7th Envir. Science

November 30-December 4

posted Nov 29, 2015, 6:08 PM by Erin Duffy   [ updated ]

Book to class Monday & Tuesday

MONDAY - Review biodiversity notes, factors that affect it (Homework: Cloning fun fact!)

TUESDAY - Cloning, story of Taxol pages 106-109 (Homework: "Biodiversity Breakthrough" product brainstorm/search - read assignment!)

WEDNESDAY - Biodiversity Breakthrough activity explanation, examples (Homework: Final selection of product for next class)

THURSDAY / FRIDAY - Meet in Hunter Computer Lab, Biodiversity product research/summary (Homework: finish summary for Monday)

November 23-27

posted Nov 20, 2015, 11:13 AM by Erin Duffy   [ updated Nov 23, 2015, 6:59 AM ]

Book to class Monday & Tuesday

MONDAY - Biodiversity introduction, bean activity page 95 (Homework: Biodiversity in your biome, write 1 statistic)

TUESDAY - The value of biodiversity (Homework: None, have a wonderful holiday!)

WEDNESDAY - FRIDAY - No classes, Thanksgiving holiday

November 16-20

posted Nov 15, 2015, 4:06 AM by Erin Duffy

Book to class Tuesday & Wednesday

MONDAY - Parent conferences, no classes

TUESDAY - Biome presentations continued (Homework: study biome notes from each presentation for a small quiz Thursday/Friday)

WEDNESDAY - Biome presentations finished (Homework: see Tuesday!)

THURSDAY/FRIDAY - Biome quiz, outdoor activity *weather depending (Homework: None)

November 9-13

posted Nov 9, 2015, 3:42 AM by Erin Duffy

No book needed in class this week

MONDAY - Public speaking practice, biome activity work (Homework: Finish note sheet for biome presentation)

TUESDAY - Note sheet printing and lesson practice (Homework: Finish biome activity work)

WEDNESDAY - Parent conferences, no classes (Homework: All Biome activity work due tomorrow!)

THURSDAY/FRIDAY - Biome presentations (Homework: review new biome notes, there will be a small quiz on “biome basics” when all the presentations are finished)

November 2-6

posted Oct 30, 2015, 6:14 AM by Erin Duffy

Book to class Monday & Tuesday

MONDAY - Introduction to Biomes, biome activity (Homework: review information in your textbook on your biome)

TUESDAY - Biome activity work, book research and planning (Homework: list 1 great teaching/lesson plan technique a favorite teacher uses)

WEDNESDAY - Biome research continued, lesson planning meet in Hunter Computer Lab (Homework: biome activity research/work)

THURSDAY/FRIDAY - Biome activity work in Hunter Computer Lab (Homework: finishing touches on biome activity work, teaching starts Tuesday!)

October 26-30

posted Oct 27, 2015, 6:54 AM by Erin Duffy

Book to class Tuesday and Wednesday

MONDAY - Eco-cartoon sharing, old book “evolution” reading pages 76-78 (Homework: Book to class Tuesday)

TUESDAY - Introduction to Energy in the ecosystem pages 42-47 (Homework: Finish front page of Feeding/Energy note sheet)

WEDNESDAY - Finish and review Energy/Feeding in the ecosystem, pages 42-47 (Homework: Review new notes)

THURSDAY/FRIDAY - Class activity *outdoors, weather depending (Homework: None...Happy Halloween!)

October 19-23

posted Oct 16, 2015, 9:39 AM by Erin Duffy   [ updated Oct 16, 2015, 9:39 AM ]

Book to class Monday & Tuesday.

MONDAY - Review vocabulary, predator/prey interactions (Homework: Study for vocabulary quiz on Wednesday)

TUESDAY - Wilderness Interactions/vocabulary review worksheet (Homework: Study for vocabulary quiz on Wednesday)

WEDNESDAY - Vocabulary quiz, introduce Eco-cartoon activity (Homework: brainstorm cartoon ideas)

THURSDAY *all classes meet - Eco-cartoon activity (Homework: Finish cartoon/description if more time is needed)

FRIDAY - Faculty in-service day, no classes

October 12-16

posted Oct 9, 2015, 10:03 AM by Erin Duffy   [ updated Oct 14, 2015, 8:39 AM ]

Book to class Tuesday & Wednesday

MONDAY - No school, Columbus Day!

TUESDAY - Desert skit, Nature interactions introduction (Homework: Read page 26, define competition in your notes and explain how it can be both good/bad for an ecosystem)

WEDNESDAY - Competition discussion, niche (Homework: Read pages 27-31, define the 6 bold terms listed below on your new flashcards...due Monday!)

THURSDAY/FRIDAY - 4 flashcards, outdoor activity *weather depending (Homework: see Wednesday)


October 5-9

posted Oct 2, 2015, 12:32 PM by Erin Duffy

Book to class Tuesday-Friday

MONDAY - Vocabulary review, flashcards (Homework: Finish/review flashcards)

TUESDAY - Population studies, pages 13-15 (Homework: Define 4 terms page 16)

WEDNESDAY - Review terms, turtle activity (Homework: Finish and review activity questions)

THURSDAY/FRIDAY - Population studies pages 18-20, outdoor game (Homework: None, enjoy the long weekend!)

September 28 - October 2

posted Sep 25, 2015, 12:35 PM by Erin Duffy

Book to class Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday/Friday.

MONDAY - Experiment work presentations/discussion (Homework: Book to class Tuesday!)

TUESDAY - Finish experiment work presentations/discussion, environmental basics (Homework: Complete bottom front of notes on habitats)

WEDNESDAY - Review habitat, environmental brainstorm activity (Homework: finish reading pages 9-11 and define vocabulary terms in notes)

THURSDAY/FRIDAY - Review/discuss new notes, outdoor walk/activity (Homework: Review the week’s notes)

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