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6th Grade GT Science Agenda September 16-20

Monday:                       Go Over Test

Plant & Animal Cell PowerPoint

                                    Take Notes on PowerPoint

                                    Cells Word Search

Tuesday:                      Amoeba Sisters Video and Handout

                                    Cell Diagrams

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8IlzKri08kk&list=PLwL0Myd7Dk1F0iQPGrjehze3eDpco1eVz&index=12

Wednesday:                 Plant & Animal Cells Article Analysis

Jigsaw Article

(G.I.S.T. Method)

Thursday:                     Egg Lab

                                    Cell Analogies

Friday:                         Review Game

Test

6-MS-LS1-1

Conduct an investigation to provide evidence that living things are made of cells, either one or many different numbers and types.

6-MS-LS1-2

Develop and use a model to describe the function of a cell as a whole and ways parts of cells contribute to the function.

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7th Grade Science Agenda September 16-20

Monday:                       Sexual/Asexual Reproduction

Variation/Selective Breeding 

                                                Advantages/disadvantages of Sexual/Asexual

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LO65kGH-vV4

Tuesday:                      Genetics (p. 149-155)

                                    Mendel & his Pea Plants Article

                                    Punnett Squares (p. 159-166)

Wednesday:                 Pros/Cons of Genetic Modification/Article & Video Analysis

Jigsaw Article

(G.I.S.T. Method)

Thursday:                     Begin Dragon Genetics Activity

Friday:                         Test

Finish Dragon Genetics Activity

7-MS-LS3-2

Develop and use a model to describe why asexual reproduction results in offspring with identical genetic information and sexual reproduction results in offspring with genetic variation.

7-MS-LS4-5

Gather, read, and synthesize information about technologies that have changed the way humans influence the inheritance of desired traits in organisms.

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8th Grade Science Agenda September 16-20

Monday:                       Energy Transformation PowerPoint & Notes

Energy Transformation WS

Tuesday:                      Thermal Energy Transfer PowerPoint & Notes

                                    Absorbing and Releasing Thermal Energy Lab

Wednesday:                 Solar Cooker Article & Video Analysis (G.I.S.T. Method)

Thursday:                     Solar Cooker Virtual Lab

                                    Review

Friday:                        Test

Pizza Box Solar Cookers

8-MS-PS3-3

Apply scientific principles to design, construct, and test a device that either minimizes or maximizes thermal energy transfer.

8-MS-PS1-6

Undertake a design project to construct, test, and modify a device that either releases or absorbs thermal energy by chemical processes