RST.9-10.6

Analyze the author's purpose in providing an explanation, describing a procedure, or discussing an experiment in a text, defining the question the author seeks to address.

 
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I Have to Teach Engineering??

8th Grade Science » Unit: Exploring Engineers and the Design Process
8th Grade Science » Unit: Exploring Engineers and the Design Process
Sydney Schuler
La Grange Park, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
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How can I teach engineering? Take a look at this lesson on the basics of engineering and the design process.

 
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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
 
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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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Exploring Natural Gas

8th Grade Science » Unit: Exploring Non-Renewable Energy Sources
8th Grade Science » Unit: Exploring Non-Renewable Energy Sources
Sydney Schuler
La Grange Park, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
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What's the deal with natural gas? How is it formed and is it really the best fossil fuel?

 
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"It's Only Natural..."

High School Biology » Unit: 6) Exploring Change ("The Theory of Natural Selection")
High School Biology » Unit: 6) Exploring Change ("The Theory of Natural Selection")
Mitchell  Smith
Kent, WA
Environment: Suburban
 
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Natural Selection is a very complex, abstract, and widely misunderstood theory. It's only natural to wonder how it all works!

 
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A Bioethics Question: DNA Information and Society (Day 1 of 2)

High School Biology » Unit: Unit 7: DNA & Protein Synthesis
High School Biology » Unit: Unit 7: DNA & Protein Synthesis
Maria Laws
Walnut Creek, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
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Help students connect science to our community with this engaging two day lesson series on the bioethics of DNA sample collection!

 
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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
 
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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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A Bioethics Question: DNA Information and Society (Day 2 of 2)

High School Biology » Unit: Unit 7: DNA & Protein Synthesis
High School Biology » Unit: Unit 7: DNA & Protein Synthesis
Maria Laws
Walnut Creek, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
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Help students connect science to our community with this engaging two day lesson series on the bioethics of DNA sample collection!

 
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Missing Voices: Rosalin Franklin and the Discovery of DNA (Day 1 of 2)

High School Biology » Unit: Unit 7: DNA & Protein Synthesis
High School Biology » Unit: Unit 7: DNA & Protein Synthesis
Maria Laws
Walnut Creek, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Use an intriguing historical dilemma and drama techniques to get your students talking about and relating to the discovery of DNA's structure!

 
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Building Website Evaluation Skills for Science Research

High School Biology » Unit: Unit 4: Molecules of Life: Organic Chemistry
High School Biology » Unit: Unit 4: Molecules of Life: Organic Chemistry
Maria Laws
Walnut Creek, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
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Get your students thinking about bias and accuracy to build their analytical skills in this engaging group lesson on website evaluation.

 
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Missing Voices: Rosalin Franklin and the Discovery of DNA (Day 2 of 2)

High School Biology » Unit: Unit 7: DNA & Protein Synthesis
High School Biology » Unit: Unit 7: DNA & Protein Synthesis
Maria Laws
Walnut Creek, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Use an intriguing historical dilemma and drama techniques to get your students talking about and relating to the discovery of DNA's structure!

 
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