Bell Work: Describe your favorite memory from 7th grade.
Kaibab Deer Population Graphing
Finish Frog Booklets (DUE TOMORROW!)
Bell Work: Describe how you would hide an elephant in a room.
Watch "March of the Penguins"
Complete and turn in missing work/Frog Booklets
FROG BOOKLETS DUE
Bell Work: List at least 3 safety items that should be taken into consideration during frog dissections.
Discuss frog dissections
WEAR CLOSE TOED SHOES TOMORROW
NO BELL WORK
Bell Work: List 10 ways to use duct tape
**Recycle bell work**
NO BELL WORK THIS WEEK
5.8- SAGE Testing
**Review Packet due**
5.9- SAGE Testing
5.10- SAGE Testing and start Frog Booklet
Bananas About Classification dichotomous key
Work on Frog Booklet (Due Tuesday, 5/16)
Turn in missing work
Bananas About Classification party
Bell Work: ILO PowerPoint #13-15
Discussed review packet #11-18
Density Practice Problems (homework if not finished)
Homework: Review Packet complete through #23 (will be checked off tomorrow// if complete through #23 then a treat will be given)
Bell Work: ILO PowerPoint #16-18
Discussed review packet # 19-23
Checked packets for completeness through #23
Played "Find Someone Who" for review
Homework: Review packet #24-28
Bell Work: ILO PowerPoint #19-21
Discussed review packet #24-28
Homework: Review packet #29-33
Bell Work: ILO PowerPoint #22-23
Discussed review packet #29-33
Homework: Review packet #34-37
Bell Work: ILO PowerPoint #24-26
Passed out grade reports and worked on locating missing assignments and finished review packet
Homework: REVIEW PACKET DUE MONDAY!
SAGE TEST STARTS MONDAY. PLEASE EAT A GOOD BREAKFAST AND GET PLENTY OF SLEEP.
Bell Work: How does classification help scientists?
Was given yellow review packet for end of level
Homework: #1-4 on review packet
Bell Work: From ILO PowerPoint #1-3
Discussed #1-4 from review packet
Food coloring in water demonstration- Why does the food coloring spread?
Homework: #5-8 on review packet
Bell Work: From ILO PowerPoint #4-6
Homework: #9-11 on review packet
Bell Work: From ILO PowerPoint #7-9
Homework: #12-14 on review packet
Bell Work: From ILO PowerPoint #7-9
Zombie Graphing practice
Homework: #15-19 on review packet and finish Zombie Graphing if you didn't in class
BW: What do Eukaryotic and Prokaryotic mean?
Today we took our Classification test and turned in our packets.
Have a fun and safe SPRING BREAK!
BW: What is the difference between heterotrophic and autotrophic?
Today we reviewed for the test, finished up work, and put packets together!
BW: Why is using a phylogeny helpful?
Today we finished up the 6 Kingdoms with an activity. If you need the powerpoint about kingdoms, it is about this post!
BW: How can we tell which organisms are most closely related on a phylogeny?
Today we discussed all 6 kingdoms of life. We did a quick key for practice!
BW: What are 2 cool facts you learned from the Animal Ambassadors?
Today we discussed phylogenetic trees, and finished our Norns, Aliens, and Planets.
BW: Why do we use dichotomous keys?
Today we are doing a lab to practice making/using dichotomous keys! If you were absent, please get signed up for SMART time.
BW: What did Linnaeus contribute to science?
Today we learned how to use a dichotomous key and how to make one.
BW: How many protons are in a regular Sodium atom?
Today we discussed classification, what it is, and why we use it! We completed paper #2.
BW: How many neutrons are in a regular Sodium atom?
Today we started our Classification Unit! We did our paper #1, which was a Close Read about Carolus Linneas.
BW:How many protons are in Carbon?
Today we did test corrections and introduced our new unit by watching Bill Nye Biodiversity.
BW: What are 2 characteristics of asexual reproduction?
Today we took the Heredity Test!
BW: Explain why you flipped the coin 6 times for skin color.
Today we reviewed for the test and put our packets together.
BW: Why is Homozygous Recessive the only genotype to allow a recessive phenotype?
Today we are finishing up our Baby Labs and introducing the class to our offspring!
BW: Cross a Homozygous Recessive father with a Heterozygous mother for the following trait: B=3 eyes, b=2 eyes
Today we started our Baby Lab. We are seeing how genetics works on a very basic level.
Make sure all of your papers are complete, as our review is Wednesday and our test is Thursday!
BW:How can a child have blue eyes if bother her parents have brown eyes?
Our Powerpoint for paper #9 can be found above today's bellwork!
We have been learning basic genetics!
BW: Explain the difference between selective breeding and genetic engineering.
BW: Why is genetic engineering so debated?
Today we watched a short video about genetic engineering benefits/costs.
We started our practice assignment. Make sure this is done by Friday!
BW: Why is selective breeding beneficial to humans?
Today we learned about selective breeding and genetic engineering! The powerpoint is below.
BW: Explain a few ways horses have evolved over time.
Today we finished our Horse Fossil activity. It will stay in your packet!
BW: What is selective breeding?
Today we started our Horse Fossil activity. It is paper #7 in our unit.
If you were absent, you will need to go to SMART time to make it up!
BW: How is it an advantage to have genetically identical offspring?
Today we did our Close Read activity for Selective Breeding.
Make sure to turn this in!
BW: How was your beak successful? Unsuccessful?
Today we made our graphs, analyzed our data, and discussed our activity.
BW: What are two variations in cats?
Today we tested our bird beaks with our food rotations.
BW: Explain how camouflage is an adaptation.
Today we are finishing up butterflies, and building our bird beaks!
BW: Explain Natural Selection.
Today we went over grades and put up our butterflies!
BW: Why does Earth layer?
Today we did the back of paper #4. We discussed adaptations and our new butterfly assignment.
BW: Explain what an adaptation is and give two adaptations in elephants.
Today we did our adaptation simulations! The websites are on the paper!
Mrs. Clark's Class
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