Wednesday, September 26, 2018

8th Grade Test

It's ok 8th Grade, I did not forget you.  Here is the video I promised to help you study for the Science Test that you will have on Friday, September 28.

7th Grade Cells Test Video

Here it is, the wonderful video that I promised would be available for the 7th Grade Students to prepare for the Test that will be on Monday, October 1

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

The Week of 9/24

The 7th Grade Students will do a lab, looking at plant and animal cells.  There will be a TEST on Monday, October 1.  The test review will be posted on this blog on Friday.  I will also provide a video to help study for the test. 

The Week of 9/24 . 8th Grade TEST!!

The 8th Grade Students will have a TEST on Friday, September 28.  Following is a copy of the study guide that will be provided on Wednesday.  I do not know why the formatting is not compatible with this blog.  The program used to compose the study guide is Libre Office and is supposed to be compatible with Word. Hopefully when downloaded the formating will work.

Meiosis Mitosis Test Review


This study Guide is do on Friday, September 28

  1. How many chromosomes does each new cell contain after Mitosis if the original cell had 12 chromosomes.
  1. How many chromosomes does each new cell have after Meiosis if the original cell had 24 chromosomes?
  1. During which phase of Meiosis is the number of chromosomes cut in half?
  1. In sexual reproduction, a new organism is produced when what happens?
  1. How many chromosomes are in a gamete?
  1. How many divisions of the nucleus does Meiosis consist of?
  1. At the end of Meiosis, how many cells have been produced from one cell.
  1. What are proteins are made of ?
  1. What is interphase of a cell?
  1. How many pairs of homologous chromosomes does a human have?
  1. Human gametes have how many chromosomes?
  1. How many chromosomes does each human gamete have?
  1. In what type of reproduction does a new organism grow from the body of the parent?
  1. During which phase of the cell cycle do the chromosomes get copied?
  1. What are the phases of the cell cycle?
  1. Which organisms have prokaryotic cells?
  1. The cells that make up the body of most organisms are called somatic cells. How many chromosomes do somatic cells have?
  1. If a diploid tomato cell has 12 chromosomes, how many chromosomes would the tomatoes gametes (sex cells) have?
  1. During Mitosis , when do chromatids separate?
  1. What does the mitochondria do?
  1. What is the result of respiration in the mitochondria?
  2. What is glycolysis and where does it take place?
  3. What is the cell membrane made up of?
  4. What do ribosomes do?
  1. What are prokaryotes and eukaryotes? What is the difference?

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

8th Grade

Here is a video that I used during class that explains how and why Meiosis.

Monday, September 17, 2018

8th Grade for the week of Sept 16

The 8th Grade students will continue to study cells.  The class will look at the production of gametes (meiosis) on Tuesday and then review the process on Thursday.  Following is a copy of the notes for the class on Tuesday.

8th Grade Daily Lesson

Name:____________________________ Block/Class_______________ Date: 09/18/18

Vocabulary Words
1. Sexual Reproduction

2. Fertilization

3. Zygote

Main Points:
What is Sexual Reproduction





Diploid Cells



Homologous Chromosomes



Phases of Meiosis I

Prophase 1

Metaphase 1

Anaphase 1

Telophase 1

Phases of Meiosis 2

Prophase 2

Metaphase 2

Anaphase 2

Telophase 2

Summary: You need to have 3 complete sentences that summarize what you learned not what you did. (10pt)

The Week of September 16 7th Grade

The 7th Grade students will start a study of Cells and Cell processes.  Monday we will discuss the discovery of cells and macromolecules that make up cells.  Wednesday we will look at cell organelles.  Friday will be a review of the cell organelles.  Following is a copy of the notes used in this class.

7th Grade Vocabulary and Notes

Name:____________________________ Block/Class_______________ Date: 9/17

Vocabulary Words
1. Cell Theory

2. Macromolecules

Main Points:
Understanding Cells

Zacharias and Hans Janssen

Robert Hooke

Anton Van Leeuwenhoek

Matthias Schleiden

Theodore Schwann

Rudolf Virchow

Understanding Cells

Cell Theory




Basic Cell Substances

Main ingredient-water


Nucleic Acids



Summary: 3 Complete sentences about what you learned in class today (10pts)

Thursday, September 6, 2018

8th Grade Test Study Guide Help

Here is a video that will help answer the questions on the study guide and help you be successful on the test. 

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

7th Grade The Week of September 3

The 7th Grade sStudents will start a study of cells and the classification of life.  Following is a copy of the notes that will be used in class.

7th Grade Vocabulary and Notes

Name:____________________________ Block/Class_______________ Date: Friday 9/8

Vocabulary Words
1. Unicellular

2. Multicellular

Main Points:
Characteristics of Life






Growth and Development


Response to Stimuli

Internal stimuli

External stimuli


Importance of homeostasis

Methods of regulation



7th Grade TEST

The 7th Grade students will take the last regular test for this school year on Monday, April 29.  The test will be over Weather.  Following ...