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7th Grade Life Science

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Inheritance in mince

Punnett Squares

Homework: None

Punnett Squres

Homework: Student Choice Vocabulary

Punnett Squares

Dihybrid Crosses

Homework: None

Review

Homework: Study for quiz

Inheritance Quiz

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Genetics with a Smile Day 1

Homework: Finish "Smiley"

Genetics with a Smile

Homework: Finish Analysis Questions

Why don't we look like our siblings?

Homework: Read and Summarize pages 188 - 193

Why don't we look like our siblings?

Homework: p193 #3-9

Meiosis Notes

 

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Meiosis Notes

Homework: None

Quick Lab: Meiosis

Homework: Student Choice Vocabulary

Meiosis Color Plate

Homework: None

Genetics Review

Homework: TBA

Introduction to Genetics Research Paper

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Children's Book

Homework: Get a good nights sleep. STAR testing starts tomorrow

Finish Children's Book

Homework: Study for STAR tests

Introduction to research project

Homework: Study for STAR Tests

Begin research project

Homework: Study for STAR tests

Continue research project

March

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Transciption and Translation

Homework: Observation Journal

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Transcription and Translation Practice

Homework: Illustrated Vocabulary (Draw and color a picture for all 8 words)

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Transcrition and Translation Activity Day 1

Homework: p217 #1-8

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Transcription and Translation Activity Day 2

Homework: pp222-223 #2,3,9,10,11

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Transcription and Translation Activity Day 3

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Transcription/Translation Debrief

Homework: Finish questions 1-10

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Strawberry DNA Extraction

Homework: Study for test/make sure notebook is up-to-date

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Strawberry DNA Extraction

Homework: Study for test/finish DNA Extraction

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DNA Review

Homework: Study for test

 

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DNA Test

Notebook Due

 

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Human Traits Survey

Homework: Finish Human Traits Survey

Human Traits Survey

Homework: Finish statistics reveiw/Graph two sets of data from human traits survey

Human Traits Survey

Homework: None

Notes: Inheritance and Traits

Homework: Study for Vocabulary Quiz

Why don't we look like our siblings? Activity

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Probability Activity

Homework: p179 #-7 (5th Period only)

4th Period: Read pages 180 - 186

Genes and Inheritance Notes

Homework: Open House

Punnett Squares

Homework:p187 #3-9

Eye Color in Mice Activity

Homework: Study Vocabulary

Vocabulary Quiz

Finish Eye Color in Mice Activity

Homework: Have a great spring break

February

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Computer Lab - Fossils

Homework: Quiz Corrections

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Computer Lab - Fossils

Homework: Student Choice Vocabulary

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Earth's Changing Continets

Homework: Read and Summarize p264-269

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Earth's Changing Continents

Homework: p269 #2-8

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Eras and Eons Jigsaw

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Geologic Time Scale Review/Drawing

Homework: Review Questions p254 - 255 #6-11, 12, 13, 15, 16

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Earth History Review

Homework: Finish Review Sheet

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Earth History Test

Notebooks Due

Homework: None

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Introduction to DNA

Homework: None

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No School

 

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No School

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Suicide Prevention

Homework: None

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Introduction to DNA

Homework: Parent Signature

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Human DNA

Homework: TBA

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Lecture: DNA

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Secret Codes

Homework: Observation Journal

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DNA Key chains

Homework: Vocabulary Flip Cards (DNA, RNA, nucleotide, mutation)

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Finish DNA Key chains/transciption

Homework: Read and summarize pages 212-217

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PowerPoint: Transciption and Translation

Homework: Page 211 #1-6

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Modeling Transcription and Translation

 

January

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No School - Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Homework: Enjoy your day off!

