Daily Announcements

  • Monday, January 14-Friday, January 18, 2019

    • Review for Ch.5 Test on Human Genetics
    • Human Genetics Test
    • Evolution Activity
    • Evolution Video Clips and Essay

    No Homework will assigned this week, but students will be writing an essay response to one of the video clip questions early next week.

     


    Tuesday-Friday, January 8-11, 2019

    • Using Genetic Information - Notes Sheet
      • Human Genome Project
      • DNA Fingerprinting
      • Genetic Discrimination
      • Genetic Privacy

    Homework

    Test on Chapter 5 - Human Genetics (Tuesday, January 15th) (Study guide on google classroom/Socrative code 227031)

     


    Friday, January 4, 2019

    • Human Genetic Disorders
    • Genetic Disorder Project
    • PSSA practice questions

    Homework

    Genetic Disorder Project due Tuesday 1/8

    Chapter 5 Test on Human Genetics - Tuesday 1/15

     


    Week of December 17-21, 2018

     

    • Test on Tuesday, December 18th. (study guide is in google classroom; socrative review (code 227031) is available online.

     

    • Epigenetics article (to be read in class on Monday, December 17th); Questions will be due on December 20th.

     

    • Human Genetics Project - We will begin this in class on Wednesday, December 19th.  It will not be due until AFTER winter break.

     


    UPCOMING TOPICS AND DUE DATES

    Protein Synthesis

    Mutations

    Test on DNA, Protein Synthesis, and Mutations - on Tuesday, December 18th.

    • Study Guide is in Google Classroom
    • Socrative is "LIVE" using code 227031

     


    Friday, November 30th

    Socrative Review

    STEM activity - Paper/Book Support

    Homework

    Test on Genetics/Heredity on Tuesday, December 4th.


    Wednesday, November 28, 2018

    • Genetics Vocabulary Quiz
    • Meiosis and Chromosomes

    Homework

    Test on Tuesday, December 4th.

     


    Tuesday, November 27, 2018

    Genes and the Environment

    Snowperson Genetics

    Homework

    Genetics Vocabulary Quiz tomorrow.

     


    Upcoming Events

    Genetics Vocabulary Quiz on Wednesday, November 28th

    Genetics Test - Tuesday, December 4th.


    Thursday, November 15, 2018

    • Punnett Review
    • Crossword Puzzle of Vocabulary terms

    Homework

    Punnett Square check-in tomorrow.

    Genetics Vocabulary Quiz Wednesday, November 28th.

    Ch.3 Genetics Test on Tuesday, December 4th.

    (If you finish the vocab crossword puzzle and hand it in on the day of the test, you will receive a bonus point.)

     


    Wednesday, November 14, 2018

    • Punnett Squares
    • Socrative Review

    Homework

    Punnett Square check-in on Friday!


    Tuesday, November 13, 2018

    Spongebob Genetics - Punnett Square practice

    Homework

     

    Punnett Square check-in Friday


    Monday, November 12, 2018

    Punnett Squares

    Homework

    Punnett Square check-in Friday

     


    Friday, November 2, 2018

    Genetics Vocabulary (p.73...21 words)

    • define using the glossary

    Homework

    Vocabulary due on Wednesday, November 7th.

     


    Wednesday, October 31, 2018

    Test Today!

    Homework.  none

     


    Tuesday, October 30, 2018

    • Review for tomorrow's test!

    Homework

    Test tomorrow.  Please use socrative code 227031

     


    Monday, October 29, 2018

    • Socrative Review - code 227031
    • crossword puzzle completion

    Homework

    Test on Wednesday!

     


    Friday, October 26, 2018

    • Socrative Review
    • STEM activity - ramps

    Homework

    Chapter Test on Wednesday, October 31st.

     


    Wednesday, October 24, 2018

    • Check-in
    • Mitosis and the Cell Cycle

    Homework

    Chapter Test on Wednesday, October 31st.

     

    Tuesday, October 23, 2018

    • Socrative Review
    • iPad Review
    • Science Fair/Poster

    Homework

    Check-in tomorrow.

     


    Monday, October 22, 2018

    • Cellular Respiration Review
    • Fermentation
    • STEM activity - 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 Towers

    Homework

    Cellular Respiration-Fermentation Check-in now on Wednesday, October 24th.

     


    Friday, October 19, 2018

    • Cellular Respiration and Photosynthesis Poster (Instructions in google classroom) due Tuesday, October 23rd
    • Cellular Respiration and Fermentation Check-in on Tuesday, October 23rd.

    Homework - see above.

