Welcome to Life Science.  

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Some FREE Science learning opportunties over the Winter Break:

 

Thursday, February 15, 2018 • Adopt-A-Stream Chemical Monitoring Workshop • 6:30-9pm
Learn how to monitor pH, oxygen, and conductivty levels in streams. This workshop will focus on proper collection
and analysis of water samples as well as interpretation of results.
Location: Cobb County Water Quality Lab • 662 South Cobb Drive, Marietta

Friday, February 23, 2018• Community Privet Pull • 4-6pm
Help restore habitat and native plant species in the Sope Creek Watershed by removing privet and learn about
watersheds and pollution prevention.
Location: Walton High School • 1590 Bill Murdock Rd, Marietta

 

 

Feb 26 - Mar 2 (Body Organ Systems)  

 

Mon

 - Major Body Systems.  Body Organization:

   (Cell, Tissue, Organ, Organ System)

 - Audio Listening:  Reading Guide. Textbook

 - Human Body Video

Tue

 - Skeletal System: Brain Pop 

 - Skeletal system Reading Guide

 - Discussion on body/skeleton relationship

Wed

 - Heartbeat Interactive

 - Complete skeletal/muscle system reading guide

 - Brain Pop interactive quiz

Thu

 - Philosophical Chairs: Kidney Transplant

 - How much blood is pumped by the heart

 - Who gets the kidney discussion

Fri

 - Integumentary System introduction

 - Reading Guide

 - Brain Pop: Skin, hair, nails

 - Edusmart interactive lesson

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 Feb 12 - 16 (Cell Cycle, Unit Test, Body Systems)

QUIZIZZ.COM Cell Cycle GAME CODE 522298

 

Mon

 - Return/review Cell Cycle quiz

 - Cell Cycle Song

 - Continue Cell Cycle poster

Tue

 - Finish Cell Cycle Poster/Color

 - Cell Processes Unit test study guide

 - Work with partner on study guide

Wed

 - Quizizz.com interactive assessment

 - Vocabulary Game: Use Ipad drawing app

 - Mitosis Rap Song

Thu

 - Cell Processes Unit Test:

   (Photosynthesis, Respiration, Cell Cycle)

 - Intro Human Body Systems reading guide

Fri

 - Human body systems preassessment

 - Brain Pop (Human Body) with assessment

 - Continue reading guide

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Feb 5 - Feb 9 (Cell Cycle : Mitosis)

QUIZIZZ.COM GAME CODE 522298

 

Mon

 - Return/review Photosynthesis/Respriation test

 - Complete and turn in Poster

 - Cell Cycle Introduction:  Brain Pop 

 - IPMATC (I Paid Money At The Counter)

Tue

 - Mitosis Video (3D)

 - Audio Listening (Text) on the Reading Guide

 - Mitosis Reading Guide Graphic Organizer

Wed

 - Cell Division Graphic Organizer #1,2

 - Continue with Reading Guide

 - Amoeba Sisters (Mitosis) Video

 - Mitosis Rap Song

Thu

 - Quizizz.com interactive assessment

 - Interactive (Mitosis)

 - Check graphic organizers:  Pair/Share

Fri

- QUIZ on Mitosis 

- Mitosis Graphic Organizer #3,4

 - Cell Division Process videos continued

 - Mitosis Poster introduction/Rubric

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Jan 29 - Feb 2 (Photosynthesis and Repiration Relationship)

 

Mon

 - Return/review Diffusion.Osmosis test

 - Audio Listening (photosynthesis/respiration)

 - Completer Reading Guide

 - Brain Pop

 - Photosynthesis/Respiration Diagram intro

Tue

 - Explain the relationship between Photosynthesis and Respiration

 - Diagram Poster Rubric explanation

 - Input/Output equations writing

Wed

 - Photosynthesis/Respiration Diagram continued

 - Study Guide for quiz

 - Pair/share/review study guide

Thu

 - Quizizz.com interactive assessment

 - Continue photosynthesis/respiration diagrams

 - Summarize photo:Respir

Fri

 - Photosynthesis/Respiration Test

 - Complete and hand in posters

 - Introduce Cell Cycle (reading guide)

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Jan 22 - 26 (Diffusion/Osmosis, Intro Photosynthesis)

 

Mon

 - Egg Cell Lab: What happened in Corn Syrup?

   What will happen to the egg in Water?

 - Brain Pop (Osmosis) and assessment

Tue

 - Osmosis with gummy bears:  What will happen       to gummy bears in water?

