INVERTEBRATES I- PHYLUM: PORIFERA, CNIDARIA, AND WORMS- POWER POINT AND NOTES

INVERTEBRATES I- PHYLUM: PORIFERA, CNIDARIA, AND WORMS- POWER POINT AND NOTES

INVERTEBRATES I- PHYLUM: PORIFERA, CNIDARIA, AND WORMS -This is a 45 slide power point presentation and 7 pages of students notes design to help you teach the topic of invertebrates to secondary students. This presentation contains 3 formative assessments, clear explanations and engaging images. Teaching concepts are: Invertebrates part one, broadcasting the phylums; Porifera, Cnidaria and Worms- main characteristics, habitat, food, type of reproduction and more. Lesson align with the common core standards.
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MICROSCOPE  POWER POINT PRESENTATION

MICROSCOPE POWER POINT PRESENTATION

the introduction to the Microscope is a 63 power point slides and 10 pages of students' notes. that going to help you teach, engage and assess your students. This presentation contains: high quality images, 3 formative assessments and a virtual microscopic slide show. Main concepts: History of the discovery of the microscope Microscope parts and functions label the parts of a microscope 3 formative assessments how to use, carry and store the microscope how to calculate magnification types of microscopes and a microscopic slide show. More more amazing science products visit my store at Maggie's Files!
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THE SIX  KINGDMOS OF LIFE -  POWER POINT AND NOTES

THE SIX KINGDMOS OF LIFE - POWER POINT AND NOTES

The classification of the Six kingdoms of life is a 55 slide power point presentation and 8 pages of students notes, design to help you engage and teach the six kingdoms of life topic. This presentations contains 4 formative assessments, animations and graphic organizers. Teaching concepts are: Taxonomy, the six kingdoms of life, archaebacteria, eubacteria, protist, plantae, animalia, main characteristics, type of cells, nutrition, habitat, locomotion and examples key terms of the presentation: Autotroph, heterotroph, sexual, asexual reproduction, eukariote, prokariote and learning outcomes. true value by Maggie Files If you like these presentation, please leave your comments, follow me: Maggies' Files
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SOLAR SYSTEM- POWER POINT

SOLAR SYSTEM- POWER POINT

The Solar System power point is 50 slide show that explain the basic information about solar system, planet characteristics, galaxies and milky way. This product contains animations, a great formative assessment and the space tourism mini-project. Created for middle school students. Check out my new products and S.T.E.M LABS. by Maggie's Files. TERMS : Solar System Galaxy Universe The Sun Planets The Solar System Inner planets Inner Planets “Terrestrial Planets” Outer planets Mercury Venus Earth Mars Jupiter Saturn Uranus Pluto Kuiper Belt The Milky Way A galaxy cluster
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CONVECTION, CONDUCTION AND RADIATION- POWER POINT AND NOTES

CONVECTION, CONDUCTION AND RADIATION- POWER POINT AND NOTES

The Heat Transfer Convection, Conduction and Radiation is a slide show design to engage and teach the main heat transfer concepts to secondary graders students. This presentation contains 24 slides and 3 pages ( Filling the blanks) of students notes. This file is going to help you teach how heat is transfer through the processes of convection, conduction and radiation as well as examples of Convection, Conduction and Radiation. At the same time, this slide show offers 2 formative assessments, vocabulary, objectives, animations and directions to make a foldable For more amazing products visit my digital store at Maggie's Files
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Water Cycle-CER- Labs bundle- MS-ESS2-4

