• Additional 7th Grade Website & Resources 

    Please click on the above link to visit the 7th grade website ... it has additional resources that are very helpful.

    What's Happening this week?

    May 28 - 30 ... Last week of school!!!

    Monday: No School - Memorial Day

    Tuesday: Project Presentations

    Wednesday:  Space educational video 

    Thursday: Space educational video... LAST DAY... Early Release



    May 21 - 25 ... (Warm up Title 4-8)

    Monday:  Project Work Day (Warm up -  "My favorite thing in science this year has been...")

    Tuesday:  Project Work Day (Warm up -"I think next years students would benifit from....")

    Wednesday:  Project Work Day  (Warm up - "Something I wish we had done this year is...")

    Thursday: Project Work Day  (Warm up -  "When I present my project I think Mrs. Champion / the class will most enjoy...")

    Friday: Presentations begin (Warm up - No Warm up... Project presentations)


    May 14- 18 ... (Warm up Title 4 - 7)

    Monday:  STAAR - Math

    Tuesday: STAAR - Reading

    Wednesday: Go over answers to Lesson 2 review (page 645) & Space video with questions (Warm up -"If I were to go to space, I would...")

    Thursday:  STEMScopes activities... Claim, Evidence, Reasoning; CLOZE, and others (Warm up... "Something I learned from yesterday's video was....")

    Friday  Introduce Space unit project (Warm up -Table challange words:  )



    May 7 - 11 ... (Warm up Title 4 - 6)

    Monday:  Go over Ecology Unit test & Unit page (unit page due tomorrow)  (Warm up "One thing I know about space exploration is....")

    Tuesday: What allows life on Earth?  and Goldilocks effect ( Warm up -" "I think humans will/will not travel to Mars, because...")

    Wednesday: How are astronauts affected by space travel? (Warm up -"The Goldilocks affect explains...")

    Thursday:  Vocabulary (Warm up... "Some of the ways microgravity affects an astronaut's body are....")

    Friday  What has to be done to adjust to doing tasks in space....  (Warm up -Table challange words:  MICROGRAVITY ; SPACE)


    April 30 - May 4.. (Warm up Title 4 - 5)

    Monday:  Human impacts on watersheds  (Warm up Word Challenge:  Tables have 5 minutes to come up with as many words as possible using letters from ... GROUND WATER / WATERSHED )

    Tuesday: Ecological Impacts Study Guide ( Warm up -"As I have traveled across Texas, some things I've noticed are..." {land forms...})

    Wednesday: Go over study guide, Review game/ activity (Warm up -"____ helped me understand ecological impacts best, because...")

    Thursday:  Ecological Impacts Unit Test No warm up due to testing

    Friday: CBA- Write to learn... Ecology and Ecological Impacts  No warm up due to testing


    April 23 - 27.. (Warm up Title 4 - 4)

    Monday:  Physical and Chemical Weathering   ( Warm up -"Weathering, erosion, and deposition help to shape the land by...")

    Tuesday: Texas Ecoregions lesson ( Warm up -"Physical and chemical weathering are different/similar, because...")

    Wednesday: Texas Ecoregions - Group work ... slide for presentations (Warm up -"Two things I have learned about ecoregions of Texas are...")

    Thursday:  Group presentations over Texas Ecoregions (Warm up -  "Two good things that have happened recently are...")

    Friday: Ground water, Surface water, and Water sheds  (Warm up -"If I could live in any TX ecoregion, I would choose ___________, because...")


    April 16 - 20... (Warm up Title 4 - 3)

    Monday: No School

    Tuesday:  Biome Review questions... w/ partners ( Warm up -"A common adaptation of organisms of the deep sea is _____.  This helps them in their environment by...")

    Wednesday: Ecological Impact... Unit page and begin vocabulary  (Warm up - "I think the most difficult biome to survive in would be ____, because...")

    Thursday:  Catastrophic events vocabulary... complete (Warm up -   "The catastrophic event most likely to affect me is ....")

    Friday: Review succession (primary & secondary); Weathering/ Erosion/ Deposition vocabulary  (Warm up Word Challenge:  Tables have 5 minutes to come up with as many words as possible using letters from .. . CATASTROPHIC EVENTS)


    April 9 - 13... (No Warm up this week)

    Monday: Biome book work day ... Pages 13-14 

    Tuesday:  STAAR testing day... 7th grade writing test 

    Wednesday: Project presentations day 1

    Thursday:  Project presentations day 2

    Friday: Ecology video / mini assessment



    April 2 - 6... (Warm up Title 4 - 2)

    Monday: Go over Research & Begin Ecology Biome Lock Book Project (Due 4/10; Presentations begin 4/11)  (Warm up  "A Tundra differs from a Taiga in that...")

