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Are you teaching evolution and how speciation occurs? Use this skittles lab to have your students model how species separate (in this case, through geographic and ecological isolation.) It's fun and almost no prep! Materials needed per group: Dixie
Subjects:
General Science, Science, Biology
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Worksheets, Google Apps, Laboratory
$5.00
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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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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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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
145
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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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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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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
144
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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
111
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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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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
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In this lab students will build balloon rockets and discover the relationship between the size of the balloon and the distance traveled. They will relate this to Newton's 3rd law- action/reaction forces. In the second part of the lab they will
Subjects:
Physics, Physical Science
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Laboratory
$3.50
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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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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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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
43
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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
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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
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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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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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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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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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