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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
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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:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Laboratory
$3.50
52
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By Science Lessons That Rock
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:
General Science, Basic Principles
Grades:
8th, 9th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Interactive Whiteboard
$3.00
123
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By Science Lessons That Rock
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 and set specific guidelines (lab worksheet is editable). After testing them out
Subjects:
Physical Science, Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Laboratory
$2.50
63
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By Science Lessons That Rock
During this lab students will change three variables on the pendulum- length of string, angle of release, and mass of the bob. They will test and understand the relationship between the variable being tested and the period. Materials needed for each
Subjects:
Physical Science, Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Worksheets, Video Files, Laboratory
$4.00
30
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By Science Lessons That Rock
This lesson teaches students about the forces that act on an object (normal, frictional, gravitational, and applied) and walks them through the steps on how to draw and analyze free body diagrams. There are 4 example problems included along with
Subjects:
Physical Science, Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 7th
Types:
Lectures, Printables, PowerPoint Presentations
$4.00
27
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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
Want to improve your students' science literacy? Included are 10 physics writing prompts on the following topics:1. Scientific Method- friction2. Newton’s 1st Law3. Newton’s 2nd Law 4. Newton’s 3rd Law5. Magnets6. Sound
Subjects:
Physical Science, Creative Writing, Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Google Apps, Centers
CCSS:
CCRA.W.1, WHST.9-10.1
$5.00
24
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By Science Lessons That Rock
This bundle includes:- 3 editable powerpoint presentations on Newton's Laws - Newton's 3rd law lab (Balloon rockets)- Newton's laws of motion station activity- Newton's laws digital choice board- 1 Jeopardy review game (powerpoint) on Newton's Laws-
Subjects:
Physics, Physical Science
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Laboratory
$26.50
$21.20
13
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By Science Lessons That Rock
This worksheet can be used as homework following a lesson on transfer and conservation of energy. It gives examples of energy being transferred and students need to name the types. For example: an oven would use electrical --> thermal energy. It
Subjects:
General Science, Physical Science
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Google Apps, Homework
$1.50
39
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By Science Lessons That Rock
Spice up your forms of energy lesson with this speed dating activity! Perfect around Valentine's day to review forms, transfer, and conservation of energy. In this activity, students are assigned an energy card. On each card students are given
Subjects:
General Science, Physical Science, Physics
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Printables
$4.00
9
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By Science Lessons That Rock
This Jeopardy powerpoint covers Newton's 3 laws. The 5 Headings are: Newton's 1st Law, Newton's 2nd Law, Newton's 3rd Law, Vocabulary, and Name That Law. Daily doubles are hidden in the game and there is a final jeopardy question at the end. This
Subjects:
Physics, Physical Science
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Games
$3.00
51
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This is a 20 question multiple choice test that covers forms of energy (potential, kinetic, thermal, electrical, mechanical, light, chemical), transfer and conservation of energy. There are 2 versions of this test for kids with wandering eyes or can
Subjects:
General Science, Physical Science
Grades:
8th, 9th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Assessment
$2.00
38
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By Science Lessons That Rock
This power point presentation discusses the difference between kinetic and potential energy and explains how energy can be converted from one form to another. It also describes how energy changes based on the height or mass of the object. Students
Subjects:
General Science, Physical Science
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Google Apps, Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations
$4.50
13
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By Science Lessons That Rock
This editable worksheet walks students through the experiment of completing an egg drop. There are few restrictions but you can add your own if you want to limit building materials. Students are expected to thoughtfully plan out their project, write
Subjects:
General Science, Physics
Grades:
8th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Laboratory
$2.00
16
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By Science Lessons That Rock
This 15 question multiple choice test covers Newton's 3 laws of motion. Students need to know the three laws and be able to identify examples of each. Two versions with jumbled answers included. If you use a SMARTboard, check out my Newton's Laws of
Subjects:
Physics, Physical Science
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Assessment
$2.00
21
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By Science Lessons That Rock
Looking to give your students some activity choices in your motion 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 Newton's laws of motion.
Subjects:
Science, Physics, Physical Science
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Google Apps
$6.00
4
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By Science Lessons That Rock
This station activity is designed to allow students to explore Newton's three laws of motion. This is a fun activity to add to your physics unit! Station activities included:Station 1: Students will complete a card sort activity. Station 2: Students
Subjects:
Physics
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Laboratory, Printables, Centers
$5.00
Digital Download PDF (22.07 MB)
By Science Lessons That Rock
This 22 question multiple choice test covers the following topics: distance, displacement, speed, velocity, acceleration, position vs time graphs, and speed vs time graphs. Students will need to be able to analyze the graphs and also calculate speed
Subjects:
Physical Science, Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 7th
Types:
Assessment
$2.00
15
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By Science Lessons That Rock
This powerpoint presentation goes over the distance between distance and displacement. Links to an online simulation and youtube video included. 4 practice problems at the end assess student learning. You might also be interested in:Speed and
Subjects:
Physical Science, Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 7th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
$2.50
9
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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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