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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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It can be difficult to find fun, hands on activities to use when teaching climate. Include ice cores in your climate and geologic time unit to increase engagement! Included in this lesson:1. A 25 slide PowerPoint lesson on glaciers and ice cores. It
Subjects:
Biology, Earth Sciences, Environment
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Google Apps, Laboratory, PowerPoint Presentations
$4.50
32
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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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Does your DNA control you or can you control your DNA? Epigenetics is a new area of science that studies how environmental factors affect gene expression. In this activity students will pair up with an "identical twin" and see how decisions they
Subjects:
Biology, Environment
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Laboratory
$3.00
62
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Want to improve your students' science literacy? Included are 40 biology writing prompts (both pdf and Google slide versions) that cover your year-long curriculum! Bundle and save! Topics include:1. Scientific Method (throughout all units)2.
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Biology, Writing
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Google Apps, Centers
CCSS:
CCRA.W.1, WHST.9-10.1
$20.00
$16.00
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Tired of doing the same ol' phase change lab where you melt ice and boil it on a hot plate? Sick of worrying about kids burning themselves on the hot plate? This lab is for you! It teaches students the opposite effect- taking water and turning it
Subjects:
General Science, Physical Science, Chemistry
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Laboratory
$3.00
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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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By Science Lessons That Rock
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
66
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Exit tickets are a great way to formatively assess your students. Included in this bundle are 90 exit tickets to last you the entire year for your biology class. Units included are: scientific method, biochemistry, ecology, cells, genetics,
Subjects:
General Science, Biology
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Google Apps, Assessment, Printables
$33.00
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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
32
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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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Do you review the scientific method and how to collect data at the beginning of the school year? In this station activity, students will practice making observations and inferences, collect qualitative and quantitative data, and review the word bias
Subjects:
Basic Principles, General Science
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Laboratory
$3.50
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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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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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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
33
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These 4 Halloween themed science worksheets reinforce scientific thinking skills. Topics include:1. Spooky spider webs- Observation and inference2. No bones about it- Claim, evidence, and reasoning3. Scared crows- Experimental design4. Batty for
Subjects:
Graphing, Writing, Halloween
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Google Apps, Printables
$3.50
63
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By Science Lessons That Rock
In this lesson, students will learn what cladograms are, how to read them, and how to create their own. Included in your purchase:1. A 16 slide powerpoint presentation (editable)2. A 2 page student notes sheet with practice problems (not editable)3.
Subjects:
Biology
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Printables, PowerPoint Presentations
$4.00
26
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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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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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