February 20-23 Parent Teacher Conferences Wednesday, February 21st.

February 23rd, 2018 by lodaniels

February 23

  • Bell work – If you could pick one thing to look at under a microscope what would it be?
  • Finished microscope lab.

February 22

February 21

  • Bell work – How are electron and compound microscopes different?
  • Microscope lab.  Must be completed in class or by appointment before or after school.

February 20

  • Bell work – How do microscopes work?
  • Discussion and power point on electron microscopes.

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February 12-15 PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCE FEBRUARY 21st.

February 15th, 2018 by lodaniels

February 15

  • Bell work – What is the function of a microscope?
  • Labeled microscope drawing.
  • Power point on the evoluation of the microscope.
  • microscope worksheet

February 14

Bell work – What is the cell membrane made of?

Pg C-13 and Pg C 25 “Reviewing Key Concepts” questions.  Answer with full sentences.

C 13 Questions

  • 1a Define the words structure and function.
  • 1b Explain theis staement; Cells are the basic units of structure and function in living things.
  • 1c In what important function are the cells in your eyes involved?
  • 2a What does a microscope enable people to do?
  • 2b Summarize Hooke’s observations of cork under a microscope.
  • 2c Why would Hooke’s discovery have been impossible without a microscope?
  • 3a What are the main ideas of the cell theory?
  • 3b What did Virchow contribute to the cell theory?
  • 3c Use the ideas of Virchow to explain why plastic plants and stuffed animals are not alive.
  • 4a What is magnification?
  • 4b Contrast the way light microscopes and electron microscopes magnify objects.

C 24 Questions

  • 1a Compare the function of the cell wall and the cell membrane.
  • 1b What are the caracteristics of cellulose?
    1c How does cellulose help with one function of the cell wall?
  • 2a Identify the function of the ribosomes and golgi body.
  • 2b Describe the characteristics of the endoplasmic reticulum.
  • 2c How are the functions of ribosomes, golgi bodies and the endoplasmic reticulum related to one another?
  • 3a What is a tissue? What is an organ?
  • 3b What is the relationship between cells, tissues, and organs?
  • 3c Would a tissue or an organ have more kinds of specalized cells? Explain.
  • 4a Where is the genetic material in a bacterial cell?
  • 4b Contrast the location of genetic material in bacterial cells to its location in plant and animal cells.

February 13

Bell work – What is a cell membrane and why is it important?

Notes on the structure and function of the cell membrane.

February 12

Bell work – What are the functions of the endoplasmic reticulum and the golgi body?

Finished and graded plant and animal cell drawings.

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February 5-9

February 6th, 2018 by lodaniels

cummulative geology test 2016  (copy of the test)

February 9

  • Bell work – Why are cells important?
  • Finish cell drawings.
  • Graded bell work 1/16-2/9.
  • 6 Characteristics of living things notes.
  • Hexagon of life.

February 8

  • Bell work – Are all your cells the same?

Pg C 20-21 Draw both the animal and plant cell. (1/2 Page in size or bigger).

  • On each cell label all structures and summarize the function of each structure on both cells.
  • Plant cell – Nucleus, nucleolus, mitochondria, chloroplast, vacuole, endoplasmic reticulum, cell membrane, cell wall, cytoplasm, ribosome, golgi body.
  • Animal cell – Nucleus, nucleolus, mitochondria, endoplasmic reticulum, cell membrane,  cytoplasm, ribosome, golgi body.

Grading bell work on Friday, February 9 for January 16 – February 9th.

February 7

  • Bell work – List the other 3 characteristics of living things.
  • Finished notes on characteristics of living things.
  • Drew and labeled the Hexagon of life.

February 6-

  • Bell work – List 3 characteristics of living things.
  • Notes on characteristics of living things.

February 5-

  • Bell work- What does the ocean have to do with earthquakes.
  • Handed back geology tests and went over them.

Assigned test revisions –  DUE BY MONDAY, FEBRUARY 12th.   Geology Test  cummulative geology test 2016

  • For each multiple choice question

Look up the right answer and write two sentences explaining what the right answer is and why that is the right answer.

  • For each short answer

Look up the right answer and write 4 sentences explaining what the right answer is and why.

  • For rock cycle

Redraw the rock cycle correctly, labeling all rock types, processes for each rock.

  • For essay questions.

Rewrite the essays with 5+ sentences answering each part of the question you missed correctly.

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Janury 29- February 2

February 6th, 2018 by lodaniels

Test review question outlines 2016

Test Review Geology 2016

February 2nd

February 1st

  • Bell work – What is a carbohydrate?
  • Bill Nye videos on cells and life cycles.

