Welcome to the first day of school.

Welcome to the first day of school.

Welcome to the first day of school! Monday, August 17, 2015 Student Objective: I can be able to learn more about this year of science class and expectations in this class. Todays Agenda: 1) Introduction of the class with a welcome letter and Expectations. 2) Introduction to class website: tatscience.weebly.com 3) Copy-Cat Intro Game. Homework: 1) Welcome Letter Signature 2)Lab Safety Sheet Signature (DUE Wednesday) Tuesday, August 18, 2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate my positive expectations and explain the routines of the class. Todays Agenda: 1) Review the welcome letter and Expectations.

2) Copy-Cat Intro Game. 3) Facebook Introduction Activity 4) Family Survey Homework: 1) Welcome Letter Signature 2)Lab Safety Sheet Signature 3) Family Survey (DUE Tomorrow) Wednesday, August 19, 2015 Student Objective: I can explain and state the three branches of science. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Discuss any other concerns. 3) Copy-Cat Game 4) Introduction to 3 branches of science Brochure 5) MAVS, Bulleyes, and school wide-expectations

Homework: Did I turn in the three assignments that were due today? 1) Welcome Letter Signature 2)Lab Safety Sheet Signature 3) Family Survey No New Homework. (No need to finish up the brochure thats for tomorrow) Thursday, August 20, 2015 Student Objective: I can explain and state the three branches of science through a scavenger hunt and collaborative jigsawing with other students. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Introduction of the 3 branches of science Brochure 3) MAVS, Bulleyes, and school wide-expectations 4) Jigsaw about the three branches of science. Homework: None Three Branches of Science Brochure

Life Science (p.2-7), Earth Science (p.34-41), or Physical Science (p. 64-71) -Side 1: Title, Picture, Name, 6th Grade, Period -Side 2: Explain your science and examples (3 sentences). 1 picture. -Side 3: Key Words (Box them) and define it. -Side 4: What are some jobs for scientist and what do they do? (3 examples). Side 5: Other key information about your science. (4 bullet points). Side 6: Sketch out a picture from your section. Use 3 sentences to describe it and how does the picture relate to your science. Neatness counts! Friday, August 21, 2015 Student Objective: I can explain and state the three branches of science. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer

2) Continue the Scavenger Hunt: 3 branches of science Brochure 3) Jigsaw about the three branches of science. Homework: Enjoy your weekend! No homework -If you did not finish the scavenger hunt Brochure, we will have time on Monday. Monday, August 24, 2015 Student Objective: I can explain and state the three branches of science. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Continue the Scavenger Hunt: 3 branches of science Brochure 3) Jigsaw about the three branches of science + Remember the discussions, it will help for tomorrows Bell ringer questions. Homework: No Homework. There is a test tomorrow. (not graded) Bellringer Question: 1-2) Explain your branch of science (3 sentences)

3) How does your branch of science affect you? Tuesday, August 25, 2015 Student Objective: I can determine where I am at in terms of Science through this district assessment. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Discuss District Assessment Expectations 3) Please read a book quietly or work on any homework after you are completed. Homework: None Bell-Ringer Questions: Just write No Bellringer Questions today because of District Assessment. Wednesday, August 26, 2015 Student Objective: I can explain and analyze what it means to have proper lab etiquette in

the classroom through a class discussion. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Introduction Lab Safety Unit. 3) Video on Cornell Notes. 4) Introduction of Lab Safety Notes. Homework: None BellRinger Questions: 1) What are the three branches of science? 2) Describe one of the branches of science (That you did not choose for the brochure) in 1-2 sentences. 3) Which one is your favorite branch of science and why? Thursday, August 27, 2015 Student Objective: I can explain and analyze what it means to have proper lab etiquette in the

classroom through a class discussion. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Go over Rubric of Cornell Notes 3) Continue with Lab Safety Notes. Homework: Underneath the class notes in a different color pencil. Explain how could we avoid the poor lab behavior in class or what I can do differently. *Highlight/Circle/ Question mark any thing in the notes. BellRinger Questions: 1) What are the two reasons we use Cornell Notes? 2) What are the 4 editing tools we use in Cornell Notes? 3) What are some concerns with Cornell Notes? Friday, August 28, 2015 Student Objective: I can explain and analyze what it means to have proper lab etiquette in the classroom through a class discussion.

Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Questions with Cornell Notes 3) Continue with Lab Safety Notes. Homework: Left-Side Questions and any new highlighting, circle, question mark of the notes. BellRinger Questions: 1) What should I do if an accident occur? 2) Why must I wear safety goggles? 3) What is the most important thing I need to do in a science lab? Monday, August 31, 2015 Student Objective: I can explain and analyze what it means to have proper lab etiquette in the classroom through a class discussion. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Questions with Cornell Notes

3) Continue with Lab Safety Notes. 4) Start writing a paragraph about Lab Safety. Homework: 1) Summary of the Cornell Notes 2) Finish the paragraph about Lab Safety. BellRinger Questions: 1) Why are open-toe shoes not allowed? 2) What should you do if you have long hair? 3) If chemicals get into my eyes, what should I do? Tuesday, September 1, 2015 Student Objective: I can explain and analyze what it means to have proper lab etiquette in the classroom through a class reading and making own pictures. Todays Agenda:

1)1) Bell Ringer 2)2) Finish Powerpoint on Lab Safety 3)3) Finish the paragraph about Lab Safety. 4) Safety Reading (If there is time) 5) Safety Reading Summary and Pictures Homework: 1) Final Revision of the Notes. 2) Finish the paragraph about Lab Safety. BellRinger Questions: 1)Why do you feel that wearing safety goggles are necessary in a lab? 2)Why is mixing any unauthorized chemicals not allowed in science and why? 3)What would happen if I drink from a lab glassware? Wednesday, September 2, 2015 Student Objective: I can explain and analyze what it means to have proper lab etiquette in the classroom through a class reading and making own pictures. Todays Agenda:

1)1) Bell Ringer 2) 2) Safety Reading 3) 3) Safety Reading Summary and Pictures Homework: 1) Safety Reading Summary and Pictures BellRinger Questions: 1)Why is gum chewing not allow during a lab? 2)If I have long hair, why must I tie my hair up? 3)Beside being dangerous, what else can happen if I do not follow proper lab behavior? Thursday, September 3, 2015 Student Objective: I can explain and analyze what it means to have proper lab etiquette in the classroom through a poster project. Todays Agenda: 1) 1) Bell Ringer 2) 2) Finish Safety Reading Summary and Pictures 3) Explain Lab Safety Project

4) Lab Safety Poster, Pictures of what not to do and consequences, explanation of why is it important. Sketch out on regular paper. Homework: 1) Finish Safety Reading Summary and pictures BellRinger Questions: 3)Why should I not touch anything hot with my bare hands? 4)Why should I not put anything over a heated containers? 5)Why should I not go into the Store/storage room? Friday, September 4, 2015 Student Objective: I can explain and analyze what it means to have proper lab etiquette in the classroom through a poster project. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Explain Lab Safety Project

3) Lab Safety Poster, Pictures of what not to do and consequences, explanation of why is it important. (Chart paper from the library) Homework: 1) Finish Poster if not done. BellRinger Questions: 1)Why should I never pick up broken glass? 2)Should I leave a heat source unattended? Why or why not? 3)Why is water kept away from electrical outlets? Tuesday, September 8, 2015 Student Objective: I can explain and analyze what it means to have proper lab etiquette in the classroom through a poster project. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer

2) Presentation of Lab Safety Poster, Pictures of what not to do and consequences, explanation of why is it important. (Chart paper from the library) 3) Start Safety in the science classroom worksheet. Homework: 1) Finish Study Guide (DUE Thursday)! BellRinger Questions: 1)In an event in an emergency, what should I do? 2)What two places should I never place hot glass? Why? 3)Give an example of how horseplaying could be dangerous? Wednesday, September 9, 2015 Student Objective: I can explain and analyze what it means to have proper lab etiquette in the classroom through a presentation project. Todays Agenda:

1) Bell Ringer 2) Finish Presentation of Lab Safety Poster 3)Explain the Safety Skit Activity Homework: 1) Study Guide! BellRinger Questions: 1)Which is the one place I should never go to in a classroom? 2)In a lab, which of the five senses should I never use? 3)Who should be notified first in case in an emergency? Thursday, September 10, 2015 Student Objective: I can explain and analyze what it means to have proper lab etiquette in the classroom through a presentation project. Todays Agenda:

1) Bell Ringer 2) Pass back Summary/Pictures Activity 3)Go over Study Guide 4) Explain the Safety Skit Activity 1) Study for the test. Test is tomorrow! BellRinger Questions: Homework: 1)If my best friend told me everything about what to do in the lab, why should I still read the instruction again? 2)Should I leave flames unattended? Why or why not? 3)Why should we never have any excess water next to an electrical outlet? Friday, September 11, 2015

Student Objective: I can explain and analyze what it means to have proper lab etiquette in the classroom through a summative assessment. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Test on Lab Safety. 3) Practice Presentation the Safety Skit Activity Homework: Finish editing/ practicing Safety Skit Activity. BellRinger Questions: No Bellringer Questions today because of the Safety Test. Monday, September 14, 2015 Student Objective: I can explain and analyze what it means to have proper lab etiquette in the classroom through a summative assessment. Todays Agenda:

1) Bell Ringer 2) Presentation of the Safety Skit Activity Homework: None BellRinger Questions: 1)What is considered loose clothes and why should I not wear them in a lab? 2)How should scissors be held when I use them? 3) Are there any Concerns with the Test? Tuesday, September 15, 2015 Student Objective: I can explain and analyze the different states of matter to compose a purpose and hypothesis of different scientific and testable questions through the analysis of using Cornell Notes and Discussion. Todays Agenda:

1)1) Bell Ringer 2)2) Finish Lab Safety Skits Activity 3)3) Pass out back Poster, Skits, and Test Grades and answer any concerns! 4)4) Optional Sign-up of Hanging Posters during lunch tomorrow. 5) States of Matter Jig-Saw. Homework: None BellRinger Questions: 1) What happens if you put water in a freezer overnight? 2)What would occur if you put water in a container over heat for a long period of time? 3) Beside water, what could be another object that is in the state of matter of a liquid? Wednesday, September 16, 2015 Student Objective: I can explain and analyze the different states of matter to compose a purpose and

hypothesis of different scientific and testable questions through the analysis of using Cornell Notes and Discussion. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Discussion of Jig-Saw of States of Matter to share out back into your groups. Homework: Finish States of Matter Worksheet. BellRinger Questions: 1) What are the three states of matter? Name an example for each of them. 2) The tiny particles that matter is made up of is also known as what two terms? 3) Explain why does a shape of the liquids and gas change, while in solids, they are stable (think about water and vapor compare to

ice)? Thursday, September 17, 2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis and application of using appropriate states of Matter. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Discussion of Jig-Saw of States of Matter to share out back into your groups. 3)Notes on Scientific Method. Bellringer Questions: 1) Why do liquids change shape but not volume? 2) How does the particles (atoms and molecules) differ in speed between the states of matter? 3) If a particle vibrate in place and cannot easily change shape, what state of matter is this? Homework: 1) Finish the Jig-Saw Activity. Reread/Study the States of Matter.

Friday, September 18, 2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquirybased scientists through the analysis and application of using appropriate Scientific Methods. Todays Agenda: 1) 1) Bell Ringer 2)Notes on Scientific Method. 2) 3) Discussions about Examples of Scientific Method. Bellringer Questions: 1) Explain what is viscosity and an example of a liquid is very viscous. 2) What is the change of state that results in atoms and molecules being stable from liquid? 3) What change of state is opposite of evaporation and why? Homework: 1) Complete the left-side question with the notes! 2) Edit the notes (highlight the main idea/ circle any key words/? Next to any thing that is confusing) in the notes.

Monday, September 21, 2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis and application of using appropriate Scientific Methods. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2)Notes on Scientific Method. 3) Design your own experiment on the Scientific Method Worksheet Bellringer Questions: Use the topic to answer the Question: Does hot water boil faster than cold water after 15 minutes? 1) What research is needed to answer the question? 2) Write a IfThenBecause Hypothesis. 3) What materials do we need for this experiment? Homework: 1) Complete the left-side question with the notes! 2) Edit the notes (highlight the main idea/ circle any key words/? Next to any thing

that is confusing) in the notes. Tuesday, September 22, 2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis and application of using appropriate Scientific Methods. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2)Finish Notes on Scientific Method. 3) Design your own experiment on the Scientific Method Worksheet 4) Cornell Notes on Scientific Method Packet Bellringer Questions: Use the topic to answer the Question: I keep on watering my desert cactus. My cactus is not growing. 1) Write an example of a purpose for this scenario. 2) Write a IfThenBecause Hypothesis. 3) What are some variables (factors) that I should be expecting when I am conducting the experiment? Homework:

-Design your own experiment on the Scientific Method Worksheet -Edit your notes and summary. Wednesday, September 23, 2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis and application of using appropriate Scientific Methods. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Cornell Notes on Scientific Method Packet Bellringer Questions: Use this scenario to answer the questions: I wanted to see if bricks or feathers fall down at the same time from the 10th floor. What item will land first? 1) What information is needed to answer the question? 2) What are the two variables (factors) that I am testing? 3) What materials do we need for this experiment? Homework: 1) Design your own experiment on the Scientific Method Worksheet

2)Complete the left-side question with the notes! 3) Edit the notes (highlight the main idea/ circle any key words/? Next to any thing that is confusing) in the notes. Thursday, September 24, 2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquirybased scientists through the analysis and application of using appropriate Scientific Methods. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Cornell Notes on Scientific Method Packet Bellringer Questions: Use this scenario to answer the questions: I wanted to see if bricks or feathers fall down at the same time from the 10th floor. 1) Write out a purpose for the scenario. 2) Use the If thenbecause method to explain your hypothesis. 3) Explain what needs to be the same or controlled variable when doing this experiment. Homework:

3) Critical Thinking Scientific Method Worksheet 4) Summary of the notes. Monday, September 28, 2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis and application of using appropriate Scientific Methods. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Notes on Variables. Bellringer Questions: Use this scenario to answer the questions: I wanted to see if the temperature of water affect ice melting. 1) What is my purpose? 2) Write a IfThenBecause Hypothesis. 3) What are some examples of research or background information I would need before doing an experiment?

Homework: 1) Edit Notes/ Left Side Questions 2) (Finish any previous Cornell Notes) Tuesday, September 29, 2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquirybased scientists through the analysis and application of using appropriate Scientific Methods. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Finish Notes on Variables. 3) Sponge Bob Variable Worksheet Bellringer Questions: Use this scenario to answer the questions: How does the temperature of water affect the rate of ice melting? 1) 1) What materials would I need? 2) What are the independent variables in this experiment? 3) Explain what is an independent variable in your own words.

Homework: 1) Summary of Notes on Variables 2) SpongeBob Variables Worksheet Wednesday, September 30, 2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquirybased scientists through the analysis and application of using appropriate Scientific Methods. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) SpongeBob Variables Worksheet 2) Notes and Demonstrating of Graphing Practice Bellringer Questions: Use this scenario to answer the questions: How does the temperature of water affect the rate of ice melting? 3) What would be the dependent variable and why? 4) What is a variable that is has to be controlled (or not changed) to make this a fair test? (There are many controlled variables)

3) Explain what is a dependent variable in your own words. Homework: 5) Edit Notes/ Summary of previous notes. 6) Finish SpongeBob Worksheet Thursday, October 1, 2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis and application of using appropriate Scientific Methods. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Notes and Demonstrating of Graphing Practice Bellringer Questions: Use this scenario to answer the questions: How does the temperature of water affect the rate of ice melting? 1) What could possibly go appropriately wrong in this lab if we did the lab?

2) What factors would make this experiment become an unfair test? 3) Explain what is a controlled variable in your own words. Homework: 3) Edit Notes/ Summary of previous notes. Friday, October 2, 2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis and application of using appropriate Scientific Methods. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Practice on Graphing Worksheet Bellringer Questions: 1) List out the scientific methods in order. 2) What is part of the procedure and how do we list the procedure? 3) Explain the key parts of a Conclusion.

Homework: 3) Practice Graph Worksheet 4) Summary/ Edit of Notes. Monday, October 5, 2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis and application of using appropriate Scientific Methods. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Penny Lab Bellringer Questions: Use this scenario to answer the questions: If the sugar amount increases then the candy bar will taste sweeter. Both groups were given the old candy bar but had one more candy bar. Group A: People who ate a new candy bar, which is sweeter. Group B: People who thought it was a new candy bar, but it is the same Candy bar with a new logo. 1) What is the independent variable and why?

2) What is the dependent variable and why? 3) What could be an example of a control variable in this experiment? Homework: 3) Edit Notes/ Summary of previous notes. Tuesday, October 6, 2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis and application of using appropriate Scientific Methods. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Go over Lab Report Rubric 3) Penny Lab Bellringer Questions: Use this scenario to answer the questions: If the sugar amount increases then the candy bar will taste sweeter. Both groups were given the old candy bar but had one more candy bar. Group A: People who ate a new candy bar, which is sweeter.

