Life Science Daily

 

WEEK  39  June 12 -- June 16
Day of the Week What We Did in Class Homework              
MONDAY  Video-- Living with Wolves Check Student Access and turn in missing assignments
TUESDAY Prepare Powerpoint presentation for Coexisting with Carnivores Complete last page of carnivore packet (both sides)
WEDNESDAY Prepare Powerpoint presentation for Coexisting with Carnivores  
THURSDAY  Presentation polish

 Presenters: practice, practice, practice

Check Student Access and turn in missing assignments (last chance!)

 

FRIDAY

 Coexisting with Carnivores Post-Assessment

Video--Living with Wolves

 Enjoy!
WEEK  38  June 5 -- June 9
Day of the Week What We Did in Class Homework              
MONDAY

Corrected Study Guide

Jeopardy review

 Prepare for Ecology Test
TUESDAY

Turned in Ecology packet (Sciencesaurus and Study Guide)

Ecology Test

Read and touch-up Carnivore packet
WEDNESDAY

Tests back

Access carnivore survey data

 no new homework
THURSDAY  Carnivore project -- Analyze data no new homework (complete page 1 of "Wild Wise:Co-Existing with Carnivores Data Analysis and Conclusion" if needed)
FRIDAY  Carnivore project -- Analyze data  complete graph of today's data
WEEK  37  May 29 -- June 2
Day of the Week What We Did in Class Homework              
MONDAY  NO SCHOOL -- MEMORIAL DAY  
TUESDAY  Lesson 85 "Is There Room For One More?"

 Correct Lesson 85 and Prepare for Quiz

Sciencesaurus reading and questions due Thursday

WEDNESDAY  Lesson 85 Review and quiz  Complete Sciencesaurus reading and worksheet
THURSDAY  Energy Pyramid Game

 Correct Sciencesaurus worksheet

10-15 minutes/day of preparing for Tuesday's Ecology test (Study Guide due Monday)

FRIDAY

 Book Turn in

Lesson 87 Too Many Mussels

 

10-15 minutes/day of preparing for Tuesday's Ecology test (Study Guide due Monday)

WEEK  36  May 22 -- May 26
Day of the Week What We Did in Class Homework              
MONDAY Biospheres (Guest Teacher from King County Solid Waste Division)

Read Lesson 79 (Eating for Energy)  Be sure to "Stop to Think"

Complete "What Goes Up, Must Come Down" worksheet (Due Thursday)

TUESDAY  Work time:  Carnivore Survey and Eating for Energy

 Correct Lesson 79 Eating for Energy and prepare for quiz (tomorrow)

"What Goes Up Must Come Down" due Thursday

WEDNESDAY  Review Eating for Energy (lesson 79) and quiz

 Read p 49 (Eco and Evo)

Complete "What Goes Up Must Come Down"

THURSDAY

Corrected "What Goes Up. . . "

Nature's Recyclers

 Complete Nature's Recyclers

Assemble packet in this order, top to bottom: 72 Miracle Fish/73 Introduced Species/ 77 Ups and Downs/ What Goes Up Must Come Down/ 80 Nature's Recyclers

(due Tuesday) Lesson 85 Is There Room For One More?  (6th and 7th will get this handout tomorrow)

FRIDAY

Corrected Nature's Recyclers

Turned in Packet:  top to bottom: 72 Miracle Fish/73 Introduced Species/ 77 Ups and Downs/ What Goes Up Must Come Down/ 80 Nature's Recyclers

Started Lesson 85 Is There Room For One More?

 

Enjoy your weekend!  REMEMBER TO BRING ALL SCIENCE TEXTS TO SCHOOL ON MONDAY (4)

Note: Quiz Wednesday on Lesson 85: Is There Room For One More?

