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Homework and Test information will be found here.

Week of 4/29/2019- 5/03/2019.
Monday 4/29. Read class text on the social behavior of Animals.

Tuesday 4/30. Complete Test Review sheet

Wednesday 5/01. Study for Test on Thursday 5/02.

 Thursday 5/02. TEST.

Friday 5/03. No homework.
Week of 4/15/2019- 4/19/2019.
Monday 4/15. Group Presentations begin.

Tuesday 4/16. Group presentations continue.

Wednesday 4/17. Study for test after the Easter break.
Week of 4/08/2019- 4/12/2019.

Monday 4/08.No homework.

Tuesday 4/09. Read class text on the diversity of the Animal Kingdom.

Wednesday 04/10. Work in groups of three and begin research on one of the five main groups of vertebrates.

Thursday 4/11. Continue the research.

Friday 4/12. No homework

Week of 4/01/2019- 4/05/2019.

Monday 4/01. No homework.

Tuesday 4/02. Write a detailed description of how plants obtain and use energy.

Wednesday 4/03. Use a diagram to explain how flowering plants reproduce. 

Thursday 4/04. Study for test on Friday 4/05.

Friday 4/05. TEST.

 Week of 3/25/2019- 3/29/2019.

Monday 3/25. No school.Study for test on Thursday 3/28.

Tuesday 3/26. Homework. Continue work on the posters.

Wednesday 3/27. Study for test on Thursday 3/28.

Thursday 3/28. TEST. Topics to be tested: The characteristics of plants, Structure and function in plants, Classification of plants.
Pharmaceuticals and plants.( pages 108-117)

Friday 3/29. No homework.

Week of 3/18/2019- 3/22/2019.
Monday 3/18. No homework.
Tuesday 3/19. Read about seedless nonvascular plants and seedless vascular plants. ( pages 112-113).
Wednesday. Continue to assemble information for their poster presentation .
Thursday 3/20. Finish posters. 
Friday 3/21. First set of poster presentations. Use the weekend to finalize work on the posters.
Week of 3/11/2019- 3/15/2019.
Monday 3/11. Read more about how protists grow and reproduce.
Tuesday 3/12. Read about the different types of fungi.(Zygote, Sac and Club fungi).
Wednesday 3/13. First day of group presentations. 
Thursday 3/14. Final day of presentations.
Friday 3/15. Complete the Visual Summary and Lesson Review (pages 104-105) in the workbook.

Week of 03/04/2019- 03/08/2019.

Monday through Wednesday students will work on their STEM fair projects.
Friday 03/08. Continue to work on their presentations of microorganisms( bacteria, viruses, protists, archaea) .

Week of 02/25/2019- 03/01/2019.

Monday 02/25. No homework.

Tuesday 02/26. Homework. Draw a diagram to show how bacteria reproduce. ( Binary Fission).

Wednesday 02/27. Homework. Write a paragraph that explains the LYTIC CYCLE of viruses.

Thursday 02/ 28. Study for Chapter test. 

Friday 03/01. TEST. 

Week of 02/11/2019- 02/15/2019.

Monday 02/11. Research the work of scientist Carolus Linnaeus and the eight-level system of classification.

Tuesday 02/12. No homework.

Wednesday 02/13. Homework. Choose any organism and place it in the eight-level classification system.

Thursday 02/14. Homework. Develop a Dichotomous Key using six (6) organisms.

Friday 02/15. Assignment: Continue working on your STEM Fair Project.
Week of 01/21/2019-01/25/2019.

Monday 01/21. Martin Luther King Day- No school.

Tuesday 01/22. Homework. Research an unused body structure of a particular organism. Compare the part in its current form with its form and function in the organism's ancestors. 

Wednesday 01/23. No homework.

Thursday 01/24. Research the idea that whales and dolphins evolved from a common ancestor.

Friday 01/25.No homework.

 Week of 01/14/2019- 01/18/2019

Monday 01/14.Homework. Summarize the parts of the "natural selection " process.

