What's Happening this week?
Week 18: December 11 - 15 ... (Warm up Title 2-8)
Monday: Researching the Black Footed Ferret (No warm up - Copy agenda into planner)
Tuesday: Review - Write to Learn - Black Footed Ferret (Warm up -"The most interesting think I found out about the black footed ferret is that..." )
Wednesday: Dichotmous Keys - Intro and Notes (Warm up - "Researching information is a way to learn from other scientists. This is important because...")
Thursday: Dichotmous keys - Independent practice - Hand out study guides (Warm up - "My favorite thing about the diversity unit has been _______, because...."
Friday: Work on Study Guides (Warm up - As a table come up with as many words using the letters from_____________as you can in 5 minutes)
Week 17: December 4 - 8 ... (Warm up Title 2-7)
Monday: Adaptations... Blubber lab day 2 (graphs, reflective questions) - Homework if not completed (No warm up - Copy agenda into planner)
Tuesday: Review - Adaptations Review - Cut and paste homework if not completed (Warm up -Use page 297... "I think the medium ground finch's beak changed because...")
Wednesday: STEMscopes (Warm up - "Based on what happened to the medium ground finch's beak after a drought - I think the beak will _____ after several years of abundant rain because....")
Thursday: Bird Beak Laby - day 1 (Warm up -"The types of variation you might see in a population of flowering plants might include...")
Friday: Bird Beak Laby - day 2 - will be homework if not completed. (Warm up - As a table come up with as many words using the letters from_____________as you can in 5 minutes)
Week 16: November 27 - December 1... (Warm up Title 2-6)
Monday: Adaptations... Stations (writing, on-line form, Read lesson 1) (No warm up - Copy agenda into planner)
Tuesday: Review - Natural Selection Notes (Warm up - "One example of an adaptation that helps an organism get food is ___. This adaptation helps because...")
Wednesday: Lesson 2 Review (Warm up -"A Variation in ______. I believe variations occure in order to ....")
Thursday: STEMscopes: Concept builder & Adaptation activities (Warm up -Variation is important to species survival because....)
Friday: Adaptations Lab- Blubber (Warm up - As a table come up with as many words using the letters from_____________as you can in 5 minutes)
Week 15: November 20 - 24... No School This Week... Thanksgiving Break
Week 14: November 13 - 17... (Warm up Title 2-5)
Monday: Unit Page - Set up Journal for Biodiversity Unit (No warm up - Copy agenda into planner)
Tuesday: Review - Go over Heredity Unit Test (Warm up - "My favorite thing I learned from the Heredity unit was...")
Wednesday: Biodiversity & Sustainability reading, TED ED and Lesson Review (Warm up -"If Bio means _____, and Diversity means ____; I thing Biodiversity means....")
Thursday: Reflection over Heredity (Warm up -On thing I remember from the TED ED video is....)
Friday: Adapations - How can they help survival (Warm up - As a table come up with as many words using the letters from_____________as you can in 5 minutes)
Week 13: November 6 - 10 ... (Warm up Title 2-4)
Monday: Vocabulary practice... Practice using Punnett Squares (No warm up - Copy agenda into planner)
Tuesday: Study guide for Thursday's test handed out... Due 11/8 (Warm up - "One way I plan to study for the heredity unit test is ...")
Wednesday: Review day... go over study guide & Game activity (Warm up -Cloning is...)
Thursday: Genetics Unit Test (Warm up -No warm up due to testing)
Friday: In class student survey (Warm up - As a table come up with as many words using the letters from_____________as you can in 5 minutes)
Week 12: October 30 - November 3 ... (Warm up Title 2-3)
Monday: Complete Alien / Word wall art ** Sub in the Afternoon** (No warm up - Copy agenda into planner)
Tuesday: Complete Alien / Word wall art (Warm up - ______ is known as the "Father of Genetics"....)
Wednesday: Inherited traits stations day 1 (Warm up - ____ refers to the physical appearance of a trait....)
Thursday: Inherited traits stations day 2 (Warm up - ___ refers to a gene that is NOT expressed when two different alleles for a trait are present in a gene pair...)
Friday: Complete stations and go over stations. (Warm up - As a table come up with as many words using the letters from_____________as you can in 5 minutes)
Week 11: October 23 - 27 ... (Warm up Title 2-2)
Monday: Review Genetic Information Learned so far (No warm up - Copy agenda into planner)
Tuesday: Punnett Square Practice (Warm up - The most interesting part of the heredity unit has been....)
Wednesday: Punnett Square Practice Continued (Warm up - The difference between Genotype and Phenotype is....)
Thursday: Creature Creation - Genotype / Phenotype (Warm up - The purpose of a Punnett Square is to...)
Friday: Creature Creation - Sketch using info from genotypes and phenotypes (Warm up - As a table come up with as many words using the letters from PUNNETT SQUARE as you can in 5 minutes)
Week 10: October 16 - 20 ... First week of the 2nd Nine Weeks ... (Warm up Title 2-1)
Monday: Genetics Unit Page... Review Levels of Organization (Heredity version) Warm Up: Copy Weekly Agenda
Tuesday: Asexula & Sexual Reproduction (Cut & Paste, and Notes using book) Warm UP: "One similarity between asexual and sexual reproductions is..."
Wednesday & Thursday: Genetics Vocabulary - Students will define words in their own manner and give real world examples. Warm up (Wednesday): "Traits are determined by..."; Warm Up (Thursday): "The difference between incomplete dominance and codominance is..."
