Week of Jan. 16

STANDARDS:
S7L2. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to describe how cell structures, cells, tissues, organs, and organ systems interact to maintain the basic needs of organisms.

S7L2.c
Construct an argument that systems of the body (Cardiovascular, Excretory, Digestive, Respiratory, Muscular, Nervous, and Immune) interact with one another to carry out life processes.

GRADED ASSIGNMENTS:
* Brief quiz on skeletal, muscular, digestive, nervous and endocrine systems from “Interactions among Systems” organizer.

WEEKLY AGENDA:

MONDAY  1/15:
* No school – MLK day

TUESDAY:   
*Short quiz on skeletal, muscular, digestive, nervous and endocrine systems.
Click HERE to take the QUIZ… NO TALKING!!!

* Human Body Webquest    Body Systems WebQuest

WEB QUEST DIRECTIONS BELOW!!!  

1) System: The Integumentary System (questions #1-5) 
http://www.innerbody.com/anatomy/integumentary

 2) Skeletal & Muscular Systems: (questions #6-10)
http://healthyliving.azcentral.com/skeletal-system-works-muscular-8158.html

3) Nervous System: (questions #11-14) 
Watch the following video to help you answer the questions
https://www.kidkam.com/video/nervous-system-schoolhouse-rock

4) Cardiovascular System (questions #15-18)
Watch the following video to help you answer the questions.
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/anatomyvideos/000023.htm

5) Respiratory System (questions #19-20)
  http://www.fi.edu/learn/heart/systems/respiration.html

6) Digestive System (questions #21-24)
Read the following article and answer the questions.
http://www.innerbody.com/image/digeov.html

7) Urinary System (questions #25-29)
http://www.livescience.com/27012-urinary-system.html

*For the following systems, briefly explain the main function of each system and list the organs found in them. You may use one of the websites we have already used or research on your own.*

Endocrine System (questions #30-31)
Lymphatic System (questions #32-33

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SNOW DAYS…Please keep up! 

*You do not have to finish your web quest…Please use the Power Point below and finish taking notes on your organizer. If you forgot your organizer at school, you can download another one HERE and staple it to your other sheet later. 🙂 Happy snow days!!  Interactions PPT

**Finished with your notes? Explore the systems by watching short video clips, etc. on this website: How the Body Works

** Or play some games to learn about the body systems!

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Week of Jan. 9

STANDARDS:
S7L2. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to describe how cell structures, cells, tissues, organs, and organ systems interact to maintain the basic needs of organisms.

b. Develop and use a conceptual model of how cells are organized into tissues, tissues into organs, organs into systems, and systems into organisms.

GRADED ASSIGNMENTS:
* Brief Quiz over Ch. 3 section 3 (Tuesday)
* Edhelper: The Amazing Human Body (Wednesday)
* Mini “pop” quiz over body systems may be given any time…study a few minutes each night!

RESOURCES:

*Tutoring starts at 8 AM before school on Tuesdays and Thursdays! No pass needed…come to my classroom!
* This unit is covered by Ch. 3-3 and 22-1 in the textbook. We will give additional notes on the body systems in class as well.

Review for Body Systems coming soon in Ch. 22-1: (1/11 & 1/12) 

WEEKLY AGENDA:

MONDAY: No School because of football…I mean, ICE!

TUESDAY: 
* Reread your activity sheet from Friday and check your “level 2” answers aloud with class
* Take quick 6 question quiz over the levels of organization (cell, tissue, organ, organ system, organism)
* Read Ch. 3-3 and complete front and back of directed reading sheet provided 

HW: If you didn’t do so already, complete 3-3 HW by Thursday!

