Before completing this activity, students will take notes (available for free in store) on the BrainPop video "Neurons" In the activity, students will make a comic strip narrative to describe the journey of an impulse as it travels through the
In this activity, students read and annotate a text to gather information about human influence on genetic inheritance.
MS-LS4-5 Gather and synthesize information about the technologies that have changed the way humans
I made this activity as a formative assessment for NGSS MS-LS3-2. Before students are introduced to content, they will be given a few minutes to try the matching activity as a pre-assessment. We will then watch "Crash Course Biology #9:
These engaging notes correspond with the BrainPop videos "Nervous System" and "Neurons". Students will learn about the nervous system and the neuron processes that carry messages through the body (NGSS MS-LS1-8). After completing the notes,
This two-week writing assignment is aligned with Next Generation Science Standards and Common Core ELA/Literacy Standards. My students really enjoyed researching for this project because they chose to focus on a disease that affected someone close
My class is just beginning our study of Growth, Development and Reproduction of Organisms. This was a great introduction to MS-LS3-2. After completing the handout, students played a game to see how their combination of traits made them unique.
The NIH has a great unit on genetics using characters from Harry Potter. I wanted the practice pages to be more like guided notes so I made a few formatting changes. The entire unit is available for download
The NIH has a great unit on genetics using characters from Harry Potter. I wanted the practice pages to be more like guided notes so I made a few formatting changes. These notes follow along with Lesson 2. The entire unit is available to download
The NIH has a great unit on genetics using characters from Harry Potter. I wanted the practice pages to be more like guided notes so I made a few formatting changes. I am using these questions as a summative assessment for MS-LS3-2.
My kids started this activity today and loved it! I overheard a few students exclaim, "Yes! I have pink eyes!", which is a sentence I never thought I would hear:) "Monster Babies" is the culminating activity for the Harry Potter Genetics unit from