Friday: Genetic Notes continued Warm UP: As a table, make as many words as you can from: GENOTYPE/ PHENOTYPE
Week 9: October 9 - 13 ... Last week of the 1st Nine weeks... (Warm up: No Warm ups this week)
Monday: No School
Tuesday: Cell Projects due (for those that chose the project options)
Wednesday: Paper test for those who did not do a cell project.
Thursday: Catch-up or Pickles day - Those with missing work will catch up for partial credit - those with no missing work will get to pick something fun to do.
Friday: Heridity Intro day - Students pair up log into class link and go to stemscopes... complete activites with a partner.
Week 8: October 2-6 (Warm up title for this week: 1-6 Oct. 2-6)
Monday: Microbiology Lab (viewing microscopic samples using a light microscope and recording data). Warm up: Copy Weekly Agenda into planner
Tuesday: Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration. Warm up: Microbiology is....
Wednesday: Review information on Photosynthesis & Cellular Respiration - Unit 5 in textbook. Warm up : Photosynthesis is....
Thursday: Homeostasis notes and discussions. Warm up: Cellular Respiration is ...
Friday: NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS
Week 7: September 24- 29 (Warm up title for this week 1-5 Sep. 24-29)
Monday: Complete Cell foldable & flip book, begin Cell analigies Warm up: Copy Weekly Agenda high points into planner
Tuesday: Finish Cell Analagies and work on words for word wall. Warm up: The function of the cell memebrane is to ...
Wednesday: Parts of Cells Mini Assessment. Warm up: A nucleus is found in ...
Thursday: Classification of living things, Fill in Chart. Warm up: 2 parts found in plant cells, but not animal cells are ___ and ____.
Friday: Probe (Whale &Shrew), Map a microscope diagram. Set up journal for microbiology lab.. Warm up: A ____ is the smallest functional unit of an organism. Turn in warm up 1-5.
Week 6: September 18 - 22 (Warm up title for this week 1-4 Sep. 18-22)
Monday: Living Things foldable. Warm up: Copy Weekly Agenda high points into planner
Tuesday: Finish foldable, Begin Cell Theory. Warm up: One thing I know about cells is _____.
Wednesday: Cell Organelle Vocabulary Foldable. Warm up: One thing all living things need is _____, because...
Thursday: Cell Organelle Mini Assessment - Due Friday. Warm up: One thing I've learned about cells is _____.
Friday: Identify & differentiate betweeen cell organelles (Venn Diagram). Warm up: It is helpful to study cells because_____.
Week 5: September 11 - 15 (Warm up title for this week 1-3 Sep. 12-15)
Monday: Nature of Science Study Guide. Warm up - Copy weekly agenda into planner
Tuesday: Review game / activity Warm up - Give me an example of something that is precise and accurate. And something that is precise but NOT accurate.
Wednesday: Nature of Science & Measurement Test. Warm up - No warm up today
Thursday: Begin Cells Unit - Create unit page, Is it living probe. Warm up - What makes something living???
Friday: Create a Living things foldable, Review levels of organization, notes - characteristics of living things. Warm up - Give me 2 examples of living things and 1 example of something that is non living.Week 4: September 4 - 8Monday: No School - Labor Day:Tuesday: Word wall art completion using unit vocabulary. Warm up: Copy weekly agenda into plannerWednesday: Measurement practice stations Graphing Variables and DRY MIX to help remember. Warm up: Describe how you would measure the volume of a ____ (tools, process)Thursday: Models and Limitations; Accuracy Vs. Precision (notes and brain pop clips) Warm up: I would use a ____ to measure temperature, and a _____ to measure mass.Friday: Study Guide - Complete in class using a power point. Warm up: DRY stands for______; MIX stands for _____Week 3: August 28 - September 1Monday: Safety Test (taken in google classroom); Warm up: Copy weekly agenda into plannerTuesday: Unit Page design- (Nature of Science & Measurement); Claim, Evidence, Reason Statements - go over what they are and set expectations. Warm up: Lab Safety is important because...Wednesday: C.E.R. Practice - "My Dad is an Alien"; Warm up: When you make a claim you need to ...Thursday: Vocabulary - we will go over the meaning of important vocabulary works and add them to our journals. Warm up: A good C.E.R. statement will....Friday: Word wall design - students will take different vocabulary words and design class word wall. Warm up: _______ is a difficult vocabulary word for me because, ______. Something that would help me with it is ______.Week 2: August 21 - 25Monday: Create class social Contract. Turn in Eagle Essentials poster from Friday. (Classes were assigned an Eagle Essential and they were to create a "poster" that depicted that Eagle Essential. I will send home papers on how to sign up for my Remind notifications. Please sign up if you have not already.Tuesday: Review Class and School Procedures and Rules. Create a name plate Emoji I will send home google classroom permission slips. Please fill out and return.Wednesday: Review class rules/ expectations. Set up Journals. Send home "Science Scoop" - There is a section to sign and return.Thursday: Students will get signed up for Google classroom. Science Safety, Symbols and equipment.Friday: Based on notes from yesterday on Science Safety, Symbols & Equipment - Students in groups will create and present one of the following - A skit, infomercial/ PSA, Poem, or Song/rap. (Study Guide for Monday's test available on files page)
Week 1: August 17-18
Thursday: Getting to know each other activities & Setting a foundation activities
Friday: Continue activities from Thursday