Life-Science Assignments

  • 2013-05-31: MINIMUM DAY - Fetal Pig Dissection
  • 2013-05-30: MINIMUM DAY - Fetal Pig Dissection
  • 2013-05-29: EXTRA CREDIT: SB p. 310 all; OR SB p. 316 all.
  • 2013-05-28: Chapter 12 Study Guide
  • 2013-05-27: NO SCHOOL
  • 2013-05-24: EXTRA CREDIT: BB p. 497, 1-10 and BB p. 499, 1-8 all | TEXTBOOKS DUE TO THE LIBRARY
  • 2013-05-23: Review Chapter 12 and Preview Chapter 16
  • 2013-05-22: SB p. 241, 1-24 all
  • 2013-05-21: Write a summary about birds. Explain their adaptations for flight, obtaining oxygen and food, reproduction, and caring for young. Share your summary with an adult and have them sign it.
  • 2013-05-20: SB p. 237, 1-19
  • 2013-05-17: EXTRA CREDIT: BB p. 479 Writing in Science
  • 2013-05-16: BB p. 63 Draw and Label the eye
  • 2013-05-15: MINIMUM DAY: Homework is the same as yesterday.
  • 2013-05-14: SB p.228, 1-11 all and write a biography about an amphibian include all the stages of its life cycle.
  • 2013-05-13: None. focus on the class work. Design a website about amphibians. See BB p. 471 Writing in Science.
  • 2013-05-10: EXTRA CREDIT: Writing in Science BB p. 467
  • 2013-05-09: SB p. 220, 1-17
  • 2013-05-08: Define the Key Terms from BB p. 456 and use each one in a funny sentence. Use a different language if you know how.
  • 2013-05-07: Chapter 11 Study Guide
  • 2013-05-06: Chapter 11 Study Guide
  • 2013-05-03: EXTRA CREDIT: BB p. 447, 1-11 and BB p. 449, 1-7 all.
  • 2013-05-02: SB p. 217, 1-6 all and BB p.443, 1-2 all use complete sentences
  • 2013-05-01: SB p. 210, 1-27
  • 2013-04-30: SB p. 203, 1-30
  • 2013-04-29: SB p. 203, 1-30
  • 2013-04-26: EXTA CREDIT: Draw and label figure 17 BB p. 429
  • 2013-04-25: SB p. 194, 1-24 all
  • 2013-04-24: NONE
  • 2013-04-23: Bring a flower to school
  • 2013-04-22: Bring any part of any plant to school
  • 2013-04-19: EXTRA CREDIT: SB p. 185, 1-26 all
  • 2013-04-18: SB p. 190, 1-19 all
  • 2013-04-17: BB p. 385, 1-3 all. Use complete sentences.
  • 2013-04-16: NONE
  • 2013-04-15: NONE
  • 2013-04-12: Class Work: BB p. 374, 1-2 and writing in science | EXTRA CREDIT: SB p. 178, 1-19
  • 2013-04-11: SB p. 174, 9-24 all
  • 2013-04-10: SB p. 173, 1-8
  • 2013-04-09: CH 2 Study Guide
  • 2013-04-08: CH 2 Study Guide
  • 2013-03-29: NO SCHOOL
  • 2013-03-28: EXTRA CREDIT: BB p. 71, 1-10, BB p. 73, 1-8 all
  • 2013-03-27: SB p. 50, 1-17 all
  • 2013-03-26: SB p. 47, 1-10 | Illusions
  • 2013-03-25: define the key terms on BB p. 42
  • 2013-03-22: EXTRA CREDIT: BB p. 45, 1-4 B only. Use complete sentences.
  • 2013-03-21: BB p. 60, 1-3 all
  • 2013-03-20: SB p. 39, 1-15 all.
  • 2013-03-19: Visit: www.scilinks.org enter the SciLinks Code: scn-1543
    Choose at least 4 of the 16 links and find at least 5 facts about light or color. Record what you learned in complete sentences and be ready to share what you learned tomorrow in class. More information and games!
