Homework Assignments



Hot Chocolate Lab

posted Jan 16, 2012, 7:58 AM by Sarah Broda

8th Grade
Students will answer questions about conduction after participating in a lab using heat and chocolate. Due Tuesday, January 17th.

Heat Transfer

posted Jan 10, 2012, 7:57 AM by Sarah Broda

8th Grade
Students will answer questions and draw examples of conduction, convection, and radiation.  Due Thursday, January 12th.

Test on Heredity

posted Jan 9, 2012, 7:59 AM by Sarah Broda

7th Grade
On Friday, January 13th, students will be tested on the following: genes (recessive/dominant), DNA (cytosine, guanine, adenine, thymine), traits, alleles (homozygous/heterozygous), genetic diversity, and genetic mutations.  They have three graphic organizers that will help them review the concepts.

Heredity Review

posted Jan 8, 2012, 9:22 AM by Sarah Broda   [ updated Jan 9, 2012, 7:56 AM ]

7th Grade
Students will review the following: gene, trait, genotype/phenotype, allele, DNA, homozygous/heterozygous alleles, Punnett Square, and the chemicals in a DNA molecule (cytosine, thymine, guanine, adenine) and how they pair. Due Thursday, January 12th.

Ozone Test

posted Jan 4, 2012, 11:25 AM by Sarah Broda

8th Grade
There will be a test on the ozone layer on Friday, January 6th.  Students will need to study their notes and look over their bell work.

Ozone-It's Effects and Depletion

posted Jan 4, 2012, 11:23 AM by Sarah Broda

8th Grade
Students will answer questions about the effects of ozone at ground level and in the stratosphere.  They will also answer questions about the hole in the ozone layer.  Due Friday, January 6th.

Genetic Diversity

posted Dec 13, 2011, 1:16 PM by Sarah Broda   [ updated Dec 16, 2011, 3:02 PM ]

7th Grade
Students will be taking part in a genetic diversity activity involving white-tailed deer.  After the activity, they will pick a common animal or plant and describe several distinct individuals, noting their physical traits.  Due Tuesday, December 20th.

All About White-Tailed Deer

posted Dec 11, 2011, 8:57 AM by Sarah Broda   [ updated Dec 13, 2011, 3:23 PM ]

7th Grade
As preparation for a game that teaches the importance of genetic diversity, students will read an informational sheet entitled "All About White-Tailed Deer".  This must be read on Tuesday evening so the students are prepared for the activity on Wednesday, December 14th.

8th Grade Science Quiz

posted Dec 9, 2011, 8:10 AM by Sarah Broda

8th Grade
There will be a quiz on Tuesday Dec. 13th  on the layers of the atmosphere (major and minor layers).  Students will need to study their Layers of the Atmosphere foldable, and their graphic organizer.

Layers of the Atmosphere

posted Dec 7, 2011, 7:58 AM by Sarah Broda

8th Grade
Students will answer questions about the layers of the atmosphere: temperature, thickness, altitude, pauses, etc.

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