WEEK  35  May 15 -- May 19
Day of the Week What We Did in Class Homework              
MONDAY

Finish Lesson 72 The Miracle Fish

Begin Lesson 73 Introduced Species

Due Wednesday:   Complete Lessons 72 and Lesson 73 (worksheets)
TUESDAY Finish Lesson 72 The Miracle Fish

Begin Lesson 73 Introduced Species

 Due Wednesday:  Complete Lessons 72 and half of Lesson 73 (worksheets)
WEDNESDAY  Odds and Ends

Complete research on 2 assigned Introduce Species for Lesson 73

Complete Lesson 72 (letter on the worksheet), if needed

Complete Thank You note, if needed

 

THURSDAY  Lesson 77 Ups and Downs  Complete and correct Lesson 77 Ups and Downs worksheet
FRIDAY  Lesson 77 Ups and Downs  Complete and correct Lesson 77 Ups and Downs worksheet
WEEK  34  May 8 -- May 12
Day of the Week What We Did in Class Homework              
MONDAY

 Corrected Mt. St. Helen's reading questions

Read Nature of Fire

 Prepare for quiz tomorrow on Succession (Mt. St. Helen's)

Nature of Fire reading questions due Wednesday

TUESDAY

 Succession Quiz

Forest Data Analysis

 Complete "Nature of Fire" reading questions
WEDNESDAY

 Healthy Forest Conclusion

Nature of Fire discussion

 Prepare for Nature of Fire quiz (Firday)
THURSDAY  Fire Ecology of Yellowstone   Prepare for Nature of Fire quiz
FRIDAY

 Quiz

Begin Lesson 72 The Miracle Fish?

Be sure to bring Ecology and Evolution textbook to class next week

Be nice to your mothers this weekend! 

WEEK  33  May 1 -- May 5
Day of the Week What We Did in Class Homework              
MONDAY

Correct Forests are More Than Trees

Evergreen vs. Deciduous

Self-correct reading questions online, and prepare for quiz tomorrow
TUESDAY

Review and take quiz

Evergreen vs. Deciduous

Introduce Field trip packet

 

 Carefully read forest field trip packet
WEDNESDAY  Field Trip Preparation  Complete Evergreen vs. Deciduous worksheet (use pdf on Documents page)
THURSDAY

 Field Trip preparation

Evergreen vs Deciduous

 Read Mt. St. Helen's Story and complete reading questions worksheet -- due Monday
FRIDAY Field Trip (2) and Field Trip follow up(6) Complete Mt St Helen's reading and questions
WEEK  32  April 24 -- April 28
Day of the Week What We Did in Class Homework              
MONDAY Guest Speaker -- Invasive Species Complete Invasive Species worksheet
TUESDAY Guest from zoo -- investigation methods  No homework
WEDNESDAY Tall Tree Tales and the Healthy Forests  On half-sheet of paper, write your top 4 questions you think should be on our survey
THURSDAY

Questions and Methods

Forests are More Than Trees--reading and questions worksheet

 

Forests are More Than Trees--reading and questions worksheet -- Due Monday
FRIDAY

 Questions and Methods, survey questions

Forests are More Than Trees--reading and questions worksheet

 Forests are More Than Trees--reading and questions worksheet -- Due Monday, Quiz Tuesday
WEEK  31  April 17 -- April 21
Day of the Week What We Did in Class Homework              
MONDAY

Brainstorm Carnivore Interactions and Solutions

Period 7 Evolution Test

Complete Carnivore News Article Summary, if needed 
TUESDAY  WildWise presentation

Complete Carnivore News Article Summary, if needed 

Complete Field Trip permission form (due Thursday)

WEDNESDAY

Carnivore news article sharing

Carnivore project

 

 

20 minutes (or more) on Western Wildlife Outreach website (see LINKS page)

Field Trip Permission Form due tomorrow

THURSDAY Research and Solutions brainstorming 15 minutes of carnivore research (see LINKS page for suggested sites)
FRIDAY

 go over Evolution tests

How to collect evidence for solutions to carnivore issues

No new homework*

*Complete Steps 1 - 4 on Questions and Methods packet

Reminder: meet in Library on Monday (bring a pencil)

