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Amy Brown Science Stuff
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Pink Lake Hillier in Australia
Can this be real?? The answer to that is ... YES!!  This is the pink Lake Hillier that is found in Australia.  Recently, in my Biology 1 classes, we were studying the characteristics of algae and other protists.  Algae are classified according to their colo...
Can this be real?? The answer to that is ... YES!!  This is the pink Lake Hillier that is found in Australia.  Recently, in my Biology 1 classes, we were studying the characteristics of algae and other protists.  Algae are cl...
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What have I learned about interactive notebooks, warm ups and bell ringers during my first year of using them? Time management is so important!  If you are not careful, this can consume way too much of your class time...
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It's February ... And That Means Daphnia Love is in the Air!
This is the PERFECT lab for a high school biology class on Valentine's Day! I soooo look forward to this lab each and every year.  Measuring the heart rate in Daphnia is FUN, is fairly easy to do, allows our biology students to work with living organisms in...
This is the PERFECT lab for a high school biology class on Valentine's Day! I soooo look forward to this lab each and every year.  Measuring the heart rate in Daphnia is FUN, is fairly easy to do, allows our biology students ...
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The Latest eBook for Science (and Other) Teachers
These are the simple truths:  Teachers are busy, busy, busy! Teachers spend WAY too much of their own money for materials for their classroom.  Teachers are always on the look-out for something new and innovative for their kids. Well, the teacher /authors o...
These are the simple truths:  Teachers are busy, busy, busy! Teachers spend WAY too much of their own money for materials for their classroom.  Teachers are always on the look-out for something new and innovative for their ki...
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Just sent the link to this to my friends in the social studies department.  Great ideas!
On our most recent trip to Washington, D.C. we spent a great deal of time walking around the monuments.  While I had visited most of the monuments before, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial was new to me, and as we walked t...
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I love your comment "freeze and fizzle instead of swell and sizzle ."  haha  This is my fear, and I always over-prepare as a result.  Great articles!
One of the first lessons that we teachers learn on our side of the desk is –Always Expect the Unexpected. Planning Periods we set aside for creating tomorrow’s character activity is preempted by an emergency meeting. Sunday ...
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TpT First Quarter Sale!
Click image to view my store. This only happens once each quarter!  It is time for the site-wide sale on Teachers PayTeachers.com! Wednesday, February 25 Everything in my store will be 20% off.  Use the promo code "HEROES" at checkout and you will get an ad...
Click image to view my store. This only happens once each quarter!  It is time for the site-wide sale on Teachers PayTeachers.com! Wednesday, February 25 Everything in my store will be 20% off.  Use the promo code "HEROES...
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This is the PERFECT lab for a high school biology class on Valentine's Day! I soooo look forward to this lab each and every year.  Measuring the heart rate in Daphnia is FUN, is fairly easy to do, allows our biology students ...
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Loads of free resources for science teachers!
These are the simple truths:  Teachers are busy, busy, busy! Teachers spend WAY too much of their own money for materials for their classroom.  Teachers are always on the look-out for something new and innovative for their ki...
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I was the kid in class who always LOVED solving puzzles.  I would have thrived on these activities.  Thanks!
Picture, if you will, that scene in You've Got Mail where Tom Hanks' character, Joe, is pacing back and forth past the door to the room where his computer screen is silently admonishing him for avoiding writing his response t...
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They are definitely addicting.  I always loved these kinds of challenges, as well. Thanks for stopping by!
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Thank you so much for this post!  I am one of the people who always has trouble with bad/badly.  Would you please now write a post about affect/effect.  This pair drives me crazy, too!
Winter is a good time to help your students brush up on common errors in their writing and speaking and learn to correct them. One of the most common errors is making the wrong choice between the words bad and badly. Here's a quick explanation that may help. Be careful when using the words "bad" ...
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Currently, I teach a full load of AP biology.
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  • High School Teacher
    AP Biology, 1983 - present
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    Science curriculum writer, 2007 - present
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High school biology teacher with 30 years experience in Biology, Chemistry and AP biology.
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I have 30 years of experience in teaching Biology, Chemistry and AP Biology.  I am a complete science nerd!
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  • Mississippi State University
    biology and chemistry, present
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