  • 2013-03-18: SB p. 31, 1-42 all.

  • 2013-03-15: EXTRA CREDIT: BB p. 353, 1-10 and BB p. 355, 1-7
  • 2013-03-14: SB p. 163, 1-20 all
  • 2013-03-13: NONE
  • 2013-03-12: NONE
  • 2013-03-11: Record the characteristics of protists and define the key terms on BB p. 334.
  • 2013-03-08: EC: BB p. 329, 1-3 all.
  • 2013-03-07: SB p. 159, 1-17 all.
  • 2013-03-06: Previw BB p. 325-333, read the highlighted and bold text, look at the pictures and captions.
  • 2013-03-05: Write a complete sentence to anwser each question about the video.
  • 2013-03-04: BB p. 323, 1-4, A & B only
  • 2013-03-01: EXTRA CREDIT: BB p. 310, Language Arts Activity
  • 2013-02-28: Chapter 8 Study Guide. Write the answer to your essay questions in a complete sentence and use a seperate sheet of paper.
  • 2013-02-27: Summarize Earth's History: include the 4 main time segments, their length in years, the reason for the boundary between them, and the major life forms for each time period.
  • 2013-02-26: Period 1 & 4: SB p. 148, 1-24 all. | Period 6: SB p. 148, 1-24 even.
  • 2013-02-25: BB p. 297, 2ab, 3bc, 4ab
  • 2013-02-22: Read BB p. 286- 297. Define Key Terms from BB p. 286. | EXTRA CREDIT: BB p. 302, 22-25 use complete sentences.
  • 2013-02-21: BB p. 285, 2. A, B, C
  • 2013-02-20: Write a paragraph describing how scientists can determine the absolute age of rocks.
  • 2013-02-19: WS p. 98 and 11
  • 2013-02-18: NO SCHOOL
  • 2013-02-15: NO SCHOOL
  • 2013-02-14: NO SCHOOL
  • 2013-02-13: EXTRA CREDIT: Use your 10 questions to quiz an adult. Record the number they answered correctly and get his or her signature.
  • 2013-02-12: Chapter 8 section 1 summary and parent signature.
  • 2013-02-11: Define the key terms from BB p. 268 and write at least a 5 sentence paragraph about what you know about the Earth's History.
  • 2013-02-08: EXTRA CREDIT: BB p. 300, choose and define 10 key terms.
  • 2013-02-07: Crossword Puzzle and Video Quiz
  • 2013-02-06: Chaper 7 Study Guide
  • 2013-02-05: Read Chapter 7 Section 5, SB p. 130, 1-10 all.
  • 2013-02-04: Crossword Puzzle and Calculate the Volume of Fossils.
  • 2013-02-01: EXTRA CREDIT: BB p. 254, 1,2,3 A&B only.
  • 2013-01-31: BB p. 246, 1B, 2A, and 4A
  • 2013-01-30: NONE
  • 2013-01-29: Birk Beak Lab Sheet
  • 2013-01-28: Chapter 7 Section 4, Read BB p. 248-254, SB p. 126, 1-21 all 2nd and 7th Period visit the Ag in Motion Lab
  • 2013-01-25: Chapter 7 Section 4, Read BB p. 248-254; SB p. 126, 1-21 all: EXTRA CREDIT: BB p. 247 Analyze and Conclude. 5th Period visit the Ag in Motion Lab
  • 2013-01-24: Chapter 7 Section 3, Read BB p. 241-246; SB p. 121, 1-15 all
  • 2013-01-23: MINIMUM DAY, No Science
  • 2013-01-22: Chapter 7 Section 2, Read BB p. 234-240; SB p. 116, 1-18 all
  • 2013-01-21: NO SCHOOL
  • 2013-01-18: EXTRA CREDIT: BB p. 231, Writing in Science.
  • 2013-01-17: BB p. 231, 1A and 2A.
