This is the only icebreaker that I use with my high school science students! I've used it for over 5 years and it is always my favorite day of the year. This icebreaker activity allows you to 1) talk science on day one 2) randomly group students for your seating chart 3) spend time getting to know your students and 4) allowing them to get to know you! -by ⚛ Jen Siler's Classroom
How I Teach Mitosis and Meiosis in High School Biology
Science With Mrs Lau has super-fun ideas and resources to help her high school students learn about mitosis and meiosis. Learn more about her ideas here.
Why I Don't Use Interactive Notebooks in my Secondary Classroom
So many teachers love using interactive notebooks to organize their classrooms and curriculum. But I've found a strategy I love even better that will reduce stress, chaos, and wasted time. Plus it is more appropriate for secondary students! An important read before back to school!
Root word wall! Next year this will be a new goal of mine.
14 Ways to Use Task Cards in High School Biology
High school teacher Amy Brown offers 14 ideas for using task cards in high school biology. Bell ringers, games, test prep, extra credit, and more!
High School Science Tests & Worksheets - Biology, Earth Science, Chemistry, and Physics. Print or schedule online at HelpTeaching.com
My life as a mother and teacher: Science News Bulletin Board
Biology and Physical Science bell ringers (or exit slips) for high school students! The first 5 minutes of class are the most important in getting your students focused and ready to learn. Don't waste the start of class! Using daily bell ringers changed my classroom culture completely!