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Reminder

Science homework is assigned on Monday. It is due on Friday. In class on Friday, students will transfer their answers from their workbook pages into ebackpack to receive their homework points. It is due in class.

Ms. LeDuff & Bill Nye
Ms. LeDuff & Gill Nye
Ms. LeDuff w/27,800 solar panels on warehouse roof
Ms. LeDuff w/27,800 solar panels on warehouse roof

Brain Pop Assignments for T1

Topic (Science Category)

Assigned Date-Due Date

  • Watch video 1 x or more.
  • Take Review Quiz 1 x or more.
  • Take Graded Quiz 1x and submit it to teacher for credit.
  • Play GameUp, it available.

DNA (Cellular Life & Genetics)

assigned Tuesday 11/6/18

due Friday 11/16/18

Mitosis (CL&G)

assigned Tuesday 11/13/18

due Friday 11/30/18

RNA (CL&G) for extra credit

assigned Tuesday 11/13/18

due Friday 11/30/18

Cell Specialization (CL&G)

assigned Tuesday 12/4/18

due Friday 12/7/18

Asexual Reproduction (CL&G)

assigned Tuesday 12/4/18

due Friday 12/7/18

Plant Growth (CL&G) for EC

assigned Tuesday 12/4/18

due Friday 12/7/18

Genetics (Cellular Life & Genetics)

assigned Monday, 12/10/18

due Friday 12/21/18

Heredity  (CL & G)

assigned Monday, 12/10/18

due Friday 12/21/18

Stem Cells (CL & G)

​​​​​​​assigned Monday, 12/10/18

due Friday 12/21/18

 

 

 

Brain Pop

If you didn't turn in the graded quiz by the due date, you may earn the ten points by writing out 10 facts, using complete sentences, from rewatching the video, retaking the quiz, and reading the FYI.

 

Environmental Science P2

18scp2

Science P3

18scp3

Science P4

18scp4

Science P6

18scp6

Science P7

18scp7

Science P8

18scp8

 

Brain Pop Make Up Points Example

Click on link to see the example.

Brain Pop Make Up Points Example
 

Ms. LeDuff & Hollywood Hills mountain lion
Ms. LeDuff & Hollywood Hills mountain lion
Lab Assistant
Lab Assistant

Ways to Improve Science Grade

  • Read assigned chapter/section. Complete workbook pages of chapter/section.
  • Make quiz/test corrections if score is less than 70% by writing out each incorrect question and adding the correct answer.
  • Keep a set of 8 basic colors of colored pencils, crayons, or markers with you at all times.
  • Keep all assignments in order in binder rings in science section.
  • Study for quizzes/tests.
  • Follow lab instructions to earn lab participation points.
  • Copy info into planner each Monday, word-for-word, for credit.
  • Stop by before or after school for help.
  • Complete all missing and/or incomplete work and turn in for partial credit.
  • Turn in 10 used batteries (AA, AAA, C, D, 9V) to be correctly recycled for 20 bonus points during each grading period.

Peggy LeDuff

Ms. LeDuff's email address:

peggy_leduff@lawndalesd.net

 

T1

Welcome to 7th Grade Science, Team UCLA!

I am available after school for help.

 

Trimester One ends Friday, 11/16/18!

Welcome to 7th Grade Science

Classroom Agenda for Week of 12/10-12/14

 

  • Monday, 12/10

  • Copy info into your planner, word-for-word for credit.

  • Complete BrainPop: Use your own earbuds or use a class set.

    • Genetics (Cellular Life & Genetics)

    • Heredity  (CL & G)

    • Stem Cells (CL & G)

  • Make corrections on P2 ebackpack assignments, if scored 70% or less.

  • Finish Gizmos (2).

  • Play Cool Math games.

  • Tuesday, 12/11

  • If you have been absent, see Ms. LeDuff at beginning of class or afterschool.

  • Pull lottery.

  • Receive a 3x5 card for Friday’s quiz.

    • Set it up.

  • Receive (11) Planner Check.

