Mr. Pistell, Science

Science Fair

All grades – Science fair was due today!

  • Board requirements: 
  • Late projects – Each school day that the science fair board is late, 1 point out of the 48 points is lost. So if you hand it in Friday, for example, the maximum possible points are 46 out of 48. If you hand it in next Monday, 45 points are possible.

 

7th grade – Quiz on organ systems next week. Kahoot: https://play.kahoot.it/#/?quizId=bb3782e1-07c9-4574-ac4e-4fcf018073b9

 

8th grade – Quiz… Continue reading

HW Monday 4/9

802 – Cells Review sheet

Spring Break HW

All grades – Make progress on your science fair! Your science fair board is due April 18th!

Board requirements: 

Use the website:

http://sciencefair78.weebly.com/

 

 

 

HW 3/28

6th grade – Finish your weather forecast scripts, and gather pictures for the TV news images behind you!

701 – Quiz tomorrow on Volcanoes, Earthquakes, Tsunamis. https://play.kahoot.it/#/?quizId=93c36ae3-4a5b-4531-87ec-036fb87bb7bd

8th grade – Finish drawing the baby monster phenotypes.

All grades – Run your science fair experiment over break. Boards are due April 18th.

 

HW 3/27

8th grade – Finish cancer presentations:

—Student 1 – What are some risk factors for the type of cancer? Why do people get the cancer? Is it just bad luck, genetics, or environmental factors?

—Student 2 – What are some symptoms (signs) for the type of cancer?

—Student 3 – What are possible treatments for the type of cancer? What is the prognosis (what will happen to most people who get the cancer?)

 

6th grade – see previous posts;… Continue reading

HW 3/26

802 – Finish drawing the phenotypes of the monster babies that you created!

6th grade – see previous posts

702 – None

701 – Review sheet; Quiz on Thursday – see previous post for Kahoot link.

 

Weekend HW 3/23

6th grade – We will finish the weather forecasting next week. Make sure you have finished the previous weather map and speech bubble.

701 – Finish the volcano study foldable. On the outside, draw diagrams of a cinder cone volcano, shield volcano, and stratovolcano. Label 3 features on each diagram. On the inside, explain how each volcano forms because of how it erupts!

Quiz next week on volcanoes, earthquakes, and tsunamis –  Review sheet will be given out… Continue reading

HW 3/22

6th grade – Convert your 3 weather cards into symbols on a map, with a key! Also, finish your meteorologist speech bubble, describing the map as if you were on TV.

 

702 – Finish the 5 levels of organization assignment if you have not done so already. (already due)

 

8th grade – Draw your monster (the phenotypes) on a plain piece of computer/printer paper. On Friday we will mate them! The cancer research project is extended one week to NEXT Wednesday.

HW 3/20

601 – Finish making the key and drawing symbols on your weather map. See previous posts.

702 – The Quiz on volcanoes, earthquakes, and tsunamis is still Thursday! Kahoot: https://play.kahoot.it/#/?quizId=93c36ae3-4a5b-4531-87ec-036fb87bb7bdSee previous posts.

8th grade – Draw your monster (the phenotypes) on a plain piece of computer/printer paper. On Friday we will mate them! The cancer research project is extended one week to NEXT Wednesday.

Weekend HW 3/16

602 – None

601 – Finish the weather forecast key + drawing on the map – on Wednesday we will write descriptions

701 – I will check the tsunami story on Monday.

702 – Finish the 5 levels of organization assignment by Wednesday:

Each card:

  • Blank side – Sketch
  • Lined side:
  • Write “Organism” + what organism it is + description
  • Write “Organ system” and what that organ system is + description
  • Write “Organ” and what that organ is + description… Continue reading