7th Grade Week of April 17-21, 2017

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We will continue to study Genetics and Mendel’s Laws.  We will review meiosis again before moving to Mendel’s Laws, Punnet Squares, and probability.  

Students still have a Genetic Disorder Presentation due on May 10th.  Click here for information:GeneticDisorderResearchandPresentation.docx

They will be given one more day, April 28, to work on the research project.  

8th Grade Week of April 10-14, 2017

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This week will will finish our lab about pendulums and a GOLD level lab report is due on Wednesday, 4/12.  We will cover Friction and do a MINI lab about friction. 

There will be a quiz on Gravity and Friction on Friday, 4/14.  

Students have a Balloon Car Gold Level Project due on May 1st.  Here are the guidelines for the project:  BalloonCarProject

7th Grade Week of April 10-14, 2017

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This week we will begin our study of Meiosis.  We will learn where and how this process produces gametes and how it is similar and different from Mitosis.  

Students will have a quiz on Meiosis on Friday, 4/14.  

Also, students still have a Genetic Disorder Research Presentation due on May 10th.  Here is the information for the project.  GeneticDisorderResearchandPresentation.docx

8th Grade Week of April 3-7, 2017

Welcome Back!  I hope Spring Break was GREAT for everyone!

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I am assigning the following project on Monday, 4/3.  It is due May 1st.  All students will receive a hard copy of this.  BalloonCarProject

We will continue our study about forces.  We will look at another Action-at-a- distance force- GRAVITY!  

7th Grade Week of April 3-7, 2017

WELCOME BACK!  I HOPE EVERYONE HAD A GREAT SPRING BREAK!!!!

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We will begin our study about genetics this week. We will watch a video called The Nine Months that made You from PBS  and take guided notes about fetal development and disorders that can occur from genes or problems during gamete formations.  We will review mitosis and begin to inquire about the principles of genetics and Gregor Mendal’s contribution to the field of genetics.

Genetic Disorder Project is due on May 10th.  Here is information:  GeneticDisorderResearchandPresentation.docx

7th Grade Week of 3/20-3/24, 2017

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We will finish our study of the Cell Cycle and have a quiz on it Wednesday, 3/22.  

Students should know the phases of the cell cycle and mitosis and be able to identify the phases by looking at images of cells.  There will also be questions about biotechnology presentations on it as well as cancer.  

8th Grade Week of 3/20-3/24, 2017

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We will finish our study of magnetism before leaving for Spring Break.  We will have a test on 3/24 on Magnetism and Forces that were covered the past two weeks.  

Vocabulary terms will be on test as well as vectors.  Students should study the guided notes we took  on the chapter too!    We will review on Thursday, 3/23, for the test.