Life Science

Welcome to Life Science!

Semester 2:

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.