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Here is a fast, simple way to make digital lessons with Google Forms! Google Forms provides an easy, organized way to present information and guide students through a lesson. Forms are also perfect for differentiation, meeting the learning needs of individual students.

Make Digital Lessons with Google Forms

Here is a fast, simple way to make digital lessons with Google Forms! Google Forms provides an easy, organized way to present information and guide students through a lesson. Forms are also perfect for differentiation, meeting the learning needs of individual students.

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Looking for a meaningful end of the year activity for your high school students? This one is my favorite! It offers a sneaky way to do some content review before the final test. Plus, I find out a lot about students’ perception of the class, and of me as their teacher!

End of the Year Activity: The Power of a Letter

Looking for a meaningful end of the year activity for your high school students? This one is my favorite! It offers a sneaky way to do some content review before the final test. Plus, I find out a lot about students’ perception of the class, and of me as their teacher!

Letter Writing is my favorite end of the school year activity. During the last week of school, each student writes an anonymous letter to the students that will begin the class next year. Kids and I enjoy the process, and we both get a lot out of it.

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The goal of the mini research project is for students to invest in learning about a new topic, and then sharing with their classmates what they learned. The project is meant to support and reinforce a specific central idea of the lesson or unit. I suppose this is true of any research project, but as you will see, the mini research project has some unique characteristics that make it a great choice!

Focus Students with the Mini Research Project

A mini research project can help students focus on the most important central theme of the lesson. The goal of the mini research project is for students to invest in learning about a new topic, and then sharing with their classmates what they learned. The project is meant to support and reinforce a specific central idea of the lesson or unit. I suppose this is true of any research project, but as you will see, the mini research project has some unique characteristics that make it a great choice!

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Students sometimes struggle to make a dichotomous key on their own. Creating one together as a class can be very helpful. This activity takes the fun one step further by actually using classmates as the subject of the Key itself! 

Make a Dichotomous Key WITH your Students!

Students sometimes struggle to make a dichotomous key on their own. Creating one together as a class can be very helpful. This activity takes the fun one step further by actually using classmates as the subject of the Key itself! 

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This AP Biology review packet covers every Topic, one at a time, for all eight Units. Questions are mostly open ended, asking students to make connections, predict outcomes, describe processes, label diagrams, and draw models. No fluff, no wasted space, no wasted time.

AP Biology Exam Review Packet 2022

This AP Biology review packet covers every Topic, one at a time, for all eight Units. Questions are mostly open ended, asking students to make connections, predict outcomes, describe processes, label diagrams, and draw models. No fluff, no wasted space, no wasted time.

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Hi! I am Jessica Parker, founder of Science of Curiosity.

 

I am Jessica Parker, founder of Science of Curiosity. I started this blog to give back to the amazing teaching community that I relied on, and still go to when I need help – which is often! We all need each other to be the best teacher we can be – for ourselves and for our students!

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