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Sunday, November 27, 2011

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Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration Unit Bundle - 9 Files


This product includes the Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration Unit Bundle - 9 files.

Each topic contains a PowerPoint presentation, Notes Outline, Homework Assignments, Quizzes, and Unit Exam. In total, there is 1 PowerPoint Presentation Lesson Plan, 1 Smartboard Notebook Presentation, 1 Notes Outline, 3 Homework Assignments, 2 Quizzes, and 1 Unit Exam.

This bundled product includes the following Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration Unit Bundle:

This PowerPoint Lesson Plan contains 68 slides on the following topics of Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration: Energy in Living Systems, Building Molecules that Store Energy, Metabolism, Photosynthesis, Autotrophs, Breaking Down Food for Energy, Heterotroph, Cellular Respiration, ATP (adenosine triphosphate), Transfer of Energy to ATP, ADP (adenosine diphosphate), Chloroplasts, Photosynthesis Equation, Absorption of Light Energy, Light Reactions, Light Dependent Reactions, Radiation, Wavelengths, Pigments, Chlorophyll, Chlorophyll a, Chlorophyll b, Carotenoids, Production of Oxygen, Thylakoids, Conversion of Light Energy, Electron Transport Chains, NADP+, NADPH, Storage of Energy, Carbon Dioxide Fixation, Dark Reactions, Light Independent Reactions, The Calvin Cycle, Melvin Calvin, Stages of Photosynthesis, Factors that Affect Photosynthesis, Rate of Photosynthesis, Cellular Energy, Aerobic, Anaerobic, Steps of Cellular Respiration, Breakdown of Glucose, Glycolysis, Pyruvate Ion, Pyruvic acid, NAD+, NADH, Production of ATP, Coenzyme A (CoA), Acetyl-CoA, Krebs Cycle, Hans Krebs, FADH2, Electron Transport Chain, Respiration in the Absence of Oxygen, Fermentation, Lactic Acid Fermentation, Lactate, Alcoholic Fermentation, Ethanol, Production of ATP.


© Lisa Michalek

Plant Kingdom Unit Bundle - 35 files


This product includes the Plant Kingdom Unit Bundle - 35 files.

Each topic contains a PowerPoint presentation, Notes Outline, Homework Assignments, Quizzes, and Unit Exam. In total, there are 4 PowerPoint Presentation Lesson Plan, 4 Notes Outline, 1 Unit Vocabulary Transparency, 12 Homework Assignments, 8 Quizzes, 2 Test Prep Bank Question Files, and 4 Exams.

This bundled product includes the following topics in the Plant Kingdom Unit Bundle:

This PowerPoint Lesson Plan contains 75 slides on the following topics in Kingdom Plantae - Plants: Introduction to Plants, Multicellularity, Absorbing Nutrients, Symbiotic Relationships, Mycorrhizae, Preventing Water Loss, Cuticle, Stomata, Guard Cells, Reproducing on Land, Vascular Tissue, Seeds and Flowers, Advantages of Conducting Tissue, Advantages of Seeds, Seed Plants, Protection, Nourishment, Plant Dispersal, Growth, Advantages of Flowers, Plant Life Cycles, Alternation of Generations, Vascular-Plant Sporophyte, Vascular System, Phloem, Xylem, Distinctive Body Form, Nonvascular Plants, Features of Nonvascular Plants, Size, Gametophyte, Sexual Reproduction, Kinds of Nonvascular Plants, Mosses, Bryophyta, Liverworts, Hepatophyta, Hornworts, Anthocerophyta, Mosses and Medicine, Mistaken for Mosses, Seedless Vascular Plants, Features of Seedless Vascular Plants, Vascular System, Sporophyte, Drought-Resistant Spores, Kinds of Seedless Vascular Plants, Ferns, Pterophyta, Club Mosses, Lycophyta, Horsetails, Sphenophyta, Whisk Ferns, Psilotophyta, Gymnosperms, Features of Gymnosperms, Wind Pollination, Kinds of Gymnosperms, Conifers, Coniferophyta, Cycads, Cycadophyta, Gnetophytes, Gnetophyta, Angiosperms, Features of Angiosperms, Flowers, Fruits, Endosperm, Kinds of Angiosperms, Familiar Families of Angiosperms, Plants as Food, Fruits and Vegetables, Root Crops, Legumes, Cereals, Wheat, Corn, Rice, Nonfood Uses of Plants, Wood, Medicines, Fibers.


