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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
This lesson teaches students how we measure the age of rocks using relative and absolute dating. Students will learn about superposition, fossil locations, and radiometric dating. Video links and fun hands-on fossil activity link included. Included
Subjects:
Archaeology, Earth Sciences
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 7th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations
$4.00
94
Digital Download ZIP (45.06 MB)
By Science Lessons That Rock
Looking for a new way for students to explore fossils? Try out this station lab! (Students should have a basic understanding of fossils prior to this lesson). This activity is low prep and great for blended learning. Computers are needed at two of
Subjects:
Earth Sciences
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Laboratory, Centers
$5.00
15
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By Science Lessons That Rock
Not all volcanoes occur at plate boundaries- they can also occur at hot spots! In this lab, students will visually see how hot spots form volcanic islands. Materials needed: Aluminum pan, candle, cornstarch, waterAs the "oobleck-like" mixture is
Subjects:
General Science, Earth Sciences
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Laboratory, Printables
$3.00
9
Digital Download PDF (9.70 MB)
By Science Lessons That Rock
Looking for a fun way for students to recap everything they learned about rocks? Try out this station lab! (Students should have a basic understanding of rocks and the rock cycle prior to this lesson). This activity is low prep and great for blended
Subjects:
Earth Sciences
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Laboratory, Centers
$5.00
11
Digital Download PDF (17.80 MB)
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
Bundle
By Science Lessons That Rock
Looking to give your students some activity choices in your plate tectonics 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 plate tectonics,
Subjects:
General Science, Science, Earth Sciences
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Google Apps, PowerPoint Presentations
$6.00
6
Digital Download ZIP (19.61 MB)
By Science Lessons That Rock
Included in this bundle are powerpoints and activities to help you teach all about plate tectonics. Be sure to check out the preview of each product above. Be sure to follow my TpT store by clicking on the green "follow me" next to my seller picture
Subjects:
Earth Sciences
Grades:
8th, 9th, 7th
Types:
Lesson, Printables, PowerPoint Presentations
$52.50
$42.00
4
Bundle
By Science Lessons That Rock
While some fossils form from actual bones or impressions, other fossils form as decaying tissues are replaced with minerals. In this multi-day lab activity, students will learn about the process of permineralization (or petrified fossils) and
Subjects:
Earth Sciences
Grades:
8th, 9th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Laboratory, Printables
$3.00
5
Digital Download PDF (11.61 MB)
By Science Lessons That Rock
In this activity, students will categorize cards into 3 categories: Igneous, Sedimentary, and Metamorphic. Students will sort through 18 cards and categorize them based on rock characteristics. Use this card sorting activity as a quick formative
Subjects:
General Science, Earth Sciences, Vocabulary
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Task Cards, Assessment, Printables
$2.50
14
Digital Download PDF (17.70 MB)
By Science Lessons That Rock
This lesson teaches students about fossils, how they form, why they are important, and what we can conclude by analyzing them. Students will learn about index fossils and mass extinctions based on the fossil record. Included in your purchase:- 21
Subjects:
Archaeology, Earth Sciences
Grades:
8th, 9th, 7th
Types:
Lectures, Printables, PowerPoint Presentations
$4.00
11
Digital Download ZIP (80.86 MB)
By Science Lessons That Rock
Have your students take a ride through the rock cycle with this fun and engaging game! Students will learn how rocks moves through the rock cycle by rolling cubes and going to different stations. Stations include: igneous, sedimentary, and
Subjects:
Earth Sciences
Grades:
8th, 9th, 7th
Types:
Centers, Laboratory, Games
$5.00
5
Digital Download PDF (19.73 MB)
By Science Lessons That Rock
This is a fun lab to follow up your water cycle and aquifer unit. During this lab students will test the permeability of gravel, sand, soil, silt and clay. They will figure out which material would make the best aquifer. Included in this download:-
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, General Science
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Laboratory
$3.00
16
Digital Download ZIP (30.80 MB)
By Science Lessons That Rock
Interactive diagrams are a great way to deliver content during digital learning. This lesson comes with two clickable diagrams where students will learn all about plate tectonics and continental drift. Diagrams include links with informational text,
Subjects:
Science, Earth Sciences, General Science
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Internet Activities, Google Apps
$3.50
2
Digital Download PDF (7.93 MB)
By Science Lessons That Rock
Want to improve your students' science literacy? Included are 10 earth science writing prompts on the following topics:1. Scientific Method2. Ocean Floor Geography3. Volcanic Eruptions4. Fossils5. Climate (heat capacity)6. Erosion7. Geologic
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Earth Sciences, Writing
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 7th
Types:
Google Apps, Centers
CCSS:
CCRA.W.1, WHST.9-10.1
$5.00
18
Digital Download ZIP (12.65 MB)
By Science Lessons That Rock
This puzzle helps students review plate tectonic vocabulary.This activity comes with 2 options:1. PRINT VERSION: You will cut up the triangles and students will have to arrange them in order based on matching pairs. For example, one triangle might
Subjects:
General Science, Science, Biology
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Google Apps, Activities, Games
$4.00
3
Digital Download ZIP (14.07 MB)
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 the rock cycle. Diagrams include links with informational text, Youtube videos,
Subjects:
Science, Earth Sciences
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Internet Activities, Google Apps
$3.50
3
Digital Download PDF (17.35 MB)
By Science Lessons That Rock
How are rocks and minerals used industrially? In this activity, students will be given 10 rock/mineral cards and 10 industrial use cards. They will read through characteristics of each rock and mineral and pair it with one of the industrial use
Subjects:
General Science, Earth Sciences
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Printables
$4.00
3
Digital Download ZIP (41.23 MB)
By Science Lessons That Rock
Looking to give your students some activity choices in your geology 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 rocks, minerals, and
Subjects:
General Science, Science, Earth Sciences
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Google Apps, PowerPoint Presentations
$6.00
4
Digital Download ZIP (20.84 MB)
By Science Lessons That Rock
This is a bundle of interactive diagrams that can be used for earth science. 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 supplement a
Subjects:
Astronomy, Earth Sciences
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Internet Activities, Google Apps
$56.00
$50.40
4
Bundle
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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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