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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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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
74
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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
127
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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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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
25
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In this activity students will be given 1 of 4 scenarios. They will read the scenario, identify if it is an example of primary or secondary succession, draw what happens over time, and give an explanation using key vocabulary. Included in your
Subjects:
Graphing, Biology, Environment
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Homework, Printables
$2.50
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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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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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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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Use this lesson to teach students what dichotomous keys are, how they are read, and how to set up their own. Included in your purchase is:- A 15 slide editable powerpoint presentation on dichotomous keys - 2 practice worksheets- one worksheet on how
Subjects:
General Science, Biology, Environment
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Printables, PowerPoint Presentations
$4.00
21
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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
33
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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
49
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Help increase science literacy by using this close reading article on biotic and abiotic factors! Students will learn about how abotic factors in the environment affect biotic organisms. Examples in the reading include:- Temperature dependent sex
Subjects:
Reading, Biology, Environment
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Printables, Literature Circles
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.10
$4.00
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The Biggest Little Farm is a documentary featuring John and Molly Chester, who dream of farming in harmony with nature. This movie is a great addition to your biology or environmental science class, and features great discussion points relating to
Subjects:
Biology, Earth Sciences, Environment
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides, Printables
$2.00
20
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This 3 page worksheet reviews the 3 types of ecological pyramids: energy pyramids, biomass pyramids, and a pyramid of numbers. On pages 1 and 2, students will analyze given pyramids. On page 3, they will have to sketch their own pyramids. Included
Subjects:
Science, Biology, Environment
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Worksheets, Printables, Google Apps
$3.00
46
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In this lesson, students will learn about the definition of sustainability, the three pillars of sustainability (social, economic, and environment) and quality of life indicators. They will learn why we need to have more sustainable cities in order
Subjects:
Science, Earth Sciences, Environment
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Google Apps, Activities, PowerPoint Presentations
$4.50
15
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This lesson covers keystone species and trophic cascades. It teaches the students what these terms mean and why it is important that ecosystems remain in balance. Included in this lesson:1. 16 slide Powerpoint presentation on Keystone Species and
Subjects:
Biology, Environment, General Science
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Lectures, Interactive Whiteboard
$5.00
21
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In this experiment, your students will be able to visually see the air pollution that they breathe in on a daily basis. Prior to this lab your students should have an understanding of how to use microscopes, as they will use them to observe and
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, Environment
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Laboratory
$3.50
23
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This bundle includes everything you need to teach ecology! Powerpoints, worksheets, interactive labs and games, writing prompts, exit tickets, and more. Check out the previews of each product above!Be sure to follow my TpT store by clicking on the
Subjects:
Science, Biology, Environment
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Laboratory, Lesson
$163.00
$130.40
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Everything you need to teach students about ecological trophic levels! This bundle includes lessons, labs, and engaging activities for the following topics: Producers, consumers, decomposers, herbivores, carnivores, omnivores, food chains, food
Subjects:
Biology, Environment, General Science
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Unit Plans, Activities
$29.00
$23.20
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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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