Tuesday, December 2, 2014

PRACTICE LABELING THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

WE HAVE A LABELING QUIZ FRIDAY - USE THIS LINK TO PRACTICE AND GET READY




https://www.brainpop.com/games/codefredsurvivalmode/

AND SAVE FRED'S LIFE IF YOU HAVE TIME!!!!!!

Friday, November 21, 2014

TIME TO GET READY FOR OUR FINAL EXAM
You were given an "exam contract" in class - take a few minutes to review the choices from the contract. 

You must READ your contract, view the choices, and select any combination you wish that will total 100 points and count as your final exam grade for semester one.

CLICK THIS LITTLE BOY'S FACE 
FOR A COPY OF THE EXAM CONTRACT
Once you have made your selections, you will record these on your paper contract.  This contract then must be signed by you, your mom or dad, and a SOMS principal, counselor, I-Coach or advisory teacher.

The signed contract is due December 5 and will equal a daily grade.

You may view the semester exam schedule and early release times here:




The signed contract will also become 10 points of your final exam grade.  This will be in addition to the 100 points you have selected to count as your final grade.

Please click on each of the following links.  This will direct you to a page the explains each contract choice in detail as well as providing point values & due dates for each choice.
      Choice #1
      Choice #2
      Choice #3
      Choice #4
      Choice #5
      Choice #6
      Choice #7
      Choice #8
      Choice #9

Friday, November 7, 2014

PRACTICE LABELING THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

CLICK ON THIS IMAGE AND PRACTICE NAMING THE PARTS AND ORGANS
 OF THIS SYSTEM

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Monday, November 3, 2014

KEEPING OUT BODY IN BALANCE

CLICK ON THIS LITTLE SICK GIRL 
see what you can do to make her healthy again 
and KEEP her healthy

Thursday, October 30, 2014

ALL SYSTEMS GO.....

Help Arnold Build his Body
Click his body to build the body systems

Friday, October 3, 2014

Click on each of the following links and answer the questions regarding each scientist on your Scientist/Experimental Profile recording sheet.

  1. Francesco Redi
  2. John Needham
  3. Lazzaro Spallanzani
  4. Louis Pasteur

ONCE YOU HAVE COMPLETED THE PROFILE FOR THESE FOUR SCIENTISTS, COMPLETE THE BACK SIDE OF THE PROFILE SHEET

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

STATION DAY

Today you will travel between three stations and complete the following activities.  You MUST finish each station in 10 minutes - WATCH THE CLOCK

STATION ONE:
CLICK HERE TO PLAY THE VARIABLE REVIEW FOR FRIDAY'S TEST.  


STATION TWO:
MAKE A LEVELS OF ORGANIZATION FOLDABLE USING YOUR NOTES FROM TUESDAY

STATION THREE:
USE THE CARD SORT TO FILL IN THE BACK OF YOUR CELLS 'R US HOMEWORK

Monday, September 29, 2014

ROSIE WANTS TO HELP YOU LEARN ABOUT THE LEVELS OF ORGANIZATION.
IN THIS SEQUENCING, YOU WILL NEED TO LET ME KNOW WHAT ROSIE IS ONCE YOU ARE FINISHED.
ROSIE SAYS GOOD LUCK AND TRY HARD!!!!! 

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

REVIEW FOR YOUR THURSDAY TEST!!!

Be sure to complete your review sheet.  Mom or dad may sign it IF you finish it. This will give you 10 bonus points on your exam.

View this short video and take the practice quiz
ELEMENTS AND COMPOUNDS

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

PLAY THIS INTERACTIVE GAME TO BUILD MOLECULES.
DETERMINE WHICH ONES ARE MOLECULES OF ELEMENTS AND WHICH ONES ARE MOLECULES OF COMPOUNDS


Build a Molecule
Click to Run

Monday, September 8, 2014

IT'S MONDAY - WHAT'S LIFE ALL ABOUT?????

let's see what life is about


YOU WILL READ THE FOLLOWING LINK TO DETERMINE THE CORRECT ANSWERS FOR THE 7 CHARACTERISTICS:
http://infohost.nmt.edu/~klathrop/7characterisitcs_of_life.htm

You can also use this video to help you fill in the characterstics of life
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iuUzQW29Aw8


Click on each of the following "categories". 
Watch the video at each link then fill in the chart on the back of your paper. 

Friday, September 5, 2014

FUN FRIDAY!!!!

YOU HAVE TWO THINGS TO DO TODAY AND MAY DO THEM IN ANY ORDER:

1.  Log in to Skyward to take your safety exam - this is done ALONE!!!!!!
        CLICK HERE TO TAKE SAFETY TEST
   USER NAME: L L L L L F F F 000
   PASSWORD: your lunch number

2.  With a partner or alone, view the video you see here.  Do the following on the half sheet of paper from your teacher:
  • write a definition in the first space
  • give three examples of each word in the second space
  • consider your home or school and give three of each you will see this weekend.
THE HALF SHEET OF PAPER IS AN EXIT TICKET SO BE SURE TO DO A GOOD JOB



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MdlwPtKg-VI


Monday, September 1, 2014

SEPTEMBER 2, 2014

REVIEW LAB SAFETY
Click on your class period in the list below.  While classmates present their safety rule, you will write what you learn about safety.

