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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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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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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
116
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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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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
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This mini bundle includes engaging activities to supplement your characteristics of life unit! Included in your purchase is:Characteristics of life powerpointCharacteristics of Life PosterCharacteristics of Life Task CardsCharacteristics of Life
Subjects:
Basic Principles, Biology, General Science
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Printables, Task Cards, Lesson
$20.00
$16.00
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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
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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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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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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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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
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In this 20 question worksheet, students will define, identify, and analyze osmosis and tonicity problems. Students will read and identify hypertonic, hypotonic, and isotonic scenarios. This is a great follow up worksheet or homework assignment
Subjects:
General Science, Basic Principles, Biology
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Worksheets, Google Apps, Printables
$2.00
53
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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
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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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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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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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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

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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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