7th Grade Science

Mr. Scanlon

The Cell Model Project (assigned on April 16th) is due on Monday, April 29th.

Extra Credit (optional) is due Friday, April 26th.


May 3 - Patterns of Inheritance.

May 2 - Punnett Square practice (in class) and vocabulary review.

May 1 - MSTEP Testing/Cell Project Reflections

April 30 - MSTEP Testing/Cell Project Reflections

April 29 - Project Exhibition.


April 26 - Patterns of Inheritance

April 25 - Probability and Genetics. Punnett Squares (pg. 82-85)

April 24 - Probability Lab

April 23 - Genetics and Heredity (Worksheet Due 4/24)

April 22 - Genetics and Heredity


April 19 - Good Friday. No school.

April 18 - Genetics and Heredity Vocabulary (Due 4/22).

April 17 - Introduction to Cells Test.

April 16 - Kahoot and Chapter Review.

April 15 - Study Guide (pg. 34-37)


April 12 - Snow Day.

April 11 - The Cell in Its Environment Pg. 31-33. (Worksheet Due 4/12)

April 10 - The Cell in Its Environment. Pg. 28-30.

April 9 - Chemical Compounds in Cells (Worksheet Due 4/10)

April 8 - Chemical Compounds in Cells


April 5 - Parts of a cell review. How to use Microscopes.

April 4 - Looking Inside Cells. Parts of a cell. Pg. 16-19. Worksheet (Due 4/5)

April 3 - Looking Inside Cells. Parts of a cell. Pg. 12-15.

April 2 - Discovering Cells. Worksheet (Due 4/3)

April 1 - Cells and Heredity Introduction. Vocabulary (Due 4/2)


March 22 - Labs

March 21 - Labs

March 20 - Labs

March 19 - Labs

March 18 - Labs


March 15 - Physical and Chemical Changes/Reactions Quiz

March 14 - Chemical Reactions.

March 13 - Chemical Reactions.

March 12 - Observing Physical and Chemical Changes. Worksheet (Due 3/13)

March 11 - Observing Physical and Chemical Changes.


March 8 - Chemical Changes in Food

March 7 - Atoms and Bonding Test (students and band and studets absent Tuesday or Wednesday)

March 6 - Atoms and Bonding Test

March 5 - Study Review (Kahoot)

March 4 - Study Guide (with correct answers)


March 1 - Bonding in Metals.

February 28 - Covalent Bonds (pg. 143-145). Worksheet (Due 2/29)

February 27 - Covalent Bonds (pg. 138-142).

February 26 - Ionic Bonds. Electron Dot Diagrams. Worksheet (Due 2/27)

February 25 - No School.


February 22 - Teacher Professional Development Day. No Students.

February 21 - Ionic Bonds (pg. 136-137). Chapter 4 Vocabulary Quiz (Students can use their vocabulary paper)

February 20 - Ionic Bonds (pg. 131-135).

February 19 - Chapter 4 Vocabulary.

February 18 - Valence Electrons, Electron Dot Models. Worksheet (Due 2/19)


February 2 - Radioactive Elements (pg. 111-113). If time remains, we will start the study guide (pg. 114-116).

February 1 - Radioactive Elements (pg. 106-110).

January 31 - Element Cypher.

January 30 - Group Presentations. Alien Periodic Table (pg. 104-105)

January 29 - Groups of the Periodic Table. Metals/Nonmetals. Worksheet (Due 1/30)


January 26 - Nonmetals and Metalloids.

January 25 - Properties of Metals (pg. 94-95).

January 24 - Properties of Metals (pg. 89-93).

January 23 - Arrangement of the Periodic Table, Making Predictions based on Patterns. Worksheet (Due 1/24)

January 22 - History of the Periodic Table, Dmitri Mendeleev, Atomic Mass


January 17 - Atomic Model Presentations

January 16 - Atomic Model Presentation Group Project

January 15 - Atomic Model Presentation Group Project

January 14 - Atomic Theory and Atomic Composition (Worksheet Due 1/14)


January 11 - Models of Atoms

January 10 - Chapter 3 Vocabulary (Due 1/11)

Jaunary 9 - Test

January 8 - Study Review and Kahoot Review

January 7 - Snow Day


January 4 - Gas Properties

January 3 - Changes in State Brochure

January 2 - Changes in State Brochure (Due 1/4)


December 21 - Matter Experiments

December 20 - Gas Behavior

December 19 - Changes of State. Worksheet (Due 12/20)

December 18 - Vocabulary and Changes of State

December 17 - Surface Tension Lab


December 14 - Describing Solids, Liquids, and Gases (41-47)

December 13 - Chemistry Chapter 2: Solids, Liquids, and Gases (41-47)

December 12 - Introduction to Matter Test

December 11 - Chapter Review - Kahoot

December 10 - Chapter Review - Study Guide Answers


December 7 - Vocabulary Review

December 6 - Chapter Review

December 5 - Chapter Review (Pages 31-32, #1-15)

December 4 - Changes in Matter. Worksheet (Due 12/5)

December 3 - Snow Day.


November 30 - Changes in Matter.

November 29 - Physical Changes vs. Chemical Changes.

November 28 - Mass, Volume, and Density Lab. Lab Results (Due 11/29)

November 27 - Mass, Volume, and Density Demonstration and Pre-Lab.

November 26 - Mass, Volume, and Density Introduction.


November 21 - Experiment Stations.

November 20 - Application of the Periodic Table and using the atomic mass to calculate the number of neutrons.

November 19 - Periodic Table of Elements Introduction. Understanding the meaning of each square.


November 16 - Review of Matter, elements, and compounds.

November 15 - Classifying Matter and Vocabulary. Classifying Matter Paper (Due 11/16)

November 14 - Classifying Matter.

November 13 - Describing Matter and Vocabulary. Describing Matter Paper (Due 11/14)

November 12 - Unit Introduction. States of Matter (Study Island).


November 9 - Test.

November 8 - Kahoot Chapter Review.

November 7 - Study Guide.

November 6 - Study Guide.

November 5 - Using Light.


November 2 - Vision and Parts of the Eye. Seeing Light Paper (Due 11/5)

November 1 - Vision and Parts of the Eye.

October 31 - Halloween Bone Bridge STEM Activity.

October 30 - Light Refraction and Lenses. Refraction and Lenses Paper (Due 10/31)

October 29 - Light Refraction and Prisms.


October 26 - Light and Color Review.

October 25 - Refraction and Lenses. Reflection and Mirrors Paper (Due 10/26)

October 24 - Reflection and Mirrors.

October 23 - Reflection and Mirrors. Light and Color Paper (Due 10/24)

October 22 - Vocabulary. Mixing Colors of Light and Mixing Colors of Pigment.


October 19 - Light and Color. Chapter 4 Vocabulary

October 18 - Chapter 4 Introduction. Light and Color

October 17 - How Do Cell Phones Work?

October 16 - The Electromagnetic Spectrum. Homework: Waves of the Electromagnetic Spectrum Paper (Due 10/17)

October 15 - The Electromagnetic Spectrum