This unit investigates the delicate balance of an ecosystem through the disruptive effects of an invasive species. Students look at various case studies of different invasives, most of which affect ecosystems in Michigan.
Students will learn about cell structure and characteristics as part of an overarching theme that all living organisms are made up of cells. They will learn the names and functions of critical organelles. They will also learn some of the key differences between plant and animal cells, prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells.
Submitted by rpacil01 on Tue, 09/06/2016 - 5:43pm.
This resource has two Prezi presentations as well as a planned blended learning word document that can be used for explaning everything about ratios, proportions, and percentages. The unit starts with basic ratios, then transitioning to equivalent ratios known as proportions.
Submitted by astriegl on Thu, 06/30/2016 - 2:54pm.
Does geography determine destiny? This Unit encompasses the prehistory eras 1 and 2 of the State of Michigan Standards. It includes essential vocabulary, resources to teach migration, Paleolithic life, and Neolithic time eras. This unit will also help to teach timelines and includes an online book resource along with a reading guide.
Submitted by astriegl on Thu, 06/30/2016 - 2:42pm.
HISTORY H1 THE WORLD IN TEMPORAL TERMS: HISTORICAL HABITS OF MIND Evaluate evidence, compare and contrast information, interpret the historical record, and develop sound historical arguments and perspectives on which informed decisions in contemporary life can be based.
Being able to create with the same process that designers and engineers use is one of the biggest learning super powers we can give our students. The steps are relatively simple to master and create a productive, growth-centered mindset in our learners.
Using the topic of Mythology, students will work through various activities to learn the characteristics of a Narrative Essay. This particular unit will/should take place prior to writing the Narrative Essay.