This PowerPoint Lesson Plan contains 36 slides on the following topics of Plant Reproduction: Plant Reproduction, Reproduction in Nonvascular Plants, Alternation of Generations, Life Cycle of a Moss, Reproduction in Seedless Vascular Plants, Life Cycle of a Fern, Reproductive Structures of Seed Plants, Pollen grain, Ovule, Pollination, Pollen tube, Seeds, Embryo, Seed coat, Cotyledons, Cones, Pollen cones, Seed cones, Life Cycle of a Conifer, Flowers, Sepals, Petals, Stamens, Anther, Pistils, Style, Stigma, Complete flower, Incomplete flowers, Perfect flower, Imperfect flowers, Flowers and Their Pollinators, Life Cycle of an Angiosperm, Endosperm, Double fertilization, Asexual Reproduction, Vegetative reproduction, Stems Modified for Vegetative Reproduction, Runners, Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, Tubers, Plant Propagation, Methods of Vegetative Plant Propagation, Budding and Grafting, Taking Cuttings, Tissue Culture.


This PowerPoint Lesson Plan contains 38 slides on the following topics of Plant Structure and Function: Plant Structure and Function, Tissues, Dermal Tissue System, Epidermis, Cuticle, Cork, Ground Tissue System, Vascular Tissue System, Xylem, Phloem, Plant Cells and Tissues, Roots, Taproot system, Adventitious roots, Cortex, Root hairs, Root cap, Stems, Shoots, Nodes, Internode, Buds, Nonwoody Stems, Herbaceous plant, Vascular bundles, Stomata, Monocot stems, Dicot stems, Pith, Woody Stems, Buds, Heartwood, Sapwood, Leaves, Simple leaves, Compound leaves, Mesophyll, Structure of a Leaf, Movement of Water in Plants, Transpiration, Guard Cells, Movement of Organic Compounds in Plants, Source, Sink, Translocation, Ernst Munch, Pressure-flow model.


This PowerPoint Lesson Plan contains 34 slides on the following topics of Plant Growth and Development: Plant Growth and Development, How Plants Grow and Develop, Germination, Plant Life Spans, Perennials, Annuals, Biennials, Meristems, Differentiation, Primary Growth, Apical meristems, primary tissues, Secondary Growth, cork cambium, vascular cambium, secondary tissues, Woody Stem Development, Plant Development, tissue culture, Nutrients, Major Mineral Nutrients Required by Plants, Hormonal Control of Growth, Frits Went, Auxin, apical dominance, Hormones in Agriculture, ethylene, Gibberellins, Cytokinins, Environmental Influences on Growth, Tropisms, Phototropisms, gravitropisms, thigmotropism, positive tropism, negative tropism, Photoperiodism, short-day plant, long-day plant, day-neutral plant, Responses to Temperature, Dormancy.



© Lisa Michalek

Kingdom Protista (Protists) Unit Bundle - 10 files


This product includes the Kingdom Protista (Protists) Unit Bundle - 10 files.

Each topic contains a PowerPoint presentation, Notes Outline, Homework Assignments, Quizzes, and Unit Exam. In total, there is 1 PowerPoint Presentation Lesson Plan, 1 Smartboard Notebook Presentation, 1 Notes Outline, 1 Vocabulary Transparency, 3 Homework Assignments, 2 Quizzes, and 1 Unit Exam.

This bundled product includes the following Kingdom Protista (Protists) Bundle Lesson topics:

This PowerPoint Lesson Plan contains 41 slides on the following topics of Kingdom Protista (Protists): Characteristics of Protists, Protist Classification, Sexual Reproduction in Unicellular Protists, Unicellular Protist Sexual Reproduction, Sexual Reproduction in Multicellular Protists, Alternation of Generations, Conjugation, Ameboid Movement, Foraminifera (forams), Algae, Green Algae(phylum Chlorophyta), Red Algae (phylum Rhodophyta), Brown Algae (phylum Phaeophyta), Diatoms (phylum Bacillariophyta), Flagellates, Dinoflagellates (phylum Dinoflagellata), Euglenoids (phylum Euglenophyta), Kinetoplastids (phylum Kinetoplastida), Ciliates (phylum Ciliophora), Protistan Molds, Cellular Slime Molds (phylum Acrasiomycota), Plasmodial Slime Molds (phylum Myxomycota), Other Molds (phylum Oomycota), Sporozoans (phylum Apicomplexa), Protists and Humans, Beneficial Protists, Diseases Caused by Protists, Malaria Life Cycle, How Malaria Spreads, Treatment and Preventing Malaria.