WEEK  30  April 3 -- April 7
Day of the Week What We Did in Class Homework              
MONDAY  Lesson 96 Battling Beaks

Complete 97 Reading Questions

Complete Carnivores Interview (due Friday)

TUESDAY Lesson 96 Battling Beaks; graph and analysis

 Correct 97 Reading questions and prepare for tomorrow's quiz

Complete 96 Battling Beaks graph and analysis (due Thursday)

Complete Study Guide and prepare for Friday's Evolution Test (due Thursday)

Carnivore Interview due Friday

WEDNESDAY  Review 97 and Quiz  

Complete 96 Battling Beaks graph and analysis

Complete Study Guide and prepare for Friday's Evolution Test

Carnivore Interview due Friday

THURSDAY  Review

Correct Lesson 96 and Study Guide online

Prepare for Evolution Test

 

FRIDAY  Test

 Enjoy your break!

NOTE:  7th period will take the test on Monday April 17

(Carnivore Current Event due Wednesday)

WEEK  29  March 27 -- March 31
Day of the Week What We Did in Class Homework              
MONDAY Lesson 93:  Reading the Rocks

Complete Lesson 93 Reading the Rocks worksheet, if needed

Read Lesson 94 Meeting of the Minds (with 3 other people if possible) and complete questions. (due corrected on Wednesday)

Parent Signature on Zoo half-sheet due Wednesday

TUESDAY Field Trip Preparation--- Pre-Assessment and Ethogram

 

Complete and correct Lesson 94 Meeting of the Minds questions worksheet.  Prepare for Evolution quiz

Zoo Photo Release form due tomorrow (half-sheet)

WEDNESDAY

 Review Evolution, self-correct worksheets

Quiz

 Prepare for field trip (lunch, pencil, walking shoes, layered apparel for weather, raincoat)
THURSDAY  ZOO FIELD TRIP  
FRIDAY

 Turned in 93 and 94

Work time: Lesson 97

 

Complete 97 Reading Questions worksheet (due Tuesday)

Complete Carnivores interview (due Friday)

WEEK  28  March 20 -- March 24
Day of the Week What We Did in Class Homework              
MONDAY  Lesson 89: Here Today, Gone Tomorrow  Complete Lesson 89 Worksheet
TUESDAY  Lesson 90:  Figuring Out Fossils  Complete #1-6 on Lesson 90 Worksheet
WEDNESDAY  Lesson 90: Figuring Out Fossils

 Correct Lesson 89 online

Complete Lesson 90 Worksheet (all)

THURSDAY  Lesson 91: Fossil Footprints

 Correct Lesson 90 online

Complete Lesson 91 Worksheet (all)

FRIDAY  Lesson 93  Reading the Rocks  No homework
WEEK  27  March 13 -- March 17
Day of the Week What We Did in Class Homework              
MONDAY Lesson 71 Should We? (discussion) Complete and correct Lost Children packet
TUESDAY  Study Guide work period

Complete Study Guide (Test Thursday)

Field Trip Permission form due Thursday

WEDNESDAY  Review Prepare for test 
THURSDAY

 Genetics Test

Turned in Lost Children packet

 No homework
FRIDAY (no class) All School Rotations: Assembly, SBAC practice, Reading  No homework
WEEK  26  March 6 -- March 10
Day of the Week What We Did in Class Homework              
MONDAY Pedigrees and Blood Type Complete Pedigree Packet (due corrected on Wednesday)
TUESDAY  District Assessment Complete and correct Pedigree Packet (due Wednesday)
WEDNESDAY

Joe's Dilemna/What Would You Do?

Lesson 68: Searching for Lost Kids

Complete assigned page of Activity 68: Searching for Lost Kids  (One set of parents only)

Due Monday:  Complete 67: What Would You Do?

THURSDAY

Corrected homework

Lesson 69 Evidence from DNA

 

Complete Lesson 69 worksheet

Due Monday:  Complete 67: What Would You Do?

