Welcome to Life Science!
4/16 - 4/20 - Chapter 17: Vertebrates (Begin working on your Google Slides Creature Feature Project. Show your parents the requirements sheet (parent signature due Friday)
Monday - Copy notes from slides on the "Respiratory System" and the "Nervous System" Ch 17 - Vertebrates
Tuesday - .Do front page of Ideas packet. Digestive system diagram.
Thursday - Read Facet p309. Write a 1/2 page response
Friday - Work on your Google Slides Creature Feature Project. Show your parents the requirements (parent signature due)
Week of Week of 4/9 - 4/13 - Chapter 16 Ch and Ch.17 (16 Slides: Invertebrates II Notes )
Monday - Do SRQs B (1-5) and finish copying notes through 16B.
Tuesday - Study guide / Test tomorrow
Wednesday - Ch. 16 Test
Thursday - Finish reading Ch 17A 1 - 17 A 2
Friday - Finish Ideas wkst 17A
Week of 4/2 - 4/6 - Invertebrates II - Chapter 16
Monday - No school
Tuesday - Read Facet on p. 288 - 289 Armor and Arthropods, and write a paragraph response
Thursday - Do SRQs 16A and 16B
Friday - Field Trip to San Fransisco Bay Aquarium!!! Write a 3/4 page write up on a few fascinating creatures you saw that day! Due Monday!
Week of 3/19 - 3/23
Terra Nova testing and Chapter 15 Review
Monday - Chapter 15 Review Questions, page 281 (1-10)
Friday - Chapter 15 - Test: Invertebrates (open notes / wksts / no book)
Week of 3/12 - 16 - Ch 15 Invertebrates / Worm Dissection
Monday - Do Ideas 15B on the Planarian Study notes and wksts for quiz tomorrow on sections 15A - 15D
Tuesday - SRQs 15 D and E
Thursday - Do Ideas 15D and E - Finish reading 15F on Earthworm
Friday - Lab: Worm Dissection
Week of 3/5 - 3/9 - Chapter 15 Invertebrates
Chapter 15 Slides: Chapter 15: Invertebrates
Videos Chapter 15: Chapter 15 videos
Monday - Read 15C
Tuesday - Read Coral Facet on page 271. Write a summary response.
Thursday - Finish reading 15D and copy the slides! (See first link above)
Friday - quiz on Monday. Study notes!
Week of 2/26 - 3/2 - Ch. 11 Test / Begin Ch. 15 - Invertebrates
Monday - Chapter 11 Chapter Review (1-10) and Self-Quiz (Test on Wednesday)
Tuesday - Finish Study guide and study for Test tomorrow! Notes:Chapter 11 Slides
Wednesday - Test 11
Thursday - Read Facet on p 271. Write a response summary
Friday - Read 15C
Week 2/12 - 2/16 - Little Seen Kingdoms (Ch. 11)
Monday - Do Ideas page 11B (Kingdom Protista) Finish copying notes on Protists: Chapter 11: Little Seen Kingdoms
Tuesday - Read 11C
Wednesday - Mushroom Lab
Thursday - Finish mushroom packet.
Friday - Have a great break! Test on Chapter 11 will be on Wednesday 2/28!
Week of 2/5 - 2/9 - Little Seen Kingdoms (Ch 11)
Monday - Read 11A - Choose a facet to write a summary on! (Virology or Microbiology) Bring in pond water for extra credit!
Tuesday - SRQs 11A - (Ch. Notes Chapter 11 Slides: Little Seen Kingdoms)
Thursday - SRQs 11B
Friday - Lab Investigation
Week of 1/29 - 2/2 - Ch 9/10 Test / Begin Chapter 11
Monday - Do Chapter Review Questions, page 150 (1, 4, 5, 8) and What Did You Learn questions (2, 4 - 6) and study notes / wksts for test
Tuesday - Test tomorrow! Chapter 9 and 10 (Study Ch 9 quiz)
Wednesday - Chapter 9 and 10 Test
Thursday - None
Friday - Begin Chapter 11 - Little Seen Kingdoms. Read pages 155 - 159
Week of 1/22 - 1/26 - Ch. 10 Biological Evolution
Monday - Finish reading 10A (Test this Friday on Chapters 9 and 10)
Tuesday - Read facet "The Whales that Weren't" on page 146 and write a summary / response.
Thursday - Finish reading 10B, do the SRQs on page 149. Ch. 10 - Biological Evolution Notes
Friday - Chapter 9 and 10 Test moved to Wednesday!
Week of 1/15 - 1/19 - Creation vs. Evolution (Ch 10 - Biological Evolution)
Monday - No school!
Tuesday - Study worksheets, self-quiz and book questions for Creation quiz.
Thursday - Read pages 140 - 141 and read Facet: Natural Selection at Work (do not need to write a summary)
Week of 1/8 - 1/12 - Ch. 9 Biblical Creationism
Monday - Do Ideas wkst 9A. On the back illustrate the days of creation.
Tuesday - Read 9B "Creationist Views" (p127 - 134) skip purple facets
Thursday - Read Dinosaur facet p133 - 134. Write a paragraph summary / response.
Friday - Finish wordsearch on Creationist Views
Week of 12/11 - 12/15
Monday - Finish classwork: SRQs 8A in complete sentences. Read facet on Clones, page 117 - 118. Write out 3 - 5 facts that you learned.
*** Note *** Test on ch 7 - 8A is on Wednesday. Study your notes and worksheets.
Tuesday - Review notes and worksheets from the chapters 7-8A.
Wednesday - Test Ch 7 - 8 Genetics
Thursday - Monday - Review for Final (study guide)
Week of 12/4 - 12/8
Monday - Finish reading 7B. Do SRQs 7B.