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Brainstorm/Pre-test Earth History

Homework: Semester Reflection

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Set-up Vocabulary Memory Game

Homework: Vocabulary Memory Game

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My Time

Homework: TBA

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Relative Dating Notes

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Relative Dating - Principles of Geologic History

Homework: Observation Journal

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Rock Puzzle Activity

Homework: Illustrated Vocabulary (all 8 words)

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Absolute Dating Activity

Homework: None

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Half-Life of a Penny

Homework: Study for tomorrow's quiz

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Earth's Changing Continents

Quiz

 

 

 

November

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Notes: Cell Differentiation

Homework: Observation Journal

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Stem Cells Article/Discussion

Homework: Illustrated Vocabulary and definition (cytokinesis, photosynthesis, mitosis, cellular respiration) 

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Mitosis Cards

Homework: None

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Notes: Mitosis

Homework: Read pages 128 - 133; page 133 #2-7

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Mitosis Flip Book

 

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Phases of Mitosis Skills Practice Lab

Homework: Observation Journal

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Mitosis Quiz

Homework: Student Choice Vocabulary

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No School - Veteren's Day

Homework: None

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Evidence of Photosynthesis Lab

Homework: Read pages 148 - 151; page 151 #2-6

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Finish Evidence of Photosynthesis Lab

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Cellular Respiration Demo

Homework: Lab Report/Cell Project

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Lab Report Due

Mitosis/Cellular Respiration Comparison

Homework: Cell Project

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Unit Review

Homework: Study for test/Cell Project

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Unit Test

Notebooks Due

Homework: Cell Project Due Tomorrow

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Unit Reflection

Vision Screenings

Cell Project Due

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No School

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No School

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No School

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No School

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No School

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October

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Quiz

Homework: Observation Journal

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Microscope Basics

Homework: Illustrated Vocabulary (Metabolism, Concave, Convex, Refraction)

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Concave/Convex Lens

Refraction Notes

Homework: Study for Quiz

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Microscope Mystery Lab

Homework: Read Pages 90-97; p97 #2-12

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Quiz

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Microscope Mystery Lab

Homework: Scientific Drawings Observation Journal

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Finish Microscope Mystery Lab

Begin Hydra Lab

Homework: Student Choice Vocabulary

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Continue Hydra Lab

Homework: Finish Lab Write-up

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Test Review

Homework: Complete Study Guide

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Unit 2 Test

Notebooks Due

 

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Homework: Observation Journal

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Homework: Vocabulary

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Homework: Teacher's Choice

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Homework: Section Review

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Homework: Observation Journal

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Homework: Vocabulary

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Homework: Teacher's Choice

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Homework: Section Review

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September 

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Labor Day - No School

 

Homework: Observation Journal

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Finish Dogs & Turnips Activity

Notes

Homework: Illustrated Vocabulary

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Finish Notes

Scientific Method Candy Lab

Homework: Finish SM Worksheet

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Quiz

Black Boxes

Homework: Read Pages 12 - 18; Page 19 #1-10

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Black Boxes

 

 

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Black Boxes

Homework: Observation Journal

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Finish Black Boxes

Homework: Vocabulary Flip Cards

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Introduce Paper Airplane Lab

Homework: Table of Contents and Unit Cover Sheet

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Paper Airplane Lab

Homework: Pages 42-43, #11, 12, 18, 19, 20, 22

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Paper Airplane Lab

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Continue Paper Airplane Lab

Homework: Observation Journal

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Finish Paper Airplane Lab

Homework: Concept Map/Spider Web of all 8 Vocabulary Words

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Test Review

Homework: Study for test/Update Table of Contents

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Unit 1 Test

Notebooks Due

Homework: Read Pages 52-55, Page 55 #1-6

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Characteristics of Living Things

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Notes: Sexual vs. Asexual Reproduction

Novel Organism

Homework: Observation Journal

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It's Alive

Necessaties of Life

Homework: Vocabulary Flip Cards (Homeostasis, cell, sexual reproduction, asexual reproduction)

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Quick Lab

Notes: Molecules of Life

 

Homework: Cover Sheet

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Quiz

Microscope video and reading

Homework: Read Pages 56 - 61, Page 61 #1-9

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Mystery Cards

Quick Write

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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