Danielle Dace

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Recent Posts by Danielle

Wed Sep 04, 2013 10:45 PM in Biology novels
One of my favorites is The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebacca Skoolt. Since the book is long I broke it into my favorite sections. I used it for a biotechnology and bioethics unit. The students loved it!! (I had one of my students who hates reading ask my new student teacher if they knew who Henrietta Lacks was. When my student teacher said no, they were able to tell the entire story!) I...

Sun Jun 09, 2013 4:14 PM in Physiology/Anatomy Project Ideas?
I could not find the exact rubric that I created for this project. I have included the source that I used to create my own rubric. My project was worth 140 points and was used as a final project for the digestive system. This would be easy to use if you want to divide the organ systems between groups and have them create an amusement park for the nervous, digestive, etc. If you do that I would rec...

Wed Jun 05, 2013 1:05 PM in GMO Foods or Genetically Modified Foods - Harmful or Helful?
This year in applied biochemistry my 11th graders debated the GMO topic. They wrote one minute persuasive speeches and they had to have their resources printed. The reason that they had to print the articles is because the other side could ask to see their resources. So not only did they debate the topic (with conviction) they also scrutinized the opposing teams evidence. After the debate I took t...





Recent Reviews by Danielle


Wed Jun 05, 2013 12:41 PM
4 Great Review of basics of stem cells
My content was not strong over the nature of stems cells in the adult body. As I went through the resource I discovered that there were a couple of misconceptions that I still had over differentiation of stem cells in the adult body. This is a great review for the teacher before you talk about biotechnology or do a stem cell research debate in class.