January 31

  • Bell work – Do plants and animals have the same kinds of cells?
  • Notes characteristics of living things.

January 30

  • Bell work – How many cells do you have?
  • Notes on characteristics of living things.

January 29

  • Bell work – Which is smaller a cell or an atom?
  • Graded Geology tests.

 

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January 22-26 TEST WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 24th.

January 23rd, 2018 by lodaniels

Test review question outlines 2016

Test Review Geology 2016

January 26

  • Bell work – What are you made of?
  • Finished cell pre-test.

Janaury 25

  • Finished Geology Test.
  • Took cell pre-test.

Janaury 24

TEST REVIEW DUE AT THE BEGINNING OF CLASS.

Geology Test

Janaury 23

  • Bell work – What questions did you have on the test review that you need help with?
  • Worked on test review due Tomorrow at the beginning of class before the test.
  • To be accepted as on time it needs to be 100% complete with a minimum on 4 sentences per question.

January 22

  • Bell work – Why dont fossils form in igneous or metamorphic rock.
  • Volcano reading and questions.

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January 16-19

January 18th, 2018 by lodaniels

January 19

  • Bell work- Draw and label the rock cycle.
  • TEST REVIEW for test WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 24th.

Test review question outlines 2016

Test Review Geology 2016

January 18

January 17

  • Bell work- Define catastrophism and uniformitarianism.
  • Graded bell work January 3-11, fossil notes and time period notes.

January 16

  • Bell work – LIst 4 ways you can be a better student 3rd Quarter.

Finished fossil reading and worksheet.

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January 8-11

January 11th, 2018 by lodaniels

January 11

  • Bell work – What is stratigraphy.
  • Discussion on stratigraphy and how to do better next quarter in my class.

January 10

Bell work – Which time period did you think was the most interesting?

“Dating Fossils in Rocks” reading and questions

January 9

  • Bell work – Why do we break geologic time in to smaller sections?
  • Finished yesterdays note on geologic time periods.

January 8

Bell work – List the types of fossils.

From the book list all the geologic periods and a summary of the geological and biological developments during that time period.  This should be in your notebook for our check on January 16th.

  • Precambrian            carboniferous             tertiary
  • cambrian                   permian                      quaternary
  • ordovician                 triassic
  • silurian                      jurassic
  • devonian                   cretaceous

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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January 3-5

January 11th, 2018 by lodaniels

January 5

Why do some things cause quick changes to the earths surface and others create slow changes?

Fossil foldable notes.  List all 6 fossil types and what they are.  Should be in notebook for our notebook check on the 16th of January.

  • Cast
  • mold
  • petrified
  • preserved remains
  • carbon film
  • trace.

January 4

  • Bell work -What is a fossil?
  • Discussion and notes on quick and slow changes to the earths surface.

January 3

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December 18-21

December 18th, 2017 by lodaniels

ALL LATE OR MAKEUP WORK IS DUE BY THURSDAY, DECEMBER 21st.

NO BELL WORK THIS WEEK.  MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!!

December 21st

ASSEMBLY

December 20th

  • Eathquake building practices reading and questions.

SEISMIC DESIGN PRINCIPLES

Seismic design principals reading questions

December 19

  • Plate boundary map.  Trace the tectonic plate boundaries with different colors for each types of boundary.

plate-tectonics-1

December 18

  • Define the following volcano related terms in your bell work notebook:
    magma chamber
  • pipe                                  vent                                  shield volcano
  • lava flow                        crater                                extinct volcano
  • pyroclastic flow           cinder cone volcano       caldera
  • dormant volcano         volcanic neck                  dike
  •   sill                                 batholith                         geothermal activity
  • geyser

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December 11- December 15 ALL LATE OR MAKEUP WORK FOR 2nd QUARTER IS DUE BY DECEMBER 21st.

December 12th, 2017 by lodaniels

December 15

  • Bell work – Why are there so many volcanoes around the ring of Fire?
  • Graded the following

bell work 12/4-12/15

Page F-22

Tectonic plate vocab and summary.

Earthquake plotting activity.

December 14

  • Bell work – In what part of the tectonic plates are there the most volcanoes?
  • Discussion on tectonic plate boundaries and volcanoes.

December 13

  • Bell Work –  List the 3 types of tectonic plate boundaries.
  •  Plotting earquake activity.

December 12

  • Bell work – Why is the lithosphere important to geology?
  • Plotting earthquake activity

ShakeOut_ES4_FindingPlates

December 11

  • Bell work – List the 4 types of seismic waves.
  • Finished Tectonic Plate worksheet.

plate-tectonics-1

  • Plotting earthquake activity

ShakeOut_ES4_FindingPlates

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