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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
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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
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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
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Just finished teaching the biogeochemical cycles and need a great homework or formative assessment? Included in this purchase are 5 worksheets covering the water, carbon, nitrogen, and phosphorus cycles. The last worksheet is titled "name that
Subjects:
Science, Biology, General Science
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Worksheets, Printables, Google Apps
$4.00
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This is a fool-proof lab to demonstrate photosynthesis and respiration in aquatic plants. This lab works great when teaching about the carbon cycle as well. In this lab students will learn that plants only do photosynthesis in the light and in the
Subjects:
Biology, Environment
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Worksheets, Laboratory, Printables
$3.00
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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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Tired of cutting and pasting chromosomes when teaching karyotypes? Try out this station lab instead! (Students should have a basic understanding of karyotypes prior to this lesson). In this activity, students will rotate through 8 karyotype
Subjects:
Biology
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Activities, Laboratory, Centers
$5.00
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Do your students struggle to understand cell organelle relationships? My students memorize what each organelle does but struggle to understand how the cell functions as a system. In this activity students will identify relationships between cell
Subjects:
General Science, Biology
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Google Apps, Activities
$5.00
99
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Included in this bundle is everything you need to teach the water, carbon, nitrogen, and phosphorus cycles. It includes a powerpoint, games, practice worksheets, labs, posters, and more. Click on the previews above to check out each lesson before
Subjects:
Biology, Earth Sciences, Environment
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Lesson
$48.50
$38.80
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Bundle and save with this evolution unit! Check out the previews of the lessons, labs, and activities included in your purchase!Be sure to follow my TpT store by clicking on the green "follow me" next to my seller picture to receive notifications of
Subjects:
General Science, Basic Principles, Biology
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Lesson, Laboratory, PowerPoint Presentations
$78.00
$62.40
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This lesson is an overview of the 4 biogeochemical cycles (water, carbon, nitrogen, and phosphorus cycles). For every cycle the lesson includes a diagram of the cycle, explains why the nutrient is important, explains how it moves, and human impact.
Subjects:
Science, Biology, Environment
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations, Printables
$5.50
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This puzzle helps students review the 4 major macromolecules of the body: Lipids, Proteins, Carbohydrates, and Nucleic Acids. Included in your purchase are 2 options:1. PRINT OPTION: You will cut up the triangles and students will have to arrange
Subjects:
Anatomy, Biology
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Google Apps, Activities, Games
$4.00
164
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In this 20 question worksheet, students will define, identify, and analyze osmosis and tonicity problems. Students will read and identify hypertonic, hypotonic, and isotonic scenarios. This is a great follow up worksheet or homework assignment
Subjects:
General Science, Basic Principles, Biology
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Worksheets, Google Apps, Printables
$2.00
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Use this fun speed dating activity for students to make connections between cell organelles and their functions! *Note- students should have a basic understanding of organelle functions prior to this activity. In this activity, students will be
Subjects:
General Science, Science, Biology
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Printables
$4.50
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Tired of having your students make an invasive species "wanted poster?" Have them write an obituary instead! In this project, students will choose an invasive species to research, but also take it a step further by understanding its role in the
Subjects:
Biology, Environment, General Science
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Research, Activities, Printables
$3.00
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Do your students struggle with protein synthesis? Can your students answer this question: Why do all cells in the body have the exact same DNA but they look and act differently? This activity will help! In this activity students will learn how our
Subjects:
Science, Biology
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$4.50
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Do your students ever ask you what careers they can have with a science degree? Use these posters to show them their options! Print, laminate, and hang around your classroom! Jobs included are:1. Architectural Engineer 2. Astronomer3. Athletic
Subjects:
Biology, Career and Technical Education, General Science
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Bulletin Board Ideas, Posters, Clip Art
$5.00
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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
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How big is your carbon footprint? In this lesson, students will learn what a carbon footprint is, analyze their own carbon footprints, and compare global ecological footprints. Internet access is required for these activities. Included in this
Subjects:
Science, Environment, General Science
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Internet Activities, Printables
$4.00
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Finished teaching logistic and exponential growth curves? Looking for a fun experiment that models population growth? This lab simulates the spread of an infectious disease through a population (your classroom). Students will have fun seeing if they
Subjects:
Science, Biology, Environment
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Activities, Laboratory, Simulations
$3.00
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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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