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Friday Nov. 1st


Posted on November 1, 2019

Today we worked on sponge bob genetics 2 to prepare for our quiz on Monday.sponge bob 2 wsDownloadPosted in Uncategorized | Leave a reply

Thursday Oct. 31st


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!

October 30th - Color by Number

Tuesday Oct. 29th

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!

Probability PPT

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Monday Oct. 28th


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!

Mendel Powerpoint

Genetic Traits PPT Pics

Reading Guide – Genetics 

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

DNA Notesheet to go with powerpoint 

DNA Powerpoint

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

Meiosis Reading Guide

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.

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 )

Cell City Analogy

Friday – Nearpod on Cell Organelles. Students will go to google classroom and complete in class. TEST ON THE CELL NEXT WEDNESDAY 9/11!


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

Cell Organelles PPT

Animal Cell Coloring

Plant Cell Coloring

Wordsearch – Microscopes

Cell Theory PPT

PPT Notes

Microscope Study Guide

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

Powerpoint Notes

Notesheet with blanks to go with Power Point

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 !