Science With Mr Enns

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By Science With Mr Enns
This bundle is a set of 13 PowerPoints that I use during a typical semester on physics, in chronological order. PPT topics include: motion, Newton's Laws of motion, forces, energy, thermal energy, mechanical waves, sound and hearing,
Subjects:
Science, Physics, Physical Science
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Scaffolded Notes
$52.75
$39.00
25
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By Science With Mr Enns
This bundle is a set of 7 worksheets that cover basic and advanced concepts in evolution. I created these resources to be used during a typical year in high school biology course while covering the topics of Charles Darwin, natural selection, and
Subjects:
Science, Anatomy, Biology
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Test Prep, Handouts
$20.50
$15.00
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By Science With Mr Enns
This bundle contains 7 PowerPoint products designed for a typical middle school / early high school curriculum on Earth Science. The PPT products found in this bundle are listed below.PPT Products Included:PPT - Astronomy 1: Earth, Moon & Solar
Subjects:
Science, Earth Sciences, General Science
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Scaffolded Notes
$33.00
$26.00
19
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By Science With Mr Enns
This bundle is a set of 12 PowerPoint products that I use during a typical semester teaching biology, in order.Bundle Contents:PPT - Microscopes and Microscopy Skills (With Summary Notes)PPT - Cells and Cell OrganellesPPT - Biochemistry:
Subjects:
Science, Biology, General Science
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
$53.50
$42.00
22
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By Science With Mr Enns
This bundle is a set of 9 introductory anatomy PPT products that I use during a typical year teaching middle school or early high school anatomy units. PLEASE NOTE: Content Not Designed for Upper High School / AP AnatomyEach of these PPT products
Subjects:
Science, Anatomy, Biology
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
$44.50
$35.00
16
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By Science With Mr Enns
This bundle is a set of 6 PowerPoints that I use during a typical semester on chemistry, in chronological order. PPT topics include: classification of matter, solids liquids and gases, atoms and the periodic table, chemical bonding, chemical
Subjects:
Science, Chemistry, Physical Science
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Scaffolded Notes
$28.50
$23.00
19
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By Science With Mr Enns
Bundle Overview:This unit bundle contains all resources needed for a typical middle school physics unit on forces and Newton's laws of motion.The bundle contains a unit PPT and corresponding student summary notes, worksheets, lab activities,
Subjects:
Science, Physics, Physical Science
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Unit Plans, Activities
CCSS:
7.EE.B.3
$75.25
$57.00
10
Bundle
By Science With Mr Enns
This unit bundle contains 17 resources needed for a typical middle school chemistry unit on chemical bonds.The bundle contains a unit PPT and corresponding student summary notes, worksheets, lab activities, formative quizzes, review exercises, a PPT
Subjects:
Science, Chemistry, Physical Science
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Unit Plans, Activities
$46.00
$36.00
11
Bundle
By Science With Mr Enns
Save 20%!This unit bundle contains 21 resources needed for a typical middle school chemistry unit on atomic structure and the periodic table of elements.The bundle contains a unit PPT and corresponding student summary notes, worksheets, lab
Subjects:
Science, Chemistry, Physical Science
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Unit Plans, Activities
$64.25
$50.00
8
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By Science With Mr Enns
This bundle is a set of 10 PPT products that I use to teach advanced anatomy topics in high school biology, AP Anatomy & Physiology as well as Division B and C Science Olympiad anatomy & physiology events.NOTE: Content Not for Middle School
Subjects:
Science, Anatomy, Biology
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Lesson Plans (Bundled)
$88.50
$81.45
9
Bundle
By Science With Mr Enns
This bundle is a set of 10 worksheets that cover basic and advanced concepts in classification and taxonomy.I created these resources to be used during a typical year in high school biology course while covering the topics of Linnaean
Subjects:
Science, Biology
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Test Prep, Handouts
$35.00
$25.00
10
Bundle
By Science With Mr Enns
This super unit bundle product combines 2 separate unit bundles together: Scientific Method and Metric System. This super bundle contains 42 resources needed for a typical middle school science unit covering the nature of science, scientific
Subjects:
Science, Basic Principles
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Unit Plans, Activities
CCSS:
5.MD.A.1, 5.MD.C.3, 5.MD.C.3a, 5.MD.C.3b, 5.MD.C.5, 5.MD.C.5a
$109.25
$75.00
6
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By Science With Mr Enns
Save Over 25%!This unit bundle contains 23 resources needed for a typical middle school chemistry unit on chemical reactions.The bundle contains a unit PPT and corresponding student summary notes, worksheets, lab activities, formative quizzes,
Subjects:
Science, Chemistry, Physical Science
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Unit Plans, Activities
$72.00
$65.47
9
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By Science With Mr Enns
This bundle is a set of 5 sense organ worksheets that I use to teach the structure, function, pathways, and disorders of the body's sensory system, including the eye and sight, the ear and hearing, the nose and smell, the tongue and taste, the skin
Subjects:
Science, Anatomy, Biology
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Workbooks, Test Prep, Handouts
$15.00
$12.00
7
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By Science With Mr Enns
This no-prep physics curriculum bundle contains all PPT presentations, readings, worksheets, labs, review games, formative quizzes, and summative assessments needed to teach an entire semester-long program of middle school physics. Every physics
Subjects:
Science, General Science, Physical Science
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Unit Plans, Whole Courses
$145.00
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By Science With Mr Enns
This unit bundle contains 8 total resources that forms a suite of products designed to teach metric conversions to strong>middle school and early high school students. Metric Conversion Skills Addressed: - The SI or Metric System (An
Subjects:
Measurement, Science, Basic Principles
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Worksheets, Assessment
$18.75
$14.00
10
Bundle
By Science With Mr Enns
This bundle contains 7 graphing resources that forms a suite of products designed to teach graphing skills to middle school and early high school students.Graphing Skills Addressed:Identifying when to use a line, bar, or circle graph based on
Subjects:
Graphing, Basic Principles, General Science
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Worksheets, Assessment
CCSS:
8.EE.B.5
$16.25
$12.25
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By Science With Mr Enns
This bundle is a set of 6 PPT products that I use during a typical year to introduce the nature fo science and science skills including: what is a scientist, the scientific method, recording data, creating graphs, identifying lab equipment,
Subjects:
Science, Basic Principles, General Science
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Scaffolded Notes
CCSS:
5.MD.A.1, 5.MD.B.2, 5.MD.C.3, 5.MD.C.3a, 5.MD.C.4
$23.50
$21.82
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By Science With Mr Enns
This comprehensive unit bundle contains 19 resources needed for a typical middle school science unit on the nature of science, scientific method and experimental design. I typically teach this unit at the start of the year and review and reinforce
Subjects:
Science, Basic Principles, General Science
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Unit Plans, Activities
$75.25
$55.00
5
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By Science With Mr Enns
This mini unit bundle contains 10 resources needed to teach a short unit on the skeletal system for a high school biology or AP anatomy course, a Science Olympiad event, or general anatomy review. The bundle contains a detailed, 83-slide PowerPoint,
Subjects:
Science, Anatomy, Biology
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled)
$33.50
$26.50
2
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have 20 years of teaching experience at the middle and high school level. I have taught a wide range of sciences, including high school biology and chemistry, middle school general science and computer science, and currently, 8th grade physical science.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I am fan of highly-structured notes and worksheets that make it easy for students to understand content and stay organized, but I primarily use these for intros and independent review assignments. I spend most of my time in class doing lots of fun activities to keep students engaged while practicing new science skills or synthesizing new knowledge. I am always trying to incorporate student-directed collaborative learning in my classroom, but it's not always easy or efficient in middle school. So instead of big student-directed projects, I try to do it in small bites. For example, I often present “real life” problems or situations that students use their existing knowledge to try to figure out. For example, for a unit on heat transfer, I ask my students why their feet feel warmer stepping out of the shower on a bath mat rather than a tile floor? The challenge is that both the mat and the tile are at the same temperature!

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

I acted as a science consultant for Gale Publishing and helped produce a science book/eBook entitled Ignition Science: Collaborative Projects that Inspire Learning. This 500-page, 2-volume publication features over 70 collaborative science projects for middle/early high school students. My own activities provided the basis for over 85% of the published activities, and I was able to write the 3000-word instruction guide, which focused on collaborative project learning in the science classroom.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I have been inspired by a number of other teachers in my life. I'd especially like to mention the professors whom I worked with as a student in the Biology and Pharmacology Program at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. This innovative program was built around the Problem-Based Learning (PBL) model. Each PBL class was made up of six students and one professor and typically lasted three hours. Unlike most university classes where the professor gives a lecture to a mostly passive audience, each of our classes was planned, taught and evaluated by the students themselves. In many ways, each lesson followed a script like the hit TV show “House”. The professor would present us with an index card that outlined a patient’s symptoms and a modicum of background information. It was up to the students to choose the best course of action to solve the problem. We we would typically start by collectively determining what we knew and what we didn’t know. From there, we would divide ourselves into teams of two and head down to the medical library to research our chosen aspect of the problem. The team would reconvene after an hour and we would teach each other what we had found out. Once all of the new information was presented, the team would then determine if our findings allowed us to come to a conclusion. If we were unable to do so, the team would repeat the process until we were fully satisfied. One of the most interesting thing about those classes was that the professor never told us if we had correctly solved the problem. I distinctly remember the first time we asked our professor if we were right. He slowly took off his glasses, smirked and said, “Who am I to tell you that? I am only your teacher.” Surprisingly, it was my positive experience in the Biology and Pharmacology program that stopped me from becoming an actual pharmacologist. With each passing course, I came to the realization that I was becoming far more interested in the WAY the content was being taught rather than the content itself. In my final semester, I dropped out of the program so that I could pursue a career in education. As a teacher of middle school students, I realize that I won’t ever be able to duplicate those Biology and Pharmacology lessons. There are practical limitations of class size, resources and time. There are also pedagogical limitations due to the fact that middle school students are young adolescents and not university students. However, I believe that children of all ages are fully capable of the type of flexible, creative and collaborative thinking that my pharmacology professors tried to instill in us. Science is less a subject than a way of thinking. One doesn't LEARN/TEACH science as much as they DO science. In my view, one of the best things about science is that it can be messy, complicated, strange, challenging, fun, and exciting. What I see in elementary school science lesson is very young students approaching each topic with an incredible sense of wonder; every lesson offers something brand new for them to discover. The key to preserving that sense of wonder in older students is by presenting science as only one way of exploring the mysteries of life; mysteries where the teacher does not always have the answer.

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Comments? Questions? Requests? Feel free to contact me at sciencewithmrenns@gmail.com.

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