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

Sat Feb 08, 2020 7:53 AM in Please Please Help- Need demo lesson for 7th grade STEM
There are lots of things you can find around your house or school to demonstrate a phenomenon and then get students to wonder about it and investigate it. Check out The Wonder Of Science website created by Paul Anderson. This is a great resource to get you thinking or find ideas. 

Sat Feb 08, 2020 7:40 AM in Body Systems
Hi Flor, Our health sciences teacher has our high school students do this fun and kinesthetic review of body systems. It's probably a little more advanced than what 6th graders need, but you could do something similar. Basically, the students stand and do hand actions as they say out loud the system and its purpose. After students learn the script and gestures, she has a video of the systems b...

Mon Sep 30, 2019 10:43 AM in Late Work
This is a tough situation when the district has blanket policies that are negatively affecting students. We want more differentiation in instruction, but these types of blanket policies are disruptive to that line of thinking. I love this post from Cult of Pedagogy- a discussion about different aspects of late work policies- Personally, I allow studen...