Group B: People who thought it was a new candy bar, but it is the same Candy bar with a new logo. 1) Which group is the control group and why? 2) How come we would need a separated experimental group and control group? 3) Beside the same candy bar, what other variables would need to be controlled? Homework: 4) Finish Worksheet. Fill out the Lab Report Sheet. Wednesday, October 7, 2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis and application of using appropriate Scientific Methods. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Cornell Notes Checklist 3) Go over Penny Lab 4) Go over Graphing Worksheet 5) Explain Lab Report Rubric

6) Example of a Lab Report Bellringer Questions: Use this scenario to answer the questions: How does the temperature of water affect the rate of ice melting? 7) Why would a line graph be better than a bar graph for this scenario? 8) Draw a Line graph from your data table. Label all of the parts. 3) What is the dependent variable and why? Homework: 9) All Cornell Notes Due Friday. 10)Read and understand the Lab Report Rubric Thursday, October 8, 2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis and application of using appropriate Scientific Methods. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Explain Lab Report Rubric

3) Example of a Lab Report 4) Bubble Lab- Preview! Bellringer Questions: Use this scenario to answer the questions : If the sugar amount increases then the candy bar will taste sweeter. Group A: People who eat a new candy bar. Group B: People who thought it was a new candy bar, but it is the same Candy bar with a new logo. 1) Explain what is a purpose and what could be this scenarios purpose. 2) What is an example of qualitative data I can find for this scenario? 3) What is an example of quantitative data I can find for this scenario? Homework: 5) All Cornell Notes Due Friday Friday, October 9, 2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis and application of using appropriate Scientific Methods. Todays Agenda:

1) Bell Ringer 2) Bubble Lab 3) Discussion of Bubble Lab Bellringer Questions: Use this scenario to answer the questions: If the sugar amount increases then the candy bar will taste sweeter. Both groups were given the old candy bar but had one more candy bar. Group A: People who ate a new candy bar, which is sweeter. Group B: People who thought it was a new candy bar, but it is the same Candy bar with a new logo. We found out that 15 people in Group A love the new candy bar more. 5 people in Group B thought the new logo candy bar tasted sweeter. 1) What are the key parts of a conclusion. Combined 2 AND 3: Write out a formal complete conclusion for this lab. Homework: 4) Finish Lab Sheet on Bubble Lab and Complete a colorful Bar Graph on the Bubble Lab (for each trials).

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis and application of using appropriate Scientific Methods. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) -Discussion of Bubble Lab 3) Type up Lab Report (Put the Procedures in your own words!) Bellringer Questions: Use this scenario to answer the questions: Dr. Tat claims, he has found the cure for the cold and he told 100 people to take his medicine. He gives 50 people his medicine in Group A. He gives another 50 people water with purple food coloring. 4) Which one is the experimental group and why? 5) What has to be a control variable to make this a fair test? 6) What is the dependent variable? Homework:

7) None Wednesday, October 14, 2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis and application of using appropriate Scientific Methods. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Type up Lab Report (Put the Procedures in your own words!) 3) Conclusion in Paragraph Form Tomorrow: We will be in the Computer Lab Again 4) Look at the Rubric Bellringer Questions: Use this scenario to answer the questions: Dr. Tat claims, he has found the cure for the cold and he told 100 people to take his medicine. He gives 50 people his medicine in Group A. He gives another 50 people (Group B) water with purple food coloring. 5) Which one is the control group and why?

6) Create a If, Then, Because Hypothesis for why does group B might be not be cured from the cold. 7) What are some improvements that Dr. Tat can do to this experiment? Homework: Bubble Lab, Lab Report is DUE by Friday! Thursday, October 15, 2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis and application of using appropriate Scientific Methods. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Type up Lab Report (Put the Procedures in your own words!) 3) Conclusion in Paragraph Form Look at the Rubric 4) Start on Vocabulary Worksheet Bellringer Questions: Use this scenario to answer the questions : Dr. Tat claims, he has found the cure for the cold and he told 100 people to take his medicine. He gives 50 people his medicine in Group A. He gives another 50 people (Group B) water with purple food coloring. After 1 week, 40 People in Group A feels better, 10 people feels sick.

After 1 week, 15 people feels better, 35 people feels sick. 1) Explain why would 15 people in group B feel better? 2) What is an example of qualitative data I can find for this scenario? 3) What is an example of quantitative data I can find for this scenario? Homework: Bubble Lab, Lab Report is DUE by Tomorrow! Friday, October 16, 2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis and application of using appropriate Scientific Methods. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) -Collect Lab Report 3) -Pass out notebook grades. 4) -Question with Lab Report Rubric 5) Questions with the test

Bellringer Questions: Use this scenario to answer the questions: Dr. Tat claims, he has found the cure for the cold and he told 100 people to take his medicine. He gives 50 people his medicine in Group A. He gives another 50 people (Group B) water with purple food coloring. After 1 week, 40 People in Group A feels better, 10 people feels sick. After 1 week, 15 people feels better, 35 people feels sick. 1) What are the independent variables? 2) Why would a Bar graph be better than a line graph for this scenario? 3) Draw a Bar graph from your data table. Label all of the parts. Homework: None Test on Tuesday! Monday, October 19, 2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis and application of using appropriate Scientific Methods.

Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Questions with the test 3) Complete Vocabulary Worksheet Bellringer Questions: Use this scenario to answer the questions: How does the temperature of water affect the rate of ice melting? 4) Why would a line graph be better than a bar graph for this data? 5) Draw a line graph (2 lines on the same graph) from your data table. Label all of the parts. 3) Which temperature of water affects the rate of ice melting faster? How do you know? Homework: Finish Vocabulary Worksheet. Test Tomorrow! Tuesday, October 20, 2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis and application of

using appropriate Scientific Methods. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Questions with the test 3) Test on Scientific Methods Bellringer Questions: 1) What are some concerns/ questions with the class? 2) What are some concerns/ questions with the tests? 3) What are your goals for the second quarter? Homework: None! Wednesday, October 21, 2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis and application of using appropriate Scientific Measurements.

Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Length Cornell Notes Bellringer Questions: Use this scenario to answer the questions: 3)What are different types of ways, I can study for tests? 4)What are different type of measurements I can utilize for length? (Hint: What is the measurement on a ruler?) 5)Explain why do you feel that learning the metric system is useful for science? Homework: Editing Cornell Notes + Left Side Questions Thursday, October 22, 2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquirybased scientists through the analysis and application of using appropriate Scientific Measurements. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer

2) Pass back Tests 2) Length Lab Worksheet. 3) Summary of the Length Notes Bellringer Questions: 1) What is the base of the metric length system? 2) If I change from millimeters to centimeters, how many times bigger am I getting? 3) What is an example of an object that is a meter and another object that is a kilometer? Homework: 3) Finish Length Lab 4) Summary of the Notes Friday, October 23, 2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis and application of using appropriate Scientific Measurements.

Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Mass Cornell Notes Bellringer Questions: 1) Name all of the lengths in the metric system from Kilometers all the way down to millimeters. 2) How much bigger is Kilometers is from meters? 3) How can you remember all the lengths of the metric system in order? Homework: 1) Complete the left-side question with the notes! 2) Edit the notes (highlight the main idea/ circle any key words/? Next to any thing that is confusing) in the notes. 3) Metric Vocabulary Words Worksheet (Due Tuesday) Monday, October 26, 2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific measurements.

Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Mass Lab Worksheet. 3) Summary of the Mass Notes Bellringer Questions: 1) What is the base of the metric mass system? 2) If I change from milligram to grams, how many times bigger am I getting? 3) What is an example of an object that weighs a gram and a kilogram? Homework: 1) Finish Mass Lab 2) Summary of the Notes Tuesday, October 27, 2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific measurements. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Collect- Voc Worksheet/ Mass Lab

3) Go over Bubble Lab 2) Volume Cornell Notes Bellringer Questions: 1) Name all of the mass in the metric system from Kilograms all the way down to milligrams. 2) How much bigger is Kilograms is from milligrams? 3) Think of a saying to remember all the mass of the metric system in order. (Grams= we can use Gorilla) Homework: 1) Complete the left-side question with the notes! 2) Edit the notes (highlight the main idea/ circle any key words/? Next to any thing that is confusing) in the notes. Wednesday, October 28, 2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquirybased scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific measurements. Todays Agenda:

1) Bell Ringer 2) Briefly review repetition strategies. 3) Finish Volume Notes 2) Volume Lab Worksheet. 3) Summary of the Volume Notes Bellringer Questions: 1) What is the base of the metric volume system? 2) If I change from milliliters to centiliters, how many times bigger am I getting? 3) What is an example of an object that has a volume of a liter and another object that is a kiloliter? Homework: 4) Finish Volume Lab 5) Summary of the Notes Thursday, October 29, 2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective,

inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific measurements. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Volume Lab Worksheet. 2) Conversions between the metric Units Notes. Bellringer Questions: 1) Name all of the volume in the metric system from Kiloliters all the way down to milliliters. 2) How much smaller is milliliter is from liter? 3) Think of a saying to remember all the volume of the metric system in order. (Liters= Lions) Homework: 1) Edits of the Cornell Notes (Summary, Questions, Edits) Friday, October 30, 2015

Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific measurements. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Conversions between the metric Units Video. 3) Conversion Worksheet Bellringer Questions: (No need to have complete sentences if you show all of your work. 1) Why do we need to subtract the water if there is an object in the water when looking at volume of object? 2) Convert 670,015 centimeters into millimeters. 3) What is larger? 4.15 kilograms or 4,151 grams. Explain. Homework: 1) Finish all of the conversions questions. Monday, November 2,

2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquirybased scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific measurements. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Any questions before the Lab? Practice Metric Lab! 3) Class Discussion about the test. Bellringer Questions: 1) Convert 2.14 kilograms into grams. 2) Convert 15 meters into centimeters. 3) What is larger? 5.25 kiloliters or 8,008 liters. Explain. Homework: 3) Study! 4) Summary and FINAL COPY OF CORNELL NOTES DUE Wednesday (30 points)

Monday, November 2, 2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific measurements. Practice Metric Measurement Lab: Team Tables 1,2,3 (back 3 tables by the wall) start on Length Tables 4,5,6 (back table by the door and front two table by the door) start on volume Tables 7,8 (front table by the wall) start on mass Absolutely only communicate with your teams during the lab. *When you finish at a station, return all materials the way you found them to be respectful to other classmates. *** Please make sure you work quickly and accurately! Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquirybased scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific measurements. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Go over yesterdays lab. 2) Test: Half Scientific Method/ Half Metric System Bellringer Questions: (No need to have complete sentences if you show all of your work. 1) If we gather information about a new topic, what part of the scientific method is that? 2) How can you find the mass of water using a triple beam balance? 3) What is larger? 2.15 kilograms or 2,159 grams. Explain. Homework: 3) Cornell notes Due tomorrow. 4) Test Tomorrow Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquirybased scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific measurements. Todays Agenda: 1) No Bell Ringer Today 2) Any questions before the test? Metric Measurement Test! 3) Read a book silently/ work on other assignments. (There is no #30, fill in A to get full credit on that question) Bellringer Questions: 3) Write down No Bell Ringer Today due to the Metric Measurement Test Homework: None Thursday, November 5, 2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective,

inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Go over Metric Test 3) Start with Paper Towels Lab Bellringer Questions: 4) Explain what are key parts of a purpose. 5) Explain the key parts of any Conclusion. 6) If I had 234 grams, how many milligrams is that? Homework: None Monday, November 9, 2015

Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Finish Paper Towels Lab Bellringer Questions: 3) Explain why should we use the metric system? 4) Which is larger? 5 cm or 54 mm? Explain 5) What would be the first step when conducting any experiments? Homework: Start writing our the Paper Towel Lab, Lab Report on Paper. (A Typed Copy of a Lab Report is DUE Thursday! Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquirybased scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Type the Paper Towel Lab. (DUE Thursday!) Bellringer Questions: 3) What was the graduated cylinder used for and what units do we use for graduated cylinders? 4) If I had a cube of 5 cm on each side, what would the volume be? 5) If the triple beam balance says, 40g, 5 g, and 200g for the three beams, what is the weight of the item? Homework: Start writing our the Paper Towel Lab, Lab Report on Paper. (A Typed Copy of a Lab Report is DUE Thursday! Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Type the Paper Towel Lab. 3) Last Day in the Computer Lab! (DUE Tomorrow!) Bellringer Questions: 4) What was the triple- beam balance used for and what units do we use for the triple-beam balance? 5) If the water with the metal block was 18mL and the water alone was 6 mL, what is the volume of the metal block? 6) If I had a brick that was 6cm, 2 cm, 3 cm for the length, width, and height, what is the volume of the brick? Homework: Start writing our the Paper Towel Lab, Lab Report on Paper. (A Typed Copy of a Lab Report is DUE Tomorrow!

Thursday, November 12, 2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Cornell Notes on Microscope Packet! 3) Test on parts of the Microscope next week!!! Bellringer Questions: 4) Convert 0.314kg into grams. 5) What is larger, 685mm or 61 meters? 6) In the metric system, what is 1000 times smaller than a liter? Homework: 7) Test on parts of the Microscope on Next week!!!

Friday, November 13, 2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Cornell Notes on Microscope Packet! 3) Test on parts of the Microscope next week!!! Bellringer Questions: 4) What is cubic centimeters (cm3) used to measure? 5) What are slides on a microscope used for? 6) What two parts of a microscope should we put the two hands on? Homework: 7) Test on parts of the Microscope on Wednesday!!! 8) Please bring your Safety Poster Home. Thanks!

Monday, November 16, 2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquirybased scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods and microscopes. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Cornell Notes on Microscope Packet! 3) Test on location and parts of the Microscope Wednesday!!! Bellringer Questions: 4) What is the flat black piece under the objective lenses where you place the slide on, for viewing? 5) What does the coarse adjustment knob do? 6) What is the name of the objects that keep the slide from moving around the stage ? Homework: 7) Test on location and parts of the Microscope on Wednesday!!!

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquirybased scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods and microscopes. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Letter E Lab! 3) Test on location and parts of the Microscope Wednesday!!! Bellringer Questions: 4) Explain the diaphragm? 5) What is the piece of the microscope where the two legs are attached to the arm? 6) Explain what is the hole in the middle of the stage where the light comes up? Homework: 7) Finish the Letter E Lab if not finished. 8) Test on location and parts of the Microscope on Wednesday!!!

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods and microscopes. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Test on location and parts of the Microscope!!! Bellringer Questions: 3) Explain the nosepiece of the microscope? 4) What does the fine adjustment knob do? 5) What is the ground support of the microscope that holds the microscope up called? Homework: 6) Finish Letter E Labs 7) Please bring the Safety Posters Home.

Thursday, November 19, 2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing ecosystems. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Introduction to Abiotic Vs Biotic Factors in an Ecosystem 3) Introduction to the Huge Ecosystem Project Expectations -Marine (Salt Water) -Desert -North American Forest -African Grassland -Tundra (Challenge)* -Mountain (Challenge)* -Freshwater (Challenge)* -Urban such as Chicago (Challenge)* Bellringer Questions:

4) What is the piece called of the microscope that rotates in a circle that allows you to choose what objective lenses? 5) What does the Body Tube of the microscope do? 6) What do you know already about ecosystems? Homework: 7) None Friday, November 20, 2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing ecosystems. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Group work with Ecosystem Project (Powerpoint and Poster) Marine (Salt Water) -Desert -North American Forest -African Grassland -Tundra (Challenge)*

-Mountain (Challenge)* -Freshwater (Challenge)* -Urban such as Chicago (Challenge)* Bellringer Questions: 3) What are Abiotic Factors in an ecosystem? 4) Explain some Abiotic Factors in your neighborhood? 5) Name an interesting ecosystem you have been to and where was it? Homework: 6) None! Monday, November 23, 2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing ecosystems. Todays Agenda:

1) Bell Ringer 2) Group work with Ecosystem Project (Powerpoint and Poster) Bellringer Questions: 3) What are Biotic Factors in an ecosystem? 4) Explain some biotic Factors in your neighborhood? 5) Name an interesting ecosystem you have never been to and where would you go to see it, and why? Homework: 6) Presentation: After Thanksgiving Break! Tuesday, November 24, 2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquirybased scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing ecosystems. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer

2) Group work with Ecosystem Project (Powerpoint and Poster) 3) Practice your Project! Bellringer Questions: 4) Explain what are some producers (plants) in your neighborhood? 5) Explain what are some consumers in your neighborhood? 6) What are some Thanksgiving traditions you follow? Homework: 7) Presentation: We will have Monday to finish up and then start presentations. After Thanksgiving Break! 8) Email One powerpoint by Mon, Nov. 30, please! Monday, November 30, 2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing ecosystems.

Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Finish Powerpoints and Posters. Practice the presentations. 3) Audience: Fill out the Ecosystem Note Guide. You are responsible for it for the next test! Mr. Tat will check this as a grade! Bellringer Questions: 4) Explain what are some abiotic resources we as humans must have to survive? 5) What are presentation skills that we should see during the presentations? 6) Any interesting things done during the Thanksgiving Break? Homework: 7) None! Tuesday, December 1, 2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective,

inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing ecosystems. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Audience: Fill out the Ecosystem Note Guide. You are responsible for it for the next test! Mr. Tat will check this as a grade! Bellringer Questions: 3) Explain what are producers in any ecosystems? 4) What are examples of producers in an ecosystem? 5) How do producers interact with other organisms in an ecosystem? Homework: 6) None! Wednesday, December 2, 2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective,

inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing ecosystems. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Audience: Fill out the Ecosystem Note Guide. You are responsible for it for the next test! Mr. Tat will check this as a grade! Bellringer Questions: 3) What factors affect the ducks ability to survive and reproduce if suddenly their climate became that of a desert- climate? 4) Explain what are some biotic resources we as humans must have to survive? 5) What are some biotic resources, if changed, that could endanger our survival? Homework: 6) None Thursday, December 3,

2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing ecosystems. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Audience: Fill out the Ecosystem Note Guide. You are responsible for it for the next test! Mr. Tat will check this as a grade! Bellringer Questions: 3) Why are humans sometimes known as the highest-order consumers? 4) What are some abiotic factors, if changed that can endanger human survival ? 5) What is known as competition in science? Homework: 6) None!

Friday, December 4, 2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing ecosystems. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Audience: Fill out the Ecosystem Note Guide. You are responsible for it for the next test! Mr. Tat will check this as a grade! Bellringer Questions: 3) Explain what is a food web or food chain, in terms of energy. 4) What should the order of the food chain go, using key words from the presentation? 5) Explain examples using biotic factors to demonstrate a food chain. Homework: 6) None!

Monday, November 7, 2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing ecosystems. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Audience: Fill out the Ecosystem Note Guide. You are responsible for it for the next test! Mr. Tat will check this as a grade! Bellringer Questions: 3) An increase in the population of an organism would most likely be associated with what kind of abiotic factors? 4) Explain an example of competition in any ecosystems. 5) Suppose, Lions only compete with one another to eat Gazelles for food, what would happen if suddenly all of Gazelles were extinct? Homework:

6) None! Tuesday, December 8, 2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing ecosystems. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Audience: Fill out the Ecosystem Note Guide. You are responsible for it for the next test! Mr. Tat will check this as a grade! Bellringer Questions: 3) An increase in the population of an organism would most likely be associated with what kind of biotic factors? 4) What kinds of organisms get their energy from plants and examples of them?

5) To avoid extinction, because their source of food is suddenly gone, what are 2 solutions that animals could do ? Homework: 6) None! Wednesday, December 9, 2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing ecosystems. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Review Worksheets about Metric Unit/ Lab Safety Bellringer Questions: 3) How would an increase of population affect competition? 4) If there are two types of fish, what do you think will happen if the water

level of their habitat is decreasing? 5) During hunting season, when many deer are killed by hunters and Mountain Lions is a deer predator, what would happen to the Mountain Lion? 6) Homework: 7) Finish Worksheets if not completed. Thursday, December 10, 2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquirybased scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing ecosystems. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Audience: Fill out the Ecosystem Note Guide. You are responsible for it for the next test! Mr. Tat will check this as a grade! 2) Fill out Self-evaluation Form. Bellringer Questions:

3) What are two ways humans can get energy from plants? 4) What is energy from the food chain and what do organism use it for? 5) If sunlight is severely diminished, what would happen to the rabbit population and why? Homework: 6) Ecosystem Vocabulary Worksheet Due Monday! Friday, December 11, 2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing ecosystems. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Complete Team Grading Rubric 3) Work on the Vocabulary Worksheet using a packet

Bellringer Questions: 4) Assume if the Lions do not have natural predators in their ecosystem, how would the population change and to what limit? 5) How are resources affected by competition? 6) If Eagles and grizzly bears live together in the same habitat. There will be competition between the eagles and the grizzly bears only if ________________________________________. Homework: 7) Vocabulary Worksheet if not done already. Monday, December 14, 2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing ecosystems. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Cornell Notes on Ecosystem Interactions. (We will finish on tomorrow)

Bellringer Questions: 3) What is a difference between a food chain and food web? 4) If there are two types of fish, what do you think will happen if the water level of their habitat is decreasing? 5) During hunting season, when many deer are killed by hunters and Mountain Lions is a deer predator, what would happen to the Mountain Lion? Homework: 6) None! Tuesday, December 15, 2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing ecosystems. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Sign-up to Hang Posters!

3) Cornell Notes on 4) Ecosystem Competition. Bellringer Questions: Look at the food web to answer the questions. 5) Why are baleen whale and leopard seals competitors in this ecosystem? 6) What do the arrows of the food web represent? 7) Since the smaller toothed whales are the highest consumers in this marine ecosystem, why are there not trillions of them? Homework: 8) Edit/ Left Side Questions Cornell notes at home! Summary. Study Vocabulary Worksheet! Test is tomorrow. Wednesday, December 16, 2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing ecosystems. Todays Agenda:

1) No Bell Ringer 2) Ecosystem Interactions Test. Bellringer Questions: 3) Write out No Bell Ringer Activity because of Ecosystem Test Homework: 4) None! Thursday, December 17, 2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquirybased scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing ecosystems. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer = I will collect the BellRinger Activity today! 2) Finish Test 3) Movie on Planet Earth: Deep Oceans Ecosystem Discussion

Bellringer Questions: 4) What is the process where plants change their energy into food from the sunlight to survive? 5) What diagram shows the transfer of energy between organisms in an ecosystem is called? 6) What are 3 things that can cause organisms to be extinct? Homework: 7) None! Friday, December 18, 2015 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing ecosystems. Todays Agenda: 1) No Bell Ringer

2) 1st Semester Survey. Bellringer Questions: 3) No BellRinger! Homework: 4) Enjoy the Holiday Break Monday, January 4, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing ecosystems. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Go over Ecosystem Test 3) Competition Simulation Packet Bellringer Questions:

4) What is a herbivore and an example of a herbivore and what they eat? 5) What kind of competition would describe a white bunny and another white bunny finding carrots in the ground? 6) How was your Holiday Break? Explain one thing that you did! Homework: 7) None! Tuesday, January 5, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing ecosystems. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Competition Simulation Packet Bellringer Questions: 3) What is a carnivore and an example of a carnivore and what they eat?

4) What kind of competition if there were a Lion and a Jaguar fighting over territory? 5) Explain what is parasitism and an example of it? Homework: 6) None! Wednesday, January 6, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing ecosystems. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Competition Simulation Packet/ Start on Lab Report. Bellringer Questions: 3) What is a omnivore and an example of a omnivore and what they eat?

4) If the food chain goes from tree-deer-and mountain lion, who is the producer and why? 5) Explain what is mutualism and an example of it? Homework: 6) None! Thursday, January 7, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing ecosystems. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Data Collection and Lab Report Bellringer Questions: 3) If the food chain goes from tree-deer-and mountain lion, who is the primary consumer and why? 4) If the food chain goes from tree-deer-and mountain lion, where does the

energy transfer to and why? 5) What kind of symbiosis would you describe a deer and a mountain lion? Homework: 6) None! Friday, January 8, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing ecosystems. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Continue with Lab Report. Bellringer Questions: 3) If the food chain goes from tree-deer-and mountain lion, what would happen to the tree population if the mountain lion was extinct? 4) If the food chain goes from tree-deer-and mountain lion, what would

happen if the tree was infected by a lethal bacteria? 5) Explain commensalism in an ecosystem. Homework: 6) Lab Report is DUE Tuesday! Monday, January 11, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquirybased scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing ecosystems. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Finish with Lab Report. Bellringer Questions: 3) What would be an example of an abiotic factor in the marine ecosystem? 4) What is the key term that describe multiples of the same ecosystems in a location called? 5) Why would there not be millions of wolves if it was the highest consumers in an artic ecosystem?

Homework: 6) Lab Report is DUE Wednesday! 7) Packet is Due on Wednesday. Tuesday, January 12, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquirybased scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing ecosystems. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) What does Being Alive Mean? Cornell Notes Bellringer Questions: 3) Why might a tropical rainforest be much more biologically diverse than a tundra biome? 4) What are some adaptation that animals such as a jackrabbit have to do to survive in the desert? 5) In which type of symbiosis do both organisms help each other?? Homework:

6) Lab Report is DUE tomorrow! 7) Packet is Due on tomorrow. Wednesday, January 13, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) What does Being Alive Mean? Cornell Notes Bellringer Questions: 3) What type of eater would you describe a bird that eats berries, worms, and fish? 4) In last weeks simulation, how was the simulation different from real life?

