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Puzzles, Songs, Videos
biology teachers should start
the year by having students and parents/guardians sign a "Student
Safety Contract" .
I have included an optional "Web Page Permission" form
in the Word version
in case you have a class web
page in which you
would like to include pictures. It can easily be
video (requires Windows Media
Player 10 or above)
that was provided by Renee Diamond of the NSTA
The music in the video is from a band called "rhythm,
results." Spaces in
the song are meant for students
to fill in the blanks with the correct lab safety procedure.
Sponge Bob "Science Safety Rules"
activity is primarily for middle school students.
labeling beakers, flasks,
etc., I find printing the labels and taping them with "invisible" tape
the easiest for removing later. For permanent labels I use
tape. Here is the document I use for making the beaker/flask
and the dropper
(one example left in tables).
my lesson plans are printed
as well. Here is an example
and the template .
generic graph paper
comes in handy when writing up your own labs.
have students make graphs online at "Create
the biology reviews for Glencoe's Biology:
the Dynamics of Life (2000) are
and linked to this
designed by students are a great alternative to written
document has written instructions for producing a presentation and
is a scoring rubric for the presentation. You will need Adobe
Reader to download the
rubric. Get it here . This
can be duplicated and used by students to design their projects and
demonstrates one way to set up the storyboard.
and especially parents
find having a class page with assignments and other class information
helpful. Here is an example
of one of my former class web pages. You can create your own
website with the free Microsoft
Office Live Small Business
Just be sure to sign up for the Basic
these tips for "Teaching 90-minute
Time Blocks" .
created a page for the review of the biology core standards in the
Curriculum Frameworks. It include previous tests and links for further
study. Find it at "MCAS
you use Glencoe's "Biology:
The Dynamics of
Life," I created
a site for students at my former school with resources to accompany the
chapters covered in that book at "Bristol-Plymouth
provided this powerpoint presentation on "Teaching
Science Safely" .
Michal Kreiselman, Ph.D., a biology teacher at Architecture and Digital
Arts Magnet, Kennedy High-School starts her school year by sending this
home to parents. She also has students do a "Scavenger
to get acquainted with her course and uses this scoring rubric .
Finally, she uses this "Thinking Maps"
PowerPoint presentation in her
introduction to the students.
other resources on "Mrs.
you don't have gradebook program, you might want to try the free
It allows students and parents to check grades online.
- Paul Koenig has recently published a CD of "Bio-io-ology" songs. Listen to an mp3 preview of the "DNA" song or listen to all of the previews and purchase the CD or individual songs at cdbaby.com.
- Play the "Global Handwashing Day 2011 Game" from the edugames4all website.
as a review for tests.
vocabulary with the "Science
songs by Dr. Art are for
sale at: http://www.biosongs.com/index.htm
one of his songs: "Amino
Acids are Surrendered."
(You can save the song by
on the link and selecting "Save Target As.")
will need Real Player
to listen to the song. Download it here:
puzzles, and many more online with Discovery
your school district
to purchase a license for videos at unitedstreaming.com.
(You can even sign up for a 30-day free "home schooling"
This is a site.
is a template
for creating Jeopardy games in PowerPoint
for tests and quizes with "Science Baseball" .
Puzzles monthly that contain science related clues.
reviews, video clips, PowerPoints,
and much more on
various biology topics found at the "Copernicus
- The PBS
video series, "Journey
to Planet Earth," includes many teacher
resources, including lesson
plans, activities, and much more.
- Biology Movie
Worksheets from the New
York Science Teacher.
of Games" in PowerPoint
different games with examples and templates to download.
Wants to Win A Million Dollars"
online science and math game
from Jefferson Labs.
Mark Damon's PowerPoint
template to create your own "Hollywood Squares"
game. (Right-click on ppt icon and select "Save Target As" to
use) The instructions are in this "Notepad"
- Review for
your semester exam with this "Biology Review Jeopardy" game.