Tuesday 01/15. No homework. 

Wednesday 01/16. Homework. Research and draw what a fossil of a carnivore.

Thursday 01/17. No homework.

Friday 01/18. Homework. Research a breed of dog with emphasis on the traits that make this breed desirable.
Week of 12/17/2018 - 12/21/2018.
Monday 12/17. No homework.
Tuesday 12/18. How does Biotechnology impacts our world?
Wednesday 12/19. Homework . Answer the questions on page 161 to 165. 
Thursday 12/20. Working in groups of three, research one of the following topics : (a) What is biotechnology? (b) Artificial selection (c) Genetic engineering (d) Cloning (e) How does biotechnology impact our world.
Groups will be presenting their findings on January 4, 2019.
Friday 12/21. School closes for the Christmas holidays.

Week of 12/10/2018- 12/14/2018.

Monday 12/10. No homework.

Tuesday 12/11. Homework. Choose one of five topics to research and make a poster to present.( Groups of three students will work on this assignment). 

Wednesday 12/12.Homework. Continue with research and poster presentation.

Thursday 12/13.No homework.

Friday 12/14. Read pages 154-155 to find out how DNA and RNA help to build proteins. 

Week of 12/03/2018- 12/07/2018.

Monday 12/03. No homework.

Tuesday 12/04. Homework.Complete the worksheet on Pedigree. 

Wednesday 12/05. Homework. Research a population of animals that have been part of a captive breeding program. Write a report/ or make a poster on what was or is being done to save these animals from extinction.

Thursday 12/06. Homework. Study for quiz on Punnet Squares and Pedigrees. ( Quiz will be on Tuesday December 11, 2018.

Friday 12/07. Early dismissal.

Week of 11/26/2018- 11/30/2018.

Monday 11/26. No homework.

Tuesday 11/27. Homework. Research a genetic disorder in humans and explain what causes it.

Wednesday 11/28. Homework . Continue to work on the "Roller Coaster Project".

Thursday 11/29. Study for quiz on Heredity.

Friday 11/30. No homework. 

Week of 10/29/2018- 11/02/2018.
Individual presentation of topics on cell processes
Monday 10/29:    Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration.
   Tuesday 10/30 :  Active Transport  and Mitosis.                      Wednesday 10/31.  Meiosis and Comparing Mitosis and Meiosis.
     Friday 11/02:   Homework- Read and answer questions on                               pages 56-61 of the class workbook. Study                               for quiz based on Lesson 5 ( Homeostasis                                 and Cell Processes).                                  

Week of 11/05/2018- 11/09/2018. 

Monday 11/05. Study for Test on Unit 1.

Tuesday 11/06. TEST on Unit 1. 

Wednesday 11/07. No Homework.

Thursday 11/08. Homework. Draw a labelled diagram showing the phases of mitosis.

Friday 11/09. Homework. Use your diagram to outline what happens in each phase of mitosis (Written work)

Week of 11/12/2018- 11/16/2018.

Monday 11/12: Veterans Day.

Tuesday 11/13: Phases of Mitosis (pages 92-97). Homework Answer questions 1-11 on page 99.

Wednesday 11/14 : Homework read Lesson 2 : Meiosis.

Thursday 11/15 : Class discussion on the phases of Meiosis. Homework. Complete worksheet on meiosis.

Friday 11/16 : Homework . Answer the lesson 2 Review questions 1-10 on page 109.

Week of 11/19/2018- 11/23/2018.

Monday 11/19. Homework. Write the procedure you used to see how yeast can reproduce asexually.

Tuesday 11/20.Homework. Read the section on odd reproduction, page 117 and answer questions 10,11 and 12.

Wednesday 11/21. Homework. Lesson Review. Answer questions 1-10 on page 121 of the workbook.

Thursday 11/22. Thanksgiving Day.

Friday 11/23. Thanksgiving Holiday.