 - Vocabulary Review game

 - Diffusion/Osmosis Study Guide

Wed

 - Diffusion/Osmosis quiz #1

 

 - Active/Passive transport diagrams and explanations

 - Quizizz interactive assessments

 

Thu

 - Return and Review quiz #1

 - Diffusion/Osmosis Study Guide #2

 - Check you understanding of Osmosis, diffusion, active/passive transport, endo/exocytosis

Fri

 - Diffusion/Osmosis Quiz #2

 - Introduce Photosynthesis/Respiration in Cells

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Jan 15 - 19 (Diffusion/Osmosis)

 

Mon

 - MLK Holiday

Tue

 - Egg Cell Lab: What happened in Vinegar?

   What will happen to the egg in Corn Syrup?

 - Audio Listening (Reading Guide)

 - Osmosis/Diffusion Video #2 and discussion

Wed

 - Egg Cell Lab: What happened in Corn Syrup?

   What will happen to the egg in Water?

 - Brain Pop (Osmosis) and assessment

Thu

 - Osmosis with gummy bears:  What will happen

    to gummy bears in water?

 - Vocabulary Review game

 - Diffusion/Osmosis Study Guide

Fri

 - Diffusion/Osmosis quiz #1

 - Active/Passive transport diagrams and explanations

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Jan 8 - 12 (Cell Unit Test, Intro Diffusion/Osmosis)

 

Mon

 - Hand-in Cell Posters

 - Review Cell Unit Study Guide

 - Quizizz.com interactive test practice

Tue

 - Cells, Characteristics of livings things TEST

 - Introduce: cell movements (diffusion/osmosis)

 - Reading Guide (Diffusion/Osmosis

Wed

 - Return/Review test

 - Finish Reading Guide graphic organizer

 - Brain-Pop (Diffusion/Osmosis)

 - Egg Cell Demonstration (Osmosis)

Thu

 - Diffusion / Osmosis interactive visual. Notetaking

 - Movement vocabulary and diagrams

Fri

 - Audio Listening (Diffusion/Osmosis)

   (Active/Passive transport: Differences)

 - Reading Review

 - Osmosis/Diffusion Demonstrations and Video

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Quizizz.com game code (450163) Unit Test Practice questions

Jan 1 - 5 (Cell Structures/Functions, Poster, Unit Test Study)

 

Mon

 - Winter Holidays Continued

Tue

 - Teacher Work Day.  Student Holiday

Wed

 - Teacher Work Day.  Student Holiday

Thu

 - Continue Cell Diagram Posters

 - Begin Cell Unit Test Study Guide

Fri

 - Complete and hand in Cell Diagram Posters

 - Quizizz.com interactive assessment

   (Unit test practice)

 - Work on Unit Test Study Guide

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Quizizz.com game code (412020)

Dec 18, 19, 20 (Cell Structures and Functions, Poster)

 

Mon

 - Cell Functions Quiz #2

 - Rough Draft: Cell Diagrams

Tue

 - Return/Review/Correct Quiz#2

 - Brain Pop: Cell Specialization

 - Complete in Pencil(Cell diagrams): Check rubric

Wed

 - Color cell diagrams.

Thu

 - Winter Holidays

Fri

 - Winter Holidays

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Dec 11 - 15(Cell Structures and Functions)

 

Cells Interactive 

 

Mon

 - Review Cells Study Guide #1

 - Cell theory and Functions Quiz #1

 - Rough Draft: Cell Diagrams

Tue

 - Cell Crossword Puzzle #2

 - Continue Rough Draft on Cell diagrams

Wed

 - Whiteboard Vocabulary Activity (Ipad App)

 - Continue with Cell Illustrations Poster

Thu

 - Quizizz.com interactive assessment

 - BrainPop: Cell Functions

 - Continue with manila folder packet and poster

Fri

 - Quiz:  Cells Quiz #2

 - Pencil Draft completion of Cell Diagrams

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Dec 4 - 8 (Cell Structures and Functions)

 

Cells Interactive 

 

Mon

 - Cells Interactive game and assessment day 1

   Draw, Lable, Describe cell organelles and their

   functions.  Complete on-line assessment

Tue

 - Cells Interactive game and assessment day 2 

   Draw, Lable, Describe cell organelles and their

   functions.  Complete on-line assessment 

Wed

 - Bill Nye (Cells) with assessment

 - Continue cell organelles graphic organizer

 - Cell theory and Organelles crossword puzzle #1

Thu

 - Mini-White board assessment

 - Quizizz.com interactive assessment

 - Continue with manila folder packet

Fri

 - Quiz:  Cells Quiz #1

 - Cell theory and Organelles crossword puzzle #2

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Nov 27 - Dec 1 (COLT quiz, Intro to Cell Theory)

  

Mon

 - Characteristics of living things diagram concept map

 - Create 3x5 card study notes

Tue

 - COLT quiz (Ok to use 3x5 card study notes)

 - Introduction to cell theory (Graphic Orgainzer)

 - Textbook reading and gathering information

Wed

 - Review COLT quiz

 - Where did the word "Cell" come from?