© Lisa Michalek

Kingdom Fungi (Fungus) Unit Bundle - 9 files


This product includes the Kingdom Fungi (Fungus) Unit Bundle - 9 files.

Each topic contains a PowerPoint presentation, Notes Outline, Homework Assignments, Quizzes, and Unit Exam. In total, there is 1 PowerPoint Presentation Lesson Plan, 1 Smartboard Notebook Presentation, 1 Notes Outline, 3 Homework Assignments, 2 Quizzes, and 1 Unit Exam.

This bundled product includes the following Kingdom Fungi (Fungus) Bundle Lesson topics:

This PowerPoint Lesson Plan contains 38 slides on the following topics in Kingdom Fungi (Fungus): Kingdom Fungi, Characteristics of Fungi, Chitin, Filaments, Nuclear Mitosis, Structures of Fungi, Hyphae, Mycelium, Fungi Nutrition, Decomposers, Parasites, Fungi Reproduction, Spores, Reproductive Structures, Deuteromycetes, Zygomycetes, Zygosporangia, Stolons, Rhizoids, Bread-Mold Sandwiches, Tempeh, Ascomycetes, Ascus, Yeast, Budding, Basidiomycetes, Mushrooms, Basidium, Rusts, Mushroom Characteristics, Septa, Heterotroph, Stalk, Gills, Basidia, Mushroom Reproduction, Fungal Partnerships, Symbiotic Relationships, Mutualism, Photosynthesizer, Mycorrhizae, Truffle, Lichens, Succession, Primary Succession, Nitrogen Fixation, Lichens and Air Pollution Indicator Species.


© Lisa Michalek

Bacteria and Viruses Unit Bundle - 12 files



This product includes the Bacteria and Viruses Unit Bundle - 12 files.

Each topic contains a PowerPoint presentation, Notes Outline, Homework Assignments, Quizzes, Test and Unit Exam. In total, there is 1 PowerPoint Presentation Lesson Plan, 1 Smartboard Notebook Presentation, 1 Notes Outline, 5 Homework Assignments, 2 Quizzes, and 2 Tests/Exams.

This bundled product includes the following Bacteria and Viruses Lesson Plan topics:

This presentation Lesson Plan has 26 slides on the following Bacteria and Virus topics: Bacteria, Shapes of Bacteria, Structure of Bacteria, Bacterial Nutrition, Beneficial Bacteria, Harmful Bacteria, Controlling Harmful Bacteria, Harmful Anaerobic Bacteria, Viruses, Virus Reproduction, Negative Virus Influences, and Positive Virus Influences.


© Lisa Michalek

Saturday, November 26, 2011

Human Systems & Homeostasis Unit Bundle - 42 Files



This Unit includes the Human Systems & Homeostasis Unit Bundle (Circulation, Digestion, Excretion, Locomotion, Regulation, Respiration, Transport) - 42 files.


The topics of Circulation, Digestion, Excretion, Locomotion, and Respiration are included in this bundle. Each topic contains a PowerPoint presentation, Notes Outline, Homework Assignments, and Exam. In total, there are 6 PowerPoint Presentation Lessons, 6 PP Notebooks for Smartboard, 6 Note Outlines, 11 Homework Assignments, 3 Laboratory Assignments, 1 Class Activity, 1 Unit Vocabulary Transparency, 2 Test Prep Question Banks, and 6 Exams.  

This bundled product includes the following topics in the Human Systems & Homeostasis Unit Bundle - 42 files:
Human Circulation - Transport PowerPoint Presentation
This presentation Lesson Plan has 27 slides on the following topics: Transport, Circulation, The Heart, Blood Vessels, Arteries, Capillaries, Veins, Composition of Blood, Red Blood Cells, Platelets, White Blood, Cells, Lymph and Lymph Vessels, Immunity, Active Immunity, Vaccinations, Passive Immunity, Blood Typing and Transfusions, Transport System Disorders.


