Human Space Exploration - Complete 5E Lesson Bundle

Human Space Exploration - Complete 5E Lesson Bundle

Product Description Human Space Exploration - Fully editable and Complete 5E Lesson. By purchasing this bundle you will save 50% vs. purchasing the individual components separately. Lesson Objectives: By the end of this 5E lesson, students will: • Investigate human space history • Learn about the current space program including the ISS and the role it plays in the development of our scientific knowledge • Be able to describe how astronauts perform everyday activities such as showering, sleeping, eating, etc. • Explain the negative effects of microgravity and what astronauts do to combat it • Think about the limitations of human space travel as well as possible long-term solutions How does the 5E model facilitate learning? • It emphasizes inquiry, critical thinking, and the process of science • Its success is backed by countless scientific studies that demonstrate its effectiveness • It’s built around the idea that humans construct knowledge and meaning from their learning experiences. That they build upon their prior knowledge and to be effective, learning needs to be active and allow the participants to construct new knowledge from their experiences
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Biology Science Reading Article Bundle - Grade 5-7

Biology Science Reading Article Bundle - Grade 5-7

Product Description Biology Grade 5-7 Science Reading Article Bundle. Save 40% vs. purchasing each resource individually. This resource contains 5 reading comprehension articles for Grades 5-7 (ages 10-12) students as well as older kids with lower developed learning levels. Tackle literacy and science by having your students read and answer questions from a scientific article. Each article highlights and explains key concepts for students’ understanding at a level they can comprehend. Furthermore, each page defines important words or phrases for student reference. Lastly, each reading includes Reading Comprehension questions and answers that test students’ concept understanding (direct from the paper), thinking and connecting, along with optional Extension Questions that challenge students to perform additional work and research outside the paper. No prep, no formatting, no issues. Simply download, print (or upload to your class site), and you’re all set! These resources are fully editable for your convenience and includes: • Genetically Modified Organisms • Heart Attack and Stroke • Laser Eye Surgery • Making Food Using Fermentation • Mosquitoes and the Diseases They Spread NGSS: Elementary School 4 – LS1 – From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes Middle School MS – LS1 - From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes MS – LS2 - Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics MS – LS4 - Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity ------------------------------------------------ The Problem You Face - Not having the time to properly teach scientific literacy (disciplinary literacy) or improve your students reading comprehension and analysis skills. The Solution This fully editable, NO PREP reading comprehension article is composed of relevant, applicable and engaging reading activities which can be used to: • introduce your topic • improve your students reading comprehension and scientific literacy skills • improve your students' analysis skills • provide an extension activity to students who move at a faster pace • provide extra credit to students in need • measure your students literacy skills Furthermore, this resource works very well as an emergency substitute plan as it will keep your students on task and focused while you are away. This resource will take your students between 50-75 minutes to complete and includes some open-ended questions. An answer key is also included for your reference.
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Why Leaves Change Color In The Fall - Reading Article - Grade 8 and Up

Why Leaves Change Color In The Fall - Reading Article - Grade 8 and Up

Product Description Why Leaves Change Color in The Fall. This resource is suitable for high school students as well as strong middle school students. Tackle literacy and science by having your students read and answer questions from a scientific article. Questions include knowledge (direct from the paper), thinking, connecting, application, and open-ended varieties. No prep, no formatting, no issues. Simply download, print (or upload to your class site), and you're all set. **This resource is fully editable for your convenience** This resource covers the following topics: - Green Leaves - Changes in Weather and Lengths of Days - Red Leaves - Tree Species Differences - Color Intensity and Timing - Trees That Don’t Change Color The Problem You Face - Not having the time to properly teach scientific literacy (disciplinary literacy) or improve your students reading comprehension and analysis skills. The Solution This fully editable, NO PREP reading comprehension article is composed of relevant, applicable and engaging reading activities which can be used to: • introduce your topic • improve your students reading comprehension and scientific literacy skills • improve your students' analysis skills • provide an extension activity to students who move at a faster pace • provide extra credit to students in need • measure your students literacy skills Furthermore, this resource works very well as an emergency substitute plan as it will keep your students on task and focused while you are away. This resource will take your students between 50-75 minutes to complete and includes some open-ended questions. An answer key is also included for your reference.
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Conservation of Energy - A Physics Project Based Learning Activity (PBL)

Conservation of Energy - A Physics Project Based Learning Activity (PBL)

Product Description This is an engaging, problem-based inquiry activity that gets your students to examine Conservation of Energy to solve a real-life problem and learn to think critically. Designed for science students in high school physics, this activity is NGSS, Common Core, and STEM-aligned and uses common experiences and materials to apply your lessons in a meaningful way. Your resource is fully-editable and can be uploaded to your class site or printed for students' use. Learning Goals: - Apply concepts such as the work energy theorem and conservation of energy to solving a real world problem - Develop a prototype and experimental procedures that can be used safely as a model for a real world scenario - Work as engineers and “sell” an idea for a ride Prerequisites: - Conservation of Energy and Types of Energy - Work and the Work-Energy Theorem - Newton’s Laws (mostly Newton’s Second Law) - Friction NGSS HS-PS3-1 Energy - Create a computational model to calculate the change in the energy of one component in a system when the change in energy of the other component(s) and energy flows in and out of the system are known. HS-PS3-2 Energy - Develop and use models to illustrate that energy at the macroscopic scale can be accounted for as a combination of energy associated with the motions of particles (objects) and energy associated with the relative positions of particles (objects). HS-PS3-3 Energy - Design, build, and refine a device that works within given constraints to convert one form of energy into another form of energy. HS-ETS1-2: Design a solution to a complex real-world problem by breaking it down into smaller, more manageable problems that can be solved through engineering. HS-ETS1-3: Evaluate a solution to a complex real-world problem based on prioritized criteria and tradeoffs that account for a range of constraints, including cost, safety, reliability, and aesthetics, as well as possible social, cultural, and environmental impacts.
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Meiosis - Biology PowerPoint Lesson

Meiosis - Biology PowerPoint Lesson

Product Description Meiosis. This 27-slide, biology lesson package goes in-depth into Meiosis and is geared towards high school biology students. The PowerPoint contains diagrams, three embedded videos, examples, discussion lead-ins, and explanations that will keep your students interested throughout. Your lesson bundle includes a teacher and student version in both PowerPoint and PDF formats. In order, the lesson covers: - What is meiosis? - Gametes - Chromosomes - Diploid vs. haploid - Meiosis I - Recombination - Meiosis II The student version of the PowerPoint contains multiple blanks that need to be filled in throughout the lesson. These blanks are conveniently underlined and bolded on the teacher copy. I have found this to be the most effective means of keeping my students engaged and active without having them write everything out. This also leaves more time for discussion and activities. This file is in .zip format. All that means is you download the lesson package as one file (.zip) and then double-click it to extract it. No additional software is needed, your PC or Mac will do all the work. Please view the Preview File to obtain a sense of my style, see how my PowerPoint lesson is structured and evaluate my work. If you are not 100% happy with what you purchase, I will refund your entire purchase price via PayPal. To access the video(s), begin the slideshow and click the image of the video player. A new window will open up taking you directly to the video.
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Asteroids, Comets, and Meteors - MS Physical Science Lesson

Asteroids, Comets, and Meteors - MS Physical Science Lesson

Product Description This middle school physical science lesson package introduces, teaches, and differentiates between Asteroids, Comets, and Meteors. The PowerPoint contains diagrams, examples, and explanations to ensure your students are focussed and engaged. In order, the lesson covers: - Asteroids - Meteors - Meteoroids - Meteorites - Comets The package includes: - Teacher version - Student version with blanks - Student lesson outline in .docx and pdf formats ---------------------------------------------------- This file is in .zip format. All that means is you download the lesson package as one file (.zip) and then double-click it to extract it. No additional software is needed, your PC or Mac will do all the work. Please view the Preview File to obtain a sense of my style, see how my PowerPoint lesson is structured and evaluate my work. If you are not 100% happy with what you purchase, I will refund your entire purchase price via PayPal. To access the video(s), begin the slideshow and click the image of the video player. A new window will open up taking you directly to the video. The student version of the PowerPoint contains multiple blanks that need to be filled in throughout the lesson. These blanks are conveniently underlined and bolded on the teacher copy. I have found this to be the most effective means of keeping my students engaged and active without having them write everything out. This also leaves more time for discussion and activities.
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Cloud Types – An In-depth Look - An Advanced Meteorological Lesson

