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Apologia Chemistry Plans

(This post contains links to products in my TeachersPayTeachers.com store.) I have been planning our high school science course for next year. Yes, I know it is only February. Yes, I know we are only 10 units through our 16 unit Apologia Biology course. I cannot help it though. For me, a new calendar year… Continue reading Apologia Chemistry Plans

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A Matching and Memory Game for Learning Cell Organelles

My kids love games. On Fridays, we historically play math games, but sometimes we add in geography games, logic games, or puzzles. I have decided to create a few games to use in science to help with learning vocabulary that my middle schoolers will be using again soon in high school biology. We just started… Continue reading A Matching and Memory Game for Learning Cell Organelles

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Planning for a year of Magic School Bus

I have been wanting to do this since last year: design a complete year's hands-on science curriculum based on Magic School Bus books and videos. My oldest kid is going into fifth grade. It's now or never. The science lessons for each topic are based on the 5-E method: engage, explore, explain, elaborate, evaluate. Engage… Continue reading Planning for a year of Magic School Bus