    • If you earned an A or B for T1, keep it.

    • If you have your own planner, write it on top near your heading. Turn it in now.

    • If you use my paper planners, take out page 1-3. Turn them in now.

  • Receive Fruit Fly Chromosomes (13).

    • Fill in answers.

    • Draw, color, and outline chromosomes, as instructed.

  • Wed, 12/12, or Thurs, 12/13

  • Add notes onto (8).

  • Receive and complete Microscope Lab#2: Mitosis & Meiosis (14).

    • Use clues from information in sheet protector.

    • Be scientific: use cell & genetic terms.

    • Each cell has a nucleus.

  • Friday, 12/14

  • Enter your answers from (7) DNA Extraction Lab into ebp.

  • Enter your answers from 3x5 index card into ebp into Mitosis & Meoisis Quiz.     

     

  • Monday, 12/3

  • Receive new planner, page 4.

  • Put planners away in order, page 1-4.

  • Receive graded work.

  • Receive Genetics Vocabulary #2 (9).

    • Fill in definition.

    • Add drawings & color.

  • Tuesday, 12/4

  • Pull lottery.

  • Enter (1) Chap 5.3 into ebp.

  • Work on Brain Pops:

    • Cell Specialization (CL & G)

    • Asexual Reproduction (CL & G)

    • Plant Growth for extra credit (CL & G)

    • They are due on Friday, 12/7 at 4 pm.

  • Wednesday, 12/5, & Thursday, 12/6

  • Receive Fruit Fly Chromosomes (10).

    • See next slide.

  • Watch Eyewitness Dog Facts (12).

    • Write ten facts, using complete sentences.

    • Number them.

    • Write ten more facts for extra credit.

  • Friday, 12/7

  • Enter (1) Chap 5.4 answers into ebackpack.

  • Finish Compare & Contrast (8).

    • Fill in Meiosis info.

  • Play game: crossword puzzle on (8).

    • Turn in one paper per team.

  • Monday, 11/26

  • Receive IV-T1.

    • Get parent signature on it for 15/10 pts, if turned in on 11/27.

  • Copy info into planner, word-for-word for credit.

  • Complete Mitosis Questions with your lab group.

  • Work on front of (5).

    • Draw a cross section of a toe. Add types of cells, using color.

  • Tuesday, 11/27

  • Finish building DNA Ladder (4).

    • Color pieces as instructed.

    • Cut & glue onto (4).

    • Label parts and include a key on DNA Ladder.

      • See Ms. LeDuff’s example.

      • IT’S DUE Thursday, 11/29, BY 1:30 PM.

  • Wednesday, 11/28, & Thursday, 11/29

  • Finish (5).

  • Receive Microscope Lab #1 (8): Mitosis.

    • Add abbreviation definitions.

    • Review steps.

      • See next slide.

  • Friday, 11/30

  • Take out (1) & (2) C&D.

  • Enter (1) Chap 4.4 answers & Chap 5.3 into ebp.

  • Work on Gizmos (2): Cell Types Activity C.

  • Play a game.

  • Tuesday, 11/13 (Monday, 11/12)

  • Take out a pen, planner, & (1).

  • Turn in Late Work for LWT1 for report card grade or by 3:30 today after school to Ms. LeDuff.

  • Copy info into planner, word-for-word, for credit.

  • Enter (1) 4.3 answers into ebackpack.

    • On 4.3  answer to 9. is chromosome

  • Complete Brain Pops, as usual. See Ms. LeDuff’s website for details.

    • DNA (Cellular Life & Genetics)

    • Mitosis  (CL & G)

    • RNA for extra credit (CL & G)

  • Wednesday, 11/14, & Thursday, 11/15

  • Receive DNA Extraction Lab (7).

    • Complete lab, as instructed.

    • Add notes onto (7) in red.

    • Stay in your seat, unless wearing the clear lab apron. Lab student is out of seat only to pick up supplies, clean tools, and return supplies for lab points.