Cloud Types – An In-depth Look - An Advanced Meteorological Lesson

Product Description Cloud Types. This 41-slide deep dive into cloud types is geared towards high school and college level students. The PowerPoint contains diagrams, five embedded videos, examples, discussion lead-ins, and explanations that will keep your students interested throughout. Your lesson bundle includes a teacher and student version in both PowerPoint and PDF formats. If you're looking for something for older students, please check out my Cloud Types MS Lesson. In order, the lesson covers: - History - Three Basic Cloud Types - Ten Fundamental Cloud Types - Rare Clouds The student version of the PowerPoint contains multiple blanks that need to be filled in throughout the lesson. These blanks are conveniently underlined and bolded on the teacher copy. I have found this to be the most effective means of keeping my students engaged and active without having them write everything out. This also leaves more time for discussion and activities. This file is in .zip format. All that means is you download the lesson package as one file (.zip) and then double-click it to extract it. No additional software is needed, your PC or Mac will do all the work. Please view the Preview File to obtain a sense of my style, see how my PowerPoint lesson is structured and evaluate my work. If you are not 100% happy with what you purchase, I will refund your entire purchase price via PayPal. To access the video(s), begin the slideshow and click the image of the video player. A new window will open up taking you directly to the video.
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Plant Reproduction - A Grade 11 and Up Biology PowerPoint Lesson

Plant Reproduction - A Grade 11 and Up Biology PowerPoint Lesson

Plant Reproduction. This detailed, 44 slide biology lesson package goes in-depth into Plant Reproduction and is geared towards students who are in grade 11 or higher. The PowerPoint contains diagrams, examples, and explanations. In order, the lesson covers: - Why reproduce? - Sexual vs. asexual reproduction - Sexual reproduction in plants - Gametophytes and sporophytes - Gymnosperms and angiosperms - Asexual reproduction in plants - Asexual reproduction using fragments - Asexual reproduction using special structures This file is in .zip format. All that means is you download the lesson package as one file (.zip) and then double-click it to extract it. No additional software is needed, your PC or Mac will do all the work. Please view the Preview File to obtain a sense of my style, see how my PowerPoint lesson is structured and evaluate my work. If you are not 100% happy with what you purchase, I will refund your entire purchase price via PayPal. To access the video(s), begin the slideshow and click the image of the video player. A new window will open up taking you directly to the video. The student version of the PowerPoint contains multiple blanks that need to be filled in throughout the lesson. These blanks are conveniently underlined and bolded on the teacher copy. I have found this to be the most effective means of keeping my students engaged and active without having them write everything out. This also leaves more time for discussion and activities.
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Plant Reproduction - Grade 8 - 10 Biology PowerPoint Lesson

Plant Reproduction - Grade 8 - 10 Biology PowerPoint Lesson

Product Description Plant Reproduction. This 25-slide, biology lesson package goes in-depth into Plant Reproduction and is geared towards students who are in grade 8-10. The PowerPoint contains diagrams, examples, and explanations. In order, the lesson covers: - Why reproduce? - Sexual vs. asexual reproduction - Sexual reproduction in plants - Gametophytes and sporophytes - Gymnosperms and angiosperms - Asexual reproduction in plants - Asexual reproduction using fragments - Asexual reproduction using special structures ---------------------------------------------------- This file is in .zip format. All that means is you download the lesson package as one file (.zip) and then double-click it to extract it. No additional software is needed, your PC or Mac will do all the work. Please view the Preview File to obtain a sense of my style, see how my PowerPoint lesson is structured and evaluate my work. If you are not 100% happy with what you purchase, I will refund your entire purchase price via PayPal. To access the video(s), begin the slideshow and click the image of the video player. A new window will open up taking you directly to the video. The student version of the PowerPoint contains multiple blanks that need to be filled in throughout the lesson. These blanks are conveniently underlined and bolded on the teacher copy. I have found this to be the most effective means of keeping my students engaged and active without having them write everything out. This also leaves more time for discussion and activities.
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Mega Chemistry Activity Collection - Fully Editable and Growing Bundle

