description of independent variable, dependent variable, and control (5.2A describe, plan, and implement simple experimental investigations testing one variable)

description of independent variable, dependent variable, and control describe, plan, and implement simple experimental investigations testing one variable)

Hands-on Activities for Teaching Biology to High School or Middle School Students

Teaching resources modelled on the idea that students will learn best if they are actively engaged and if their activities are closely linked to understanding important biological concepts.

Teaching about cells? Try cut-and-paste activities for interactive notebooks. Read this blog post for more ideas!

10 Tips for Teaching Cells & Cellular Processes in Science

Need some quick ideas to teach cells & cellular processes in your life science or biology classroom? Here's 10 easy-to-implement & FUN lesson ideas!

High School Science With Mrs. Lau: Hands-on Biochemistry: Beads, Pipe Cleaners, and the clearest way to teach monomers and polymers!

Biology High School Science With Mrs. Lau: Hands-on Biochemistry: Beads, Pipe Cleaners, and the clearest way to teach monomers and polymers!

After the biochemistry unit, it’s pretty traditional to teach about cells next.  During my first year, I struggled teaching this unit, because it feels so full of details with seemingly very little connection to each other.  There is nothing worse than standing in front of a class and listing the organelle names and their …

After the biochemistry unit, it’s pretty traditional to teach about cells next. During my first year, I struggled teaching this unit, because it feels so full of details with seemingly very little connection to each other. There is nothing worse than sta

See stomata clearly with just nail polish and tape!  Love this lab!

Leaves and Stomata Lab- requires clear nail polish, wax pencil to label slide, clear tape, slides, and microscope

When teaching about enzymes this lab never fails to grab the attention of my students. It is easy to set up and the results are dramatic! Read all about it in this blog post from AmyBrownScience.comn

Concepts covered: Enzymes speed up the rate of biological chemical reactions. The same enzymes a.

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