March 14

LIFE SCIENCE

A.CRCT Rvw Book… How is carbon and oxygen cycled within an ecosystem?

B.The Peppered Moth… Turn these in Tomorrow!

C.Study for EXAM … Use your study guide and have a parent or friend quiz you on the questions.

Homework:

Study for Cummulative EXAM….Thursday

 Notebooks are due Friday!

March 13

AC SCIENCE

Today’s Activities:

A.Daily Dive In

B. Review of More Zork Genetics – You should know how to do Dihybrid crosses by now. If you need additional help, I will be available Wednesday (tomorrow)  morning.

C. The One-eyed Easy Tempered Loser Monster…(Complete & turn in Wednesday… if you did not finish this in class today.)

Homework:

CRCT Review Log…Due Friday

Genetics I Test …Monday 3/19

DNA Jewelry: Due 3/20

 
March 13

LIFE SCIENCE

Today’s Activities:

A.CRCT Rvw Book.. The Water Cycle

B.The Bird Brain Experiment.. Today we visited Pang Island and Pretended we were finches with different types of beaks trying to survive. Did any of you go extint? What adaptation did you have that allowed you to survive?

Homework:

Finish Questions for The Bird Brain Experiment….due Wednesday

Study for Cummulative EXAM….Thursday

March 12

LIFE SCIENCE

A.Current Grade…check pinnicle..Are you missing any assignments?

B.CRCT Rvw Book…. We added Pg 123 # 1-3  and abiotic and biotic factors voacbulary with examples.

C.Adaptations Activity – Today we used M& M’s to simulate how adaptations help organims survive.

Homework:

Study for Cummulative EXAM….Thursday

March 9

LIFE SCIENCE

Today’s Activities:

A.CRCT Comp. Book:

      *pg 113

   *Relationships

B. Turn In Selective Breeding Tigers – Sec. 5 & 6 only

C. Designer Organisms – Selective breed two organims and explain your final outcome. What was the desired trait you were looking for?

D. Finish Camouflage Butterflies…Hunt on Monday

Homework: Cummulative Exam is MArch 15th …next Thursday

March 9

AC SCIENCE

Today’s Activities:

Deoxyribonucleic acid was our topic of investigation today.   You guys read a document about the discovery and structure of DNA. Click here if you need a copy of the information sheet:  DNA: The Double Helix.  Then, you created a paper model of  a DNA strand. Finally, you visited the on-line activity called “DNA Workshop” at http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/tryit/dna/shockwave.html.  Ask Mrs. Pangburn if you need a copy of the on-line activity sheet.

Homework:  Complete the DNA activities from today’s class.  Continue working on the Genetics Vocabulary using K.I.M.