Science 2011-2012

Have a good summer.

posted Jun 20, 2012, 10:59 AM by James Gleason

Turquoise Team - I've had a great time teaching you SCIENCE.  Have a great summer and remember be observant and be precise!
Come visit when you are back in 7th grade.
All the best, Mr. Gleason

Wed. 6/15

posted Jun 13, 2012, 11:57 AM by James Gleason

Review Water and Weather Units using the Stamford guide and the Review sheet hadned out in class (both attached here). 
Enjoy your trip to the cove on Thurs.
Thurs. night homework will be to perform another final review of all 5 units, plus prepare your "Ecology Notebook".  I posted the Table of Contents on Monday. It is due at the beginning of science class.  We will have the test on Friday in Advisory. We will have the same schedule as we did for the Math test today.

Tues. 6/12

posted Jun 12, 2012, 9:59 AM by James Gleason

Correct 81-2 and 83-1 that were returned today (corrections attached).
Review the first 2 units you did this year. Use the attached "Test Study Guide" to determine what to review.

Mon. 6/11

posted Jun 11, 2012, 12:30 PM by James Gleason

We have a comprehensive (covers the whole year) science test on Friday.
We finished the ecology unit today - Ecology Summary sheet attached.  Study it and gert your ecology notebook ready for Friday (TOC attached).
The Science review sheet will be posted tomorrow. - I handed it out in class, so you can start your review.

Fri. 6/8

posted Jun 8, 2012, 12:19 PM by James Gleason

Enjoy your weekend.

Wed. 6/6

posted Jun 6, 2012, 12:02 PM by James Gleason

No Homework tonight.
We modelled competition for food, with a game.  Please have your studnet describe the "Clam Catch" game.
I will be attending my 2nd son's HS graduation on Thurs.  Mr. Esper will be my substitute.

Tues. 6/5

posted Jun 5, 2012, 11:54 AM by James Gleason

Complete the back of 81-2.  This work is actually activity 83 "A suitable Habitat Analysis".   You may need to review the textbook pages E-60 to E-63 that we read in class.
The blank sheet (83-1) is attached along with a document that shows the Biomes of North America.

Mon. 6/4

posted Jun 4, 2012, 8:22 AM by James Gleason

Complete 81-2 Producer's Energy Source (attached).  The copy that I handed out in class contains tomorrow's homework on the back.  I will post that tomorrow.

Fri. 6/1

posted Jun 1, 2012, 12:17 PM by James Gleason

Today, each student chose a Biome/Ecosystem to diagram the producers, consumers and decomposers.  Most finished filling in the blank "pyramid" attached.  They used the Biome examples in the attached word document as guidance.  some students chose to take these home and complete them over the weekend.  They are due at the beginning of class on Monday. 

Wed. 5/30

posted May 30, 2012, 12:16 PM by James Gleason

Complete the 3 analysis questions on the back of the 2nd Microscope sheet (attached).
We will look through microscopes one more day, before wrapping up on Friday.

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