Rickard Biology

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Student Check In

Classroom Motto:  Read Like A Detective!

May 31, 2013
Life's Greatest Miracle

May 30, 2013
The Great Sperm Race Part 1

YouTube Video


Part 2

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Part 3

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Part 4

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Part 5

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Part 6

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May 29, 2013
Open Note Test/Text page 650
SCHOOL NAME: Reproductive System.
Green Side
Finishers:  Read text pages 624-629 and pages 614-617 and pages 62-64.

May 28, 2013
We will view:  Adam The Inside Story - Nine Month Miracle

May 24, 2013
Take out journal
Title Female Reproductive System.
Diagram the female reproductive system.  (Textbook page 652)

May 23, 2013
Take out journal
Title Male Reproductive System.
Diagram the male reproductive system.  (Textbook Page 650)

May 22, 2013
Food Day Period 7
Initial Claim:  With my first claim I thought _____
New Claim:  What I think now____
My Evidence is _________
The Reason I think that evidence proves my claim is _________

May 21, 2013
In Journal:  
Title: Cow Eye Dissection
Question: What is the pupil and what is its function?
Claim:  I think the pupil______

Be able to identify:
  • Iris
  • Pupil
  • Lens
  • Retina
  • Cornea
  • Optic Nerve
  • Tapetum
Dispose of cow eye parts in big trash can only,  Thanks!

New Claim:  After dissecting the cow eye, I now think the pupil is _____________________________

May 20, 2013
Food Day Tomorrow for Period 7 Only
Eye Optical Illusions
Light box debrief.
Cow Eye Dissection Video
Please watch all 13 steps.
Click on the link below.
Revise claim
In journal: title: How does the eye see the tree? Do we see upside down?
My first claim was __________
Now I think ____________
My evidence is (light box experiment)


May 16 & 17, 2013
Sub Days
Movie:  Seeing the Light
Movie:  Genetics


May 15, 2013
Light box investigations

1.  In your journal, write the title:  Light Box Investigations
2.  Set up your Rive Ray Box using the 5 Ray Filter
3.  Draw Experiment 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.
        a.  Use these labels on your drawings:  Light Source, Plane Mirror, Convex Mirror, Concave Mirror, Convex Lens, Concave Lens, Focal Point.
        b.  For each drawing, write an observation describing what happened to the 5 light rays in each experiment.

May 14, 2013
Textbooks back today.
Parent Letter.
Food day tomorrow for period 6 & 7.

Chris needs to take genetics test.

Finish definitions (see yesterday's document).
Upside Down Clown - Magnifying Glass Investigations.


May 13, 2013
Bring Science Textbook tomorrow.

Finish Howtoon:  How does the eye see.
Debrief Howtoon.
Parts of the Eye - Focus on Pupil

Eye Diagram for definitions



May 10, 2013
Changing Seats Today!

Food day next Tuesday for Periods 6 and 7.
Detentions still for Jackie, Chris, Isaak, Johnny, Adrian R.

Make up tests.
Go over tests.

Howtoon System Model:  How does the eye see the tree?
Use arrows, labels, drawings, and sentences to explain how the eye sees the tree.  Use color!

Eye Diagram for model








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