• Week of 6-20-16

    Posted by Clay Marion at 6/20/2016 8:00:00 AM

     

    Monday

    • Forces and Motion Physics Unit Review 
    • Forces and Motion Video
    • Distance/Time Graphs - classwork

    Tuesday

    • READING EOG

    Wednesday

    • MATH EOG

    Thursday

    • Forces and Motion Physics Unit Review 
    • Distance/Time Graphs - classwork

    Friday

    • Calculations of Motion Review and Practice
    • Motion Graphs Review and Practice
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  • Week of 6-13-16

    Posted by Clay Marion at 6/13/2016 7:00:00 AM

    **ALL LATE SCIENCE WORK DUE THIS THURSDAY.**

     

     

    Monday

    • Human Body Systems Final-Study Island
    • Students may retake the final beginning Tuesday. They may take this at home or in class when they've completed a lab or any other classwork. All retakes must be completed by Thursday. 

    Tuesday

    • Genetics Review  DNA 
    • Genetics DNA Practice Lab
    • DNA/Genetics Video 

    Wednesday

    • Genetics Review - Mendel and Punnett Squares
    • Heredity Activity
    • Genetics DNA Lab

     

    Thursday

    • Genetics Review - Mendel and Punnett Squares Activity
    • Genetics DNA Lab

    Friday

    • Genetics Review-
    • Genetics DNA Lab

     

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  • Week of 6-6-16

    Posted by Clay Marion at 6/6/2016 8:00:00 AM

    Monday

    • Human Body:    All Systems Final Monday Study Island  6-13-16
    • Students will complete the Human Body Systems Unit today with a quiz on the Reproductive System.
    • Human Body Systems Poster: The group project rubric was provided to students last week in class. 
    • Take the final Human Body Systems Quiz on Monday in class. If you're not happy with your score, take the retest by Thursday. You must tell me that you've completed the retest by Thursday. I'll record the higher of the two scores. You may take the retest in class or at home but it must be completed by Thursday. This will count as two quiz grades. 

    Tuesday

    • Human Body Systems Poster: The group project rubric was provided to students last week in class. 
    • Human Body Systems Study Guide
    • Circulatory System Review

    Wednesday

    • Human Body Systems Poster: The group project rubric was provided to students last week in class. 
    • Excretory System Review

    Thursday

    • Human Body Systems Poster: The group project rubric was provided to students last week in class. 
    • Digestive System Review

    Friday

    • Human Body Systems Poster: The group project rubric was provided to students last week in class. 

     

     

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  • Week of 5-30-16

    Posted by Clay Marion at 5/26/2016 7:00:00 AM

    GEAR UP: EOG MATH REVIEW

     

    Topic

     

    Reproductive System & Human Body Systems Research 

     

    Objectives

    7.L.1.4 Summarize the general functions of the major systems of the human body (digestion, respiration, reproduction, circulation, and excretion) and ways that these systems interact with each other to sustain life.

     

     


     

    Essential Understandings

    Essential Questions

    Students will understand:

    • and identify the various structures of the human reproductive system
    • and explain the general functions of the human reproductive system
    • how the reproductive system works with the other major systems (digestive, circulatory, excretory, respiratory,) of the human body.  

    How do the human body systems function and interact to sustain life?



    Essential Subunit Vocabulary

    • cervix
    • eggs
    • estrogen
    • fallopian tubes
    • menstrual cycle
    • menstruation
    • ovulation
    • uterus
    • semen
    • sperm
    • testosterone
    • fertilization
    • fetus

     

    Tuesday

    Wednesday

    • Text Pages B118-124 Q&A 1-5 +Vocabulary Due today.
    • Reproductive System Brain Pop Due Friday.
    • Human Body Systems Ipad Research Project. 
    • Human Body Systems Review Video

     

    Thursday

    • Human Body Systems Ipad Research Project. 

    Friday

    • Human Body Systems Ipad Research Project. 
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  • Week of 5-23-16

    Posted by Clay Marion at 5/23/2016 7:00:00 AM

     

    Topic 

     

    Excretory System

    ~3 days

    Objective

    7.L.1.4 Summarize the general functions of the major systems of the human body (digestion, respiration, reproduction, circulation, and excretion) and ways that these systems interact with each other to sustain life.

     

    What comes next:

    Bio.1.2.1 Explain how homeostasis is maintained in the cell and within an organism in various environments (including temperature and pH).