5) What is the term used to describe a sparrow that has been caught by an eagle ? Homework: 6) Edit of Cornell Notes Thursday, January 14, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Reading Packet of Being Alive Questions. (We will finish it tomorrow). Bellringer Questions: 3) What is a stimuli?

4) What are examples of a stimuli? 5) What are the 6 things we use to categorize organisms to be alive? Homework: 6) None! Friday, January 15, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Reading Packet of Being Alive Questions. 3) Section Review Questions. Bellringer Questions: 4) What are cells? 5) Explain what is the function of the cell membrane. 6) What are the 6 things we use to categorize organisms to be alive?

Homework: 7) Summary of Cornell Notes. 8) We will finish both Packet and Section Review in class on Tuesday! Tuesday, January 19, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Explain why is there no Bell Ringer 2) Schedule for this week. 3) Pass out and Review Lab Report. 4) Go over Mid-term assessment. (Go over Rubric). 5) Finish/ Go Over the Living Things Packet. Bellringer Questions: 6) No Bell Ringer This Week. Homework:

7) None Wednesday, January 20, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Please come in and sit down quietly. 2) Mid-Year Assessment: Multiple Choice Test Bellringer Questions: 3) No Bell Ringer This Week. Homework: 4) None Thursday, January 21,

2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Please come in and sit down quietly. 2) Mid-Year Assessment: Lab and Lab Report! Bellringer Questions: 3) No Bell Ringer This Week. Homework: 4) None Friday, January 22, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using

appropriate scientific methods in discussing living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Please come in and sit down quietly. 2) Mid-Year Assessment: Must FINISH Lab Report before the end of class. Bellringer Questions: 3) No Bell Ringer This Week. Homework: 4) Finish both Packet and Section Review! I will collect on Monday. Monday, January 25, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Necessities for Life Cornell Notes

Bellringer Questions: 3) How are the content of the cells protected from the cells environment? 4) What does DNA do? 5) Explain an example of a stimuli and a response with regards to homeostasis? Homework: 6) Edit of Cornell Notes (Test for this unit is next Monday) Tuesday, January 26, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Necessities for Life Cornell Notes 3) The Counselors will be here to talk about Course Selections.

Bellringer Questions: 4) List out the six characteristics of living things? 5) Explain the difference between asexual reproduction and sexual reproduction? 6) Explain what is heredity and what is an example of it? Homework: 7) Edit of Cornell Notes (Test for this unit is Monday) Wednesday, January 27, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Necessities for Life Cornell Notes

Bellringer Questions: 3) What are 4 key factors that are necessities for life? 4) How do decomposers get their nutrients? 5) Since resources are limited, how does this affect shelters of organisms? Homework: 6) Edit of Cornell Notes Thursday, January 28, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer

2) Necessities for Life Reading Packet Bellringer Questions: 3) Why do animals belong in the Kingdoms (group) of organisms that reproduce sexually? 4) Explain what is the function of enzymes do in our bodies? 5) Explain the difference between Simple and Complex Carbohydrates? Homework: 6) Summary of Cornell Notes Friday, January 29, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer

2) Necessities for Life Readings Packet Bellringer Questions: 3) What is the main source of energy for cells? 4) What is the cell membrane made up of and what does it do? 5) Explain what is nucleic acids? Homework: 6) Vocabulary Worksheet (Test is Monday) Monday, February 1, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Test on Characteristics and Necessities of Living Things Bellringer Questions:

3) Write down No Bell-Ringer Due to Test Homework: 4) None! Tuesday, February 2, 2016 Student Objective: I can exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Introduction to Classification Activity. Bellringer Questions: 3) What is the difference between simple and complex carbohydrates? 4) What three things plants must have as a necessity for photosynthesis? 5) What is sexual reproduction and what are examples of organisms that reproduced sexually? Homework:

6) Answer the Analysis Question of the Classification Activity! (Problems 1-6) Wednesday, February 3, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Classification of Living Things Activity. 3) Discussion of the Living Things Test Bellringer Questions: 4) What is a stimuli? 5) Explain an example of stimuli and response in terms of maintaining

homeostasis? 6) What are the 6 things we use to categorize organisms to be alive? Homework: 7) Finish Analysis Questions if not done. Thursday, February 4, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Discussion of the Living Things Test 3) Reading any Chapter of your choice on Microorganisms after test corrections or Study for tomorrows re-take test. Bellringer Questions: 4) What is asexual reproduction and an example of a species who reproduce

asexually? 5) Explain what is heredity? 6) What happen to DNA when the time for reproduction occurs? Homework: 7) Look over test corrections for re-take on Living Things Friday, February 5, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Test Re-takes on Characteristics on Living Things. 3) No talking, we will also pass out Honors Results. Bellringer Questions: 4) Write down No bell Ringer Due to Test Re-takes.

Homework: 5) None! Monday, February 8, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Reading/ Cornell notes on Classification and Taxonomy Bellringer Questions: 3) What type of proteins speed up chemical reactions? 4) How do cells use carbohydrates? 5) What is the difference between the lipids of fats and oils? Homework: 6) Edit Cornell notes

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Cornell Notes on Classification and Taxonomy Bellringer Questions: 3) What kind of carbohydrates are starches, if they are stored in potato plants, how do you know? 4) Nucleic Acids contains ________________ to make proteins? 5) Explain what is homeostasis? Homework: 6) Edit/ Left Side Questions of Cornell Notes. Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Finish Reading Packet on Classification and Taxonomy Bellringer Questions: 3) Why do scientists classify living organisms? 4) How do scientists classify living organisms? 5) Explain what part of science is taxonomy? Homework: 6) Finish the Reading Packet on Taxonomy. Thursday, February 11, 2016

Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Cornell notes on Classification 3) and Taxonomy Bellringer Questions: 4) With what characteristics do all of these plants have in common? 5) What are some differences between the Moss and the Hibiscus? 6) Explain which two of the organisms in the picture, are the most closely related and why? Homework: 7) Finish Cornell notes on Taxonomy. Friday, February 12, 2016

Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Reading Activity Bellringer Questions: 3) What are the eight levels of classifications? 4) If scientists classify organisms as Homo Sapiens, what does the two parts of the scientific names represent? 5) How do a dichotomous key help you identify organisms? Homework: 6) Finish Reading Activity Tuesday, February 16, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an

effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Reading the Domains and Kingdoms Section together. 3) Introduction to Domains and Kingdoms Project Bellringer Questions: 4) Why do scientists classify living organisms? 5) How do scientists classify living organisms? 6) Explain what part of science is taxonomy? Homework: 7) Edit/ Summary all of the previous notes. Wednesday, February 17, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using

appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Work Time: Domains and Kingdoms Project Bellringer Questions: 3) Explain the difference between taxonomy and classification. 4) How do we write out the scientific name of organisms? 5) What is Carolus Linneaus famous for? Homework: 6) None Thursday, February 18, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms.

Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Work Time: Domains and Kingdoms Project Bellringer Questions: 3)For hundreds of years, what two Kingdoms do people believed all organisms belonged in? 4)What are the four Kingdoms that makes up the Eukarya Domain? 5)The scientific name for the Lion is Felis leo. What is its specific (species) name? Homework: 6) None Friday, February 19, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific

methods in discussing the classification of living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Work Time: Domains and Kingdoms Project Bellringer Questions: 3) What can you find out by working through a dichotomous key in order? 4) Today, if Mr. Tat, encountered an organism that fit none of the four kingdoms, what should he do to the organism? 5) The three most general levels of classification, from general to specific, are ? Homework: 6) Presenting the Kingdoms/ Domains Projects next week. Monday, February 22, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an

effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Work Time: Domains and Kingdoms Project Bellringer Questions: 3) What are the eight level of classifications? 4) What are the Domains of classification? 5) The organisms in what kingdom usually move by themselves and have specialized sense organs that allow them to respond to their environment? Homework: 6) Finish the Kingdoms/ Domains Projects tomorrow. Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Domains and Kingdoms Project Presentation. 3) Finish Domain and Kingdom Project 4) Save the Project to Mr. Tats folder Bellringer Questions: 5) Explain what is a prokaryote? 6) Why was a Sponge known as a simple animal? 7) Why and How are organisms from the Kingdom Animalia depend on the Kingdom of Plantae? Homework: 8) Presenting the Kingdoms/ Domains Projects tomorrow. Wednesday, February 24,

2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Domains and Kingdoms Project Presentation. 3) Start the Note taking sheet on Domain and Kingdom Project Bellringer Questions: 4) What is the domain that is made up of all eukaryotes? 5) What is the domain that includes ancient prokaryotes that live in extreme environments? 6) What is the domain that includes prokaryotes that live in soil, water, and in humans? Homework: 7) None!

