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Today's Class Work

Term 4

5/5

View prepared slides on protozoa

4/28

Video-Protists

Creature of the week (Arcella)

Amoeba drawing for Kingdom Booklet

4/27

Video-Virus

Virus Guided Reading and Study Worksheet

4/15

Bacteria Guided Reading and Study Review

Today you will read the characteristics, shapes, and sizes of viruses.

Term 3

3/27 Bacteria Reproduction

Today you will find out how bacteria reproduce.

Work on Domain Arcaea drawing for the Kingdom Booklet.

3/26 Review

Review Page 29, Domains and Kingdoms

Review a new Phylum: Symbion pandora (S. pandora)

Work on domain Archaea Drawing for the Kingdom Booklet

3/24 Domains

Guided Reading Pages 26-29

Begin Domain Archaea Drawing for Kingdom Booklet

3/23 Classification/Domains

Review Guided Reading, pages 16-24 in the textbook

Begin textbook reading on Domains (pages 26,27)

3/19 Classification /Taxonomy

Classify a variety of objects based on their similarities. Start to build a taxonomic key for three to five objects.

3/18 Classification: Shape Island Activity

Today you wil practice using binomial nomenclature.

Plan change - projector not working - more respiratory system review if lab is open.

3/17 Respiratory System Review

Today you will review the major organs of the respiratory system using definitions and a diagram. You will also write down how vocal cords produce sound.

3/16 Skeletal System Display

Today you will will write down what you liked about your peers' model of a skeleton. Use good adjectives and adverbs. You will also begin your respiratory system study guide.

3/11 Binomial Nomenclature

Today you will learn that organisms belong to specific groups based on their similar characteristics

3/10 Classification

Today you will read the definition of classification as well as talk about a good way to classify footwear

3/9 Respiratory System / Spirogram Review

Today you will complete your lung volume lab and review the answers to the spirogram.

3/5 Respiratory System

Today you will find your lung volume and find out what is in the air you breathe.

3/4 Respiratory System / Trachea / Diaphragm / Skeletal Project

Today you will read the function of the vocal cords and diaphragm.

You will also identify organs of the skeletal system using your books and skeletal template.

3/3 Respiratory System / Fuction / Skeletal Project

Today you will do a Guided Reading and Study on the function of the respiratory system.

This will include the path of air after it passes through the nose.

You will also identify organs of the skeletal system using your books and a skeletal template.

3/2 Nervous System / Skeletal Project

Today you will do a Guided Reading and Study on How the Nervous System Works. This will include the functions of the nervous system, the neuron, and how a nerve impluse travels.

You will also identify organs of the skeletal system using your books and a skeletal template.

2/27 Current Events / Nervous System

Today you will share the current news in a variety of branches of science. You will also find out that the human body's nervous system is made of two main parts: nervous (brain/spinal cord) and peripheral (nerves).

2/26 Play Human Body System Game

During today's class, you will play a body game that includes major systems, their functions, and the ways the systems interact with each other.

2/25 Play Human Body System Game

During today's class, you will play a body game that includes major systems, their functions, and ways the systems interact with each other.

Term 2

Tuesday 1/6

Levels of Organization: Worksheet Review

Monday 1/5

Genes on Chromosomes

Page 96 Figure 15

Begin Human Body Folder Illustration: Types of Bone Joints

Friday 12/5

Review for Probability and Heredity Test Next Friday

Monday 11/24

Mendel's Work - Started going over review questions for next Thursday's test

Wednesday 11/19

Finish Worksheet for Class Activity (Single Gene Trait Data Table)

Begin making trait wheel (page 83) Are your traits unique?

Tuesday 11/18

Worksheet for Class Activity (Single Gene Trait Data Table)

Genetics: The Science of Heredity

Term 2 is above

Unit Overview