Sunday, September 16, 2018

9/17-9/24           Agenda and Assignments


Monday
-Correct 8 Features of Living Things HW
-Introduce 8 Features of Life Mini-Project - Due on Friday, 9/21
-Graphic Organizers for Research and planning
-Start and Easybib project
HW Index Card - 1. take a picture/find a picture of a living thing interacting with something non-living.  Explain in a sentence or two.
                                2. Address this question - Is a virus a living thing?  State reasons to support or refute this question.  Research 1 virus and draw a sketch.  Name of virus and how the virus affects a person.
Tuesday
-Research and work on project in class
-Share and discuss last night's HW
HW work on project, due on Friday
Wednesday
-Work on project in class
-Push-ups!!
HW Work on project, due on Friday
Thursday
-Easybib tutorial/lesson
http://www.easybib.com/style
-Work on project
HW 1. Make sure project is ready for tomorrow
        2. Quiz on Living Things on Tuesday, 9/25
Friday
-Projects are due today!
-Students visit everyone's project and write a positive comment
-Finish up Pre-tests
HW 1. Complete the project reflection sheet (write a sentence or two)

        2. Study for Quiz on Tuesday, 9/25


Homeostasis


Monday, September 10, 2018

9/10-9/14           Agenda and Assignments


Monday
-Set up Brine Shrimp experiment
HW (optional) bring in a living thing for Wednesday
Tuesday
-Record data for Brine Shrimp experiment
-Sawdust?
HW (optional) bring in a living thing for Wednesday
Wednesday
-Living Things Day!
-Push-ups!
HW None
Thursday
-Notes on Characteristics of Living Things
-Discussion
Friday
- Finish Notes on Characteristics of Living Things
- Iguana and Bearded Dragon
HW 8 Characteristics Worksheet practice - Be sure to use the notes

Monday, September 3, 2018

9/3-9/7           Agenda and Assignments


Monday
Labor Day - No School
Tuesday



-Introductions and welcome letter
-Puzzle Activity "We All Fit In"
-Receive science notebooks
HW Have welcome letter signed and return bottom portion
Wednesday
-Finish Puzzle Activity
-Begin Brine Shrimp Group Activity
-Essential Question: What Climatic Condition is Best for Hatching Brine Shrimp?
-Scientific Method
-Push -ups!! (Keep a log in notebook)
Thursday


-Continue with Brine Shrimp Activity
-Observe the cysts under microscope
Friday
-Continue with Brine Shrimp Activity
-Create data tables, record data, analyze data

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

6/4-6/8           Agenda and Assignments

Monday
-Correct Heart page in packet
-Begin Lab: Your Heart at Work
HW None
Tuesday
-Finish Lab: Your Heart at Work
HW 1. Complete Lab and graph (use color)
        2. Lymphatic system page in packet (2 sides); color code and color
Wednesday
-Begin Lab: Blood Typing
HW When Lungs Break Down page in packet (2 sides)
Thursday
-Circulatory System Scavenger Hunt
HW The Urinary System page in packet (2 sides)
Friday
-Review for Science Final (June 12)
HW Study for Final

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

5/28-6/1           Agenda and Assignments


Monday
No School - Memorial Day
Tuesday
-Muscle Fatigue Lab
-Correct the Organ of Touch
HW None
Wednesday
-Finish Muscle Fatigue Lab
-Play Mrs. Pratt Says...
HW 1. Muscle Fatigue Lab questions
        2. Digestive System (2 sides)
        3. Bring in a healthy snack for class tomorrow
Thursday
-Digestive System Interactive Activity
-Video: How Exactly Does Your Body Process Food?
HW None
Friday
-Digestive System Interactive Activity


Wednesday, May 23, 2018

5/21-5/25          Agenda and Assignments


Monday
-Students will be receiving Human Body Packet
-New textbook: Human Body Systems!
-Play the Organ Game
HW Medical Terminology (2 sides)
Tuesday
-Top-down Web: Human Body Systems
-Cell-->Tissue-->Organ-->Organ System-->Organism
-Finish Organ Game
HW 1. First 2 pages of HBS Packet
        2. Quiz on Body Systems, Friday, 5/25
Wednesday
-Human Body Notes
-Mrs. Pratt Says (skeletal system)
-Begin Muscle Fatigue Lab (Outdoors)
HW 1. Skeletal System Page (2 sides) HBS Packet
         2. Quiz on Body Systems, Friday, 5/25
Thursday
-Finish Muscle Fatigue Lab
HW 1. Muscular System Page (2 sides) HBS Packet
         2. Quiz on Body Systems, Friday, 5/25
Friday
-Quiz on Body Systems
-X-Ray Scavenger Hunt
HW Integumentary System (2 sides) HBS Packet
Hawai'ian Eruption Presentation



Monday, May 14, 2018

5/14-5/18           Agenda and Assignments


Monday
-Finish categorizing activity with 5 types of fossils
-Go over "How Do Fossils Show Change?"
-Notes
-Antibiotic Resistance Activity: How Bacteria Gain Resistance to Antibiotics
HW Finish activity questions and graph
Tuesday
-Embryology Activity
http://www.exploratorium.edu/files/exhibits/embryo/embryo.html#
-Take-Home Test on Chapter 6, Evolution due on Monday 5/21
Wednesday
-Continue Embryology activity
HW -Take-Home Test on Chapter 6, Evolution due on Monday 5/21
Thursday
-Life Has a History scavenger hunt
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/education/explorations/tours/intro/Intro5to12/tour1nav.php
HW -Take-Home Test on Chapter 6, Evolution due on Monday 5/21
Friday
-Early Human evolution
-The Great Fossil Find
HW -Take-Home Test on Chapter 6, Evolution due on Monday 5/21




