RST.9-10.1

Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of science and technical texts, attending to the precise details of explanations or descriptions.

 
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Exploring Magnetic Levitation

8th Grade Science » Unit: Generating Energy
8th Grade Science » Unit: Generating Energy
Sydney Schuler
La Grange Park, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Watch as your students experience the magic of magnetics while exploring a futuristic transportation modality.

 
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Introducing the Cell Cycle Using Diagrams and Gestures

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 colorful diagrams and hand gestures to unpack the cell cycle and mitosis as an effective pre-writing activity!

 
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What is the Scientific Method Anyway?

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:

Use dixie cups and popsicle sticks to get your kids excited about the scientific method!

 
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Designing a Roller Coaster

8th Grade Science » Unit: Generating Energy
8th Grade Science » Unit: Generating Energy
Sydney Schuler
La Grange Park, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Looking for a fun way to helps students understand how engineers use potential and kinetic energy transfers? This lesson simulates a roller coaster and helps students understand the physics behind the fun.

 
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Comparing and Contrasting Meiosis and Mitosis: A Discussion and Analysis

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:

Guide students through an active discussion about meiosis and mitosis using text graphics and slides to encourage student questioning and analysis!

 
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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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The Need for Speed: Enzymes, part 1

High School Biology » Unit: Unit 2- Cells
High School Biology » Unit: Unit 2- Cells
Sharon Wilson
Jonesboro, GA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Enzymes speed up chemical reactions.

 
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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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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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Modeling Infection

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

Understanding the life cycle of a model organism helps us understand how many viruses reproduce.

 
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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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Chromosomes tell a Story

High School Biology » Unit: Unit 3- Growth and Heredity
High School Biology » Unit: Unit 3- Growth and Heredity
Sharon Wilson
Jonesboro, GA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Chromosomes are chock full of information.

 
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Engineering Earthquake Structures: Day 2

7th Grade Science » Unit: Waves and Engineering: Using Waves To Meet Societal Needs and Wants
7th Grade Science » Unit: Waves and Engineering: Using Waves To Meet Societal Needs and Wants
Leigh Roehm
Saline, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students are introduced to real world engineering constraints and use criteria to select a prototype design.

 
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To Be or Not to Be a Neurotransmitter: Exploring the Nature of Common Neurotransmitters!

High School Science » Unit: Neurotransmitter Chemistry and Mechanism of Action!
High School Science » Unit: Neurotransmitter Chemistry and Mechanism of Action!
Tamica Stubbs
Charlotte, NC
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Neurotransmitters are chemicals that are specifically designed to control brain activity, but vary in their chemistry and physiological consequence.

 
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Germaphobes, Beware!!!!

High School Biology » Unit: Unit 2- Cells
High School Biology » Unit: Unit 2- Cells
Sharon Wilson
Jonesboro, GA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Bacteria have unique qualities.

 
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