Welcome to the 2017 - 2018 School Year!!!
Guidelines were handed out on 9/22. A copy of the file will be sent out via Remind to parents (click below to sign up).
- Choice selection portion is due Tuesday, 9/26.
- Projects are due 10/10.
- If they choose to take the test ... Student created Study guide is due when they test on 10/11.
If you would like to sign up for Remind notifications for my class, please click on the link below.
What's Happening this week?
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