November 15

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Standard:

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

a. Develop a model and construct an explanation of how cell structures (specifically the nucleus, cytoplasm, cell membrane, cell wall, chloroplasts, lysosome, and mitochondria) contribute to the function of the cell as a system in obtaining nutrients in order to grow, reproduce, make needed materials, and process waste.

(Clarification statement: The intent is for students to demonstrate how the component structures of the cell interact and work together to allow the cell as a whole to carry out various processes. Additional structures, beyond those listed, will be addressed in high school Biology.)

Classwork:

Today cell analogy posters were assigned. Please come in with the analogy organizer completed tomorrow.

Cell Poster-tdos1r

Homework:

Quiz over the cell parts and their function is tomorrow. (Directed Reading 3.2)

Finish analogies

 

November 14

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Standard:

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

a. Develop a model and construct an explanation of how cell structures (specifically the nucleus, cytoplasm, cell membrane, cell wall, chloroplasts, lysosome, and mitochondria) contribute to the function of the cell as a system in obtaining nutrients in order to grow, reproduce, make needed materials, and process waste.

(Clarification statement: The intent is for students to demonstrate how the component structures of the cell interact and work together to allow the cell as a whole to carry out various processes. Additional structures, beyond those listed, will be addressed in high school Biology.)

Classwork:

Today we finished taking notes. The Power Point and organizer can be found on yesterday’s blog.

HW:

3.2 is due tomorrow.

Please, if able, download Google’s Expedition App so we may use virtual reality googles to view the inside of a cell.

 

November 13

Standard:

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

a. Develop a model and construct an explanation of how cell structures (specifically the nucleus, cytoplasm, cell membrane, cell wall, chloroplasts, lysosome, and mitochondria) contribute to the function of the cell as a system in obtaining nutrients in order to grow, reproduce, make needed materials, and process waste.

(Clarification statement: The intent is for students to demonstrate how the component structures of the cell interact and work together to allow the cell as a whole to carry out various processes. Additional structures, beyond those listed, will be addressed in high school Biology.)

Classwork:

Today we took notes and discussed cell parts.  In most classes we made it through mitochondria.

2014_Notes Organizer-165ang6

HW:

Directed reading 3.2 due Wednesday.

November 10

Friday, November 11, 2017

Standard:

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

a. Develop a model and construct an explanation of how cell structures (specifically the nucleus, cytoplasm, cell membrane, cell wall, chloroplasts, lysosome, and mitochondria) contribute to the function of the cell as a system in obtaining nutrients in order to grow, reproduce, make needed materials, and process waste.

(Clarification statement: The intent is for students to demonstrate how the component structures of the cell interact and work together to allow the cell as a whole to carry out various processes. Additional structures, beyond those listed, will be addressed in high school Biology.)

Classwork:

Today we finished up the things we have been doing all week.

  • discussed and solidified our understanding of surface area to cell ratio as it relates to the size of a cell.
  • checked the POGIL activity from Wednesday.
  • labeled the diagram of a plant cell, animal cell and bacterial cell.
  • 3.2 was handed out.

HW:

3.2 Directed Reading is due Wednesday. Remember, it can be printed off the online textbook. No excuses!

November 9

Thursday, November 11, 2017

Standard:

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

a. Develop a model and construct an explanation of how cell structures (specifically the nucleus, cytoplasm, cell membrane, cell wall, chloroplasts, lysosome, and mitochondria) contribute to the function of the cell as a system in obtaining nutrients in order to grow, reproduce, make needed materials, and process waste.

(Clarification statement: The intent is for students to demonstrate how the component structures of the cell interact and work together to allow the cell as a whole to carry out various processes. Additional structures, beyond those listed, will be addressed in high school Biology.)

Classwork:

Today we investigated the diffusion rate into a cell based on the cell’s size. If you were absent there is nothing to make up.

HW:

November 8

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Important Notice!!!!

