This year in science class we will be studying Biology. We will focus the first semester on cellular biology including ecology cell structure and function, photosynthesis, cellular respiration and mitosis.
7TH GRADE HOMEWORK-JANUARY 14-18, 2019
4-3 AND 4-4 DUE 1/22
CH 4 REVIEW DUE 1/22
1-10, 11-25 ODD, 27-33
QUIZ FRIDAY ON THE BIOMES AND MARINE ECOSYSTEM
****YOU WILL HAVE TIME IN CLASS ON FRIDAY TO WORK ON THE PACKET AND CH. REVIEW
CH 4 TEST WEDNESDAY 1/23
KNOW ALL VOCAB
LIST 5 FACTORS THAT CONTRIBUTE TO GLOBAL CLIMATE PATTERNS
EXPLAIN WHY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES DECREASE WITH INCREASING DISTANCE FROM THE EQUATOR
EXPLAIN WHY THE FOOD A BULLFROG EATS IS PART IF ITS NICHE
DESCRIBE THE ROLE OF A PIONEER SPECIE IN PRIMARY SUCCESSION
EXPLAIN WHY PLANTS DO NOT OCCUR IN THE SUCCESSION OF A WHALE FALL COMMUNITY AS THEY DO IN LAND ECOSYSTEM SUCCESSION
YOU WILL USE A DIAGRAM FOR THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS
-DESCRIBE SOME BIOTIC AND ABIOTIC FACTORS YOU MIGHT FIND IN A FLOWING WATER ECOSYSTEM
DETERMINE WHAT STAGE THE OF SUCCESSION AND WHAT TYPE OF SUCCESSION HAS TAKEN PLACE IN THE ECOSYSTEM AFTER A FIRE. WHAT WILL CONTINUE TO HAPPEN TO THE ECOSYSTEM?
EXPLAIN WHAT WOULD HAPPEN TO THE FLOWING WATER ECOSYSTEM IF A DAM WAS BUILT ON THE RIVER.
WHICH REGIONS WOULD CONTAIN MORE NUTRIENTS THAN THE OTHER REGIONS.
EXPLAIN HOW OCEAN CURRENTS ORIGINATE AND AFFECT THE EARTH’S CLIMATE.
NAME AND DEFINE THE 3 MAIN CLASSES OF SYMBIOTIC RELATIONSHIPS-GIVE EXAMPLES OF EACH
DESCRIBE THE GREENHOUSE EFFECT AND HOW IT MAINTAINS THE EARTH’S TEMP.
WHAT IS A MICROCLIMATE- GIVE AN EXAMPLE
LIST THE 6 MAIN ZONES OF A MARINE BIOME-EXPLAIN HOW THESE ZONES ARE DIFFERENTIATED.
DECEMBER 17-21, 2018
WE WILL SPEND THE ENTIRE WEEK WORKING ON THE WORLD OF 7 BILLION PROJECT-MAKE SURE YOU ARE RESEARCHING YOUR TOPIC ON YOUR OWN SO YOU CAN BRING INFORMATION AND IDEAS TO YOUR GROUP
7th homework 12/10-14, 2018
Tests will be handed back today-resubmits will be due on Thursday
Greenhouse Lab questions due Wednesday
resubmits due today
7th grade homework 12/3-12/7
Chapter review due Thursday 1-10 all
Ch 3 test Friday
Know all vocab
Describe the role of algae in ocean food chains
Describe the flow of energy among the following members of an ecosystem: decomposers, autotrophs heterotrophs and the sun
Describe the flow of energy to an owl if the tree provides 1500 calories of energy(you will be given a diagram to help)
According to the diagram- what is the explanation for why only one organism shows only one base? In what ways would an energy diagram be different.
Explain how seepage and transpiration are related.
Using science skills
You will answer the questions based on 2 different energy pyramids
What would happen if a limiting nutrient is supplied to producers-how would this affect consumers
Be able to calculate the number of calories based through an energy pyramid
What 3 scientific approaches do ecologists use to explain complex relationships like energy pyramids.
Describe how chemosynthesis could contribute energy to ecosystems
Describe 2 sources of energy that fuel life on Earth
How does a food web differ from a food chain
Describe the 3 types of ecological pyramids
Describe the roles of bacteria in the nitrogen cycle
How might a large input of phosphorus affect a freshwater lake over time?
7TH GRADE HOMEWORK 11/26-30,
3-3 due today
This week we will be doing a group research project in class on biogeochemical cycles. Make sure you have any off the resources or materials you need in class.
QUIZ on biogeochemical cycles
HOMEWORK NOVEMBER 19-20
SCIENCE FAIR TUESDAY!!!!!!!!!
SEE THE REQUIREMENTS THAT WERE POSTED LAST WEEK
Homework November 12-16, 2018
THURSDAY-ESSAY -PICK ONE ORGANISM IN YOUR FOOD CHAIN AND DESCRIBE THE FLOW OF ENERGY. THE RUBRIC AND DIRECTIONS ARE POSTED ON CLASSROOM!!
Here are your guidelines
Size- can not exceed
152 cm tall
107 cm wide
60 cm deep
Results including all your charts and graphs
Remember -there are NO LIGHTS, TAPE OR STAPLES!!!
Make sure the poster is eye appealing-you are selling your project!!!
7th Homework 11/5-11/9
SCIENCE FAIR CONCLUSION ROUGH DRAFT DUE TODAY
3-1 due Tuesday
The students will write a reflection on their biome food chain project that was done in class today from the perspective of the highest level consumer.Due Thursday
3-2 due Thursday
Quiz on food chains and food webs
SCIENCE FAIR PAPERS DUE TODAY!!! PAPERS MUST BE PRINTED OUT BEFORE YOU COME TO CLASS. YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO PRINT IN CLASS
REMEMBER YOUR CAN EARN EXTRA POINTS IF YOU TURN THE PAPER IN EARLY
WEDNESDAY -4 POINTS
IF YOU DO NOT TURN IN THE PAPER BY FRIDAY YOU WILL LOSE 20% OF YOUR POINT TOTAL.