Course: Science Skills Unit from

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I am a public school educator that has created an original curriculum with 20 units of study in Life, Earth, and Physical Science for students in grades 5-10. I have posted my Science Skills Unit on so you can get a feeling for how these units may work in your classroom. If you visit my website at you can see the entire curriculum which includes all 20 units with more than 35,000 PowerPoint slides, hundreds of pages of homework, unit notes, videos, and much more for the busy educator. The PowerPoint slideshows are incredibly interactive, involving students and providing a road map for the whole unit. Use the units from beginning to end, or chop up portions of the slideshows to fit your own curriculum. The website is and if you would like to sample an entire unit of study please email me and I will gladly send you an entire unit of your choice. Thanks Again for your time and enjoy the Science Skills Unit. Sincerely, Ryan Murphy

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Science Skills Unit from, Lab Safety, Magnification, Metric System, Base Units, Scientific Method, Resources: 18

This is one small part of my Science Skills Unit from - Please begin by downloading the Four PowerPoint Parts I-IV at the bottom. This is a great introductory unit that covers science topics associated with lab safety, magnification, International System of Units, the scientific method, inferences, and observation skills. This unit helps set the tone for a positive and productive year. Teaching Duration = 1 Month The Science Skills Unit is a great introductory unit that covers science topics associated with Lab Safety, Magnification, Base Units of the Metric System, Scientific Notation, Scientific Method, Inferences, and Observation Skills This unit includes an interactive and engaging PowerPoint Presentation of 1100+ slides with built in class notes (Red Slides), lab activities, project ideas, discussion questions, assessments,and challenge questions with answers. Text is in large print (32 font) and is placed at the top of each slide so it can read from all angles of a classroom. A shade technique and color coding of text helps maintain student focus and allows teacher to control the pace of the lesson. Also included is a 10 page bundled homework / assessment that chronologically follows the PowerPoint slideshow for nightly homework or end of the unit assessment, as well as a 9 page modified assessment. 14 pages of class notes with images are also included for students who require assistance, as well as answer keys to both of the assessments for support professionals, teachers, and homeschool parents. 4 video shorts (FLV files) are provided and a slide within the slideshow cues teacher / parent when the videos are most relevant to play. Video shorts usually range from 2-7 minutes and are included in organized folders. One PowerPoint review game is included. Answers to the PowerPoint review game are provided in PowerPoint form so students can self-assess. Several class games such as guess the hidden picture beneath the boxes, and the find the hidden owl somewhere within the slideshow are provided. Difficulty rating of 5 (Ten is most difficult). I also sell all 19 Middle-Level Science Units to make up a 4 year science curriculum on the website and these are mailed on an 8GB USB drive ($20 Value) free shipping. This includes all 19 units (30,000 slides), in Life, Earth, and Physical Science for students in grades 5-10, This also includes 275 pages of bundled homework / assessment that chronologically follows each unit, 175 pages of modified assessments, 325 pages of answer keys, 260 pages of unit notes, 37 PowerPoint review games (5000+ slides), hundreds of lab activities with questions and answers, hundreds of project ideas, 315 videos, hundreds of pages of handouts, First Day PowerPoint, Guidebook, and Four Year Curriculum Guide and School District License. This is everything you need to run an incredible four year science curriculum on one USB drive. $125.00 If you have any questions or would like to sample a unit for quality please email me and I will gladly assist you any way I can. Thank you for your time and interest in this PowerPoint. Sincerely, Ryan Murphy M.Ed


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