 - Finish cells graphic organizer

 - Describe the major parts of a cell

Thu

 - Cell/Organelles Song.  Sing-A-Long

 - Audio Listening: Textbook p.60-66

 - BrainPop: Cell structures

 - Animal Cell Identification

Fri

 - Animal Cell Identification and Illustration

 - Notetaking on cell organelles

 - BrainPop: Cell Specialization

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Nov 13 - 17 (Characteristics of Living Things), Biomes Test

 

Biomes Practice Test  (quizizz game # 291691)

 

Characteristics of Living Things (Quizizz game # 038019)

 

Mon

 - Biomes Unit Test

 - Characteristics of Living Things (COLT) intro

 - "Mark The Text" Reading Guide

Tue

 - Return/Review/Correct Biomes Unit Test

 - COLT introduction Video

 - Complete "Mark The Text" COLT reading

 - List and Describe the 6 main COLT

Wed

 - Audio Listening (Chapter 2 section 1)

  - COLT Graphic Organizer

  - BrainPop: Living things

Thu

 - Complete/Review COLT Graphic Organizer

 - COLT Illustration Diagram mini-project

Fri

 - Finish COLT illustration project

 - Quiz Study Guide: COLT

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Nov 6 - Nov 10 ( Aquatic Biomes)  

 

Mon

 - Audio Listening, Marine Biome

 - Ocean biome "Mark the Text" reading 

 - Read aloud:  Pair/Share summary questions

Tue

 - County Vote:  No School for students

Wed

 - Ocean Biome Graphic Organizer

 - Life of Planktons #1, #2, and Ocean Life

 - Biomes Unit Study Guide

Thu

 - Mini-Whiteboard vocabulary review game

 - Summarize Biomes Study Guide

 - BrainPop: Underwater World, assessment

Fri

 - Rapid Review for test

 - Biomes (aquatic and land) Summative Test

 - Charteristic of Living Things (COLT) intro

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Oct 30 - Nov 3 ( Land Biomes Poster )   

 

Quizizz.com Game Code:  632671

 

Mon

 - Return/Review Biomes quiz #1

 - Begin Land Biomes Manila Folder Poster

 - Follow Rubic, Use internet in class to research

Tue

 - Recognize World Climate Zones

 (Polar, Temperate, Tropical)

 - Brain Pop: Desert, quick questions

 - Continue Land Biome Poster

Wed

 - Vocabulary Review white-board activity

 - Quizizz.com interactive assessment

 - Continue land biomes poster

Thu

 - Biomes quiz #2 (review your study guide)

 - Continue and finish land biomes poster

Fri

 - Return/Review quiz #2

 - Ocean Biomes introduction (Audio Listening)

 - "Mark the Text" Reading

 - Ocean biome graphic organizer 

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Oct 23 - 27 ( Land Biomes cont. )           Biomes Webquest

 

Mon

 - Continue and finish Biomes Webquest

 - Review graphic organizer

 - Answer summary questions

Tue

 - "Life in Action" Video Series: Deciduous Forest

 - Brain Pop: Deciduous Forest, assessment

Wed

 - "Life in Action" Video Series: Coniferous Forest

 - Edusmart interactive studies; Biomes

 - Quiz Study Guide (homework)

Thu

 - Study guide review

 - Quizizz.com interactive assessment

Fri

 - Biomes Quiz

 - Start on Biomes mini-poster: use rubric

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Oct 16- 20 ( Land Biomes )           Biomes Webquest

 

Study Jams (Biomes)

 

Mon

 - Return/Review Cycles of Matter Test

 - Biomes Intro Graphic Organizer

 - Audio Text Reading

Tue

 - Study Jams: Biomes graphic organizer

 - Brain Pop: Biomes, Deciduous Forest

 - Brain Pop Assessment

Wed

 - Deciduous Forest

 - Check/Review Study Jams graphic organizer

Thu

 - Tundra

 - Continue Brain Pop: Tundra

Fri

 - Computer Lab:  Interactive Biome Web Quest

 - Complete Graphic organizer for web quest

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Oct 9 - 13 (Carbon/Nitrogen Cycles, Photosynthesis, Respiration)

 

Study Jams (Water Cycle)    (Carbon Cycle)     (Nitrogen Cycle)

 