Mega Chemistry Activity Collection - Fully Editable and Growing Bundle

Product Description Mega Chemistry Activity Collection - 50+ resources and counting. This bundle includes all my current and future chemistry Lab Stations, Scavenger Hunt Activities, and Reading Comprehension Activities. Each interactive activity will scaffold your students' learning, keep them highly engaged, and allow them to develop a deep understanding of the material through various hands-on activities. This is a growing bundle, which means that it is continually being added to. As I add new resources, I will increase the price accordingly. If you buy now, you will get the lowest possible price and receive all future resources absolutely FREE. I will notify you anytime I add new files. Purchase now to save 80% and get in at the absolute lowest price possible. Who's This Resource For? - Middle and High School Physical Science Teachers - Teachers using NGSS or TEKS - Teachers who want to increase students engagement and retention - Teachers not looking to reinvent the wheel My activities are NGSS aligned for middle and high school classrooms: Your activity bundles contain: o Lab Station Activities o Scavenger Hunts o Readings o And lots more!
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Effects of Everyday Forces - Science Reading Article - Grades 5-7

Effects of Everyday Forces - Science Reading Article - Grades 5-7

Product Description Effects of Everyday Forces - Fully editable, Science Reading Activity - Disciplinary Literacy for Grades 5-7 (ages 10-12) as well as older students with lower developed learning levels. Tackle literacy and science by having your students read and answer questions from a scientific article. Each page highlights and explains key terms for student reference. Questions include knowledge (direct from the paper), thinking, connecting, and open-ended varieties. --------------------------------------------------- No prep, no formatting, no issues. Simply download, print (or upload to your class site) and you're all set. The article comes as a WORD file as well as a PDF for your convenience. The sample contains three complete readings free so you can get a better idea of how they are structured. --------------------------------------------------- This reading is perfect for an extension activity, substitute plans or literacy practice and hits on the following Common Core Standards: - CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.6-8.1 - CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.6-8.2 - CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.6-8.10 The reading looks at: - Magnetic forces - Electrostatic forces - Gravitational forces --------------------------------------------------- The Problems You Face - Not having the time to properly teach scientific literacy (disciplinary literacy) or improve your students reading comprehension and analysis skills. - Some students work faster than others and you would like an interesting extension activity for your faster-moving students to keep them learning and engaged. The Solution This fully editable, NO PREP reading comprehension article is composed of relevant, applicable and engaging reading activities which can be used to: • introduce your topic • improve your students literacy skills • improve your students reading comprehension and scientific literacy skills • improve your student's analysis skills • provide an extension activity to students who move at a faster pace • provide extra credit to students in need • measure your students literacy skills Furthermore, this resource works very well as an emergency substitute plan as it will keep your students on task and focused while you are away. This resource will take your students between 40-60 minutes to complete and includes a variety of questions. An answer key is also included for your reference.
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The Chemistry of Cooking - Science Reading Article - Grades 5-7

