• Week of March 9th

     

    In Class:

     

    Monday, 3/9

     

    Learning Target: I can design and construct a model of mitosis that predicts cell division

    Q: What are the functions of the cell membrane, nucleus and chromosomes?

     

    Classwork:

    Investigation 4.2- continued Building a Model of a cell

    • packet page 11-13 - textbook page 55

     

    Tuesday, 3/10

     

    Learning Target: I can  observe the stages of mitosis using the microviewers

    Q: What does PMAT stand for?

     

    Classwork:

    Plant/ Animal  Mitosis- Microviewer Lab

    Page 14-19

     

     

    Wednesday, 3/11

     

    Learning Target: I can identify the stages of mitosis and put in order 

    Q: What happens in interphase?

     

    Classwork:

    Stages of Mitosis

    • page 21

    -Cut out page 21 from packet , label, color, cut, glue onto computer paper

     

    Thursday, 3/12

     

    Learning Target: I can  identify parts of meiosis

    Q: What is meiosis?

     

    Classwork:

    Investigation 4.4: Examining Meiosis

    Read Building Your knowledge: Meiosis: creating sex cells- 61-62

    Amoeba Sisters: Meiosis

    Packet page 26, 20

    Create your cell

     

    Friday, 3/13

     

    Learning Target: I can examine the parts of meiosis   

    Q: How many chromosomes are normal to have for a sex cell?

     

    Classwork:

    Visualizing Meiosis Poster Project

    Packet pages 28-29

     

    Homework:

    Study Island #7- due 3/30

    Lesson 4 Test, packet, study guide- Friday, 3/20

    April Current Event- 4/3

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  • Week of March 2, 2020

    In Class:

    Monday, 3/2

    Learning Target: I can predict how the process of cell division differs between prokaryotic and eukaryotic organism

    Classwork:
    Lesson 4 Getting Started – Read textbook page 50-51, Packet page 1, View: Ameoba Sisters: Cell Cycle: https://www.google.com/search?q=amoeba+sisters+cell+cycle&oq=a&aqs=chrome.0.69i59j69i60l4j69i65j69i60l2.1205j0j7&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8
    Begin vocabulary page 2-4

    Tuesday, 3/3

    Learning Target: I can define lesson 4 vocabulary words

    Classwork:
    Lesson 4 Vocabulary – packet pages 2-4

    Wednesday, 3/4

    Learning Target: I can understand the process of mitosis

    Classwork:
    Read Building Your Knowledge: Mitosis textbook pages 57-58
    Cell Cycle Notes
    Discussion Questions page 9-10
    View: Mitosis: The Amazing Cell Process that uses Division to Multiply https://www.google.com/search?safe=strict&ei=cXBeXujpFIXM1QGZwbj4Dw&q=amoeba+sisters+the+amazing+cell+process&oq=amoeba+sisters+the+am&gs_l=psy-ab.1.1.0l2j0i22i30j0i333.214484.219476..221746...0.2..0.80.951.16......0....1..gws-wiz.......0i71j0i67j0i10j0i131.iKomZVsU-JE


    Thursday, 3/5

    Learning Target: I can make observations of cells during mitosis and not differences at various stages

    Classwork:
    Investigation 4.1:
    Onion Root Tip Mitosis- continued
    Textbook pages 52-52
    Packet pages 5-8
    Use Onion Root Tip Power Point

    Friday, 3/6

    Learning Target: I can design and construct a model of mitosis that predicts cell division

    Classwork:
    Investigation 4.2: Modeling Cell Division
    Packet pages 11-13


    Homework:

    Study Island #6 due Monday, 3/2

    Lesson 3 Test Corrections due Thursday, 3/5 (write the number, question, and answer of the ones your got wrong on loose leaf- attach to original test for part credit)

    March Current Event due Friday, 3/6

    Comments (-1)
  • Week of February 24th

    In class:

    Monday, 2/24- Ice Skating Trip

    Tuesday, 2/25- Investigation 3.4 Regeneration of Blackworms- handout

    Wednesday, 2/26- Lesson 3 Study Guide

    Thursday, 2/27- Lesson 3 Quiz, study guide due, packet due

    Friday, 2/28- Bill Nye Germs

    Homework:

    Lesson 3 Test on Thursday, 2/27

    Lesson 3 Packet due Thursday, 2/27

    Lesson 3 Study Guide due Thursday, 2/27

    Study Island #6 due 3/2

    March Current Event due 3/7

    Comments (-1)
  • Week of February 17th

    In Class:

    Monday, 2/17- Presidents Day/ No School

    Tuesday, 2/18- Complete Black History Month Report on Famous Scientists/ Inventor- GOOD COPY

    Wednesday, 2/19- Read Extending Your Knowledge: Zebra Fish Reproduction Blue textbook pages 47-49, Discussion Questions packet pages 15-16

    Thursday, 2/20- Investigation 3.2: Paramecium Reproduction- microscope lab- packet pages 6-7

    Friday, 2/21- Investigation 3.3: Hydra Reproduction- microscope lab- packet pages 11-12

    Homework:

    BHM Famous Scientist/ Inventor Report due Friday, 2/21

    Lesson 3 Quiz Friday, 2/28

    Lesson 3 Packet and Study Guide due Friday, 2/28

    Study Island #6 due 3/2

    March Current Event due 3/6

    Comments (-1)
  • Week of February 10th

     In Class:

    Monday, 2/10- Lesson 3 Getting Started- Read textbook pages 34-35, L3 Packet pages 1-2,

    Amoeba Sisters: Sexual and Asexual Reproduction: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fcGDUcGjcyk

     

     Tuesday, 2/11- Lesson 3 Vocabulary- packet pages 3-4, Flower diagram- page 5 (textbook page 37, Video: Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ycl2E9r-_o

     

    Wednesday, 2/12- Investigation 3.2 -  Read Blue Building Your Knowledge: Methods of Reproduction: textbook pages 40-42, Discussion Questions – packet pages 8-10, Video: Types of Asexual Reproduction: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3bMgfAiVmnA (notes on bottom of page 7

     

    Thursday, 2/13- Investigation 3.2: Paramecium Reproduction – packet pages 6-7

    Friday, 2/14- No School/ Professional Development

     

    Homework:

    Lesson 1 Quiz Corrections due Thursday, 2/13 (write the question and the correct answer on loose leaf, staple it to your original test)

    March Current Event due 3/6

    Study Island #6: Ecosystems & Biomes

     

     

    Comments (-1)
  • Week of February 3rd

    In Class:

    Monday, 2/3- Investigation 1.6: Parents and Offspring Lab- pages 11-12

    Tuesday, 2/4- Lesson 1 Study Guide

    Wednesday, 2/5- Investigation 1.4: Zebrafish Variations packet pages 8-10

    Thursday, 2/6- Lesson 1 Quiz

    Friday, 2/7- Lesson 3 Getting Started and Vocabulary packet pages 1-3

    Homework:

    Study Island #5 due MONDAY, 2/3

    Lesson 1 Quiz on Thursday, 2/6

    Lesson 1 Packet due Thursday, 2/6

    Lesson 1 Study Guide due Thursday, 2/6

    February Current Event due Friday, 2/7

     

    Comments (-1)
  • Week of January 27th

    In Class:

    Monday, 1/27- Lesson 1 Getting Started and Vocabulary - packet pages 3-5

    Tuesday, 1/28- Investigation 1.2: Planting Wisconsin Fast Plants

    Wednesday, 1/29- Investigation 1.3: Rooting Zabrina

    Thursday, 1/30- Investigation 1.4: Zebra Fish Variation

    Friday, 1/31- Investigation 1.6: Parents and Offspring

    Homework:

    Study Island #5 due Monday, 2/3

    Lesson 1 Quiz Wednesday, 2/5

    Lesson 1 Study Guide due 2/5

    February Current Event due 2/7

     

    Comments (-1)
  • Week of January 20th

    In Class:

    Monday, 1/20- MLK No School

    Tuesday, 1/21- Investigation 6.6- Read pages 129-131, Discussion Questions pages 23-24, Begin Cladogram

    Wednesday, 1/22- Investigation 6.6- Cladogram animal cards- packet pages 24-28

    Thursday, 1/23- Lesson 6 Review, Study Guide and GOGOMO

    Friday, 1/24- Lesson 6 Test

    Homework:

