May 21-25

May 21st, 2018 by lodaniels

Last week of school

  • We will grade bell work May 11-15 and Pg 145 on Monday, May 21.
  • All late or makeup work is due by 3:00 pm today, May 21st.
  • Remind your student to clean out their locker.
  • Pay any fines owed.

Friday school ends at 12:15 pm

 

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May 14-May 18 ALL LATE OR MAKE UP WORK FOR 4th QUARTER DUE BY MONDAY, MAY 2st.

May 15th, 2018 by lodaniels

May 18

  • Bell work – What was your favorite topic we covered this year?
  • CATCH UP DAY. BRING WORK FROM THIS OR OTHER CLASSES AND FINISH IT UP FOR 4th QUARTER.
  • We will be grading bell work May 14-18 and any book assignments including pg 145 on Monday, May 21st.

May 17

LAGOON DAY

May 16

  • Bell work – Explain your samara design.
  • Finish and turn in Samara dispersal lab.

May 15

May 14

  • Bell work – List 3 adaptations that chickens have and why they are useful to the chicken.
  • Graded Bell work April 30- May 11.
  • Book work Pg 145 “Reviewing Key Concepts Questions” and “Writing in Science”.

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May 7-11

May 11th, 2018 by lodaniels

May 11

  • Bell work – List 4 things you learned from the Canadian Mice reading yesterday.
  • Finish Canadian Mice reading questions. TURN IT IN.
  • Finish Comparative Embryology worksheet. TURN IT IN.
  • Adaptations power point.

May 10

  • Bell work – What is convergent evolution?
  • Mice adaptations reading and questions.

Canadian Mice and Rock Pocket Mice Reading Questions NAME

canadian mice adaptations   Reading

May 9

Bell work – List 1 Human adaptation.

Graded Sage packet.

May 8

SAGE TESTING

REVIEW PACKET LATE STARTING TODAY

May 7

SAGE TESTING
REVIEW PACKET DUE TODAY!!!

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April 30th – May 4th

May 1st, 2018 by lodaniels

May 4-  SAGE TESTING

Last day to turn in sage review packet for extra credit.

May 3

  • Bell work – How do fossils show us how groups of organisms changed over time?
  • Comparative embryology activity and worksheet.

Comparative embryology worksheet

Embryo’s   Pictures of embryos for worksheet.

May 2

  • Bell work – What where 3 things you thought were interesting about the CRISPR technology?
  • Horse fossil reading and worksheet.

Horse Fossil Reading

Horse Fossil   (worksheet)

May 1

  • Bell work – What is your position on GMO’s?  Explain your evidence.
  • Discussion On CRSPR and Video.
  • https://www.cbsnews.com/news/crispr-the-gene-editing-tool-revolutionizing-biomedical-research/

April 30

  • Bell work – What is a GMO
  • Power point and discussion on GMO (genetically modified organisms)

Genetically modified organisms

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

April 24th, 2018 by lodaniels

Sage Review standards 7.1-7.3   DUE MONDAY, MAY 7th.

April 27

  • Bell Work – What is an adaptation.
  • Life of mammals video on the adaptations specific to mammals.

Graded the following

  • Bell work – 4/16-4/27
  • Same Species Different trait worksheet

Same Species Different Traits

  • Pedigree Chart worksheet

It’s in the Family pedigree activity

  • Sea Nomad paragraph

Sea Nomads DNA mutation

  • Genetic disorders in dogs reading and paragraph.

A Scientist’s Best Friend change in dogs

  • Selective Breeding in Dogs and Cows worksheet.

selective breeding in dogs and cows worksheet

April 26

  • Bell work – How do artificial and natural selection work together?
  • Finished cow and dog selection worksheet with the Russian fox experiment video. Answers questions 9-11 on the selective breeding in dogs and cows worksheet.

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

pedigree

 

 

 

Sage 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.

 

Sea Nomads DNA mutation   Reading

 

 

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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