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Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to manage the complexity of the topic.

 
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Literary Devices in Act I of Othello

10th Grade ELA » Unit: The Divine and Diabolical World of Othello
10th Grade ELA » Unit: The Divine and Diabolical World of Othello
Elizabeth  Slaine
Tucson, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

What's the function of literary devices in Shakespeare? Students explore how literary devices influence the text and the audience.

 
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Life is for The Living

High School Biology » Unit: Unit 1- Organization and Relationships
High School Biology » Unit: Unit 1- Organization and Relationships
Sharon Wilson
Jonesboro, GA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

You gotta have GRACE (growth, reproduction, adaptation/adjustment, cells and energy) to live.

 
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Battle Royale: Mitosis vs. Meiosis

High School Biology » Unit: Cell Division
High School Biology » Unit: Cell Division
Ashley Cooper
Thousand Oaks, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

In the big cellular process showdown, students will compare and contrast mitosis and meiosis to determine which will reign supreme!

 
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From Cells to Biosphere: Anchoring Biological Terms (Day 1 of 2)

High School Biology » Unit: Unit 1: Introduction to our Classroom and The Scope of Biology
High School Biology » Unit: Unit 1: Introduction to our Classroom and The Scope of Biology
Maria Laws
Walnut Creek, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Tap into your students' creative power and personal interests in science to create visual examples of basic biology vocabulary from cells to the biosphere!

 
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Learning Human Anatomy Basics with Paper Dolls (Day 1 of 3)

High School Biology » Unit: Unit 10: Human Anatomy & Physiology
High School Biology » Unit: Unit 10: Human Anatomy & Physiology
Maria Laws
Walnut Creek, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Hook kids into the study of human anatomy and physiology using student created paper dolls!

 
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Connecting to Fahrenheit 451 by Discussing Technology in Our Lives

9th Grade ELA » Unit: Fahrenheit 451: The Hearth and the Salamander
9th Grade ELA » Unit: Fahrenheit 451: The Hearth and the Salamander
Allyson McHugh
Waltham, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Can you live without your smartphone or computer?

 
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Sharkweek! Using a Popular Television Series to Develop Science Inquiry Skills and Vocabulary

High School Biology » Unit: Unit 2: The Science of Biology
High School Biology » Unit: Unit 2: The Science of Biology
Maria Laws
Walnut Creek, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

What does science inquiry look like in real life? Students will analyze a Mythbusters experiment linking color to shark food preferences and then create their own experiment using our science inquiry vocabulary

 
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From Cells to Biosphere: Anchoring Biological Terms (Day 2 of 2)

High School Biology » Unit: Unit 1: Introduction to our Classroom and The Scope of Biology
High School Biology » Unit: Unit 1: Introduction to our Classroom and The Scope of Biology
Maria Laws
Walnut Creek, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Tap into your students' creative power and personal interests in science to create visual examples of basic biology vocabulary from cells to the biosphere!

 
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Biology » Unit: Viruses
Ruth Hutson
Randolph, KS
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Ebola, Dengue and bacteriophages, oh my! Turn the classroom into a virus zoo by creating virus models and comparing their evolution.

 
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Investigating the Evidence for Evolution (Day 1 of 4)

High School Biology » Unit: Unit 8: Evolution & Biological Diversity
High School Biology » Unit: Unit 8: Evolution & Biological Diversity
Maria Laws
Walnut Creek, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Use this jigsaw activity and research paper analysis to get students analyzing the different types of scientific evidence in support of evolution!

 
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Investigating Food Webs in the Biomes

High School Biology » Unit: Unit 9: Energy, Ecology, & Classification
High School Biology » Unit: Unit 9: Energy, Ecology, & Classification
Maria Laws
Walnut Creek, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Help students connect and compare the biomes through this engaging research and visual art activity!

 
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CancerQuest: Cell Division Gone Wrong (Day 1 of 3)

High School Biology » Unit: Unit 6: The Cellular Basis of Inheritance: Mitosis & Meiosis
High School Biology » Unit: Unit 6: The Cellular Basis of Inheritance: Mitosis & Meiosis
Maria Laws
Walnut Creek, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Get your students connecting the cell cycle to their daily lives through the use of medical treatments and explanations of cancer.

 
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Viruses in the News: Ebola

Biology » Unit: Viruses
Biology » Unit: Viruses
Ruth Hutson
Randolph, KS
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

I'm blogging this. In this lesson, you will research current events in science and write a blog post.

 
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Look Out...Hot Topic Straight Ahead! Introducing Our Evolution Unit

High School Biology » Unit: Unit 8: Evolution & Biological Diversity
High School Biology » Unit: Unit 8: Evolution & Biological Diversity
Maria Laws
Walnut Creek, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Get your kids buzzing about this hot topic by asking them to gather, compare, predict, and discuss information through the use of creative scenarios and interviews with their families!

 
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Culminating Semester Project: Science Superheroes!

High School Biology » Unit: Unit 10: Human Anatomy & Physiology
High School Biology » Unit: Unit 10: Human Anatomy & Physiology
Maria Laws
Walnut Creek, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Get students thinking about big-picture issues and how science can help solve them as they create their own science superhero and perform a superhero action in their community!

 
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