Roller Coasters have begun. Here is the schedule:
Friday, April 12- Forces Unit Exam
Thursday, April 11- Today we reviewed for our Force Exam.
Wednesday, April 10- Today we worked on force calculation review. (see handouts)
Tuesday, April 9- Today students learned about Netwon's 3rd law and completed a packet.
Monday, April 8- Today students took Motion notes and practiced calculating speed and acceleration.
Friday, March 29- Today students continued their Energy Skate Park Simulation Lab. Needs to be finished for homework. DUE Monday!
Thursday, March 28- Today students started the Energy Skate Park Simulation Lab (See handouts)
Wednesday, March 27- Periods 1-3 finished the Tug-O-War lab activity. Period 4 & 6 took the CAST test
Tuesday, March 26- Periods 1-3 started the Tug-O-War lab activity. Period 4 & 6 took the CAST test
Monday, March 25- Today we took our Forces quiz 1. Students that did not get their inertia packet on Thursday pickedone up today. Packet is due Thursday.
Friday, March 22- Today we completed our Force Station Activity (See handouts).
Thursday, March 21- Today we reviewed Net Forces.
Wednesday, March 20- Today we continued our Forces packet
Tuesday, March 19- Today we went over our Forces Unit Overview. We also atarted our Balance vs Unbalanced Forces packet. (see handouts)
Monday, March 18- Today we did our Hockey Stick Relay (see Mrs. Connors if you were absent).
Friday, March 15- Today we took a break and watched Brain Games
Thursday, March 14- Multiple choice & Short answer portion of exam
Wednesday, March 13- Essay portion of exam
Tuesday, March 12- Today we reviewed for our unit exam
Monday, March 11- Today we completed our practice essay on human impacts.
Friday, March 8- Today we finished our Artificial selection research.
Thursday, March 7- Today we added the following vocab to our comp book: overproduction, competition, homologous structures, analogous structures, vestigial structures, molecular biology & comparative embryology. We also started our research on artificial selection & human impacts on evolution. (see Mrs. Connors if you were absent)
Wednesday, March 6- Today we finished out evidence packet. (if you have any incomplete pages they need to be finished at home).
Tuesday, March 5- Today we worked on pages 10-13 in our evidence packets.
Monday, March 4- Today we added to our Evidence for Evolution notes (see Mrs. Connors if you were absent).
Friday, March 1- Today we completed pages 6-9 in our evidence packet. (keys are in the classroom to check your answers)
Thursday, February 28- Today we took our Evolution Quiz 2
Wednesday, February 27- Today we completed pages 1 & 3 in our Evidence for Evolution packets. Page 1 Key is posted under handouts.
Tuesday, February 26- Today we started our Evidence for Evolution notes (ongoing) and our packet (ongoing). Packets are in our class cubby if you were absent.
Monday, February, 25- Today we completed #6-9 of the "Beak of the Fink" activity. Due Tuesday
Friday, February 22- Today we had a planner check. We also completed #1-5 of our "Beak of the Finch" activity (see handouts).
Thursday, February 21- Today we watched Bill Nye Evolution and took notes in our comp book. (see handouts).
Wednesday, February 20- Today we finished our evidence for evolution activity. Groups got a bonus point activity to complete if they finished early.
Tuesday, February 19- Today we went over our Pupfish activity and added it to our comp. books. We also started an evidence for evolution activity (see our class cubby).
Friday, February 15- Quiz!!! Finish Pupfish. Tribe point reading is under handouts. It is due Tuesday
Thursday, February 14- Today we continued our variation Pupfish activity and packet.
Wednesday, February 13- Today we read an article on the Pupfish and started our variations packet. (see handouts)
Tuesday, February 12- Today we did a webquest to find different adaptations. If you did not finish it is homework. (see handouts).
Friday, February 8- Today we completed our "Survival of the Fittest" activity (see handouts).
Thursday, February 7- Today we completed a reading and answered questions on adaptations. If you did not finish it is homework.
Wednesday, February 6- Today we completed the graphing & question portion of our Rock Pocket Mouse activity.
Tuesday, February 5- Today we started our Rock Pocket Mouse activity (see handouts)
Monday, February 4- Today students watched Planet Earth: Islands and made a list of adaptations.
Friday, February 1- Today students added mutliple assignments in their comp. books. We also went over our evolution unit overview (see handouts).
Thuesday, January 31- Today we took the short answer portion of our unit exam
Wednesday, January 30- Today we took the multiple choice portion of our unit exam.
Monday, January 28 & Tuesday, January 29- We spent 2 days reviewing for our Genetic Exam. Finish your study guide for homework. (see handouts).
Friday, January 25- Today we finished the movie "Cracking Your Genetic Code". We also looked at some examples of beneficial human mutations.
Thursday, January 24- Today we completed a worksheet on mutations. We also started the movie "Cracking Your Genetic Code" (see videos and handouts).
Wednesday, January 23- Today we took an open note mini quiz on mutations. We also saw examples of genetic mutations (see videos).
Tuesday, January 22- Today we read about genetic mutations and took notes in our composition notebook (see handouts).
Friday, January 18- Today we took our Genetics Quiz 2. We also added items to our composition notebook.
Thursday, January 17- Today we completed a DNA review packet (see handouts). Students that finished were able to use Quizlet to review for the Quiz.
Wednesday, January 16- Today we completed our DNA Replication Activity (see handouts)
Tuesday, January 15- Today we took notes on DNA (see handouts).
Monday, January 14- Today we completed our Dog DNA activity.
Friday, January 11- Today we took our Genetics Quiz 1. We also completed a DNA reading and tribal challenge.
Thursday, January 10- Today we reviewed punnett square. Students completed 2 punnett square practice worksheets and reviewed for Friday's quiz. (see handouts and links for Quizlet).
Wednesday, January 9- Today students watched Bill Nye Genes and completed a worksheet (see handouts and links)
Tuesday, January 8- Today students had a sub. In class we read pages in our text book and completed questions.