Life Science 7

LIFE SCIENCE 


Week of May 13 - 17

Creature Feature Presentations

Week of May 6 - 10

Monday - Read Chapter 14A (Presentation sign-ups begin in class)

Tuesday - Read Chapter 14B

Thursday - 14 A SRQs. Review 14B. Creature Feature Presentations begin tomorrow!! All reports are due tomorrow!

Friday - Creature Feature reports due. 

Week of April 29 - May 3

Monday - Field trip with Ms. Thom's Biology class to Aquarium on the Bay, San Francisco

Tuesday - Study for Test tomorrow (Wed)

Thursday and Friday - Creature Feature work days

Week of April 22 - 26

Monday - Frog Dissection. Finish lab write-up. Turn in permission slips for San Francisco field trip by Thursday!

Tuesday - Read 13E - Reptiles

Wednesday - Community Work Day!!

Thursday - Creature Feature Work Day

Friday - Minimum Day

Week of April 8 - 12

Cover your book by Friday!

Monday - Read 13D, about fish, page 288 - 289

Tuesday - Copy notes on Amphibians (first two slides).Ch 13 Notes: Vertebrates

Thursday - Frog Dissection Lab!! Cover your book - due tomorrow!!

Friday - Creature Feature work day. (All projects are due May 10th)

Week of March 25-29

Monday - Squid Dissection write up

Tuesday - Read Chapter 13A

Thursday - Read p279 - 283 on the circulatory and respiration system. Copy the slides on both of these systems. Vertebrates

Friday - Creature Feature work day

Week of March 18 - 22

Monday - SRQs 12E (if already turned in, you got extra credit!) Test on Invertebrates 12 - Part 2 this Friday 12E and 12F

Tuesday - Read the facet on page 267: Armor of Knights and Arthropods, write a paragraph including three interesting facts that you learned

Thursday - Invertebrates Test part 2 tomorrow (12E and 12F) Invertebrates 2

Friday - Test - Invertebrates part 2 (In class work on creature feature after the test. Bring device to do research.)

Week of March 11 - 15

Monday - Lab: Earthworm Dissection (finish write up) / Begin study guide for Wednesday's test

Tuesday - Review notes and do study guide. Test tomorrow on 12A-12D.

Wednesday - Test today

Thursday - Finish reading 12E, do SRQs 12E 

Week of March 4 - 8

Monday - Study notes for Invertebrates quiz tomorrow!

Tuesday - Invertebrates quiz today! Finish reading 12D - Segmented Worms

Thursday - SRQs 12D will be due Monday.

Friday - MOVED to MONDAY!!  Earthworm Dissection (if worms arrive by then!)

Week of February 25 - March 1

Monday - Read 12A and 12B in textbook.

Tuesday - SRQs 12A and 12B

Thursday - Ideas wkst. Finish SRQs 12A and 12B.

Friday - Copy the rest of the slides on the planarian. Chapter 12: Invertebrates  Quiz next Tuesday on 12A - 12C.

Week of February 11 - 15

Monday - Finish worksheets 9c and 9D on Kingdom Fungi

Tuesday - Read Fungus Humongous Facet on page 200. Write a paragraph summary response.

Thursday - Test tomorrow, chapter 9. Study guide due tomorrow.

Friday - Chapter 9 Test: The Microscopic World

Week of February 4 - 8

Monday - Finish 9A SRQs (1, 3-11) Write in complete sentences.

Tuesday - Finish reading 9B

Thursday - Read 9C - Kingdom Fungi The Microscopic World Ch 9

Week of January 27th - February 1

Monday - Study for test Ch. 8 tomorrow. Study guide due at the beginning of the period.

Ch. 8 part b slides: Evolution   and Chapter 8A - In the Beginning slides

Tuesday - Test Ch 8 today! Read Chapter 9.1 - 9.4 (skipping the facets)

Thursday - Read Facet "Nature's Sanitation Engineers" p 189, write a paragraph summary.


Week of January 21 - 25

Monday - No School - Martin Luther King Jr

Tuesday - Dr. Kuhle presentation - Write about three things you learned from the presentation today (sentences please). (Test on Ch 8 - Friday) Begin studying notes Chapter 8 - Evolution slides

Thursday - Finish reading 8C, pages 171 - 176

Friday - No homework. Though you can be studying for Test Chapter 8, moved to Tuesday.


Week of January 14 - 18

Monday - Copy the notes from the slides (8.2 Age of the Earth all the way through Dinosaurs) Chapter 8: In the Beginning Slides

Tuesday - Read Facet on Natural Selection, p166. Write a paragraph summary.

Thursday - No homework

Friday - Read 8C (Test - next Friday)


Week of January 7 - 11

Monday - Read Ch.8A- Biblical Creationism

Tuesday - Read Facet: Dinosaurs in the Bible? p.160-161. Write about 3 facts you learned from the facet.

