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Thursday, May 31

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    Wednesday, May 29th.30th. The graphic
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    on Wednesday.
    (5-31-2012) Lab-Students worked in small groups to complete a lab about Relative Humidity.
    (5-30-2012) Reviewed answers to "The Air Up There" and the Directed Reading. Students turned in these assignments. Students took a quiz over the Layers of the Atmosphere. Introduced the activity of recording weather forecast from 3 television stations.

    (5-29-2012) Demonstrated
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    due tomorrow.
    (5-25-2012) Demonstrated air pressure. Students worked with a partner to complete a worksheet titled "The Air Up There'. What was not completed in class is homework and the worksheet is due Tuesday, May 29th.
    (5-24-2012) Demonstrated using balloons and a meter stick how air has mass. Using a power point presentation discussed the layers of the atmosphere. Students are writing facts into their graphic organizer booklet. Passed back graded papers.
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    1:55 pm
  2. page 8th Grade Assignments edited Below are assignments completed by 8th grade students (5-31-2012) Viewed a Brainpop clip on Genet…
    Below are assignments completed by 8th grade students
    (5-31-2012) Viewed a Brainpop clip on Genetics. Discussed the symbols and lines that are used in a pedigree. Students worked with a partner to complete a pedigree activity.
    (5-30-2012) Lab-Students extracted DNA from strawberries.

    (5-29-2012) Students worked in groups to compete a punnett square activity. What was not completed in class is homework and it is due tomorrow.
    (5-25-2012) Using individual computers students completed a web quest titled "Tour of the Basics". What was not completed in class is homework and the web quest is due Tuesday, May 29th. See link to complete web quest DNA-Tour of the Basics
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    (5-15-2012) Reviewed with students cow eye dissection. Read through the cow eye lab and explained expectations.
    (5-14-2012) Students completed a genetic activity about probability.
    (5-10-2012) Bad Day! No cow eye dissections today. We will try again next week. Today students continued with computers and worked on their web quest. What is not completed in class is homework. The web quest is due Monday, 5-14.
    (5-9-2012) Using individual computers students worked on a web quest about the eye. Please see link below to complete the web quest.
    (5-8-2012) Using an online tutorial explained expectations of cow eye dissection.
    (5-7-2012) Students watched a Discovery video about the structure and function of the eye. Students completed a guided questionnaire related to the video. Students handed in Friday's assignment-the labeled eye.

    Link for Thursday, April 26th Webquest
    Stars and Galaxies Web quest
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    1:49 pm

Tuesday, May 29

  1. page 8th Grade Assignments edited Below are assignments completed by 8th grade students (5-29-2012) Students worked in groups to co…
    Below are assignments completed by 8th grade students
    (5-29-2012) Students worked in groups to compete a punnett square activity. What was not completed in class is homework and it is due tomorrow.
    (5-25-2012) Using individual computers students completed a web quest titled "Tour of the Basics". What was not completed in class is homework and the web quest is due Tuesday, May 29th. See link to complete web quest DNA-Tour of the Basics
    (5-24-2012) Reviewed responses to Wednesday's lab. Students completed an activity titled "The Secret Code". Students are examining traits and probability.
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    12:56 pm
  2. page 7th Grade Assignments edited Below are assignments completed by 7th grade students ... organizer (booklet) is and the DR ar…
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    organizer (booklet) isand the DR are also due on Wednesday.
    (5-29-2012) Demonstrated conduction, convection, radiation, air pressure. density of hot and cold water. Students were given a Directed Reading for homework and it is due tomorrow. We will have a quiz tomorrow over the layers of the atmosphere, and the graphic organizer can be used during the quiz and it is also due tomorrow.

    (5-25-2012) Demonstrated air pressure. Students worked with a partner to complete a worksheet titled "The Air Up There'. What was not completed in class is homework and the worksheet is due Tuesday, May 29th.
    (5-24-2012) Demonstrated using balloons and a meter stick how air has mass. Using a power point presentation discussed the layers of the atmosphere. Students are writing facts into their graphic organizer booklet. Passed back graded papers.
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    12:54 pm

Friday, May 25

  1. page 8th Grade Assignments edited Below are assignments completed by 8th grade students (5-25-2012) Using individual computers stud…
    Below are assignments completed by 8th grade students
    (5-25-2012) Using individual computers students completed a web quest titled "Tour of the Basics". What was not completed in class is homework and the web quest is due Tuesday, May 29th. See link to complete web quest DNA-Tour of the Basics
    (5-24-2012) Reviewed responses to Wednesday's lab. Students completed an activity titled "The Secret Code". Students are examining traits and probability.
    (5-23-2012) Lab-Students completed the activity "Inherited Traits". What is not completed in class is homework and this is due on Thursday, 5-24.
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    11:59 am
  2. page 7th Grade Assignments edited Below are assignments completed by 7th grade students Attention: Please see below Energy Power Poi…
    Below are assignments completed by 7th grade students
    Attention: Please see below Energy Power PointsAttention; Quiz over Layers of the Atmosphere on Wednesday, May 29th. The graphic organizer (booklet) is also due on Wednesday.
    (5-25-20120(5-25-2012) Demonstrated air
    (5-24-2012) Demonstrated using balloons and a meter stick how air has mass. Using a power point presentation discussed the layers of the atmosphere. Students are writing facts into their graphic organizer booklet. Passed back graded papers.
    (5-23-2012) Using individual computers students continued with and completed the atmosphere web quest from last Friday. The web quest is due Friday, 5-25.
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    11:55 am
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    Energy Power PointsPointsAttention; Quiz over Layers of the Atmosphere on Wednesday, May 29th. The graphic organizer (booklet) is also due on Wednesday.
    (5-25-20120 Demonstrated air pressure. Students worked with a partner to complete a worksheet titled "The Air Up There'. What was not completed in class is homework and the worksheet is due Tuesday, May 29th.