    Lesson 6 Test Friday, 1/24

    Lesson 6 Packet due Friday, 1/24

    Lesson 6 Study Guide due Friday, 1/24

    Study Island #5 due 2/3

    February Current Event due 2/7

    ** Report cards- Friday, January 31st

    Comments (-1)
  • Week of January 13th

    Monday, 1/13- Investigation 6.2: Similarities in Bones- Bring colored pencils

    Tuesday, 1/14- Investigation 6.4: Frog Dissection

    Wednesday, 1/15- Investigation 6.4: Frog Dissection

    Thursday, 1/15- Evidence of Evolution Guided Reading- bring a highlighter

    Friday, 1/16- Naviance

    Homework:

    Lesson 6 Test 1/24

    Lesson 6 Packe due 1/24

    Lesson 6 Study Guide due 1/24

    Study Island #5 due 2/3

    February Current Event due 2/7

     

    Comments (-1)
  • Week of January 6th

    In Class:

    Monday, 1/6- Investigation 6.1 continued

    Tuesday, 1/7- Investigation 6.2 - Read Building Your Knowledge: Multicellular Organization page 116-118 and Discussion Questions- packet page 10-12

    Wednesday, 1/8- Virtual Frog Dissection - back of page 12 and the next 4 pages in packet

    Thursday, 1/9- Virtual Frog Dissection - back of page 12 and the next 4 pages in packet

    Friday, 1/10- Investigation 6.5 packet pages 17-22

    Homework:

    Study Island due WEDNESDAY, 1/8

    February Current Event due 2/7

    Comments (-1)
  • Week of December 30th

    In Class:

    Thursday, 1/2- Classes Resume, Lesson 6 Vocabulary and Getting Started- packet pages 1-3

    Friday, 1/3- Investigation 6.1

    Homework:

    January Current Event due FRIDAY, 1/3

    Study Island due 1/6

    Comments (-1)
  • Week of December 16th

    Monday, 12/16- Levels of Organization Web Quest - see Google Classroom

    Tuesday, 12/17- Guided Reading- Living Things and Their Environment- handout

    Wednesday, 12/18- Edible Cell Presentations

    Thursday, 12/19- Edible Cell Presentations

    Friday, 12/20- DH Holiday Kahoot!

    Homework:

    Levels of Organization WebQuest due 12/17

    Edible Cell and paragraph due 12/18 and 12/19

    January Current Event due 1/3

    Study Island #4 due 1/6

     

    Comments (-1)
  • Week of December 9th

    Monday, 12/9- Complete Lesson 4/5 Study Guide

    Tuesday, 12/10- Investigation 5.3: Are All Foods Created Equal?- packet pages 29-30- Teacher Demo

    Wednesday, 12/11- Lesson 4/5 Review Kahoot!

    Thursday, 12/12- Lesson 4/5 Test, Packet due, Study Guide Due

    Friday, 12/13- Do Now #7 Due, Complete Lesson 4/5 Test, Bill Nye Cellular Respiration

    Homework:

    Lesson 4/5 Test on Thursday

    Lesson 4/5 Packet due Thursday

    Lesson 4/5 Study Guide due Thursday

    Do Now #7 due Friday

    Study Island #4 due 1/8

    January Current Event due 1/3

     

    Comments (-1)
  • Week of December 2nd

    In Class: 

    Monday, 12/2- Lesson 5 Vocabulary pages 23-24

    Tuesday, 12/3- Investigation 5.1: READ pages 96-97, packet pages 25-26

    Wednesday, 12/4- Investigation 5.2: READ pages 101-103, packet pages 27-28

    Thursday, 12/5- Investigation 5.3: Are All Foods Created Equal?- Teacher Demo, packet pages 29-30

    Friday, 12/6- December Current Event due, Read pags 108-111, packet page 31, Exit Ticket

    Homework:

    Weird Plant Project due THURSDAY, 12/5

    December Current Event due FRIDAY, 12/6

    Lesson 4/5 Test, packet, and study guide all on Wednesday, 12/11

    Study Island #4: Organism Classification due 1/3

    Comments (-1)
  • Week of November 25th/ Conference Week

    In Class:

    Monday, 11/25- Weird Plant Design Project

    Tuesday, 11/26- Weird Plant Design Project

    Wednesday, 11/27- Turkey Trot - Stay with your Homeroom

    Homework:

    Study Island #3 due 12/1

    December Current Event due 12/6

    Comments (-1)
  • Week of November 18th

    Monday, 11/18- Photosynthesis Webquest- Last day in class

    Tuesday, 11/19- Investigation 4.1 part 1, 1st marking period Reflection

    Wednseday, 11/20- Investigation 4.1 part 1

    Thursday, 11/21- Extending Your Knowledge

    Friday, 11/22- Lesson 5 Vocabulary 

    Homework:

    Lesson 3 Test Corrections due Thursday, 11/21 (you must write the question and the correct answer on loose leaf- turn in with test)

    Study Island # 3 due 12/1

    December Current Event due 12/6

     

    Comments (-1)
  • Week of November 11th

    In Class:

    Monday, 11/11- Cells Comic due, Lesson 4 Vocabulary

    Tuesday, 11/12- Intro to Photosynthesis

    Wednesday, 11/13- Lesson 4 Vocabulary continued 

    Thursday, 11/14- Building Your Knowledge: Energy and Matter in Science

    Friday, 11/15- Study Island #2 due, Read Building Your Knowledge: Photosynthesis

    Homework:

    Cells Comic due MONDAY, 11/11

    Study Island #2 due 11/15

    December Current Event due 12/6

    Comments (-1)
  • Week of November 4th

    In Class: 

    Monday, 11/4- Investigation 3.6: Cell Comic

    Tuesday, 11/5- Election Day/ No School for Students

    Wednesday, 11/6- Investigation 3.6: Cell Comic

    Thursday, 11/7- Reflecting and Extending 

    Friday, 11/8- Lesosn 3 Quiz, Lesson 3 Study Guide due, Lesson 3 packet due

    Homework:

    - Lesson 3 Quiz on Friday, 11/8

    - Lesson 3 Study Guide due Friday, 11/8

    - Lesson 3 packet due Friday, 11/8

    - Cells Comic Due Monday, 11/11

    - Study Island #2 due 11/15

    - December Current Event due Friday, 12/6

    Comments (-1)
  • Week of October 28th

    In Class:

    Monday, 10/28- Investigation 3.4- Part 1

    Tuesday, 10/29- Investigation 3.4- Part 2

    Wednesday, 10/30- Invesigation 3.5

    Thursday, 10/31- Comparing a Cell to a Haunted House

    Friday, 11/1- November Current Event Due, Study Island Due, Comparing Cell Organelle

    Homework:

    November Current Event due Friday, 11/1

    Study Island Assignment #1: Cells due Friday, 11/1

    Lesson 3: Cell Organelle Test 11/12

    Lesson 3 packet due 11/12

    Comments (-1)
  • Week of October 21st

    In Class:

    Monday, 10/21- Lesson 3 Vocabulary

    Tuesday, 10/22- Investigation 3.2 Part 1

    Wednesday, 10/23- Investigation 3.2 Part 2

    Thursday, 10/24- Investigation 3.3

    Friday, 10/25- Study Island Activity

    Homework:

    Lesson 2 Test Corrections due Tuesday, 10/22 (write the number, question and correct answer on loose leaf and turn in with test for part credit)

    November Current Event due 11/1

    Lesson 3 Test Tuesday, 11/12

    Lesson 3 Packet due Tuesday, 11/12

    Comments (-1)
  • Week of October 14th

    In Class:

    Monday, 10/14- No School

    Tuesday, 10/15- Reading: Looking Inside Cells

    Wednesday, 10/16- Organelle Flashcards

    Thursday, 10/17- Structure and Function packet

    Friday, 10/18- Lesson 3 Vocabulary

    Homework:

    15 Index cards in class for Wednesday!!!

    November Current Event due Friday, 11/1

    Comments (-1)
  • Week of October 7th

    In Class

    Monday, 10/7- Reflecting and Extending Your Knowledge: The Question Around Stem Cells and Tree of Life

    Tuesday, 10/8- Lesson 2 Study Guide

    Wednesday, 10/9- Lesson 2 Cell Review Kahoot!

