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.
8-3 DUE TUESDAY
Ch 8 review 1-10
11-23 pick 10
24-32 pick 6 due Friday
PHOTOSYNTHESIS COMIC DUE MONDAY 4/29
PHOTOSYNTHESIS AND LIGHT WORKSHEET DUE THURSDAY
QUIZ FRIDAY -LIGHT AND DARK REACTION
CH 8 TEST ON TUESDAY 4/30
APRIL 1-APRIL 4,
TESTS WILL BE HANDED BACK TODAY!! RESUBMITS ARE DUE ON THURSDAY
8-1 AND 8-2 DUE WEDNESDAY
7-4 and chapter 7 review 1-10 11-25 (pick 12) and 26-35 ( pick 8).
7-4 due on Tuesday
Ch review is due Thursday
TIC TAC TOE PROJECT DUE. ALL SHARED ITEMS ARE DUE BY 7:30 AM WEDNESDAY!
CH 7 TEST
KNOW ALL VOCAB AND THE FUNCTION OF ALL ORGANELLES
KNOW THE CELL THEORY AND HOW HELPED TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE THEORY
BE ABLE TO IDENTIFY ORGANELLES ON A PLANT AND ANIMAL CELL AND KNOW THE MAJOR DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THE PLANT AND ANIMAL CELL
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A PROKARYOTE AND A EUKARYOTE
KNOW THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A HYPOTONIC, HYPERTONIC AND ISOTONIC SOLUTION AND WHAT COULD HAPPEN TO A CELL IN EACH SOLUTION
OSMOSIS BE ABLE TO IDENTIFY WHICH DIRECTION THE WATER WOULD FLOW AND WHAT HAPPENS ONCE EQUILIBRIUM IS REACHED
SUMMARIZE 3 STATEMENTS OF THE CELL THEORY AND THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE CELL THEORY TO BIOLOGY
COMPARE THE CELL MEMBRANE TO A MOSAIC
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN ACTIVE TRANSPORT AND FACILITATED DIFFUSION
COMPARE A CELL FROM A UNICELLULAR ORGANISM WITH A CELL FROM A MULTICELLULAR ORGANISM IN TERMS OF SPECIALIZATION,
DISCUSS THE LEVELS OF ORGANIZATION IN MULTICELLULAR ORGANISMS AND EXPLAIN WHY THESE LEVELS ARE NOT USED TO DESCRIBE UNICELLULAR ORGANISMS.
MARCH 18-22, 2019
PERSUASIVE ESSAY ABOUT SUPREME ORGANELLE OF CELL CITY DUE TODAY!!
FINISH LAB QUESTIONS DUE WEDNESDAY
SECTION 7-3 DUE THURSDAY
QUIZ ON ACTIVE AND PASSIVE TRANSPORT
TIC TAC TOE BOARD DUE TUESDAY
The students will finish lab question comparing plant and animal cells due Tuesday
persuasive essay for your organelle in your campaign (1-1.5 pages in length) Due Friday
ESSAY DUE TODAY!!
QUIZ ON ORGANELLES
ALL DUE ON WEDNESDAY- You will have 2 full class periods to work so use your time wisely!!
Organelle/terms graphic organizer in notebook
FINISH 7-2 due Wednesday
Cell organelle -doodle the students will list the function of the organelles in both a plant and animal cell and then use a venn diagram to compare/contrast. Make sure you follow all the directions and color in the organelles.
Organelle lab due today!
Quiz on organelles!
FEBRUARY 25-MARCH 1,
Make sure your group’s video is ready to send to the contest!!
Pop up Scientist -they were started in class finish for homework
RESUBMITS DUE TODAY!!
Finish lab questions-due Friday
Quiz on cell theory, eukaryotic and prokaryotic cells and organelles.
HOMEWORK 2/11-15, 2019
QUIZ -HUMAN POPULATION GROUP
WORLD OF 7 BILLION VIDEO DUE. HOW IS YOUR GROUP DOING???
HOMEWORK 2/4-8, 2019
WE WILL BE FINISHING UP THE WORLD OF 7 BILLION-ALL VIDEOS AND RESEARCH WILL BE DUE ON FEBRUARY 13TH!!!!
QUIZ ON LOGISTIC GROWTH AND LIMITING FACTORS
Homework January 28-31
Monday-Tests will be handed back today. Resubmits are due on Wednesday!!
Tuesday- Art today!!
Marine ecosystem projects due today!
7th Homework 1/22-25, 2019
4-3 AND 4-4 DUE 1/22
CH 4 REVIEW DUE 1/22
1-10, 11-25 ODD, 27-33
All due today!!
Ch 4 test-see study guide that was posted last week
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.