Water Cycle-CER- Labs bundle- MS-ESS2-4

The “CER- Water Cycle Labs ” contains five labs for middle school students, this laboratory activities are aligned with the NGSS (MS-ESS2-4 Develop a model to describe the cycling of water through Earth's Systems driven by energy from the sun and the force of gravity), ready to use. By implementing these labs in your classes, you will be able to use inquiry-based labs, improve conceptual knowledge and keep your students engaged. This product contains a pdf and a power point presentation file of each lab! Labs included: ( 30 page total) *Pre-lab Activity- Water Cycle Informational text analysis and think-pair-share activity. ( four pages) Lab. 1- Reconstruct a model of the water cycle. Your students will build a physical model and recreate the water cycle. Lab. 2 – How Evaporation occur? Your students will demonstrate how evaporation occurs when a liquid turns into a gas and how temperature affects the rate of evaporation. Lab. 3 - Making Drops of Rain : You students will build a simple model to show how raindrops form in the atmosphere Lab. 4 - How surface colors affect ice melting. Students will be able to understand how heat interacts with darker or lighter colors. Lab 5- Investigating Substances’ acidity. Your students will be able to test various substances to determine their level of acidity and learn about acid rain. Each lab contains : Title, objective, background knowledge, research, question, claim, prediction, observation, materials, a detail procedure, evidence, reasoning, diagrams, chart, graphs and conclusion. Get this lab individually or get the bundle and save! By Maggie’s Files
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Invertebrates Sort Cards Activity

Invertebrates Sort Cards Activity

The “ Invertebrates Groups Sorting Card Activity” is design to help your students review, reinforce and assess their knowledge about the main groups of invertebrates. This activity is design for secondary students. (6-12) Objective: Students will be able to recognize, understand and classify the different characteristics of invertebrates into the corresponding phylum: (Phylum Porifera , Phylum Cnidarian, Phylum Nematoda, Phylum Annelida, Phylum Platyhelminthes, Phylum Mollusca, Phylum Arthropoda and Phylum Echinodermata.) Students will classify each invertebrate sample in their corresponding phylum using the informational text included and invertebrates sorting cards. Students will understand that scientists classify invertebrates according to the characteristics they share This set contains : (27 pages) 18 set of sorting cards of common organisms that belong to each of the Invertebrates Groups : (Phylum Porifera , Phylum Cnidarian, Phylum Nematoda, Phylum Annelida, Phylum Platyhelminthes, Phylum Mollusca, Phylum Arthropoda and Phylum Echinodermata.) 6 “posters” of common species of each invertebrate group. Teacher and student Instructions sheet Students informational text about the common species and main characteristics of each group of invertebrates. Anchor Activity: Handout No 1- Blank Graphic organizer to be completed with the information provided in this package. Blank set of “mini-posters” for the students to sort and glue their invertebrate groups cards. Teacher’s answer key. Teacher directions: Materials: Scissors, glue, pencil. Print out the task cards on card stock paper. Optional : Laminate the cards or print in color. Have the students read and complete the activity working in coop. learning groups. Have the students read and fill out handout No 1, using the information provided in this product. Have the students cut out the invertebrate task cards apart. Have the students sort and glue group each organism into their corresponding group of invertebrates. Have the students turn in their finished work
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CELL THEORY - POWER POINT AND NOTES

CELL THEORY - POWER POINT AND NOTES

The Cell theory is a 40 slideshow in power point that contains 4 pages of student's notes,. This presentation is design to help you teach the Cell theory and introduction to Cell to secondary students. This learning show contains clear explanations of the main events that lead to the discovery of cell theory, scientist involved, the timeline, the main differences between prokariotic and eukariotic cells, differences between animal and plant cells and comparisons between multicellular and unicellular organims. In additional this presentation contains 2 formative assessments that will promote engagement and achievement. Great Resource. Please leave your comment and follow me Maggie's Files
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SIX KINGDOMS GROUP SORT CARDS ACTIVITY

