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Have your students take a ride through the carbon cycle with this fun and engaging game! Students will learn how carbon moves through the carbon cycle by rolling cubes and going to different stations. Stations include: atmosphere, plants, animals,
Subjects:
Biology, Chemistry, General Science
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Laboratory, Games, Centers
$5.00
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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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In this activity, students will create a food chain and a food web with 36 given organism cards. Many students always ask, "what does a skunk eat?" or "who eats skunks?" Take the guessing out of food chains and webs! Each organism card includes both
Subjects:
Science, Biology, General Science
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Google Apps
$5.00
139
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Have your students learn about 50 influential and famous scientists! Save time decorating your classroom! Easily print, laminate, and hang around your classroom or bulletin boards. Scientists included are:1. Isabella Abbott 2. Elizabeth G.
Subjects:
Science, Biology, General Science
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Bulletin Board Ideas, Posters, Clip Art
$8.00
185
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Spice up your symbiosis lesson with this speed dating activity! Perfect around Valentine's day to review mutualism, commensalism, and parasitism.In this activity, students are assigned a desert organism card. On each card students will learn what
Subjects:
Science, Biology, General Science
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Printables
CCSS:
SL.8.1d, WHST.6-8.2d
$4.00
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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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Instead of just talking about the scientists that contributed to the cell theory, have students "travel through time" and see first hand what these famous scientists discovered. In this activity students will rotate through 5 microscope stations,
Subjects:
Biology, General Science
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Laboratory, Centers
$4.00
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2 fun activities to teach dichotomous keys!Activity 1: Students will complete a dichotomous key using dinosaur species. You will receive a printable PDF version and a digital Google slides version.Activity 2: Students will create their own
Subjects:
General Science, Basic Principles, Biology
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Google Apps, Activities
$4.00
110
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Great activity on biomes that reinforces graphing skills! This climatogram worksheets includes climatograms for the following biomes: grassland, tropical rainforest, temperate forest, desert, taiga, and tundra. Students will analyze and answer
Subjects:
Graphing, Biology, Environment
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Printables, Google Apps
$3.00
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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, Skittles, and Gobstoppers. However, this worksheet is completely
Subjects:
Biology
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Google Apps, Laboratory
$3.00
145
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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
Types:
Laboratory, Google Apps
$5.00
141
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Spice up your Punnett square lesson with this speed dating activity! Perfect to do around Valentine's day! In this activity, students are assigned a monster card. On each card the genotypes of 4 traits are listed. Students will go on 3 "dates" with
Subjects:
Science, Biology, General Science
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Printables
$4.50
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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. You do not have to spend money on
Subjects:
Basic Principles, Biology, General Science
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Laboratory, Google Apps
$4.00
143
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Do you want to do a cell size lab without the headache of pouring agar? Use this easy set-up lab with beets and bleach. In this lab students will calculate the surface area to volume ratio of different size cells and observe how efficient they are
Subjects:
General Science, Anatomy, Biology
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Laboratory, Printables
$3.00
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Hang these colorful posters or anchor charts in your classroom that students can reference when going through the CER process. Enlarge and laminate for a colorful classroom display! There are 2 versions of each CER poster set:1. CER posters with
Subjects:
Basic Principles, General Science, Oral Communication
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas, Posters
$3.00
189
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This mini bundle includes engaging activities to supplement your characteristics of life unit! Included in your purchase is:Characteristics of life powerpointCharacteristics of Life PosterCharacteristics of Life Task CardsCharacteristics of Life
Subjects:
Basic Principles, Biology, General Science
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Printables, Task Cards, Lesson
$20.00
$16.00
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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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This puzzle helps students review protein synthesis (DNA structure, transcription and translation). It's a great way to review vocabulary before a test or quiz!This activity comes with 2 options:1. PRINT OPTION: You will cut up the triangles and
Subjects:
General Science, Science, Biology
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Google Apps, Activities, Games
$4.00
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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. This lab worksheet is fully editable. Materials needed: triple beam balances or
Subjects:
General Science, Physical Science, Chemistry
Grades:
8th, 9th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Laboratory
$3.00
111
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Students need to learn how to use microscopes before they come out of the cabinet. These 5 worksheets are a great way to prepare students on how to use microscopes properly. Worksheets include:1. Identifying parts of a microscope2. Using the
Subjects:
General Science, Science, Biology
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Google Apps, Printables
$4.00
35
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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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