November 12th -went over Pedigrees
November 13th - Study guide
November 14th Review
November 15th Test
Monday Nov 4th – Punnett Square Quiz. Classwork/Homework – Sponge Baby traits using a spinner – see me for a copy
Tuesday Nov. 5th – Intro to Incomplete Dominance – video clip below and practice using the Bikini Bottoms Incomplete Dominance Worksheet
Posted on November 1, 2019
Posted on October 31, 2019
Today students worked on an in class project – Dead Scientists Tombstones. The researched a scientist and made a headstone containing the information to hang in the hallway in our “graveyard” I have decided to move the Punnett Square Quiz to Monday so we can practice punnett squares more tomorrow. Thanks! Have a Happy Halloween!
Posted on October 29, 2019
Today we discussed probability and punnett squares! Students saw a ppt. on probability and we discussed ratios, fractions, and percents. We then worked through Bikini Bottoms I ( Sponge Bob) Genetics together using Notability and Apple TV. Tomorrow we will practice punnett squares again for our quiz Friday. Genetics Reading Guide ( from yesterday) due tomorrow!
Posted on October 28, 2019
10/28 – Today we began our unit on Genetics! We checked the picture dictionary vocab words for 20 pts. and students were told their score on the DNA Test from Friday. We saw two powerpoints on Genetic Traits and Gregor Mendel. Students were given 30 mins in class to work on the Genetics Reading Guide that is due on Wednesday. Tomorrow we will begin Punnett Squares and have a quiz on these on Friday!
Tuesday – Students will take 1/2 of the DNA Synthesis Notes today from the powerpoint. We will watch a few youtube video clips on the structure of DNA
Wednesday – We will continue the other 1/2 of the notes and begin a reading guide due Friday.
Thursday – DNA Dogs Activity in class – DNA Dogs
Today we went over meiosis again and discussed the haploid and diploid numbers for organisms. We read aloud the section on meiosis in the text book and students answered questions and sketched the stages in a chart. We will have a quiz Monday on Meiosis
Tuesday- Quiz on Mitosis and Tic tac know
Monday -Today we reviewed the Cell Cycle and will have a quiz on this tomorrow. We checked the Reading Guide on the Cell Cycle from last week ( study this for tomorrow) Quizlet link below. https://quizlet.com/_2igpgf
Monday - Study Guide Test on Wednesday 9/11
Tuesday -Review for test/ review games
Study for test TOMORROW
Wednesday- Cell , Cell Theory, Microscope Test
Thursday- Performance Series Testing
Friday - Cell Cycle Notes-
Monday – No School Labor Day
Tuesday – Students will begin the Cells in the Headlines Project that we will work on in class for two days and it will be due on Friday!
Cells in the Headlines Directions ( please note this is due Fri. Sept 6th, not the 9th as indicated on the link. The hard copy students received on Tuesday has the correct date on it).
Wednesday – Continue Cells in the Headlines
Thursday – PUNK ROCK DAY – Punk the Pirates!
Cell City Analogy and Cell Job Application HW ( they will have a copy of this as I cannot post )
Friday – Nearpod on Cell Organelles. Students will go to google classroom and complete in class. TEST ON THE CELL NEXT WEDNESDAY 9/11!
ROLL TIDE AND HAVE A GREAT WEEKEND!
Monday- Today in class we discussed the microscope and the cell theory. Students saw two powerpoints and took notes on the Cell Theory PPT. They were given a wordsearch to work on at the end of class that is due on Wed. We will have a quiz on the microscope parts definitions and locations on Friday. Students should bring in a magazine that they can “cut up” for a project next week. The deadline for the magazine is Friday.
Today all classes saw the ppt on the cell organelles and began the Animal and Plant Cell coloring sheets. These are due on Friday. Study for your microscope quiz ( Friday) and bring a magazine by Friday!
Wednesday- Today the students did a nearpod lesson on the Cell Theory using the chromebooks.
Thursday- finish Animal and plant coloring page and Foldable (Study for quiz tomorrow)
Friday - Microscope quiz and wordsearch
Monday- Review and What is science
Tuesday -Scientific Inquiry Quiz and saving fred
Wednesday- What is Life Reading Guide in class. LINK – 2-1 Reading Guide Classwork
Thursday- Spontaneous Generation notes and Picture Dictionary
Tomorrow they will create a comic strip in class from either Pasteur or Redi’s experiment.
Monday -We discussed the definition of science and students were given a Textbook Survey/Review to work on while lockers were given out. Students were given a table of contents and we set up our binders. There will be a quiz next Monday on Science Skills and the Scientific Method.
Tuesday – Students will do the pipe cleaner challenge in groups. We will have a few minutes to work on the Textbook Survey/Review from yesterday ( we will check this tomorrow for a grade).
Wednesday – We will check the Textbook Review/Survey and take notes from a powerpoint on the Scientific Method – Quiz Monday
Thursday – We will review the Scientific Method and complete the What is Science? Reading Guide in class. Color by number for HW if not complete in class.
Friday – Lab Groups will try and “SAVE FRED”. Quiz Monday !