Mon

 - Complete Photosynthesis/Respiration Organizer

 - Quizizz.com interactive assessment

 - Brain Pop: Photosynthesis, Cellular Respiration

Tue

 - Quiz: Carbon/Nitrogen Cycles

 - Draw/Illustrate Photosynthesis and Respiration

Wed

 - Cycles of Matter review whiteboard game

 - Act out Photosynthesis and Respiration

Thu

 - Cycles of Matter Unit Test

 - Begin Biomes Unit (textbook search)

Fri

 - 7th Grade Field Trip to Sparkles

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Oct 2 - 6 (Carbon and Nitrogen Cycles)

 

Mon

 - Cycles of Matter note taking guide

 - Study Jams: Carbon Cycle

Tue

 - Finish Study Jams carbon cycle graphic organizer

 - Brain Pop Carbon Cycle and assessment

 - Study Jams Nitrogen Cycle and organizer

Wed

 - Carbon cycle connection to photosynthesis and Respiration

 - Brain Pop: photosynthesis and respiration

Thu

 - Bill Nye (plants and photosynthesis)

 - Bill Nye video assessment

 - Draw/Illustrate photosynthesis and respiration

Fri

 - Photosynthesis and Respiration graphic organizer

 - Quizizz.com interactive assessment on

   photosynthesis and respiration

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Sept 18- 22 (Ecology Review, Cycles of Matter)

 

Mon

                  (Periods 3, 5, 4)

- Ecology Unit Review Graphic organizers

 - Vocabulary Organizer, Crossword Puzzle

 - Illustration Boxes,   - Quizizz.com assessment

Tue

                  (Periods 3, 6, 7)

- Ecology Unit Review Graphic organizers

 - Vocabulary Organizer, Crossword Puzzle, Boxes

Wed

 - Ecology Unit Common Assessment

 - IRespond Web APP

 - Water/Carbon/Nitrogen cycles introduction

Thu

 - Review common assessment, discussion

 - Water/Carbon/Nitrogen Cycles Graphic Org.

 - Draw/Illustrate H2O/C/N cycles p. 508-510

Fri

 - Audio Listening (Cycles of Matter)

 - Water Cycle Song

 - Continue/Complete Graphic Organizer 

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Sept 11 - 15 (Symbiosis:  Mutualism, Commensalism, Parasitism)

 

 

Mon

 - Symbiosis Article Reading and Writing

 - Hurricane Discussion (p. 3, 4, 5) day1

Tue

 - Symbiosis Article Reading and Writing (p.3,6,7) day 2

 - Unit 1 Study Guides (Vocabulary organizer, Crossword Puzzle, Flash Cards)

Wed

 - Symbiosis Article Reading and Writing (p.3,4,5) day 2

 - Unit 1 Study Guides (Vocabulary organizer, Crossword Puzzle, Flash Cards)

 - Unit Review Whiteboard Activity

 

Thu

 - Unit Study Guides

 - Quizizz.com interactive review

Fri

 - Unit 1 Test: Common Assessment (iResond App)

 (Ecology, Food Web, Symbiosis)

 - Begin (water/carbon/nitrogen) cycle diagrams

  

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Sept 4 - 8 (Symbiosis:  Mutualism, Commensalism, Parasitism)

  

Mon

 - Labor Day, No School

Tue

 - Symbiosis Inquiry:  Explain situations

 - Cornell Notes on symbiosis

 - BrainPop and assessment

Wed

 - Study Jams (Symbiosis), assessment

 - Predator/Prey Videos

 - Ecology/FoodWeb/Symbiosis vocabulary organizer

Thu

 - Symbiosis articles reading and analysis

 - Read various articles, explain which symbiosis

Fri

 - Continue on article analysis

 - Summarize, Share final analysis of articles

  

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Aug 28 -Sep 1 (California Chaparell Food Web)


Food Chain Game    Herbivore, Carnivore, or Ominvore?   Build a Food web

 

Ocean Food Web

 

Mon

 - Food Web Interactives (Above Links)

 - Brain Pop Energy Pyramid and assessment

Tue

 - Begin California Chaparrel Food Web

 - Work in groups of two: Follow Rubric 

Wed

 - Continue and finish Food Web

 - Possible early quiz on food web

Thu

 - Food Web Vocabulary Game

 - Quizizz interactive food web quiz

Fri

 - Food web/chain quiz #2

 - Introduction to symbiosis: Cornell Notes

  

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Aug 21-25 (Energy Flow: Food chain, Food web)

  


Food Chain Game    Herbivore, Carnivore, or Ominvore?   Build a Food web

 

Food Chain Vocab

 

StudyJams (Food Chain)     StudyJams (Food Web)     Ecology Levels Vocaubary             

 

 

Mon

 - Solar Eclipse Preparation: NASA Video

 - Human eye paper dissection, Eye Safety

Tue

 - Study Guide Review for quiz

 - Create a food web on iPad App  

Wed

 - BrainPop: energy flow, energy pyramid

 - Exploring a food web graphic organizer

 - Whiteboard vocabulary activity

Thu

 - Create f food web using pictures

 - Color code, arrows on food web

Fri

 - Bill Nye: Food web video and discussion.  