    Bio.4.2.2 Explain ways that organisms use released energy for maintaining homeostasis (active transport).

    Essential Understandings

    Essential Questions

    Students will understand:

    • and identify the various structures of the human excretory system
    • and explain the general functions of the human excretory system
    • how the excretory system works with the other major systems (digestive, circulatory, respiratory, reproductive) of the human body.  

    How do the human body systems function and interact to sustain life?



    Essential Subunit Vocabulary

    • urea
    • urethra
    • bladder (urinary)
    • urine
    • ureter
    • kidney
    • nephron

    MONDAY

    TUESDAY

    WEDNESDAY

    • Urinary System Packet and Research - Classwork handout- This will not go home.
    • Digestive System Lab

    THURSDAY

    • Urinary System Packet and Research 
    • Urinary System Take Home Quiz
    • Digestive System Lab

    FRIDAY

    • Urinary System Packet and Research 
    • Urinary System Quiz Due Today
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  • Week of 5-16-16

    Posted by Clay Marion at 5/16/2016 7:00:00 AM

    GEAR UP: Math EOG Preparation, Practice & Review

     

     

    Topic

     

    Digestive System

     

    Objectives

    7.L.1.4 Summarize the general functions of the major systems of the human body (digestion, respiration, reproduction, circulation, and excretion) and ways that these systems interact with each other to sustain life.

    Vertical Alignment

     

    Essential Understandings

    Essential Questions

    Students will understand:

    • and identify the various structures of the human digestive system
    • and explain the general functions of the human digestive system
    • how the digestive system works with the other major systems (circulatory, excretory, respiratory, reproductive) of the human body.  

    How do the human body systems function and interact to sustain life?



    Essential Subunit Vocabulary

    • digestion
    • mechanical digestion
    • chemical digestion
    • nutrient
    • peristalsis
    • stomach
    • small intestine
    • large intestine
    • liver
    • gall bladder
    • pancreas
    • villi

    Monday: 

    Tuesday:

    • Digestive System Packet and Research

    Wednesday:

    • Digestive System Packet and Research

    Thursday:

    • Digestive System Packet and Research
    • Take Home Quiz

    Friday:

     

    • Digestive System Packet and Research Due
    • Take Home Quiz Due

     

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  • Week of May 9, 2016

    Posted by Clay Marion at 5/11/2016 8:00:00 AM

    Week of May 9, 2016

    GEAR UP: Math EOG Preparation, Practice & Review

    HOMEROOM: Work recovery Thursday and Friday

     

    Students must see me today 5/12/16 during lunch to get alternative assignments if they wish to make up any late work that they have misplaced this quarter. All late work is due tomorrow ! 

    Topic

     

    Digestive System

     

    Objectives

    7.L.1.4 Summarize the general functions of the major systems of the human body (digestion, respiration, reproduction, circulation, and excretion) and ways that these systems interact with each other to sustain life.

    Vertical Alignment

     

    Essential Understandings

    Essential Questions

    Students will understand:

    • and identify the various structures of the human digestive system
    • and explain the general functions of the human digestive system
    • how the digestive system works with the other major systems (circulatory, excretory, respiratory, reproductive) of the human body.  

    How do the human body systems function and interact to sustain life?



    Essential Subunit Vocabulary

    • digestion
    • mechanical digestion
    • chemical digestion
    • nutrient
    • peristalsis
    • stomach
    • small intestine
    • large intestine
    • liver
    • gall bladder
    • pancreas
    • villi

    Thursday:

    • Text: Q&A 1-5 and vocabulary definitions pages B 44-B 50. Complete this to prepare for your graded classwork/review tomorrow.
    • Human Digestion Notes #1
    • Brain Pop Digestion Video https://www.brainpop.com/health/bodysystems/digestivesystem/
    • Digestion Vocabulary: Complete in class today. 

    Friday

    • Digestive System and Nutrition Packet: Distributed in class. You will have 1 assignment due each day as part of your research and review of the digestive system. 
    • Digestive System Labeling Lab: Identify the function of all human organs associated with digestion. Place the organs in the correct location within the body. You may use your text or links provided to complete this in class next week. Please keep this in your binder. 
    •  Digestive System Crossword

     

     

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  • Week of March 28, 2016

    Posted by Clay Marion at 3/27/2016 4:00:00 PM
    • Unit Topic  
      Genetics  
      State Standard(s)
      7.L.2 Understand the relationship of the mechanisms of cellular reproduction, patterns of inheritance and external factors to potential variation among offspring.
      Vertical Alignment

      What came first:

      2.L.2.1 Identify ways in which plants and animals closely resemble their parents in observed appearance and ways they are different.

