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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,
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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,
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Kinetic and Potential energy worksheet with answer key. This practice assignment allows the students to apply the idea of conservation of energy means, using the mathematics that the total change of energy in any system is always equal to the total
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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,
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Assessment task used to measure students ability to come up with a claim then support it with evidence and reasoning. This task gives students data, and they use the data to come up with their claim, give evidence and reasoning. In addition
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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
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This is a rubric that I have used for 4 years now with my high school students in conjunction with organized binder system. It's a rubric that evaluates the organization of their binder on a 1-5 point scale. Rubric can be used in two ways. As a
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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
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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
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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.
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This 5 page packet engages the students in understanding how their ears work so that they can hear the sounds that surround us. Concepts include: parts of human ear, sound waves, decibel levels, threshhold of hearing. Fully editable word document.
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Beautiful 2 page graphic organizer on seismic or earthquake waves Compares: Surface vs Body Waves Primary Waves Secondary Waves Love Waves Rayleigh Waves Provides easy to label diagrams for each wave type The second page allows students to label
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Do your students struggle with radiometric or Carbon dating? This activity is an engaging way to introduce the concept of dating to your students. It relies on a concept they already understand - popcorn popping in the microwave. Included in this
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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
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This activity is designed to get students to grasp the understanding of the enormous size of our universe. Skills practiced: * Scientific notation * Metric units and conversions * Proportional thinking * Modeling Students use the size
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Taught for 7 years and counting at Chicago Public Schools

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Direct, Socratic questioning, STEM, inquiry based.

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

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