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How do we know Darwin was right about evolution via natural selection? In this activity students will read/learn about Peter and Rosemary Grant, a couple from Princeton University who traveled to the Galapagos to conduct research. Students will
Subjects:
General Science, Biology, Environment
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Google Apps, Activities, Printables
$3.50
237
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Are you teaching evolution and how speciation occurs? Use this skittles lab to have your students model how species separate (in this case, through geographic and ecological isolation.) It's fun and almost no prep! Materials needed per group: Dixie
Subjects:
General Science, Science, Biology
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Worksheets, Google Apps, Laboratory
$5.00
128
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As Darwin traveled around the Galapagos Islands, he noticed that the tortoises on each island were slightly different, especially evident by the length of their neck. During this activity, students will learn about the different types of tortoises,
Subjects:
General Science, Basic Principles, Biology
Grades:
8th, 9th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Google Apps, Printables
$3.50
144
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Bundle and save with this evolution unit! Check out the previews of the lessons, labs, and activities included in your purchase!Be sure to follow my TpT store by clicking on the green "follow me" next to my seller picture to receive notifications of
Subjects:
General Science, Basic Principles, Biology
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Lesson, Laboratory, PowerPoint Presentations
$78.00
$62.40
32
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By Science Lessons That Rock
Have you wanted to try out project based learning in your classroom? Not sure where to start? This resource will guide you through the entire PBL process and is geared towards secondary science classrooms. Included in your purchase: - Step by step
Subjects:
General Science, Physical Science, Biology
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Projects, Lesson, Activities
$12.00
80
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By Science Lessons That Rock
Exit tickets are a great way to formatively assess your students. Included in this bundle are 90 exit tickets to last you the entire year for your biology class. Units included are: scientific method, biochemistry, ecology, cells, genetics,
Subjects:
General Science, Biology
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Google Apps, Assessment, Printables
$33.00
$26.40
60
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By Science Lessons That Rock
In this lesson students will learn how the process of speciation occurs. They will learn 5 forms of isolation that can lead to the formation of a new species: geographic, temporal, behavioral, ecological, and reproductive. Included in your
Subjects:
General Science, Science, Biology
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Activboard Activities, Lectures
$5.50
25
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By Science Lessons That Rock
This is a bundle of interactive diagrams that can be used for high school biology. All products come with multiple diagrams and a self-grading Google form quiz. Check out the video previews to see how they work!How can I use these diagrams?To
Subjects:
General Science, Biology
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Simulations, Google Apps, Activities
$59.50
$47.60
18
Bundle
By Science Lessons That Rock
Want to improve your students' science literacy? Included are 138 secondary science writing prompts! Bundle and save! Preview each unit before you purchase: Scientific Procedures Writing PromptsCells Writing PromptsEcology Writing PromptsGenetics
Subjects:
General Science, Creative Writing, Writing
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Google Apps, Centers
CCSS:
CCRA.W.1, WHST.9-10.1
$67.00
$53.60
26
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By Science Lessons That Rock
In this presentation, students will learn about the following patterns of evolution:1. Divergent evolution2. Convergent evolution3. Coevolution4. Adaptive radiation5. Gradualism6. Punctuated equilibrium Included in your purchase:- A powerpoint
Subjects:
General Science, Science, Biology
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Lectures, Games, PowerPoint Presentations
$5.00
15
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By Science Lessons That Rock
This lesson teaches students about directional, stabilizing, and disruptive selection. You will receive a powerpoint lesson and task card activity. There are 16 cards, each with a different scenario. Students will read the task card and identify the
Subjects:
General Science, Biology
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Task Cards, Google Apps, Printables
$4.00
58
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Digital choice boards are a great way to give students voice and choice in the way they are assessed. This bundle includes digital choice boards for cell division, cell organelles, DNA and protein synthesis, genetics, ecology, and evolution. You
Subjects:
Biology
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Google Apps, Activities, PowerPoint Presentations
$36.00
$28.80
14
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By Science Lessons That Rock
Want to improve your students' science literacy? Included are 10 evolution writing prompts on the following topics:1. Nature of Science- Theory vs. Law2. Survival of the Fittest3. Natural Selection- peppered moth4. Adaptations5. Vestigial
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Biology, Writing
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 7th
Types:
Google Apps, Centers, Homework
CCSS:
W.9-10.1, CCRA.W.1
$5.00
25
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Bingo is a fun way to review vocabulary words before a test. You will receive 32 bingo cards, game directions, and a teacher guide for each of the 6 units listed below. The teacher guide includes the 24 vocabulary words with definitions. During the
Subjects:
General Science, Science, Biology
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Printables, Games
$24.50
$19.60
13
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By Science Lessons That Rock
Looking to give your students some activity choices in your evolution unit? Try out this digital choice board! Included in your purchase is a digital choice board with 9 activities students can choose from that all relate to evolution. You can
Subjects:
General Science, Science, Biology
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Google Apps, PowerPoint Presentations
$6.00
7
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By Science Lessons That Rock
Bingo is a fun way to review vocabulary words before a test. You will receive 32 bingo cards with evolution vocabulary terms, game directions, and a teacher guide. The teacher guide includes the 24 vocabulary words with definitions. During the game
Subjects:
General Science, Science, Biology
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Printables, Games
$4.00
7
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By Science Lessons That Rock
When students walk into your classroom, they have preconceived ideas of what the word evolution means. In this simple activity, students will see that evolution simply means change. Each student will play the role of a different species of lizard.
Subjects:
General Science, Basic Principles, Biology
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Printables
$3.00
22
Digital Download ZIP (99.04 MB)
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This 22 question multiple choice test covers the following topics:-Natural Selection-Evidences of Evolution-Speciation-Selection GraphsThis test is editable to meet your individual classroom needs. 2 versions are included for students with wandering
Subjects:
Science, Biology
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Assessment
$2.00
14
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By Science Lessons That Rock
In this fun natural selection activity students will simulate Darwin's finches and see how survival of the fittest can lead to evolution. This lab is available for free many places online, I just took bits and pieces of what worked for me and
Subjects:
General Science, Biology, Environment
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Laboratory
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133
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By Science Lessons That Rock
Interactive diagrams are a great way to deliver content during digital learning. This lesson comes with four clickable diagrams where students will learn all about speciation in the Galapagos Islands. They will read about finches, boobies, and
Subjects:
Science, Biology
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Google Apps, Activities, Internet Activities
$3.50
6
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have 14 years of experience teaching all grades from 6-12. The majority of my teaching experience has been in high school biology and earth science.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I love using inquiry labs before teaching the lesson so students can discover scientific concepts on their own.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Selected as Breyer Law Teacher of the Month ---- Cesar Chavez Teacher of the Year- 2018

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Bachelor of Science in Biology from Northern Arizona University. Highly qualified in biology, earth science, physical science, middle school science, and ELL endorsed.

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