The Chemistry of Cooking - Science Reading Article - Grades 5-7

Product Description Chemistry of Cooking - Fully editable, Science Reading Activity - Disciplinary Literacy for Grades 5-7 (ages 10-12) as well as older students with lower developed learning levels. Tackle literacy and science by having your students read and answer questions from a scientific article. Each page highlights and explains key terms for student reference. Questions include knowledge (direct from the paper), thinking, connecting, and open-ended varieties. --------------------------------------------------- No prep, no formatting, no issues. Simply download, print (or upload to your class site) and you're all set. The article comes as a WORD file as well as a PDF for your convenience. The sample contains three complete readings free so you can get a better idea of how they are structured. --------------------------------------------------- This reading is perfect for an extension activity, substitute plans or literacy practice and hits on the following Common Core Standards: - CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.6-8.1 - CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.6-8.2 - CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.6-8.10 The reading looks at: - The reason we cook food - Cooking chemical reactions - Marinades - Baking bread - Popcorn --------------------------------------------------- The Problems You Face - Not having the time to properly teach scientific literacy (disciplinary literacy) or improve your students reading comprehension and analysis skills. - Some students work faster than others and you would like an interesting extension activity for your faster-moving students to keep them learning and engaged. The Solution This fully editable, NO PREP reading comprehension article is composed of relevant, applicable and engaging reading activities which can be used to: • introduce your topic • improve your students literacy skills • improve your students reading comprehension and scientific literacy skills • improve your student's analysis skills • provide an extension activity to students who move at a faster pace • provide extra credit to students in need • measure your students literacy skills Furthermore, this resource works very well as an emergency substitute plan as it will keep your students on task and focused while you are away. This resource will take your students between 40-60 minutes to complete and includes a variety of questions. An answer key is also included for your reference.
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Types of Chemical Bonds – A Digital Scavenger Hunt Activity

Types of Chemical Bonds – A Digital Scavenger Hunt Activity

Product Description Types of Chemical Bonds - A Digital, Device-Based resource that will get your kids out of their seats, engaged, utilizing technology, and collaborating to solve real problems and test their knowledge. This activity works well across grades as a means of assessment, review, and/or instruction. This hunt was designed for high school biology students. This activity is the coolest thing I've created and your kids are going to love it, mine do. Think of a scavenger hunt, then add devices (Smartphones, Chromebooks, Laptops, or Tablets), engaged students, and learning through assessment and you have this resource. Quick Disclaimer. In order to use this activity, your classroom must have at least 1 device per 3 students. Smartphones, Chromebooks, Laptops, and Tablets will all work perfectly. The wording and delivery make this resource perfect for a wide range of grade levels. If for some reason you feel this hunt isn't perfect for your classroom, I'm happy to refund your purchase no questions asked. The Content Includes: • History • Electronegativity • Atoms and Ions • Covalent, Polar Covalent, Metallic, and Ionic Bonds • Partial charges • Intramolecular and Intermolecular forces • Partial charges Here's how you implement them: • Print the QR codes and place them around the room • Place your students into groups • Let them loose! They move from Location to Location as they complete their tasks. Each Task is assigned by scanning the QR code and there are 5 Tasks per Scavenger Hunt Activity. • Have them submit their answers directly to your email via a form on my website. This activity: • Lets your students utilize their devices • Cuts down on wasted paper • Combines learning with assessment • Is a lot of fun • Comes in both Word and PDF formats Each Hunt is different and offers a unique way for your students to explore the topic. From Hunt-to-Hunt, possible tasks your students will face include: • Video analysis • Simulations • Fully automated and marked Quiz • Finish the story • Start the story • Calculations • News article • Opinion • Word scramble • Short answer • Web research
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Meiosis – A Digital Scavenger Hunt Activity

Meiosis – A Digital Scavenger Hunt Activity

Product Description Meiosis - A Digital, Device-Based resource that will get your kids out of their seats, engaged, utilizing technology, and collaborating to solve real problems and test their knowledge. This activity works well across grades as a means of assessment, review, and/or instruction. This hunt was designed for high school biology students. This activity is the coolest thing I've created and your kids are going to love it, mine do. Think of a scavenger hunt, then add devices (Smartphones, Chromebooks, Laptops, or Tablets), engaged students, and learning through assessment and you have this resource. Quick Disclaimer. In order to use this activity, your classroom must have at least 1 device per 3 students. Smartphones, Chromebooks, Laptops, and Tablets will all work perfectly. The wording and delivery make this resource perfect for a wide range of grade levels. If for some reason you feel this hunt isn't perfect for your classroom, I'm happy to refund your purchase no questions asked. The Content Includes: • Meiosis I and its stages • Meiosis II and its stages • Important Structures • Gametes, Zygotes, Chromosomes • The Importance of Meiosis ********************************* Here's how you implement them: • Print the QR codes and place them around the room • Place your students into groups • Let them loose! They move from Location to Location as they complete their tasks. Each Task is assigned by scanning the QR code and there are 5 Tasks per Scavenger Hunt Activity. • Have them submit their answers directly to your email via a form on my website. This activity: • Lets your students utilize their devices • Cuts down on wasted paper • Combines learning with assessment • Is a lot of fun • Comes in both Word and PDF formats
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Multiple Sclerosis - Science Reading Article - Grades 5-7

