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                                 7th Grade Science
 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

                       Welcome to Seventh Grade Science! 

Check this page to see what's happening in class and homework assignments.

In class, we are learning about the fossil record and the story that it tells.  We will then move on to natural selection and adaptation.  

 

 

 





Assignments and Class Activities: September

 Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

                          

 

 

9/1 mystery tubes

9/2

how do scientists 

solve problems

 labor day

9/6

mystery tubes

9/7

finish mystery tubes

9/8

finish mystery tubes  

Design an experiment

 

Warblettes

experiment

9/13

Warblettes

experiment

 

9/14

Warblettes

experiment

9/15

 hand in completed

Warblettes

experiment

9/16  Creat a model of 

our thinking - Why are

there fossils on the top 

of Mout Everst

9/19

Just how long is 

29,029 ft?  

 

9/20

Investigating clues about

our science mystery

9/21

Investigating clues about 

our science mystery

9/22

Investigating clues about 

our science mystery

9/23

science mystery

  9/25

what do we know so far?

9/26

How do scientists

know how old something is?

9/27

How do scientists

know how old something is?

9/28

How do scientists

know how old something is?

 

9/29

thinking about time

sequential vs actual time


                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

 

 

October Activities and Assignments

 

 

10/3

quiz on Mt.

Everest and it's       

Geology today

 

10/4

Archeology            

day

 

10/5 

How do scientists know

how old something is

10/6 How do scientists

know how old something is

10/7   Everest time lines    

Finish entering timeline

words if not done in class.

 


   

 10/10

Columbus Day                 

 10/11        

PD day -

no school                   

 10/12

How big is a   billion?

Introduce a   Journey

 Back in    Time Project

 

 10/13 

How big is a billion?

Introduce a Journey  

Back in Time Project      

 10/14 

in class finish 4 research questions

Finish research if not done in class

10/17

  Internet Safety

presentation

Write first draft of brochure in class          

10/18   

Peer Edit

design brochure                                              

10/19                   What are the common characteristics of all living things?        

10/20 What are the common characteristics of all living things?                                  

10/21

Work on individual Timeline entries

 10/24

All Brochures are due

Note this is a change to allow students more time to finish

 10/25

how are fossils formed

 10/26 The great fossil find  10/27 the great fossil find

 10/28 

catch up day

finish classwork

 10/31

Its All in the Bones

Reading assignment due if not completed in class.

       

   

      

Resources: 


Use in class 9/20 -

Our Dynamic Earth

 

 

Project trig - playing with projection

https://www.brainpop.com/games/projecttrig/

 

Interactive seasons site

Interactive seasons

Build a hand sites

how does the hand work

 hand facts

how does a prosthesis work

Body Challenge site

challenge yourself 

 Bones: 

assemble a skeleton

naming bones practice

parts of a bone

SKIN:

learn about your skin

What do you know about skin

Eggs:  

exploratorium - science of eggs

Cells:  

 cells alive

biology4kids - cells

 

 

 Extra credit:

PBS Nova Evolution Lab

 

Online text book

http://pearsonsuccessnet.com

only 5 people can be logged in on one user id...so I have set up several.  They all follow the same format:y 

      logon id = mmsuser#

       password = password#

 # is a number between 1 and 5   so for example you could logon with mmsuser1/password1 or

mmsuser2/ password2

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 Links for interrelationship study

 info about interrelationships

 info about protists

info about fungi

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 Link for research study

 Pacific Tree Octopus

Links for Bacteria research

 microbe world

biology4kids - microbes

whyfiles

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Link for classification web site

classification

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Link for PBS Evolution Site

 http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/evolution/change/deeptime/index.html

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Link for Lunar eclipse article

http://www.wired.com/2015/09/watch-weekends-total-lunar-eclipse/

 

 

 

 

 
 
 

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