SIX KINGDOMS GROUP SORT CARDS ACTIVITY

The “Six kingdoms Sort Cards Activity” is design to help your secondary students (6-12) to review, reinforce and assess their knowledge about the six kingdoms of life while working in groups. During this activity your students will read an informational text about the six kingdoms; fill out the Six kingdoms Chart; cut, sort and glue the organism’s cards into their corresponding kingdom. Objective: Students should be able to recognize and classify organisms into the correct kingdom. (Archaebacteria, Eubateria, Protista, fungi, Plantae, and Animalia kingdom). Students will reinforce, recognize and review the main characteristics and species of organisms within each of the six kingdoms of life. This Product Contains : (25 pages) 24 sorting cards of common species found in each of the six kingdoms of life. Teacher’s and student’s Instructions. Students informational text about each of the six kingdoms of life : (Archaebacteria, Eubateria, Protista, fungi, Plantae, and Animalia) Anchor Activity: Six kingdoms Chart- students will fill out the chart with the main characteristics and species for each kingdom. The Tree of life mini-posters” for the students to cut, sort and glue the six kingdoms sort cards. One set of six kingdoms of life posters- for classroom display Teacher’s answer key. Materials: Scissors, glue, pencil, books, etc. Print out this product on plain or card stock paper. *Optional: print in color or Laminate the cards. Have the students read and complete the activity by working in cooperative learning groups or pairs. Have the students read and complete the Six kingdoms chart with the information provided in the informational text section. Have the students cut out the six kingdoms of life cards apart. Have the students sort, glue and group each organism into their corresponding kingdom by using the information provided by the informational text section. Have the students turn in their finished work.
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Inheritated Traits Laboratory Activity

Inheritated Traits Laboratory Activity

"What are Inherited Traits Do You Have " is a 12 pages handout design to help your students understand and learn:Genetic traits, dominant, recessive, phenotype and genotype. This survey lab is a fun way to talk about genetics, and make observations about individuals in the classroom. This handout is going to give your students the opportunity to: Take an inventory of their own observable genetic traits. Your students will observe how their trait inventories differ from those of others. Your students will record their observations in a data table make a bar graph to show the most and least common traits in the group and analyze their results. Procedure: 1. Your students are going to identify which of the twelve human traits they and their parents have by placing a check mark beside each trait. 2. Your students are going to draw their phenotype and describe their main traits. 3. You r students are going to identify their Genotype. Using the Table No 1 and the Genotype key. 4. Your students are going to compare the traits they have with other students in your classroom. Using table No 2 5. Your students are going to make a bar graph of their results. 6. Your students are going to analyze their results Time Required: 90 minutes Copies of this handout / one per student Ages: 11 - 14 USA grades: 5 - 8 Materials: Genetic Inventory handout Learning Objectives:-Students will determine the presence of certain high frequency traits in themselves and their classmates.-Students will understand a number of easily observable genetic traits.--Students will compare the traits they have with the other students in the class.-Students will construct and read a data table and bar graph Common Core Standards : LS3: Heredity: Inheritance and Variation of Traits. How can individuals of the same species and even siblings have different characteristics (3-LS1-1) LS3.A: Inheritance of Trait Many characteristics of organisms are inherited from their parents. (3-LS3-1 -Many characteristics involve both inheritance and environment. (3-LS3-2 LS3.B: Variation of Trait Different organisms vary in how they look and function because they have different inherited information. (3-LS3- 1 The environment also affects the traits that an organism develops. (3-LS3-2)
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ASEXUAL AND SEXUAL REPRODUCTION POWER POINT PRESENTATION

ASEXUAL AND SEXUAL REPRODUCTION POWER POINT PRESENTATION

Asexual versus Sexual Reproduction is a 56 slide power point presentation and 5 pages of students' notes. This product is going to help you to teach the topic of Sexual and Asexual Reproduction, main types of asexual reproduction, advantages and disadvantages of each. This presentation contains 4 formative assessments, engaging images, and clear explanations. This product is design to teach for secondary grades. Key concepts : Asexual reproduction Sexual reproduction Binary fission. Budding Tubers and Bulbs Stems or Runners Parthenogenesis Sporulation Regeneration cloning Common Core State Standards Connections: ELA/Literacy - RST.6-8.1 Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of science and technical texts. (MS-LS3-2) RST.6-8.4 Determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context relevant to grades 6-8 texts and topics. (MS-LS3-2) RST.6-8.7 Integrate quantitative or technical information expressed in words in a text with a version of that information expressed visually (e.g., in a flowchart, diagram, model, graph, or table). (MS-LS3-2) SL.8.5 Integrate multimedia and visual displays into presentations to clarify information, strengthen claims and evidence, and add interest.(MS-LS3-2) Created by MAGGIE'S FILES. For more products visit my store. Have fun!!!
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Inherited Traits- Power Point Presentation  and Notes.