    Thursday, 10/10- Lesson 2 Quiz, Lesson 2 packet due

    Friday, 10/11- Organelle Flash Cards- bring index cards

    Homework:

    Lesson 2 Quiz on Thursday, 10/10

    Lesson 2 Packet due Thursday, 10/10

    Bring in 15 index cards for FRIDAY

    Comments (-1)
  • Week of September 30th

    In Class:

    Monday, 9/30-  Building Your Knowledge: Cell Specialization

    Tuesday, 10/1- Investigation 2.3: Investigating Cell Specialization 

    Wednesday, 10/2- Investigation 2.3: Investigating Cell Specialization - continued

    Thursday, 10/3- Building Your Knowledge: Embryonic Development

    Friday, 10/4- October Current Event due, Investigation 2.4 Analyzing and Interpreting Structures in Embryos

    Homework:

    October Current Event due Friday, 10/4

    Lesson 2 Quiz Thursday, 10/10

    Lesson 2 Packet due Thursday, 10/10

    Comments (-1)
  • Week of September 23rd

    In Class:

    Monday, 9/23- Investigation 1.4 Part 1

    Tuesday, 9/24- Investigation 1.4 Part 2

    Wednesday, 9/25- Investigation 2.1

    Thursday, 9/26- Investigation 2.2

    Friday, 9/27- Investigation 2.3 Part 1

    Homework:

    Lesson 1 Test Corrections- 

    • On loose leaf, write out the number, the question and the answer (not the letter, the entire answer) of the ones you got wrong for half credit. Turn it in to Mrs. O’Connor by Tuesday, September 24th!!!

    October Current Event due Friday, 10/4

     

    Comments (-1)
  • Week of September 16th

    In Class:

    Monday, 9/16- Lesson 1 Quiz on Microscopes, packets due

    Tuesday, 9/17- Lesson 2: Building Your Knowledge: The Scoop on Cells

    Wednesday, 9/18- Looking Inside Cells

    Thursday, 9/19- Lesson 2 Vocabulary

    Friday, 9/20- Lesson 2 Vocabulary continued/ Investigation 1.4

    Homework:

    - Bring colored pencils to class every day

    - October Current Event due Friday, 10/4

    Comments (-1)
  • Week of September 9th

    In Class:

    Monday, 9/9- Investigation 1.2

    Tuesday, 9/10- Investigation 1.3

    Wednesday, 9/11- Investigation 1.3 continued 

    Thursday, 9/12- Reflecting and Review

    Friday, 9/13- Do Now #1 due, Lesson 1 Quiz

    Homework:

    October Current Event due Friday, 10/4

    Lesson 1 Packet due Friday, 9/13

    Lesson 1 Quiz on Microscopes Friday, 9/13

    Comments (-1)
  • Week of September 2nd

    In Class:

    9/2- Labor Day/ No School

    9/3- Setting Goals, Hand out September Current Event

    9/4- Lesson 1 Vocabulary, notes and parts of a microscope- packet pages 1-3

    9/5- Building Your Knowledge: Through the Compound Microscope

    9/6- How a Microscope Works, The Incredible World of the Microscope

    Homework:

    September Current Event due Friday, 9/6

    All school supplies and all letters & safey contracts are due signed

    Comments (-1)
  • Week of August 26th:

    Welcome to 7th Grade Science!

    This week we will be going over rules and expectations, curriculum and science units and science lab safety rules.

    I'm looking forward to a great year together!

    This is where our agenda and your homework will be listed each week during the school year.

    Comments (-1)
  • Week of May 27th

    In Class:

    Monday, 5/27- Memorial Day- No School

    Tuesday, 5/28- Structure and Function Review/ Study Guide

    Wednesday, 5/29- Genes and Molecular Machines Review/ Study Guide

    Thursday, 5/30- Ecosystems and Their Interactions Review/ Study Guide

    Friday, 5/31- Yearly Kahoot Review

    Homework:

    Science Final Exam 6/3 and 6/4

    June Current Event 6/7

    Study Guide due Monday, 6/3 for Quiz Grade

    ALL MAKE UP WORK DUE MONDAY, 6/3

     

    Comments (-1)
  • Week of May 20th

    In Class:

    Monday, 5/20- Lesson 6 Vocabulary

    Tuesday, 5/21- Election Day- No School for Students

    Wednesday, 5/22- Symbiosis Game

    Thursday, 5/23- Investigation 6.1: Organisms Interactions

    Friday, 5/24- No School!!

    Homework:

    Lesson 5 Packet due MONDAY, 5/20

    Science Final Exam 6/3 and 6/4 during class

    June Current Event 6/7

    Comments (-1)
  • Week of May 13th

    Monday, 5/13- Producers and Consumers and Food Web Practice

    Tuesday, 5/14- Food Web Quiz

    Wednesday, 5/15- Food Chains and Food Webs

    Thursday, 5/16- Billy Nye Food Webs

    Friday, 5/17- Create a Lesson 5 Quiz

    Homework:

    Food Web "Pop" Quiz Tuesday, 5/14

    Lesson 5 Packet due Monday, 5/20

    June Current Event due 6/7

    Comments (-1)
  • Week of May 6th

    In Class:

    Monday, 5/6- BIOMES PROJECTS DUE!!! Guided Reading on Energy Flow

    Tuesday, 5/7- Building Your Knowledge, Do Now #15 due!

    Wednesday, 5/8- CAMP SPEERS / Cycles of Matter

    Thursday, 5/9- CAMP SPEERS / Changes in Community

    Friday, 5/10- CAMP SPEERS / Biography 

    Homework:

    - Biomes Project due Monday, 5/6

    - June Current Event due 6/7

    - Science Final Exam Monday, 6/3 and Tuesday, 6/4

    Comments (-1)
  • Week of April 29th

    In Class:

    Monday, 4/29-  Forests
     
    Tuesday, 4/30- Tundra
     
    Wednesday, 5/1- BIOME PROJECT RESEARCH DAY!!! - complete at home~ due Monday
     
    Thursday, 5/2- Lesson 5 Getting Started- packet 1-2 and readings
     
    Friday, 5/3- Vocabulary lesson 5 packet page 3-5
     
    Homework:
    May Current Event due Friday, 5/3
    Biomes project due Monday, 5/6
    June Current Event due 6/7
     
    Comments (-1)
  • Week of April 22nd

    In Class:

    Monday, 4/22- Biomes Vocabulary and Section Assessment 

    Tuesday, 4/23- Biomes of the World for Kids

    Wednesday, 4/24- Rainforest and Desert Research

    Thursday, 4/25- Grasslands and Deciduous Forest Research

    Friday, 4/26- Biomes notes

    Homework:

    - Bring in a hanger for our Biomes Mobil by Wednesday, 5/1

    - May Current Event due 5/3 - NEXT FRIDAY

    - June Current Event due 6/7 - LAST ONE!!!

     

    Comments (-1)
  • Week of April 8th

    In Class:

    Monday, 4/8- Complete Spongbob Scientific Method, Complete Cells webquest

    Tuesday, 4/9- Building Your Knowledge: How Many Organisms Can an Ecosystems Support?

    Wednesday, 4/10- Lesson 3 Extending Your Knowledge

    Thursday, 4/11- Collect Lesson 3 Take Home Quiz, Collect Lesson 3 Packet, Scientific Method WebQuest

    Friday, 4/12- Our Planet: Jungles, introduction to Biomes

    Homework:

    Lesson 3 Take Home Quiz due Thursday, 4/11

    Lesson 3 Packet due Thursday, 4/11

    Comments (-1)
  • Week of April 1st

    In Class:

    Monday, 4/1- Lesson 3 Getting Started

    Tuesday, 4/2- Lesson 3 Vocabulary

    Wednesday, 4/3- Lesson 3 Vocabulary and Webquest

    Thursday, 4/4- Building Knowledge

    Friday, 4/5- Scientific Method with Spongebob

    Homework:

    April Current Event due Friday, 4/5

    Lesson 3 Quiz due Thursday, 4/11

    Lesson 3 Packet due Thursday, 4/11

    Report Cards Tuesday, 4/9

    Spring Break 4/15-4/19

    Comments (-1)
  • Week of March 25th

    In Class:

    Monday, 3/22- Building Your Knowledge: Habitats, How are Ecosystems Organized, Engineering

    Tuesday, 3/26- Reflecting and Extending

    Wednesday, 3/27- Lesson 2 Review

    Thursday, 3/28- Lesson 2 Quiz

    Friday, 3/29- Interactions String Activity

    Homework:

    ALL MAKE UP WORK DUE MONDAY, 3/25

    Lesson 2 Quiz Thursday, 3/28

    Lesson 2 Packet due 3/28

    April Current Event due 4/5

    Comments (-1)
  • Week of March 18th

    In Class:

    Monday, 3/18- Lesson 1: Ecosystems & Their Environment Getting Started

    Tuesday, 3/19- Lesson 2 Vocabulary

    Wednesday, 3/20- Reading- Living Things and the Environment

    Thursday, 3/21- Building Your Knowledge: That's Life 

    Friday, 3/22- Building Your Knowledge: Habitats, How are Ecosystems Organized, Engineering 

    Homework:

    All MAKE UP work due Monday, 3/25

    April Current Event due Friday, 4/5

    Lesson 2 Quiz on Wednesday, 3/27

    Comments (-1)







  • Week of March 11th

    In Class:

    Monday, 3/11- How do Punnet Squares Work?

    Tuesday, 3/12- Investigation 5.4

    Wednesday, 3/13- Lesson 5 Reflecting and Extending

    Thursday, 3/14- Lesson 5 Review

    Friday, 3/15- Lesson 5 Test, Lesson 5 packet due

    Homework:

    Lesson 5 Test on Friday, 3/15

    Lesson 5 Packet due Friday, 3/15

    April Current Event due Friday, 4/5

    Comments (-1)

  • Week of March 4th

    In Class:

    Monday, 3/4- Investigation 5.2: Creating a Creature Part 2

    Tuesday, 3/5- Investigation 5.2: Creating a Creature Part 3

    Wednesday, 3/6- Investigation 5.3: Creature Babies

    Thursday, 3/7- Punnett Squares

    Friday, 3/8- Investigation 5.4: Punnett Squares

    Homework:

    - Bring colored pencils, scissors and glue all week

    - Lesson 5 Test, Thursday, 3/14

    - Lesson 5 Packet due Thursday, 3/14

    - April Current Event due Friday, 4/5

    Comments (-1)

  • Week of February 25th

    In Class:

    Monday, 2/25- Lesson 5: Genetics: Getting Started and Vocabulary

    Tuesday, 2/26- Investigation 5.1 Part 1: Building Your Knowledge: The Mystery Behind Traits

    Wednesday 2/27- Investigation 5.1: Part 2: Variation Within A Species

    Thursday, 2/28-Building Your Knowledge: Heredity- Passing It On

    Friday, 3/1- MARCH current event due, Investigation 5.2: Creating a Creature

    Homework:

    MARCH Current Event due THIS FRIDAY, 3/1

    Bring colored pencils Thursday and Friday

    EXTRA, EXTRA... CREDIT: Bring in tissues and hand sanitizer! 

    Comments (-1)

  • Week of February 11th

    In Class:

    Wednesday, 2/13- Investigation 4.5: Comparing Mitosis and Meiosis , Collect Stages of Mitosis Project from Friday

    Thursday, 2/14- Visualizing Meiosis  Poster Project

    Homework:

    Lesson 4 Quiz moved to Wednesday, 2/20

    Lesson 4 Packet due Wednesday, 2/20

    March Current Event due 3/1

    Comments (-1)

  • Week of February 4th

    In Class:

    Monday, 2/4- Investigation 4.1: Onion Root Tip

    Tuesday, 2/5- Investigation 4.2: Building a Model of Mitosis

    Wednesday, 2/6- Microviewers- Plant Mitosis & Animal Mitosis

    Thursday, 2/7- Investigation 4.4: Meiosis

    Friday, 2/8- Stages of Mitosis 

    Homework:

    Lesson 4 Test on Thursday, 2/14 <3

    Lesson 4 Packet due on Thursday, 2/14 <3

    March Current Event due Friday, 3/1

    Comments (-1)

  • Week of January 21st

    In Class:

    Monday, 1/21- No School

    Tuesday, 1/22- Investigation 3.3: Hydra and Investigation 3.4: Examination of Zebrina clipping 

    Wednesday, 1/23- Lesson 3 Reflecting 

    Thursday, 1/24- Investigation 3.4: Blackworms and Lesson 3 Kahoot Review

    Friday, 1/25- Lesson 3 Quiz

    Homework:

    Lesson 3 Quiz on Friday, 1/25

    Lesson 3 Packet due Friday, 1/25

    February Current Event due NEXT FRIDAY, 1/25

    Comments (-1)

  • Week of January 14th

    In Class:

    Monday, 1/14- All Make Up work is DUE TODAY, Discuss how germs are passed, 8th period- Lesson 1 Quiz

    Tuesday, 1/15- Lesson 3 Getting Started

    Wednesday, 1/16- Lesson 3 Vocabulary

    Thursday, 1/17- Investigation 3.2- Paramecium 

    Friday, 1/18- Building Your Knowledge: Methods of Reproduction 

    Homework:

    ALL MAKE-UP WORK DUE MONDAY, 1/14

    Lesson 1 Quiz Corrections- DUE THURDAY, 1/17- write the question and the answer on loose leaf

    February Correct Event due Friday, 1/2

    Comments (-1)

  • Week of January 7th

    In Class:

    Monday, 1/7- Investigation 1.2: Planting Wisconsin Fast Plants

    Tuesday, 1/8- Lesson 1 Review Kahoot!

    Wednesday, 1/9- Investigation 1.4: Zebrafish Variation 

    Thursday, 1/10- Investigation 1.3: Rooting Coleus

    Friday, 1/11- Lesson 1 Quiz

    Homework:

    Lesson 1 Quiz on Friday, 1/11

    Lesson 1 Packet due Friday, 1/11

    February Current Event due 2/1

    Comments (-1)

  • Week of December 17th
     
    In Class:
     
    Monday, 12/17- Investigation 6.5: Exploring Patterns in Bones
     
    Tuesday, 12/18- Investigation 6.4: Frog Dissection 
     
    Wednesday, 12/19- Edible Cells Due- model and paragraph
     
    Thursday, 12/20- Edible Cells Due- model and paragraph
     
    Friday, 12/21- Holiday Kahoot! Wear your Ugly Holiday Sweaters!
     
    Homework:
     
    Edible Cells and Paragraphs due Wednesday, 12/19 and Thursday, 12/20
     
    Lesson 6 Packet due Wednesday, 12/19
     
    January Current Event due 1/4/19
    Comments (-1)

  • Week of December 10th

    In Class:

    Monday, 12/10- Investigation 6.1

    Tuesday, 12/11- Virtual Frog Dissection

    Wednesday, 12/12- Virtual Frog Dissection

    Thursday, 12/13- Investigation 6.2

    Friday, 12/14- Investigation 6.2

     

    Homework:

    Lesson 6 Test Corrections due Friday, 12/14 (write the question and correct answer on loose leaf- turn it in with the test)

    Edible Cell Project due 12/19 and 12/20

    January Current Event due 1/4

    Bring a box of rubber gloves- labeled with your name and science period for Extra Credit

    Comments (-1)

  • Week of December 3rd

    In Class:

    Monday, 12/3- Lesson 4/5 Review

     

    Tuesday, 12/4- Lesson 4/5 Test and Lesson 4/5 packet due

     

    Wednesday, 12/5- Explain and assignment Edible Cell Project (due 12/19 and 12/20)

    Thursday, 12/6- Lesson 6 Vocabulary and Getting Started Questions 

    Friday, 12/7- Investigation 6.1- microscope lab

    Homework:

    Lesson 4/5 Test Tuesday, 12/4

    Lesson 4/5 Packet due Tuesday, 12/4

    December Current Event due Friday, 12/7

    Comments (-1)

  • Week of November 26th

    In Class:

    Monday, 11/26- Building Your Knowledge: Cellular Respiration 

    Tuesday, 11/27- Building Your Knowledge: Cellular Connections

    Wednesday, 11/28- Investigation 5.3: Are all food created equal?

    Thursday, 11/29- Extending Your Knowledge: Exercising to Extremes

    Friday, 11/30- Bill Nye Respiration

    Homework:

    Lesson 4/5 Test - Tuesday, 12/4

    Lesson 4/5 Packet due Tuesday 12/4

    December Current Event due 12/7

    Edible Cells due 12/19 and 12/20

    Comments (-1)

  • Week of November 19th 

     

    Conference Week:

    Monday and Tuesday 12:15pm Dismissal

    Wednesday 11:50am Dismissal

     

    In Class:

    Monday, 11/19- Lesson 5 Vocabulary

    Tuesday, 11/20- Lesson 5 Vocabulary

    Wednesday, 11/21- Team DH/ Turkey Trot Day

    Homework:

    December Current Event due 12/7

    Comments (-1)

  • Week of November 12th

    In Class:

    Monday, 11/12- Extending Your Knowledge Autumn Splendor and Photosynthesis Animals: You Are what you eat

    Tuesday, 11/13- Photosynthesis Comic Book

    Wednesday, 11/14- Photosynthesis Comic Book continued and Lesson 4 Kahoot!

