Science Kitty

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By Science Kitty
This is an activity sheet designed to accompany Whitman College's excellent online pig dissection. Questions are written in such a way that the students must fully explore the online dissection. A perfect activity to use in preparation for or in
Subjects:
Anatomy, Biology
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Laboratory, Internet Activities
$3.50
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By Science Kitty
This curriculum uses stories about food and cooking to give children a “taste” of different cultures around the world. Originally written for a Unitarian Universalist summer religious education class for children in grades K-5, this could easily be
Subjects:
Religion, Cooking, Holidays/Seasonal
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Whole Courses, Cultural Activities
$30.00
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By Science Kitty
This video worksheet goes along with the new Netflix documentary Unnatural Selection, which looks at CRISPR technology and the effects of genetic engineering on society. Warning--there are a few curse words in the documentary.
Subjects:
Science, Biology
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts
$2.00
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By Science Kitty
This worksheet goes along with the movie "Three Identical Strangers" that follows the story of identical triplets who were separated at birth as part of a twin study.
Subjects:
Science, Biology, Psychology
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Handouts
$2.00
1
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By Science Kitty
A lesson on latitude, longitude and topographic maps. This powerpoint includes 2 links to youtube videos that help explain concepts of latitude and longitude as well as the international dateline. Also included is a fun activity challenging
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, Geography, General Science
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations
$2.50
4
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By Science Kitty
In this activity students use balloons to simulate the Big Bang and the expanding universe.
Subjects:
Astronomy, Earth Sciences, General Science
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Laboratory
$1.50
5
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By Science Kitty
A simple web quest introduces students to environmental issues including air, land and water pollution. Students explore the website "What is Pollution for Kids" and answer questions. Follow up questions allow for extension of the activity and
Subjects:
Science, Environment, Earth Day
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Webquests
$2.50
3
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By Science Kitty
This is a worksheet to go along with the excellent interactive website "Understanding Geologic Time." In order to answer all the questions the students must click on and examine all the features of the website. Students learn about fossils, dating
Subjects:
Biology, Earth Sciences, General Science
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Internet Activities, Webquests
$3.00
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By Science Kitty
CRISPR is a revolutionary new genetic engineering technology. In this WebQuest your students will explore what CRISPR is, how it works, and its potential impacts on our species and our world.
Subjects:
Science, Biology
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Activities, Internet Activities, Webquests
$5.00
3
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By Science Kitty
Power point presentation introducing the 4 branches of Earth Science, the 4 spheres of the Earth, and the Scientific Method. Three hyperlinks are included to excellent video material available on youtube. Quick review questions are included, to
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, General Science
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations, Multimedia
$2.50
8
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By Science Kitty
Student surf the web answering questions about viruses and bacteria.
Subjects:
Biology, General Science
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Webquests
$1.00
3
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By Science Kitty
Students create a visual representation of the percent of Earth covered by the oceans and continents. Then research the world's oceans online. Using Google Earth examine some of the characteristics of the oceans and inland bodies of water. A fun
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, Geography, General Science
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Internet Activities
$2.00
3
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By Science Kitty
In this activity students will use a plasmid map to calculate the products of various restriction enzyme digests and predict the location of the DNA fragments when run on a gel. Good activity for an advanced biology or biotechnology class.
Subjects:
Biology
Grades:
11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
$2.00
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By Science Kitty
This package includes Holidays and Holy Days(fall, winter and spring,) plus Holidays and Holy Days:Summer Edition. 52 lessons in all. To learn more, check out my website: RE-Vision UU
Subjects:
Religion, Holidays/Seasonal
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Whole Courses
$120.00
Digital Download PDF (21.78 MB)
By Science Kitty
This worksheet accompanies the online virtual lab on community interactions, http://virtualbiologylab.org/community-ecology/This simulation models the processes of resource partitioning and competetive exclusion. Two species of barnacle compete for
Subjects:
Biology, Environment
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Laboratory, Internet Activities, Simulations
$3.50
2
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By Science Kitty
A great review game for plate tectonics, earthquakes and volcanoes. This set contains the bingo board, instructions and 30 terms that can be used to play bingo or printed as flash cards.
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, General Science
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Flash Cards, Games
$2.50
2
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By Science Kitty
This power point covers states of water, specific and relative humidity, cloud formation and precipitation. Download the free student follow sheet to accompany the presentation.
Subjects:
Earth Sciences
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations
$2.00
3
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By Science Kitty
A great get to know you activity for the first day in a biology class. Though originally written for a botany/zoology course, this is easily adapted to other biology or science classes, or even other subjects. Includes game sheet and directions,
Subjects:
Science, Biology
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Cooperative Learning
$1.50
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By Science Kitty
This bundle contains the original Books and Cooks: Cultural Cooking for UU Kids and Books and Cooks Volume II. 20 lessons in all. Perfect for a summer cooking camp or a semester curriculum. Buy both and save!
Subjects:
Religion, Character Education, Cooking
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Fun Stuff, Cultural Activities
$55.00
Digital Download PDF (2.65 MB)
By Science Kitty
This contains video guides and answer keys for the 4 episodes of the netflix documentary Unnatural Selection, exploring topics in genetic engineering, CRISPR and biohacking. Warning--rated TV-MA for language.
Subjects:
Science, Biology
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides
$6.00
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

16 Years

MY TEACHING STYLE

Inquiry/Hands on

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Yet to be added

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

B.A. Biology, Smith College, 1996 M.S. Natural Sciences, Central Connecticut State University, 2000

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Science Kitty is a pseudonym for Rachel Craine. Years ago, her young daughter named this store. Rachel teaches high school level earth science, as well as high school and community college level biology. She also is an active Unitarian Universalist, and has been teaching religious education for the last 10 years. She is passionate about children, science, the environment, social justice issues, and of course, CATS!

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