Science Lessons That Rock

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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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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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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
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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
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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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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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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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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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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
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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
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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
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Get your students to think through things like a scientist with this CER graphic organizer. By using this graphic organizer, students will learn how to write claims that answer a question, come up with evidence using a controlled experiment, and be
Subjects:
Basic Principles, General Science, Writing
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Laboratory, Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
CCRA.W.1, CCRA.W.7
$3.00
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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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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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This interactive activity is great for teaching food chains and trophic levels. In this activity, students will be playing the roles of a coyote, rabbit, or grass in an ecological community. They will learn why it is important to have the greatest
Subjects:
Biology, General Science
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Laboratory
$3.00
53
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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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