7th Grade Science

HW Monday 10/21

701 – 1. Finish the MULTIPLE CHOICE preassessment for Metabolism (1.1)

2. In section 1.2, make 10 written observations/questions about the Metabolism Simulator.

 

8th Grade – Annotate “Phases of the Moon” online or in your textbook – highlights and notes! You can launch the reading from Earth Moon and Sun 2.1.2. (Chapter 2, Section 1, 2nd part of the lesson). If you do not have online access, please annotate in your book!

 

HW 10/15

7th Grade – Type your part of the Climate Island Writeup – For your category (food, energy, or transportation) describe what you included on your island, and why you made the decisions that you did!

 

8th grade – Log in to Amplify. Go to Geology on Mars section 3.4. Go to the 2nd part of the lesson – writing. Write your final argument about the channel on Mars using Claim, Evidence, and Reasoning. Use the guide I gave you in class below: geologyonmarschapter2and3

First Quizzes

7th grade – Quiz Thursday – Microbiome Chapter 1

– Use your review sheet – microbiomereview

– Play the Kahoot once more – https://create.kahoot.it/share/microbiome-chapter-1/a7ab9cc2-3861-4cb1-bc0e-4b0e730cddd0

 

8th Grade – Quiz Friday

– Use your review sheet – geologyonmarschapter1

– Play the Kahoot once more – https://create.kahoot.it/share/geology-on-mars-chapter-1/fa464d03-12a3-422e-bb29-348e77b36580

9/26 HW

702 –

Compare the “carbon footprints” of 2 activities – one is the activity that pollutes more carbon, and the other is the more “green” alternative.

 

Red Paper – Instead of (individual choice that increases greenhouse gases)

(with sketch)

(find carbon footprint number)

 

Green – I can/will (individual action that helps fight climate change).

(with sketch)

(find carbon footprint number)

HW – Tuesday

7th grade – Finish the HW in the lower left hand corner of your classwork – it includes annotating 2 pages, and answering one question.

 

8th grade -Get the permission slip signed if you want to talk with Kelly T. Clements! And write a question for her! https://www.unhcr.org/senior-executive-team.html

Bring supplies for the lava flow model (just the “lava”).

Climate HW – Monday

Compare the “carbon footprints” of 2 activities – one is the activity that pollutes more carbon, and the other is the more “green” alternative.

 

Red Paper – Instead of (individual choice that increases greenhouse gases)

(with sketch)

(find carbon footprint number)

 

Green – I can/will (individual action that helps fight climate change).

(with sketch)

(find carbon footprint number)

HW Thursday 9/19

7th Grade:

  1. Finish your new answer to the Chapter 1 question, “How small are the microorganisms that live on and in the human body?” using these six vocab words: microorganism, cell, micrometer, molecule, nanometer, microscopic
  2. Annotate “The Human Microbiome” in your textbook p.7-9. YES YOU CAN WRITE IN THE TEXTBOOK!
    1. Highlight only the most important points
    2. Underline vocab words
    3. Ask questions and react in the margins

 

8th Grade:

Annotate “Investigating Landforms on Venus” in your textbook p.5-6. YES YOU… Continue reading

HW Wednesday 9/18

7th grade – Finish the Scale drawing of your microorganism if you did not do so in class

 

8th grade – None; bring your books tomorrow

HW Tuesday 9/17

Amplify HW has started!

8th grade –

1. This unit focuses on Mars. List one or two ideas or questions you have about Mars.

2. Scientists are looking for signs that Mars could have been habitable in the past. Think of the things that a planet needs to be habitable. With these things in mind, what signs of habitability would you look for on Mars?

3. Why would you look for the signs of habitability that you… Continue reading

Assignments so far

6th Grade Health – We began a project where the student is a nutritionist for an athlete or other famous person. Design one day of healthy eating!

 

7th grade –

  1. We got the syllabus signed.
  2. We established a tribe name and the laws of our tribe.
  3. We finished the Milk-Soap-Food Coloring lab.

 

8th grade –

  1. We got the syllabus signed.
  2. We established a tribe name and the laws of our tribe.
  3. We dissected a frog.
  4. We discovered “where… Continue reading

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