FRIDAY

Lesson 70: Finding the Lost Children

Field Trip Information

Parent Sign Field Trip permission form

Complete 70: Finding the Lost Children

Complete 67: What Would You Do?

NOTE:  Genetics TEST on March 16.  Sciencesaurus pages 112 -123 are good reference reading

 

WEEK  25  February 27 -- March 3
Day of the Week What We Did in Class Homework              
MONDAY

Complete Lesson 64 "Nature vs. Nurture" and turned in

Flipped coins for Lesson 25 "Breeding Critters"

Complete 64 Conclusion, if needed

Read 59 - 62 and study the table of traits

TUESDAY  Lesson 65 Breeding Critters

Self-correct Punnett Square Practice

Answer questions #2-6 Lesson 65 Critter Breeding packet

 

WEDNESDAY Building Critters Complete drawing of critter and #'s 7 and 8 in Critter Breeding Packet
THURSDAY

 (Period 2 -- no class due to registration presentation)

Wrap up Critter Breeding, card sort review

Self-correct Critter Breeding Packet for turn-in tomorrow
FRIDAY Start Lesson 66 Pedigrees  no new homework
WEEK  24  Frbruary 13 -- February 17
Day of the Week What We Did in Class Homework              
MONDAY  Lesson 61  Punnett Squares  Complete Punnett Square packet
TUESDAY

Punnett Squares, vocabulary

Intro chromosomes

 

Lesson 63  "Show Me The Genes" -- reading questions due Thursday

More Punnett Square Practice (all of front, 3 from the back, due Friday)

WEDNESDAY

Intro Mitosis, vocabulary

Lesson 62 Analyzing Genetic Data (leaf color)

 

Complete Lesson 62 "Analyzing Genetic Data" (see Documents for pd 6 or 7 data)

Lesson 63  "Show Me The Genes" -- reading questions done and corrected

More Punnett Square Practice (all of front, 3 from the back, due Friday)

THURSDAY  Correcting "Show Me The Genes" and "Analyzing Genetic Data"

More Punnett Square Practice (all of front, 3 from the back, due Friday)

Prepare for quiz

 
FRIDAY

 Quiz:  Lesson 63 "Show Me the Genes"

Lesson 64 "Nature vs. Nurture"

 No homework
WEEK  23  February 6 -- February 10
Day of the Week What We Did in Class Homework              
MONDAY  NO SCHOOL -- SNOW DAY!  
TUESDAY  NO SCHOOL -- SNOW DAY!  
WEDNESDAY Lesson 59 Gene Combo  -- collecting class data

Complete and correct Gene Combo worksheet

Read Lesson 60 "Mendel--First Geneticist."  (Questions worksheet done and corrected by Friday)

THURSDAY  Lesson 60  Mendel, First Geneticist -- reading activity  Read Lesson 60 "Mendel--First Geneticist."  (Questions worksheet done and corrected by Friday
FRIDAY

 Review

Practice calculating ratios and fractions

Quiz: Lesson 60, Mendel

 Bring blue and orange colored pencils on Monday

Read D39 - D41 (Our Genes, Ourselves)

WEEK  22  January 30 -- February 3
Day of the Week What We Did in Class Homework              
MONDAY  INSERVICE DAY -- NO SCHOOL  
TUESDAY  Asexual Reproduction -notes in journal prepare for quiz on "Copycat" reading
WEDNESDAY

Homework Quiz "Copycat" reading

Start Lesson 58 "Creature Features"

Self-correct "Joe's Dilemma" worksheet online

Complete "Creature Features" hypothesis, if needed

THURSDAY  Lesson 58 "Creature Features" gene inheritance modeling  Answer Analysis Questions (on page 29) in your journal
FRIDAY  Lesson 59 "Gene Combo"  Complete tallying your data (side 1 of Gene Combo worksheet)
WEEK  21  January 23 -- January 27
Day of the Week What We Did in Class Homework              
MONDAY  Lesson 54 Investigating Human Traits (gather data)

