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Awesome Science Lesson Materials for Elementary and Middle School Teachers (Formerly SCIENCEcerely, Me by Erin Hansen)
 
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Students will enjoy practicing the engineering design process with this tasty team-building back to school STEM Challenge. They'll brainstorm, design, test, and redesign as they problem solve with their team mates. If you're looking for engaging and
Subjects:
Science, Back to School, Engineering
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Laboratory, Science Centers
$2.50
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Use these engaging vocabulary and/or word wall cards to teach your students true science literacy. Study one or more per week or pair them up with your unit! There are over 150 ROOT/AFFIX CARDS that provide an important root or affix commonly used
Subjects:
Science, General Science, Physical Science
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Bulletin Board Ideas, Science Centers
CCSS:
RI.7.4, CCRA.L.4, CCRA.L.6
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Use these simple exit tickets to have your students apply their understanding of types of friction. Students will engage in the NGSS Science and Engineering Practice of Developing and Using Models to show their depth of knowledge. There are modeling
Subjects:
Science, Physics, Physical Science
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Assessment, Printables, Science Centers
$1.50
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Groundhog Day has never been more fun as students engage in NGSS based activities to learn all about the science of shadows and light! Students will practice phenomena-based inquiry, observation, and model creation. They'll go on a shadow hunt and
Subjects:
Science, General Science, Physical Science
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Science Centers
$4.00
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Use these simple exit tickets to have your students apply their understanding of thermal energy transfer. Students will engage in the NGSS Science and Engineering Practice of Developing and Using Models to show their depth of knowledge. There are
Subjects:
Science, Chemistry, Physical Science
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Assessment, Printables, Science Centers
$1.50
7 ratings
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Valentine's Day is the perfect time for students to remind their parents how special they are! This personalized Moon Phase ornament or "special day" Moon Phase sheet is an excellent learning activity. Make these adorable, easy, and educational
Subjects:
Science, Physical Science, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Activities, Science Centers
$3.00
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Students will enjoy practicing the engineering design process with this fun holiday STEM Activity. They'll research, design, test, and redesign their balloon rockets using an adorable chimney-shaped target to help Santa add one more reindeer to his
Subjects:
Science, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Engineering
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Laboratory, Science Centers
$2.50
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Bring some holiday spirit to your classroom with a student-created Chemis-TREE! Make three dimensional periodic table element ornaments or a beautiful bulletin board and celebrate STEM all season! Students will research the properties and
Subjects:
Chemistry, Physical Science, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Science Centers
$3.50
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Science has never been SWEETER as students actively engage this exciting Halloween STEM activity and lesson in inquiry, observation, model creation, and analysis of solubility. Use all that left over holiday candy to explore some amazing science! I
Subjects:
Science, Physical Science, Halloween
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Activities, Laboratory, Science Centers
$4.00
3 ratings
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Science gets SPOOKY this Halloween as students actively engage in phenomena-based inquiry, observation, model creation, and analysis of surface tension. Watch the preview video to see this amazing activity in action!I love finding the wonder of
Subjects:
Science, Physical Science, Halloween
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Laboratory, Science Centers
$3.00
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Science gets spectacular as students actively engage in phenomena-based inquiry, observation, model creation, and analysis of phase changes and sublimation. Dry ice is the perfect substance to explore this unique phase change!I love finding the
Subjects:
Science, Chemistry, Physical Science
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Laboratory, Science Centers
CCSS:
CCRA.W.2, CCRA.W.7, CCRA.W.9
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Science gets SPOOKY this Halloween as students actively engage in phenomena-based inquiry, observation, model creation, and analysis of phase changes and sublimation. Dry ice is the perfect substance to explore this Halloween with your students! I
Subjects:
Science, Physical Science, Halloween
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Laboratory, Science Centers
CCSS:
CCRA.W.2, CCRA.W.7, CCRA.W.9
$5.00
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Get students actively engaged in creating and building models of molecules, the core focus of NGSS performance expectation MS-PS-1-1. Provided in both DIGITAL and PRINTABLE formats, students are given common chemical formulas to analyze and build
Subjects:
Science, Chemistry, Physical Science
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Science Centers, Google Apps
$3.00
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Start your science class at the bell with these middle school metric measurement science starters. So often, those precious first minutes of class are wasted. These metric measurement activities are designed to get students actively engaged in
Subjects:
Science, Physical Science, Back to School
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Science Centers, Interactive Notebooks
$5.00
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These "orbs" are an awesome display student's understanding of sensory receptors and the brain, the core focus of NGSS performance expectation MS-LS-1-8. I pair this project with a review of how memories are made and stored. We actually study the
Subjects:
Science, Biology, General Science
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Science Centers
$3.00
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Are you ready for some fun?! I love finding the wonder of science concepts in everyday activities that are exciting for students to explore. My “Science of” series does just that. In this edition, students explore the science of water slides. This
Subjects:
Science, Physical Science, Engineering
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Unit Plans, Activities, Science Centers
$5.00
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Help! Cupid bruised his wing during target practice and has to rest the wing until it is healed, but Valentine’s Day is just days away! Build a rocket that will propel Cupid towards the heart of his targeted lovebirds. Cupid needs to make sure he is
Subjects:
Science, Physical Science, Valentine's Day
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Science Centers
$2.50
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Teach physics concepts this year through the exhilarating sports of the winter olympics. This NGSS lesson is a dive into the sport of Bobsledding. The close reading passage anchors your students learning, supported by the graphic organizer and
Subjects:
Science, Physical Science, Engineering
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Science Centers
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Teach physics concepts this year through the exhilarating sports of the winter olympics. This NGSS lesson is a dive into the unique sport of Curling. The close reading passage anchors your students learning, supported by the graphic organizer and
Subjects:
Science, Physics, Physical Science
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Science Centers
$3.00
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Teach physics concepts this year through the exhilarating sports of the winter olympics. This NGSS lesson is a dive into the sport of Downhill Skiing. The close reading passage anchors your students learning, supported by the graphic organizer and
Subjects:
Physics, Physical Science, Engineering
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Science Centers
$3.00
4 ratings
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I am currently teaching 6th grade, having previously 8th grade physical science, 3rd grade, 4th grade, and I have had placement as a Reading Intervention Specialist. I have a multiple-subject credential and single-subject science credential as well as a bachelors degree in Child and Adolescent Development and a masters degree in Curriculum and Instruction.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Focus on critical thinking, making connections, creating collaborative activities, differentiation, learning styles, positive reinforcement, formative and summative assessments, opening and closing activities, skills-focus, rigor, depth, hands-on, technology-based.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Facilitated professional development opportunities for teachers on campus, participate in the district science leadership committee focusing on the rollout of NGSS.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

B.S. Child and Adolescent Development, M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction, Multiple Subject Credential, Single Subject Credential - Science

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Being a full time teacher and a full time mom keeps me busy, but I love every second of it. Teaching is truly a passion of mine and I am blessed to work with an amazing team. Enjoy!

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