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Catherine Hesseldenz
Lexington, KY

She is a retired science teacher with over 33 years of experience at every grade level ranging from kindergarten to college seniors.  Holding a Masters degree, she has also worked as the County Science Resource Teacher for the Fayette County Public Schools of Lexington, Kentucky (50 schools) for 11 years, including organizing the county science fair and developing teaching materials for middle school programs through the University of KY.
 
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On the Shoulders of Giants
Grades 9-12
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Description:
Read the biographies of at least 3 scientists who have made life saving discoveries and then choose one of the scientists to do a more in depth research project.
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Karl Landsteiner's Science Journal Article
Uber Agglutinationserscheinungen Normalen Menschilchen Blutes
Grades 9-12

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Description:
Don’t fret - the article is in English. And while it may sound intimidating, this article is quite easy to understand.

Agglutination - the clumping of blood
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Frederick Banting's Science Journal Article
The Effect Produced on Diabetes by Extracts of the Pancreas
Grades 9-12
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Description:
While some academic papers can lose you in the title, the paper announcing Banting’s discovery pretty much says, “Here’s Insulin!”
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The Beat Goes On
Grades 6-8
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Description:
Students will gather data as they check and record the heart rate of their classmates at rest and after physical activity.
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Crash Dummy Fun
Grades 6-8
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Description:
Science class investigations of motion and force give the young driver information and experiences for assessing risk and making decisions.
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Detective Doctor
Grades 6-8
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Description:
In this activity, students will learn about John Snow who is considered to be the father of epidemiology.
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Water Water Everywhere
Grades 6-8
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Description:
Students conduct an experiment to see how chlorine purifies drinking water. As a result of this activity, students will develop a greater understanding about scientific inquiry and the ability to do it.
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Thinking Like A Scientist
Scientific Method

Grades 6-8
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Description:
The overall purpose of this unit is to increase students' knowledge about scientists and promote students' own scientific thinking.
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Hunger Hurts
Grades 9-12
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Description:
Students will describe how hunger and malnutrition are related, but not the same problems.
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