PERIOD EIGHT

After all presentations, click on the following link to sign in and take your lab safety test. You may do this from your phone, from an ipad, from your home computer, at lunch....wherever you have internet access.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

WELCOME TO 2014 - 2015

Welcome to 7th grade science.
I am so excited to have you in our class and share this year together!!!!!

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

SUMMER SCHOOL - CHARACTERISTICS OF LIFE

YOU WILL READ THE FOLLOWING LINK TO DETERMINE THE CORRECT ANSWERS FOR THE 7 CHARACTERISTICS:
http://infohost.nmt.edu/~klathrop/7characterisitcs_of_life.htm

Click on each of the following "categories". 
Watch the video at each link then fill in the chart on the back of your paper. 

Monday, May 19, 2014

MAKE A CHILDREN'S BOOK

Use the following sites and the brainpop video to help you create a children's book on tornadoes to inform them of the dangers and the science involved.

LINK ONE
LINK TWO

Be sure to include.........

  • how do they form
  • how are they rated
  • where do they commonly occur
  • how can you protect yourself if a tornado is in your area


the book may be a story book, word book,  picture book or any other idea you choose.

Friday, May 16, 2014

TRACKING A HURRICANE

Use this link to track a hurricane 
and predict storm activity

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Monday, May 12, 2014

REVIEW LINK FOR WEATHERING AND EROSION

VIEW THE VIDEO HERE THEN COMPLETE THE ONLINE QUIZ FOR EROSION
http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/rocks-minerals-landforms/weathering-and-erosion.htm


VIEW THE VIDEO THEN COMPLETE THE ONLINE QUIZ FOR BIOMES AS WELL
http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/services/search-results?query=BIOMES


COPY THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS and ANSWER.  YOUR TEST IS WEDNESDAY
1. A factory is located by a river. What are two ways it can cause pollution?
2. If more gasoline driven cars are used, what will happen to thesupply of this nonrenewable resource?
3. Define primary succession and secondary succession. Draw a picture of each
4. Explain what each of these biomes is like. include plants, animals and climate of each
tundra,  desert,   grasslands,      rainforest
coniferous forest deciduous forest
5. Define the following terms and give examples of each:
weathering
erosion
deposition
6. Define abiotic & biotic. Give examples of each in an ecosystem

7. Explain the difference between a producer & a consumer

Thursday, May 8, 2014

PRACTICE YOUR EROSION SKILLS - 
BE A LAND DETECTIVE

be sure you do the "learn more" link 
BEFORE you try to be a land detective

Thursday, April 24, 2014

UNDERSTANDING SUCCESSION

Click on the volcano and complete the activity.  
There are also two quizzes at the end for you to practice.
When you are finished, please define the following terms:
ECOLOGICAL SUCCESSION
PIONEER SPECIES
PRIMARY SUCCESSION
SECONDARY SUCCESSION

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

BIOME GLOGSTER

Log in to www.edu.glogster.com

using your login (lewisscience##) and your password (science), create an online poster that covers the following:

  • be sure each biome is described
  • the climate within each is biome is described
  • plants and animals present within each biome are depicted on the glogster.
  • be sure to include the average amount of precipitation

Please feel free to be creative and create a separate page for each biome if you do not want to put all six on the same sheet.


Use this link to help you if you need more biome information or if you finish your glogster and want to play games:


Tuesday, April 15, 2014

WHAT'S THAT SMELL????

Did you now cows have gas????

LET'S DECOMPOSE THINGS

Review your composting information and recycling skills using the following links:

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

NITROGEN CYCLE REVIEW

Click on the picture to take the quiz on the nitrogen cycle

Monday, April 7, 2014

FOLDABLE INFORMATION

On your foldable - you are to draw each picture and then define the words that belong to each cycle.

WATER CYCLE
Water Cycle
Evaporation
Precipitation
Condensation


CARBON CYCLE:
Carbon Dioxide/Oxygen Cycle
Photosynthesis
Respiration
Decomposition


NITROGEN CYCLE:
Nitrogen Cycle
Nitrogen Fixation
Legumes
Deomposers

CYCLES OF MATTER

Click on the diagram of the water cycle, review the video, then take the online test.  Please raise your hand when you have completed the test so we can record your grade.
http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/ecosystems/water-cycle.htm



when you have done this test, you can go to the "who wants to be a science millionaire" and complete that quiz. If you get $1,000,000 then let us know.
http://www.quia.com/rr/259036.html
http://www.quia.com/rr/259036.html
 

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

ENERGY PYRAMID

Click on the pyramid and play the game :o)

energy pyramid

TRY THIS GAME NEXT:



AND NOW - WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE?

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

FOOD WEB PRACTICE

Click on each picture to practice food webs.  BE SURE to record examples on your chart.

GAME ONE:


GAME TWO: