Life-Science Assignments


  • 2011-05-27: Minimum Day Fetal Pig Dissection Lab
    Extra Credit:
  • 2011-05-26: Minimum Day Fetal Pig Dissection Lab
  • 2011-05-25: Fetal Pig Introduction
  • 2011-05-24: Chapter 16 Test
  • 2011-05-23: Chapter 16 Study Guide
  • 2011-05-20: Eye Dissection Lab
    Extra Credit:
  • 2011-05-19: SB p. 314, 1-14 all, or BB p. 663 1-4 all
  • 2011-05-18: Minimum Day
  • 2011-05-17: SB p. 310, 1-25 all, or BB p. 655 1-3 all
  • 2011-05-16: SB p 305 1-17 all, or BB. p. 645 1-3 all
  • 2011-05-13: Chapter 15 test
    Extra Credit: BB p. 625 Communicating (make a commercial)
  • 2011-05-12: Chapter 15 Study Guide all.
  • 2011-05-11: Alcohol and Other Drugs. SB p. 300. 1-23 all. BB. Skills Activity p. 625
  • 2011-05-10: Video about smell, taste, and touch. SB p. 297, 1-9 all.
  • 2011-05-09: Video about the ear. SB p. 292, 1-15 all. Draw and lable figure 15 BB p. 619
  • 2011-05-06: Video about the eye. SB p. 292, 1-10 all
    Extra Credit: BB p. 620, 1 a,b,c
  • 2011-05-05: Draw, lable, and COLOR figure 11 (eye) p. 615
  • 2011-05-04: Summarize Chapter 15-2, share it with an adult, and have him or her sign it.
  • 2011-05-03: SB p.283, 1-15 all
  • 2011-05-02: BB p.604, 1-3 "a" and "b" only
  • 2011-04-29: NO SCHOOL
    Extra Credit:
  • 2011-04-28: NO SCHOOL
  • 2011-04-27: NO SCHOOL
  • 2011-04-26: NO SCHOOL
  • 2011-04-25: NO SCHOOL
  • 2011-04-22: NO SCHOOL
    Extra Credit:
  • 2011-04-21: Chapter 14 Test
  • 2011-04-20: Handout Study Guide
  • 2011-04-19: BB Study Guide
  • 2011-04-18: PowerPoint Presentations, SB p. 278, 1-20 all.
  • 2011-04-15: STAR Testing, Math: Class work: 14-4 Review, PowerPoint Presentations
    Extra Credit:
  • 2011-04-14: STAR Testing, Math: Classwork: 14-3 Review Gallery Walk
  • 2011-04-13: STAR Testing, Language Arts: Class work: 14-2 Review What am I?
  • 2011-04-12: STAR Testing, Language Arts: Class work: 14-1 Review "Find the Fib"
  • 2011-04-11: 14-4 Cardiovascular and Respiratory Diseases
  • 2011-04-08: Heart Dissection Lab
    Extra Credit: Draw, label, Color, and Copy the caption for Figure 5 on BB p.557 (Only draw the 2 loop system)
  • 2011-04-07: The Respiratory System Video and SB p.272, 1-30 all
  • 2011-04-06: 14-3 The Respiratory System, read and discuss. BB p. 578 1-3 a&b.
  • 2011-04-05: Blood Video, SB p. 268 1-21 all
  • 2011-04-04: 14-2 Blood and Lymph, read and discuss
  • 2011-04-01: 14-1 The Body's Transportation System, Video, SB p. 1-25
    Extra Credit: Complete SB 1-25 all
  • 2011-03-31: 14-1 The Body's Transportation System, Fact Sheet
  • 2011-03-30: Chapter 13 Test
  • 2011-03-29: Chapter 13 Study Guide
  • 2011-03-28: BB p.543-545 On page 544 only select 5 "Thinking Critically" questions to answer in a complete sentence.
  • 2011-03-25: Chicken Wing Dissection Lab
    Extra Credit: Writing in Science BB p. 517
  • 2011-03-24: Lever Lab
  • 2011-03-23: Draw and Label Figures 22, 24, 25, and 26 (levers only)
  • 2011-03-22: 13-4 Machines and the body, BBp. 532, SB p.258, 1-19 all.
  • 2011-03-21: Video, SB p. 250, 1-10 all; SB p. 255, 1-22 all
  • 2011-03-18: 13-2 continued
    Extra Credit: BB p. 525 1-3 all
  • 2011-03-17: 13-2 The Skeletal System, Team Teach (song, poster, summaries, notes, drawings, model/s, flash cards, oral repot, game, advertisement) Followed by a quiz. SB p. 250, 1-22.
  • 2011-03-16: Organ Systems Video, SB p. 244, 1-26.
  • 2011-03-15: 13-1 Organ Systems and Homeostasis: BB p. 508, Discuss systems with an adult and get his/her initials.
  • 2011-03-14: 3rd Quarter Benchmark

  • 2011-03-11: Chapter 12 Test
    Extra Credit: p. 499, 1-8 all
  • 2011-03-10: Chapter 12 Study Guide and SB p. 240, 1-24
  • 2011-03-09: Study for Chapter 12 Test and Benchmark BB p. 496, 446, 400, 352...
  • 2011-03-08: Mammals, BB p. 494, 1-2 all
  • 2011-03-07: Birds, SB p. 236 1-19, Drawing of the 3 differnt chambered hearts
  • 2011-03-04: Reptiles SB p. 231, 1-20 all.
    Extra Credit: BB p. 479, 1-3 all
  • 2011-03-03: Amphibians SB p. 227 1-11 all.
  • 2011-03-02: SB p. 223, 1-17 all, Draw Lable Fig. 12, p. 467
  • 2011-03-01: SB p. 219, 1-17 all
  • 2011-02-28: Define the key terms for section 12-1.
  • 2011-02-25: Class work: Chapter 11 Test. Extra Credit: Writing in Science, BB p.445
  • 2011-02-24: Sea Star Lab, Sea Star Anatomy, Dissection Guide
  • 2011-02-23: Chapter 11 Study Guide all.
  • 2011-02-22: Draw, color, lable fig 30 with key concepts. SB p. 216 1-6 all
  • 2011-02-21: NO SCHOOL
  • 2011-02-18: NO SCHOOL
  • 2011-02-17: NO SCHOOL
  • 2011-02-16: Arthropods, BB p. 434-441. SB p. 210, 1-15 all. Extra Credit: At-Home Activity p. 441: Keep a Record make drawings or take pictures. Pictures can be sent as attachments to eruiz@turlock.k12.ca.us.
  • 2011-02-15: Arthropods, BB p. 434-441. Design an Arthropod, draw, color,and lable the parts.
  • 2011-02-14: Worm Dissection Lab
  • 2011-02-11: Classwork: Invetebrate Video and Questions. Extra Credit: BB p. 432, 1-4 all.
  • 2011-02-10: Read BB p. 430-432. SB p. 203, 1-30 all.
  • 2011-02-09: BB p. 424-429. Draw, Lable, Color, Figure 17: Write the four key concepts about worms on the back of the paper.
  • 2011-02-08: SB p. 194-201.
  • 2011-02-07: Sponge Lab
  • Class Work: Draw, Label, Color Figure 8 and 9 (p. 418-19). Copy the 2 Key Concepts on the back of your Paper.
    Extra Credit: BB p. 423, 1-3
  • 2011-02-03: Draw, Label, Color Figure 1 (p. 411). Copy the 4 Key Concepts on the back of your Paper.
  • 2011-02-02: Chapter 10 Test
  • 2011-02-01: Chapter 10 Study Guide
  • 2011-01-31: Plant Lab
  • Extra Credit: Compare and contrast two types of plant using a Venn Diagram, or bring a plant to school on Monday. Class Work: Plant Video
  • 2011-01-27: 10-5, SB p. 188, 1-19 all
  • 2011-01-26: 10-5, Draw, Label, Color figure 24, 26, or 29 and explain it to your group.
  • 2011-01-25: 10-4, SB p. 184, 1-26 all
  • 2011-01-24: 10-3, Draw and Label figure 11 or 13: SB p. 181, 1-17 all
  • Extra Credit: BB p. SB p. 173, 1-24. Class Work: 10-3 SB p. 180, 1-17 all.
  • 2011-01-120: 10-2 SB p. 176, 1-18 all.
  • 2011-01-19: 10-1 Brochure
  • 2011-01-18: Chapter 9 Test
  • 2011-01-17: NO SCHOOL
  • Extra Credit: BB p. 353 1-17 all. Class Work: Microscope Lab
  • 2011-01-13: Chapter 9 Study Guide
  • 2011-01-12: Science Video, 5 Questions
  • 2011-01-11: SB p. 167, 1-19 all
  • 2011-01-10: SB p. 162, 1-20 all
  • Extra Credit: BB p. 325 at home activity.
  • 2011-01-06: SB p. 153, 1-24 all
  • 2011-01-05: Benchmark #2
  • 2011-01-04: None
  • 2011-01-03: BB p. 301 and 303

  • Extra Credit: SB p. 148 Target Reading Skills - Class work: SB p. 149, 1-14 all
  • 2010-12-09: SB p. 144, 1-9 all
  • 2010-12-08: SB p. 140, 1-14 all
  • 2010-12-07: 3 checkpoint questions from BB p 272-277 and Question 1a, 1b, and 1c
  • 2010-12-06: None
  • Extra Credit: Draw the rock cycle on a poster: See p. 271 or use the internet for examples.
  • 2010-12-09: Chapter 7 Study Guide
  • 2010-12-08: SB p. p 125-131
  • 2010-12-07: SB p. p 125-131
  • 2010-12-06: Read Textbook p. 248-254
  • Extra Credit: BB p. 240 At-Home Activity. (Make sure you have a written explanation) Bring your tracks in on a paper plate if you can or take a picture of your work.
  • 2010-12-02: CLASS WORK: 7-2 Evidence of Evolution; SB p. 115, 1-18 all.
  • 2010-12-01: Read Textbook p. 234-240
  • 2010-11-30: 7-1 Darwin's Theory, SB p. 111, 1-19 all.
  • 2010-11-29: Dog evolution video and worksheet
  • Extra Credit:Chapter 6 Test
  • 2010-11-18: Chapter 6 Study Guide
  • 2010-11-17: Chapter 6 Review; Checkpoint/Review questions
  • 2010-11-16: Genetics Video
  • 2010-11-15: Note Taking Study Guide p. 109, 1-12 all
  • Extra Credit: Human Genetic Disorders:
  • 2010-11-11: Vetarans' Day: No School
  • 2010-11-10: Human Inheritance:
  • 2010-11-09: Science Lab: DNA Extraction
  • 2010-11-08: Chapter 6 Vocabulary
  • Extra Credit: BB p. 185, 11-15. Classwork: Chapter 5 Test
  • 2010-11-04: Chapter 5 Study Guide
  • 2010-11-03: BB. p. 183 1-10, 185 1-8: (complete classwork)SB p. 96, 1-17 all
  • 2010-11-02: Read BB p. 175-181
  • 2010-11-01: SB p. 93 1-11 all
  • Extra Credit: SB p. 89, 1-16 Chapter 5 Key Terms
  • 2010-10-28: None
  • 2010-10-27: None
  • 2010-10-26: Cell Model Due Mendel's Work, SB p. 85; 1-18
  • 2010-10-25: Work on three dimensional cell model.
  • Extra Credit: BB p. 145 1-8 Classwork: SB p. 82; 1-8.
  • 2010-10-21: SB p. 74; 1-14Work on building your three dimentional cell model, due 10/26.
  • 2010-10-20: 1st Quarter Benchmark, No Homework
  • 2010-10-19: Cell Division SB p. 76; 1-16
  • 2010-10-18: Photosynthesis SB p. 68; 1-12

  • Extra Credit: BB p. 122; 1-2 all.
  • 2010-10-14: Work on building your three dimentional cell model.
  • 2010-10-13: Study Chapter 3 Key Terms
  • 2010-10-12: The Cell in Its Environment: BB p. 107, 1-3 b only.
  • 2010-10-11: Chemical Compunds in cells: SB p. 61-64.
  • Extra Credit: Study the organelles inside a cell for at least 30 minutes using these online games and get a parent signature or do 1-4 on page 95 of the textbook.
  • 2010-10-05: Looking Inside Cells: SB p. 58-60; 1-12
  • 2010-10-04: Looking Inside Cells: Read Textbook p. 88-95
  • 2010-10-05: Discovering Cells: SB p. 54-56
  • 2010-10-04: Discovering Cells: Read Textbook p. 80-85
  • Extra Credit: Textbook p.85; 1-4.
  • 2010-09-30: Textbook p. 73; 1-8 all.
  • 2010-09-29: Chapter 2 Study Guide
  • 2010-09-28: Reading and Note Taking Guide p. 49-52
  • 2010-09-27: Review Chapter 2 Key Terms
  • Extra Credit: Textbook p. 57 Analyzing Data, 1-3
  • 2010-09-23: Read textbook p. 70
  • 2010-09-22: Read textbook p. 65-69
  • 2010-09-21: Read textbook p. 62-64
  • 2010-09-20: Read textbook p. 52-60
  • Extra Credit: At home activity textbook p.50
  • 2010-09-16: Read textbook p.46-45
  • 2010-09-15: Reading and Note Taking Guide p. 31-37
  • 2010-09-14: Preview chapter 2 pages 32-73. Focus on the key terms, figures and, captions.
  • 2010-09-13: Read textbook p. 38-44
  • Extra Credit: Observing Worksheet p.7
  • 2010-09-09: Test A/Study Guide
  • 2010-09-08: No Homework , Chapter 1 Test Friday Sept. 10th
  • 2010-09-07: Microscope Lab, No Homework
  • 2010-09-06: Labor Day, No School
  • Extra Credit: Textbook p. 30; 11-17 all
  • 2010-09-02: Microscope Worksheets
  • 2010-09-01: Text book p.29; 1-10 all
  • 2010-08-31: Measurement Worksheets p.30-33
  • 2010-08-30: Poster and Crossword Puzzle due 8/31.
  • Extra Credit: Online Diagnostic Test
  • 2010-08-26: Safety Symbol Poster Contest: Create a title, choose 9 saftey symbols to draw, lable, and briefly describe.
  • 2010-08-25: Study the information in chaper 1.
  • 2010-08-24: Reading and Note Taking Guide p. 26-28
  • 2010-08-23: Worksheet p. 21 Skip 3,4, and 5
  • Extra Credit: p. 12 or 17 At-Home Activity, plus parent signature
  • 2010-08-19: Handout p. 18
  • 2010-08-18: Reading and Note Taking Guide p. 12-15