These are all the songs we have practiced this year. They are a great review to our information!
BW: All BW will be found on this powerpoint. We do 3-5 questions per day.
BW: What are the 3 criteria used to determine kingdoms?
BW: What are the 3 criteria used to determine kingdom placement?
BW: What was the major contribution by Linneas to science?
BW: Find the density of a cube with the Length of 5cm and the mass of 100g.
BW: What is the formula for density?
BW: What are the 3 types of asexual reproduction?
BW: Why is walking on two feet an advantage for humans?
BW: What is different between homozygous and heterozygous genotypes?
BW: What is the difference between genotype and phenotype?
BW: What is one similarity and difference between genetic engineering and selective breeding?
BW: What are 2 traits that are selected for in cattle?
BW: What are the differences between selective breeding and natural selection?
BW: What is selective breeding?
BW: What are 2 adaptations that beavers have?
BW: Which butterfly has the best camo? Why?
BW: What environment is your bird best adapted to? Why?
BW: What is mimicry and what are 2 examples?
BW: How does a changed environment cause natural selection?
BW: An adaptation is.....
BW: What was the environmental change that caused natural selection to occur in the Peppered Moths?
Today we finishing up our simulations with papers #5 and #6.
BW: What is a "favorable variation"?
Today we started our variations simulation, which is paper 5.
BW: What is one trait birds have? What are 3 variations of that trait?
Today we discussed what variations are, and how they occur.
BW: What traits would you see in sexually reproduced offspring?
BW: What would the offspring look like that resulted from asexual reproduction?
Today we finished our close reads, and used evidence to decide what type of reproduction was involved with different organisms. The ppnt is below.
BW: What are 3 characteristics of asexual reproduction?
Today we did 2 close reads on articles comparing/contrasting reproduction. Please turn in your notes!
BW: What is heredity?
Today we learned about different reproductive strategies. The information is below.
BW: Name 2 acquired and 3 inherited traits you possess.
We finished our bingo game!
BW: What is a molecule?
Today we discussed inherited vs acquired traits and started our bingo game.
BW: Draw an Oxygen atom.
Today we went over the test and did test corrections. Make sure your packets and missing assignments are turned in!
List 5 organelles and their functions.
Below is the information for our Body Systems rotation!
What is the scientific reason we have Leap Day?
Explain what tissue is in the levels of organization.
A small piece of skin would be what level of organization?
What will occur to the cell when it is placed in a solution with 80%salt, 20%water?
What is the difference between once living and non living things?
BW: What is the difference between once-living and non-living things?
Today we discussed osmosis and diffusion, and filled out paper #11. The powerpoint is below!
BW: How do plants and animals rely on each other for energy? (Think photosynthesis/cellular resp.)
Today we discussed the 6 requirements of life! They can be found on the powerpoint below.
BW: What are the reactants and products of cellular respiration?
BW: What are the reactants and products of photosynthesis?
BW: Draw and label a cell with these parts: Cell wall, mitochondria, nucleus
Today we started talking about photosynthesis and cellular respiration. The powerpoint can be found above.
BW: What do plant and animal cells have in common?
BW: What is the function of the mitochondria?
Here is a link to our cell song:
BW: What are 3 differences between plant and animal cells?
BW: What are the functions of: Nucleus, Cell Membrane, Cytoplasm?
BW: What are 3 important parts of putting a microscope away?
Today we learned all of the cell organelles. The powerpoint is above!
BW: How do you focus a microscope?
The Cell Theory powerpoint is above!
BW: Who is the "Father of Microscopy"?
BW: Compare and contrast the Earth's crust and core. Use a Venn Diagram.
BW: Why is clay washed away so easily?
BW: What is the most dense layer of the Earth?
Test day! Make sure to turn in your packet.
BW: What are each layer of the Earth's cool characteristics?
BW: If I crossed a river, what size sediments would I feel all the way across?
BW: What are 2 reasons sediments layer?
BW: What are 2 reason sediments layer?
Here is the powerpoint for today's assignment. It will help finish paper #5 and #6.
There is a PDF version above.
BW: Explain how the Earth developed layers.
BW: Compare and contrast P and S waves using a Venn Diagram.
BW: Why is the oceanic crust more dense than the continental crust?
