Photo credit: sciencereviewgames.com Play Mr. Sheehan’s Punnet Squares Basketball to review genetics concepts. Disclaimer: you may wish to mute or turn down the volume, due to the sound of the buzzer and the crowd.
Photo credit: Mrs. Crapnell Cells Cells is a rap that teaches students about the parts of the cells, which are called organelles.
Photo credit: The Nueva School The students of Nueva School have created a song about lab safety that is a parody of Taylor Swift’s song titled, “Look What You Made Me Do”.
Photo credit: Amoeba Sisters The Amoeba Sisters have created short videos to help people better understand the difference between mitosis and meiosis. For handouts, click here. Additionally, they made a video to describe what happens when cells divide uncontrolled. Photo credit: Amoeba Sisters Save Save
Photo credit: NimbleBit, LLC Learn about genetics by playing pocket frogs. Try to determine which parents are needed to create a particular offspring. Disclaimer: pocket frogs is available for the iPad and iPhone. Save Save
Here is a Kahoot to play as a review of concepts taught during the first half of my art class.
Photo credit: Science Doodles Created by an award winning teacher in Texas, this free set of foldables that focus on the water cycle is great! I use it in the 7th grade, even though it is geared towards a younger age group (grades 3-6). Many students recognize these as something that they used in […]
Photo credit: Kim Sal I like this short poem/song that helps students remember to difference between weathering and erosion (which often get confused). It also provides a solid explanation for deposition. It is offered as a free resource on Teachers Pay Teachers. Photo credit: The Hippo Lady For a shorter version, the Hippo Lady has […]
Photo credit: Dan Russell Dan Russell has put together a web-page, which has wonderful animations that are great visual tools, that I like to use when teaching students about waves. I particularly like how students can see how the individual particles move.
Photo credit: Holocene Holdings LLC Alien Intruders is a video game (like Space Invaders) that provides students an opportunity to learn/review concepts connected to energy transformations.