Thursday - Wkst, page 1 (Biblical Creationism packet) "What the Bible Teaches About Creation"

Week of December 10 - 14

Monday - Genetics Review work

Tuesday - Genetics Review Sheet for chapters 6 and 7. Test tomorrow! Chapter 6 Slides and Chapter 7 Slides

Thursday - Monday - Review for Final (Tests 1 - 7)

Week of December 3 - 7

Monday - Read "From Algae to Gasoline" p141. Write a summary and also what you think of this idea

Tuesday - Read 7B

Thursday - Do Genetic Changes wkst (8A and 8B)

Week of November 26 - 30

Monday - Write a response to the facet on Learning about the Unborn

Tuesday - Finish Genetics Problems wkst

Thursday - Read "Breeding" p 140. Write a paragraph summary on what you learned

Friday - Genetics Lab - "Spudoodles"


Week of November 12 - 16

Monday - NO SCHOOL! Veteran's Day

Tuesday - Read pages 120 - 122 

Thursday - Finish your response on the facet on Learning about the Unborn. Do Ideas Review wkst - NO SCHOOL DUE TO FIRES

Friday - Finish Genetic Problems wkst with Punnett Squares - NO SCHOOL DUE TO FIRES

Week of November 5 - 9

Monday - Test Ch 5 tomorrow. Finish and study the review sheet (using the notes from class) Chapter 5 Slides: The Cell Cycle and Protein Synthesis (Genes and Mitosis)

Tuesday - Test Ch. 5. Read Ch. 6A, pages 113 - 116.

Thursday - Read 6B, pages 118 - 120, Heredity (Punnett Squares)

Friday - Finish wkst 7A "Origin of Modern Genetics"

Week of October 29 - November 2

Monday - wkst 5B - Asexual Reproduction / SRQs 5A (1-6)

Tuesday - wkst  - Genes and Mitosis

Thursday - Read facet page105. Write a summary.

Friday - Test Chapter 5 next Tuesday. Study notes.

Week of October 22 - 26

Monday - Finish assigned review questions, pages 87 - 89.

Tuesday - Study notes from Chapter 3 and 4 and review sheet for test tomorrow. Review sheet due tomorrow.

Wednesday - In class - Test Ch 3 - 4 

Thursday - Read Chapter 5A - Genetics


Week of October 15 - 19

Monday - Do SRQs, page 83

Tuesday - Finish Photosynthesis wkst 5C

Wednesday - Cellular Respiration Lab

Thursday - NO SCHOOL - Parent Conferences

Friday - NO SCHOOL - Teacher Inservice

Week of October 8 - 12

Monday - No homework! See you at the concert!

Tuesday - Read 4B - Cellular Respiration, pages 78 - 80

Wednesday - Microscope Lab

Thursday - Read 4B - Anaerobic Cellular Respiration


Week of October 1 - 5

Monday - Read 3B, pages 59-66 (skip the facets). Copy the slides from section 3B on the Parts of the Cell (organelles) Notes Ch 3: Cell Structure

Tuesday - Read the facet on Turgor Pressure, page 65. Write a paragraph summary response.

Thursday - Do SRQs 3B.

Friday - Study for Chapter 3 quiz - Monday! (know cell parts and microscope diagram)

Week of Sept 24 - 28

Monday - Finish reading 3A, pages 54 - 59 (skip the facets)

Tuesday - Read facet on page 58 "Leewenhoek's Lenses" and write a paragraph summary of a least two of his discoveries.

Wednesday - Finish SRQs 3A all, due Monday!

Thursday / Friday - NO SCHOOL!

Week of Sept 17 - 21 

Monday - Read pages 45-47. Do Ideas wkst 2A / 2B.

Tuesday - Do SRQS page 48(2-4, 6, 8, 10) in complete sentences. Insects for our bug board due tomorrow!!

Wednesday - Bugs due today! (worth 25 points - lab grade)

Thursday - Review sheet for Chapter 2. Test tomorrow. Notes: Chapter 2A and 2B and Notes: Chapter 2C

Friday - Test Chapter 2


Week of Sept 10 - 14 

Monday - Do SRQs p35 all. (collect bugs!)

Tuesday - Read the facets on Cellulose and Cellophane page 36-37. Write a summary paragraph.

Thursday - Study notes for quiz on 2A and 2B.

Friday - Quiz! Begin classification. (Bring in bug by next Wednesday!)


Week of September 3 - 7 

Monday - Labor Day, no school!

Tuesday - Finish Review sheet for Test 1 tomorrow

Wednesday - Test - Chapter 1

Thursday - Finish reading 2A - Life and Cells (end on page 35

Friday - Do SRQs 2A



Week of August 27 - 31 

Monday - Do end of chapter questions, page 24 - 25 (#12, #17, #19) Write in complete sentences.

Tuesday - Lab day: Is Measuring Accurate?

Wednesday - Friday - CAMP!!! 

Test on Chapter 1 next Wednesday September 5th!


Week of August 20 - 24 

Monday - Finish reading 1A, pages 5 - 9.

Tuesday - Study notes for Quiz on 1A. Chapter 1 Slides

Wednesday - quiz on 1A.

Thursday - No homework! Hope to see your parents at Back to School Night!

Friday - Begin looking for bugs!

Welcome to Life Science!  

Semester 1:

Welcome to Life Science with Mrs. Kush! It's going to be an exciting year learning about God's amazing creation.

Here is a list of supplies you should have by Monday, August 20th.

  • 3 ring binder (1 or 1 1/2 in.)
  • 5 tabs for the binder
  • lined paper
  • blue or black pen 
  • red pen
  • dry erase markers

1st assignment: Please have your parent read over the syllabus and sign it! (due Monday for 20 points)