Tuesday - Finish copying slides! Slides: Genetics (Sex-linked Traits and Inherited Disorders) / Also know the answers to the self quiz on page 106, but you do not have to write them out.
Thursday - Finish reading 8A - Mutations
Friday - Spudoodle Lab! Read 8B (p113 - 119, skipping purple facets)
Week of 11/27 - 12/1
Monday - Finish reading 7A.
Tuesday - Read Facet on page 96. Write a summary response.
Thursday - Read Facet on page 100. What are your thoughts on this technology? Write out a few facts learned and a few thoughts.
Friday - Do SRQs 7B and Ideas wkst 7C. (Oops, moved to Monday!)
Week of 11/13 - 11/17
Monday - Read facet and write a summary response. (Please take note: Test this Friday!)
Tuesday - Dr. Kuhle ark presentation - Ch 6 Review Questions (1-10), page 91
Thursday - Study notes and study guide for test tomorrow!
Friday - Chapter 6 Test.
Week of 11/6 - 11/10
Monday - Finish Ideas page 6A and read pages 82 - 84.
Tuesday - Ideas pages 6B
Thursday - Finish copying 6B Notes - Notes: Chapter 6 Cell Division Do SRQs 6A and 6B.
Friday - No school!
Week of 10/30 - 11/3
Monday - Test moved to Wednesday! Finish Chapter Review Questions p74
Tuesday - Study notes from Chapters 4 and 5, use study guide. Be familiar with microscope parts. Test tomorrow!
Wednesday - Test
Thursday - Get your test signed!! Finish reading Chapter 6A, pages 80 - 84. Chapter 6: Cell Division
Friday - none
Week of 10/23 - 10/27
Monday - We're going back to review chapter 4 a bit more... Do Ch 4 Review worksheet and finish Questions on page 63 "Ch Review" (#2, 7) and "What Did You Learn?" (#2, 3)
Tuesday - Finish copying Chapter 5B Notes (see link) Ch 5 Slides - Activities of Cells
Thursday - None!! Go to the volleyball championship games! (Begin studying for Test on Ch4 - 5. Test next Tuesday!)
Friday - Work on review sheet and study notes for test! Test next Tuesday!
Week of 10/16 - 10/20
Monday - Make sure you're caught up on the notes from Ch 4. Chapter 4 Notes: Cell Structure. Read 5A (Activities of Cells) in textbook. (Chapter 4 and 5 will be tested together).
Tuesday - Read 5B.
Thursday / Friday - No school! Thursday - parent teacher conferences
Week of 10/9 - 10/13
Monday - No homework! See you at the Choir / Band concert!!
Slides from Chapter 4: Cell Structure - Slides: Ch 4 Cell Structure
Tuesday - Finish Ideas pages 4C (colored) and 4D Review
Wednesday - Microscope Lab
Thursday - Microscope quiz tomorrow. Study the parts of the microscope!
Week of 10/2 - 10/6
Monday - Take Ch 3 Self Quiz. Read and study Ch 3 Notes. (Test moved to Wednesday)
Tuesday - Do Review sheet, study notes.
Wednesday - Test Ch 3
Thursday - Read Facet page 52- 53. Write about two discoveries.
Friday - Finish Ideas 4A and copy notes 4A from slides. Ch. 4 Cell Structure
Week of 9/25 - 9/29
Monday - Finish reading 3C - Molecules and Life
Tuesday - Finish Ideas 3D and SRQs 3C.
Wednesday - Ch 3 Review Questions p47 (choose any 6) What Did You Learn Questions (choose any 2)
Thursday / Friday - No school! (Chapter 3 Test next Tuesday) Chapter 3 Notes
Week of 9/18 - 9/22
Monday - Test Chapter 2 today! Read 3A (pages 34-38) tonight.
Tuesday - Do SRQs (Section Review Questions) page 38. Write answers in complete sentences.
Thursday - Read the Facet on page 43. Write a paragraph summary about what you learned.
Friday - Do worksheet (Ideas 3A and 3C) on Cells.
Week of 9/11 - 9/15
Monday - Do SRQs 2B, page 26 (complete sentences) and Ideas page 2A and 2B
Chapter Two Notes: Chapter 2 Slides
Tuesday - Do SRQs 2C and Ch 2 Self-quiz, page 32
Thursday - Chapter Review questions, page 31 (choose any 5) / What Did You Learn questions (choose any 2). Write in complete sentences. (Test moved to Monday!)
Friday - Study for test 2!!! Use notes, the slides, and worksheets from class.
Week of 9/4 - 9/8
Monday - No school!
Tuesday - Finish review sheet (use notes or book for this) and study for Test 1. Notes from chapter 1: Chapter 1 Slides
Wednesday - Test, Ch 1
Thursday - Do SRQs - Ch 2A
Friday - Read 2B
Week of 8/28 - 9/1
Monday - Finish Chapter 1 Review Questions
Tuesday - Lab - "Is Measuring Accurate?" You can begin studying for your first test using your notes. Test 1 is next Wednesday.
Wed - Friday - Junior High Fun Days!!
Week of 8/21 - 8/25
Monday - Assignment due: syllabus signed by parent, 20 points. Finish reading pages 5 - 7. Cover your book by Friday!
Tuesday - Read section 1B. Quiz tomorrow after the lecture. Study notes! Slides: Life Science Chapter 1
Thursday - Finish reading 1C. Write out the scientific method. Don't forget to get your book covered, due tomorrow!
Friday - For the Pellagra Facet on page 17-18, explain how each step of the scientific method was used in Goldberger's experiment.