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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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This close reading and lab demonstration works great with your volcanoes or carbon cycle units!Lake Nyos is a volcanic lake in Cameroon, Africa. An inactive volcano below the lake was slowly releasing carbon dioxide into the lake. As the lake
Subjects:
Reading, Biology, Earth Sciences
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Laboratory, Simulations
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2
$4.00
57
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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
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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
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By Science Lessons That Rock
This lesson teaches students about how and where volcanoes form, and the 3 different types of volcanoes (shield, cinder cone, and composite). Students will learn why some volcanic eruptions are explosive (Mount St. Helens) and others are very calm
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, Environment
Grades:
8th, 9th, 7th
Types:
Lectures, Printables, PowerPoint Presentations
$4.00
11
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By Science Lessons That Rock
This lesson teaches students about seismic waves how to find the epicenter of an earthquake. Students will compare primary, secondary, and surface waves, see how they are recorded on a seismograph, and learn how to find the epicenter based on that
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, Environment
Grades:
8th, 9th, 7th
Types:
Google Apps, Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations
$4.00
3
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By Science Lessons That Rock
This Jeopardy game in powerpoint format reviews the following weather-related topics: Thunderstorms, flooding and drought, sandstorms, tornadoes, and hurricanes. All questions are editable if you want to fit them closer to your curriculum. To see
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, Environment
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Games, PowerPoint Presentations
$3.00
9
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By Science Lessons That Rock
This 18 question multiple choice test covers: thunderstorms and lightning, tornadoes, hurricanes, sandstorms, drought, and flooding. (These are all weather-related natural disasters, not tectonic-related disasters) This test is editable to meet your
Subjects:
General Science, Earth Sciences
Grades:
8th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Assessment
$2.00
13
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By Science Lessons That Rock
This 15 question multiple choice test covers the following topics: Earthquakes, faults (normal, reverse, strike-slip), seismic waves (primary, secondary, surface), Richter and Mercalli scales, and tsunamis. This test is editable to meet your
Subjects:
Earth Sciences
Grades:
8th, 9th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Assessment
$2.00
11
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By Science Lessons That Rock
This engaging lab is a great addition to your natural disaster (flooding) unit. Attached are 2 files- A powerpoint presentation teaching students what levees are, and a lab handout for students to build their own levee. You can use any materials you
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, Environment
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Handouts, Laboratory, PowerPoint Presentations
$3.00
5
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By Science Lessons That Rock
This lesson teaches the 3 types of faults that cause earthquakes- normal, reverse, and strike-slip. It goes over the Richter and Mercalli scales and explains why both are used to measure earthquakes. Optional: At the end of the lesson I gave
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, Environment
Grades:
8th, 9th, 7th
Types:
Lectures, Printables, PowerPoint Presentations
$4.00
4
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By Science Lessons That Rock
Tired of playing jeopardy with your students? Play snakes and ladders instead! This purchase includes a game board, game rules with teacher tips, and a 50 slide powerpoint that is printed into game cards. The game board can be enlarged and laminated
Subjects:
General Science, Earth Sciences
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Games, PowerPoint Presentations
$4.00
4
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By Science Lessons That Rock
This 20 question test has 12 multiple choice questions and 8 fill in the blank questions. It covers the three types of volcanoes, where they form, why they erupt, and the parts of a volcano. This test is editable to meet your individual needs. There
Subjects:
General Science, Earth Sciences
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Assessment
$2.00
7
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By Science Lessons That Rock
This lesson covers what hurricanes are, how they form, the parts of a hurricane, how they are named, and how they are measured. Includes pictures of damage caused by hurricanes and links to fun internet sites where students can learn more about
Subjects:
General Science, Earth Sciences
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations
$3.00
6
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By Science Lessons That Rock
This lesson covers tornadoes, how they form, where they occur, how they are measured, and how to stay safe if one is occurring in your area. Includes links to fun internet websites to deeper student learning. Be sure to follow my TpT store by
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, Environment
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations
$3.00
6
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By Science Lessons That Rock
This powerpoint presentation covers how thunder and lightning occur, what makes thunderstorms different than a regular rain storm, and what to do during a thunderstorm. Be sure to follow my TpT store by clicking on the green "follow me" next to my
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, Environment
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations
$3.00
2
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By Science Lessons That Rock
This powerpoint presentation on sandstorms includes what they are, where they form, what is needed for a sandstorm to form, and what to do during a sandstorm. Links to history unit- teaches about the dust bowl and has links to videos on what it was
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, Environment, U.S. History
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations
$3.00
1
Digital Download ZIP (34.48 MB)
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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.

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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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