     


    Wednesday, October 17, 2018

    Photosynthesis Review

    periods 2 & 7 - Science Fair Paperwork

    periods 3,5, & 6 - Photosynthesis Graph

    Homework

    Photosynthesis Check-in tomorrow!

    p.2&7 - Science Fair Idea Sheet due tomorrow, October 18th

    p.3,5,&6 - Photosynthesis Graph due tomorrow, October 18th

     


    Tuesday, October 16, 2018

    Photosynthesis

    Photosynthesis and Leaves Article and response

    Homework

    none

     


    Monday, October 15, 2018

    Cell Test today!

    Homework

    none

     


    Thursday and Friday, October 11-12, 2018

    Socrative Review

    Science Fair Topic Ideas - sheet (due next week)

     

    Homework

    Review for Cell Test on Monday!

     


    Tuesday, October 9, 2018

    Plickers review for Cell Test

    Homework

    NOTE: TEST DATE HAS BEEN CHANGED TO MONDAY, OCTOBER 15th!

     


    Friday, October 5, 2018

    Movement of Materials Flip Chart (due on Tuesday!)

    Cells - Crossword Puzzle Review

    Homework

    Complete Flip Chart by Tuesday; Test on Cells on Thursday, October 11th!

     


    Thursday, October 4, 2018

    Movement of Materials 

    Movement of Materials Flip Chart (we will work on this in class both today and tomorrow)

    Homework

    Test next Thursday, October 11th

     


    Wednesday, October 3, 2018

    Chemical compounds

    Organelle Check-in

    STEM activity - paper towers

    Homework

    Cell test on Thursday, October 11th

     


    Tuesday, October 2, 2018

    Chemical Compounds in Cells (web or chart)

    Homework

    6 point check-in on cell structures/organelles tomorrow!

     


    Monday, October 1, 2018

    Specialization in Cells

    Cell Structure Kahoot Review

    Homework

    6 point check-in on Cell Structures on Wednesday, October 3rd


    Friday, September 28, 2018

    Digital Microscopes

    Homework

    Cell Analogy Project due Monday!


    Tuesday-Thursday September 25-27, 2018

    Cell Analogy Project

    Homework

    Cell Analogy Project due Monday, October 1st.


    Monday, September 24, 2018

    Cell Organelles

    Cell Organelle Analogy Project Into

    Homework

    Cell Analogy Project due Friday, September 28th.


    Friday, September 21, 2018

    Cell Theory

    STEAM activity - puzzle challenge 

    Homework 

    none


    Thursday, September 20, 2018

    Scientific Method Penny Lab

    Homework

    Lab is due tomorrow!


    Monday, September 17, 2018

    • BINGO review

    Homework

    Introduction to Science test will take place on Wednesday, September 19th.

     


    Friday, September 14, 2018

    • Picture day in Science classes
    • Quick review
    • STEAM activity - cup towers

    Homework

    Test on Wednesday, September 19th

    Study guide KEY is located in google classroom!

     


    Thursday, September 13, 2018

    • Letter "e" lab

    Homework

    Test on Wednesday, September 19th

    • scientific method, measurement, branches of life science, tools of a scientist, microscopes

     


    Wednesday, September 12, 2018

    • Compound Light Microscopes
    • Use of the microscope

    Homework

    Test on Wednesday, September 19th

    • scientific method, measurement, branches of life science, tools of a scientist, microscopes

     


    Monday/Tuesday, September 10-11, 2018

    • Measurement and the Metric System
    • Measurement Lab

    Homework

    Test on Wednesday, September 19th

    • scientific method, measurement, branches of life science, tools of a scientist, microscopes

     


    Friday, September 7, 2018

    Tools of a Scientist

    • STEAM activity - Spaghetti Towers!

    Homework

    none

     


    Thursday, September 6, 2018

    • Scientific Method activity - Jumping Jacks graph

    Homework

    Jumping Jacks activity sheet and graph due tomorrow!

    Signed safety sheet and learning contract are due tomorrow!

     


    Wednesday, September 5, 2018

    • completion of "Saving Fred" procedures activity.
    • Jumping Jacks and Pulse Rate Scientific Method activity and graph

    Homework

    Jumping Jacks activity due on Friday, September 7th

    Signed safety sheet and learning contract are due Friday, September 7th.

     


    Tuesday, September 4, 2018

    • Scientific Method review and Socrative
    • Writing specific procedures activity

    Homework

    Signed safety sheet and learning contract are due on Friday, September 7th.

     


    Thursday, August 30, 2018

    • The Scientific Method (PowerPoint in Google Classroom)
    • STEAM activity - Card Castle Construction

    Homework

    Signed safety sheet and learning contract are due on Friday, September 7th.

     


    Wednesday, August 29, 2018

    • iPads - usage, google classroom, etc.
    • "About me" Socrative
    • Branches of Life Science

    Homework

    Signed safety sheet and learning contract are due on Friday, September 7th.

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