    • Receive 20 lab pts for results.

    • Receive another 20 lab pts for clean up.

  • Friday, 11/16

  • Take out a pen, (3), (4), paper w/piece in sheet protector, and colored utensils.

  • Finish building DNA Ladder (4).

    • Color pieces as instructed.

    • Cut & glue onto (4).

    • Label parts and include a key on DNA Ladder.

      • See Ms. LeDuff’s example.

  • Have a great Thanksgiving break!

  • Monday, 11/5

  • Write page 2 on old paper planner. Write page 3 on new planner.

    • Turn in page 2 planner for credit.

  • Copy information into planner, word-for-word for credit.

  • Pull lottery.

  • Complete Cell & Cell Processes Binder Check. ✅

    • Follow instructions. See codes on other projector.

    • Remove Light Microscope (3). Change it to V. Place behind purple IV in the rings.

    • Leave Roman numerals and sheet protector in the rings.

    • Remove (10) & (17) from rings.

      • Collect (10) & (17).

    • Remove (1) to (20) from rings. Close rings.

    • Staple once in top left corner from front. Staple once in back.

    • Place C&CP Binder Check on top of stapled unit.

  • Receive (1) Chap 4-6, p 75-110.

    • Start to fill in chart on p80 with Ms. LeDuff’s example.

  • Tuesday, 11/6

  • Receive back Gizmos.

    • Renumber them both (2).

  • Work on (2) Gizmos: Cell Types B & C.

  • Complete BrainPop: DNA.

  • Wed, 11/7, & Thurs, 11/8

  • Receive and complete DNA Double Helix (3).

  • Receive DNA Ladder pieces.

    • Color pieces as instructed.

    • Cut pieces out one at a time and glue onto your (4).

  • Friday, 11/9

  • Receive & complete (5)Genetics Vocab #1.

  • Enter (1) Chap 4.3 into ebp.

  • Monday 10/29

  • Copy info into planner, word-for word.

  • Receive C&CP Binder Check (0).

  • Pull lottery.

  • Receive & work on(20) Review for Photosynthesis & Cellular Respiration for Quiz by using (13) & (16). Color code it.

  • Tuesday 10/30

  • Work on (20).

    • Color code it.

  • Put everything away IN ORDER.

  • Listen to creepy/weird animal stories for Halloween!

  • Wed 10/31 & Thurs 11/1

  • Complete Microscope Lab#3: Onion & Cheek Cells (15).

    • Fill in observations.

    • Draw, color, & label.

    • Turn in (15) at end of class for 40 points.

    • Earn lab pts for being focused & being able to focus your microscope.

    • Earn lab pts for clean up.

  • Finish coloring front & back of Plant Cell (14).

  • Friday 11/2

  • Take Photosynthesis & Cellular Respiration Quiz in ebp, using (20).

  • Work on BrainPop: Cellular Respiration & Metabolism.

  • Monday 10/22

  • Take out a pen and planner.

    • Take out lottery tickets.

  • Copy info into planner, word-for word.

  • Discuss detention list.

  • Receive Eye Drawing & B. Nye Eye (19).

    • Watch B. Nye Eye video.

    • Fill in the answers during video.

    • Correct your answers after video.

  • Tuesday, 10/23

  • Take out a pen, colored utensils, (17), & (19).

  • Color Eye Drawing, as instructed.

  • Period 3 & absent students log into Google Classroom.

  • Work on Gizmos: Activity D (17).

    • It’s on Cellular Respiration, which produces ATP!

  • Wed 10/24 & Thurs 10/25

  • Complete Cow Eye Dissection.

    • Earn 40 result points & clean up points.

    • Earn 50 points for dissection.

    • Take off gloves, as shown.

  • Friday 10/26

  • Take out (1) from sheet protector.

  • Enter (1) Chap 2.4 answers into ebackpack.

  • Play game: Animal Sounds.
  • Mon, 10/15
  • Turn in IV w/ps for 6/10 pts.
  • Copy info into planner, word-for word. 
  • Enter (1) 4.1 into ebp.
  • Work on BrainPop. See Ms. L’s website.
  • Tues, 10/16
  • Receive & complete Cell. Respiration (16).
  • Receive & work on (17) Gizmos: Activity C&D.Complete Activity D.
  • Wed, 10/17, & Thurs, 10/18
  • Receive & complete Diffusion Labs (18).
  • Earn lab points for results & clean up.
  • Fri, 10/19
  • Enter (1) 4.2 into ebp.
  • Complete BrainPops: Cellular Respiration & Metabolism (EC).
  • Monday, 10/8

  • Take out a pen, planner, Artgraph, & IV if signed by parent. If you use my planners, take out both. Turn in old one for points.

  • Turn in IV w/ps for 15/10 pts and turn in Artgraph for chance to win a HWP or broccoli.

  • Copy info into planner, word-for word. Discuss P/T/S Conferences.

  • Receive UCLA Team conference letter. Please give to your parents.

  • Pull lottery, plus Late for Lunch winners. Changing lottery to Monday.

  • Receive & complete Photosynthesis (13).

  • Tuesday, 10/9

  • Take out pen, IV w/ps, colored utensils, & binder.

  • Turn in IV for 10/10 pts.

  • Receive Plant Cell (14). Add notes. Color it.

  • Receive 34 pts for Cell & Cell Processes binder check.

  • Period 3: Enter (1) 3.4 into ebp.

  • Log into Google Classroom for GoGuardian to begin.

  • Complete Brain Pops. Sc→ under Cellular Life & Genetics→Photosynthesis, under Diversity of Life→ Algae & Autumn Leaves (EC).

  • Remember to enter class code: 18scp#. Watch video, take review quiz, take graded quiz & submit to teacher for points.

  • Wednesday, 10/10, or Thursday, 10/11

  • Take out pencil, (14), and colored utensils.

  • Receive Microscope Lab# 3 (15).

    • Prepare your own slides.

      • It takes practice!

    • Add notes & observations. Draw, color, and label slides.

  • Monday 10/1

  • Copy info into planner, word-for-word.

  • Receive & complete C&CP Vocab #3 (11). Add notes & coloring.

  • Tuesday, 10/2

  • Turn in Sc LW for P1.

  • Complete BrainPops: Cells, Cell Structures, Diffusion, Active Transport, & Atoms (extra credit). Due by 4pm on 10/5.

  • Wed 10/3, & Thurs 10/4

  • Receive & complete Test Tube Lab (12).

  • Fri 10/5

  • Enter (1) Chap 3.4 answers into ebackpack.

  • Complete Artgraph.

  • Work on Gizmos (10).

  • Monday 9/24

  • Copy info into planner, word-for-word.

  • Finish (6), (7), & (8).

  • Turn in (7) to be graded.

  • Tuesday 9/25

  • Receive & work on Cell Types in Gizmos (10).

  • Receive & work on New 24 item T chart (9).

  • Wed 9/26 & Thurs 9/27

  • Review microscope procedures & issues.

  • Complete Microscope Lab #1 (4).

  • Complete Microscope Labe #2 (9).

  • Fri 9/28

  • Work on Chap 3.3 in class.

  • Look at Hidden Worlds book.

  • Work on Brain Pops.

  • Monday, 9/17

  • Take out a pen, (5), & planner.

  • Copy info into planner, word-for-word.

  • Discuss alive or dead items.

    • Look at 24 Items T chart.

  • Receive & complete (8) Characteristics of Life.

  • Complete binder check for points.

  • Tuesday, 9/18

  • Take out a pen & (1).

  • Receive & complete (6) Cells & Cell Processes Vocabulary #2.

  • Enter (1) Chap 3.2 answers into ebackpack.

  • Complete BrainPop: Cells & Cell Structures.

  • Wed, 9/19, & Thurs, 9/20

  • Take out a pen & colored utensils.

  • Receive & complete (7) Animal Cell Drawing.

    • Add notes.

  • Complete Egg Labs.

  • Friday, 9/21

  • Take out (1) & (3).

  • Pull lottery.

  • Complete Microscope Quiz into ebackpack.

    • Use (3) to answer questions.

  • Complete (1) Chap 3.2 answers into ebackpack.

Cells & Cell Processes

Cells & Cell Processes

I. Class Guidelines, p1-2

I. Class Guidelines, p3-4

II. Lab Safety Contract

III.Correction Instructions

IV. Sc Grade Printout for P1

IV. Sc Grade Printout for T1

V. Light Microscope

(1) Chap 2-4 p 75-110

(2) Gizmos: Cell Types A&B

(2) Gizmos: Cell Types C&D

(3) DNA Double Helix

(4) DNA Ladder

(5) Genetics Vocab#1

(6) Cells & Cell Processes Binder Check

(7) DNA Extraction Lab

(8) Microscope Lab #1: Mitosis

Compare & Contrast M&M w/puzzle

(9) Genetics Vocabulary #2

(10) Fruit Fly Genetics

(11) Planner Check Trimester 1

(12) Eyewitness Dog Facts

(13) Fruit Fly Chromosomes

(14) Microscope Lab #2: Meiosis

 

 

 

 

 



 

Planner Information (HW): Week of 12/10-12/14

Mon 12/10 HW: Underline or highlight main ideas on DNA Extraction Lab (7). Answers will be transferred into ebp on 12/14.

Tues 12/11    HW: Write up a 3x5 index card with Mitosis & Meiosis facts. Use (8), (5), & (13). Review Chap 4.3 & 4.4.

Wed 12/12   HW:  Same as 12/11

Thurs 12/13   HW: Same as 12/11

Friday 12/14  Take Mitosis and Meiosis Quiz in ebackpack, using 3x5 index card. Enter answers into ebp from DNA Extraction Lab, using (7).

Mon 12/3 HW: Be ready for planner check on block day.

Tues 12/4 Read Chap 5.4 in textbook, p 175-181.

Wed 12/5  HW: Complete (1) 5.4. Underline main ideas on p96. Complete only p 99-100.

Thurs 12/6 HW: Finish BrainPops, which are due 12/7 at 4pm.

Fri 12/7 Enter (1) Chap 5.4 p 99-100 answers into ebackpack.

Mon 11/26   HW: Get parent signature on IV-T1 to receive 15/10 pts, if turned in on 11/27.

Tues 11/27    Turn in IV-T1 w/ps. HW: Finish (4) DNA Ladder by 11/29 at 1:30.

Wed 11/28 HW: Read Chap 5.3, p 170-174 in textbook.

Thurs 11/29   HW: Complete (1) Chap 5.3 ws, p 93-95. Highlight a main topic in each paragraph on p 93. Skip chart on p 94.

Friday 11/30  Enter (1) Chap 5.3 answers into ebp.

Mon 11/12      No school for Veterans Day!

Tues 11/13     Turn in late work. If turning in 3 or more assignments, stay after school for Ms. LeDuff grade your work while you help her on 11/13, 11/14, & 11/15. HW: Collect 10 batteries for 20 bonus points. Serve detentions. Both are due by 1:15 pm on 11/15.

Wed 11/14     Stay after school to finish highlighting on (1) Chap 2-4. HW: Read Chap 4.4, p 138-141 in textbook. 

Thurs 11/15  HW: Complete (1) Chap 4.4, p 82-84. Highlight main idea on p 82. Skip chart on p 83.

Fri 11/16        Enter (1) Chap 4.4 into ebackpack. 

Mon 11/5           HW: Finish BP: C. Respiration & Metabolism by today at 5pm.

Tues 11/6          Start new unit: Genetics. HW: Read Chap 4.3, p129-136, in science textbook.     

Wed 11/7           HW: Complete (1) 4.3 ws p 76-81. Highlight the main ideas in each paragraph on p76. Skip chart on p77.

