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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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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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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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Looking to make cellular respiration feel a little more exciting and tangible for students? I created this station activity to help bring the process of respiration to life and not focus on the biochemistry behind it. (If you are looking for your
Subjects:
Basic Principles, Biology, General Science
Grades:
9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Laboratory
$5.00
24
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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
110
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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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Looking to take a little deeper dive into the topic of homeostasis? In this station lab, students will rotate through 10 stations and learn how a variety of organisms maintain homeostasis. This lab is 17 pages and non-editable. See description below
Subjects:
Basic Principles, Biology, General Science
Grades:
9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Laboratory
$5.00
24
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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
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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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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
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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
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Looking to make photosynthesis feel a little more exciting and tangible for students? I created this station activity to help bring the process of photosynthesis to life and not focus on the biochemistry behind it. (If you are looking for your
Subjects:
Basic Principles, Biology, General Science
Grades:
9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Laboratory
$5.00
18
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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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Have you wanted to try out project based learning in your classroom? Not sure where to start? This resource will guide you through the entire PBL process and is geared towards secondary science classrooms. Included in your purchase: - Step by step
Subjects:
General Science, Physical Science, Biology
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Projects, Lesson, Activities
$12.00
80
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Included in this activity are 8 stations that are centered around graphing. The lesson is 17 pages and non-editable. See description below of each station and required materials.Station 1: At this station students determine which type of graph
Subjects:
Graphing, Science, General Science
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Laboratory, Printables
$5.00
27
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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
14
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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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