Monday, February 13, 2017

2/13-2/17           Agenda and Assignments


Monday
Snow Day!
Tuesday
-Metabolism Lab will be due on Wednesday, 2/15
-Begin Chapter 4, Cell Reproduction
-Top-down web
HW Chapter 4.1 note-taking sheet (pgs. 98-104)
Wednesday
-Two-column notes for Chapter 4.1
-Correct HW
-Vocabulary
-Work on Internet Lesson

Mitosis Internet Lesson

HW Baby picture
Thursday
-Baby picture activity (Divide & Grow/Divide & Repair)
-Exponential Growth of Cells
-What is a chromosome?
HW Finish classwork
Friday
-Work on Mitosis Internet Lesson

Types of Asexual Reproduction


Human Fertilization


Mitosis Animation



Friday, February 3, 2017

2/6-2/10           Agenda and Assignments


Monday
-Finish up "Using the Theme of Energy"
-Metabolism Lab
  -Height and Weight
-What are Calories?
-Calorimetry video clip




HW 1. Metabolism Lab Questions
        2. Essay Test on 3.3 Photosynthesis/Respiration - Open Notes 
Tuesday
-Metabolism Lab

http://www.active.com/fitness/calculators/calories

Energy Expenditure of various activities

http://feettocm.com/

HW 1. "Process Notes"
        2. Metabolism Lab Questions
        3. Essay Test tomorrow
Wednesday
-Essay Test!!
-Begin Chapter 4, Cell Reproduction
-Top-down Web
Thursday
-Metabolism Lab
Friday
Snow Day!

Saturday, January 28, 2017

1/30-2/3           Agenda and Assignments

Monday
-Portfolios are due today!
-Continue notes
-Interactive Equations
-Examine and discuss Fermentation bottles
HW webquest
Tuesday
-Eyewitness Video notes and paragraphs for #1 & 10 is due today!
-Rate of Photosynthesis Lab

-Notes
-Chromatography Lab
****Begin keeping track of all foods eaten and activities completed during a 24 hr period of time (For Metabolism Lab - BMR values).
HW webquest is due tomorrow
Wednesday
-Webquest: How Do I Get Energy? is due today
-Analyzing Carbon Dioxide Production Lab

-Examine Trophic Levels: Using the Theme of Energy
-Discuss Asteroid Impact Theory
-Notes



HW 1. Keep daily log

         2. Lab Questions - Analyzing Carbon Dioxide Levels
              Make sure to add a small double-bar graph to show data
Thursday
-Examine Trophic Levels: Using the Theme of Energy
-Discuss Asteroid Impact Theory
-Notes
HW 1. Keep log of food eaten in 24 hr. period
        2. Photosynthesis and Respiration Wkst.
        3. Essay Test on 3.3 Wednesday, 2/8
Friday
-Using the Theme of Energy
-Demonstration of 10% Rule 
-Energy Pyramid
HW 1. Essay Test on 3.3 Wednesday, 2/8
        2. Keep log of food eaten in 24 hr. period


Happy Superbowl!!!  Patriots Nation!!






Saturday, January 21, 2017

1/23-1/27           Agenda and Assignments

Monday
-Begin Reading pgs. 83-87 LSAF (Photosynthesis and Respiration)
-Eyewitness Plant video with notes





HW 1. Chapter 3, section 3 Reinforcement (pgs. 83-87)

        2. Portfolio Assessment #4 due on Monday, 1/30
Tuesday
-Internet Webquest: Where Do I Get Energy? due on Wednesday, 2/1
-Go over Reinforcement
HW  Portfolio Assessment #4 due on Monday, 1/30
Wednesday
-Finish going over Reinforcement
-Work on Internet Webquest
HW 1. Webquest

        2. Portfolio
Thursday
-Story-time Autumn Leaves by Ken Robbins
-Work on webquest
HW 1. Webquest
        2. Portfolio
Friday
-Two-column notes
-Fermentation bottle predictions
-Metabolism
-Enzymes