 - Bill Nye assessment

  

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Aug 14- 18 (Ecology Poster, Energy Flow)

 

StudyJams (Ecosystem)      StudyJams (Food Chain)     StudyJams (Food Web)

 

Ecology Levels Vocaubary Interactive Study             

 

Mon

 - Complete Ecology Levels illustraton Poster

 - Double check rubric, complete the back

Tue

 - Mr. Pharr: Energy Flow Song  

 - "The Energy Connection" Reading Guide. 

 - Study Jams - Ecosystem.  Study Jams assessment

Wed

 - "The Energy Connection" Reading Guide. 

 - Audio listening, textbook reading, textbook search

 - Brain Pop, Food chain

 - Food chain song

Thu

 - Grey Wolf and Yellowstone National Park:  Discussion

 - A historical review of Grey Wolves of YNP

 - Exploring the food web

Fri

 - Creating a food web activity

 - Food web prior knowledge assessment

  

 

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Aug 7- 11 (Five Ecology Levels)

 

Mon

 - Complete Ecology Survey (textbook scavenger hunt)

 - Review/Discuss all answers

 - 5 Ecology levels graphic organizer. Audio listening

 - Memorize: "Oh Please Choose Extra Butter"

Tue

 - Brain Pop: Ecosystem

 - Finish/review 5 ecology levels graphic organizer

 - Write a paragraph summarizing the 5 ecology levels

Wed

 - Rough Draft: Ecology Levels Poster

 - Choose/Research on the organism of your choice

 - Follow Rubric for the poster

Thu

 - Continue working on 5 ecology levels poster

Fri

 - Continue and finish poster

 - Knowledge check quiz on 5 ecology levels

 

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July 31 - Aug 4 (Introduction to Ecology)

 

Mon

 School Procedures, get to know each other

Tue

 School Rules and Procedures Ecology Survey;  Textbook scavenger hunt with partner

Wed

 - Unit 1 (Ecology) introduction scavenger hunt continued.  Review/share information.

Thu

 - Ecology: Everything is connected vocabulary hunt.  How all things on earth are connected.

Fri

 Life Science pre-test (iRespond Web App) 

 SLO (Science Learning Objectives)

 

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 Items below this sentence are weekly blogs from last year

 

May 22 - 24 (Last Days of School)

 

Mon: Planet Earth: Blue Ocean

- Choice videos

- Ocean Life 

 

Tue: Career Day 

- Early Release.  1:30

- Go to various job presentations and learn about current jobs

 

Wed: Last day of school

- Early Release.  1:30

- Mingle in Class. Say good bye

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May 15 - 19 (Life in the jungle, Scientific Method)

 

Mon: Predator/Prey

- Planet Earth Video (BBC): Speed Kills

- Food Chain in the Jungle

- 8th grade preview (Scientific Method)

 

Tue: Scientific Method 

- Scientific Method Webquest Lab

- 8th grade introduction to scientific method

- Neok12.com (Brain Games)

 

Wed: Field Day 7th grade

 

Thur: Scientific Method (continued)

- Continue/Complete scientific method web-quest

- 8th grade scientific method introduction

- Neok12.com (free brain games)

 

Fri: Insects, Arachnids, Arthropods

- BrainPOP: Insects, Arachnids, Arthropods

- Describe/Explain the difference between insects and arachnids

- Brain pop Quiz: awards

 

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Animal Classifications  

 

May 8 - 12 (Year Review, SLO test)

 

Mon: Year in Review Practice

- Mix Review Inquiry

- Year Test #3, Review test

- Required information for SLO test (given Tuesday)

 

Tue: SLO Test 

- Complete test (paper and pencil)

- Upload answers via iRespond system

- Reading Guide (sorting it out), classifications)

 

Wed: SLO Test Discussion

- Video:  Human Adaptations

How humans survive/live on various mountains of the world

 

Thur: Classification interactivity

- Animal classifications interactive lab

- Classify mammals, amphibians, reptiles, birds, fish

 

Fri: Reptiles and Amphibians

- Compare and contrast reptiles and amphibians

- How are they different than mammals?