If you are a parent, aunt, uncle, grandparent and would like to give time assisting Lovinggood Middle School students with science fair, please come to the informational meeting TOMORROW morning, 11/9/17, at 8 am in Mrs. Slaton’s classroom, 611.

Standards:

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

a. Develop a model and construct an explanation of how cell structures (specifically the nucleus, cytoplasm, cell membrane, cell wall, chloroplasts, lysosome, and mitochondria) contribute to the function of the cell as a system in obtaining nutrients in order to grow, reproduce, make needed materials, and process waste.

(Clarification statement: The intent is for students to demonstrate how the component structures of the cell interact and work together to allow the cell as a whole to carry out various processes. Additional structures, beyond those listed, will be addressed in high school Biology.)

Classwork:

Group A:

Worked with me reviewing prokaryotes and eukaryotes.

Group B:

Worked on an independent inquiry activity.

HW:

November 3

Back by popular demand, daily blogging instead of weekly blogging!!!

Standards:

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

a. Develop a model and construct an explanation of how cell structures (specifically the nucleus, cytoplasm, cell membrane, cell wall, chloroplasts, lysosome, and mitochondria) contribute to the function of the cell as a system in obtaining nutrients in order to grow, reproduce, make needed materials, and process waste.

(Clarification statement: The intent is for students to demonstrate how the component structures of the cell interact and work together to allow the cell as a whole to carry out various processes. Additional structures, beyond those listed, will be addressed in high school Biology.)

Classwork:

Today we began taking notes on eukaryotic and prokaryotic cells.

HW:

Have a nice weekend!

October 31

October 31-November 3

Tuesday-

Today we took the biome test and the cell parts pretest.  Score on the test will be revealed tomorrow. Those who did not do well will be required to complete all homework and complete a test reflection before meeting with me. Retests will be given on Friday before school.

If you were out yesterday, please review the following powerpoint and fill in the notes pages.  Also, review textbook sections 20.2 and 20.3.

Marine Ecosystem Handout with blanks-11inyem

Marine Ecosystem Handout with blanks-11inyfb

Tuesday’s HW:

Directed Reading 3.1 due Friday!

Wednesday

Today we learned the parts of a microscope and how to use one.

Wednesday’s HW:

Study for microscope quiz

Directed Reading due Friday

October 30

Monday, October 30, 2017

***Starting tomorrow. Posts will be listed by the week and updated daily

Standard:

S7L4. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to examine the interdependence of organisms with one another and their environments.

d. Ask questions to gather and synthesize information from multiple sources to differentiate between Earth’s major terrestrial biomes (i.e., tropical rain forest, savanna, temperate forest, desert, grassland, taiga, and tundra) and aquatic ecosystems (i.e., freshwater, estuaries, and marine). (Clarification statement: Emphasis is on the factors that influence patterns across biomes such as the climate, availability of food and water, and location.)

Classwork:

Today we went over the marine biomes. If you were absent, please review chapters 20.2 and 20.3.

We then played a vocabulary game.

HW:

Study for the test.

GAME CODE
946692
October 27

Thursday and Friday, October 26th and 27th

Standard:

S7L4. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to examine the interdependence of organisms with one another and their environments.

d. Ask questions to gather and synthesize information from multiple sources to differentiate between Earth’s major terrestrial biomes (i.e., tropical rain forest, savanna, temperate forest, desert, grassland, taiga, and tundra) and aquatic ecosystems (i.e., freshwater, estuaries, and marine). (Clarification statement: Emphasis is on the factors that influence patterns across biomes such as the climate, availability of food and water, and location.)

Classwork:

Thursday:

Students were assigned the Directed Reading 20.3

If they had time, they worked on their projects.

 

Friday:

Final class period to work on projects. All projects due Monday.

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2017 Independent Project-1sgmpoq

HW:

Finish project.

Biome test on Tuesday

Biome Quizlet