Angela Miller

I am a High School Science Teacher. In my spare time I enjoy cooking/baking, making birthday cards, reading, watching movies and spending time with my nephews.




Holliday High School

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Tue Mar 04, 2014 9:19 PM in Movies in Science
I teach an Environmental Systems class. I show multiple movies throughout the year as we discuss different topics. As an introduction to various environments and the importance of plants and animals in a healthy ecosystem I show the Lorax. During the spring we discuss how water can be polluted and hurt people. I show A Civil Action with John Travolta. This movie is about a court case that too...

Tue Mar 04, 2014 9:13 PM in Creating a pond ecosystem at a school
I know that my local garden/nursery is always excited to help our school out in anyway. They have helped local towns set up small aquatic ecosystems. I am lucky that my school has a small tank on campus already so I take my students out fairly often to observe interactions of living, nonliving organisms, as well as plants and animals. Good luck!

Wed Feb 12, 2014 12:08 AM in Animal and Plant Cells
Something fun that I do with my high school biology class, but that could be simplified for a fifth grade class is to have my students make a cell brochure. They have to decide if they are making a brochure for a plant or animal cell. Then they have to create analogies that correspond to their cell. For example - If I were to make a brochure for a plant cell I might have a brochure for my castl...