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Cell Membrane Bubble Lab

Prior to teaching cell transport in my Biology class, I like to take a deep dive into the cell membrane, its function, structure, and behavior. I truly feel that an extra few days to establish a strong understanding of the cell membrane helps my students better understand cellular transport. Today

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cell organelle speed dating activity

Cell Organelle Speed Dating Activity

I’ve got a super fun and engaging activity that your students will be talking about long after it’s over! I have been hosting my cell organelles speed dating event for many years and it never fails to fully engage my Biology kiddos. It’s easy to set up, student-directed, and is

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16 Ways to Organize Your Science Classroom

16 Ways to Organize Your Science Classroom

As teachers, we put so much thought and intention into our classrooms. It is our home away from home for us and our students. An organized and well thought out classroom shows your students that you care about them and that you take pride in your job. It also makes

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a fun way to teach lab procedures

A Fun Activity for Teaching Lab Procedures

Today on the blog….a fun activity for teaching lab procedures. Setting the stage for the school year involves teaching procedures and routines. I spend the first two weeks of school teaching my students how my classroom works and this includes discussing lab procedures and expectations. After reviewing basic lab rules,

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create an emergency sub binder

Teacher Hack: Create an Emergency Sub Binder

Today, on the blog, I’m sharing one of my favorite teacher hacks and walking you through how to create an emergency sub binder! Note: This post contains affiliate links for Amazon. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. By purchasing an item on the Amazon site using these

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Arson Inquiry Lab- A Forensics Activity

Today, on the blog, I am sharing how I execute my Arson Inquiry Lab- A Forensics Activity. A few years ago, arson was my least favorite topic to teach in Forensics. It was dry, boring and difficult to find engaging activities for my students. In a desperate attempt to get

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Teaching Macromolecules in Biology

Can I be honest? Teaching macromolecules could very well be one of the most boring topics in Biology! Well….it was for me….until last year, when I decided to re-vamp my lesson plan to include more engaging activities. Today, on the blog, I am sharing some ideas for Teaching Macromolecules in

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How I Teach Deductive Reasoning in Forensics

Deductive reasoning is an essential academic skill for forensic science students. Activities that help students develop their deductive reasoning can be implemented to complement many areas of the curriculum and are always a lot of fun. As students participate in engaging deductive reasoning activities, they develop foundational knowledge for using logic

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7 Activities To Add To Your Forensic Toxicology Unit

One of my favorite topics to teach in Forensics is toxicology. This topic always fosters deep conversations with my students and they are always engaged in the activities that comprise this unit. Today on the blog, I am sharing 7 activities to add to your Forensic Toxicology unit. If you

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20 Virtual Labs & Activities for Forensic Science

As a new school year approaches, Forensics teachers across the world are scrambling to find virtual labs and activities for their Forensic Science classrooms. In my collaborative Facebook group for Forensic Science teachers, the question “How do we virtually teach such a hands-on course?” comes up in conversation on a

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Amazon Must Haves for Teachers

AMAZON MUST-HAVES FOR TEACHERS

Amazon is my JAM! It’s my go-to for some of my classroom favorites. Check out these 15 Amazon MUST-HAVES for Teachers! Note: This post contains affiliate links for Amazon. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. By purchasing an item on the Amazon site using these links, I

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Classroom Procedures Bulletin Board

I love a cute bulletin board, but what I love EVEN MORE is a cute bulletin board that serves a purpose. I decided to update one of my bulletin boards today in preparation for the new school year. Since I am all about PROCEDURES AND ROUTINES, I decided to have

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