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Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.

 
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Cell Division Gone Wrong: An Introduction to Cancer

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:

Relate cell division to student life and prior knowledge in this engaging discussion about the unique properties of cancerous cells.

 
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The Power Of Persuasion: The Greatest Scientist Of All Time (Day 2 of 2)

High School Biology » Unit: Biology Essentials - Starting Your Year Off Right!
High School Biology » Unit: Biology Essentials - Starting Your Year Off Right!
Ashley Cooper
Thousand Oaks, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

What do DNA, penicillin, and genetic traits all have in common? Each was discovered by one of the greatest science minds of all time. So who had the most important scientific breakthrough? It is up to the students' to persuade us on the final verdict!

 
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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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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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Using a Simulation Activity to Explore and Compare Meiosis and Mitosis

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:

Use colored beads to simulate meiosis and compare it to the process of mitosis!

 
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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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Investigating Properties of the Cell Membrane with Soap Bubbles

High School Biology » Unit: Unit 5: A Tour of the Cell
High School Biology » Unit: Unit 5: A Tour of the Cell
Maria Laws
Walnut Creek, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Use bubbles and straws to investigate the properties of the cell membrane in this engaging and self-directed activity!

 
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Having the Last Word: Writing Conclusions and Peer Editing

9th Grade ELA » Unit: Long Composition on Choice Reading
9th Grade ELA » Unit: Long Composition on Choice Reading
Allyson McHugh
Waltham, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

The conclusion is like the big bow on top of the gift: it's the final touch that can make all the difference, so let's spend some time really thinking about what to say.

 
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Using Simulations to Discuss Basic Concepts in Evolution

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:

Make concepts like the bottleneck effect, non-random mating, and stabilizing, disruptive, and directional selection come to life for students with these great online tools!

 
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Putting it All Together: Evolving Ideas in Evolution

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 engaging video clips to hook students into an in depth discussion about evolution and natural selection all around us!

 
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Teddy Grahams and Natural Selection: A Tasty Simulation

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 Teddy Grahams with your students to investigate natural selection over multiple generations in this fun simulation!

 
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Natural Selection: Simulating Kettlewell's Famous Peppered Moth Experiment

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 students collecting and analyzing their own natural selection data with this peppered moth experiment simulation!

 
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Historical Connections: Ecology and Classification

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:

Use close reading and discussion strategies to help your students connect the classification kingdoms throughout history!

 
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Writing: Building An Argument

10th Grade ELA » Unit: Introducing The Building Blocks of Argumentation
10th Grade ELA » Unit: Introducing The Building Blocks of Argumentation
Lindsay Thompson
Independence, MO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students need time to write, write and write some more

 
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CancerQuest: Cell Division Gone Wrong (Day 3 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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