Thursday, February 25, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Domains and Kingdoms Project Presentation. 3) Note taking sheet on Domain and Kingdom Project Bellringer Questions: 4) What are Eukaryotes? 5) How do the organisms from the Kingdom Animalia reproduce? 6) What is the kingdom includes complex, multicellular organisms that are usually green, have cell walls, and make sugar by photosynthesis? Homework: 7) All of the Cornell Notes are Due Tuesday!

(Ecosystems Reading Notes) (Characteristics/ Necessities of Living Things Notes) (Classification of Living Things Notes) Friday, February 26, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Domains and Kingdoms Project Presentation. 3) Note taking sheet on Domain and Kingdom Project 4) Domain and Kingdom Reading Activity Bellringer Questions: 5) What is the kingdom includes non-green, nonmoving eukaryotic organisms that break down substances outside their bodies and absorb the nutrients.? 6) If this is the kingdom that absorb nutrients through waste, what type of eater to get their energy?

7) Why are scientific names of organisms important for scientists? Homework: All of the Cornell Notes are Due Tuesday! (Ecosystems Reading Notes) (Characteristics of Living Things Notes) (Classification of Living Things Notes) Monday, February 29, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Domains and Kingdoms Project Presentation. 3) Note taking sheet on Domain and Kingdom Project Bellringer Questions:

4) How do scientists classify organisms? 5) What do scientists use to refer to organisms because common names can create confusion? 6) If Stanley discovered a new organism, what steps could he take to put the organism in a Kingdom or Domain? Homework: 7) All of the Cornell Notes are Due Tomorrow! (Ecosystems Reading Notes) (Characteristics/ necessities of Living Things Notes) (Classification of Living Things Notes) Tuesday, March 1, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer

2) Collect Notes/ Notebook 3) Domains and Kingdoms Project Presentation. 4) Note taking sheet on Domain and Kingdom Project Bellringer Questions: The scientific name for the common house cat is Felis domesticus. 1) What is the genus and why? 2) What is the species and why? 3) What is one thing Mr. Tat has to change for that scientific name to be valid? Homework: 5) None Wednesday, March 2, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquirybased scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer

2) Domains and Kingdoms Project Presentation. 3) Note taking sheet on Domain and Kingdom Project 4) Domain and Kingdom Reading Activity Bellringer Questions: 5) Explain what is a prokaryote? 6) Explain what is a Eukaryote? 7) Since scientists thought protist and bacteria were the same, but the protist is a Eukaryote and a Bacteria is a prokaryote, what is the main difference between the two groups? Homework: 8) Test is Tuesday! Thursday, March 3, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms. Todays Agenda:

1) Bell Ringer 2) Domains and Kingdoms Project Presentation. Domain and Kingdom Vocabulary Activity Bellringer Questions: 3) An organism has many cells, but cannot move. It does not eat food, but cannot perform photosynthesis either. What kingdom does it belong to? 4) How is the vulture different from an Emu? 5) Why is the Finch the most similar to the Vulture Homework: 6) Vocabulary Worksheet Due Monday 7) Note taking sheet on Domain and Kingdom Project Due Tuesday! 8) Test is Tuesday! Friday, March 4, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific

methods in discussing the classification of living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Domains and Kingdoms Project Presentation Evaluation. Bellringer Questions: 3) What questions you may have for the test? Any concerns for the 4th Quarter? 4) What is your favorite Domain (not Kingdom) and why? Homework: 5) Vocabulary Worksheet Due Monday 6) Note taking sheet on Domain and Kingdom Project Due Monday! 7) Test is Tuesday! Monday, March 7, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquirybased scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms. Todays Agenda:

1) Bell Ringer 2) Domains and Kingdoms Reading Activity Bellringer Questions: 3) Animalia, Protista, Fungi, and Plantae are part of what Domain? 4) What Domain is single-celled organisms that can live in the intestines can be classified as? 5) What kind of organisms live in hot springs and extreme environments? Homework: 6) Vocabulary Worksheet Due tomorrow. 7) Note taking sheet on Domain and Kingdom Project Due tomorrow! 8) Test is tomorrow! Tuesday, March 8, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms.

Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) -Collect Domain/ Kingdom Note Taking Sheet 3) -Collect Domain/ Kingdom Vocabulary Sheet 4) Domains and Kingdoms/ Classification Test Bellringer Questions: 5) Write down: There is no Bell Ringer Due to Classification Test Homework: 6) None! Wednesday, March 9, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer

2) Bring the Ecosystem Posters Home 3) Bacteria and Archaea Readings Bellringer Questions: 4) Why is Bacteria not part of the Eukarya Domain? 5) What does Animalia, Protista, Fungi, and Plantae have in common ? 6) Write out the scientific name of humans correctly (Species: Sapien/ Genus is Homo)? Homework: 7) None! Thursday, March 10, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquirybased scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Go over Test. 3) Bacteria and Archaea Readings Activity

Bellringer Questions: 4) Why are the Archaea Domain considered to be a prokaryote? 5) Explain what is asexual reproduction? 6) Explain if many Bacteria are decomposers, how do they get their energy? Homework: 7) Finish the Reading Activity if not completed (Due Monday) Friday, March 11, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Bacteria and Archaea: Readings Bellringer Questions:

3) When bacteria go through binary fission, what is happening? Where are some key areas do Archaea live in? 4) What are the three shapes of the Bacteria organisms? Homework: 5) Edit/ Summary Cornell notes! Monday, March 14, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Bacterias Role in the World: Readings 3) Video on Bacterias Role in the World. Bellringer Questions: 4) When bacteria go through binary fission, what is happening?

Where are some key areas do Archaea live in? 5) What are the three shapes of the Bacteria organisms? Homework: 6) Edit/ Summary Cornell notes! Tuesday, March 15, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer (Many assignments to pass back) 2) Bacterias Role in the World: Reading Activity Bellringer Questions: 3)What organisms live in places that is so salty, hot, or cold? How many cells do all bacteria have? 4)What is one way bacteria can help the environment?

Homework: 5) Finish the Reading Activity Wednesday, March 16, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Grade each others bacteria in the world packets. 3) Viruses: Readings 4) Video on Viruses Bellringer Questions: 5) When bacteria go through binary fission, what is happening (asexual or sexual) and why? Where are some key areas do bacteria live in? 6) Explain what is an endospore?

Homework: 7) None! Thursday, March 17, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Viruses: Readings Discussion 3) Video on Viruses Bellringer Questions: 4) Explain what is a cyanobacteria? 5) Explain what is occurring in bioremediation? 6) What medicine is used to kill bacteria? Homework:

7) None! Friday, March 18, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Bacteria and Virus Reading Packet Bellringer Questions: 3) Why are viruses non-living? How do Virus reproduce? 4) How can we prevent the spread of viral infections? Homework: 5) Finish the Virus Reading Packet (We will start Fungi/ Protist when we come back)

The test will be a joint Bacteria/Archaea/Fungi/ Protist Test of the 2 weeks after Spring Break. Tuesday, March 29, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Bacteria and Virus Vocabulary Worksheet Bellringer Questions: 3) How are Virus and some Bacteria considered very similar? 4) Why is Virus not part of the Domain Bacteria or any Domains? 5) Explain one thing done during Spring Break to share. Homework: 6) Finish the Bacteria and Virus Vocabulary Worksheet 7) (Due Thursday)

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Protist Readings 3) Finish Bacteria/ Virus Vocabulary Sheet Bellringer Questions: 4) What are anti-viral medicines? 5) Explain how do vaccines form? 6) Explain what do virus do with the host cell? Homework: 7) Finish the Bacteria and Virus Vocabulary Worksheet 8) (Due Thursday)

Thursday, March 31, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Protist- Reading Packet Activity Bellringer Questions: 3) Explain why Protists are part of the Eukarya Domain. 4) What is the difference between multiple and binary fission? 5) Name two ways (four ways in total) a Protist get their food. Homework: 6) Finish the Protist Reading Packet Friday, April 1, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an

effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Kinds of Protist Reading Discussions 3) Video on Protist. Bellringer Questions: 4) How are Protist different from other Eukarya organisms? How do protist reproduce? 5) Explain what is a protist that is also a parasite. Homework: 6) None! Monday, April 4, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms.

Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Pass out Graded Assignments. 3) Kinds of Protist Reading Packet Bellringer Questions: 4) What does the Chloroplast in the Protist do? 5) Explain what are heterotrophs? 6) Explain why is multiple fission is an example of asexual reproduction? Homework: 7) Finish the Kinds of Protist Reading Packet. 8) Protist, Fungi, Archaea, Bacteria, Virus Test Friday! Tuesday, April 5, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms.

Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Video on Fungi. 3) Fungus Reading Discussion Bellringer Questions: 4) With what process do protist producers use to get energy from the sun? 5) Explain what is conjugation for protist? 6) What is the key word for organisms that was invaded by a parasite seeking nutrients? Homework: 7) Protist, Fungi, Archaea, Bacteria, Virus Test Friday! Wednesday, April 6, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms.

Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Video on Fungus 3) Fungus Reading Activity Guide Bellringer Questions: 4) What is the name of the protist that is a producer but has no roots or stem? 5) What is the name of the protist that is a free floating organism that live on top of salt water that produce oxygen? 6) What does the flagella do for protist? Homework: 7) Protist, Fungi, Archaea, Bacteria, Virus Test Friday! Thursday, April 7, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living

organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) In-class Review Game of Protist, Fungi, Archaea, Bacteria, Virus Bellringer Questions: 3) Explain why Fungi is a heterotroph? 4) What is the function of spores for Fungi? 5) What is the organisms of fungi cells that live with algae on rocks and trees that makes soil called? Homework: 6) Protist, Fungi, Archaea, Bacteria, Virus Test Friday! Friday, April 8, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms.

Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Protist, Fungi, Archaea, Bacteria, Virus Test Bellringer Questions: 3) Write out: No Bell Ringer Due to Bacteria, Fungi, Archaea, Protist, Virus Test Homework: 4) None! Monday, April 11, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Pre-Lab to the Plant Dissection Lab. 3) Short Video on Plant Groups: https://www.youtube.com/watch?

v=4Jaz3wDnh_Y Bellringer Questions: 4) How are Protist different from other Eukarya organisms? 5) How do protist reproduce? 6) In what ways do Protists who are heterotrophs get their foods? Homework: 7) None! Tuesday, April 12, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Pre-Lab to the Plant Dissection Lab. 3) Plant Dissection Lab. Bellringer Questions:

4) In photosynthesis, producers make sugars from water, and what 2 other sources? 5) Explain what does a cell wall or cell membrane do? 6) What is the part of cell that stores and release water in protist and in plants? Homework: 7) None! Wednesday, April 13, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) (Period 2) Plant Dissection Lab. 3) (Period 5,9) Go over Plant Dissection Lab and Test, Movie on Secret Life of Plants!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8QSWP56J8DA Bellringer Questions: 4) What is the function of the pistil of a plant? 5) Which part of the pistil produces eggs in a plant? 6) What do you or humans use flowers for? Homework: 7) None! Thursday, April 14, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) (Period 2) Plant Dissection Lab. 3) (Period 5,9) Cornell Notes on Plants, Chapter 4, Section 1. 4) Magic School Bus: Plants https://www.youtube.com/watch?

v=_2kx8vJBR_s Bellringer Questions: 5) Where is the pollen of a flower produced in? 6) What is the purpose of pollination for plants? 7) How are Fungi and Plants similar? Homework: 8) We will finish the Lab Write-up Tomorrow in Class! Friday, April 15, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Go over Test. 3) Finish Lab Report 4) Short Video on Plant Groups: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Jaz3wDnh_Y

5) Pollination Magic School Bus if time: https://www.youtube.com/watch? v=DdvhBp6NlnI Bellringer Questions: 6) Why is algae not a plant? 7) What is a petal and the function of petals in plants? 8) When can the blossom be opened? Homework: 9) None! Monday, April 18, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Reading Discussion through Chapter 4, Section 1: Plants 3) Tim/Moby Video on Plants Growth

Bellringer Questions: 4) What is the function of the pistil of a plant? 5) Which part of the plants flower produces eggs? 6) What do you or humans use flowers for? Homework: 7) None! Tuesday, April 19, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Chapter 4, Section 1: Plants Reading Activity Guide Bellringer Questions:

3) Explain what are vascular plants? 4) What is an example of vascular plants? 5) If apples are angiosperm plants, what does that mean? Homework: 6) Finish the Reading Packet Wednesday, April 20, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Reading Discussion through Chapter 4, Section 2: Seedless 3) Plants Video on Seedless Plants Bellringer Questions: 4) Explain what are non-vascular plants?

5) What is an example of non-vascular plants? 6) Name the two of the four traits that plants must have in common. Homework: 7) None! Thursday, April 21, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Reading Activity Guide through Chapter 4, Section 2: Seedless 3) Bellringer Questions: 4) What are examples of seedless plants? 5) How are seedless plants important for us?

6) What is the relationship between seedless plants and coal? Homework: 7) None! Monday, April 25, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Reading Discussion through Chapter 4, Section 3: Seeded Plants 3) Plants Video on Seed Plants Bellringer Questions: 4) Explain what are non-vascular plants? 5) What is an example of non-vascular plants? 6) Name the two of the four traits that plants must have in common. Homework:

7) None! Tuesday, April 26, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Pass out Graded Work 3) Reading Activity Guide through Chapter 4, Section 3: Seeded Plants 4) Bellringer Questions: 5) What are examples of seedless plants? 6) How are seedless plants important for us? 7) What is the relationship between seedless plants and coal? Homework:

8) Finish the Reading Activity Guide. Wednesday, April 27, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Reading Discussion through Chapter 4, Section 4: Structures of Plants 3) Plants Video on Plants Bellringer Questions: 4) In the gametophyte stage, a sporophyte is created from a females fertilized _______________. 5) To prepare for pollination, in seed plants, sperm form inside of? 6) How are angiosperms and gymnosperms different? Homework:

7) None! Thursday, April 28, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquirybased scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Video on Seedless Plants 3) Reading Activity Guide through Chapter 4, Section 4: Structures of Plants 4) Bellringer Questions: 5)How can Rhizoids help nonvascular plants? 6) List a beneficial characteristics of Seed Plants over seedless plants (beside having seeds). 7) Beside using angiosperms for food, what could humans use angiosperms for? Homework:

8) Finish the Reading Activity Guide. (Due Monday) Friday, April 29, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Video on Seed Plants 3) Reading Discussion Chapter 5, Section 1: Photosynthesis 4) Bellringer Questions: 5) Explain the differences between a Monocot and a Dicot? 6) Which of the following takes water and minerals from the roots to the shoots? 7) What could happen if a plants phloem does not work correctly? Homework:

8) Finish the Structures of Plant Reading Activity Guide. Monday, May 2, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Video on Pollination 3) Reading Activity Guide Chapter 5, Section 1: Photosynthesis 4) Bellringer Questions: 5) In the gametophyte stage, a sporophyte is created from a females fertilized _______________. 6) To prepare for pollination, in seed plants, sperm form inside of? 7) How are angiosperms and gymnosperms different?

Homework: 8) Finish the Reading Activity Guide. Tuesday, May 3, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Video on Photosynthesis 3) Reading Discussion of Chapter 5, Section 2: Reproduction of Flowering Plant 4) Bellringer Questions: 5) Why are most plants green? 6) Why is the stoma of a plants leaf important? 7) Explain the two ways why photosynthesis are important?

Homework: 8) None! Wednesday, May 4, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Video on Plant Growth 3) Reading Activity Guide Chapter 5, Section 2: Reproduction of Flowering Plant 4) Bellringer Questions: 5) How is cellular respiration related to photosynthesis? 6) Explain why is a dormant seed?

7) Where is the location of the fertilized egg? Homework: 8) Finish the Reading Activity Guide. Thursday, May 5, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquiry-based scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Reading Discussion of Chapter 5, Section 3: Plant Responses to the Environment 3) Bellringer Questions: 4) How can some plant reproduce asexually 5) What occurs to bring some seeds to no longer be dormant?

6) How do fruit help the seed spread its seed? Homework: 7) None! Friday, May 6, 2016 Student Objective: I can demonstrate, evaluate, and exemplify an effective, inquirybased scientists through the analysis of using appropriate scientific methods in discussing the classification of living organisms. Todays Agenda: 1) Bell Ringer 2) Video on Natural Resources 3) Reading Activity Guide Chapter 5, Section 3: Plant Responses to the Environment 4) Bellringer Questions: 5) Explain what is tropism 6) How do evergreen-conifier trees stay green all year?

7) In order to survive, why do deciduous (oak/ elm trees) lose their leave during autumn? Homework: 8) Finish the Reading Activity Guide.

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