Human Circulation Transport PP Notebook for Smartboard
Human Circulation - Transport Notes Outline
AIDS Graphing Practice Lesson with Critical Thinking Questions
HIV (AIDS) Card Game Lesson Plan
Blood Cells - Human Circulatory System Laboratory Lesson Plan
Blood Pressure Graphing Practice with Critical Thinking Questions
Graphing Basic metabolic Rate Lesson with Critical Thinking Questions
Human Circulation - Transport Homework 1
Human Circulation - Transport Homework 2
Human Circulation - Transport Exam

Human Digestion PowerPoint Presentation
This presentation Lesson Plan has 29 slides on the following topics: Digestion, Mechanical Digestion, Chemical Digestion, Alimentary Canal, Stomach, Small Intestine, Large Intestine, End Products of Digestion, Digestive System Disorders.

Human Digestion PP Notebook for Smartboard
Human Digestion Notes Outline
Human Digestion Homework
Human Digestion Exam
Human Excretion PowerPoint Presentation
This presentation Lesson Plan has 17 slides on the following topics: Excretion, Metabolic Wastes, The Role of Blood in Excretion, The Excretory System, Skin, Lungs, Human Urinary System, Liver, Excretory System Disorders.
This presentation Lesson Plan has 24 slides on the following topics: Locomotion, Bones, Human Skeleton, Cartilage, Joints, Muscles, Involuntary Muscles, Voluntary Muscles, Muscle Action, Tendons and Ligaments, Muscle-Bone Disorders.
This presentation Lesson Plan has 28 slides on the following topics: Regulation, Nerve Regulation, Human Nervous System, Nerve Cells, Nerves, The Brain, The Spinal Cord, Receptors, Involuntary Behavior, The Reflex, Voluntary Behavior, Nervous System Disorders, Drugs and the Nervous System, Chemical Regulation, Human Endocrine System, Endocrine System Disorders.

This presentation Lesson Plan has 22 slides on the following topics: Human Respiration, Human Respiratory System, Breathing, Breathing Rate, Cellular Respiration, Aerobic Cellular Respiration, Respiratory System Disorders.
© Lisa Michalek

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Free Virtual Science Resources


Science Review Games

Review game—students can play soccer, ping pong, baseball, basketball, golf, or Super Quiz

Earth Science Hangman


Rocks/Minerals/Soil

Mineralogy 4 Kids website provides interactive tutorials on minerals and the rock cycle

From Discovery Education—The Dirt on Soil Information and games


Plate Tectonics/Earthquakes/Volcanoes

Interactive tutorials on a variety of topics:  Dynamic Earth, Volcanoes, Weather

Latitude and Longitude lesson and skill builder exercise

Interactive tutorial on plate boundaries

Earthquakes for Kids:  games, animations, facts

Virtual lab-Earthquakes

The Dynamic Earth—information and interactives

Build your own volcano


World’s Water

Freshwater Conservation interactive

Interactive game…try to crack the code

Virtual Cave Dive—Wakulla Spring

NOAA games


Geologic Time and Fossils

Interactive geologic timeline

Arrange the rock layers in order from oldest to youngest using index fossils

Geologic time, dinosaurs, and fossils websites from the Science Spot


Atmosphere/Weather

Animated diagram

Greenhouse Effect—Interactive Simulation


Earth’s Environment

Climate Change and Global Warming—Interactive

Solve the mystery of the declining frog population

Interactive:  World in Balance, see the effects of our human “footprint” on our planet


Astronomy

Astronomy—Our Place in Space - Information, games, quizzes

Lunar Cycle Challenge—drag moons to their places in lunar cycles

Black Holes Interactive

Seasons Visualization

Online explorations:  Telescopes, Comets, Galaxies, etc…

Auroras—self-guided tour

Take a video tour of the rooms of a house and various locations in NASA City to see how space exploration affects your daily life.


General Science Resources

Resources for science educators, teacher created site

Digital library for Earth Science Education

National Science Digital Library

Lesson plans, interactive media, and video

Digital Library—Learning Resources Collection


Middle School Science

Middle School Portal—Science Resources

Lesson plans

Lesson plans and educational websites


All Links have been verified and are working as of November 3, 2011. 
© Lisa Michalek