  • 2013-01-16: Chapter 6 Test: No Homework
  • 2013-01-15: Chapter 6 Study Guide
  • 2013-01-14: BB p. 215, 1-10 all and p. 217, 1-7
  • 2013-01-11: EXTRA CREDIT: BB p. 212 and 213, 1-3 all
  • 2013-01-10: BB p. 210, 1-2 all or SB p. 109, 1-12
  • 2013-01-09: SB p. 106, 1-15 all
  • 2013-01-08: SB p. 102, 1-16 all
  • 2013-01-07: Read BB p: 192-198 answer BB p. 198 questions 1-3 all

  • 2012-12-21: End of 2nd Quarter, NO HOMEWORK
  • 2012-12-20: EXTRA CREDIT: BB p. 213, 1-3 all
  • 2012-12-19: Lab Relection Questions
  • 2012-12-18: 2nd Quarter Life Science Benchmark: NO HOMEWORK
  • 2012-12-17: Read BB p: 28, 108, 142, 182, 542, and 590 create at least one question for each chapter.
  • 2012-12-14: EXTRA CREDIT: Answer the essay questions, from the study guide, on a lined paper. Use a complete sentences and include the question in the answer.
  • 2012-12-13: SB p. 97, 1-17 all Due Tomorrow
  • 2012-12-12: SB p. 97, 1-17 all Due Friday
  • 2012-12-11: SB p. 94, 1-11 all
  • 2012-12-10: SB p. 90, 1-16 all
  • 2012-12-07: EXTRA CREDIT: BB p. 167; 1ab, 2c, and 3a
  • 2012-12-06: SB p. 85, 1-18
  • 2012-12-05: Same as yesterday.
  • 2012-12-04: Define the key terms on page 154 using the glossary.
  • 2012-12-03: None: Science Lab
  • 2012-11-30: EXTRA CREDIT: BB p. 144, 18-21 Use complete sentences.
  • 2012-11-29: None
  • 2012-11-28: Chapter 4 Study Guide all.
  • 2012-11-27: SB p. 83, 1-8 all
  • 2012-11-26: BB p. 136, 2. ABC
    How to fold your DNA model
  • 2012-11-23: NO SCHOOL
  • 2012-11-22: NO SCHOOL
  • 2012-11-21: EXTRA CREDIT: BB p. 136, 1 ACB and 2 ABC
    How to fold your DNA model
  • 2012-11-20: SB p. 79, 10-16 all
  • 2012-11-19: SB p. 76, 1-9 all
  • 2012-11-16: EXTRA CREDIT: BB p. 145, 1-7 all
  • 2012-11-15: SB p. 73, 1-14 all
  • 2012-11-14: SB p. 69, 1-12 all
  • 2012-11-13: No regular homework, cell projects due this Friday. (Build and label a 3-D plant or animal cell model)
  • 2012-11-12: NO SCHOOL
  • 2012-11-09: EXTRA CREDIT: BB p. 109, 1-10 all and BB p. 111, 1-7 all.
  • 2012-11-08: Chapter Study Guide
  • 2012-11-07: SB p. 66, 1-10 all.
  • 2012-11-06: Study your key term flash cards
  • 2012-11-05: SB p. 61, 1-17 all and stdy your flash cards.
  • 2012-11-02: EXTRA CREDIT: BB p. 101 1-3, A and B
  • 2012-11-01: SB p. 61, 1-17 all
  • 2012-10-31: Study your flash cards with an adult.
  • 2012-10-30: SB p. 58, 1-12 all
  • 2012-10-29: BB p. 90 and 91. Draw and label a plant and animal cell
  • 2012-10-24: EXTRA CREDIT: BB p. 95, 1 & 2 all.
  • 2012-10-23: BB p. 90 and 91. Draw and label a plant and animal cell
  • 2012-10-22: SB p. 54, 1-12 all
  • 2012-10-21: BB p. 85, 1-4 A & B only.
  • 2012-10-20: No homework | Classwork: Create a PowerPoint Presentation about plant and animal cells.

  • 2012-10-19: Extra Credit: Use BB p. 90 and 91 to compare and contrast the plant and animal cells. What is the same about them and what is different?