      2.L.2.2 Recognize that there is variation among individuals that are related.

      5.L.3.1 Explain why organisms differ from or are similar to their parents based on the characteristics of the organism.

      5.L.3.2 Give examples of likenesses that are inherited and some that are not.


      What comes next:

      Bio.3.1.3 Explain how mutations in DNA that result from interactions with the environment (i.e. radiation and chemicals) or new combinations in existing genes lead to changes in function and phenotype.

      Bio.3.2.1 Explain the role of meiosis in sexual reproduction and genetic variation.

      Bio.3.2.2 Predict offspring ratios based on a variety of inheritance patterns (including: dominance, co-dominance, incomplete dominance, multiple alleles, and sex-linked traits)

      Bio.3.2.3 Explain how the environment can influence the expression of genetic traits.
      Essential Understanding(s) Essential Question(s)
      Students will understand that:
      • Asexual reproduction produces offspring indentical to the parent and that sexual reproduction produces offspring that have genetic information from two parents.
      • Punnett squares can be used to predict the probablility of genetic traits.
      • Pedigrees can be used to trace a genetic trait within a family.
      • Genetic diseases can be inherited.
      • How are characteristics of living things passed on to future generations?
      • Why is there more variation in offspring that result from sexual reproduction as compared to asexual reproduction?
      • How are patterns of heredity predicted?
      • How do the choices you make and your environment affect your survival and the survival of your species?
      Essential Vocabulary

      Heredity
      Inherit(ed)

      Genetics

      Gene
      Dominant
      Recessive
      Trait

     

    GEAR UP: Genetic Disorders Poster Project Rubric : Project Due next Monday

    Monday

    Tuesday

    Wednesday

    • Mitosis and Meiosis Notes

    • Genetics Vocabulary Crossword -This was given to students in class today. It will be collected at the end of the period. 

    Thursday

    • Genetics Vocabulary Crossword - This was given to students in class and is due by the end of the period for a grade. 

    Friday

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  • Week of March 21, 2016

    Posted by Clay Marion at 3/17/2016 5:00:00 AM
    • Unit Topic  
      Genetics  
      State Standard(s)
      7.L.2 Understand the relationship of the mechanisms of cellular reproduction, patterns of inheritance and external factors to potential variation among offspring.
      Vertical Alignment

      What came first:

      2.L.2.1 Identify ways in which plants and animals closely resemble their parents in observed appearance and ways they are different.

      2.L.2.2 Recognize that there is variation among individuals that are related.

      5.L.3.1 Explain why organisms differ from or are similar to their parents based on the characteristics of the organism.

      5.L.3.2 Give examples of likenesses that are inherited and some that are not.


      What comes next:

      Bio.3.1.3 Explain how mutations in DNA that result from interactions with the environment (i.e. radiation and chemicals) or new combinations in existing genes lead to changes in function and phenotype.

      Bio.3.2.1 Explain the role of meiosis in sexual reproduction and genetic variation.

      Bio.3.2.2 Predict offspring ratios based on a variety of inheritance patterns (including: dominance, co-dominance, incomplete dominance, multiple alleles, and sex-linked traits)

      Bio.3.2.3 Explain how the environment can influence the expression of genetic traits.
      Essential Understanding(s) Essential Question(s)
      Students will understand that:
      • Asexual reproduction produces offspring indentical to the parent and that sexual reproduction produces offspring that have genetic information from two parents.
      • Punnett squares can be used to predict the probablility of genetic traits.
      • Pedigrees can be used to trace a genetic trait within a family.
      • Genetic diseases can be inherited.
      • How are characteristics of living things passed on to future generations?
      • Why is there more variation in offspring that result from sexual reproduction as compared to asexual reproduction?
      • How are patterns of heredity predicted?
      • How do the choices you make and your environment affect your survival and the survival of your species?
      Essential Vocabulary

      Heredity
      Inherit(ed)

      Genetics

      Gene
      Dominant
      Recessive
      Trait

     

    MONDAY

     

    TUESDAY

    • Genetic Mutations: Review the Genetic Mutations Video  - Click on the Activities link and define the vocabulary in your notebook. 
    • Text: Read Text pages 144-148. Answer questions 1-5 and define all highlitghted vocabulary. 
    • Genetics Word Search - Complete the word search and paste into your notebook. 

    WEDNESDAY

    • Text: Read Text pages 150-154. Answer Questions 1-5. Define all highlighted vocabulary. Do this after the video. 
    • Watch the Brain Pop Twins Video  and Cloning Video 
    • Complete the Twins Quiz and turn in by the end of class. 

    THURSDAY

    FRIDAY

     

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  • Week of March 14, 2016

    Posted by Clay Marion at 3/14/2016 8:00:00 AM
    Unit Topic Instructional Time
    Genetics  
    State Standard(s)
    7.L.2 Understand the relationship of the mechanisms of cellular reproduction, patterns of inheritance and external factors to potential variation among offspring.
    Vertical Alignment

    What came first:

    2.L.2.1 Identify ways in which plants and animals closely resemble their parents in observed appearance and ways they are different.

    2.L.2.2 Recognize that there is variation among individuals that are related.

    5.L.3.1 Explain why organisms differ from or are similar to their parents based on the characteristics of the organism.

    5.L.3.2 Give examples of likenesses that are inherited and some that are not.


    What comes next:

    Bio.3.1.3 Explain how mutations in DNA that result from interactions with the environment (i.e. radiation and chemicals) or new combinations in existing genes lead to changes in function and phenotype.

    Bio.3.2.1 Explain the role of meiosis in sexual reproduction and genetic variation.

    Bio.3.2.2 Predict offspring ratios based on a variety of inheritance patterns (including: dominance, co-dominance, incomplete dominance, multiple alleles, and sex-linked traits)

    Bio.3.2.3 Explain how the environment can influence the expression of genetic traits.
    Essential Understanding(s) Essential Question(s)
    Students will understand that:
    • Asexual reproduction produces offspring indentical to the parent and that sexual reproduction produces offspring that have genetic information from two parents.
    • Punnett squares can be used to predict the probablility of genetic traits.
    • Pedigrees can be used to trace a genetic trait within a family.
    • Genetic diseases can be inherited.
    • How are characteristics of living things passed on to future generations?
    • Why is there more variation in offspring that result from sexual reproduction as compared to asexual reproduction?
    • How are patterns of heredity predicted?
    • How do the choices you make and your environment affect your survival and the survival of your species?
    Essential Vocabulary

    Heredity
    Inherit(ed)

    Genetics

    Gene
    Dominant
    Recessive
    Trait

    ***ALL LATE WORK MUST BE COMPLETED BY TUESDAY, MARCH 15TH. ***

    ***Cell/Protist Final Exam Retake Wednesday, March 16th***

    Monday

    • Pedigree Notes I -Use the pedigree notes to help you complete the Pedigree Practice Packet and Activities. 
    • Pedigree Notes II
    • Pedigree Video Review I - Watch the videos as part of your review this week. 
    • Pedigree Video Review II
    • Pedigree Investigator-Interactive Lab-This may not work on Ipads/Macs and is an optional review for pedigree charts. 
    • Vocabulary Study Stack
    • Genetics Challenge HW : Use your text or any other resource to answer these questions. This was given to all students in class today. Extra copies are in the absent folder for each core class.  Due Wednesday. 
    • Virtual Lab - This may not work on Ipads/Macs and is an optional review for punnett squares. 

    Tuesday

    • Pedigree Practice 101 -Handout provided in class. Extra copies are in the absent folder for each core. 

    Pedigree Practice Packet: Just in case you lose the materials you were given in class. There are no extra copies. Keep these in your notebook. I will post the answers later this week so you can check your work.

    • Page 1 -Pedigree Chart Practice 
    • Page 2 -Pedigree Chart Practice 

    Wednesday

    • Cell/Protist Study Island Final Exam Retake 
    • If you finish early or choose not to complete the retake, you should be working on your Pedigree and Punnett Square practice Packet. 

    Thursday

    GEAR UP: BRAIN POP CLONING VIDEO

    • Watch the video and define the vocabulary in your notebook. 

     

    Pedigree Practice Packet: Just in case you lose the materials you were given in class. There are no extra copies. Keep these in your notebook. I will post the answers later this week so you can check your work.

    • Page 3 -Pedigree Chart Practice 
    • Page 4 -Pedigree Chart Practice 
    • Page 5 -Pedigree Chart Practice 

     

    Friday

     

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