RST.11-12.3

Follow precisely a complex multistep procedure when carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks; analyze the specific results based on explanations in the text.

 
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Biome Coloring Map

High School Science » Unit: Biomes
High School Science » Unit: Biomes
Taylor Wichmanowski
Los Angeles, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Biomes are not randomly distributed, they occur in patterns according to latitude, oceans, geographical features, and other factors that determine climate.

 
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student work completed
   

Conducting an Experiment: (The Scientific Method in Action part 2)

High School Science » Unit: The Nature of Science
High School Science » Unit: The Nature of Science
Taylor Wichmanowski
Los Angeles, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Experiences in the field can highlight the shortcomings of an experimental design. Also: Science is fun!

Standards:
 
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image
   

The Business of the Busy-CNS!

High School Science » Unit: Brain Anatomy and Function
High School Science » Unit: Brain Anatomy and Function
Tamica Stubbs
Charlotte, NC
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

The Central Nervous System is a highly trafficked area of the body that is analogous to the efficiency of a well constructed set of roadways.

 
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The Tragedy of the Commons part 1: Unregulated Fishing

High School Science » Unit: The Nature of Environmental Science
High School Science » Unit: The Nature of Environmental Science
Taylor Wichmanowski
Los Angeles, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students learn about the environmental problems outlined in "the Tragedy of the Commons" by simulating economic competition between fishing companies in an unregulated ocean.

 
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commercial
   

Elements of the Hiring Process: Resume and Job Interview

High School Science » Unit: Basic Tools of the Biotechnology Workplace
High School Science » Unit: Basic Tools of the Biotechnology Workplace
Ericka Senegar-Mitchell
Washington, DC
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Do you have what it takes to land your dream job in the Biotechnology Industry?

 
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group resume
   

So What DO I DO Now? Helping Students Deconstruct and Reconstruct Lab Safety Protocols

High School Science » Unit: Introduction to the Biotechnology Workplace
High School Science » Unit: Introduction to the Biotechnology Workplace
Ericka Senegar-Mitchell
Washington, DC
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students should always demonstrate proper health and safety practices when working in the biotechnology lab but getting student to master these routines quickly requires new approaches to "practice"!

 
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lab safety
   

The Tragedy of the Commons part 2: Regulated Fishing

High School Science » Unit: The Nature of Environmental Science
High School Science » Unit: The Nature of Environmental Science
Taylor Wichmanowski
Los Angeles, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

In the second day of the Tragedy of the Commons lesson, students attempt to avoid environmental and economic collapse by regulating their fishing simulation with rules and "laws" generated by each group.

 
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image fishing
   

Scientific Notation: Like Twitter for Very Large or Small Values

High School Science » Unit: Basic Tools of the Biotechnology Workplace
High School Science » Unit: Basic Tools of the Biotechnology Workplace
Ericka Senegar-Mitchell
Washington, DC
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

It is important to know how to use scientific notation in order to properly express values and measurements in the biotechnology laboratory.

 
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excel spreadsheet and sci notation
   

Body and Mind: Genetic Testing of Parkinson's Disease!

High School Science » Unit: Brain Damage and Disease
High School Science » Unit: Brain Damage and Disease
Tamica Stubbs
Charlotte, NC
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Genes house the data which determines our mental and physical health statuses.

 
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lesson
   

The Biotech Game of Life (Part I)

High School Science » Unit: Basic Tools of the Biotechnology Workplace
High School Science » Unit: Basic Tools of the Biotechnology Workplace
Ericka Senegar-Mitchell
Washington, DC
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

New medications oftentimes take a costly, timely, complex journey from bench to shelf that few novel drug therapies successfully navigate.

 
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biotech game of life
   

Modeling Momentum Using Graphs

High School Physics » Unit: Momentum
High School Physics » Unit: Momentum
Tenicka Norwood
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Interpreting graphical data that represents a system before and after a collision is a great way to learn about momentum and impulse.

 
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bar graphs
   

Basics of Microbiology Lab: Gram-Staining

High School Science » Unit: Basic Tools of the Biotechnology Workplace
High School Science » Unit: Basic Tools of the Biotechnology Workplace
Ericka Senegar-Mitchell
Washington, DC
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Student can apply the basic concepts of cell growth to manipulate cultures under aseptic conditions in the laboratory to address a real-world problem.

 
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microscope
   

Biotechnology + Alzheimer's= Discovery of Diagnosis

High School Science » Unit: Brain Damage and Disease
High School Science » Unit: Brain Damage and Disease
Tamica Stubbs
Charlotte, NC
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Alzheimer's is a complex genetic disease that requires a litany of biotechnological tools and knowledge for earlier detection and diagnosis.

 
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alzheimers
   

The Biotech Game of Life (Part II)

High School Science » Unit: Basic Tools of the Biotechnology Workplace
High School Science » Unit: Basic Tools of the Biotechnology Workplace
Ericka Senegar-Mitchell
Washington, DC
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

The pace of innovation, from developing an idea to creating a new biotechnology product, is rarely in line with the medical needs of a changing society.

 
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biotech game of life
   

EBWR - Antibiotic Resistance: A New Threat to Global Health

High School Science » Unit: Basic Tools of the Biotechnology Workplace
High School Science » Unit: Basic Tools of the Biotechnology Workplace
Ericka Senegar-Mitchell
Washington, DC
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Pose reasonable, testable hypotheses in order to make logical predictions and draw conclusions about the global impact of antibiotic resistance.

 
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kirby bauer
Common Core ELA
 
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