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Want a cool way to make the digestive system meaningful to your students? This lab is an engaging way to show students why the digestive/excretory systems are important to the human body! Students will create different solutions of urine, and then
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For many of our students, trying to map out their own family tree in terms of genetic traits can be challenging. This project turns that on its head, and let's students get a bit silly! The document includes rubric/directions that requires students
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This exercise uses student knowledge of acids and bases. It requires them to apply their knowledge of acid/base indicators, and identify accurate various acids and bases. To practice interpreting data, there are sections for them to organize their
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Teaching students to analyze data is challenging. This guide gives students a structured approach to analyze data that they can use over and over again. It will work with virtually any type of data you are asking students to analyze and
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This rubric is designed around the skills student need to execute to be successful at the NGSS: analyzing, inferring, and identifying trends. There are two versions of the rubric included. The first includes just analyzing, inferring, and
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These cards are preformatted so you can easily print them off on 4x6 inch index cards, clip them together with a ring and use them! That way, you can make sets for every table in your classroom if you want to give students choice, or easily tell
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This lab is a great introduction to helping upper elementary/middle school students understand about the process of osmosis. The best part? It doesn't require any fancy materials! All you need is eggs, vinegar, and corn syrup to get the lab
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Need quick review for a topic for a unit test or even standardized test review? Try a review in fifteen minutes! Includes practice to differentiate between atoms, elements, compounds, and mixtures, as well as components of the atom. Contains five
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Want to find a more engaging way to teach density without using pages and pages of practice problem? This inquiry based investigation requires students to practice accurate measurement, use it to calculate density, and then compare the densities to
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Need quick review for a topic for a unit test or even standardized test review? Try a review in fifteen minutes! Contains five activities that each can be done and reviewed in fifteen minutes or less! Formatted so that they can be easily presented
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Need quick review for a topic for a unit test or even standardized test review? Try a review in fifteen minutes! Includes activities for students to practice comparing and differentiating between chemical properties and changes. Contains five
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Want to teach your kids about pH, but don't have the time to order special chemicals? This cabbage juice pH lab allows students to collect accurate data on acids and bases using common chemicals! Includes directions, data table, data analysis
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Need quick review for a topic for a unit test or even standardized test review? Try a review in fifteen minutes! Contains five activities that each can be done and reviewed in fifteen minutes or less! Formatted so that they can be easily presented
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Need to teach or review the concepts and vocabulary in the human body system efficiently and effectively? This packet includes ten graphic organizers, including two that map the digestive system and heart. They are designed to be done easily in
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Need quick review for a topic for a unit test or even standardized test review? Try a review in fifteen minutes! Includes a variety of activities for students to review and compare physical and chemical properties as well as physical and chemical
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Need quick review for a topic for a unit test or even standardized test review? Try a review in fifteen minutes! Contains five activities that each can be done and reviewed in fifteen minutes or less! Covers the basics of the relationship between
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Are you teaching students basic chemistry or soil formation as part of ecology? Compost Chemistry blends inquiry with both of those subjects! In this activity, students can design an activity, watch soil form from their own food, and analyze how
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Need quick review for a topic for a unit test or even standardized test review? Try a review in fifteen minutes! Contains SIX activities that each can be done and reviewed in fifteen minutes or less! Covers the topics of cell organelles, cell
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Need to teach energy transformations but have no idea where to start? This inquiry designed lab is easy to do. At the same time, it gives your students a chance to flex their stem muscles! Includes step by step directions, data sheets, graph,
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Need an easy lab to give students hands-on practice with measuring and calculating average speed? Well, here you go! All you need is some balls, a few ramps, and you are off! Includes helpful teacher hints, and a bonus link to the Google Document
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

From 2001 to 2004 she taught 4th-12th grade English and Science at a private Buddhist school in Union City, California. In 2004, she returned to South Carolina and joined Richland School District 2 at Kelly Mill Middle School. During 2004-2013 she taught 6th, 7th, and 8th grade science courses. In that time, she held a grant from the EPA/South Carolina Department of Education for environmental education under EIC (Environment as an Integrating Context) and later Project INDIGO, which also partnered with Clemson University. As part of this she collaborated with a number of organizations including Riverbanks Zoo, South Carolina Aquarium, and USC’s Baruch Institute to create environmental educational opportunities for students.. From 2010-2013 she served as the science department chair for Kelly Mill Middle School. In 2014, she joined Dent Middle School. Outside of Richland 2, she has also served as a coaching teacher for the University of South Carolina, an adjunct professor for Midlands Technical College and the University of Phoenix, and a National Board Scorer for ETS. In 2007, she has presented at the National Science Teacher’s Association conference on the conceptual change model. As part of a program between NOAA, AME, and Navy she became certified to teach conduct physical oceanography training for teachers through the Maury Project. Additionally, she has also volunteered her time to serve as a reviewer for Middle Level Teacher certification programs for the South Carolina Department of Education.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Unconventional and often rebellious.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

In 2016 she was honored as the South Carolina Aquarium STEM Educator of the Year, and Richland County Conservation Teacher of the Year (Honorable Mention). In 2015 she was honored as Gills Creek Watershed Association's Watershed Heroes Award.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

After meeting the legendary oceanographer Dr. Bob Ballard with her grandfather, she decided to pursue marine science. Dr. Tustin earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Marine Science from the University of South Carolina in 1999. As part of that program of study, she completed a fellowship at the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric at the University of Miami in 1997. She also participated in a number of environmental education programs in the San Francisco Bay area. In 2003, she earned a Masters of Arts in English from California State East Bay, where she also worked with disabled students at the university. She also holds a PhD in Educational Technology from Walden, and in 2007 she became National Board Certified in Adolescent Science.

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