Science

Welcome to 7th Grade Science With Mr. Bauer

For all online assignments and course documents from Mr. Bauer, please visit Google Classroom.

Contact Information for Mr. Bauer

Email: dbauer@frsdk12.org (Preferred Method of Contact)

Phone: 724-327-5456 x 2203

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Tentative Weekly Schedules...

Week of March 2nd

Monday

  • Learning Target: I can estimate the size of a population using the random sampling technique.
  • Homework: Mark and Recapture Lab Due Tomorrow

Tuesday

  • Learning Target: I can explore how changes in a population can affect an ecosystem.
  • Homework: Random Sampling Lab Due Tomorrow

Wednesday

  • Learning Target: I can explore energy flow within an ecosystem.
  • Homework: None

Thursday

  • Learning Target:
  • Homework:

Friday

  • Learning Target: TBD
  • Homework: None

Week of February 24th

Monday

  • Learning Target: I can participate in a review to prepare for the quiz.
  • Homework: Giraffe Poster Due Tuesday / Natural Selection and Adaptation Quiz Tuesday

Tuesday

  • Learning Target: I can demonstrate my understanding of natural selection and adaptation on the quiz.
  • Homework: None

Wednesday

  • Learning Target: I can explore the ecological levels of organization.
  • Homework: Ecology Webquest due Tomorrow

Thursday

  • Learning Target: I can explore how ecologists would estimate the size of a population.
  • Homework: Population Studies Worksheet Due Tomorrow

Friday

  • Learning Target: I can estimate the size of a population using the mark and recapture technique.
  • Homework: Mark and Recapture Lab Due Tuesday.

Week of February 17th

Monday

  • Learning Target: I can create adaptations to help a giraffe to adapt to a new environment.
  • Homework: Giraffe Poster Due Tuesday

Tuesday

  • Learning Target: I can create adaptations to help a giraffe to adapt to a new environment.
  • Homework: Giraffe Poster Due Tuesday

Wednesday

  • Learning Target: I can create adaptations to help a giraffe to adapt to a new environment.
  • Homework: Giraffe Poster Due Tuesday

Thursday

  • Learning Target: I can explain examples of natural selection and how they helped the species to survive.
  • Homework: Giraffe Poster Due Tuesday / Natural Selection and Adaptation Quiz Tuesday

Friday

  • Learning Target: I can self assess my preparedness for the natural selection and adaptation quiz.
  • Homework: Giraffe Poster Due Tuesday / Natural Selection and Adaptation Quiz Tuesday

Week of February 10th

Monday

  • Learning Target: I can explore how the peppered moth adapted to an environmental change.
  • Homework: Beaks Lab Due Tuesday

Tuesday

  • Learning Target: I can explore how various adaptations increase an organism's survival.
  • Homework: Beaks Lab Due

Wednesday

  • Learning Target: I can explore the various factors that affect Natural Selection.
  • Homework: None

Thursday

  • Learning Target: I can explain how natural selection could affect species in various examples.
  • Homework: None

Friday

  • Learning Target: I can analyze the adaptations that a giraffe has to survive in the Savannah.
  • Homework: None

Week of February 3rd

Monday

  • Learning Target: I can explore the everyday and scientific definitions of adaptation.
  • Homework: None

Tuesday

  • Learning Target: I can explore the everyday and scientific definitions of adaptation.
  • Homework: None

Wednesday

  • Learning Target: I can conduct a lab to explore how adaptations can increase survival.
  • Homework: Beaks Lab Due Tuesday

Thursday

  • Learning Target: I can analyze data to draw conclusions about the lab.
  • Homework: Beaks Lab Due Tuesday

Friday

  • Snow Day

Week of January 27th

Monday

  • Learning Target: I can explain Mendel's laws of genetics.
  • Homework: Taste Test Lab Due Tuesday

Tuesday

  • Learning Target: I can utilize Punnett Squares to predict the traits of offspring.
  • Homework: Study for Genetics and Punnett Squares Quiz- Friday 1/31- Pages 27,28,29

Wednesday

  • Learning Target: I can utilize Punnett Squares to predict the traits of offspring.
  • Homework: Study for Genetics and Punnett Squares Quiz- Friday 1/31- Pages 27,28,29

Thursday

  • Learning Target: I can prepare for the quiz by participating in a review.
  • Homework: Study for Genetics and Punnett Squares Quiz- Friday 1/31- Pages 27,28,29

Friday

  • Learning Target: I can demonstrate my understanding of genetics and punnett squares on the quiz.
  • Homework: Alien Genetics Due Monday.

