August 6th, 2018

7th Grade Social Studies

Today’s classroom activities:

  1. warm – up    Week 1 – Maps warm-ups-1klnau5
  2. What is history PowerPoint
  3. What is History reading and questions. What is History-1136id
  4. No homework

 

7th Grade Science

Today’s classroom activities:

The History of cells notes  The History and Theory of Cells G.O. completed-2ap3sa9

The wacky cell theory video      http://ed.ted.com/lesson/the-wacky-history-of-cell-theory#watch

The Wacky cell theory  questions

H.W.  Watch the Wacky Cell Theory video and complete the questions on the sheet handed out in class

 

Upcoming Quiz:

8/10/10 – History of cells and parts of  the microscope.  Parts of the Microscope-2n7nkvd

Welcome to the 2018-2019 School Year!

7th Science and Social Studies

Welcome back to school! I am excited and looking forward to a great year. Tomorrow, Tuesday July 31st is out meet and greet from 2:00-3:00 for 7th grade.  Our Science and social studies content will be very engaging, we will be learning many new things and having fun while doing so. See you soon!

4/30/18

We are on the home stretch as the end of the school year approaches. We are currently in our last unit of study which is Evolution. Students are learning why the physical characteristics of organisms change over time and the factors that contribute to the change.  We began the unit discussing Darwin’s theory of Evolution.  Here are the links to the assignments and power point lessons we will be doing in this unit.

Evolution Notes-1ta6ow0

Evolution Notes Sheet-28j03bp

ADAPTATION OF THE HUMAN HAND LAB (1)-1hmmexy

Evolution Notes Section 2-2jhoemx

Grant’s Finches-2k3bcf0

Speciation-20mh98t

Speciation-geo.isol.-createspc-22l0fzp

The Geological Time Scale (003)-1rgp6l2

What is the Earth time scale guided notes-113n9xz

 

 

3/5/18

We have begun our Genetics, Heredity, & Reproduction unit. Thus far in class we have examined types of reproduction (sexual and asexual) and identified organisms that uses each type. We took notes using the attached Power Point and have created a reproduction chart which students will use to study for their quiz on Tuesday.  Both items are attached.

Forms of Reproduction Chart – Answer Key-1g10pwa

asexual_sexual_reproduction PPT-1en1hh7

compare contrast sexual and asexual reproduction-sg9pl5

 

Monday March 5th we will discuss genes using the Mendelian PPT attached.

Mendelian Powerpoint FINAL-1sp7vag

2/8/18

Students have been learning about the the digestive system, the circulatory system and  the respiratory system.

The link for the respiratory system web quest:  : http://kidshealth.org/kid/htbw/lungs.html

 

 

 

 

1/21/18

7th Grade Life Science  small group

We began the new term learning about the levels of organization.  Students are learning to explain that cells are organized into tissues, tissues into organs, organs into systems, and systems into organisms.  Attached are the links for the levels of organization flip book, levels of organization notes, organ system graphic organizer and review worksheet (Body Organization working together).

Levels of Organization Foldable (1)-1c35lvs

Levels of organization PPT-2amwfg9

levels_of_organization_notes-1znouse

Body System Graphic Organizer with answers-1pxx04b

Body Organization working together-vkl3ks

Quiz Dates:

Level of organization 1/23/18

Body organ system  and Digestive system 1/26/18

12/11/2017

7th Grade small group

Students have been learning about Cell Processes. Thus far they have learned how plants and animals cells use energy to make food through the process of Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration.