RST.11-12.8

Evaluate the hypotheses, data, analysis, and conclusions in a science or technical text, verifying the data when possible and corroborating or challenging conclusions with other sources of information.

 
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Human Impact

Earth Science » Unit: Climate & Human Impact
Earth Science » Unit: Climate & Human Impact
Kane Koller
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students use a case to explore and examine some of the negative impacts that humans have had (and continue to have) on the environment

 
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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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Stream Features

Earth Science » Unit: Landscapes & Mapping
Earth Science » Unit: Landscapes & Mapping
Kane Koller
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

A watershed is a drainage basin that collects all the water falling into a specific area, and there are very specific factors that affect the rate at which water collects in streams, as well as the formation of stream features

 
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What is Citizen Science? Shallow Dive (1 of 2)

Environmental Stewardship by Design » Unit: Citizen science, Student design
Environmental Stewardship by Design » Unit: Citizen science, Student design
Daniel Babauta
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Science is not just for professional scientists. How might we connect basic principles of democratic citizenship to scientific research?

 
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graphic citizen
   

Of Mind and Motion: Assessing Nerve Damage in the Central Nervous System!

High School Science » Unit: Senses, Perception and Movement
High School Science » Unit: Senses, Perception and Movement
Tamica Stubbs
Charlotte, NC
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

The Central Nervous System is partitioned into distinct regions that enable the body to process & respond to physical stimuli differently and specifically. As a consequence, CNS problems can be assessed directly through these expected responses via reflexe

 
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EBWR - Our Capital Epidemic (Silent Debate: Bioethics for the Biotechnologists Part II)

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:

How are the values and opinions of members of the biotechnology industry affecting the choices they make in the workplace?

 
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Checkpoints: Group Pre-Lab Assessments

High School Science » Unit: Assessments in Biotechnology
High School Science » Unit: Assessments in Biotechnology
Ericka Senegar-Mitchell
Washington, DC
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Mini-conferences with lab groups as a pre-lab activity increases student productivity and engagement!

 
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braincheckpoints
   

Data Talks: Formative Assessment in Biotechnology

High School Science » Unit: Assessments in Biotechnology
High School Science » Unit: Assessments in Biotechnology
Ericka Senegar-Mitchell
Washington, DC
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

DATA is the ultimate currency in Biotechnology!

 
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new edmodo
   

Student Polls: Real-Time Assessment in Biotechnology

High School Science » Unit: Assessments in Biotechnology
High School Science » Unit: Assessments in Biotechnology
Ericka Senegar-Mitchell
Washington, DC
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Student polling enables instructors to use student voice to drive every aspect of our instructional practice in real-time!

 
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live student polling
Common Core ELA
 
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