 

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May 1- 5 (Year in Review: All)

 

All PRACTICE TESTS counts toward final grade

 

 

Mon: Year in Review Practice

- Return/Review Practice test #1

- Reading Guide (Classification, Domains, Kingdoms)

- Continue working on Crossword puzzles

 

Tue: Year in Review materials

- Practice test #2

- Cell Processess crossword puzzle (Orange)

 

Wed: Vocabulary Review 

- Return/Review/Correct practice test #2

- Prepare/Preview for practice test #3

 

Thur: Quizizz 

- Quizizz.com year review assessent part III (make up)

- Prepare for practice test #4

 

Fri: Practice Test

- Mixed questions review

- Practice Test #4

- Check Practice tests 1-3

- Prepare for SLO science test on May 9 (Tuesday)

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Apr 24 - 28 (Year in Review: Ecology, Cells)

 

Mon: Year in Review Practice

- Quizizz interactive assessments (Part II)

- Neo K12 (Mitosis, Food Chain, Photosynthesis)

 

Tue: Year in Review materials

- Study Guide (Green). Completion and review

- Cell Processess crossword puzzle (Orange)

 

Wed: Vocabulary Review 

- "Guess My Word" Game:  Clues without the word

- Students play same game in pairs

 

Thur: Quizizz 

- Quizizz.com year review assessent part III

- Prepare for practice test #1

 

Fri: Practice Test

- Mixed questions review

- Practice Test #1

- Study Guide #2

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Neo K12 Activities      What are they      Interdependence    

 

Apr 17 - 21 (Year in Review)

 

Mon: Year in Review

- Quizizz interactive assessments 

- Neo K12 (Mitosis, Food Chain, Photosynthesis)

- Continue work on crossword puzzles 

 

Tue: Year in Review materials

- Study Guide (Green). Completion and review

- Cell Processess crossword puzzle (Orange)

- Types of organisms interactive (what are they)

 

Wed: Year in Review, 

- Finish "Twins Documentary" Discussion on identical twins

- Natural selection and Adaptations video

 

Thur: Year in Review, 

- Finish "Twins Documentary" Discussion on identical twins

- Natural selection and Adaptations video

 

Fri: Bill Nye

- Bill Nye: Evolution Video

- Pre/Post assessment on Bill Nye, Evolution video

- I-pads: What do they do 

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Apr 10 - 14 (Natural Selection, Evolution, Year Review)

 

Mon: Evolution continued: Change over time

- Galapgos Islands video conclusion

- Discuss finches and their adaptations

 

Tue: Natural Selection

- Natural Selection and Evolution reading guides

- Genetics re-test preparation

- Genetics RE-TEST 

 

Wed: Adaptations, Internet activities

- Dichotomos Keys, how to videos

- Genetics and Body Systems Crossword Puzzle 

 

Thur: Ecology and Cells year-in-review

- Ecology and Cells crossword puzzle

- EOG/SLO practice test #1

 

Fri: Year Review practice

- Practice test #1 review

- Crossword puzzle #1 and #2 completion

- EOG test schedule review for next week

(How to prepare and succeed)

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What are they      What do they do    

 

 

Mar 27 - Mar 31 (Natural Selection, Evolution)

 

Mon: Change over time

- Change over time reading graphic organizer

- Audio Listening (Change over time Reading guide)

- BrainPop: Mutations.  Changes in organisms 

 

Tue: Charls Darwin, who is he?

- Reading Comprehension on Charles Darwin life

- Brain Pop: Story of Charles Darwin

 

Wed: Adaptations, Internet activities

- Name types of living things

- Classify living things

- Quizizz.com

 

Thur: Evolution, how things change

- Critical Reading on adaptation.  Answer questions

- Galapogos Island introduction video

 

Fri: Natural Selection

- Reading guide: Natural Selection

- Galapogos Islands Video

- Discussion: How do the animals survive over time?

 

 

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Mar 20 - Mar 24 (Genetics, DNA, Evolution)

 

Mon: DNA structure, base pairs

- Conjoined sisters story (Conclusion).  Philosophical Discussion.

- Audio Listening (DNA Reading guide)

- DNA power point presentation:  What is it?

- Continue DNA reading guide.  Base pairs: How to find the base pairs   

 

Tue: Genetics, DNA

- Complete Reading Guide, check for understanding

- Brain Pop: DNA and base pairs

- Study Jam: Inherited traits vs. learned behaviors

- Genetics unit summative test study guide

 

Wed: Genetics, mitosis, meiosis

- Complete, Review, Check genetics test study guide

- Whiteboard activity: Competition review of gentics, meiosis, mitosis

 

Thur: Genetics summative test

- Rapid Review, test preparation

- Introduction to Evolution (Reading guide)

 

Fri: Charles Darwin and Evolution

- Who is Charles Darwin: Critical Reading and summations

- Brain Pop:  Story of Charles Darwin, Natural Selection

- Galapogos Island introduction

 

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Mar 13 - Mar 17 (Genetics, DNA)

