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Video Blog Post: NGSS Storylines. Curriculum Front Matter - HS Biology. Illinois Science Teachers Association - Storylining Working Group. Jason Crean, MS Bio, EdD, is a biology instructor at the high school and university levels and an education consultant and instructor in the Education Department at the Chicago Zoological Society. Crean teaches courses in the Department of Biology at Saint Xavier University including Zoo Biology: Animal Nutrition, Behavior, and Husbandry as well as preservice science teacher preparation course in the School of Education.

Crean has been awarded the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science Teaching, the highest award a teacher can receive in the US, by President Obama in 2009, the 2010 High School Science Teacher of the Year by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, as well as awards from the National Science Teachers Association, the National Association of Biology Teachers, the Illinois Science Teachers Association, the Golden Apple Foundation, among others.

Living Environment Units | New Visions - Science. Characteristics of Living Things | New Visions - Science. PDB-101: Curricula Overview. Mr Murray's Science Songs. We remember what we hear in song. These songs have help students memorize Chemistry and Physics information quickly and retain it for years. And it's fun! All songs are written and copyrighted by Mr. Murray. I have 23 songs so far and I hope eventually to have them recorded. Current list of Songs: Chemistry: "Valence Electrons" (with verse 2); "Density Is"; "Oxidation Information"; "What's in a Name"; "Acids and Bases"; "Avogadro's Number"; "The Law of Conservation of Mass"; "This is the Atom". Physics: "Thermodynamic Blues"; "I Am Working"; "Law of Conservation of Energy"; "Electricity"; "All Your Atoms and Molecules " (Mass vs.

Biology: "Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order"; "Symbiosis"; "The Characteristics of Life". Math: "The Trigonometry Tango"; "Y = mx + b" (The Linear Equation Song). AIR Biology – Google Drive. Cell Cycle Mitosis questions. The Biology Corner. Minds-on Activities for Teaching Biology. The resources listed below include: minds-on, hands-on activities and minds-on analysis and discussion activities for teaching biology to high school and middle school students and students in non-major college biology coursesoverviews of important biological topicsgames for learning and review.

Many of these activities are explicitly aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards, as indicated by (NGSS) in the descriptions below and as described in Summary Tables and in the Teacher Notes for individual activities. These activities foster student understanding of Disciplinary Core Ideas, engage students in Scientific Practices, provide the opportunity to discuss Crosscutting Concepts, and prepare students to meet the Performance Expectations of the Next Generation Science Standards. We encourage you to subscribe to our listserv to receive notices when we post new activities or significantly improved versions of current activities. Intro and Biological Molecules Is Yeast Alive? Lesson Plans. Lesson Plans.

Biology. Top 20 Alternative Apps To Video Biology for iPhone & iPad. Virtual Labs. The links on this page are all VIRTUAL LABS offered by the Glencoe textbook company. These labs give the students the adventure of laboratory experimentation without costly supplies, worrisome environmental and safety issues, or time-consuming clean up. They are from all different areas of science: Biology, Physics, Genetics, Earth Science, Physical Science, and Chemistry. Please feel free to try these at home! Students will be directed to specific labs in class but there are over 100 labs offered here! To return to the home page, please click here: Virtual Labs 1) What strategies are involved in solving a science problem? 2) How does thermal energy affect the state of a substance? 3) How can minerals be defined by their properties?

4) How are rocks classified? 5) What are the advantages of alternative energy sources? 6) How can locations in the United States be identified by their geographic features? 7) How are materials from the Earth broken down? 8) How do glaciers shape the land? Educational Materials. Living Environment:Science Regents Examinations:OSA:P-12:NYSED. Science - Video Portal. WOW Biolab. McGraw-Hill Virtual Biology Lab. Johnson Explorations. <hr><p><b>You must have javascript enabled to view this website. Please change your browser preferences to enable javascript, and reload this page. </b></p><hr> Johnson Explorations(See related pages) As every teacher knows, hands-on experience is far and away the most effective way to learn anything. The Johnson Explorations require the Macromedia Shockwave 7 Player be installed on your system. Click on an Exploration to start. OkBio Lesson Plans. Learn Genetics. Biology. U1_L5_LessonPlan.pdf.

OBIS Welcome | OBIS Outdoor Biology Instructional Strategies. - Life Science Teaching Resource Community. Academic Biology - We Read.  We Write.  We Work. The Habitable Planet Unit 1 - Many Planets, One Earth // Online Textbook. Problem-Attic. U1_L4_LessonPlan.pdf. Discipline: Science. Lessons Registration - Resources - Life Sciences Learning Center. Virtuallabs.html. Lesson Plans Exploring NGSS. Curriculum - Science / Life Science AIMS K-9. Discover. Browse lessons and activities from EOL and our partners. Lessons and activities include relevant materials, EOL Collections and podcasts that can be used to supplement existing curriculum or on their own. These activities are aimed at upper elementary and middle school students but can be modified for elementary or high school students. Each lesson or activity is aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Please contact us with feedback or suggestions. Behavior Biodiversity Classification Citizen Science Ecology Evolution Impacts Research Behavior Biodiversity Adaptations: Go Adapt! In this activity, students will use EOL Trait Cards to collect sets of different physical and behavioral adaptations, food chains, and classifications. Classification Fun With Classification: That's Classified!

This activity is inspired by the classic game, “Go Fish.” Citizen Science Ecology Energy Flow: Food Chains Rummy Impacts. Curriculum from the Monterey Bay Aquarium. 201302_NGSS-Bybee.pdf. S BioInteractive. Materials Available for Check Out- Biology - Google Docs.