April 23-27 MIDTERMS ARE WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25th.

April 24th, 2018 by lodaniels

Sage Review standards 7.1-7.3

April 27

April 26

April 25

  • Bell work – What is the opposite of selective breeding/ artificial selection?
  • Selective breeding in dogs and cows worksheet and videos.

selective breeding in dogs and cows worksheet

April 24

Bell work – What is selective breeding?

  • Read the article on selective breeding disorders in dogs and write a 5-7 sentence paragraph , in your notebook, outlining your stand on selective breeding.  Use evidence from your knowledge, the article to back up and support your claim.

Selective Breeding Problems in Dogs

April 23

Bell work – What do DNA, and mutation have to do with adaptation?

  • Discussion on selective breeding in dogs.  Look through the power point and see what changes have occurred through people choosing which animals have offspring.

A Scientist’s Best Friend change in dogs

 

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April 16-20 MIDTERMS ARE WEDNESDAY APRIL, 25th. All Late or makeup work for Midterm is due by Monday, April 23rd.

April 16th, 2018 by lodaniels

pedigreeSage Review standards 7.1-7.3      REVIEW HOMEWORK PACKET!!!!

April 20

  • Bell Work – Explain the pedigree chart shown at the above.
  • Read the article on “Sea Nomads”.  In a 4-6 sentence paragraph explain what the mutation they are talking about does.  Then explain whether you think the mutation is positive, negative or neutral for these people.

 

 

April 19

  • Bell work – What is a pedigree chart?
  • Pedigree chart activity on Hemophilia and color blindness.
  • It’s in the Family pedigree activity      Answer the questions on the worksheet about the pedigree chart shown.

April 18

April 17 

  • Bell work – List 5 acquired and 5 inherited traits.

Finished maternal care worksheet.

April 16

  • Bell work – What is the difference between an acquired trait and an inherited trait?

Turned in Maternal care worksheet.

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April 9-13 MIDTERM NEXT WEEK!!!!!

April 10th, 2018 by lodaniels

April 13

  • Bell work – Do plants show sexual dimorphism?
  • Finish Paragraph from Thursday.

Worksheet on how maternal care helps offspring live to adulthood and the different types of maternal care found in nature.

 

April 12

  • Bell work – Do organisms that reproduce asexually show sexual dimorphism (differences between males and females of a species)?
  • Pick an species of animal from the sexual dimorphism power point (April 10), in 2 (4+ sentence) paragraphs explain how the male and female are different and what purpose the differences.  (WHY)
  • Either write it in your journal or google docs and email it to lodaniels@wsd.net

April 11

CCA DAY NO BELL WORK

April 10

Bell work – The girls in the picture below are twins.  Write a note to your friend explaining how they can be sisters.

twins

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sexual dimorphism is the phenomenon in which the males and females of a species have different traits.  They can be size, coloration, hair color etc.

For each picture in the slide show below (sexual dimorphism) write down how the male and female organism are different.  Also write down any questions you have about why they have the differences they show.

Copy of Sexual Dimorphism Slide Show
April 9

Bell work – Why do plants make pollen?

Notes on function of DNA.  Watch the following videos to get the information.

http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/basics/dna

 

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March 26-29

March 28th, 2018 by lodaniels

March 29

  • Bell work – How do plants reproduce.

Plant dissection lab.

  • Draw and label a flower showing both male and female structures.
  • Write a paragraph explaining how plant sexual reproduction works.

March 28

  • Bell work – Explain heredity.
  • Discussion on sexual and asexual reproduction with a emphasis on plants.

March 27

  • Bell work – List 3 traits you inherited from you parents.

Vocabulary – define the following words in your notebook.

  • Heredity             purebred                  homozygous
  • Trait                   gene                            heterozygous
  • Genetics            allele                          hybrid
  • fertilization      dominant allele      recessive allele
  • probability      Gregor Mendel      punnett square
  • phenotype       genotype                inbreeding

March 26

  • Bell work – What is DNA?
  • Discussion on genetics.

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March 19-23 It is a new quarter please show up and do your work!!!!

March 19th, 2018 by lodaniels

Organs and Systems power point

Frog Dissection Lab Write Up NAME

Frog reverse dissection  (this is only for those who missed the dissection lab)

cell organ and system test review

March 23

  • Grading bell work March 12- 23.
  • Grading Organs and Systems Ginger Bread Man Packet.

March 22

TEST
TEST REVIEW DUE AT THE BEGINNING OF CLASS

March 21

  • Bell work – Why is it important to know about your organs and systems?
  • Worked on test review (posted above).  TEST REVIEW DUE, COMPLETED THURSDAY AT THE BEGINNING OF CLASS.

March 20

  • Bell work – List 4 organelles and their functions.
  • Handed out Cell, Organs and System test review.  It is due Thursday before the test. All answers should be in your organs and system packet and the power point posted above.

March 19

  • Bell work – What is the function of the endocrine system?
  • Finished Ginger bread organs and systems packet.
  • Turned in frog dissection lab write up.  It is late after today.

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March 12 – 16

March 13th, 2018 by lodaniels

Organs and Systems power point

Frog Dissection Lab Write Up NAME

Frog reverse dissection

March 16

  • Bell work – What did you find most interesting during the frog dissection lab?
  • Finish frog dissection lab write up and organs and systems notes.
  • If you missed the frog dissection lab you must complete the reverse frog dissection packet posted above.

March 15

  • Bell work – Why is it important to follow directions while participating in the frog lab? What will happen if you do not follow directions?
  • Frog dissection lab.

March 14

  • Bell work – What is the purpose of the skeletal system?
  • System disorder notes.

March 13

  • Bell work – Explain the function of the nervous system.
  • Organs and systems notes from chrome books.

March 12

  • Bell work – Why are your vertebrae important?
  • Organs and systems notes.

 

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March 5-9 The end of 3rd quarter is March 16th. All late or makeup work is due by Monday, March 12th.

March 8th, 2018 by lodaniels

March 9

  • Bell work – What would happen if your respiratory system quit working.
  • Notes.

March 8

  • List the function of the circulatory system and 3 organs it contains.
  • Respiratory system notes.
  • Nervous system notes.

March 7

  • Bell work – What system delivers substances to and from all other systems?
  • Digestive system notes. (see power point below)

March 6

March 5th

  • Bell work – What is a tissue? What is an organ?
  • Handed back Cell quizes and discussion on organs and systems.

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February 26 – March 2

February 27th, 2018 by lodaniels

March 2

  • Bell work – List 3 organelles and their functions.
  • Quiz on cells.

March 1

  • Bell work – What would happen if you had no mitochondria?
  • Notes on posters.

February 28

  • Bell work – What would happen if all the chloroplasts disappeared?
  • Notes on mini posters.

February 27

  • Bell work – What would happen if all the nuclei disappeared?
  • Group mini poster assignment continued.

February 26

  • Bell work – List the levels of organization in living things from smallest to largest.

Group mini poster on an organelle.

  • List the name and draw a picture of your assigned organelle.
  • List a detailed explanation of the function of the organelle in the cell. (2-3 sentences)
  • List what would happen to the cell if your organelle disappeared or broke. (2-3 sentences, you may not say the cell would die, you must explain what would happen)

 

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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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