    (5-24-2012) Demonstrated using balloons and a meter stick how air has mass. Using a power point presentation discussed the layers of the atmosphere. Students are writing facts into their graphic organizer booklet. Passed back graded papers.
    (5-23-2012) Using individual computers students continued with and completed the atmosphere web quest from last Friday. The web quest is due Friday, 5-25.
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    11:54 am
  4. page 8th Grade Assignments edited ... Link for Wednesday's May 9th Webquest Eye Webquest Link for Friday's May 25th Webquest DNA…
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    Link for Wednesday's May 9th Webquest
    Eye Webquest
    Link for Friday's May 25th Webquest
    DNA-Tour of the Basics

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    9:54 am

Thursday, May 24

  1. page 8th Grade Assignments edited Below are assignments completed by 8th grade students (5-24-2012) Reviewed responses to Wednesday…
    Below are assignments completed by 8th grade students
    (5-24-2012) Reviewed responses to Wednesday's lab. Students completed an activity titled "The Secret Code". Students are examining traits and probability.
    (5-23-2012) Lab-Students completed the activity "Inherited Traits". What is not completed in class is homework and this is due on Thursday, 5-24.
    (5-22-2012) Viewed a Bill Nye video about Genetics. Using a power point presentation reviewed and discussed Genetics. Students took notes.
    (5-21-2012) Viewed a Discovery video titled "Understanding the Power of Genes"

    (5-18-2012) No 8th grade classes-May Crowning
    (5-17-2012) Reviewed cow eye dissection. Students took a quiz labeling the eye. Student began an activity label "The Human Genetic System" examining genetic traits classmates posses. What was not completed in class is homework and the activity and graph are due on Monday, May 21st.
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    (5-8-2012) Using an online tutorial explained expectations of cow eye dissection.
    (5-7-2012) Students watched a Discovery video about the structure and function of the eye. Students completed a guided questionnaire related to the video. Students handed in Friday's assignment-the labeled eye.
    (5-4-2012) Discussed the parts of the eye. Students began labeling the eye. What was not completed in class is homework and is due on Monday, 5-7.
    (5-3-2012) Reviewed answers to Chapter Review and students passed this in for points. Test over Astronomy. Students passed in Astronomy textbooks.
    (5-2-2012) Students participated in an oral review (Jeopardy) to prepare for tomorrow's test. Test on Thursday over Astronomy. Chapter Review is due tomorrow, Thursday, 5-3.
    (5-1-2012) Students completed Galaxy classification worksheet and handed it in for points. Students were given a Chapter Review, which is due on Thursday, 5-3, the day of the Chapter Test.
    (4-30-2012) Using the internet students interacted with a game about galaxies. Discussed Edwin Hubble's classification of Galaxies. Students used photos of various Galaxies to classify 15 Galaxies. We will continue with Galaxy Classification tomorrow.

    Link for Thursday, April 26th Webquest
    Stars and Galaxies Web quest
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    7:20 pm
  2. page 7th Grade Assignments edited Below are assignments completed by 7th grade students Attention: Please see below Energy Power Poi…
    Below are assignments completed by 7th grade students
    Attention: Please see below Energy Power Points
    (5-18-2012)(5-24-2012) Demonstrated using balloons and a meter stick how air has mass. Using a power point presentation discussed the layers of the atmosphere. Students are writing facts into their graphic organizer booklet. Passed back graded papers.
    (5-23-2012)
    Using individual computers students continued with and completed the atmosphere web quest from last Friday. The web quest is due Friday, 5-25.
    (5-22-2012) Students viewed a video titled "Atmosphere on the Air" and wrote notes about the atmosphere into their graphic organizer.
    (5-21-2012) Students created a graphic organizer booklet for the layers of the atmosphere.
    (5-18-2012) Using individual computers students began
    a web
    (5-17-2012) Room 7B dissected frogs.
    (5-16-2012) Room 7A dissected frogs.
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    (5-8-2012) Students worked with a partner to complete an activity titled "Exploring Relationships Among Living Things"' Students looked at various illustrations and made inferences about relationships among organisms. What is not completed in class is homework and due tomorrow 5-9.
    (5-7-2012) Shorten classes due to Pascal Pal activity. Students orally presented their poster projects.
    (5-4-2012) Students orally presented their poster projects. Reviewed the answers to the Directed Reading and students passed it in for points.
    (5-3-2012) Students continued with Symbiotic Poster projects. Students were give a Directed Reading and what is not completed in class is homework. Directed Reading is due tomorrow, Friday, 5-4.
    (5-2-2012) Students continued with Symbiotic Poster projects.
    (5-1-2012) Students worked in their groups on their Symbiotic Poster Project.
    (4-30-2012) Students were given expectations of Symbiotic Poster Project. Students were assigned groups. We will continue with this project tomorrow and it is a classroom project.

    Links:
    Food Chain
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