Science Lessons That Rock

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In this experiment, students will use punnett squares to identify which members of a family are able to donate blood to each other. (Prior to this lab, students should understand how pedigrees are set up and how blood types are passed down from
Subjects:
Biology, General Science
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Laboratory, Interactive Whiteboard
$3.50
67 ratings
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Have your students build their own Rube Goldberg contraption! This is a fun way to end the year or work on during standardized testing weeks. Students have to get a marble to go into a cup with at least 10 steps. The more creative and more complex,
Subjects:
Basic Principles, General Science
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Interactive Whiteboard
$2.50
77 ratings
3.9
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In this engaging lab, students will classify objects as living, nonliving, dormant or dead. This is a great activity to do before teaching characteristics of life, and have students come up with a list on their own. Provided in this purchase is a
Subjects:
Basic Principles, Biology, General Science
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Laboratory, Science Centers
$3.00
44 ratings
4.0
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Candy engages any student! Use different types of candy to have students find similarities and make a cladogram. Candies used on this worksheet are Sour Patch Kids, Mike & Ike's, chewy Sweet Tarts, and Gobstoppers. However, this worksheet is
Subjects:
Biology
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Laboratory
$2.50
55 ratings
4.0
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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:
Science, Biology, General Science
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Worksheets, Laboratory, Cooperative Learning
$3.00
30 ratings
4.0
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In this lab students will use alka seltzer to understand the law of conservation of mass. I use this lab before I teach the law so students can discover it on their own. Materials needed: triple beam balances or electronic scale, graduated cylinder,
Subjects:
Chemistry, General Science, Physical Science
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Laboratory
$3.00
62 ratings
4.0
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Students LOVE to build parachutes! In this activity students will build a parachute out of grocery bags. You can provide materials or let them bring in their own. After testing them out students have to calculate the speed and acceleration of their
Subjects:
Physics, Physical Science
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff, Laboratory
$2.25
31 ratings
4.0
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In this lab students will build balloon rockets and discover the relationship between the size of the balloon and the distance traveled. They will relate this to Newton's 3rd law- action/reaction forces. In the second part of the lab they will
Subjects:
Physics, Physical Science
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Laboratory
$2.25
23 ratings
4.0
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This is a great lab to begin with in your scientific method unit! Students will test whether or not the 5 second rule is really valid or not. Two versions of this lab are included: 1. Teacher led (grades 6-8)- Students will be given the procedures
Subjects:
Basic Principles, Biology, General Science
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff, Laboratory
$3.00
21 ratings
4.0
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In this lab students will test the pH of different liquids using litmus paper and pH paper. Using the pH paper they will rank the liquids from strongest acid to strongest base. The liquids I used for this lab were: ammonia, apple juice, vinegar,
Subjects:
Chemistry
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Laboratory
$2.00
24 ratings
4.0
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Students will learn about density by adding different liquids to a graduated cylinder and seeing how they separate into layers. You can use almost any liquid but pick things that are different colors or add food coloring so students can see the
Subjects:
Chemistry, General Science, Physical Science
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Laboratory
$2.25
21 ratings
3.9
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This interactive activity is great for teaching food chains and trophic levels. In this activity, students will be playing the roles of a coyote, rabbit, or grass in an ecological community. They will learn why it is important to have the greatest
Subjects:
Biology, General Science
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Laboratory, Cooperative Learning
$3.00
15 ratings
4.0
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This worksheet is to be used with the virtual owl pellet dissection on www.kidwings.com. Students work through the information and answer questions before completing the virtual dissection. After they do it virtually they complete the actual
Subjects:
Biology, Earth Sciences, General Science
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Laboratory
$2.50
31 ratings
4.0
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Tired of doing the same ol' phase change lab where you melt ice and boil it on a hot plate? Sick of worrying about kids burning themselves on the hot plate? This lab is for you! It teaches students the opposite effect- taking water and turning it
Subjects:
Chemistry, General Science, Physical Science
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Worksheets, Laboratory
$3.00
22 ratings
4.0
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This is a fun and innovative way to teach students about ecology. In this inquiry lab, students will analyze animal skulls and draw conclusions about them based on observations. This is an excellent lab to do prior to teaching words such as
Subjects:
Anatomy, Biology, General Science
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Laboratory, Science Centers
$3.50
19 ratings
4.0
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This is a fun lab because you can use it at so many grade levels and for so many different topics. You can throw it in anywhere! Students will see how many drops of water each side of a penny will hold. You can use this lab when teaching scientific
Subjects:
Basic Principles, Chemistry, General Science
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Laboratory
$2.25
5 ratings
4.0
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This bundle includes a lab worksheet and a SMART notebook presentation or powerpoint (your choice) to go along with the lab. During the experiment, students will test how changing temperature, rate of stirring, and particle size affect the
Subjects:
Chemistry, General Science, Physical Science
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Laboratory, Interactive Whiteboard
$3.00
15 ratings
4.0
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This is a super fun lab that can be done when you teach chemistry (physical and chemical changes) or just a fun lab to do at the beginning of the year to get students excited about science. You will need the following materials: Milk (skim and
Subjects:
Basic Principles, Chemistry, General Science
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff, Laboratory
$2.50
19 ratings
4.0
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Included are 2 fully editable templates for your students to complete rock and fossil classification labs. Both labs are set up for 8 stations. In the rock classification lab, students will look at a type of rock, record the name, figure out which
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, General Science
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Laboratory
$3.00
12 ratings
4.0
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In this lab students will measure their resting pulse and compare it to their pulse standing up and their pulse while holding their breath. This is an excellent lab to do during your scientific method unit because students practice all the steps of
Subjects:
Anatomy, Biology, Health
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff, Laboratory
$2.25
7 ratings
4.0
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have 11 years of experience teaching all grades from 6-12. I currently teach biology to sophomores, and college biology and sustainability to seniors.

MY TEACHING STYLE

All SMART notebook lessons are user friendly, have many graphics and easy to understand explanations for students, and fun videos and activities to deepen understanding. I love using inquiry labs before teaching the lesson so students can discover scientific concepts on their own.

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

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

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