Welcome to SCIENCE 7! It's going to be a great year:)
Monday, February 10th:
Create an animal assignments are due on Wednesday, Feb 12th. Students have had access to chromebooks and have had at least 3 periods to work on the assignment. We have gone over the detailed rubric and criteria and many examples were shown in class.
Tuesday, February 4th:
Topics 1 and 2 QUIZ - Thursday, Feb.6th (students were given a review and we will be going over the review in class tomorrow)
Need to know: ecosystem, ecology, adaptations, symbiosis (3 kinds (mutualism, parasitism, commensalism) and provide examples), natural resources, human impacts on the environment.
Thursday, January 16th:
Students have been given the study guide for the final exam.
unit 5: 962107
UNit 4: 298374
Unit 3: 557594
Unit 2: 704049
Unit 1: 633201
Monday, January 13th:
Welcome back! Stay warm!!
Unit 5 topic 1-3 quiz TOMORROW (14th). We went over the review in class today - students should have correct information.
Wednesday, December 4th:
UNIT 3 TEST TOMORROW. We went through the study guide in class today. QUIZIZZ code: 422350
Interactive Notebooks DUE Monday, December 9th.
Monday, December 2nd:
UNIT 3 TEST will be on Thursday, December 5th. Students have been working through the study guide and we will be going over it on Tuesday. (Some students received the study guide last Wednesday and Thursday...while others were away due to busses not running)
Tuesday, November 19th:
Topics 3 and 4 quiz:
7-5 Wednesday, Nov.20th
7-4 Thursday, Nov 21st.
Monday, October 28th:
Unit 2 topics 3 and 4 QUIZ TOMORROW. Students have completed a review and we went over it in class.
MIDTERM: Tuesday, November 4th. Students will be given a study guide as well as a code to go on to quizizz.com. We will also be doing in class review.
Friday, October 4th:
Interactive Notebooks DUE MONDAY. Students have had at least 2 full class periods to work on these.
Unit 1 test was today. Marks will be on Powerschool tonight.
Monday, September 30th:
Many students are away today due to weather. We will be working on the topics 5-7 review in class and plan on going over it tomorrow (students away today will be able ot fill in what they missed). A unit one study guide will be handed out in class tomorrow and students will have time in class to work through the study guide (because science is semestered, we go through the material quicker than other classes - which leaves most concepts fresh in memory/mind - review for 2 classes is plenty - students should be studying their reviews at home.
UNIT ONE TEST - scheduled for Thursday, October 3rd. We will be doing review in class on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Students can log into quizizz.com and play unit one review. The CODE is: 770426
Thursday, September 19th:
This was the last class for students to work on their create an animal assignment. They have had at least 4 full periods to work on this which is plenty of enough time. The assignment was broken down into sections and we discussed what should be completed by the end of each work period. I will be collecting these on Monday. Some students have submitted already.
Monday, September 16th:
Students have started working on their 'create an animal' assignment.
Topics 3 and 4 review is due tomorrow -- I believe all students completed them in class today. QUIZ Wednesday.
Info to know for quiz: Ecological footprint (and ways to lower it), sustainability, the 3 R's (reduce, re-use, recycle), food chain, food web, pyramid of numbers, producers, consumers (herbivores, carnivores, omnivores), predator, prey, scavengers and decomposers.
Friday. September 13th:
Topics 3 and 4 review will be handed out on Monday and the quiz will be Wednesday. Students will be starting a 'Create and Animal' assignment where they show their understanding of topics 1-4 through a fun and creative activity -- they love this. Criteria will be handed out and discussed today.
Tuesday, September 10th:
Topics 1 and 2 QUIZ tomorrow. We went over the review questions in class yesterday - all students had time to complete and check in class. Students can expect to have one quiz per week (about 2 topics per week). I always prepare a review for students before quizzes and we go over them in class.
Content to know for quiz tomorrow:
Definitions: ECOLOGY, ECOSYSTEM, ADAPTATIONS, SYMBIOSIS, NATURAL RESOURCES, WANTS, NEEDS
Examples to understand, explain and identify: MUTUALISM, PARASITISM, COMMENSALISM, human impacts on the environment.
Tuesday, September 3rd:
- course outlines need to be signed and returned.
STUDY GUIDE for midterm should be completed for tomorrow - we will be going over the guide in class on Tuesday.
Students have had class time (at least 3 periods) to work on this review.
QUIZIZZ homework game codes: Log into quizizz.com - join game - enter code
Unit 1: 683205
Unit 2: 990895
MIDTERM is scheduled for April 9th. It will be on units one and two. Students have study guides. We will be working through quizziz for unit one and two as well. I will send a homework code closer to the date.
We have now wrapped up unit 2. Students will be writing the unit 2 quest Tomorrow (7-7) and Thursday (7-2). This will be open book-notes and text allowed.
INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOKS will be due on March 28th
MIDTERM STUDY GUIDE has been given out. We will be working through them in class over the next few periods. It is expected that students be doing some review at home on thier own as well.
Finishing up watching GMO OMG...
There will be a topic 3 and 4 QUIZ on Thursday, March 21st. Reveiw will be worked on in class tomorrow.
We will be watching GMO OMG in class on Friday and Monday. Discussion about genetically modified foods. We will follow this up with Bill Nye as they both present different sides.
Topic 1 and 2 quiz will be March 14th. Review in class today-we will go over in class tomorrow.
QUIZIZZ CODE: 668270
The quizizz game will be available until your test on Tuesday.
Interactive Notebooks due Tuesday as well. These are great personal study guides.
UNIT one study guide was given out yesterday. We will work on it in class and go over before test. Test will be on TUESDAY MARCH 5th.
Welcome back after a week off:) Topics 5-7 review given in class today. Review will be due Wednesday Feb 27th.
Topics 3 and 4 QUIZ tomorrow - Thursday, Feb 14th. Students are working on a review today and we will go over it at the end of class. Need to know:
Abiotic, biotic, niche, omnivore, producer, carnivore, herbivore, pyramid of numbers, scavenger, decomposer.
Need to know: Difference between decomposer and scavenger, examples of ways we use the 3 R's (and what the 3 R's are)
Need to know: sustainability, ways to decrease our ecological footprint
Be able to draw a food chain - showing how energy is moved throughout.
Create an Animal assignment DUE TOMORROW! Looking forward to seeing your creations:)
Students are continuing to work on their 'Create an Animal' assignment. The rubric has been handed out and several examples were looked at and displayed in class. DUE February 12th.
QUIZ on topic 1 and 2 will be tomorrow, February 6th. Students were given a review and we went over it in class.
Adaptations assignment due tomorrow, February 5th
Topics 1 and 2 review due tomorrow. We will be marking it during the first period and then the QUIZ will be during the second period of science tomorrow!
MIDTERM tomorrow! Students have been preparing for the last week and a half. They were given a study guide that we went over in class. Also, review games and quizizz were fun ways of reviewing.
Topics 5-7 review #1-15 due tomorrow. QUIZ on Thursday.
We watched the topic 4 powerpoint today and will be taking notes on Topic 4 tomorrow.
Topics 1 and 2 QUIZ will be on Thursday, September 14th. Students will be given a reveiw in class. Things to know:
Definitions: ecology, ecosystem, adaptation, symbiosis, natural resources
Know 3 types of symbiosis (give examples); Give examples of animal adaptations, natural resources, needs and wants.
Students are working on an adaptation assignment (feel free to ask your child about some cool adaptations they have discovered). This will be due Tuesday, September 12th.