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Welcome to the SciREN Lesson Plan Portal for SciREN San Diego

SciREN is a non-profit organization that connects educators with researchers. Our focus is in helping researchers develop lesson plans that incorporate their own cutting-edge research and target Next Generation Science Standards. This website serves as the lesson plan repository for SciREN San Diego.

Funding for SciREN San Diego is provided by the National Science Foundation. We would also like to thank additional local businesses that have generously donated door prizes for our networking event. Please see our donors here.

Any questions, issues, or comments can be sent to rlampe at ucsd dot edu.

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Title Author Grade Domain PE Code Additional PE Codes
Do you speak whale?Regina. A GuazzoK-5Life Sciences3-LS2-14-PS4-1
Rubber ducks demonstrate ocean circulationEmily KunselmanK-5Physical Sciences3-PS2-1
The life of an oysterEmily KunselmanK-5Physical Sciences3-PS2-14-LS1-1
Structure and function of the human brainEce BayramK-5Life Sciences4-LS1-1
Gene knockouts - how does an alien build a car?Anne Schulberg6-8Life SciencesMS-LS1-6
Under pressure - Building a coral reef under climate change and human impactsTravis Courtney9-12Life SciencesHS-LS2-2HS-LS2-6, HS-LS2-7
Shifting seascapes and the effect of climate change on marine ecosystemsChase James9-12Life SciencesHS-LS2-6
Disturbance in ecosystems - Choose your own adventureBrianne Palmer6-8Life SciencesMS-LS2-5
Vision and critical periodsLaura Sancho Fernandez6-8Life SciencesMS-LS1-8
Learning cell biology basics using a virtual microscopeSarah Wolfe6-8Life SciencesMS-LS1-1
The good side of viruses in brain researchJanki Patel9-12Life SciencesHS-LS1-1
How animals interact with one another in a coral reefSarah McTagueK-5Life Sciences5-LS2-1
Computer vision - teaching computers to seeZachary Burns9-12Engineering, Technology, and Applications of ScienceHS-ETS1-1HS-ETS1-2, HS-ETS1-3, HS-ETS1-4
Commensal vs pathogenic bacteria in the gut microbiomeDalaena Rivera9-12Life SciencesHS-LS2-6
Observing global evidence for climate changeMichael Rieger9-12Earth and Space SciencesHS-ESS3-6
DNA through the looking glassDavid Horning9-12Life SciencesHS-LS1-1HS-LS3-3
Why cells divideEkaterina Gracheva6-8Life SciencesMS-LS1-1MS-LS1-5
Mad cows and mysterious brain tangles - what happens when protein folding goes wrongLannah Abasi9-12Life SciencesHS-LS1-1
Hacking virus spread - modeling COVID spread with mathematical SIR modelJennifer Havens6-8Life SciencesMS-LS1-1MS-PS3-2
Hacking virus spread - modeling COVID spread with mathematical SIR modelJennifer Havens9-12Life SciencesHS-LS2-1HS-LS2-2, HS-PS3-1
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