# Mrs Schlachter

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This is a great activity that can be used as a formative assessment, summative project or simply a review of two biogeochemical cycles. Students create a double venn diagram and place the 11 descriptions in the correct areas on the venn diagram.
Subjects:
Science, Earth Sciences, Environment
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
\$1.50
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No time to teach science today....send home an experiment that can be done with materials easily found at home like ice cubes, salt, water bottles, balloons, etc.... This bundle has a set of 5 experiments that teaches concepts such as air pressure,
Subjects:
Science, Basic Principles, General Science
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Activities, Printables, Science Centers
\$5.00
7
What a fun activity to incorporate the Halloween holiday with a great Science lesson! A dichotomous key is a diagram used to sort things based on specific characteristics. This activity uses 8 different pieces of popular Halloween candy to sort
Subjects:
Science, Problem Solving, Halloween
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Cooperative Learning, Science Centers
\$1.50
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Can you figure out the mystery number with just 4 clues? You have to know the following math terms....square number, even, odd, multiples, factors, and more! This is a great review game before a test or just for fun to brush up on important math
Subjects:
Numbers, Math Test Prep, Critical Thinking
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
CCSS:
6.NS.B.4
\$3.00
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If you need to know how many sharks are in the ocean, do you count every single shark? You use random sampling! Random sampling is often a difficult lesson to teach in math. This is a great hands -on lesson to introduce the concept of sampling.
Subjects:
Math, Graphing, Literature
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
7.SP.A.2
\$2.00
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Let students teach one another about Climate Zones with this project. Students create a brochure or Google slide show featuring one of the 5 Climate Zones: Polar, Temperate, Tropical, Dry and Highland. Upon completion, students present their
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, Environment, Informational Text
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
\$1.50
12
Create a marshmallow launcher with just a round balloon, cup, and masking tape. Explore Newton's 2nd law (Force = mass x acceleration) by launching 3 different sized marshmallows, measuring and recording the distance of each launch and answering
Subjects:
Basic Principles, Physics, Physical Science
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Science Centers
\$1.50
11
Variables and controls are the main elements involved in scientific experiments. In this activity, students will learn the difference between the control group, independent variable and dependent variable and how to identify each.
Subjects:
Basic Principles, General Science, Informational Text
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Handouts
\$2.50
12
Some are silly, some are fun and you will learn by solving each one! To solve the riddles, you must use the correct order of operations. (Parenthesis, Exponents, Multiplication & Division, Addition & Subtraction) Once you solve the
Subjects:
Basic Operations, Order of Operations, Math Test Prep
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Math Centers
\$3.00
7
Tangrams are a great manipulative to use when teaching fractions or geometry! I introduce the tangrams by reading Grandfather Tang's Story by Ann Tompert. Then, I have the students try some of the puzzles and create a puzzle of their own or try to
Subjects:
Fractions, Geometry, Chinese
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Math Centers
CCSS:
4.NF.A.2
\$1.50
17
The Greedy Triangle by Marilyn Burns is a great book to introduce young children to polygons. In the book, the unhappy triangle wants to change into a new shape and so the adventure through the polygons begins! I created 3 activities to accompany
Subjects:
Geometry, Other (Arts), Literature
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Minilessons, Printables, Math Centers
CCSS:
K.G.A.1
\$1.00
10
Make a great visual representation of the layers of Earth's atmosphere using a 20 ounce clear plastic cup, food coloring, and some common household substances. Upon creating their atmosphere in a cup, students reflect upon what keeps the layers of
Subjects:
Chemistry, Earth Sciences, General Science
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Laboratory, Cooperative Learning, Science Centers
\$1.50
10
Looking for a fun holiday lesson that the kids will love? Let's sort some holiday candy! A dichotomous key is a way to organize and identify objects based on specific characteristics. In this activity, students will sort 8 different types of
Subjects:
Graphing, Science, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Graphic Organizers
\$1.50
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This activity can accompany my activity for Grandfather Tang's Story, a story written by Ann Tompert. Tangrams are an ancient Chinese puzzle made of seven tans or shapes. These teasers take two sets of tangrams to solve which allows the students
Subjects:
Geometry, Chinese, Literature
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Math Centers, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
4.NF.A.2
\$1.50
9
I have always enjoyed using literature books in my Math classroom. It is another great way of making learning math fun and cross-curricular. In this bundle, I have chosen 10 of my favorite literature books that I have used in Math class over the
Subjects:
Geometry, Measurement, Place Value
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Minilessons, Math Centers
\$12.50
\$11.25
4
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Upon learning about how the millions of animals are classified on our Earth, have students choose a favorite animal and create a classification poster/slide for it. In addition to writing both the common name and scientific name, students will list
Subjects:
Science, Biology
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
\$1.50
5
Looking for a great way to meet those new technology standards...look no further! Using the mini-Sphero robots, have students create an obstacle course from recycled materials and then block code or drive the robot through the course...it's that
Subjects:
Computer Science - Technology, Instructional Technology, Robotics
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Projects, Rubrics, Science Centers
\$2.00
3
There aren't many holidays made just for Math Teachers...but PI Day (March 14th) is one of them! Upon reading Sir Cumference and the Dragon of PI by Cindy Neushwander, give groups of students various round food items and a ruler to review radius,
Subjects:
Geometry, Measurement, Holidays/Seasonal
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Math Centers, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
7.G.A.1
\$1.50
9
A cell is a working system that can be compared to a real-life factory. In this activity, students compare a cell's organelles to the roles that people and objects do in a factory. By making a "real-life" connection to something students are
Subjects:
Science, Biology, Other (Science)
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Printables
\$1.50
4
Looking for a fun way to teach metric measurement conversions? I hand my students a cup of chocolate milk and have them hop like a kangaroo around the room before giving them this handout. They easily convert metric measurement by "hopping" by
Subjects:
Math, Measurement, Mental Math
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Handouts, Graphic Organizers, Posters
CCSS:
6.RP.A.3d
\$1.00
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have been teaching for 20 years now...time flies when you're having fun! I taught 5th grade Math & Science for 12 years before moving up to 7th grade Math & Science!

MY TEACHING STYLE

I love a hands-on approach to teaching both Math & Science and make learning FUN! Thank you TPT for providing this fantastic resource for my own lessons!

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Every day that you are doing what you LOVE is an award in itself!

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Masters Degree

I am a wife and the mother of 3 very active boys living in Ohio.