Inherited Traits- Power Point Presentation and Notes.

Inherited traits is a 63 slide power point presentation and 8 pages of Students Notes. This product is design to help you teach the concepts of Genetic Traits by providing an engaging, informative and interactive presentation. Your students will be able to learn about the most common human traits and show what they learned by completing three formative assessments. This presentations contains" Genetic traits graphic organizer. Definitions of : Genetic, heredity, traits, DNA Genetic Traits, Acquired traits behavioral traits Inheritable traits Dominant Traits Recessive Traits Homozygous Heterozygous Genotype Phenotype Types of traits: Dimples, Hitchhiker thump, female, male, hand clasp, PTC taster, widow's peak, multiple alleles, bent pinky, offspring and more... Great resource teaching resource for middle and high school students By MAGGIE'S FILES
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CELL THEORY POSTCARDS-POSTER ACTIVITY

CELL THEORY POSTCARDS-POSTER ACTIVITY

“ The cell theory poster postcards activity” is design to help you teach and reinforce the concept of the development of the Cell Theory. Your students will have the change to read the informative, list the scientist’s contributions in a graphic organizer, write-down the information in the postcards, cut out and glue the postcards in the cell theory timeline template and create a Timeline poster showing the chronological order of these scientists and their contributions to the cell theory. Main contributors to the Cell theory: -Zacharias Jansen -Robert Hooke -Anton van Leeuwenhoek -Robert Brown - Matthias Schleiden -Theodor Schwann -Rudolf Virchow Materials: - Copy of this handout -Glue -Scissors -Markers- optional
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Changes of State - 5- S.T.E.M Labs bundle- MS-PS1-4

Changes of State - 5- S.T.E.M Labs bundle- MS-PS1-4

The “S.T.E.M Labs Bundle Water Cycle” contains five labs for middle school, aligned to the NGSS (MS-PS1-4 Carrying out Investigations about particle motion, temperature change and changing of state), this product is ready to use. You will be able implement student-center activities using this inquiry-based labs and keeping your students engaged. Your students will be learning about the changes of state of matter, investigation motion of particles, thermal energy, phase changes and changes in temperature. Power point presentation of the labs included! Labs included: ( 30 page total) * -Pre-lab and Five labs of hands on activities about the Change of State of matter Labs included: *Pre-lab Activity- Changes in State: Informational text analysis and think-pair-share activity. Lab. 1- Investigating Heat and the Motion of Particles: Analyze how water behaves as it transitions through phase changes. Lab. 2 - Vanishing Act: Understand what happens to a substance when thermal energy is added or removed. Lab. 3 - States of Matter: Flash simulation internet lab.- Evaluate virtual models to describe the molecular properties of the states of matter Lab. 4 - Phase Changes Observations: Create and explain a graph of temperature change during phase changes. Lab 5- Particles on the Move: Prove that the molecules of substances are constantly moving. Lab 6- Expansion of a Gas: Explain what happens when we heat and cool air Each lab contains : Title, objective, background knowledge, research, question, claim, prediction, observation, materials, a detail procedure, evidence, reasoning, diagrams, chart, graphs and conclusion.
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VIDEO ANALYSIS QUESTIONS- TRI-FOLD BROCHURE TEMPLATE ALL SUBJECTS CCSS

VIDEO ANALYSIS QUESTIONS- TRI-FOLD BROCHURE TEMPLATE ALL SUBJECTS CCSS

The video analysis questions is a tri-fold brochure template that contains ten common core questions design to help your secondary students generate and focus their thoughts when watching movies or videos clips. This reusable template contains ten higher thinking level questions that going to keep your students actively engage and working independently of the content of the video . Useful for ALL content areas. Common Core standards. W.2.8, W.3.8, W.4.8, W.5.8 By Maggie’s Files! What to do Make two sided multiple copies for your students Read the questions together before the video Have the students fold the paper and make the tri-fold brochure Have the students think and answer the questions during the video Provide few minutes after the video to complete activities.
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