Multiple Sclerosis - Science Reading Article - Grades 5-7

Product Description Multiple Sclerosis - Fully editable, Science Reading Activity - Disciplinary Literacy for Grades 5-7 (ages 10-12) as well as older students with lower developed learning levels. Tackle literacy and science by having your students read and answer questions from a scientific article. Each page highlights and explains key terms for student reference. Questions include knowledge (direct from the paper), thinking, connecting, and open-ended varieties. --------------------------------------------------- No prep, no formatting, no issues. Simply download, print (or upload to your class site) and you're all set. The article comes as a WORD file as well as a PDF for your convenience. The sample contains three complete readings free so you can get a better idea of how they are structured. --------------------------------------------------- This reading is perfect for an extension activity, substitute plans or literacy practice and hits on the following Common Core Standards: - CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.6-8.1 - CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.6-8.2 - CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.6-8.10 The reading looks at: - What is multiple sclerosis? - What are the symptoms? - How does it happen? - Treatment --------------------------------------------------- The Problems You Face - Not having the time to properly teach scientific literacy (disciplinary literacy) or improve your students reading comprehension and analysis skills. - Some students work faster than others and you would like an interesting extension activity for your faster-moving students to keep them learning and engaged. The Solution This fully editable, NO PREP reading comprehension article is composed of relevant, applicable and engaging reading activities which can be used to: • introduce your topic • improve your students literacy skills • improve your students reading comprehension and scientific literacy skills • improve your student's analysis skills • provide an extension activity to students who move at a faster pace • provide extra credit to students in need • measure your students literacy skills Furthermore, this resource works very well as an emergency substitute plan as it will keep your students on task and focused while you are away. This resource will take your students between 40-60 minutes to complete and includes a variety of questions. An answer key is also included for your reference.
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Mega Physics 5E Lesson Collection – Fully Editable and Growing Bundle

Mega Physics 5E Lesson Collection – Fully Editable and Growing Bundle

Product Description Mega Physics 5E Lesson Collection. There are currently 11 Fully Editable 5E lessons inside this bundle. Each 5E Lesson Bundle includes Engagement, Exploration, Explanation, Elaborate, and Evaluate phases to scaffold your students' learning and keep them highly engaged. This is a growing bundle, which means that it is continually being added to. As I add new resources, I will increase the price accordingly. If you buy now, you will get the lowest possible price and receive all future resources absolutely FREE. I will notify you anytime I add new files. Who's This Resource For? - Middle and High School Life Science Teachers - Teachers using NGSS or TEKS - Teachers who want to increase students engagement and retention - Teachers not looking to reinvent the wheel Each bundle includes 5 resources including lab station activities, individual lessons, digital scavenger hunts, readings, and lots more. By purchasing this product you'll save 60% vs. purchasing each 5E lesson on its own.
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Mega Chemistry 5E Lesson Collection – Fully Editable and Growing Bundle

Mega Chemistry 5E Lesson Collection – Fully Editable and Growing Bundle

Product Description Mega Chemistry 5E Lesson Collection. There are currently 9 Fully Editable 5E lessons inside this bundle. Each 5E Lesson Bundle includes Engagement, Exploration, Explanation, Elaborate, and Evaluate phases to scaffold your students' learning and keep them highly engaged. This is a growing bundle, which means that it is continually being added to. As I add new resources, I will increase the price accordingly. If you buy now, you will get the lowest possible price and receive all future resources absolutely FREE. I will notify you anytime I add new files. Who's This Resource For? - Middle and High School Physical Science Teachers - Teachers using NGSS or TEKS - Teachers who want to increase students engagement and retention - Teachers not looking to reinvent the wheel Each bundle includes 5 resources including lab station activities, individual lessons, digital scavenger hunts, readings, and lots more. By purchasing this product you'll save 65% vs. purchasing each 5E lesson on its own.
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Chemistry of Cosmetics - Reading Article - Grade 8 and Up

