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7th Grade Science

Welcome to 7th grade science!
 

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Game Plan for Week of 5/21 - 5/25

Monday:
-7th Grade Park/Movie Day
*for 7th grade students who did not receive a referral from 4/30 - 5/21
 
Tuesday:
-Dodgeball Tournament
-Pizza Party
*for students who reached 6 week's goal AR/AM goals
 
Wednesday:
-Pirate's Bay
*for students who reached annual AR/AM goals
 
Thursday:
-Athletic Awards
 
Friday:
-7th Grade Award Ceremony @ 9:30
*students may be checked out after ceremony
 
Happy Summer Vacation!!!!
 

Game Plan for Week of 5/14 - 5/18

Monday:
7th Grade Math STAAR
 
Tuesday:
7th Grade Reading STAAR
 
Wednesday:
Galapagos Island Documentary Day 1
 
Thursday:
Galapagos Island Documentary Day 2
 
Friday:
Career Day
*Mrs. Wilkins off campus
 

Game Plan for Week of 5/7 - 5/11

Monday:
  • Body Systems Book (daily grade)
Tuesday:
  • Homeostasis
       -read from text
       -Two Column Notes (daily grade)
 
Wednesday:
  • Homeostasis Reading for Science (daily grade)
Thursday:
  • Space Accommodations
       -read from text
       -Two Column Notes (daily grade)
 
Friday:
  • Space Accommodations Reading for Science (daily grade)
 
 
 

7th grade fun day

Attached is information and requirements regarding the 7th Grade Park/Movie Day that is planned for May 21st. Students received flyer last week and we discuss/remind them each day in class. When it gets closer to the day of the field trip we will talk to the 7th graders as a team and answer any questions they may have.Please let me know if you have any questions.

Game Plan for Week of 4/30 - 5/4

Monday:
  • Reproductive and Integumentary System
Tuesday:
  • Nervous and Endocrine System
 
Wednesday:
  • Body System Two Column Notes due (daily grade)
  • Body System Review
Thursday:
  • Body System Test (major grade)
Friday:
  • No School YPS

Game Plan for Week of 4/23 - 4/27

Monday:
*DMAC 5 Test Review
-Students received review on Thursday, 4/19
 
Tuesday:
*DMAC 5 Test (major grade)
 
Wednesday:
*Circulatory and Respiratory System Text Reading
*Video Connection Activity
*Two Column Notes (daily grade)
 
Thursday:
*Skeletal and Muscular System Text Reading
*Video Connection Activity
*Two Column Notes (daily grade)
 
Friday:
*Digestive and Excretory System Text Reading
*Video Connection Activity
*Two Column Notes (daily grade)
 

Scientific Method Seedling Lab #2

Today students will start the process of designing their experiment. Each lab group will have access to a total of 2 seedlings:
  • initial seedling
  • backup seedling
If it is determined that students lose both of their seedlings due to improper handling and/or horse play in lab/lab group they will receive a 70 and will not continue the activity. The activity will be worth a total of 3 daily grades.

Week of 4/16 - 4/20

Monday:
  • Photosynthesis 101
  • Seedling Lab Day 1 (set up)
Tuesday:
  • Asexual (identical offspring) and Sexual Reproduction (diverse offspring)
  • Seedling Lab Day 2
Wednesday:
  • Heredity and Traits
  • Punnett Squares (daily grade)
  • Seedling Lab Day 3
Thursday:
  • Circulatory and Respiratory System Text Reading
  • Circulatory and Respiratory System Two Column Notes (daily grade)
  • Seedling Lab Day 4
Friday:
  • Circulatory and Respiratory System Model
  • Circulatory and Respiratory System Video
  • Seedling Lab Day 5

Game Plan for Week of 4/9 - 4/13

Monday:
  • Plant and Animal Cell Observations
Tuesday:
  • 7th Grade Writing STAAR
Wednesday:
  • 7th Grade Pre Algebra STAAR
Thursday:
  • Plant and Animal Cell Venn (daily grade)
 
Friday:
  • Cell City Activity (daily grade)

Game Plan for Week of 4/2 - 4/6

Monday:
- Weather Day
 
Tuesday:
-Ecological Succession Reading
-Key Points
-Secondary Succession Illustration (daily grade)
 
Wednesday:
-Ecological Succession Venn Diagram (major grade)
*students received study guide on Thursday 3/29
 
Thursday:
-Plant and Animal Cell Reading
-Two Column Notes (daily grade)
*Mrs. Wilkins not on campus
 
Friday:
-Cell Card Sort
-Microscope Review

Game Plan for Week of 3/26 - 3/30

We will be working on a letter to a city official describing how the water supply can be negatively affected due to human activities (it's hypothetical based off of a diagram they will be using). This activity will be completed on a Google Doc- students can work on it at home as well.
 
Monday:
-Letter to City Official Day 1 of 4
 
Tuesday:
-Letter to City Official Day 2 of 4
*milestone check- need 4 of 12 components (daily grade)
 
Wednesday:
-Letter to City Official Day 3 of 4
*milestone check- need 8 of 12 components (daily grade)
 
Thursday:
-Letter to City Official Day 4 of 4
*must complete and print in class (major grade)
 
Friday:
-Holiday

Game Plan for Week of 3/19 - 3/23

Spring Break week of 3/12 – 3/16
 
Game Plan for Week of 3/19 – 3/23
 
Monday:
-Surface and Ground Water Lab 
 
Tuesday:
-Surface and Ground Water Reading from Text pages 103 – 105 (daily grade)
 
Wednesday:
-Major Rivers and Watersheds Map (daily grade)
-Folded Model (daily grade)
 
Thursday:
-Water Pollution Lab and Questions
 
Friday:
-Reading and Writing for Science- Watersheds (daily grade)
**Mrs. Wilkins off campus

W.E.D. Test Reminder

A reminder that tomorrow, 3/7, students will have their Weathering, Erosion, and Deposition assessment. Students received and worked on their review in class on Monday, 3/5.

Game Plan for Week of 3/12 - 3/16

Monday:
-Weathering, Erosion and Deposition Review Questions (daily grade)

Tuesday:
-W.E.D. Review

Wednesday:
-W.E.D. Assessment (major grade)

Thursday:
-Do’s and Don’ts  of Surface/Ground Water Activity

Friday:
-Surface/Ground Water Lab

Spring Break 3/12 – 3/16

Game Plan for Week of 2/26 - 3/2

Monday:
*7th Grade Interim STAAR Test
 
Tuesday:
*Weathering, Erosion and Deposition Reading pages 93 - 98
*Two Column Notes (daily grade)
 
Wednesday:
*Ecoregion Map (color coded)
*Assign Ecoregion for Landform Research Project
 
Thursday:
*Ecoregion Research (in class)
 
Friday:
*Ecoregion Poster (daily grade)