  • 2012-10-18: Benchmark Review: BB p. 29, 31, 543, 545, 591, 593
  • 2012-10-17: Chapter 14 Test: No Homework.
  • 2012-10-16: Chapter 14 Study Guide
  • 2012-10-15: SB p. 279, 1-20
  • 2012-10-19: Extra Credit: Use BB p. 90 and 91 to compare and contrast the plant and animal cells. What is the same about them and what is different?
  • 2012-10-18: Benchmark Review: BB p. 29, 31, 543, 545, 591, 593
  • 2012-10-17: Chapter 14 Test: No Homework.
  • 2012-10-16: Chapter 14 Study Guide
  • 2012-10-15: SB p. 279, 1-20
  • 2012-10-12: EXTRA CREDIT: BB p. 561, choose 6 questions
  • 2012-10-11: BB p. 587, 1-3 all.
  • 2012-10-10: SB p. 273, 1-30 all.
  • 2012-10-09: SB p. 273, 1-30 all.
  • 2012-10-08: BB p. 578, 1-3 A&B
  • 2012-10-05: EXTRA CREDIT: Answer the questions next to the figures on pages: 555, 557, 558, 560, 566, 567.
  • 2012-10-04: BB p. 569, 1.ABC 2. ABC
  • 2012-10-03: SB p. 263, 1-25
  • 2012-10-02: In your Lab book, draw Fig 2, BB p. 554, copy the captions.
  • 2012-10-01: Define 10 of the Key Terms on BB p. 552
  • 2012-09-28: EXTRA CREDIT: BB p. 551, Construct a display showing the complete journey of a red blood cell through the human body.
  • 2012-09-27: Chapter 13 Study Guide all. That means the essay questions too.
  • 2012-09-26: Chicken Wing Dissection Lab, No Homework
  • 2012-09-25: Period 1 & 4: SB p. 259, 1-19 | Period 6: SB p. 260, 5-13
  • 2012-09-24: Draw and Label Figure 24 BB p. 536, and Figure 25 BB p. 537
  • 2012-09-21: EXTRA CREDIT: SB p. 251, 1-22.
  • 2012-09-20: SB p. 256, 1-10
  • 2012-09-19: Draw Figure 12 from BB p. 520, 521 (copy the joint diagrams and the captions)
  • 2012-09-18: SB p. 247, 1-26
  • 2012-09-17: BB p. 517, 2a and 2b
  • 2012-09-14: EXTRA CREDIT: Choose 8 key terms from BB p. 508 and define each term.
  • 2012-09-13: Bring a microscope speciman for tomorrow's microscope lab.
  • 2012-09-12: Microscope Matching Work Sheet (Side A) (Side B) use BB p. 688 for help.
  • 2012-09-11: Chapter 1 Test, NO HOMEWORK
  • 2012-09-10: CH 1 Study Guide. (Chapter 1 Test Tomorrow.)
  • 2012-09-07: EXTRA CREDIT: BB p. 29, 1-10 and BB p. 31, 1-7
  • 2012-09-06: WS p. 30-33
  • 2012-09-05: NONE
  • 2012-09-04: SB p. 26, 1-20 all
  • 2012-09-03: NO SCHOOL
  • 2012-08-31: EXTRA CREDIT: SB p. 22, 1-24
  • 2012-08-30: NONE (Make sure you recorded all your measurements in your lab book.)
  • 2012-08-29: SB p. 22, 1-24 all (Assigned as class work only)
  • 2012-08-28: SB p. 18, 1-15 all
  • 2012-08-27: SB p. 13, 1-18 all
  • 2012-08-24: EXTRA CREDIT: List 10 scientific discoveries. Ask an adult for help if you need help.
  • 2012-08-23: Create a safety symbol Poster with 6-9 symbols. Due Tuesday August 28th.
  • 2012-08-22: Create a safety symbol Poster with 6-9 symbols. Due Tuesday August 28th.
  • 2012-08-21: Review you lab equipment notes and have an adult initial your notes.
  • 2012-08-20: Letter to Mr. Ruiz

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