 

Mon: Introduce Meiosis

- Return/Review Punnett Squares quiz

- Mitosis vs Meiosis video (Amoeba Sisters)

- Start Meiosis Reading graphic organizer      

 

Tue: Genetics, Meiosis and Mitosis

- Audio listening for meiosis reading guide

- Finish reading guide graphic organizer.  Check

- Quizizz.com interactive assessment on Genetics

- Use internet to gather information/diagrams and explain meiosis 

 

Wed: Genetics, Meiosis and Mitosis

- Concept map: mitosis vs meiosis: power point

- Brain Pop: sex determination: xx vs xy

 

Thur: Genetics, DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid)

- Audio Listening: DNA reading guide

- DNA introduction: power point

- Reading guide graphic organizer on DNA

- Base pairs activity:  Find base pairs: The easy way.

 

Fri: Genetics, DNA

- Finish and review DNA reading guide graphic organizer

- Whiteboard activity: Rapid Review of genetics

- Pedigree activity

- Genetics unit summative study guide (homework)

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 Punnet Square Practice Interactive (only works with internet explorer)

 

Punnett Sq Practice #2

 

 

Mar 3 - Mar 10 (Human Body Test, Genetics, Punnett Square)

 

Mon:  Human Body Test

      - Introduce Genetics

      - Heredity Reading Guide Graphic Organizer

       

Tue: Punnett Squares Inquiry

      - Return/Review/Correct human body test

      - Finish Heredity Graphic Organizer; Check for understanding

      - Mr. Lee Heredity song

      - Punnett Square: Explanation and practice

 

Wed: Heredity and Punnett Square

      - Genetics and Heredity Concept Map

      - BrainPop: Heredity and video assessment

      - Discussion:  Why traits are a combination, not all one or the other

 

Thur: Punnett Square Activity

      - Genetics and Punnett Square overview: Reverse activity

      Given offspring alleles, find the parent alleles

      - Heredity inquiry activity: Calculate outcomes for various situations

 

Fri: Quick Quiz: Heredity and Punnett Square

       - Traits and Characteristice; How they are passed on

       - Reading Guide: Traits and Inheritance graphic organizer  

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  The Heart Interactive      Skeletal System       Body Systems Interactive

 

 3D-Body Systems

 

 

Feb 27- Mar 3 (Human Body: Cardio, Resp, Digestive, Endocrine)

 

Mon:  Human Body 3D

     - Return/Review/Correct Quiz (skeletal, muscular)

      - Internet, Human body systems 3D activity

     - Human body systems graphic organizer

     - Body organ system(s) and their functions recognition

  

Tue: Internet activities continued

      - Complete human body systems graphic organizer

      - Quizizz.com self assessment

  

Wed: Human body systems continued

      - BrainPop: Heart, Joints, Circulatory, Urinary

      - BrainPop assessments

      - Body Systems whiteboard activity

      - Edusmart interactivity: Heart

  

Thur: Human body systems continued

      - BrainPop cont.: Digestive, Endocrine, Lymphatic

      - Quizizz.com interactive questions on human body

      - Edusmart interactivity (Digestive, Endo, Lymph)

 

Fri: Quick Quiz: 10 questions

       - Bill Nye: Respiratory, Digestive

       - Reading Guide: Respiratory.  

         Textbook reading and standardized test sample questions

      - Edusmart: Respiratory

 

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Feb 13 - Feb 17 (Human Body: Skeletal, Muscular)

 

Mon:  Skeletal and Muscular Organ Systems

           - Interactive Website: Heart Beat, Skeletal Parts and uses

           - Brain Pop (Skeltal and Muscle) 

           - Body Organization Reading Guide. Skeletal, Muscular

  

Tue:  Philosophical Chairs (Who gets the kidney?)

           - How much blood does your heart pump in one day?

           - Notes on the function of the kidney

           - Philosophical chairs on kidney transplant 

  

Wed:  Integumentary System (Skin, Hair, Nails)

           - Audio Listening (Integumentary System)

           - Integumentary system reading guide

           - Brain POP (Skin, Hair, and Nails)

           - Edusmart interactivity on integumentary system

  

Thur:  Integumentary System continued

           - Finish Integumentary System Reading guide

           - Quizizz.com interactive questions on human body

           - Weebly interactives on muscle and skeleton

           - The human body 3D log-on information and use

 

Fri:     Quiz:  Human body, skeletal, muscular, and Integumentary

           - Intro:  Cardiovascular system and Respiratory system

           - Reading Guides

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Feb 6 - Feb 10 (Human Body Systems)

 

Mon:  Human body Systems

          - Return/Review Cell Processes test from Friday

          - Brain Pop (Human Body) Pre-Quiz, Post-Quiz

          - Body Organization Reading Guide.  Complete in pairs

 

Tue:  Quick Write:  How do body system work together?