    Thursday, 11/15- Naviance Goal Setting

    Friday, 11/16- Bill Nye Plants

    Homework:

    December Current Event due 12/7

    Comments (-1)

  • Week of November 5th

    In Class:

    Monday, 11/5- Investigation 4.1: How Do Matter and Energy Flow During Photosynthesis?

    Tuesday, 11/6- Election Day/ No School

    Wednesday, 11/7- Investigation 4.1 continued

    Thursday, 11/8-  Photosynthesis Webquest

    Friday, 11/9- Photosynthesis Webquest

    Homework:

    December Current Event due 12/7

    Comments (-1)

  • Week of October 29th

    In Class:

    Monday, 10/29- Lesson 3 Test, Lesson 3 Packet due for grade

    Tuesday, 10/30- Intoduction to Photosynthesis

    Wednesday, 10/31- Cell Organelle Comparison

    Thursday, 11/1- Building Your Knowledge: Energy and Matter in Science, Begin Lesson 4 Vocabulary

    Friday, 11/2- Investigation 4.1

    Homework:

    All MakeUp Work for marking period 1 due Wednesday, 10/31

    November Current Event due Friday, 11/2

    December Current Event due Friday, 12/7

    Comments (-1)

  • Week of October 22nd

    In class:

    Monday, 10/22- Investigation 3.6-  class analogy - How is a cell like a school?

    Tuesday, 10/23- Investigation 3.6 - Cell Comic Rough Draft

    Wednesday, 10/24- Investigation 3.6- Cell Comic Good Copy- if not finished bring it home to complete- due FRIDAY- project grade!

    Thursday, 10/25- Extending Your Knowledge: The Ins and Outs of the Cell Membrane

    Friday, 10/26- Lesson 3 Review

    Homework:

    CHANGE IN DATE: Lesson 3 TEST, Monday, 10/29

    CHANGE IN DATE: Lesson 3 Packet due Monday, 10/29

    November Current Event due Friday, 11/2

    Comments (-1)

  • Week of October 15th

    In Class:

    Monday, 10/15- Investigation 3.3: Exploring Animal Cells

    Tuesday, 10/16- Investigation 3.5: Exploring Plant and Animal Cells

    Wednesday, 10/17- Investigation 3.5: Exploring Plant and Animal Cells - Continued

    Thursday, 10/18- Investigation 3.5: Comparing Cells

    Friday, 10/19- Comparing Cell Organelles, Do Now #3 DUE 

    Homework:

    Lesson 3 Test Friday, 10/26

    Lesson 3 Packet due Friday, 10/26

    November Current Event due 11/2

    Comments (-1)

  • Week of October 8th

    In Class:

    Monday, 10/8: No School

    Tuesday, 10/9: Organelle Flashcards

    Wednesday, 10/10: Lesson 3 Vocabulary

    Thursday, 10/11: Building Your Knowledge: Plant and Animal Cells: the Same but Different 

    Friday, 10/12: Invesitgation 3.2: Explore Plant Cells

    Homework:

    Study Organelle Flashcards (complete Tuesday night if not finished in class)

    Lesson 2 Quiz Corrections (write the question and the answer on loose leaf, turn in with your quiz)

    November Current Event due 11/2

    Comments (-1)

  • Week of October 1st

    In Class:

    Monday, 10/1- Extending Your Knowledge: The Question Around Stem Cells and Tree of Life

    Tuesday, 10/2- Lesson 2 Review

    Wednesday, 10/3- Lesson 2 Quiz/ Packet DUE

    Thursday, 10/4- Organelle Vocbulary

    Friday, 10/5- Organelle Vocabulary

    Homework:

    Lesson 2 Quiz on Wedneday, 10/3

    Lesson 2 Packet due Wednesday, 10/3

    October Current Event due Friday, 10/5

    November Current Event due Friday, 11/2

    Comments (-1)

  • Week of September 24th

    In Class:

    Monday, 9/24

    • Read 2.3 Building Your Knowledge: Cell Specialization textbook page 26-29
    • Complete worksheet
    • View Amoeba Sisters: Cell Specialization on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wNe6RuK0FfA

     

    Tuesday, 9/25

    • Investigation 2.3: Investigation Cell Specialization page 12-13 in packet
    • Microscope LAB

     

    Wednesday, 9/26

    • Read 2.4 Building Your Knowledge: Embroyonic Development textbook page 32-34
    • Complete packet page 14-15

     

    Thursday, 9/27

    • LAB – Student Sheet 2.4 packet page 16-17

     

    Friday, 9/28

    • Extending Your Knowledge: The Questions Around Stem Cells textbook pages 36-37

    Homework:

    Lesson 2 Quiz Tuesday, 10/2

    Lesson 2 Packet due Tuesday, 10/2

    October Current Event due 10/5

    Comments (-1)

  • Week of September 17th

    In Class:

    Monday, 9/17- Lesson 2 Cells- Focus Question and Getting Started, Building Your Knowledge: The Scoop on Cells

    Tuesday, 9/18- Lesson 2 Vocabulary

    Wednesday, 9/19- Investigation 1.4: Plant vs. Animal Cells

    Thursday, 9/20- Investigation 2.1: Exploring Microorganism Models: Euglena

    Friday, 9/21- Investigation 2.1: Exploring Microorganism Models: Paramecium

    Homework:

    October Current Event due Friday, 10/5

    Complete Lesson 2 Vocabulary 

    Comments (-1)

  • Week of September 10th

     

    In Class:

     

    Monday, 9/10- Investigation 1.2- using the compound microscopes

     

    Tuesday, 9/11- Investigation 1.3: Observing Different Organisms

     

    Wednesday, 9/12- Extending Your Knowledge: How to Train Your Eyes and Reflecting on Lesson 1

     

    Thursday, 9/13- Lesson 1 Review

     

    Friday, 9/14- Lesson 1 Quiz

     

    Homework: (see attachments)

    - September Current Event due Friday, 9/14

    - Lesson 1 Quiz Friday, 9/14

    - Lesson 1 Packet due Friday, 9/14

    - October Current Event due Friday, 10/5

    Comments (-1)

  • Week of September 3rd

    In Class:

    Monday, 8/5- Labor Day/ No School

    Tuesday, 8/4- Time Capsule

    Wednesday, 8/5- Parts of a Microscope

    Thursday, 8/6- Investigation 1.2: Exploring with a Microscope Part 1

    Friday, 8/7- Investigation 1.2: Exploring with a Microscope Part 2

    Homework:

    - Science Binder (1 inch to be kept in the classroom) and colored pencils DUE NOW

    - Safety Contract signed due Friday, 9/7

    - September Current Event due Friday, 9/14

    Comments (-1)

  • Week of June 4th

    In Class:

    Monday, 6/4- Get Exam Back, Predator / Prey Relationships,  ALL MAKE UP WORK DUE!

    Tuesday, 6/5- Clean our Lockers- Do not throw anything away- Take home or Donate any unused items to our classroom

    Wednesday, 6/6- Kahoot! (shortened classes due to Team DH Day)

    Thursday, 6/7- Food Chains/ Food Webs

    Friday, 6/8- Open your letter to yourself from September

    Reminders:

    - Locker clean out Tuesday!!!

    - Team DH Day Wednesday! Ask your homebase teacher what color to wear! Homebase 304- wear GRAY

    - Last day for Students on FRIDAY!!!

    Comments (-1)

  • Week of May 29th

    In Class:

    Tuesday, 5/29- Part 2 of the Study Guide: Genes and Molecular Machines #42-70

    Wednesday, 5/30- Part 3 of the Study Guide: Ecosystems and Their Interactions #71-100

    Thursday, 5/31- Part 1 of the Exam (#1-50)

    Friday, 6/1- Part 2 of the Exam (#51-100)

    Homework:

    Review Packet due 5/31

    Final Exam 5/31 and 6/1

    Do Now #17 due 5/30

    June Current Event 6/1

    Comments (-1)

  • Week of May 21st

    In Class:

    Monday, 5/21- Lesson 5: Energy Flow notes (food chains and webs)

    Tuesday, 5/22- Practice reading and creating food webs

    Wednesday, 5/23- Lesson 6: Types of Interactions

    Thursday, 5/24- Lesson 4-6 Vocabulary Review

    Friday, 5/25- Science Final Review #1-33

    Homework:

    Lesson 4-6 packet due Friday, 5/25

    June Current Event due 6/1

    Review Packet due 5/31

    Do Now #17 due 5/30

    Final Exam 5/31 and 6/1

    Comments (-1)

  • Week of May 14th

    In Class:

    Monday, 5/14- Water Cycle

    Tuesday, 5/15- Boeing Stream and Water Quality Lesson- Part 1- in class- 2 Guest Speakers and LESSON 3 packet due

    Wednesday, 5/16- Oxygen Cycle

    Thursday, 5/17- FIELD TRIP to BOND PARK for Part 2 of the Stream/ Water Quality Lesson

    Friday, 5/18- Nitrogen Cycle

    Homework:

    Lesson 3 Packet due Tuesday, 5/15

    Science EXAM- new date- 5/31 and 6/1

    June Current Event due 6/1

    Comments (-1)

  • Week of May 7th

    In Class:

    Monday, 5/7- Lesson 3: Resources Focus, Getting Started, Building Your Knowledge: What do plants and animals need?