BW:What causes the Earth's magnetic fields?
BW:Explain what occurs in the mantle of the Earth and why.
BW: How is it possible for the Earth's core to be solid?
BW: Name the 3 main layers of the Earth.
BW: How does the boat challenge demonstrate what engineers do?
Today we discussed our challenge, and we started filling out our foldable. The powerpoint for the information can be found above this post.
BW: Why do large boats float?
Today we tested our boats and put together our foldable for our next unit!
BW: What are 3 observations you made over the break?
Today we built our boats for our STEM challenge!
BW: Explain what happens when oil spills in the ocean
BW: Draw a model of 2 boxes with the same density but different volume
BW: What rule explains the bread lab? Explain by drawing a model
BW: If I cut a small piece of paper, what will it's density be compared to the big piece of paper?
BW: How can 2 objects have the same mass but different densities? Draw a model to explain.
BW: A cat is 200 cm3 and has a mass of 400g. What is the density?
BW: What does density measure? Power point for today is at the top of this page.
BW: What does volume measure? What units do we use?
BW: What should you do if your TBB is not at 0?
BW: What does mass measure? What are the units?
BW: Name 2 that approx.: 1dkm long, 3 cm long, 2 dm long.
BW: What # is the metric system based on and where did it come from?
BW: Name to things that are about 1m. long.
BW: How is the Metric System different than the U.S. System?
Today we did a measurement activity and practiced using the Metric System.
BW: Why was Cedar City settled?
Today we did paper #2 for our new unit. It is a simulation about Mass, Volume, and Density.
BW: Why does ice float?
Today we celebrated Veteran's Day, Cedar City's BDay, and introduced Iron and Density.
BW:If a substance has the highest energy possible, what phase would it be in?
BW: Draw a Boron atom.
Get your packets turned in!
BW: Why is diffusion and why does it occur?
Today we put packets together and reviewed for the test.
Here are some fun Kahoots to review with:
BW: Why do your rings slip off easily in winter?
Today we discussed diffusion and saw some examples.
BW: Why do marshmallows expand when they are roasted?
Today we discussed what happens when matter is heated and cooled.
BW: What happened to the balloon animals when they were placed in liquid Nitrogen?
Today we did a lab to explore the motion of molecules and how they differ depending on temperature.
Packets are due FRIDAY, test MONDAY!
BW: What element was used to freeze your ice cream? Draw an atom of it.
Today we finished up our foldable and did paper #10. We learned all about phase changes and the energy/temp loss involved.
Today was our Sub Zero Ice Cream assembly. It was so much fun to learn about the states of matter and eat ice cream!
BW: Draw a Beryllium atom.
Today we had Sci-Fri, Freaky Creatures, and we worked on our foldable.
BW: How many atoms are in H2PO4?
Today we started our States of Matter foldable!
BW: How do atoms "stick" together? What do they form?
Today we did our reading/writing activity for this unit. We discovered the 5 states of matter.
BW:Draw a +2 Nitrogen ion.
Today we took a graphing pre test.
BW: What happens when an atom loses an e-?
Today we discussed how to use the PTE to draw an atom. We also learned how to do the opposite.
Remember: ALL WORK IS DUE FRIDAY
BW: What is a neutron's charge? Where is it located?
Today we talked about the structure of an atom, finished our foldables, and introduced the PTE.
BW: How did John Dalton contribute to the Atomic Model?
Today we discussed the structure of an atom and filled out our foldable. Check out TED Talk: How Big is An Atom? It is amazing how small atoms really are!
BW: Why has our atomic model changed over time?
Today we finished up the atomic theory and the history of the atom. We started cutting/coloring our foldables!
BW: What is matter?
Today we watched the Bill Nye episode on Atoms and Molecules. I gave out grade reports. Make sure to get in any missing work!
BW: What does DRY MIX stand for and what does it mean?
Today we started learning about the History of Atoms.
BW: What are 2 ways to better prepare for the test?
Test corrections today!
BW: Compare and contrast independent and dependent variables.
Test day! Make sure to get your packets turned in!
BW: How is the engineering process different than the scientific process?
Today we put together our Unit 1 packets. They consist of 5 bellworks and 11 papers. They need to be studied tonight, as the test is tomorrow!