    Tuesday:  Project work day title page & page 1 ( Warm up -"Tropical and Temperate rain forest are different in that_____, and similar in that _____.)

    Wednesday: Project work day Pages 2-4  (Warm up -"________ is an interesting aquatic ecosystem because,....")

    Thursday:  Project work day pages 5-8 (Warm up - "If I could visit any biome (land or aquatic) it would be ____, because...." )

    Friday: Project work day Pages 9-12  (Warm up Word Challenge:  Tables have 5 minutes to come up with as many words as possible using letters from AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS)



     March 26 - 30... (Warm up Title 4 - 1)

    Monday: Biomass - How matter moves through ecosystems.  (Warm upDraw an example of a food web that has 3 producers, 3 primary consumers, 2 secondary consumers, and 1 tertiary consumer.)

    Tuesday:  Ecological Successions ( Warm up -"During the Carbon dioxide cycle...".)

    Wednesday: Land Biomes  (Warm up - "The differences between primary and secondary succession are...")

    Thursday:  Aquatic Ecosystems (Warm up - Warm up Word Challenge:  Tables have 5 minutes to come up with as many words as possible using letters from ...)

    Friday: No School ....



    Week 28:   March 19 - 23... (Warm up Title 3-10)

    Monday: Ecology and Energy Transfer Vocabulary (Warm up-Give a real life example of levels of organization starting at the organism level and increasing in complexity to biosphere.  Sentence stem:  "The organism is...")

    Tuesday: Ecology and Energy Transfer Notes ( Warm up -Compare ecosystem, habitat and micro-habitat.  Sentence stem:  "An ecosystem is different from.....".)

    Wednesday: Cycles in Nature Notes and vocabluary  (Warm up -  "Food chains and food webs are similar in that...., they are different in that....")

    Thursday:  Flow of Energy Stations Day 1 (Warm up - "Areas with _____ biodiversity are better able to survive an organism being removed than those with ____ biodiversity because ....")

    Friday: Flow of Energy Stations Day 2 (Warm up - As a table come up with as many words as you can using the letters from ENERGY PYRAMID)


    Week 27:   March 5 - 9 ... (Warm up Title 3-9)

    Monday: Frog Lab report write up (Warm up-"What I enjoyed / learned most about frog dissections was...")

    Tuesday: Body systems fun video - with parent permission ( Warm up - "Next time I participate in a dissection I will....".)

    Wednesday: Body systems fun video - with parent permission  (Warm up -  No warm up... have materials out for CBA.)

    Thursday:  CBA (Warm up - Copy the following sentence stem and complete it.. "After watching Osmosis Jones, one thing I learned about body systems was...")

    Friday: Ecology Unit page (Warm up - "During Spring break I would like to...")


    Week 26:   February 26 - March 2 ... (Warm up Title 3-8)

    Monday: Project Presentation day 1 (Warm up-None)

    Tuesday: Project presentation day 2  ( Warm up -  One thing I liked from yesterday's presentations was.)

    Wednesday: Frog dissections Pre lab demo  (Warm up -  One thing I liked from yesterday's presentations was..)

    Thursday:  Frog dissection day 1(Warm up - Copy the following sentence stem and complete it..  "One thing I liked from yesterday's presentations was...")

    Friday: Scott & White - Frog dissection day 2 (Warm up - "One thing I learned from yesterday's dissection was..."")


    Week 25:   February 19 - 23 ... (Warm up Title 3-7)

    Monday: No school  (Warm up-None)

    Tuesday: No School  ( Warm up -  None)

    Wednesday: Scott & White - Wellness & Sexual Health program... Day 8  (Warm up -  "If we are more likely to become like those we hang around with, then I want to hang around people with the following positive characteristics:"... Give at least 5 traits.)

    Thursday: Scott & White - Wellness & Sexual Health program... Day 9 (Warm up - Copy the following sentence stem and complete it..  "One way I can avoid _____(a health risk behavior), is by ________.")

    Friday: Scott & White - Wellness & Sexual Health program... Day 10 (Warm up - "Some ways to say NO to a friend saying...'this game is almost over - let's go outside and smoke' would be....")


    Week 24:   February 12 - 16... (Warm up Title 3-6)

    Monday: Endocrine System Notes  (Warm up-"The main function of the excretory system is...")

