Today we decided who is the GOAT of GOSATOT of the scientific discoveries we've studied in the last few units. IF YOU MISSED CLASS TODAY you will need to take this SWYK. You may choose to only select the "national championship game" and who takes it all (support your selection discussing the contributions of those scientists and why you chose the "winner"). You may also choose to run the whole bracket and explain the reasons you chose each winner of the Elite 8, the Final 4, and then the championship game. Use a sheet of loose leaf for your SWYK.
Giants Of Science And Tools Of Technology
When we look at the life cycle of a flowering plant we know that seeds are the end result from pollination, fertilization, and fruit formation. More adaptations for survival with seed dispersal methods! All living things adapt! IF YOU MISSED SCHOOL TODAY you don't have anything to make up: periods 3, 4, and 5 went to the play at Glacier High School; periods 2 and 7 learned more pollination adaptations. Tomorrow we SWYK... be familiar with your GOSATOT! Some of you are re-doing your FLOWER SEEKING POLLINATOR conclusion. Others are fixing the NATURE AT WORK. Remember to attach the new work to the old work (all together).
Today we wrapped up our Flowers Seeking Pollinators lab. IF YOU MISSED CLASS TODAY and you also missed yesterday... watch the videos about pollination and adaptations and hopefully you will be feeling better by next week's SWYK (you are excused from the lab task). If you only missed class today... you can try to decide which flower belongs to your pollinator by examining THIS IMAGINARY GARDEN. You will write your conclusion on loose leaf using THESE QUESTIONS AS A GUIDE. ( lots of links to explore with today's post! )
Today was the last day for a "2" on the NOTEBOOK CONFERENCE SHEET.
Next week you can still turn them in for a "1" in work ethic.
Today we started a new lab activity: Flowers Seeking Pollinators. We are trying to discover if we can predict a pollinator based on flower characteristics. IF YOU MISSED CLASS TODAY you can gather data tomorrow to finish the lab (if you miss both today and tomorrow you will be excused from this task... get healthy!). Your Nature at Work Lab conclusion is due today. Some still need to wrap up analysis and write a conclusion. Start your conclusion with the question, give the data we collected from both environments, analyze the data (great use of last week's vocab analysis here), and then wrap up the conclusion with writing skill. Staple both pages together and voila! Tomorrow is the last day for a "2" on the NOTEBOOK CONFERENCE SHEET. Next week you can still turn them in for a "1" in work ethic.
Today we worked on our conclusion for our lab. IF YOU MISSED CLASS TODAY you should wrap up the conclusion (check yesterday's post for the details). If you have been gone BOTH Monday and Tuesday you are excused from the lab. If you only have data from the white sands and you need some brown sand data USE THIS and then write your conclusion. Tomorrow we shall explore adaptations for plant pollination! Some of you still have NOTEBOOK CONFERENCE SHEETS to finish up. This week "2"; next week only a "1"!
Today we collected data for the mice in a forest environment. Wow... rough to be a white mouse here! Tonight you may work on your conclusion. Remember in a science conclusion the Claim is simply restating the question (How does variation of color in a species affect natural selection?). Be sure to use specific Evidence from the lab (ration &/or percentages) as well as specific vocabulary in your Analysis. Tomorrow we shall wrap up the lab AND discuss extinction. IF YOU MISSED CLASS TODAY you missed the concluding data for the Nature at Work Lab. Some of you missed both days, and some only missed one. IF you missed both days you should watch the video below to learn a bit about how adaptation and evolution occur in nature and click here to explore more about Rock Pocket Mice and how they adapt and evolved. Our lab demonstrated exactly what we see with the Rock Pocket Mouse! If you only missed one day of the lab be sure to check in with me at lunch or study hall for data to use.
I needed to adapt and evolve the original lesson plan for the week when we set up the field trip for next Monday.
We will NOT be doing a fossils lab this Friday after all! (but that's okay!)
Today we started the Nature at Work lab. We are exploring the selection of coat color in mice over time. Tomorrow we finish the data collection and will do the conclusion. IF YOU MISSED CLASS TODAY be sure you have your NOTEBOOK CONFERENCE SHEET completed... it's due today! You can jump in to data collection for the lab tomorrow. Wednesday and Thursday we have another lab but this one will explore adaptations for pollination.
Today we added to our notes on natural selection and adaptations. We also FINALLY discovered why there are butterflies in the classroom! We wrapped up class with a SWYK on Darwin't Theory. IF YOU MISSED CLASS TODAY you missed out on a SWYK. Next week we will continue to explore adaptations, natural selection, variation, evolution, and even extinction! Your NOTEBOOK CONFERENCE SHEET is due on Monday! Make sure you get it done!
Most science pictures I post are found from assorted Facebook science pages... too numerous to cite specifically and downloaded for "just the right time"... sorry for the poor citation example I am setting...
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