Monday, May 7, 2018

5/7-5/11           Agenda and Assignments


Monday
-Voyage of the Beagle assignment due
-Variation in a Human Population lab is due
-Natural Selection Simulation: The Woolybooger
HW Woolybooger questions
Tuesday
-Notes on LSAF Chapter 6
-Begin watching Galapagos: Beyond Darwin
HW Natural Selection writing prompt about Iguanas
Wednesday
-Continue watching Galapagos: Beyond Darwin
-Push-ups!!
HW Chapter 6.2 Note-taking guide (2 sides) pgs. 165-171 LSAF
        Color code and color
Thursday
-Comparative Anatomy
-How Do Fossils Show Change?  Comparison of the horse

HW Finish How Do Fossils Show Change?
Friday
-Iguana adaptations

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

4/30-5/4           Agenda and Assignments


Monday
-Test on Chapter 5 Genetics
HW Chapter 6 Evolution, LSAF pgs. 156-163 (2 sides)
Tuesday
-Top-down Web for Chapter 6 Evolution
-Correct HW
-Darwin's 5 Points of Natural Selection
-Genetic Disorder Presentations
HW Darwin's Natural Selection (2 sides), LSAF pg. 159
Wednesday
-Notes on Chapter 6 Evolution
-Genetic Disorder Presentations
-Correct HW
HW None - Open House!! 7-8:30 pm.
Thursday
-Genetic Disorder Presentations
HW Darwin's Voyage of the Beagle Packet - Follow ALL Directions
         Due on Monday, 5/7
Friday
-Genetic Disorder Presentations
-Hand Span Lab (Variations)
HW 1. Finish Lab questions

        2. Darwin's Voyage of the Beagle Packet - Follow ALL Directions

            Due on Monday, 5/7








Wednesday, April 25, 2018

4/23-4/27           Agenda and Assignments


Monday
-Work on Genetic Disorder Project
HW 1. Work on Genetic Disorder Project
        2. Study Guide Worksheet - Test on Chapter 5 on Mon. 4/30
Chapter 5 Study Guide
Tuesday
-Work on Genetic Disorder Project
HW 1. Work on Genetic Disorder Project
        2. Study Guide Worksheet - Test on Chapter 5 on Mon. 4/30
Wednesday
-Work on Genetic Disorder Project
-Push-ups
HW 1. Work on Genetic Disorder Project
        2. Study Guide Worksheet - Test on Chapter 5 on Mon. 4/30
Thursday
-Genetic Disorder Project is due - oral presentations begin Tues., 5/1
-Station Review Activity
HW 1. Study Guide Worksheet - Test on Chapter 5 on Mon. 4/30
Friday
-Station Review Activity
HW 1. Study Guide Worksheet - Test on Chapter 5 on Mon. 4/30

Monday, April 9, 2018

4/9-4/13           Agenda and Assignments


Monday
-Work on Genetic Disorder Project
Tuesday
-Work on Genetic Disorder Project
Wednesday
-Work on Genetic Disorder Project
Thursday
-Notes
-Genetics of Blood Types
Friday
-Notes
-Pedigrees
-I'm My own Grandpa!






Monday, April 2, 2018

4/2-4/6           Agenda and Assignments


Monday
-Finish Paper Pets Lab
-Introduce Genetic Disorder Project

-World Autism Awareness Day
HW Complete all Lab questions
Tuesday
-Work on Genetic Disorder Project
Wednesday
-MCAS
-Notes
Thursday
-MCAS
-Notes
Friday
-Work on Genetic Disorder Project


World Autism Awareness Day, April 2nd








Monday, March 26, 2018

3/26-3/30           Agenda and Assignments


Monday
-Correct Bikini Bottom Genetics
-Watch: What is a Gene?
-Introduce Paper Pet Genetics Lab
HW None
Tuesday
-Notes
-Work on Paper Pet Genetics Lab
HW None
Wednesday
-Notes
-Vocabulary
-Work on Paper Pet Genetics Lab
HW Lab Questions
Thursday
-Finish up Paper Pet Genetics Lab
HW Work on Paper Pets Lab questions
Friday
No School - Good Friday
What is a Gene?










Monday, March 19, 2018

3/19-3/23           Agenda and Assignments


Monday
-Notes on LSAF Chapter 4.3, pgs. 112-117
-What is DNA? Video
-DNA Origami
HW DNA coloring, pgs. 112-117 LSAF
Tuesday
-Notes
-GSLC Internet Lesson

http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/basics/
          -Basic Genetics and Old flash based tour

http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/basics/oldtour/
HW Study for Quiz
        Wear Blue and Yellow for Wed., World Down Syndrome Day
Wednesday
-DNA Quiz
-Finish Origami
-GSLC Internet Lesson
-World Down Syndrome Day!
HW Finish GSLC Internet Lesson and DNA model, due Fri 3/23
Thursday
-Chapter 5, Genetics
-Traits Survey
HW GSLC Internet Lesson due tomorrow
Friday
-GSLC Internet Lesson and DNA model is due 
-Chapter 5, Genetics
-Bikini Bottom Genetics