Chemistry of Cosmetics - Reading Article - Grade 8 and Up

Product Description The Chemistry of Cosmetics. This resource is suitable for high school students as well as very strong middle-school students. Tackle literacy and science by having your students read and answer questions from a scientific article. Questions include knowledge (direct from the paper), thinking, connecting, application and open-ended varieties. No prep, no formatting, no issues. Simply download, print (or upload to your class site) and you're all set. **This resource is fully editable for your convenience** This resource covers the following topics: - Water - Emulsifiers - Preservatives - Thickeners - Emollients - Pigments - Fragrance - pH Stabilizers The Problem You Face - Not having the time to properly teach scientific literacy (disciplinary literacy) or improve your students reading comprehension and analysis skills. The Solution This fully editable, NO PREP reading comprehension article is composed of relevant, applicable and engaging reading activities which can be used to: • introduce your topic • improve your students reading comprehension and scientific literacy skills • improve your students' analysis skills • provide an extension activity to students who move at a faster pace • provide extra credit to students in need • measure your students literacy skills Furthermore, this resource works very well as an emergency substitute plan as it will keep your students on task and focused while you are away. This resource will take your students between 50-75 minutes to complete and includes some open-ended questions. An answer key is also included for your reference.
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Mass, Volume, Density, and Buoyancy – A Digital Scavenger Hunt Activity

Mass, Volume, Density, and Buoyancy – A Digital Scavenger Hunt Activity

Product Description Mass, Volume, Density, and Buoyancy - A Digital, Device-Based resource that will get your kids out of their seats, engaged, utilizing technology, and collaborating to solve real problems and test their knowledge. This activity works well across grades as a means of assessment, review, and/or instruction. This hunt was designed for high school biology students. This activity is the coolest thing I've created and your kids are going to love it, mine do. Think of a scavenger hunt, then add devices (Smartphones, Chromebooks, Laptops, or Tablets), engaged students, and learning through assessment and you have this resource. Quick Disclaimer. In order to use this activity, your classroom must have at least 1 device per 3 students. Smartphones, Chromebooks, Laptops, and Tablets will all work perfectly. The wording and delivery make this resource perfect for a wide range of grade levels. If for some reason you feel this hunt isn't perfect for your classroom, I'm happy to refund your purchase no questions asked. The Content Includes: • Mass, Volume, and Density • Buoyancy • The Dead Sea • Floatation Devices • Applications • Archimedes Here's how you implement them: • Print the QR codes and place them around the room • Place your students into groups • Let them loose! They move from Location to Location as they complete their tasks. Each Task is assigned by scanning the QR code and there are 5 Tasks per Scavenger Hunt Activity. • Have them submit their answers directly to your email via a form on my website. This activity: • Lets your students utilize their devices • Cuts down on wasted paper • Combines learning with assessment • Is a lot of fun • Comes in both Word and PDF formats Each Hunt is different and offers a unique way for your students to explore the topic. From Hunt-to-Hunt, possible tasks your students will face include: • Video analysis • Simulations • Fully automated and marked Quiz • Finish the story • Start the story • Calculations • News article • Opinion • Word Scramble • Short answer • Web research
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Friction Safety - A Physics Project Based Learning Activity (PBL)

Friction Safety - A Physics Project Based Learning Activity (PBL)