We studied from the fun website kahoot.it. You can practice at home! Just look for any kahoot about the nature of science, or any specific topic we have discussed.
Here is the link for the Kahoot we used today:
BW: Why is science more like a circle than a line?
Today we discussed the process of Engineering. We had a challenge to figure out with paper #11.
BW: What is the difference between an independent and dependent variable?
Today we discussed the new way of looking at the Scientific Process. We made a diagram to keep in our folders!
BW: What does "S" stand for in TAILS? What does it tell us?
Today we went over our Variable HW/Graphing HW and checked for understanding.
These are due tomorrow.
BW: What does TAILS stand for? What does it help us do?
Today we discussed graphing and did some practice.
BW: Describe an experiment you could use to figure out why my houseplant keeps getting spots on the leaves.
Today we learned about TAILS and how we graph. We practiced on papers #9 and #10.
Make sure to get your grades turned in tomorrow. Your Variable HW is due tomorrow as well!
BW: I want to know what flavor of sno-cones tigers prefer. What is my independent variable? Dependent?
Today we practiced graphing by playing Battleship!
BW: What is an independent variable? How can you recognize one?
Today we finished discussing Variables, and we did a fun problem solving activity.
BW: What are 3 models you saw on the field trip?
Today we talked about scientific variables.
Remember that this week is midterm!
Today we went on our field trip to The Homestead Museum and The Parowan Gap.
BW: How can PEP help you?
Today we talked about scientific models.
BW: Does science go in a linear way? Are there certain steps in real science?
Today we learned about the PEP program at our school and we worked on our vocabulary.
Make sure papers 2-6 are finished!
BW: How does the Fossil Find relate to real science?
Today we discussed the Fossil Find and the new species that was discovered!
BW: How do hypotheses change from one day to the next?
Today we did the Great Fossil Find.
BW: What are 2 cause/effects of growing a garden?
It was our first SCI-FRI!
Today we discussed hypotheses, and we started on our Great Fossil Find.
BW: Compare/contrast a red apple with green grapes.
Today we did a few activities with Cause/Effect. We finished paper #5.
BW: How do observations lead to inferences?
Today we learned about the scientific skills of comparing/contrasting. We did a few activities. Check with me to get the explanations!
BW: How does technology help science? Name 2 examples.
Today we finished Observation/Inference. We practiced with a few scenarios.
BW: Look at the picture and write 3 observations and inferences.
Today we did our Reading, Writing, and Communicating activity. We read an article on technology and science. We wrote the main point of each paragraph and discussed it. This is due Monday.
BW: What is the difference between qualitative and quantitative data?
Today we learned about inference and did an activity with the Boy in the Water.
BW: How is science something we know and do?
Today we practice observation doing an activity with potatoes!
BW: What is one example of non-science? Why is it not science?
Today we finished talking about what science is/is not. We started talking about skills that scientists need. We will be practicing these skills during this unit. Make sure to get your field trip permission slip turned in to your Language Arts teacher!
BW: What is one requirement of Sci-Fri?
Today we learned about what science is/is not. We did a fun lab called Cube Tube. Make sure to turn in your Bellwork from last week.
BW: What are 3 lab rules? Why are they important?
Today we discussed Science Friday. Each student was assigned their report day. We also worked on team building with a small competition.
Make sure to turn in your Bellwork on Monday.
This week we turned in the Course Disclosure, Lab Contract, and All About Me.
BW: How do we start class? What are 3 things we do?
Today we learned about Lab Safety. We read about lab mistakes, discussed the rules, and signed our lab contracts. These are due tomorrow and need to be signed!
BW: What is your table job? What does it require?
Today was a short day, so we just finished introductions!
BW: What % of points is taken for work that is 3 days late?
Today we learned about class procedures, we also introduced ourselves! Make sure to turn in your signed disclosure document.
BW: What are 2 ways you can be respectful in class?
Today we got our seating chart, and taught eachother all about the Course Disclosure. This needs to be signed and returned by Wednesday!
Today we got to know our classroom by doing a scavenger hunt. This was turned in for points.
Happy first day of school!
Today we got to know Mrs. Clark. We filled out an All About Me worksheet, and started on our name cards.