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By MrsFitz
This powerpoint is a great way to introduce your classroom procedures on the first day of school. This was inspired by a Harry Wong professional development seminar I attended, and many of the ideas are adapted from "The First Day of School: How to
Subjects:
Science, For All Subject Areas
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Other
$3.00
38 ratings
4.0
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This is a 13-slide presentation on stem cells designed for an intro level biology course. It provides an overview of cell differentiation, but focuses on the types of stem cells and their potential applications. I have included two hyperlinks
Subjects:
Science, Anatomy, Biology
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations, Minilessons
$2.50
18 ratings
3.9
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By MrsFitz
This is a 10 slide PowerPoint aimed at parents and guardians for back to school night. This is more appropriate for high school or middle school level, where the parents do not spend as much time in each classroom. It covers your goals as a
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Professional Documents, For Parents
$2.00
26 ratings
3.9
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By MrsFitz
This lab demonstrates both the specificity and denaturation of the lactase enzyme. This is a true kitchen-chemistry lab- the only required materials are skim milk, lactase tablets (from the pharmacy aisle), and glucose test strips. The lab is
Subjects:
Biology, Chemistry, Other (Science)
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Laboratory
$2.00
15 ratings
4.0
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This is a 47-slide PowerPoint presentation that covers the following topics: water consumption, water treatment, & types of pollutants. It also includes an activity that allows students to calculate their average daily water consumption.
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, Environment, General Science
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations, Activities
$2.50
8 ratings
4.0
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By MrsFitz
11 page PDF that contains tiered labs for a lesson about the molecules of life. It includes an advanced version, regular/CP version, and mini-lab version designed for a 42 minute period. A pre-lab worksheet and reinforcement sheet is also included.
Subjects:
Biology, Chemistry, General Science
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Laboratory
$2.50
9 ratings
3.9
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By MrsFitz
This is a project designed to be done in groups, but can also be completed individually and then shared with the class. Groups of students will be assigned the role of either a scientist, a politician, or an ethicist. Each group will assume their
Subjects:
Science, Anatomy, Biology
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Research, Projects, Activities
$3.50
12 ratings
4.0
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By MrsFitz
Webquest that takes students through the various types of stem cells. It also allows for independent research about current applications of stem cell technology.
Subjects:
Anatomy, Biology, Other (Science)
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Internet Activities, Webquests
$1.50
8 ratings
4.0
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By MrsFitz
This handout provides guidance for forensics science students to create a case study on a case of their choice. Useful links are provided to assist students in selecting a case. The requirements are outlined, and an assignment rubric is provided. I
Subjects:
Science, Criminal Justice - Law, Forensics
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Internet Activities, Homework
$2.50
2 ratings
4.0
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By MrsFitz
This worksheet is great for an overview of transcription and translation. The first portion reviews how mRNA is made from DNA and allows the students to create mRNA from a template DNA strand. The second part utilizes the codon wheel to translate
Subjects:
Science, Anatomy, Biology
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
$1.50
5 ratings
3.9
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By MrsFitz
This paper lab explores the following types of inheritance: complete dominance, codominance, incomplete dominance, as well as a dihybrid cross (2 traits). For each type of inheritance, the students will determine the parental genotypes & color
Subjects:
Biology, Other (Science), General Science
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Laboratory
$1.50
3 ratings
3.9
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By MrsFitz
This is a straight-forward lab that allows students to visualize the process of diffusion and osmosis using very few lab materials. Materials required are: potato, knife/scalpel, beakers or cups, salt water, and a scale/balance. I have also
Subjects:
Science, Biology, General Science
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Laboratory
$2.50
1 rating
4.0
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By MrsFitz
This is a PowerPoint targeted for a CP or Honors level biology course. It provides an overview of proteins involved in regulating the cell cycle & what goes wrong in cancer cells. It describes the three types of cancer and treatment options.
Subjects:
Anatomy, Biology, Other (Science)
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations
$1.50
2 ratings
3.7
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By MrsFitz
This is a fun holiday-themed STEM challenge that can be adapted for any grade level. Students must work within a budget to build Santa a parachute that will give him a slow, soft landing onto the rooftops! The activity can be adjusted depending
Subjects:
Math, Science, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Laboratory
$2.50
6 ratings
4.0
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This is a worksheet that helps students understand the concepts of dominant/recessive alleles and genotype/phenotype. They will flip coins to determine the genotype of their snowman. They will then draw the phenotype on the back of the paper.
Subjects:
Biology, Other (Science), General Science
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Cooperative Learning
$1.50
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By MrsFitz
This is a flexible activity that can be incorporated into a unit about genetics (sex-linked inheritance) or evolution and natural selection. It addresses the different types of color vision. In part 1, the students use an iPAD app to test
Subjects:
Science, Anatomy, Biology
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Laboratory, Internet Activities
$3.00
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By MrsFitz
This is a Taboo-style review game designed for biology students. It contains 30 game cards on 4 pages- I recommend printing on card stock. It also includes rules and an optional extension activity that can be used for a follow-up or homework
Subjects:
Science, Biology, General Science
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Games, Science Centers
$4.00
$3.00
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By MrsFitz
This 14-slide presentation is a great way to start the day. I project this on the board every morning, and I find it to be a great way to get middle and high school students to get in the habit of working on their "Do Now" or "warm-up" as soon as
Subjects:
Science, Biology, General Science
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Fun Stuff
$2.50
1 rating
4.0
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By MrsFitz
This is a one page "getting to know you" form that I used with middle & high school, but is appropriate for any grade level. You can edit it to change questions to be more specific to your class. My students loved this and I really learned a
Subjects:
Back to School, For All Subjects
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Classroom Forms
$1.00
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By MrsFitz
In this challenge, students will be given a budget to modify their matchbox cars to see who can make the fastest. The files are editable, so you can tailor the challenge to your age group and which materials you already have on hand! This includes
Subjects:
Math, Science, Problem Solving
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff
$2.50
2 ratings
4.0
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

9 years teacher middle/high school science 1 year teaching in higher education

MY TEACHING STYLE

Inquiry-based

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Finally learning to chose my battles!

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

BS Biology/Zoology Working towards MS Biology

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