolution. Includes definitions of: Charles Darwin, innate behavior, artificial selection, natural selection, learned behavior, fitness, geographic isolation, reproductive isolation, competition, species concept,
This project is used at the end of both the photosynthesis and cellular respiration units instead of a multiple choice test. It gives students a chance to show their creativity and use it to their advantage. Let them have fun with it.
This review incorporates everything students need to know about mitosis, meiosis and the cell cycle in one review packet. Sometimes I use the whole review, sometimes I only assign certain pages or parts depending on how the year goes.
This is a quick reference of root words in Biology. I have students add this to their interactive notebooks to be used for vocabulary throughout the year. This list is not comprehensive, these are the words we use most often.
I use this every year during photosynthesis as a way to show the movement of molecules through the chloroplast and where the sun's energy actually ends up. I use this as notes and on the test. Answer key coming soon.
I use this at the beginning of the year to create groups for students. I time students as they fill this in and then they put this into the front of their interactive notebooks. Then, throughout the year, to make grouping super easy, call out
Using standards based grading required "target" practice, with the targets essentially being the standard or content. If a student did not master the learning target, they were assigned one or more of these as target practice. The target practice
I use this as a quick way to compare mitosis and meiosis in student notebooks. They cut these out, sort them into the two categories, then write a brief summary in their own words about the two processes. Could be used as a review or even as a
I use this in the beginning of the year to introduce the concept of matter. I let students work in groups or with a partner to decide which of the things in the list are matter, then whole class discussion to place the 'unsure' items. I use
This worksheet incorporates everything we learned about ionic compounds - simple, polyatomic, multiple oxidation states and how to name acids as well. I use interactive notebooks so the first page includes what students put in their notebooks. The
This product is a vocabulary builder I use in my DNA unit. It is a fun way to 'play' with Biology vocabulary and incorporates a bit of competition. Even the students who don't like to participate in class LOVE this activity. It has 20 terms related