    Tuesday, 5/8- SpongeBog Scientific Method (page 8-10)

    Wednesday, 5/9- Investigation 3.2 (packet pages 15-18)

    Thursday, 5/10-  Building Your Knowledge: How many organisms can an ecosystem support?

    Friday, 5/11- Extending Your Knowledge

    Homework:

    May Current Event due 5/11

    Lesson 3 Packet due 5/21

    June Current Event due 6/1

    Science Final Exam 6/1 (part 1) and 6/4 (part 2)

     

    Comments (-1)

  • Week of April 30th

    In Class: 

    Monday, 4/30- Most Extreme Animal Living Conditions

    Tuesday, 5/1- Lesson 2 Packet due, Lesson 2 Kahoot!

    Wednesday, 5/2- CAMP SPEERS  and Photosynthesis for those staying back

    Thursday, 5/3-  CAMP SPEERS and Respiration for those staying back

    Friday, 5/4- CAMP SPEERS and Cell Division for those staying back 

    Homework:

    May Current Event due 5/11

    June Current Event due 6/1

    Science Final Exam 6/1

    Comments (-1)

  • Week of April 23rd

    In Class:

    Monday, 4/23- Lesson 2: Ecosystem Organization- Focus. Getting Started and Building Your Knowledge: That's Life

    Tuesday, 4/24- Building Your Knowledge Readings

    Wednesday, 4/25- Reflect and Extend

    Thursday, 4/26- Lesson 2 Review

    Friday, 4/27- Lesson 2 Quiz and Interaction Activity

    Homework:

    Lesson 2 Quiz Friday, 4/27

    Lesson 2 Packet due Friday, 4/27

    May Current Event due 5/11

    June Current Event due 6/1

    Science Final Exam 6/1

    Comments (-1)

  • Week of April 16th
     
    In Class:
     
    Monday, 4/16- Pond Water Webquest - due today for assessment grade
    Tuesday, 4/17- Jeff Corwin Interactions in Swamps
    Wednesday, 4/18- Investigation 1.6
    Thursday, 4/19- Lesson 1 Review
    Friday, 4/20- Lesson 1 Test and Lesson 1 Packet due (for assessment grade)
     
    Homework:
    Lesson 1 Test Friday, 4/20
    Lesson 1 Packet due 4/20
    Lesson 2 Test 4/30
    May Current Event due 5/ 11
    June Current Event due 6/1
    Science Final Exam 6/1
    Comments (-1)

  • Week of April 9th
     
    In Class:
    Monday, 4/9- Investigation 1.3-  examining mirco organisms
    Tuesday, 4/10- Investigation 1.4- examining macro organisms (Chara and Daphnia)
    Wednesday, 4/11- Investigation 1.4- examining macro organisms (Dwarf Frogs and Black Worms)
    Thursday, 4/12- Investigation 1.5- testing water of our class pond
    Friday, 4/13- Investigation 1.6- concept map- connecting organisms to the ecosystem
     
    Homework:
    Lesson 1 Test- Friday, 4/20
    Lesson 1 packet due- Friday, 4/20
    May Current Event due 5/11
    June Current Event due 6/1
    Comments (-1)

  • Week of April 2nd
     
    In Class:
     
    Monday, 4/2- No School
    Tuesday, 4/3- Lesson 1: Pre Assessment: packet pages 1-4, text pages 2-3
    Wednesday, 4/4- Investigation 1.2: Constructing Your Pond
    Thursday, 4/5- Investigation 1.3: Examining Organisms
    Friday, 4/6- Investigation 1.4: Examining the Creatures in Your Pond
     
    Homework:
    - ALL makeup work for the 3rd marking period is due Wednesday, 4/4
    - April Current Event due Friday, 4/6 (Will be on the 4th marking period)
    Comments (-1)

  • Week of March 19th

    In Class:

    Monday, 3/19- Investigation 5.4 Punnett Squares

    Tuesday, 3/20- Lesson 5 Reflecting and Extending

    Wednesday, 3/21- Lesson 5 Review

    Thursday, 3/22- Lesson 5 Test and Packet due

    Friday, 3/23- Bill Nye Populations, Do Now #13 due

    Homework:

    Lesson 5 Test on Thursday, 3/22

    Lesson 5 Packet due Thursday, 3/22

    April Current Event due 4/6

    Comments (-1)

  • Only a few more weeks to bring up YOUR GRADE for the 3rd Marking period!... And a few more weeks of cold season... Bring in a box of TISSUES for 5 points!

    Comments (-1)

  • Week of March 12th

     

    In Class:

     

    Monday, 3/12- Investigation 5.2 – Part 1- Create a Creature, go over lab expectations, make class creature

     

    Tuesday, 3/13- Investigation 5.2- Part 2- Create a Creature

     

    Wednesday, 3/14- Investigation 5.2- Part 3- Creature a Creature

     

    Thursday, 3/15- Investigation 5.3- Creature Babies

     

    Friday, 3/16- Punnett Square Practice

     

    Homework:

    Lesson 5 Test- Thursday, 3/22

    Lesson 5 Packet due Thursday, 3/22

    April Current Event due 4/6

     

    **End of the 3rd Marking period is April 4th

    Comments (-1)

  • Week of March 5th

    In Class: (tentative plans)

     

    Monday, 3/5- Lesson 5: Genetics: Focus Question, Introduction, Getting Started – textbooks pages 68-69, Lesson 5 Vocabulary page 2-4

     

    Tuesday, 3/6- Investigation 5.1- Part 1: Read Building Your Knowledge- page 72-72, Discussion questions page 6 #4, Lesson 5 Vocabulary pages 2-4

     

    Wednesday, 3/7- Investigation 5.1- Part 2- Variation within a Species- Looking at Lady Beetles- packet pages 5-6

     

    Thursday, 3/8- Investigation 5.2- Part 1: Create a Class Creature

     

    Friday, 3/9- Investigation 5.2- Part 2: Create a Creature (with your lab group)

     

    Homework:

    Lesson 5 Quiz- 3/22

    Lesson 5 Packet due- 3/22

    April Current Event due 4/6

    Comments (-1)

  • Week of February 19th

    In Class:

    Monday, 2/19- No School/ President's Day

    Tuesday, 2/20- Plant Mitosis Microviewer Lab

    Wednesday, 2/21- Stages of Mitosis Activity

    Thursday, 2/22- Investigation 4.3- Part 1

    Friday, 2/23- Investigation 4.3- Part 2

    Homework:

    March Current Event due 3/2

    Comments (-1)

  • Week of February 26th

     

    In Class:

     

    Monday, 2/26- Investigation 4.4

    Tuesday, 2/27- Investigation 4.5

    Wednesday, 2/28- Reflecting Lesson 4 and Extending Your Knowledge: Mitosis

    Thursday, 3/1- Lesson 4 Review

    Friday, 3/2- Lesson 4 Test, Lesson 4 packet due, March Current Event due

     

    Homework:

    Study for Lesson 4 Test

    Complete any Lesson 4 packet- due Friday

    March Current Event due Friday

     

     
    Comments (-1)

  • Week of February 12th

    In Class:

    Monday, 2/12- Bil Nye Greatest Discoveries: Genetics

    Tuesday, 2/13- Investigation 4.1: Onioin Root Tip Mitosis- packet pages 5-7

    Wednesday, 2/14-  Investigation 4.2: Part 1: Buidling Your Knowledge- page 55-58, packet page 8-9

    Thursday, 2/15- Investigation 4.2 - Part 2- Building a Model of a Cell

    Friday, 2/16- No School

     

    Homework:

    March Current Event Due Friday, 3/2

    Comments (-1)

  • Week of February 5th

    In Class:

    Monday, 2/5- Lesson 3 Test and Lesson 3 Packet due for a grade

    Tuesday, 2/6- Lesson 4: Focus Question, Introduction and Getting Started

    Wednesday, 2/7- Investigation 4.1- Onion Root Tip Mitosis

    Thursday, 2/8- Investigation 4.2- Part 1- Building Your Knowledge: Mitosis

    Friday, 2/9- Investigation 4.2- Part 2- Model of Cell Division: Mitosis

    Homework:

    March Current Event due Friday, 3/2

    Comments (-1)

  • Week of January 29th

    In Class:

    Monday, 1/29-Investigation 3.5: Examination of Zebrina Cutting

    Tuesday, 1/30- Reflecting and Extending Your Knowledge on Lesson 3

    Wednesday, 1/31- Investigation 3.1: Poliination of Wisconsin Fast Plants

    Thursday, 2/1- Investigation 3.4: Regeneration of Blackworms

    Friday, 2/2- Current Event Due and Lesson 3 Review

    Homework: 

    February Current Event due Friday, 2/2

    Lesson 3 Quiz- Monday, 2/5

    Lesson 3 Packet due Monday, 2/5

    Comments (-1)

  • Week of January 22nd

    In class:

    Monday, 1/22- Investigation 1.3: Rooting Zebrina Plants

    Tuesday, 1/23- Lesson 3 Introduction and Getting Started

    Wednesday, 1/24- Investigation 3.2 Part 1: Paramecium Reproduction Microscope Lab

    Thursday, 1/25- Investigation 3.2 Part 2: Reading: Building Your Knowledge: Methods of Reproduction

    Friday, 1/26- Investigation 3.3- Hydra Reproduction

    Homework:

    February Current Event due Friday, 2/2

    Lesson 3 Quiz- Monday, 2/5

    Lesson 3 Packet due - Monday, 2/5

     

     

    Comments (-1)

  • Week of January 15th

     

    In Class:

     

    Monday, 1/15- MLK – No School

    Tuesday, 1/16- Investigaton 1.6: Parents and Offspring

    Wednesday, 1/17- Lesson 1 Reflection

    Thursday, 1/18- Lesson 1 Review

    Friday, 1/19- Lesson 1 Quiz and Intro to Lesson 3: Organism Reproduction, Lesson 1 Packet due for a grade

     

    Homework for the Week:

    STUDY for Lesson 1 Quiz- Friday, 1/19

    Lesson 1 Packet due Friday, 1/19

    February Current Event due 2/2

    Comments (-1)

  • Week of January 8th

     

    In Class:

     

    Monday, 1/8- Readings on Variations in Species

     

    Tuesday, 1/9- Investigation 1.5- Part 1

     

    Wednesday, 1/10- Investigation 1.5- Part 2: Microscopes

     

    Thursday, 1/11- Investigation 1.4: Zebrafish Variations

     

    Friday, 1/12- Investigation 1.6: Parents and Offspring

     

    Homework for the Week:

    JANUARY CURRENT EVENT- was due Friday, 1/5- I will take it until Tuesday, 1/9 because of the weather

    Lesson 1: Pre-Assessment Quiz – Thursday, 1/18

    February Current Event due 2/2

    Comments (-1)

  • Week of January 1st

     

    In Class:

     

    Monday, 1/1- Happy New Year!

     

    Tuesday, 1/2- Lesson 1: Pre Assessment: Focus Question, Intro, Getting Started

     

    Wednesday, 1/3- Investigation 1.2: Planting Wisconsin Fast Plant Seeds – Part 1

     

    Thursday, 1/4- Investigation 1.5: Examination of Slides- Part 1

     

    Friday, 1/5- Investigation 1.5: Examination of Slides- Part 2, Current event due

     

     

    Homework:

     

    ALL WEEK:

     

    January Current Event due Friday, 1/5

     

    Tuesday, 1/2- Complete Lesson 1 Vocabulary (definitions and pictures) page 2 and 3 in packet

    Comments (-1)

  • Week of December 11th

    In Class:

    Monday, 12/11- Investigation 6.5: Exploring the Patterns in Bones- Part 1

    Tuesday, 12/12- Investigation 6.4:Exploring Body Systems in Model Organisms (Frog Dissection)

    Wednesday,12/13- Investigation 6.4:Exploring Body Systems in Model Organisms (Frog Dissection)

    Thursday, 12/14- Investigation 6.5: Exploring the Patterns in Bones- Part 2

    Friday, 12/15- Investigation 6.6: Analyzing Evolutionary Relationships- Part 1

    Homework:

    - Edible Cell & paragraph due 12/20 or 12/21 (Ask your teacher for specific date that was ASSIGNED)

    - Lesson 6: Levels of Organization TAKE HOME QUIZ due Wednesday 12/20

    - January Current Event due Friday, January 5, 2018

    Comments (-1)

  • Week of December 4th

    In Class:

    Monday, 12/4- Investigation 6.2 - Building Your Knowledge: Multicellular Organization pages 116-118

    Tuesday, 12/5- Investigaton 6.2- Student Sheet 

    Wedensday, 12/6- Lessn 6 Vocabulary

    Thursday, 12/7- Explain and Plan for Edible Cell Project

    Friday, 12/8- Virtual Frog Dissection

    Homework:

    Monday, 12/4- None

    Tuesday, 12/5- Complete Investigation Questions 6.2, Notice of Dissecting Activitites

    Wednesday, 12/6- Complete ALL vocabulary- definitions and memory clues

    Thursday, 12/7- Begin planning for Edible Cell Project (Due 12/20 and 12/21)

    Friday, 12/8- Reminders: Frog Dissection will be Monday and Tuesday (12/11-12/12) and Edible Cell will be due (12/20-12/21), Lesson 6 Take- Home Quiz will be due 12/21

    Comments (-1)

  • - In Lesson 6: Levels of Organization we will be Dissecting Frogs! Please be looking for a parent form to sign if you DO NOT wish for your child to participate.

     

    - Also be looking for The Edible Cell Project paper to be coming home. All projects will be due in class the week of December 20th and December 21st.

    Comments (-1)

  • Week of November 20th

    Announcements:

    Conferences Monday, 11/20  (1:00pm-7:30pm)12:15pm dismissal for DHMS

    Conferences Tuesday, 11/21 (1:00- 3:30) 12:15pm dismissal for DHMS

    Wednesday, 11/22- 11:50 am dismissal DHMS

    In Class: 

    Monday, 11/20- Building Your Knowledge: Cellular Repiration Connections page 101-103 in textbook, packet pages 5-6

    Tuesday, 11/21- Lesson 5 Vocabulary pages 9-10 in packet

    Wednesday, 11/22- Thanksgiving Feastivals/ Turkey Trot

    Homework:

    Lesson 5: Cellular Respiration Test on Wednesday, 11/29- packet due and Dec current event due 12/1

    Comments (-1)

  • Week of November 13th

    In Class:

     

    Monday, 11/13- Parts 3-4 of Reflecting: Extending Your Knowledge: Photosynthesis Animals: You are What You Eat page 88-89/ packet 14-15

     

    Tuesday, 11/14- Conclusion of Investigation 4.1, Lesson 4 Quiz, Lesson 4 Packet due for grade, Amoeba Sisters: Cellular Respiration

     

    Wednesday, 11/15- Lesson 5: Cell Respiration – Focus Question and Getting Started page 92-93/ packet 1-2

     

    Thursday, 11/16- Investigation 5.2: Part 1: Designing an investigation to determine if autotrophs perform cellular respiration page 98-100/ packet 6-7

     

    Friday, 11/17- Investigation 5.2: Part 2: Building Your Knowledge: Cellular Respiration Connections page 101-103/ packet 5-6

     

    Homework:

     

    Monday, 11/13- STUDY!!! Lesson 4: Photosynthesis Quiz tomorrow, packet due tomorrow, current even due 12/1

     

    Tuesday, 11/14- TEST DAY! No homework

     

    Wednesday, 11/15- Complete Getting Started Questions page 2 in packet

     

    Thursday, 11/16- Complete Investigation 5.2 Questions – page 5- 8 in packet

     

    Friday, 11/17- Have a great weekend!!!

