Monday, November 24, 2014

Cell Structure WebQuest

Here is what we will be working on in class today and tomorrow.  It's a short week!  Work hard and have FUN learning!

Cell Structures Webquest

Friday, November 21, 2014

Cell Organelles Review and Quiz

Here is what we are doing in class today.  Complete each of them in the order listed below.  Make good use of your time and DO NOT bother your neighbors.  Some of them have a lot of make up work to do.

Good luck and have FUN learning!!! :)

1.  Complete Flashback Friday Bell Work.  Remember that it should be 3 IMPORTANT facts you learned this week in science.

2.  UTIPS- Login: lunch #  PW:  Last name (capital letter) Take the 3.1 Cells Quiz.  Record your score on your yellow tracker in your science binder.

3.  Check Power School to see if you are missing any assignments in science.

4.  If you are all caught up you may do any of the following: read quietly,, explore the class website, Weird Science extra credit.

What you may NOT do is waste time or bother the people around you.

Here are some fun links you may want to try out!

Cell Organelle Matching Game
Match it up! 
Label the animal cell
Label the plant cell

Thursday, November 20, 2014

3.1 Quiz REVIEW

Here are some "Hints and Helps" to help you on our quiz tomorrow.  Just go through them and make sure you know the answers.  You don't need to hand them in, just review any of the questions you may not remember. 

Good luck and have FUN learning!!! :)

1.  What instrument is best for viewing cells and cell parts?
2.  What is a cell?
3.  Cells perform the basic functions of _____________________.
4.  What organelle controls cell functions and acts like the brain of a cell?
5.  What is the substance that holds organelles in place inside a cell?
6.  Which part of the cell contains genetic information?
7.  What are the food-making structures in plant cells?
8.  Which cell organelle do ALL cells have that controls the movement of materials into and out of the cell?
9.  Which organelles would you expect a plant cell to have, but not an animal cell?
10.  Sketch the shape of a plant cell.
11.  Sketch the shape of an animal cell.
12.  What is the function of the chloroplast in a plant cell?
13.  What is the difference between a cell wall and a cell membrane?
14.  What is the process by which water moves across a cell membrane?
15.  A cell is placed into pure water.  What will happen to its size?
16.  Why does sugar stay inside a cell?  (Think about why the tea leaves stayed inside the teabag) 
17.  Why does osmosis occur? (Think about Earth's structure and gravity)
18.  How do cells get energy from food?
19.  What do cells do with waste products?
20.  Why are only plant cells able to produce food from sunlight?
21.  What guides all cell processes?  In other words, what organelle is like the brain of a cell?
22.  What is the difference between diffusion and osmosis?
23.  Compare and contrast plant and animal cells.  

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Cells: Class Notes

Here are the class notes we are taking in class this week.  PLEASE make sure and review them. They will be a great help to you on your test on December 16th.

Here are the video links that go along with the class notes. You will need to watch them in order to be able to fill in the missing information on your notes worksheet.

 Intro to Cells (3:35)
 Cell Size Interactive
 Robert Hooke (3:16) 
Cell Theory Song (3:13)
Organelles Song (4:24)
Voyage Inside a Cell (14:51)
Plant and Animal Cells (1:52) 
Brain Pop Diffusion Login: Mountain Dew PW: FRIS
Osmosis Video (5:06)

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Plant and Animal Cells QR Codes

If you were absent on Thursday or Friday, don't forget to check Google Classroom.  All assignments have been linked up over there :)

Thursday we worked on Bill Nye Cells with response sheet.

Friday we worked on Plant and Animal Cells QR Codes.

You should also already have handed in your 3.1 Cell Vocabulary Quest and your Plant and Animal Cells Writing Assignment.

All of our assignments can be found in Google Classroom.  Don't forget to use it as a resource for learning science and keeping your grade up! ;)

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Bill Nye: Cells

Make sure and hand in your COMPLETED 3.1 Vocabulary Quest today.

You can also link over to the assignments that are due by going to our Google Classroom.  Some of the links might actually work better over there :)

Watch the Bill Nye Cells video below and answer the questions from the video response sheet.

CLICK HERE to link over to the video.

When you are finished with the video, work on your Plant/Animal cells writing assignment that we started in class last week.

CLICK HERE to link over to the writing assignment.

Good luck and have FUN learning!!!

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Plant Cells and Animal Cells

Watch the video clips and TAKE NOTES about plant and animal cells.  You will need those notes to complete the assignment below:

Plant Cells
More science games on cells for kids at NeoK12  
Animal Cells
More science games on cells at NeoK12  

If the video links above don't work on your iPads CLICK HERE for Plant Cells and CLICK HERE for animal cells.  :)

After watching the two videos, use your notes to complete the Venn Diagram about plant and animal cells.

Write a complete paragraph about the similarities and differences between plant and animal cells. Use your video notes and your Venn Diagram to help you with your paragraph.  You can write your paragraph on lined paper, or share it with me on Google Docs.

You will be graded on your notes, your Venn Diagram, and your paragraph.

Good luck and have FUN learning!!!

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Standard 2: Earth's Structure Review

Do the following in the order listed below :)

1.  Use the information on the presentation below to help you correct your answers on your review packet homework.

Change answers or add information to them as needed.  You will then use the review packet as a study guide for your test on Tuesday.

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2. Log onto UTIPS and take the Standard 2.2 Quiz.

3. Take the UTIPS Earth Structure Practice Test (if you didn't take it over the weekend, or retake it if your score was below 80%)

4. Check Power School to see if you are missing any assignments.

5.   Work on missing assignments. The end of the trimester is this week!