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                                          7th Grade Science


                       Welcome to Seventh Grade Science!

We have an exciting year planned in science. Our studies will take us from the very small to the vastness of space and many areas in between. 

Our second unit is The Human Body. We will begin with the Digestive System.



Assignments: November

 Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

11/3 Eternal Arms Race

Paragraphs assigned

Due 11/7

11/4 Vocabulary in context

baseline assessment

Work on note sheet, link to 

online book below.

11/5 Darwin Books

either a graphic novel or

The Voyage of the Beagle

Work on note sheet, link to

online book below

11/6 Darwin Books

either a graphic novel or

The Voyage of the Beagle

Work on note sheet, link to

online book below

11/7 Harvest mushrooms

Darwin Books

Work on note sheet, link to

online book below

Re-write of Eternal Arms Race 

paragraphs due.

 11/10 No School  11/11 Veteran;s Day

11/12  Continue with Darwin Books

Cells and Heredity guided reading due.

Work on Study Guide

After school study session

11/13 Continue with Darwin Books

Work on study guide



 11/14 Work on books and study guide.

11/17 Study session for end

of unit test

After school study session


11/18  Our Changing Earth

End of unit test

11/19 Limits: What are they? How do they get set?

Things to Ponder Centers

11/2 Limits: What are they? How are they set?

Things to Ponder Centers

 11/21 "Gut Feelings" Radiolab podcast
 11/24 "Holey Cow" Radiolab podcast 11/25 "Holey Cow" Radiolab podcast  11/26 Career Day  11/27 Happy Thanksgiving  11/28 No School


Begin the Digestive System


Ms. Frizzle and the Magic School bus in the Digestive System



 lab TBD


 Lab TBD


Osmosis Lab cont.


 12/8  12/9  12/10  12/11  12/12



Resources: Look here for class notes, articles, and websites.

Class notes Asteroids and Dinosaurs: click here

Class Notes Early Earth - Not a nice place to live!: click here

Intimate Strangers:Tree of Life: movie summary: click here

Interactions, Fungi, and Protists:click here

Oct. 20 Test Study Guide: click here

Completed Study Guide for Oct. 20:  click here

Four Billion Year War video note sheet completed: click here

Completed vocabulary sheet: click here

Eternal Arms Race video notes: click here

For an online edition of Cells and Heredity go to: and use one of these generic logins.

 username:  MansfieldCT10, password: Hunter1, MansfieldCT11, Hunter2, MansfieldCT12, Hunter3, MansfieldCT13, Hunter5

MansfieldCT14, Hunter6

Our Changing Earth Review PPT: click here

Radiolab "Body Limits": click here

Radiolab "Gut Feelings": click here

Radiolab "Holey Cow": click here



Extra Credit: Look here for extra assignments and enrichment opportunities.

See me for directions to Egyptian Origami Birds (Avis Papyrus) lab. Complete the experiments and write up for extra credit.

Like gross stuff? Listen to this podcast on parasites.