SciFly

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SciFly
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"So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God." 1Cor10:31
 
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By SciFly
I use this to introduce my Physical Science class and get acquainted with my students as well as use later when teaching about the Periodic Table. Each student is assigned a different element and personalizes it with facts about themselves which
Subjects:
Science, Physical Science, Back to School
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Posters, Clip Art
$2.00
19 ratings
4.0
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By SciFly
Students will test 3 different road materials of teacher's choice to discover the affect of friction opposing motion by calculating the average distance traveled by a toy car. For road materials, you can use the cheapest materials like poster
Subjects:
Science, Basic Principles, Physical Science
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Laboratory, Printables
$1.25
7 ratings
4.0
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By SciFly
This activity helps students to review and remember the 8th grade California biochemistry 8.6b by creating an artistic mnemonic to connect the main elements which make up all living things. It includes conclusion questions to help students reflect
Subjects:
Science, Biology, Chemistry
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Mnemonics, Printables
$1.25
5 ratings
3.8
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By SciFly
Students will choose two of three virtual heredity simulation websites to practice their Punnett square genetic skills in breeding lemmings, fies, and norns (cartoon character) to distinguish the difference between genotypes and phenotypes as well
Subjects:
Science, Biology, General Science
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Internet Activities, Printables, Simulations
$1.00
8 ratings
4.0
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By SciFly
Students demonstrate their understanding of the atomic structure of a Carbon atom by making a model out of pinto beans, split peas, and white beans as well as reseach several teacher approved interactive websites for the element's importance but
Subjects:
Science, Other (Science), Physical Science
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Research, Activities, Webquests
$1.25
8 ratings
4.0
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By SciFly
Powerpoint includes visuals for signs students wear to represent parts of the flower, instruction tips, and diagram of the student formed flower. This activity of students acting out each part of the flower is meant to be a class review before
Subjects:
Science, Biology, General Science
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Laboratory, Printables
$2.00
5 ratings
4.0
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By SciFly
Students will review microscope skills by viewing their own cells as well as a plant sample of elodea leaf or you may substitute with the inside skin of an onion to compare cell structures and functions. For conclusion, students will compare and
Subjects:
Science, Biology, General Science
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Laboratory, Printables
$1.00
4 ratings
4.0
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By SciFly
This is a generalized safety guide that I give my students in the beginning of the year to ensure that I legally informed students in writing basic safety rules for the science laboratory which is extremely pertinent for a science teacher's
Subjects:
Science, Chemistry, Physical Science
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Staff
Types:
Laboratory, Professional Documents, Printables
$1.00
1 rating
3.5
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By SciFly
This PowerPoint includes all the visuals for the Super Hero Genetics Worksheet data table (not included separate product) that students fill out during this anticipation set demonstration where three student volunteers are chosen for the role as
Subjects:
Science, Biology, Other (Science)
Grades:
5th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Simulations
$2.00
2 ratings
3.0
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By SciFly
Students will create a 3D cube to learn the 6 aspects of observation step of the scientific method while building classroom community by introducing themselves through their favorite observations. The cube can be later used as an anticipation set
Subjects:
Science, Visual Arts, Back to School
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Games
$1.00
3 ratings
4.0
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By SciFly
Students will be able to physically and chemically extract DNA from a strawberry, afterwards viewing the sample through the microscope. The purpose is to teach students that structure of DNA is too small to view however in the chromosome format it
Subjects:
Science, Biology, Chemistry
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Laboratory, Printables
$1.00
3 ratings
4.0
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By SciFly
Anticipation set demonstration where three student volunteers dress up in costume to reinforce, apply, and visually understand & distinguish between the scientific terms such as genotype, phenotype, allele, gene, inherited trait, dominant trait
Subjects:
Science, Biology, Other (Science)
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Minilessons, Printables
$1.00
5 ratings
4.0
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Students will dissect a pink jasmine flower to review structure and function of plant reproduction parts. Included is a student handout that organizes student dissection as well as has an alternative virtual dissection website for those allergic to
Subjects:
Science, Biology, General Science
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Laboratory, Internet Activities, Printables
$2.00
3 ratings
4.0
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By SciFly
This is the best lesson to kick off the year in science and usually draws a little science student crowd hounding you for more answers to their questions but the best part is that it is a quick & cheap demonstration while reviewing the
Subjects:
Chemistry, General Science, Physical Science
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Laboratory, Printables
$1.25
1 rating
3.7
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By SciFly
Students will demonstrate to themselves what the light is made of by observing the visible light spectrum through diffraction gratings, then illustrating and labeling their observations. This activity is effective in eliminating misconceptions
Subjects:
Science, Biology, Physical Science
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Laboratory, Printables
$1.00
1 rating
4.0
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By SciFly
I begin every unit I teach with this universal vocabulary comprehension PowerPoint assignment, giving students at least two weeks to learn & explore scientific terms and have had overwhelming success with English Language Learners but diversify
Subjects:
Vocabulary, For All Subject Areas, Study Skills
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Flash Cards, Homework, Printables
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By SciFly
I originally created this lesson to introduce Science as an important subject to learn for any career in that everyone uses the scientific method. However, this V.T.S. lesson reaped a cornucopia of benefits in drawing out critical thinking skills
Subjects:
Life Skills, For All Subject Areas, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$1.25
2 ratings
4.0
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By SciFly
This is a generalized but organized format in which students can apply various experiments and visually distinguish the steps of the scientific method. This activity worksheet also includes teaching tips for conducting one simple and cheap
Subjects:
Science, Basic Principles, General Science
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Laboratory, Graphic Organizers
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By SciFly
See my "Atom Model Level 1" detailed description with teacher tips as this is part two of three hands on activity series and optional webquest of each element on interactive periodic table websites. Editable if you have no access to the web.
Subjects:
Science, Other (Science), Physical Science
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Research, Activities, Webquests
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By SciFly
Please see my detailed description and teacher tips for "Atom Model Level 1" as this hands on activity is the last part of a series of three that has an optional webquest research of the different elements for each atom choice. Editable if you do
Subjects:
Science, Other (Science), Physical Science
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Research, Activities, Webquests
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

15 years of teaching middle school and high school CUE conferences South Coast Science Projects multiple years Coastline/My World GIS project NSTA conferences CAG conferences Science Approach projects AVID conferences Various technology trainings

MY TEACHING STYLE

I'll try anything appropriate once but tweak everything continuously.

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"So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God." 1 Corinthians 10:31

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

BS in Biology from the University of California, Irvine CA teaching credential from University of California, Santa Barbara

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