2012 Summer Silver State AP Conference Ideas

Hello fellow conference participants,

It is Sunday, June 24th and I am about to fly out to the conference; however, as I get ready to leave, something in my mind tells me that I am suppose to bring with me something to share with you. Here is a list of some of the fun activities I do that the students seem to like and that I seem to think they learn from. I imagine that many of these your have seen before, but if you scan down the list and don't know what I am referring to, I can explain them.

Neuron - Nodes of Ranvier - Tennis Balls
Osmosis Agar - surface area to volume ratio
Toothpickase - protein structure/function
5 signatures - all topics - teach eachother
Walk the heart - anatomy, flow
Bozeman biology - watch you tubes for homework
my wiki - homework, links, etc
labs after school combined with other schools, review on off week
M&M chi squared
Teddy Graham - evolution
Adding machine paper time line - evolution
DNA model - with rubric
Acid/base lab - scientific method
Wire chemistry, +/-, polar, non polar
alka seltzer demo - surface area to volume ratio
Eat - organic chemistry - Costco trail mix works great
Make your moth - evolution - Biston Betularia
Balloon lung volume - Respiration
Cheek DNA extraction
Sodium/potassium pump - pom pom potential
Lick ur rats and others on the U of U - learn genetics website

I am looking forward to meeting you and learning from you.

Heather Gooch