WEDNESDAY:
* Edhelper reading comprehension: Your Amazing Body
* Modeling the Levels of Organization- analogy worksheet  (turn in when finished today!) Analogy Worksheet
HW: Finish 3-3 from Tuesday…due tomorrow! (front and back)

THURSDAY:
* Probe: Human Body Basics
* Listen to Ch. 22-1 on the audio textbook aloud and then complete the directed reading found on the back of your probe. Directed reading should be finished in class today…if not, please take a minute and finish it tonight for HW. 22_1directed_reading
(2nd period differentiated group with Skillman- Work on 22-1 Interactive Textbook organizer instead of the directed reading version)
* When finished, start creating your own flashcards on the systems using the class set of info provided. (This blue sheet is a screen shot of the textbook section you read today!) *Not HW!

HW: 22-1 directed reading sheet due tomorrow (almost all finished in class!) 2nd period kids doing Interactive textbook do NOT have to finish it for HW.

FRIDAY:
* Interactions among Body System notes (We only completed the first 5 systems on the organizer; Use slides 1-21 in the Power Point) *2nd period- only did the first 4 systems  Interactions of the Systems 2018 (presentation)   Student organizer can be found here: Interactions Organizer

HW: Study your organizer for a brief quiz over the systems covered in class today: Skeletal, Muscular, Nervous, Digestive & Endocrine)   Make sure to finish your 22-1 HW if you didn’t do so already in class yesterday. I wasn’t able to check it today!

 

Jan. 4 & 5

STANDARDS:
S7L2. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to describe how cell structures, cells, tissues, organs, and organ systems interact to maintain the basic needs of organisms.

b. Develop and use a conceptual model of how cells are organized into tissues, tissues into organs, organs into systems, and systems into organisms.          

GRADED ASSIGNMENTS:
* Edhelper: The Amazing Human Body (next week)
* Brief Quiz over Ch. 3 section 3 (next week)

RESOURCES:

*Tutoring starts at 8 AM before school on Tuesdays and Thursdays! No pass needed…come to my classroom!

WEEKLY AGENDA:

THURSDAY: 
– Human Body Pretest on scantron
– Artificial windpipe transplant article & discussion
– Card Sorting Activity: Categorize a group of cards under whether you think they are a Cell, Tissue, Organ, Organ System or Organism
– What is a System and Function? (class discussion)

HW: Sort your papers in your science notebook into the different units: Ecology, Biomes, and Cells. Put these into a folder and KEEP for later in the year to help with the end of course test. We are starting our Human Body unit today and need a nice, clean notebook.

FRIDAY:
– Levels of Organization notes on student organizer provided   (Use this PPT to fill in the notes if you were absent!)
– Video Clip (embedded in PPT)      Levels of Organization Organizer

– Reading Activity: Read and complete the few questions on the back of the organizer

HW: Study your notes from today…specifically understand CELL, TISSUE, ORGAN, ORGAN SYSTEMS, and ORGANISMS. Know how to put them in order from smallest to largest/most complex. **Brief 6 question quiz on MONDAY!!

Week of Dec. 18

Monday 12/18:
* Students took a summative test today on Chapter 4-1 and 4-2
– If you are not happy with your test grade, (and overall new average in class) you are encouraged to come in for tutoring tomorrow morning from 8:00 am – 8:50 am. We will be reviewing for the re-take. The retake will be on Wednesday during class.
– If you know that you will not be here on Wednesday, you may re-take the test in class tomorrow but you will need to let me know when you enter the classroom.

– Below is a new quizziz that will help you with concepts.

1. Open https://join.quizizz.com in your browser
2. Enter the 6-digit game code 462067 , and click “Proceed”
3. Now enter your name and click “Join Game!”
4. You will get an avatar, and then see a “Start Game” button. Click it to begin!

Tuesday:
* Kids who want to retake test went to remediate with one of the science teachers during class. They will be able to retake the Cell Processes test tomorrow during their class period.

*Those not retaking completed a video organizer on the Human Body: Pushing the Limits- Strength. We will finish this tomorrow!

Wednesday:
*All test retakes are in the gradebook! Some of you did much better! Thank you for the sweet gifts and cards today. I really appreciate you thinking of me. I hope you all have a wonderful break!