December 15th

Advanced Content Social Studies

Students took their Economics Vocab Test today.  Students were also given a binder check to complete.  On Monday, we will start an introductory activity to Africa which will be our next area of study.

Homework: none

 

Science and Advanced Content Science

Students updated their binder.  Students were also given a study guide answer key to check their study guide.  Please remember that the test will be Monday, December 18th.

Homework: study for test

 

Have a great night!

December 14th

Advanced Content Social Studies

Students today learned about OPEC.  We had great discussions on its purpose.  Students will complete their Economics Vocab Test tomorrow

Homework: study for vocab test

 

Science and Advanced Content Science

Students worked on their study guide in class today.  They will finish it tomorrow.

Homework: none

 

Have a great night!

December 13th

Advanced Content Social Studies

Students took notes on Voluntary Trade and participated in class activities to reinforce this concept.  Students have been reminded of the Economics Vocab Test they will take on Friday, December 15th.

Homework: none

 

Science and Advanced Content Science

Students continued working on their Cell Cycle books.  They will have some time at the beginning of class on Thursday to finish them up.  Students will begin the Study Guide for the Cell Processes Test that they will take on Monday, December 18th.

Homework: none

 

Have a great night!

December 12th

Advanced Content Social Studies

Students finished up the Holiday Ad they began last week for Economics.  Students turned the posters in when they were completed.  Those students that did not finish must complete them for homework.

Homework: finish Holiday Ad for Economics if needed

 

Science and Advanced Content Science

Students were able to get quite a bit of work accomplished today.  Students finished up the Osmosis Lab that we started last week.  Students then finished the Diffusion Lab questions.  Students then moved to Mitosis.  They are completing a Mitosis Booklet to help them understand the process of Mitosis.

Please Remember:  Cell Processes Test on Monday, December 18th

Homework: none

 

Have a great night!

December 6th

Advanced Content Social Studies

Students took an almost there assessment to see student progress on vocabulary.  We will begin a project assessment tomorrow in class.  Please bring colored pencils to class.

Homework: none

 

Science and Advanced Content Science

Students took their 2nd measurement of their eggs.  Students took a pop quiz from the information they learned yesterday.  We then began going over the note sheet from yesterday.

Homework: none

 

Have a great night!

December 4th

Advanced Content Social Studies

Students completed a Continuum Activity for Economics.

Homework: none

 

Science and Advanced Content Science

Students began the Egg Osmosis lab in class today.  We will need light corn syrup on Wednesday to continue the lab.

Homework: please bring in a bottle of light corn syrup.  Thank you!

 

Have a great night!

December 1st

Advanced Content Social Studies

Students continued with Economics today.  There were two video clips that students watched to see real-world application in the Economic world.

Homework: none

 

Science and Advanced Content Science

Students finished up the introduction to Osmosis.  Next week we will be completing a week long lab on Egg Osmosis.  In order to be able to do this lab, we are requesting donations of light corn syrup.  Students will be able to see just how fluids can move in and out of a cell membrane.

Homework: bring in light corn syrup, if possible

 

Have a great weekend!

November 30th

Advanced Content Social Studies

Students completed an activity in class which compared the different economic systems.  Students then worked on finishing up the Economic System Foldable that we began in class yesterday.

Homework: none

 

Science and Advanced Content Science

Students completed an “Amoeba Sisters” worksheet on Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration.  Then they began a foldable on both of these processes.

Homework: none

 

Have a great night!

November 29th

Advanced Content Social Studies

Students completed a hands-on activity on Production, Distribution and Consumption.  Students began working on a foldable relating to the four economy systems.

Homework: none

 

Science and Advanced Content Science

Students completed a lab on Cellular Respiration.

Homework: finish the lab analysis

 

Have a great night!

November 27th

Advanced Content Social Studies

Students took a Pre-Test on Economics Vocabulary, then began to complete a graphic organizer to help them with the vocabulary.  They will finish the graphic organizer in class tomorrow.

Homework: none

 

Science and Advanced Content Science

Students began a web quest on Photosynthesis.  They will finish up the web quest tomorrow in class.

Homework: bring ear buds to class tomorrow

 

Have a great night!