    Comments (-1)

  • Week of November 6th

     

    In Class:

     

    Monday, 11/6- Investigation 4.2- Building Your Knowledge: A Closer Look at Leaves page 81-83, Discussion Questions

     

    Tuesday, 11/7- Election Day! No School for Students

     

    Wednesday, 11/8- Investigation 4.2 Exploring Structures Involved with Photosynthesis- Day 1 of the lab

     

    Thursday, 11/9- Investigation 4.2 Exploring Structures Involved with Photosynthesis- Day 2 of the lab

     

    Friday, 11/10- Lesson 4: Photosynthesis- Reflecting on What You’ve Done, Do Now #5 Due

     

    Homework:

     

    Monday, 11/6- Begin Studying for Lesson 4: Photosynthesis Test on Tuesday, 11/14, Current Event due 12/1

     

    Tuesday, 11/7- Work on your December Current Event! Due 12/1

     

    Wednesday, 11/8- Study for Lesson 4: Photosynthesis Test on Tuesday, 11/14

     

    Thursday, 11/9- Complete conclusion and questions from Investigation 4.2, Study for Lesson 4: Photosynthesis Test on Tuesday, 11/14, Current Event due 12/1

     

    Friday, 11/10- Study for Lesson 4: Photosynthesis Test on Tuesday, 11/14, Current Event due 12/1

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  • Week of October 30th

    In Class:

    Monday, 10/30- GRADE Lesson 3 Binders!, Begin Lesson 4: Photosynthesis. Focus Question, Read intoduction and objectives for the lesson page 66

    Tuesday, 10/31- Lesson 4: Getting Started and Building Your Knowledge " Energy and Matter in Science" pages 67-71

    Wednesday, 11/1- Lesson 4: Photosynthesis Vocabulary! / ALL LATE MAKE UP WORK and CURRENT EVENT DUE!

    Thursday, 11/2-  Investigation 4.1: Part 2- How Do Matter and Energy Flow During Photosynthesis?, Read Building Your Knowledge: Photosynthesis (75-77)

    Friday, 11/3-  Investigation 4.1: Part 3- How Do Matter and Energy Flow During Photosynthesis?

    Homework:

    Monday, 10/30- Current Event due Wednesday- will not take it late! , All make up work due to Mrs. O'Connor by Wednesday for late credit.

    Tuesday, 10/31- Current Event due tomorrow, Complete Building Your Knowledge sheet, Turn in any late make up work

    Wednesday, 11/1- Complete Lesson 4 Vocabulary ALL MAKE UP DUE!

    Thursday, 11/2- December Current Event due Friday, 12/1

    Friday, 11/3- Complete Invesigation 1.4 in packet,December Current Event due Friday, 12/1 

    ** Please make sure your child is writing down their homework each night- it is subject to change.

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  • Red Ribbon Spirit Week!!

    Monday- Wear DHMS gear

    Tuesday- Wear Philly Sports Team gear

    Wednesday- Wear RED

    Thursday- Wear your shirt on backwards- turn your back to drugs

    Friday- Crazy Sock Day

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  • Week Of October 23rd

    In Class:

    Monday, 10/23- Investigation 3.6 Cell Comic

    Tuesday, 10/24- Investigation 3.6 Cell Comic (continued)

    Wednesday, 10/25- Reflecting on What You've Done and Extending Your Knowledge. The Ins and Outs of the Cell Membrane and Mitochondria: A Prehistoric Parasite?

    Thursday, 10/26- Lesson 3: Cell Organelle Review

    Friday, 10/27- Lesson 3 Quiz and Binder Check

    Homework:

    Monday, 10/23- STUDY & Get your Binder Organized! Lesson 3: Cell Organelle Quiz and Binder Check on Friday

    Tuesday, 10/23- Complete Investigation 3.6- Cell Comic. STUDY & Get your Binder Organized! Lesson 3: Cell Organelle Quiz and Binder Check on Friday

    Wednesday, 10/24- Complete the readings and answering the Extending Your Knowledge Questions.STUDY & Get your Binder Organized! Lesson 3: Cell Organelle Quiz and Binder Check on Friday

    Thursday, 10/26- STUDY & Get your Binder Organized! Lesson 3: Cell Organelle Quiz and Binder Check TOMORROW

    Friday, 10/27- Have a great weekend! Be ready to start Lesson 4: Photosynthesis next week!

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  • Week of October 16th

    In Class:

    Monday, 10/16- Investigation 3.2 continued. Read- Building Your Knowledge: Plant and Animal Cells: The Same, but Different page 49-51

    Tuesday, 10/17- Investigation 3.3- Exploring Animals Cells

    Wednesday, 10/18- Investigation 3.4 Exploring Plant and Animal Cells

    Thursday, 10/19- Investigation 3.4 continued and Lesson 3 Vocabulary 

    Friday, 10/20- Investigation 3.5 Comparing Cells

    Homework:

    Lesson 3: Cell Organelles- Quiz and Binder Check Friday, 10/27

    November Science Current Event is due 11/1

     

     

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  • Week of October 9th

    In class:

    Monday, 10/9- No Scool- Columbus Day

    Tuesday, 10/10- Lesson 3: Cell Organelles- Focus Question, Intoduction and Getting Started

    Wedendsay, 10/11- Investigation 3.1: Designing a Cell

    Thursday, 10/12- Lesson 3: Cell Organelles- Vocabulary

    Friday, 10/13- Investigation 3.2 - part 1: Exploring Plant Cells

    Homework:

    Monday, 10/9- No School

    Tuesday, 10/10- Complete Lesson 3 Getting Started Questions, November Science Current Event due 11/1

    Wednesday, 10/11- November Science Current Event due 11/1

    Thursday, 10/12- Complete Lesson 3 Vocabulary sheet, November Science Current Event due 11/1

    Friday, 10/13- November Science Current Event due 11/1

     

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  • Week of October 2nd

    In Class:

    Monday, 10/2- Investigation 2.4 part 2

    Tuesday, 10/3- Reflection and Teacher Demo

    Wednesday, 10/4- Extending Your Knowledge- The Question Around Cells and Tree of Life

    Thursday, 10/5- Extending Your Knowledge continued and Review for Quiz

    Friday, 10/6- Lesson 2 Quiz on Cells and Lessoon 2 Binder Check

    Homework:

    Monday, 10/2- Current Event due tomorrow, Lesson 2 Quiz and Binder check on Friday

    Tuesday, 10/3- Study & Organize your binder!!! Lesson 2 Quiz and Binder check on Friday

    Wednesday, 10/4- Complete Extending Your Knowledge Questions, Study & Organize your binder!!! Lesson 2 Quiz and Binder check on Friday

    Thursday, 10/5- Study & Organize your binder!!! Lesson 2 Quiz and Binder check TOMORROW!

    Friday, 10/6- Have a great 3 day weekend! Be ready to start fresh on Tuesday with Lesson 3: Cell Organelles

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  • Week of September 25th!

    Monday, 9/25- Investigation 2.2: Exploring Microorganism Models: Paramecium

    Tuesday, 9/26- Part 1- Investigation 2.3: Investigating Cell Specialization - Building Your Knowledge

    Wednesday, 9/27- Part 2- Investigation 2.3: Investigating Cell Specialization - LAB DAY

    Thursday, 9/28- Lesson 2 Vocabulary

    Friday,9/29- Part 1- Investigation 2.4: Analyzing and Interpreting Structures in Embryos- Building Your Knowledge

    Homework for the week:

    Science Current Event Due 10/3

    Lesson 2: Cells Quiz 10/6

    Lesson 2 Binder Check 10/6

     

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  • Week of September 18th

    Monday: Binder Check , Reflection, Review

    Tuesday: Extending your Knowledge

    Wednesday: Microscope Quiz, Focus Questions: Lesson 2

    Thursday: Intro to Lesson 2, Getting Started, and Building your Knowledge

    Friday: Investigation 2.1

     

    Homework:

    Monday, 9/18- Study for Microscope Quiz on Wednesday, Science Current Event due 10/3

    Tuesday, 9/19-  Study for Microscope Quiz tomorrow, Science Current Event due 10/3

    Wednesday, 9/20- Science Current Event due 10/3

    Thursday, 9/21- Science Current Event due 10/3

    Friday, 9/22- Science Current Event due 10/3

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  • ATTENTION!!! 

    Please have your child try to log into the online version of our textbook. They were given the user names and passwords in class today!

    http://carolinascienceonline.com

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  • Homework for the Week of September 11th!

    Monday, 9/11- Bring Colored Pencils to class, Microscope quiz next week, Science Current Event due 10/3

    Tuesday, 9/12- Bring Colored Pencils to class, Microscope quiz next week, Science Current Event due 10/3

    Wednesday, 9/13- Bring Colored Pencils to class, Microscope quiz next WEDNESDAY, Science Current Event due 10/3

    Thursday, 9/14- Bring Colored Pencils to class, Microscope quiz next WEDNESDAY, Science Current Event due 10/3

    Friday, 9/15- Microscope quiz next WEDNESDAY, Science Current Event due 10/3

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