 Add Class Data to complete Totals column on labsheet

Read Genetics Unit Letter with parent

TUESDAY  Analysis questions and graphing class data Add "Earlobes" to your family chart in journal
WEDNESDAY

 Evaluating graphs

Graphing 6th grade totals (assessment)

 Read D-9 to D-11 and write one sentence summary of procedures in journal

Complete 6th grade totals graph

THURSDAY

 Turned in graphs

Prediction: Lesson 55 Plants Have Genes Too (handout)

Lesson 56 Joe's Dilemna (handout)

Lesson 57 Copycat (handout)

Read lesson 57 "Copycat" and answer reading questions.  Due corrected on Tuesday
FRIDAY

Follow up Joe's Dilemna

Copycat work time

 Complete Joe's Dilemna, if needed

Read lesson 57 "Copycat" and answer reading questions.  Due corrected on Tuesday

 

WEEK  20  January 16 -- January 20
Day of the Week What We Did in Class Homework              
MONDAY  MLK Jr. Day -- NO SCHOOL  
TUESDAY  Seed Design -- build and test no new homework
WEDNESDAY (last day)  Seed Design -- build and test Complete page 9 of Seed Survival booklet
THURSDAY Gallery Walk of Seed Designs, evaluating for strengths and weaknesses Complete and polish Seed Survival booklet
FRIDAY  Genetic Traits

 Read p. D-3 to D-6 in Our Genes Ourselves

Complete Family Traits table in journal

WEEK  19  January 9 -- January 13
Day of the Week What We Did in Class Homework              
MONDAY

Turned in Current Event summary (Honeybee Heroes)

Intro Seed Survival: Engineering project

 
TUESDAY  Seed dispersal research Research to complete pages 4 & 5 of Seed Survival booklet (see LINKS page)
WEDNESDAY

Stamped Seed Survival booklet page 4/5

Seed dispersal discussion, engineering video

Brainstorm seed design and complete page 6 in booklet
THURSDAY  Seed design, build and test  No new homework
FRIDAY   Seed design, build and test   No new homework
WEEK  18  January 2 -- January 6
Day of the Week What We Did in Class Homework              
MONDAY  NO SCHOOL  
TUESDAY

 Brainpop:  Plant Growth

Lesson 9 Reading The Wonder of Flowering Plants

Complete homework reading questions and self-correct (Due Thursday)
WEDNESDAY  Flower dissection Self correct homework reading questions (KEY)  and prepare for quiz tomorrow
THURSDAY

 Review flower structure and plant reproduction

Homework quiz

Complete descriptions and titles on dissection labsheet, if needed (collected tomorrow)
FRIDAY

 Tests back, turned in Flower Dissection lab

Current Event: Honeybee Helpers

Complete Current Event summarizing worksheet
WEEK  17  December 19 -- December 23
Day of the Week What We Did in Class Homework              
MONDAY

self-corrected Study Guide

Review Jeopardy

Prepare for test -- self-correct Study Guide online, study book and worksheets 32-38. 
TUESDAY

Turned in homework packet 3.6 - 3.8

PBIS Assessment

 Enjoy your holiday break!
WEDNESDAY  NO SCHOOL -- FIRST WINTER BREAK  
THURSDAY  NO SCHOOL -- FIRST WINTER BREAK  
FRIDAY  NO SCHOOL -- FIRST WINTER BREAK  
WEEK  16  December 12 -- December 16
Day of the Week What We Did in Class Homework              
MONDAY  Digestion System Model  Read 109 - 111 and complete Stop and Think questions 1-3 on 3.7 worksheet
TUESDAY Digestion System Model 

 Complete 3.7 worksheet

NOTE Quiz Friday 3.7 and 3.8

WEDNESDAY Digestion System wrap-up and self-correct 3.7 worksheet Self-correct 3.7 worksheet with online KEY and Read 113 - 114+
THURSDAY  The Immune System