Thurs 11/8        HW: Same as 11/7

Fri 11/9              Enter (1) 4.3 ws answers into ebackpack. 

Mon 10/29          HW: Organize Cells & Cell Processes Binder Check, using (0).

Tues 10/30         HW: Finish all assignments. See C&CP Binder Check.

Wed 10/31          HW: None for Halloween!

Thurs 11/1          HW: Complete & review (20) for quiz tomorrow. Be ready for binder check. Finish 2 Brain Pops.                                                                                                                                              Fri 11/2               Take Photo & C. Respiration Quiz, using (20). Turn in C&CP Unit, (1)-(20). 

Mon 10/22  HW: Serve open detentions to participate in cow eye dissection on block day. 

Tues 10/23 HW: 1. Read Chap 2.4, p 62-64.       2. If you have long hair, bring a ponytail holder to use during dissection.

Wed 10/24   p 4, 6, & 8: Complete eye dissection.       HW: Complete (1) Chap 2.4, p 46-48. Highlight main ideas in each paragraph on p 46. Skip chart on p 47.

Thurs 10/25  p 3 & 7: Complete eye dissection.    HW: Same as 10/24

Fri 10/26       Enter HW (1) Chap 2.4 into ebp.

Mon 10/15      HW: Read Chap 4.2, p 123-127, in science textbook.  

Tues 10/16     HW: Complete (1) Chap 4.2 ws, p 72-74. Highlight main ideas on p72. Skip chart on p73.

Wed 10/17      HW: same as 10/16            

Thurs 10/18    HW: Make sure BrainPops are completed by due date. See Ms. L’s webpage. Write out 10 facts if missed due date. Put in late work.

Fri 10/19        Enter (1) 4.2 answers into ebackpack.

Mon 10/8       HW: 1.Tell your parent about conferences on 10/10, 10/11 or 10/12. 2. Read Chap 4.1, p 118-122, in science textbook. 

Tues 10/9     HW: Complete Chap 4.1 ws p 68-71 (1). Highlight main ideas on p 68. Skip chart.

Wed 10/10    Half day: Attend Parent/Teacher/Student Conferences  from 1pm to 3pm. HW: Earn 20 bonus pts in science, if you attend a s conference w/parent.

Thurs 11/9    Attend P/T/S Conf from pm to 3pm or 4pm to 6:45pm  HW: Earn 20 bonus pts in sc, if you attend a sc conference w/parent.

Fri 10/12        No School! P/T/S Conf from 8am to 12pm

Mon 10/1      HW: Work on Sc LW, due 10/2 by 3:30pm.

Tues 10/2     Turn in Sc LW today by 3:30 pm, including batteries. HW: Read Chap 3.4, p 102-107, in textbook.

Wed 10/3     HW: Complete (1) Chap 3.4, p 65-67. Underline in red or highlight main ideas on p65. Skip chart on p66.

Thurs 10/4   HW: Same as 10/3

Fri 10/5        Enter (1) 3.4 answers into epb. Submit BrainPop graded quiz scores to Ms. LeDuff by 4 pm today.

Mon 9/24      HW: Read Chap 3.3, p97-101, in textbook.

Tues 9/25     HW: Gather 10 used batteries to turn in by 10/2 for 20 bonus points for your P1 grade.

Wed 9/26      HW: Work on science late work or corrections, which is due 10/2. Put in Late Work folders on wall in r#11.

Thurs 9/27    HW: same as 9/26                                                                             

Fri 9/28        Turn in 10 batteries for bonus points. HW: none

9/17 Mon      HW: Read Chap 3.2, p88-95.

9/18 Tues     HW: Complete (1) Chap 3.2 workbook p 57-60. Underline in red or highlight main ideas on p 57. Skip chart on p 58.

9/19 Wed      HW: Same as 9/18.             

9/20 Thurs    HW: Review (2) for microscope quiz.

9/21 Fri         Take Microscope Quiz in ebackpack, using (3). Enter (1) Chap 3.2 answers into ebackpack.