Tuesday, October 17, 2017

The Week of October 16

The 8th Grade students will finish a study of Genetics with a TEST planned for Tuesday, October 24.  The test review and video will be posted Thursday or Friday.

The 7th Grade students will start a study of Bacteria and Protists.  The main parts of the unit will be available on Prezi here: Bacteria!!

Following is the Vocabulary and Notes for Thursday, October 19



Name:____________________________ Block/Class_______________ Date: Thursday, 10/19
Objective:






Vocabulary Words
Definition:
1. Pathogens









2. Antibiotics









Main Points:
Notes:
Bacteria in Your Life



Bacteria are Necessary



Food





Antibiotics





Decomposers



Saprophytes





Bioremediation





When Bacteria are bad…..



Pathogens





Endospores





Pasteurization





Vaccines




Antibiotics















Summary: 3 complete sentences that summarize what you got out of class today.

















7th Grade Vocabulary and Notes


Name:____________________________ Block/Class_______________ Date: Tuesday, 10/17
Objective:






Vocabulary Words
Definition:
1. Archaebacteria









2. Eubacteria









Main Points:
Notes:
Prokaryotes

Archaea Bacteria


Eubacteria


Archaea Bacteria



Methanogens



Halophiles


Thermophiles



Stromatolites



Classification of Bacteria



Cocci



Bacilli



Spirillum


Further classification


Algal Bloom


Reproduction of Bacteria


Fission



Conjugation



Energy in Bacteria

Autotrophs



Heterotrophs



Saprophytes



Summary: 3 complete sentences that summarize what you got out of class today.


















Monday, October 9, 2017

The Week of October 9

7th Grade Students continue to study cells and cell processes. Monday will be spent in the lab looking at plant and animal cells.  Wednesday the students will discuss the lab and watch a video called The Birth of Earth.  Following is a link to the video.



The 8th Grade students will continue to study Genetics.  Tuesday will be Punnett Squares and review, Thursday I will be out of town, the students will review Punnett Squares and start on section 3, Genetics and DNA.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

7th Grade Test Video

Ok 7th Grade Students, I have paid dearly for an actor and video crew to come in and make this video for you.  Hope this helps.


Monday, October 2, 2017

The Week of 10/2

The 7th Grade students will be taking a TEST on Thursday, 10/5.  A video will be posted later this week.
Following is a copy of the study guide that is due on Thursday prior to the test.
Cells Test Review

Name_______________________________

This study guide is due the day of the test.

  1. Which cell organelle is usually the largest?
  1. List the four organisms that have cell walls.
  1. What organelle do all cells have?
  1. What are the two types of cells? (plant and animal is not the answer) What is the difference?
  1. What is cytoplasm?
  1. What do cells make?
  1. What are amino acids and what are they used to produce?
  1. What are organelles?
  1. What are proteins?
  1. State the cell theory.
  1. What is spontaneous generation?
  1. What is a Genus?
  1. What is the scientific name of an organism made up of?
  1. How many kingdoms does the modern classification system have?
  1. How many names to each organism did Linnaeus's system give?
  1. What is biogenesis?
  1. What do scientists use to answer questions and solve problems?
  1. Multicellular organisms grow as a result of what?
  1. What is a stimulus?
  1. What is a species?
  1. The SI unit of measure for length is?
  1. In an experiment, what is the “control”?
  1. The SI unit of measure for Mass is the?
  1. What is quantitative analysis?

  1. In an experiment, what is the independent variable and what is the dependent variable?

The 8th Grade students will start a study of Genetics.  Following is a copy of the vocabulary and notes for Tuesday.



Name:____________________________ Block/Class_______________ Date: 10/03/17
Objective:






Vocabulary Words
Definition
1. Heredity





2. Genetics





3. Dominant







Main Points:
Notes:
Early Ideas About Heredity



Heredity



Genietics



Mendel’s Experimental Methods



Pollination in Pea Plants


True Breeding Plants



Mendel’s Cross-Pollination





Mendel’s Resluts



First-Generation Crosses



New Questions Raised



Second-Generation (Hybrid)



Hybrid



More Hybrid Crosses



Mendel’s Conclusions



Dominant and Recessive Traits



Dominant Trait



Recessive Trait



From Parents to Second Generation











Summary: You need to have 3 complete sentences that summarize what you learned. (10pt)