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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
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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
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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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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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Want a fun way to review the characteristics of life? Use these 16 task cards as a follow up to your lesson. The 8 characteristics of life students should know prior to this activity are:1. Reproduce2. Use energy3. Made of cells4. Change over time5.
Subjects:
Basic Principles, Biology, General Science
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Task Cards, Google Apps
$3.00
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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
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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
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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
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Need a great lab for the beginning of the school year to introduce the scientific method? In this lab students will measure their resting pulse and compare it to their pulse after different levels of physical activity. Included are 2 completely
Subjects:
Anatomy, Biology, Health
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Laboratory, Google Apps
$4.00
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Looking to do an owl pellet dissection? These lab worksheets will help your students with the process! Included are 3 versions:1. Virtual only- Students will do a virtual dissection on https://sherlockbonesmystery.com2. Middle school version-
Subjects:
Biology, Earth Sciences, General Science
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Laboratory
$3.50
58
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Do your students struggle with writing clear and descriptive experimental procedures? Want to improve your students' science literacy? Included are 20 writing prompts you can give your students to practice their experimental design and procedural
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Biology, Writing
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Google Apps, Centers
CCSS:
CCRA.W.1, WHST.9-10.1
$6.00
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This lesson teaches students the difference between renewable and nonrenewable resources. It covers the fossil fuels, solar, wind, and hydroelectric. It also discusses the pros and cons of each source. Included in this lesson:1. Power point
Subjects:
General Science, Physical Science
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lectures, Printables, PowerPoint Presentations
$4.00
52
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What is the effect of salt on an objects ability to float? Included are 2 versions of this lab:Version 1: Students will measure how much salt it takes to make a baby carrot float in a beaker of water. Emphasis is on salinity and comparing fresh
Subjects:
General Science
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Laboratory
$4.00
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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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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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This lesson discusses the difference between thermal conductors and insulators. Students will learn why some materials (like metals) conduct heat and why other materials (like wood) do not conduct heat. Links to videos and interactive website
Subjects:
General Science, Physical Science
Grades:
8th, 9th, 7th
Types:
Lectures, Printables, PowerPoint Presentations
$4.00
41
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Have your students take a ride through the water cycle with this fun and engaging game! Students will learn how water moves through the water cycle by rolling cubes and going to different stations. Stations include: clouds, plants, oceans, animals,
Subjects:
Biology, Chemistry, General Science
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Laboratory, Games, Centers
$5.00
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This muscular system lab activity allows students to determine if blinking is voluntary or involuntary (you will need to teach about voluntary and involuntary muscles prior to this activity). There are 3 sections in this lab- how many times do you
Subjects:
Anatomy, Biology
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Laboratory
$3.00
46
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This worksheet includes 10 practice problems where students need to identify the control, independent variable, and dependent variable in each experiment. This worksheet is editable to meet your individual needs. Students need lots of practice with
Subjects:
Basic Principles, General Science
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Printables, Google Apps
$2.50
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This is a great lab to begin with in your scientific method unit! Students will test whether or not the 5 second rule is really valid or not. Three versions of this lab are included:1. Teacher led (grades 6-8)- Students will be given the procedures
Subjects:
Basic Principles, Biology, General Science
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Worksheets, Laboratory
$3.50
46
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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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