Product Description This is an engaging, problem-based inquiry activity that gets your students to examine Friction to solve a real-life problem and learn to think critically. Designed for science students in high school physics, this activity is NGSS, Common Core, and STEM-aligned and uses common experiences and materials to apply your lessons in a meaningful way. Your resource is fully-editable and can be uploaded to your class site or printed for students' use. Learning Goals: - Develop a prototype that can realistically be used to solve a real-world problem - Design a set of experimental procedures to determine the coefficient of friction between two surfaces Prerequisites: - Newton’s Laws (mostly Newton’s Second Law) NGSS HS-ETS1-2: Design a solution to a complex real-world problem by breaking it down into smaller, more manageable problems that can be solved through engineering. HS-ETS1-3: Evaluate a solution to a complex real-world problem based on prioritized criteria and tradeoffs that account for a range of constraints, including cost, safety, reliability, and aesthetics, as well as possible social, cultural, and environmental impacts. HS-PS2-1 Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions - Analyze data to support the claim that Newton’s second law of motion describes the mathematical relationship among the net force on a macroscopic object, its mass, and its acceleration. HS-PS2-3 Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions - Apply scientific and engineering ideas to design, evaluate, and refine a device that minimizes the force on a macroscopic object during a collision.
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Blood Analysis and Forensics - Reading Article - Grade 8 and Up

Blood Analysis and Forensics - Reading Article - Grade 8 and Up

Product Description Blood Analysis and Forensics. This resource is suitable for high school students as well as strong middle-school students. Tackle literacy and science by having your students read and answer questions from a scientific article. Questions include knowledge (direct from the paper), thinking, connecting, application and open-ended varieties. No prep, no formatting, no issues. Simply download, print (or upload to your class site) and you're all set. **This resource is fully editable for your convenience** This resource covers the following topics: - What is forensic science? - Blood analysis basics - Blood pattern analysis - Laboratory blood analysis - Crime scenes and evidence collection The Problem You Face - Not having the time to properly teach scientific literacy (disciplinary literacy) or improve your students reading comprehension and analysis skills. The Solution This fully editable, NO PREP reading comprehension article is composed of relevant, applicable and engaging reading activities which can be used to: • introduce your topic • improve your students reading comprehension and scientific literacy skills • improve your students' analysis skills • provide an extension activity to students who move at a faster pace • provide extra credit to students in need • measure your students literacy skills Furthermore, this resource works very well as an emergency substitute plan as it will keep your students on task and focused while you are away. This resource will take your students between 50-75 minutes to complete and includes some open-ended questions. An answer key is also included for your reference.
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Optical Phenomena - Science Reading Article - Grades 5-7

Optical Phenomena - Science Reading Article - Grades 5-7

Product Description Optical Phenomena - Fully editable, Science Reading Activity - Disciplinary Literacy for Grades 5-7 (ages 10-12) as well as older students with lower developed learning levels. Tackle literacy and science by having your students read and answer questions from a scientific article. Each page highlights and explains key terms for student reference. Questions include knowledge (direct from the paper), thinking, connecting, and open-ended varieties. --------------------------------------------------- No prep, no formatting, no issues. Simply download, print (or upload to your class site) and you're all set. The article comes as a WORD file as well as a PDF for your convenience. The sample contains three complete readings free so you can get a better idea of how they are structured. --------------------------------------------------- This reading is perfect for an extension activity, substitute plans or literacy practice and hits on the following Common Core Standards: - CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.6-8.1 - CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.6-8.2 - CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.6-8.10 The reading looks at: - What are optical phenomena? - Apparent depth - Coronas - Rainbows - Twinkling stars - Scattered light --------------------------------------------------- The Problems You Face - Not having the time to properly teach scientific literacy (disciplinary literacy) or improve your students reading comprehension and analysis skills. - Some students work faster than others and you would like an interesting extension activity for your faster-moving students to keep them learning and engaged. The Solution This fully editable, NO PREP reading comprehension article is composed of relevant, applicable and engaging reading activities which can be used to: • introduce your topic • improve your students literacy skills • improve your students reading comprehension and scientific literacy skills • improve your student's analysis skills • provide an extension activity to students who move at a faster pace • provide extra credit to students in need • measure your students literacy skills Furthermore, this resource works very well as an emergency substitute plan as it will keep your students on task and focused while you are away. This resource will take your students between 40-60 minutes to complete and includes a variety of questions. An answer key is also included for your reference.
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