WEEK EIGHTEEN Monday 12/11 - review day Tuesday 12/12 & Wednesday 12/13 - Ecology final/hand in study guides. Reading and questions Rachel Carson and Wolves packet due Thursday here. Thursday 12/14 - Wolves. Rachel Carson Brain pop. Oh Deer and Beyond powerpoint. Video human population. Go over questions on worksheet. Friday 12/15 - Finish Oh Deer & Beyond powerpoint Return graded work. Test corrections. Human population video here. Human population graph - what number are you? here. Human population video analogy here. Live population count here. _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ WEEK SEVENTEEN Monday 12/3 - Go over Oh Deer lab and look at data collected after wolves were introduced in Yellowstone. Vocab limiting factors and carrying capacity. Video reintroduction of wolves into Yellowstone here. Extra credit opportunity here. Tuesday 12/4- Video Hare&Lynx here. Hare&Lynx paper lab here. Wednesday 12/5 - Walking with Ghosts. Take notes on video & answer these questions. Notes/questions due tomorrow. Thursday 12/6 - Go over Hare&Lynx lab using powerpoint. If absent, see powerpoint in Google Classroom. Pop Quiz: interpreting a graph predator-prey relationship. Friday 12/7 - What are invasive species? How do invasive species impact an ecosystem? Watch video one and video two about invasive species. Invasive species projects due. Lionfish reading/worksheet. Handout with practice questions for final here - due Monday! Ecology exam Tuesday/Wednesday. . ____________________________________________________________________________________________- WEEK SIXTEEN Monday 11/26 - Folder cleanse, review major players in a food web and how consumers are categorized. Energy pyramid foldable here due next class. Tuesday 11/27 & Wednesday 11/28 - Go over energy pyramid foldable and question. Glue in and add vocab to ISNs. Study guide due Friday 12/7 here. Invasive species unwanted poster due Monday 12/3. See last Friday entry for assignment handout. Thursday 11/29 - grading rubric invasive species project here. Project due Tuesday Dec 4th at the start of class. Oh Deer Here Come the Wolves paper lab. Friday 11/20 - snow day ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________ THANKSGIVING 11/19 - 11/23 no school _________________________________________________________________________________________________________ WEEK FIFTEEN Monday 11/12 - NO SCHOOL VETERANS DAY Tuesday 11/13 & Wednesday 11/14 - Slippery Sleuths activity virtually sampling maroinvertebrates. Brain Pop Critical Reasoning. Claims Evidence Reasoning (CER) assignment rough draft using graphic organizer due Thursday - handout here. Thursday 11/15 - pair-share graphic organizer, Type final CER and upload to Google Classroom. Work on art contest. Friday 11/16 -CER due and contest art due. Invasive species unwanted poster due 12/3 here. Make sure to sign up for the species you want to research so that you have a unique on from your classmates! _________________________________________________________________________________________________________ WEEK FOURTEEN Monday 11/5 - shark presentations. reading "Mapping Mangroves" here and complete both sides of worksheet here. Tuesday 11/6 - finish shark presentations. collect homework. how to read a dichotomous key review, exercise and practice with macroinvertebrates Wednesday 11/7- leaf pack dissection with Morgan Ford USGS Thursday 11/8 - leaf pack analysis. Citizen science clip here. Leaf Pack Network clip here. Friday 11/9 - Go over Mapping Mangroves. Pick one of the following contest. Completed contest forms due Thursday 11/15 plant mash-up assignment here and official form here. NOAA Marine Debris calendar contest link here. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ WEEK ELEVEN - WEEK THIRTEEN Shark Packet -- daily assignments in packet due November 1st. Shark Security Force packet available in Google Classroom. Final presentation due Monday November 5th. ______________________________________________________________________________________________ WEEK TEN Monday 10/8 - Food chain vs. food web, producers, consumers & decomposers Tuesday 10/9 - Owl math, food chain and food webs, Wednesday 10/10 - Interpreting a food web worksheet. What happens to energy as it flows through the ecosystem? Thursday 10/11 - Fall Holiday Friday 10/12 - Fall Holiday _________________________________________________________________________________________________________ WEEK NINE Monday 10/1 - Classification posters due. Ecology powerpoint available in Google Classroom if you were absent. Tuesday 10/2 & Wednesday 10/3 - Level of organization in an ecosystem card sort and vocabulary. Drawing in ISN. Study guide here for quiz Thursday 10/4. Thursday 10/4 - Quiz. Eating for Energy food web exercise. Friday 10/5 - Dissecting owl pellets _________________________________________________________________________________________________________ WEEK EIGHT Monday 9/24 - Present graphed data and Hisser Investigation. Presentations tomorrow to class on findings. Procedures due in Google Classroom today by 3:15. Revised conclusions for Drops of Water on a Penny lab due today. Tuesday 9/25 - presentations Hisser investigation Wednesday 9/26 - type conclusions and upload to Google Classroom. Hissers in research video. Ask more questions about Hissers, look up answers, Thursday 9/27 - organizing organisms card sort. Friday 9/28 - Classification poster due Monday October 1st at the start of class. Assignment here and rubric here. Example here. Powerpoint is available in Google Classroom if you were absent. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ WEEK SEVEN Monday 9/17 - Return Drops of Water on a Penny Lab with graded graphs. Sketch out Hisser experiment and determine materials needed in order to conduct experiment on Thursday. Tuesday 9/18 & Wednesday 9/19 - Student direction here. Peanut Butter Sandwich procedures here. How to wrtet a procedure here. Data table directions here. Type a procedure in Google Classroom for the Hisser lab using the experimental design sketched in class on Monday. Revise conclusions to Drops of Water on a Penny lab and resubmit in Google Classroom. Be ready to conduct Hisser experiment on Thursday. HW: Print out a copy of your procedures for class on Thursday. Thursday 9/21 - Hisser experiment using and revising procedures. HW: revise and print out your procedures. Friday 9/22 - Set up Hisser lab and set out your procedures. Go to a different lab station and run a different investigation using the procedures provided. Make comments/suggestions on procedures and rate it. HW: Revise your Hisser procedures based on feedback and upload final copy to Google Classroom. This is a mastery assignment. If you have not uploaded a revised Drops of Water on a Penny lab conclusion, this is also due Monday in Google Classroom. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ WEEK SIX Monday 9/10 - Drops of water on a penny lab Tuesday 9/11 - Go over lab and graph using whole class data. DRY MIX. Wednesday 9/12 - Examples of DRY MIX into ISNs. TAILS acronym for graphing. Steps to a formal conclusion activity and glue in ISN. HW: write a formal conclusion using classroom data and upload conclusion to Google Classroom due Friday by 3:15. Thursday 9/13 - qualitative vs. quantitative observations using hissers Friday 9/14 - Come up with an experiment to answer about the Hissers. Partner up and type out a set of procedures. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ WEEK FIVE Monday 9/3 - Labor Day NO SCHOOL Tuesday 9/4 & Wednesday 9/5 - Review writing a hypothesis -- practice one or two examples. Pop quiz on warm up to check format! Reading on control variables "The Teachers Institute of Action Research" study.. What are control variables? Revisit the Great Fakesperiment. HW: write hypothesis for two of the Great Fakesperiments. Thursday 9/6 - Song variables. Quiz variables. Tomatosphere experiment -- seeds from space vs. seeds on Earth rate of germination. Friday 9/7 - Drops of water on a penny lab. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ WEEK FOUR Monday8/27 - Quiz IV or DV. Go over how to write a hypothesis worksheet and practice in pairs. More practice writing hypotheses. Tuesday 8/28- Pretest Science Wednesday 8/29 - Analyzing graphs Thursday 8/30 - Check hypothesis packet, Formula for writing a hypothesis in ISNs. Friday 8/31 - Writing hypothesis match up exercise. Formula for writing a formalized hypothesis. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ WEEK THREE Monday 8/20 - Go over Webquest, Ms. Brown Who Am I? ppt, formatting comp books. Pages numbered both sides due Tues/Wed. Tuesday 8/21 & Wednesday 8/22 - PPT on ISNs (Interactive Science Notebooks). Format ISNs, add vocabulary and review variables. Worksheet on variables due Thursday here. Thursday 8/23 - The Great Fakesperiment: practicing picking out the IVs and DVs Friday 8/24 - Check the Great Fake. Writing a hypothesis tying IVs to DVs practice. _______________________________________________________________________________________________________ WEEK TWO Monday 8/13 - puzzle piece presentations. Think Like a Scientist reading and graphic organizer here due Tuesday. Tuesday 8/14 - Go over reading. Whole class sort. What is this object: practicing observations and inferences. A Deadly Killer Lurks Among Us Part I worksheet here due Wednesday. Wednesday 8/15 - Website: http://www.dhmo.org/ A Deadly Killer Lurks Among Us Part II here. Google Classroom sign in and questions assignment due Thursday. Thursday 8/16 - Quiz inference or observations. Trouble shoot Google Classroom. Start Weebly Webquest in pairs. Friday 8/17.- Weebly Webquest learn your way around my website! Do you see how "Weebly Webquest" is highlighted? That means there is a link to that assignment there. This is due Monday August 20. _______________________________________________________________________________________________ WEEK ONE Wednesday 8/8- First day of school. Get contracts signed due 8/13. Class materials are due next Friday 8/17 Thursday 8/9 - Go over classroom protocol. HW: log into Google Docs using your password/email from last year. Friday 8/10 - Puzzle piece assignment due Monday. Assignment here.
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