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By Mrs Lyons
Use this activity to drill your students on the skill of writing scientific explanations using the claims, evidence and reasoning framework. In this activity at each station students encounter a science data presentation in form of a graph, map,
Subjects:
Science
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Science Centers, Interactive Notebooks, Activities
$4.49
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By Mrs Lyons
Do your students have trouble constructing scientific explantations? Or arguing from evidence? Do you have trouble getting your students to write their science explanations using the claims, evidence, and reasoning framework? Did you painstakingly
Subjects:
Science
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Science Centers, Interactive Notebooks, Study Guides
CCSS:
W.9-10.1, W.9-10.7, RST.9-10.1, RST.9-10.7, RST.11-12.1, RST.11-12.7
$2.50
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By Mrs Lyons
In this activity students examine 7 lines of evidence in support for the theory of continental drift. Two modes of running this activity are included either assign teams to become expert groups and then teach the material to the entire class, or
Subjects:
Science
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Interactive Notebooks, Activities, Laboratory
$2.99
77
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By Mrs Lyons
Worksheet to drill the students on identifying Primary, Secondary waves, determining P-wave and S-Wave arrival times, calculating S-P interval, Determining earthquake epicenters, and distances 2 pages | 11 problems.
Subjects:
Science
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Handouts
$2.99
33
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By Mrs Lyons
Restorative justice converstation starter cards. These cards can be used to start a reflective conversation with a student who was misbehaving or causing some sort of a disruption in class. The questions or sentence starters on the cards guide the
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Task Cards, Activities, Scripts
$2.59
70
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By Mrs Lyons
Do you want your students to apply the concepts of force, acceleration, impulse and momentum to real world scenario? Do you want them to see actual data to determine forces during collisions? This is a perfect activity for you.Students will analyze
Subjects:
Physical Science, Anatomy, Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 7th
Types:
Task Cards, Activities, Laboratory
$2.49
22
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By Mrs Lyons
7 Stations to teach plate tectonics to students.Teachers: You will need copies of student note page for each students. You will need to make copies of station pages and task cards as well as gather the materials for station 2 and also two
Subjects:
Science
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Interactive Notebooks, Activities, Laboratory
$3.99
41
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By Mrs Lyons
NGSS aligned video lesson and activity handout for getting students to map volcanoes and earthquakes using latitudes and longitudes. Have students determine which places are earthquake risky and earthquake safe. Develop the evidence for plate
Subjects:
Science
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Video Files, Activities, Handouts
$2.60
44
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By Mrs Lyons
This project is a great way for students to finish their study of plate tectonics. In this project, students research, develop and deliver a Google Slides presentation on one of case study disasters. Students then listen to all the presentations and
Subjects:
Science
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Research, PowerPoint Presentations
$4.39
21
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By Mrs Lyons
A short lab activity for astronomy or earth space science. Students make a double line graph of the number of sunspots and the number of crashed satellites in a given year. Then they look for patterns and write a science conclusion utilizing claim,
Subjects:
Engineering, Science, Astronomy
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, 7th
Types:
Activities, Laboratory, Homework
$3.29
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By Mrs Lyons
This product contains two rubrics for helping student construct explanations and arguments in science. The rubrics are generic enough to accompany any lab, or any science discipline. Use this product in three ways: 1. As an assessment tool for
Subjects:
Science
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Scaffolded Notes, Rubrics, Science Centers
CCSS:
WHST.9-10.1
$1.99
35
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By Mrs Lyons
A worksheet that brings it all together for students. Concepts included: Earth's internal layers, Seismic Waves, P-waves, S-waves, Angle, Distance. 16 questions Answer Key!
Subjects:
Geology, Science
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Interactive Notebooks, Activities
$1.99
36
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By Mrs Lyons
Assessment of student knowledge and skills that tests the following concepts: 1) Seismic Waves 2) Seismograms 3) P-waves vs S-waves 4) Epicenter 5) Richter Scale 6) Mercalli Magnitude 7) Locating the earthquake epicenter NGSS Alignment: MS-ESS3-2.
Subjects:
Geology, Science, Earth Sciences
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Test Prep, Assessment
$2.99
21
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By Mrs Lyons
6 beautifully designed work stations on the concepts work and power. Skills involved: - Reading comprehension - Graphing - Mathematical analysis - Working with equations - Selecting and interpreting data All stations include an answer key in the
Subjects:
General Science, Science, Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, 6th, 7th
Types:
School Nurse Documents, Task Cards, Activities
$3.99
27
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By Mrs Lyons
An assignment for students to complete as they watch "Earth: Making of a Planet" movie documentary. The video takes students through topics such as formation of the solar system, formation of the earth and moon, differentiation of the Earth,
Subjects:
Science
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 12th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Laboratory
$3.49
15
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By Mrs Lyons
In this activity, students will use the characteristics of waves to encode and send a Snapchat message to a classmate. They will then decode the message they received using their knowledge of frequency, wavelength and amplitude and transform the
Subjects:
Science
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Laboratory, Printables
$2.25
26
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By Mrs Lyons
I have designed this task to serve as a culminating activity for the unit on natural resource acquisition and human activity. This task will challenge the students to think about how to use data build their arguments. You can use this task in a
Subjects:
Science
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Science Centers, Assessment
CCSS:
WHST.9-10.1
$1.99
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By Mrs Lyons
Do your kids struggle constructing science explanations or arguing from data? This is a great activity to drill and practice this skill. Give them practice writing claims, evidence and reasoning in your earth science class. In this activity
Subjects:
Science
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 6th
Types:
Worksheets, Science Centers, Activities
$3.99
25
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By Mrs Lyons
Students use their math skills to determine whether the solar panels generate cheaper or more expensive electricity for a generic location, and also for the city of Chicago. (You can change this to your locale).Answer key is included.
Subjects:
Math, Science
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Interactive Notebooks, Homework
$1.99
14
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By Mrs Lyons
Use this product to get your students to produce high quality scientific explanations using all the science and engineering practices in NGSS. This product is applicable to any science subject and any lab or investigation. The double sided bookmark
Subjects:
Science
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Science Centers, Interactive Notebooks, Laboratory
$2.09
31
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Taught for 7 years and counting at Chicago Public Schools

MY TEACHING STYLE

Direct, Socratic questioning, STEM, inquiry based.

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Framework Specialist

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

B.S. Astronomy & Astrophysics - University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Illinois Teaching Certification - Astronomy, Earth Space Science

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