Debbie Morgan

Rural high school science teacher (Earth Science, Chemistry, Physics, and Investigation Science) with a passion for nurturing authentic scientific research and investigation by students with mind blowing and life changing side effects! 2017 Utah Teacher Fellow, 2017 WGBH Teacher Advisor, 2018 NITARP educator, 2018 Infiniscope Advisory Board Member.




Utah Science Teachers Association, National Association of Geoscience Teachers

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Recent Posts by Debbie

Thu Aug 02, 2018 6:26 PM in The Rock Cycle
This is late to this board, but I thought I'd throw this idea out there anyway because I've found it so successful- Play-Doh! It is an incredible way to help students tell a story, explain a concept, and learn or demonstrate knowledge. (1) Give each student a small container of play-doh, (2) present a slide, picture, or hand sample that indicates a part of the cycle and ask students to share w...

Sat Apr 21, 2018 7:53 AM in NGSS Middle School Standards for Physical Science
Hi there! Utah has been adopting/adapting new 6-8 standards and has some great resources they are developing and sharing based on NGSS. Check this out-

Thu Jan 04, 2018 10:44 AM in Do you know a good simulation program?
When I taught middle school, I also liked using University of Utah's Aspire Simple Machines simulations,, and for younger grades Bite Size Science at Hope these help!