We all know that DNA replication is a tricky subject. While it is important to use a variety of teaching resources, I have one activity that has proved to be tried and true over the years. I present to you: DNA Replication Doodle Notes.
While many students also find mutations interesting, there can be a learning curve to remembering all of the different types of mutations. I’m going to share some of the mutations activities I use in my lessons. These are fun for students, but also rigorous.
What if I told you that it doesn’t have to be that hard to create and assign sub plans? Here’s my list of top activities for biology sub plans including some helpful tips.
Teaching Punnett Squares can be overwhelming. I have narrowed down four great types of Punnett squares activities that you can easily incorporate into your lesson.
Cells are my favorite area of Biology to teach, and learning about how they cycle through interphase and mitosis is fascinating! I love it so much that I am providing you with free cycle resources to use with your students. You will get two of my favorite resources…
It’s the most (scientifically) wonderful time of the year! The air has a chill to it… Everyone is rushing to get their shopping done… There is the anticipation of a *much needed* school break! And yes, our students’ engagement may have gone down… So it’s time for some winter Science activities!
While it is one of my favorite lessons, I have students who find pedigree charts diagrams difficult to read and interpret. Use these strategies to make teaching pedigrees you (and your students’) favorite lesson!
I feel one of the most time consuming parts of teaching is the grading. This is also probably one of my least favorite tasks. As my teacher years have grown higher, it has been my mission to lessen the time spent on grading.
In my early years of teaching, I just thought of evolution as “common sense.” I didn’t think that I needed to go into great detail because my students would just naturally understand it. WRONG. My thinking was completely backwards.
We all know the feeling. I’m talking about the feeling when the bell rings signaling the end of your planning period. What?! How?! Didn’t it just start…