 Complete and self-correct immune system worksheet

Note:  Quiz tomorrow: Digestive and Immune Systems

FRIDAY Review and Quiz: Digestive and Immune Systems  Study Guide/Review worksheet
WEEK  15  December 5 -- December 9
Day of the Week What We Did in Class Homework              
MONDAY

 Trimester 2 update

Heart Rate Lab follow up

Intro Circulatory Systemq

Self-correct/improve 3.5 Heart Rate lab with online key

Read 97-99  Answer Questions 1-4 on 3.6 worksheet

Parent Letter: return bottom with signature

TUESDAY Modeling the Circulatory System

Complete front side of 3.6 if needed.

Read pages 100 - 102 and complete #11-16.  Try #17-21

WEDNESDAY  3.6 Circulatory System

 Read p. 104 and complete 3.6 worksheet

Explore "Map of the Human Heart" (LINKS page)

NOTE:  Quiz Friday -- Circulatory and Respiratory Systems

THURSDAY  3.6 Circulatory System

Study for quiz tomorrow (PBIS 3.2 -- 3.6) Circulatory and Respiratory System

Self-correct 3.6 with answer key

FRIDAY

Project Board update

PBIS 3.2 - 3.6 (Respiratory and Circulatory Systems) Quiz

 

 Enjoy the weekend!
WEEK  14  November 28 -- Dec. 2
Day of the Week What We Did in Class Homework              
MONDAY  Analyze class breathing rate data

 Complete Analysis and Reflection Questions in Breathing Rate lab packet

(note: the class data is attached on the document page.  Open the document, and choose your class period from the tabs at the bottom)

TUESDAY  Respiratory System model  Read p. 88 and complete the table on the bottom of the worksheet
WEDNESDAY

Turned in Breathing Rate lab

3.4  How does our respiratory system work?

 Read page 90 and complete labsheet

visit "Explore the Lungs" LINK

THURSDAY

 Update Project Board

3.5 Measuring Heart Rate

 Self-correct 3.4 Lung Model labsheet with online key

Complete 3.5 Heart Rate lab analysis questions 1abcd and 2abc

FRIDAY

 (10:20 dismissal)

Class Heart Rate Data

Calculate class averages and complete Analysis and Results section of Heart Rate Lab packet
WEEK  13  November 21 -- November 25
Day of the Week What We Did in Class Homework              
MONDAY  Started Project Board for big question: What happens to us when we get sick?

 Answer in journal: What types of cells make up your hand?

Read p.77-79 in PBIS text (see link on Links page)

TUESDAY  From cells to systems

 Read p. 80 - 81.  Answer "Stopping to Think" in journal

Bring in clean, empty 2-liter soda bottle if you can (Wednesday or Monday)

WEDNESDAY  My Breathing Rate (lab, handout)  Answer "Stopping to Think" questions on 3.3 labsheet
THURSDAY   NO SCHOOL -- THANKSGIVING  
FRIDAY  
WEEK  12  November 14 -- November 18
Day of the Week What We Did in Class Homework              
MONDAY Cellular Respiration Lab Complete as much of the labsheet as you can
TUESDAY

Cellular Respiration Lab follow up

PS and CR review

 Complete Cellular Respiration lab packet

Prepare for tomorrow's quiz: Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration

WEDNESDAY  Quiz: Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration Complete at least half of the study guide (NOTE: Pearson Assessment on Friday)
THURSDAY  Review for Assessment Complete Study Guide and self-correct online
FRIDAY  Pearson Assessment  no new homework
WEEK  11 November 7 -- November 11
Day of the Week What We Did in Class Homework              
MONDAY

Photosynthesis reading 48 - 49

Plant Video

 Complete "Assess Your Understanding" p. 49
TUESDAY

 Wrap up Photosynthesis

Set up Cellular Respiration lab

 No homework
WEDNESDAY Follow up Cellular Respiration lab  Complete labsheet
THURSDAY

