WHST.11-12.7

Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question) or solve a problem; narrow or broaden the inquiry when appropriate; synthesize multiple sources on the subject, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation.

 
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Designing an Experiment: (The Scientific Method in Action part 1)

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:

How can you answer a question using the scientific method?

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image sobriety
   

Alginate Bead Bioengineering Lab

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

Novel methods of therapy often have roots in natural materials used in innovative ways.

 
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tube of alginate
   

The Life and Times of Henrietta Lacks

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

Popular culture as a great influence on the pace of innovation and discovery in science.

 
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immortal life of henrietta lacks
   

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
   

Using STEM to Improve Our Local Community

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

The collective effort of interdisciplinary teams of STEM professionals is critical to the future of our global community.

 
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greenhouse of goodwill photo
   

Significant Figures Are VIP (Very Imperative Precision)

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:

Biotechnologist must become mathematically confident by communicating and reasoning mathematically and applying mathematics in real-world settings.

 
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sig figs race photo
   

Combinatorial Chemistry Lab C - Conducting a Kirby-Bauer Analysis

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

The Kirby Bauer Assay ability to both identify new potential antimicrobial compounds and identify the presence of antibiotic resistance makes it a valuable research tool.

 
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kirby bauer result
   

Cryopreservation - Developing Fertility Preservation Options for Cancer Survivors

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

Addressing unmet medical needs is the foundation of innovation and ingenuity in biotechnology.

 
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Combinatorial Chemistry - Designing Novel Drug Therapies to Combat Antibiotic Resistance

High School Science » Unit: Advanced Techniques in Biotechnology
High School Science » Unit: Advanced Techniques in Biotechnology
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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combi chem lab techs at
   

Combinatorial Chemistry Lab A - Reagent and Media Prep

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

Mathematics is the foundation of any type of scientific research!

 
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medicinal chemistry
   

Engineering a Scanning Probe Microscope (An Eye for An Eye)

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:

Novel medical discoveries and innovations appear in the biotechnology industry due to the optimization of current technologies and a great deal of collaboration!

 
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scanning electron
   

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
   

Combinatorial Chemistry Lab B - Creating Compound Libraries

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

Techniques used in combinatorial chemistry fulfill key goals of the pharmaceutical industry.

 
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medicinal chemistry
Common Core ELA
 
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