HW 1. Webquest
        2. Portfolio









Sunday, January 15, 2017

1/16-1/20           Agenda and Assignments

Monday
No School 
Tuesday


Wednesday
-Math Midyear Assessment
-Tonicity: Hypertonic, Hypotonic, Isotonic
-Work on Osmosis Worksheet (find percents, show movement of water, determine the type of solution)
HW Osmosis Worksheet (if not done in class)
Thursday
-Finish up with Osmosis and Diffusion
-"Movement" Activity: Osmosis, Diffusion, and Tonicity
HW Prepare notes for open notes quiz
Friday
-Open Notes Quiz on 3.2 
-Begin Photosynthesis and Respiration, chapter 3.3
-Top-down Web
HW Energy for Life Wkst.  pgs. 83-87 LSAF

Cell Membrane Song

Saturday, January 7, 2017

1/9-1/13           Agenda and Assignments


Monday
-ELA Midyear Assessment
Science Midyear Study Guide
Tuesday
-Continue Reading and taking notes on Chapter 3.2
-Go over HW and make corrections
-Online Virtual Osmosis Lab
Virtual Egg Lab



Wednesday
-Social Studies Midyear Assessment
-Work on Virtual Osmosis Lab
Thursday
-Review for Science Midyear Assessment
Friday
-Review for Science Midyear Assessment
-Take Science Midyear Assessment

Cell Transport Videos










Monday, January 2, 2017

1/2-1/6           Agenda and Assignments



Monday
No School 
Tuesday
-Welcome back!
-Continue Cell Microscope Lab (due on Friday, 1/6)
HW Work on lab questions


Digital picture of Human cheek cells under the microscope at 100X
taken by: Anthony Morcos



Digital picture of Elodea plant cell under the microscope at 100X taken by Lucas Vaudo



Wednesday
-Finish Cell Microscope Lab
HW 1. Work on lab questions
Thursday
-Begin Chapter 3.2 Cell Chemistry
-Top-down web for 3.2
HW 1. Lab is due on Friday, 1/6.  Be sure to include color in sketches and that all questions are answered fully.

        2. Moving Cellular Materials Wkst (2 sides); color code and color diagrams
Friday
-Cell Microscope lab is due today
-Smelly balloons

HW  1. Moving Cellular Materials Wkst (2 sides); color code and color diagrams

Saturday, December 17, 2016

12/19-12/23           Agenda and Assignments

Monday
-Cell Organelles Quiz
-Cells in Perspective and Alive Internet Lesson due today
-Work on Cell Analogies in groups
HW Cell Project and Matrix due on Wednesday, 12/21
Tuesday
-Present Cell Analogies
-Cell Charades
HW Cell Project and Matrix due on Wednesday, 12/21 Tomorrow
Wednesday

Cell-A-Bration!!!!


-Cell projects and Matrix with Rubric are due today!!
Thursday
-Begin Cell Microscope Lab
Friday
-Continue Cell Microscope Lab

Have a wonderful vacation!!  Happy Holidays!!








Saturday, December 10, 2016

12/12-12/16           Agenda and Assignments


Monday
-Continue Notes
-Discuss Cell Project and ideas
-Go over HW
-Collect Cell Project parent letters

*****After School Help*****
Tuesday 12/13, Thursday 12/15, Monday 12/19, Tuesday 12/20

HW 1. Quiz on Cell organelles, their functions, and the cell theory - Monday 12/19
        2. Cell Project is due on Wednesday, 12/21
        3. Portfolio Reflection #3 due on Friday, 12/16
Tuesday
-Cell Analogies
HW 1. Quiz on Cell organelles, their functions, and the cell theory - Monday 12/19
        2. Cell Project is due on Wednesday, 12/21
        3. Portfolio Reflection #3 due on Friday, 12/16
        4. Cells Internet Lesson - due on Monday, 12/19

Cells Internet Lesson: Cells in Perspective and Alive!!

