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It's Not Rocket Science
Biology and Physical Science bell ringers (or exit slips) for high school students! The first 5 minutes of class are the most important in getting your students focused and ready to learn. Don't waste the start of class! Using daily bell ringers changed my classroom culture completely!
Exploring Transitional Fossils
Great Transitions Interactive: The fossils of transitional creatures were key evidence for Darwin’s evolutionary theory, but none had been found when he published On the Origin of Species. Now, there are many examples of such fossils, which clearly show that big evolutionary leaps consist of many smaller steps.
Teaching Biochemistry in High School - Science and Math with Mrs. Lau
One of the most difficult units in high school biology to learn (and to teach!) is the biochemistry chapter. The complex vocabulary and the abstract concepts make this unit seem like a foreign language to most students. I know because for the first few years of teaching, all of my students had the same …