          - Body Organization levels

          - Textbook audio listening.  Finish reading guide

          - The body systems video 

 

Wed:  Skeletal System; Brain Pop with assessment

          - Skeletal System Reading Guide

          - Discussion:  Relationships among human body systems

 

Thur:  7th Grade Field Trip

           

Fri:     Edusmart interactivity (Skeletal and Muscular) Systems

          - Brain Pop (muscles) interactive quiz

          - Reading Guide (Muscle Systems)

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 Cell Division Interactive                     Mitosis Interactive

 

Jan 30 - Feb 3 (Cell Processes, Mitosis) (I PMAT C)

(Interphase, Prophase, Metaphase, Anaphase, Telophase, Cytokinesis)

(I Paid Money At The Counter)

 

Mon:  Mitosis Reading Guide Graphic Organizer

          - Diagrams, Illustration, Descriptions Organizer #1,2

          - Brain Pop:  Mitosis, Mitosis Rap Song

          - Mitosis Cartoon (Amoeba Sisters)

 

 Tue:  Cell Processes, Mitosis Graphic Organizer #2 Review

          - Mitosis Rap Song, Video #2

          - Cell Process Internet Activity

 

 

Wed:  Mitosis Graphic Organizer #3, #4 (illustration, description)

          - Cell processes Study Guide (CTLS)

          - Cell Division Diagram Poster

 

 

Thur:  Cell Processes Formative Test (CTLS)

          - Draw, Describe, Illustrate Cell processes

           

Fri:   - Return/Review Formative test

          - Cell division graphic organizer/Poster

          - Prepare for Cell Processes Final Test: Diffusion, Osmosis, Photosynthesis, Respiration, Cell Division, Mitosis.

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Jan 23- 27 (Photosynthesis, Respiration) (Mitosis)

 

Mon:  Writing/Discussion on Photosynthesis/Respiration

          - Photosynthesis/Respiration Diagram Illustration project

         - Summary

 

 Tue:  Continue working on photosynthesis/respiration project 

          - Study guide for test

          - How does photosynthesis/respiration help animals and plants?

 

 

Wed:  Photosynthesis/Respiration Test

          - Continue/Finish photosynthesis/respiration project

          - Cell Cycle Introduction:  BrainPop: Mitosis

 

 

Thur:  Return/Review Test

          - Mitosis Reading Guide Graphic Organizer

          - Mitosis Video (3D)

          - Audio Listening on Reading guide

  

Fri:   - Mitosis Graphic Organizers

          - Cell division graphic organizer

          - Amoeba Sisters (Mitosis) video

          - Mitosis Rap video

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Photosynthesis Internet Activity                 Quizizz.com

 

 

Jan 16 - 20 (Diffusion,Osmosis) (Photosynthesis, Respiration)

 

Mon:  MLK Holiday

 

Tue:  Diffusion/Osmosis Quiz #1 

         - Diffusion/Osmosis Study Guide #2

           Open-ended questions for summative test 

         - Review Study Guide #1.  Clear up and misunderstanding

 

Wed:  Diffusion/Osmosis Continue

         - Return quiz #1, Review/Correct

         - Diffusion/Osmosis Summative quiz

         - Introduce photosynthesis/Respiration connection

         - Photosynthesis and Respiration Reading guide 

 

Thur:  Return/Review summative quiz

           BrainPop (photosynthesis and respiration)

         - Brain Pop interactive assessments

         - Edusmart interactive lesson on photosynthesis and respiration

         - Input (raw-materials) and Output (by-products) of Photo, Respir

         (Carbon Dioxide, Water, Light) (Glucose, Oxygen)

 

Fri:   - Photosynthesis and Respiration web activity

 

         - Quizizz.com interactive assessment

         - Active/Passive transport diagrams

         - Begin photosynthesis and respiration diagrams

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Jan 9 - 13 (Diffusion,Osmosis, Active/Passive Transport)

 

Mon:  Reading Graphic Organizer

          - Summarize Reading Graphic Organizer 

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Quizizz.com game code (412020)

Dec 18, 19, 20 (Cell Structures and Functions, Poster)

 

Mon

 - Cell Functions Quiz #2

 - Rough Draft: Cell Diagrams

Tue

 - Return/Review/Correct Quiz#2

 - Brain Pop: Cell Specialization

 - Complete in Pencil(Cell diagrams): Check rubric

Wed

 - Color cell diagrams.

Thu

 - Winter Holidays

Fri

 - Winter Holidays

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Dec 11 - 15(Cell Structures and Functions)