SL.9-10.5

Make strategic use of digital media (e.g., textual, graphical, audio, visual, and interactive elements) in presentations to enhance understanding of findings, reasoning, and evidence and to add interest.

 
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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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Welcome to Biology Class! Getting to Know Each Other Through Poetry

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:

Build classroom community, practice public speaking, and introduce group sharing norms by brainstorming, creating, and sharing student poems!

 
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my poem
   

Using Analogies to Study the Organelles of the Cell (Day 1 of 2)

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 student created analogies to deepen their understanding of the organelles in a cell!

 
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alcatraz project
   

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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Diving Deeper into the Human Body Systems (Day 1 of 4)

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:

Allow your students to be the teachers during this engaging lesson series of student created human body system presentations!

 
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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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ocean square
   

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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ebola virus
   

Whiteboarding Graphs Using Google Drawings

High School Physics » Unit: Introduction to Physics and Graphing
High School Physics » Unit: Introduction to Physics and Graphing
Anna Meyer
Park Ridge, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

A new way for students to whiteboard graphs.

 
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graph
   

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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Using Analogies to Study the Organelles of the Cell (Day 2 of 2)

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:

Students will be able to understand and connect the roles of each organelle within a cell. Big Idea Use student created analogies to deepen their understanding of the organelles in a cell!

 
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hunger games
   

Learning Human Anatomy Basics with Paper Dolls (Day 2 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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skeleton
   

Modeling Cellular Respiration (Part 1/2)

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

Every living thing needs cellular respiration...I mean, everything.

 
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nadh dehydrogenase electron carriers unlabeled
   

The Cell Lab: Working with Microscopes (Day 1 of 3)

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:

Check out my version of the classic microscopes and cells lab experience using an engaging online tutorial and encouraging students to take their own micrographs to share!

 
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cell photo
   

Learning Teams Jigsaw Opening Chapters

9th Grade ELA » Unit: Metacognition and The Absolutely-True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
9th Grade ELA » Unit: Metacognition and The Absolutely-True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
Tim  Pappageorge
Park Ridge, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

It's important to tune in to the story world as you begin reading -- jigsaw is one way to do this.

 
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team
   

Modeling Mitosis

Biology » Unit: The Cell Cycle
Biology » Unit: The Cell Cycle
Ruth Hutson
Randolph, KS
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Today students learn how scientists first determined how cells divide.

 
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mitosis  261 14  pressed  root meristem of onion  cells in prophase  anaphase
Common Core ELA
 
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