Jean Marie Baca



Recent Posts by Jean Marie

Mon Dec 03, 2018 8:11 PM in NGSS Sample Assessments
Our district is in the beginning stages of implementing NGSS.  A few of us are looking for some some sample NGSS assessments.  We'd like to see some developed NGSS formative assessments as well as see what standardized test questions based on NGSS might look like.  Anyone know of any good resources?

Mon Dec 03, 2018 8:00 PM in Photosyntheis Labs
I do a photosynthesis lab using Elodea plants. They are pretty cheap to purchase from a pet store. Students are able to count oxygen bubbles released by the plant.  They can determine their own variables (light intensity/color, amount of baking soda added to water, water temp, etc.) to make it more inquiry based.  Yeast is always great for respiration labs. ..