Gregorio has several good introductory biology videos on his vimeo
- The Listen Current site has exellent lesson plans for middle and high school students if you sign up for FREE: http://listencurrent.com
- Check out this environmental science website: http://www.environmentalscience.org/
- Some good lesson plans and other resources (click on "science" for the lesson plans): http://www.edusource.org/lesson-plans.php
- As Many Exceptions as Rules is a blog with many fascinating biological anomalies: http://biologicalexceptions.blogspot.com/
- Great site to find online schools for biology degrees: http://onlinebiologydegree.org/.
study guides and flash cards: http://www.biology101.org/
useful dictionary, thesaurus, and more: http://dictionary.reference.com/
has many searchable biology lessons: http://www.lessoncorner.com/Science/Biology
Biology: the Dynamics
of Life: http://www.glencoe.com/sec/science/biology/bio2004/index.html
(National Institute of Health)
Curriculum supplements: http://science-education.nih.gov/Customers.nsf/HighSchool.htm
Scientific, Inc. http://www.flinnsci.com/
in Motion activities
and exhibits: http://biologyinmotion.com/index.html
Biology Corner has
great worksheets, labs, etc.: http://www.biologycorner.com/
Education--a peer reviewed
e-journal by K-16 educators: http://www.accessexcellence.org/LC/BEOn/index.html
to Global Perspective" video series (must sign up for free): http://www.learner.org/resources/series187.html#
labs online: http://www.okc.cc.ok.us/biologylabs/index.htm
Hughes Medical Institute's Biointeractive site (you can also order free
education DVD's): http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/index.html
Biology Place has "BioCoach", "LabBench," and "Glossary" sections: http://www.phschool.com/science/biology_place/
from Montana State University's Science and Natural History
graduate program have posted a series of science and nature films
called TERRA: The Nature
of Our World. To view
the videos you need Quicktime . You
can access the
videos at: http://terravideos.blogspot.com/
good animations though some pages are no longer accessible: http://home.earthlink.net/~shalpine/
has many resources and a forum to exchange ideas: http://www.biologymad.com/
good cell biology animations: http://www.johnkyrk.com/
Life Sciences 9-12 section indexes all of the PBS
by toopic: http://www.teachersdomain.org/9-12/sci/life/index.html
- This Prentice
site contains PDF color files
for making transparencies
on many topics: http://www.phschool.com/science/ca_sci_exp_transparencies/
can dowload nonprintble copies of student texts or printable copies
of teacher guides of Global
Systems Science for
free by registering: http://www.lawrencehallofscience.org/gss/index.html
site for high-quality, FREE, science web interactives from all
the world that is organized by National Science Education Standards: http://www.learningscience.org/index.htm
many interactive models for biology. Click on "Showcase" and
teaching ideas, worksheets, and much more: http://www.embracechallenge.net/
Biology Binder" has notes, quizes, activities, printables, and
on Biology and its sub sciences in the form of tutorials,
dictionary of biology terms and forums: http://www.biology-online.org/
biology clip-art: http://classroomclipart.com/cgi-bin/kids/imageFolio.cgi?direct=Science/Biology
presentations submitted by teachers: http://www.worldofteaching.com/biologypowerpoints.html
animated tutorials with narration: http://www.sumanasinc.com/webcontent/anisamples/biology/biology.html
stuff for science teachers: http://scienceinquirer.wikispaces.com/freestuff
files and lessons from We The
for teachers from Microsoft: http://www.microsoft.com/education/en-us/teachers/guides/Pages/free-tools.aspx
teaching guides and videos from Conoco
Massengale has class notes, activities,
and much more.
Her site has moved to http://www.biologyjunction.com/
good biology animations
from Indiana University: http://www.indiana.edu/~oso/animations/An1.html
you are located in
Southeastern Massachusetts, the Taunton
Alliance has great activities
and workshops: http://savethetaunton.org/
NCHS has some
good PowerPoint presentations: http://www.unit5.org/biology/index.html
website has useful study guides and PowerPoint
York Science Teacher you will find science labs, demonstrations,
lesson plans, activities, movie worksheets, notes, regents review
materials, educational related information and much more: http://newyorkscienceteacher.com/sci/
life science search engine: http://vadlo.com/
has many activities, games, and videos about the migration of turtles: http://tourdeturtles.org/activities.php
know how to use
Podcasts or Vodcasts in your classroom? Try Educational
Biotechnology magazines: http://biosciregister.tradepub.com/?pt=cat&page=Biop
- Some ideas and links for biology lesson plans from StartLocal.com: http://www.startlocal.com.au/articles/educational_biology_lesson.html
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Faulkner of Sedgwick
Middle School, in West Hartford,
CT contributed this "Science
worksheet to assess student readings of science in the news.