Week of January 20th

Monday

  • NO SCHOOL - Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Tuesday

  • NO SCHOOL

Wednesday

  • Learning Target: I can participate in the Project Alert Lesson.
  • Homework: None

Thursday

  • Learning Target: I can analyze data to draw conclusions about the taste test lab.
  • Homework: Taste Test Lab due Tuesday 1/28

Friday

  • Learning Target: I can write a claim, evidence, reasoning conclusion for the lab.
  • Homework: Taste Test Lab due Tuesday 1/28

Week of January 13th

Monday

  • Learning Target: I can utilize punnett squares to predict the traits of offspring.
  • Homework: Punnett Square W.S. Due Wednesday

Tuesday

  • NHD

Wednesday

  • Learning Target: I can develop a procedure and hypothesis for the taste test lab.
  • Homework: Pre-Lab due Thursday

Thursday

  • Learning Target: I can conduct a lab to determine if recessive or dominant alleles occur most often.
  • Homework: None

Friday

  • Learning Target: I can analyze the lab data to determine if recessive or dominant alleles occur most often.
  • Homework: None

Week of January 6th

Monday

  • Learning Target: I can explore various DNA information and technologies.
  • Homework: None

Tuesday

  • Learning Target: I can predict the traits of offspring.
  • Homework: None

Wednesday

  • Learning Target: I can explore Mendel's experiments and how they apply to genetics.
  • Homework: None

Thursday

  • Learning Target: I can explore how dominant and recessive alleles affect traits.
  • Homework: None

Friday

  • Learning Target: I can explore the greatest discoveries in the field of genetics.
  • Homework: None

Week of December 16th

Monday

  • Learning Target: I can review the cell cycle and DNA.
  • Homework: Study for Cell Cycle and DNA quiz - Thursday 12/19 - Pages 20,21,23

Tuesday

  • Learning Target: I can self-assess my preparedness for the quiz by taking a practice assessment.
  • Homework: Study for Cell Cycle and DNA quiz - Thursday 12/19 - Pages 20,21,23

Wednesday -

  • Learning Target: I can prepare for the quiz by participating in a review activity.
  • Homework:Study for Cell Cycle and DNA quiz - Thursday 12/19 - Pages 20,21,23

Thursday

  • Learning Target: I can demonstrate my understanding of the cell cycle and DNA on the quiz.
  • Homework: Bring Supplies for Castle House Activity

Friday

  • Learning Target: I can participate in a Castle House team-building activity.
  • Homework: HAVE A GREAT BREAK!!!!!

Week of December 9th

Monday

  • Learning Target: I can observe cells in the cell cycle using a microscope
  • Homework: Cell Cycle Lab Due Thursday

Tuesday

  • Learning Target: I can explore stem cells and their various uses.
  • Homework: Cell Cycle Lab Due Thursday / STEM CELL Reading due Tomorrow

Wednesday -

  • Learning Target: I can explore specialized cells and their functions in the body.
  • Homework: Cell Cycle Lab Due Thursday

Thursday

  • Learning Target: I can explain the basic structure and function of DNA.
  • Homework: Study for Cell Cycle and DNA quiz - Thursday 12/19 - Pages 20,21,23

Friday

  • Learning Target: I can describe the key players and events in DNA replication.
  • Homework: Study for Cell Cycle and DNA quiz - Thursday 12/19 - Pages 20,21,23

Week of December 2nd

Monday

  • No School

Tuesday

  • Learning Target:I can review the parts and functions of a cell.
  • Homework: None