    Tuesday: Scott & White - Wellness & Sexual Health program... Day 1  ( Warm up -  Create unit page for wellness & sexual health unit)

    Wednesday: Scott & White - Wellness & Sexual Health program... Days 2&3  (Warm up - "I will be mature during this unit by...")

    Thursday: Scott & White - Wellness & Sexual Health program... Days 4&5  (Warm up -  "One difference between a friend and an acquaintance is... ")

    Friday: Scott & White - Wellness & Sexual Health program... Days 6&7 (Warm up - "Sexually transmitted diseases are caused by...")


    Week 23:   February 5 - 9 ... (Warm up Title 3-5)

    Monday: Nervous System Notes  (Warm up- "The best thing about the weekend was...")

    Tuesday: Nervous System Research & Mini poster  ( Warm up -  "The functions of the nervous system are...")

    Wednesday: Digestive System Notes  (Warm up -"One difference between the central and peripheral nervous systems is...")

    Thursday: Digestive System Lab  (Warm up -  "Two functions of the digestive system are...")

    Friday: Excretory system Notes (Warm up - As a table come up with as many words using the letters from________ as you can in 5 minutes)


    Week 22:  January 29 - February 2 ... (Warm up Title 3-4)

    Monday:  Mini Assessment -Breathe in/ Out lab write up completion.  Begin Circulatory Notes (Create a table of the structures and functions of the respiratory system)

    Tuesday: Complete notes over the circulatory system  ( Warm up -  "The circulatory system is important to respiration, because...")

    Wednesday: Review for quiz  (Warm up - "The two main functions of the circulatory system are...")

    Thursday: Muscular System... Quiz (Warm up -  "One way the respiratory and circulatory systems work together is...")

    Friday: Go over quiz - Reflect on answers...  (Warm up - As a table come up with as many words using the letters from CIRCULATORY SYSTEM as you can in 5 minutes)


    Week 21:  January 22- 26 ... (Warm up Title 3-3)

    Monday:  Mini Assessment - Skin, Muscle, and Bones (No warm up - focus on getting ready mini assessment)

    Tuesday: Winging it Lab  ( Warm up - "Something I can do to help me study for quizzes is ....")

    Wednesday:  Respiratory Systems overview notes  (Warm up - "Some thing I noticed while doing the Winging it lab is ____, this helps me because.....")

    Thursday: Muscular System... Breath out/ Breath in Lab... (Warm up -  "The main organ of the respiratory system is the _____")

    Friday:  Continue with Respiratory system  (Warm up - As a table come up with as many words using the letters from RESPIRATORY SYSTEM as you can in 5 minutes)


    Week 20:  January 15- 19 ... (Warm up Title 3-2)

    Monday: No School... MLK Day

    Tuesday: Skeletal System... Notes & Diagrams  ( Warm up -"Some differences between the epidermis and dermis are...")

    Wednesday: Sub Today...Body Systems overview using Lesson 1 in textbook  (Warm up - "Two functions of the skeletal system are...")

    Thursday: Muscular System... Notes & Diagrams  (Warm up -  "During my research yesterday, I learned____ about the ______ body system")

    Friday:  Mini Assessment over Integumentary, Skeletal and Muscular system  (Warm up - As a table come up with as many words using the letters from_____________as you can in 5 minutes)



    Week 19:  January 8 - 12 ... (Warm up Title 3-1)

    Monday:  Body Systems Unit Page   (Warm up -""I am most thankful for _______, because...")

    Tuesday: Review - Review Expectations ... Eagle Expectations and classroom expectations  Warm up - ("What life quote to you think we should all live by?")

    Wednesday: Body systems Chart, Overview diagram, and Introduce project - signature page due by Friday.  (Warm up - "The difference between organic & inorganic substances is...")

    Thursday: Integumentary System... and Interesting Facts .  Introduce Project - Signature page due by Tuesday 1/16.  (Warm up - ""The body system I am most looking forward to studying is the _________ system, because..."_

    Friday:  Project signatures due, Students Reteach Integumentary system by creating & performing... skit, PSA, song, etc (Warm up - As a table come up with as many words using the letters from_____________as you can in 5 minutes)


    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 Tes (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 CreationGenotype / 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 ...




    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 - 8
    Monday:  No School - Labor Day
    Tuesday: Word wall art completion using unit vocabulary. Warm up: Copy weekly agenda into planner
    Wednesday:  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 1
    Monday:  Safety Test (taken in google classroom); Warm up:  Copy weekly agenda into planner 
    Tuesday:  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 - 25 
    Monday:   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