Wednesday
-No classes - Field Trip to North Shore Theater


****Please, No FOOD SUBSTANCES on Cell Projects****


HW 1.Quiz on Cell organelles, their functions, and the cell theory - Monday 12/19
        2. Cell Project is due on Wednesday, 12/21
        3. Portfolio Reflection #3 due on Friday, 12/16
Thursday
-Work on Cells Internet Lesson
HW 1.Quiz on Cell organelles, their functions, and the cell theory - Monday 12/19
        2. Cell Project is due on Wednesday, 12/21
        3. Portfolio Reflection #3 due on Friday, 12/16
Friday
-Work on Cell Analogies
-Portfolio Reflection #3 is due today
Cell Project Matrix



HW 1. Cell Project is due on Wednesday, 12/21
            Complete the Cell Project Matrix
        2. Study for Quiz on Monday, 12/19
        3. Cells Internet Lesson is due on Monday, 12/19
Cell Songs and Raps






Saturday, December 3, 2016

12/5-12/9           Agenda and Assignments


Monday
-Heterogeneous mixtures (making and eating salsa)
-Making Solutions (making lemonade)
-Notes and demonstrations
HW 1. Chemistry packet due on Monday, 12/5
        2. Quiz on Chemistry of Life 3.1 (LSAF pgs 68-75) STUDY

Sugar Science
Tuesday
-Take Quiz on Chemistry of Life 3.1 (LSAF pgs 68-75)
-"Pennies to Gold" Making an alloy (Alchemy)
-Flame Tests
Wednesday
-Begin "The Cell", Chapter 2 LSAF (pgs. 40-53)
-Egg Demonstration
-Top-down web for Chapter 2
- Vocab
HW 1. Vocab Menu (3 items): Prokaryotic Cell, Eukaryotic Cell, and Organelle
        2. Animal and Plant Cell Coloring (color code and color, 2               questions to be answered) Due on Friday, 12/9
Thursday
-Chapter 2 Two-column Notes
"The Cell" Two-Column Notes
HW Animal and Plant Cell Coloring (color code and color, 2               questions to be answered) Due on Friday, 12/9
Friday
-Finish Notes
-Cell Analogies
-Introduction to the Cell Project!!  Due on Wednesday, 12/21
HW 1. Cell Worksheet (Label the cells and complete the questions)
        2. Cell Project Guidelines Sign-off sheet due on Monday, 12/12
        3. Cell Organelle Quiz on Thursday, 12/15


Friday, November 25, 2016

11/28-12/2           Agenda and Assignments


Monday
-Begin Chemistry of Life, Chapter 3.1
-Top-down Topic Web
-2 Column Notes of Chapter 3.1
-Vocabulary
HW 1. Vocabulary Menu (pick 3 items): Carbohydrates, Proteins, Lipids, and Nucleic Acids
        2. Bring in a food label/container (something with ingredients and nutritional information)
        3. Chapter 3.1 Chemistry of Life Quiz on Tuesday, 12/6
Tuesday
-Food Label Lab
-Chemistry Packet
HW 1. Chapter 3.1 Chemistry of Life Quiz on Tuesday, 12/6
Wednesday
-Demonstrations
-Food Label Lab
HW 1. Finish Lab Questions
        2. Chemistry Packet due on Monday, 12/5 
        3. Chapter 3.1 Chemistry of Life Quiz on Monday, 12/5
Thursday
No School - Professional Development
HW 1. Finish Lab Questions
        2. Chemistry Packet due on Monday, 12/5 
        3. Chapter 3.1 Chemistry of Life Quiz on Tuesday, 12/6
Friday
-Food Label Lab is due today!
-Notes
-Demonstrations: Flame Tests, mixtures
HW Chapter 3.1 Chemistry of Life Quiz on Tuesday, 12/6 STUDY