This week we are wrapping up our Human Body Systems unit with a project. The student received the project options (only a video will be a group project, all others are individually completed!). These are due Wednesday at the end of class.
Notebook checks are going on this week. Students should have 9 stamps:
1. Bill Nye Digestion
2. Digestive System Warm Up
3. DiscoveryEd Getting To Know: Digestion
4. Excretory System Diagram
5. Homeostasis Booklet
6. Cinquain Poem rough draft
7. Reproductive System Guided Notes
8. Body Systems Foldable
9. Meiosis Diagram
All missing work due Friday June 16th! Let's take care of all things before testing so we can get good sleep every night next week :)
Review days for our Science NCFE will be Thursday and Friday through Mastery Connect.
This week we continue our Human Body unit with finishing up the Excretory system and moving into the Reproductive system! We will have a quiz on Digestive and Excretory combined on Wednesday. Review the vocabulary and the DiscoveryEd Techbook to help prepare.
Monday's Webquest Links:
PBS Learning Resource
This week we are finishing up the Digestive System and moving into the Excretory System. Note that for these two systems we will do a combination quiz next Wednesday!
If you missed the lab on Wednesday, please either complete at home or complete the following alternative assignment:
Discovery Ed Video & Worksheet
Discovery Ed Interactive & Student Sheet
This week we will finish the Respiratory System and begin the Digestive System!
We will have a Notebook Check on Thursday this week - 10 stamps :)
The PowerPoint has more detailed information.
This week we are exploring the Circulatory and Respiratory Systems. For the rest of this unit, we will spend roughly 4 days on a body system, end with a quiz, and begin a new system. See the PowerPoint for lots of links to our daily assignments :)
Link to Virtual Sheep Dissection
Current Events due Wednesday
Test Corrections due Friday
This week is our Unit Test! I have attached the keys to our review activities from class today - use them to check your work. As of Wednesday we will start exploring Human Body Systems :)
If students want to do test corrections for the exam, they have a week from when we pass it back - likely Monday next week (HOPE games Friday!).
Cells, Tissue, Organ packet due Monday May 15
Current Event due NEXT week - May 17th
Grades will be updated by Friday for tests and projects and other missing work coming in.
This week students will be putting together all their knowledge on genetics to create a project on a unique genetic condition. Conditions will be chosen on Tuesday, and research will occur in class Tuesday-Thursday. Projects are due Friday - presentations on each condition will happen on Friday! Friday is not a project work day.
http://kidshealth.org is a great site to start researching on!
This week we are continuing to dive deeper into the ethics behind genetic technology. Use the following websites for our "Risky Genetics" activity -
Breast Cancer Video 1
Breast Cancer Video 2
Lung Disease 1
Lung Disease 2
We had quite the short week back! And I apologize I wasn't able to make it either day :/ Students worked on some review concepts dealing with genetics on Thursday and Friday. Please make sure both packets are completed and we will review all answers on Monday in class :)
Happy Track In!
Note: Students needed to use our textbook for the Pedigree Puzzles worksheets. Login information can be found lower down in the Weekly Updates section.
This week we will be seeing how different genes from parents are passed down to their offspring. Review the PowerPoint and supplemental materials as needed.
Remember, all assignments completed this week will go on 4th quarter grades.
Notebook check this week - Wed/Thurs! Here's what you should have:
1. QR Code Gallery Walk
2. Activity 57 Questions
3. Forensic DNA Analysis questions (8)
4. DNA Station 1 - Student Sheet Strawberry DNA Extraction
5. DNA Station 2 - Student Sheet DNA Timeline
6. DNA Station 3 - Student Sheet "What's the Code"
7. DNA Station 4 - Genetic Testing Response
8. Chapter Review & Mitosis drawing
9. Genes, Genetics & DNA video notes
10. Intro to Punnet Squares (Tuesday)
11. Genetics Vocabulary Student Sheet (Wednesday warm up)
Every Friday see what we did in class and what important things are coming up in class.