Stamped and turned in CR lab

Cellular Respiration reading

Study pages 50 -53, complete Assess Your Understanding

NOTE:  Quiz Wednesday (Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration) and Test Friday (PS, CR, Molecules, Transport)

FRIDAY VETERAN'S DAY -- NO SCHOOL  
WEEK  10  October 31 -- November 4
Day of the Week What We Did in Class Homework              
MONDAY  Effect of Concentration on Diffusion  Prepare for Quiz (Lesson 3 and 4)
TUESDAY

Tests back

Review Active/Passive Transport

Quiz Lesson 3 and 4

 No new homework
WEDNESDAY  Intro Photosynthesis Read and complete p. 45 in Photosynthesis packet
THURSDAY

 Photosynthesis

Quick Lab: Energy From the Sun

Complete lab 'Think it Over" questions, and page 46,  if needed.
FRIDAY

Quick Lab follow up: Energy From the Sun results

Photosynthesis reading p. 47

 
WEEK  9  October 24 -- October 28
Day of the Week What We Did in Class Homework              
MONDAY

Bacteria labs returned

My Planet Diary

What's in a Cell?

Inquiry: Detecting Starch

 

 Complete Detecting Starch labsheet, both sides
TUESDAY

 Chemical Compounds in Cells

Quicklab: What's that Taste?

 Complete Assessment Questions (p. 27) if needed
WEDNESDAY

The Cell in Its Environment

My Planet Diary

Inquiry: Diffusion in Action

 
THURSDAY  Correcting and reviewing  Complete all questions in Lesson 4 reading, including Assessment Questions
FRIDAY How substances move in and out of a cell --Passive and Active Transport  Prepare for Tuesday's Quiz (Lesson 3 and 4)
WEEK  8  October 17 -- October 21
Day of the Week What We Did in Class Homework              
MONDAY  Presentations 15 minutes (or more) working on Study Guide/Review (assessment on Friday)
TUESDAY  Bacteria Cultures

Complete Analysis Questions and Graph (Bacterial Growth)

Complete Study Guide/Review       (both due Thursday)

WEDNESDAY  Conclusion Writing  

Complete Analysis Questions and Graph (Bacterial Growth)

Complete Study Guide/Review         (both due Thursday)

THURSDAY

 Turned in Lesson 7 Culturing Bacteria AND Disease Research with Presentation notes

Review--Corrected Study Guide

 

 Prepare for Assessment tomorrow Lessons 1 - 7
FRIDAY  Assessment: Lessons 1-7  No new homework
WEEK  7  October 10 -- October 14
Day of the Week What We Did in Class Homework              
MONDAY  NO SCHOOL--TEACHER IN-SERVICE  
TUESDAY

Stamped and collected Lesson 5 Microscopy Drawings

went over Lesson 5 Analysis questions

started Lesson 6 reading and Disease Research presentation

 

Lesson 6 Reading* and questions (Quiz Thursday)

*see Announcement page

WEDNESDAY  Culturing Bacteria  Self-correct Lesson 6 Reading Questions (KEY)
THURSDAY

 Review Lesson 6 Reading Questions and take Lesson 6 Homework Quiz

Presentation work time

 no new homework
FRIDAY  Presentation work time  Practice your part of the presentation (for Monday)
WEEK  6  October 3 -- October 7
Day of the Week What We Did in Class Homework              
MONDAY

Research group check in

 Cell Structure interactive website

Begin cell modeling

 Study for (Cell Structure) Reading questions quiz tomorrow

Infectious disease research due Friday

TUESDAY

Homework Quiz:  Lesson 4 Cell Structure and Function

continue with cell model

 Analysis Question #1 in journal (your best attempt)

Complete Cell Model (with key)

WEDNESDAY

 Turned in cell models and discussed strengths and weaknesses

 Analysis Questions #2 and 3 in journal

*If you did this last night, spend 10-15 minutes researching your infectious disease

