November 12th

  • Students are completing their Graphic Organizers on Sexual Reproduction vs. Asexual Reproduction
  • Students will be reading about Sexual and Asexual Reproduction in their textbook. They will be answering questions #1-24 throughout the reading and questions #1-10 at the end of the reading.
  • Homework: Complete reading and questions if not completed in class.
  • Today’s video: Amoeba Sisters: Sexual and Asexual Reproduction

November 8th

  • Students are finishing Meiosis notes from yesterday if needed.
  • Students will then research the discovery of DNA using two resources; a video clip and the textbook.
  • Remaining time will be used for students to read and complete pages 172-181 in the textbook. Students will answer questions #1-21 throughout the reading and questions #1-10 at the end of the reading.
  • Homework: Complete DNA Research and book pages if not completed in class.
  • Today’s Handout: The Discovery of DNA

November 5th

  • Students are taking a pre-test on iRespond over DNA, Reproduction, Mitosis and Meiosis. This information will help drive instruction over the next few weeks.
  • Students are cleaning out their binders of anything related to our previous unit.
  • The third binder tab will now contain papers from our new unit: DNA, Heredity, and Genetics.
  • Remaining time in class will be used to begin reading pages 218-229 in the textbook. Students will answer questions #1-21 as they read and will answer questions #1-14 at the end of the reading.
  • Homework: Complete book pages and questions if not completed in class.

November 2nd

  • Students are taking their Human Body Systems Test today.
  • We will begin learning about DNA next week.

November 1st

  • Students are going over the Human Body Systems Study Guide today.
  • Remaining time will be used to review on Quizizz.
  • Human Body Test is tomorrow!
  • Here are the codes to review Quizizz at home:
  • 821086
  • 703985

October 30th

  • Students took notes over the Immune System using their note sheet from last week’s presentations.
  • Remaining time in class was used to begin working on the study guide for Friday’s test.
  • We will review the study guide on Thursday.
  • Human Body Test this Friday!
  • Today’s Notes: The immune System
  • Study Guide: Human Body Study Guide

October 29th

  • Students are dissecting frogs today.
  • Our Human Body System Test is this Friday, November 2nd.
  • For students who choose to opt out of the frog dissection:
  • Complete this virtual lab. If you get the flashplayer notice, click on the gray puzzle piece and hit allow. Make sure you’re using Google Chrome. Complete the Introduction, External Anatomy, and Internal Anatomy. You will need headphones.
  • With additional time, write a paragraph about why you are opposed to animal dissection. Use Cobb Digital Library as a resource. Use the following Databases as a resource:
  • Science in Context
  • Opposing Viewpoints in Context