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WELCOME to 7th grade!! I am very excited to get to know each and every one of you. You can find all important information (i.e. test dates, helpful resources, homework assignments, ect.) on the page below. I hope you are ready to uncover the mysteries of science!

  

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 Howdy!  I graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelors of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies (4-8 Math/Science).  I am beginning my fifth year teaching 7th grade science at Spring Branch Middle School!  I was born and raised in San Marcos, Texas.  

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Syllabus 2017


Assessments in 7th Grade Science


JOIN REMIND 101: I will send reminders about homework, quizzes and tests!

Class periods 4 & 7

Open a text message, type if 81010 as the phone number, then type @f4b8c


Class periods 3, 5, & 6

Open a text message, type if 81010 as the phone number, then type @c9e73








HOMEWORK

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Academic: 

Monday- Work on vocabulary and menu of choice activity

Tuesday- Work on vocabulary and menu of choice activity/Finish Dog Gone Laboratory 

Wednesday- Finish vocabulary on page 44 and 45

(Academic terms: Charles Darwin, Galapagos finch, domestic animal, species, ancestor)

Thursday- 5A Part 2 Vocabulary and menu of choice due/STUDY FOR YOUR ASSESSMENT

Friday- Assessment 14 over concepts 4C: Punnett Squares and 5A: Natural Selection and Selective Breeding

 

 

Pre-AP: 

Monday- Finish Beak vs. Food Lab (due Tuesday)

Tuesday- Finish parts 1 and 2 of "Impacts of Selective Breeding" assignment

Wednesday- Finish vocabulary on page 44 and 45, Finish "Impacts of Selective Breeding" assignment (both due Thursday)

(Pre-AP terms: carrying capacity, Charles Darwin, Galapagos finch, domestic animal, ancestor)

Thursday- 5A Part 2 Vocabulary and menu of choice due/Impacts of Selective Breeding assignment due/STUDY FOR YOUR ASSESSMENT

Friday- Assessment 14 over concepts 4C: Punnett Squares and 5A: Natural Selection and Selective Breeding


4A Vocabulary: sexual reproduction, asexual reproduction, uniform, diverse, offspring, generation

4B Vocabulary: heredity, gene, chromosome, genetic material (DNA), inherit

4C Vocabulary: 

Academic terms: dominant, recessive, allele, genotype, phenotype

Pre-AP terms: heterozygous, homozygous, allele, genotype, phenotype, Punnett square

5A Vocabulary: 

natural selection, selective breeding, adaptations, variation, population

5A Part 2 Vocabulary: 

Academic terms: Charles Darwin, Galapagos finch, domestic animal, species, ancestor

Pre-AP terms: carrying capacity, Charles Darwin, Galapagos finch, domestic animal, ancestor

This week in 7th Grade Science

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Academic

Monday- Natural Selection vs. Selective Breeding

Tuesday- Selective Breeding

Wednesday- Selective Breeding

Thursday- Assessment Review

Friday- ASSESSMENT (4C: Punnett Squares & 5A: Natural Selection & Selective Breeding)


Pre-AP

Monday- Natural Selection vs. Selective Breeding

Tuesday- Impacts of Selective Breeding

Wednesday- Impacts of Selective Breeding

Thursday- Assessment Review

Friday- ASSESSMENT (4C: Punnett Squares & 5A: Natural Selection & Selective Breeding)





Tutorials

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Ms. Rasing (111) Monday @ 3:40

Mrs. Anderson (402) Tuesday@ 3:40 

Mrs. Richie (403) Wednesday@ 3:40

Mr. Stachowiak (401) Thursday @ 3:40


**Please speak with me or email me if you need a different tutorial time.









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