Wednesday -

  • Learning Target:I can explore the cell cycle and why cells divide.
  • Homework: None

Thursday

  • Learning Target:I can explore the stages of the cell cycle and the key events of each stage.
  • Homework: None

Friday

  • Learning Target:I can explore the cell cycle and cell division.
  • Homework: None

Week of November 25th

Monday

  • Learning Target:I can explore how cells relate to the immune system and various diseases.
  • Homework: Cell Analogy Project Due Tomorrow

Tuesday

  • Learning Target:I can explore the scientific method by analyzing experiments.
  • Homework: None

Wednesday -

  • No School

Thursday

  • THANKSGIVING - No School

Friday

  • No School

Week of November 18th

Monday

  • Learning Target: I can explore how the parts of a cell relate to the parts of a school.
  • Homework: Cell Analogy Brainstorming Due Tomorrow

Tuesday

  • Learning Target: I can create an analogy to compare a cell to something else.
  • Homework: Cell Analogy Planning Sheet due End of Tomorrow

Wednesday -

  • Learning Target: I can create an analogy to compare a cell to something else.
  • Homework: None

Thursday

  • Learning Target: I can create an analogy to compare a cell to something else.
  • Homework: Cell Analogy Project Due Tuesday 11/26

Friday

  • Learning Target: I can explore how the human body and its cells respond to survive.
  • Homework: Cell Analogy Project Due Tuesday 11/26

Week of November 11th

Monday

  • No School - Veterans Day

Tuesday

  • No School

Wednesday -

  • Learning Target: I can prepare for the assessment by participating in a review.
  • Homework: Study for Cells Quiz - Thursday 11/4 - Pages 16, 17, and 18 in Notebook

Thursday

  • Learning Target:I can demonstrate my understanding of plant and animal cells on the assessment.
  • Homework: None

Friday

  • Learning Target:I can explore the chemical reactions of photosynthesis and cellular respiration.
  • Homework: None

Week of November 4th

Monday

  • Learning Target: I can explore plant and animal cells
  • Homework: Review Cell Notes , What's in a Cell poster due tomorrow

Tuesday

  • Learning Target: I can compare and contrast plant and animal cells.
  • Homework: Animal Cells reading due tomorrow

Wednesday -

  • Learning Target: I can explore photosynthesis and plant cells.
  • Homework: Finish web-quest if not completed in class.

Thursday

  • Learning Target:I can explore photosynthesis and plant cells.
  • Homework: Study for Cells Quiz - Thursday 11/4 - Pages 16, 17, and 18 in Notebook

Friday

  • Learning Target:I can self-assess my understanding of cells to prepare for the quiz.
  • Homework: Study for Cells Quiz - Thursday 11/4 - Pages 16, 17, and 18 in Notebook

Week of October 28th

Monday

  • Learning Target: I can create a cell based on the 6 characteristics of life.
  • Homework: None

Tuesday

  • Learning Target: I can create a cell based on the 6 characteristics of life.
  • Homework: Individual What's in a cell paper due tomorrow

Wednesday

  • Learning Target: I can combine characteristics to create a cell for our group.
  • Homework: What's in a Cell poster due Tuesday 11/5

Thursday

  • Learning Target: I can combine characteristics to create a cell for our group.
  • Homework: What's in a Cell poster due Tuesday 11/5

Friday

  • Learning Target: I can explore the scientific method by observing and evaluating experiments.
  • Homework: What's in a Cell poster due Tuesday 11/5

Week of October 21st

Monday

  • Learning Target: I can create a dichotomous key to classify a group of creatures.
  • Homework: Creatures Classification due Thursday

Tuesday

  • Learning Target: I can create a dichotomous key to classify a group of creatures.
  • Homework: Creatures Classification due Thursday

Wednesday - End of 1st 9 weeks

  • Learning Target: I can create a dichotomous key to classify a group of creatures.
  • Homework: Creatures Classification due Thursday

Thursday

  • Learning Target:I can explore plant and animal cells.
  • Homework: None

Friday

  • NO SCHOOL