THURSDAY

Stamped and went over Analysis Questions

Lesson 5 Microscopy -- Observing Single-celled Organisms 

 No new homework*

*reminder:  Infectious Disease Research due tomorrow

FRIDAY  Lesson 5 Microscopy -- Observing Single-celled Organisms  Lesson 5 Analysis Questions in journal
WEEK   5  September 26 -- September 30
Day of the Week What We Did in Class Homework              
MONDAY

Finished graphing and turned in Tracking the Disease packet

Answered Lesson 1 Analysis questions in journal

 15 minutes researching 2-3 diseases and think about your preference (Amebiasis, Athlete's Foot, Common Cold, Giardiasis, Lyme Disease, Mononucleosis, Tapeworm, West Nile Virus)
TUESDAY

Graphs back and reviewed

Bubonic Plague research example

Research topics chosen/assigned

Enter pictures/examples to dictionary

Begin researching your disease (find sources of information)

WEDNESDAY Observing Animal and Plant Cells

 No new homework*

*if you are retaking the Homework Quiz after school tomorrow, study OMM 1 Readings

THURSDAY  Observing Animal and Plant Cells  Answer Analysis Questions in journal (modify #3)
FRIDAY  Organelles  Lesson 4 Reading and reading questions worksheet ( this is due, corrected online, on Tuesday)
WEEK  4  September 19 -- September 23
Day of the Week What We Did in Class Homework              
MONDAY

Corrected OMM 1 Reading Homework

Lab Station job descriptions

 Prepare for Homework Quiz (OMM 1)
TUESDAY

Homework Quiz:  OMM 1

Microscopes: Rules and Safety

Parent Chat:  5-10 minutes of learning what your parents know or have experienced regarding Infectious Diseases.  Parents sign student journal to verify the chat
WEDNESDAY Outbreak!  Infectious disease simulation  No homework
THURSDAY

Outbreak! data analysis

 

 

No homework

FRIDAY Analysis and Graphing  Go outside
WEEK  3  September 12 -- September 16
Day of the Week What We Did in Class Homework              
MONDAY Student Survey

Review Equipment and Safety Materials for Quiz tomorrow

Bring ASB card

TUESDAY

Books checked out

Equipment and Safety Quiz

 

 No new homework
WEDNESDAY

Set up science dictionary in journal

Characteristics of life

Spend 10 minutes looking through Organisms:Macro to Micro
THURSDAY  7 Characteristics of Living Things Read OMM pages 6 - 11.  Complete Reading Questions Worksheet  (due Monday)
FRIDAY  Living, Non-Living, or Dead

No new Homework (OMM 1 Reading Questions Worksheet due Monday)

Check Family Access or Student Access

WEEK  2  September 5 -- September 9
Day of the Week What We Did in Class Homework              
MONDAY  NO SCHOOL-- LABOR DAY  
TUESDAY

 Composition Book check and set up

ARFF -- Achievement and Respect

1 Decorate the cover of your composition book as you like.  Be sure to include at least one drawing about Life Science.

2. Your PARENT also has homework today!  Ask them to please complete the parent survey located on the LINKS page of this website (due Friday)

WEDNESDAY  ARFF -- Respect, Fun, and Freedom  Complete Safety Comic Questions
THURSDAY  Lab Safety and Equipment

Complete Safety Questions, using Life Science Safety Rules

Student-Parent Signature Agreement due Monday

Bring a reading book to class tomorrow

 

FRIDAY  District Pre-Assessment

 Self-correct Safety Questions online (Documents page of this website)

Student-Parent Signature page (behind Safety Rules, due Monday)

 

WEEK 1  August 29 -- September 2
Day of the Week What We Did in Class Homework              
MONDAY  NO SCHOOL  
TUESDAY  NO SCHOOL  
WEDNESDAY LAST DAY OF SUMMER BREAK  
THURSDAY  FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL  No homework
FRIDAY  Classroom expectations

Tell Me About You! letter (purple half-sheet)  due Tuesday

Read Classroom Expectations with parent

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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