Science Literacy Emergency Sub Plans for Secondary Science pack containing 5 emergency sub plans that are meaningful, easy to use, and relate to student lives. Best of all, they will last the entire class period and are completely self-contained.
*Digital Version included to support distance learning*
You'll find a link to Google Drive in the download.
Don't worry about having to scramble unrelated resources together to make a sub plan. Each of these 5 sub plans is the right size to keep your students engaged for the entire period. Each of these sub plans are 4-6 pages long, and meet multiple standards, including literacy, diagrams, and simple graphing.
***PACKET style option included to save paper!
These are useful tools to help encourage scientific literacy in reading, graphing, and making connections.
Buy Bundled and Save 20% on 5 sub plans!This package contains 5 "Emergency Sub Plans" to get you through the year. These activities are common core aligned for literacy in science. They can be used for health or social studies, as well.
*SEE the LINKED products so you know which ones are included. The list is as follows:
Plan K: The Culture of Cheese- Students explore the history and the science behind the cheesemaking process, specifically on enzymes and fermentation.
Plan L: Big Foot and the Scientific Method
This takes a non-biased, psychological spin on Big Foot’s suggested existence and why it is so important that we use the scientific method. Students form an experiment trying to lure Big Foot with apples.
Plan M- The World's Deadliest Animal
Students explore the mosquito and vector-borne diseases. Two version are included with this sub plan: an original version that introduces students to bar graph breaks when working with a wide range of data, and a graph-free version that omits the graph and includes a couple extra analysis questions.
Plan N-Solar Power
Students are introduced to the history of fossil fuel use going all the way back to Rockefeller, how it has affected our environment. Students explore how solar power: how it works and why it is a cleaner and more efficient alternative to fossil fuels.
Students are introduced to the history and science of antibiotics, and how they are evolving to form superbugs such as MRSA.
These activities can be used for grades 8-12. Graphing skills are required (line graph; bar graph). These are designed to keep students busy and can be completed within a 45-50 minute time frame.
You only need to choose/use one per sick/personal day.
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