Students model the natural selection process by acting as predators of peppered moths that may or may not blend into their background. This lab activity includes models of single generation and multiple generation impacts.
A student favorite! This two-week unit begins with an overview of all the human body systems. The focus ends up being on the circulatory and respiratory systems. Each PowerPoint comes with notes pages (on Word) with blanks for the students to
Transcription and translation can be challenging - let their creative juices flow! This project gives students the opportunity to illustrate their understanding of the topic through multiple options - comic strips, creative writings, flip charts,
Easy to use PowerPoint that's just like the show! From the first slide, Alex welcomes you to Jeopardy and automatically scrolls through each of the categories, ending up on the main screen. The values on each "screen" dims after you click on them.
Basic overview of cell theory and how it arose out of disproving abiogenesis (spontaneous generation). Covers role of Schleiden, Schwann, Virchow (and Remak). Finishes with a look at some of the more important organelles in eukaryotic cells.
Lecture notes on sound phenomena for high school physics classes. Topics include what sound is, how to calculate its speed, echo, reverb, pitch, decibel scale, Doppler Effect, resonance, and more. A printable Word version is also available in my
Covers the details of protein synthesis. Topics include RNA vs. DNA, transcription (promoters, TATA box, RNA pol II, transcription factors, splicing and capping of primary transcript), and translation (ribosome subunits, attachment of mRNA, A, P,
Overview of the evidence that lead to the big bang theory. Covers red shift, cosmic radiation, and distribution of dark energy and dark matter. Finishes with a link to a recent Nature Video describing a model for the expansion process.
Covers the details of replicating DNA during S phase. Topics include sites of origin, enzymes involved (helicase, topoisomerase, SSBPs, DNA pol I, II, and III, ligase, etc.), replication forks/bubbles, 5'->3' direction, leading and lagging