Grade 7 Science

Posted on May 20, 2019

Test – moved to Thursday 5/23/19, (Chapter 11:L1 &L3 &  Chapter 12:L3)
Test combines two chapters.  Do worksheets, review vocabulary, key concepts, and
go over review questions for each lesson.  

Quiz – Thursday, 5/02/19 (Ch. 9.Lesson 1  & Ch10.Lesson2-3)

Ch9, Lesson1 & Ch 10,Lesson2
Finish doing review questions for Ch9,L1 & Ch10,L2  if you did not complete during class.

Quiz on Monday, 4/01/19 (Ch. 8, Lesson 1 – 2)

Homework due Wednesday, 03/27/19
– Ch.8, Lesson 1 Review (questions 1-9)

Test on Tuesday, 3/12/19 (Ch. 6, Lesson 1 – 2)
Review vocabulary, key concepts, and do lesson review questions for lessons 1 – 2

Science Fair Event – Friday, 02/22/2019
Students – rehearse presentation and review trifold & binder to prep for Science Fair event.

Finalize Science Fair binder & Tri-fold boards
DUE DATE moved to Monday, 02/11/19
 * Worth two Quiz grades (60 points).

Quiz on Thursday, 1/17/19 (Ch. 5, Lesson 1 – 2)
Study tips:  review vocabulary, key concepts, and do lesson review questions for lessons 1 – 2

Notebook Binder, for Science Fair – due Monday, 1/14/2019.
All necessary papers must be inserted, Background Research must be 2-3 pages w/ 5 cited sources.
See checklist given in class, or check Google Classroom for “Notebook Binder Sample”.  Total – 15 points.

Prepare Science Fair Binder 
 due Monday, 1/7/2019.
For details / instructions, check your packet or click here
Note:
use the updated timeline 2019 that was handed out or posted on Google Classroom.

We also launched Mr. An’s “Google classroom” for other posted resources
including Science Fair here 

Step 6-7, Science Fair – “Draft Abstract” is due Thursday 12/13/18.
For an example of Abstract, click here
1) Reminder
: A parent need to sign off your final proposal to get started on experiment.
2) Prepare your Science binder w/ dividers and bring to class next week.


Homework due Tuesday, 12/04/18
– Ch.4, Lesson 2 Review (p.139, questions 1-6, 8)

Quiz moved to next Wednesday, 12/05/18 (Ch. 4, Lesson 1 – 2)
Study tips:  review vocabulary, key concepts, and do Chapter 4 , lessons review 1 – 2.  Use your connectED account for practice lesson & quizzes.

Work on Science Fair project this weekend.  Do necessary research!
Steps 4-5, “Final  Project Proposal” 
 is due Friday 11/16/18.
* unless given exception, points are deducted if submitted late (worth quiz grade – 30 points).
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Homework due Monday 11/05/18
– Ch.3, Lesson 1 Review (p.96, questions 1-10)
Step 3 “First Draft Proposal” extended due date to Tuesday 11/06/18
Quiz on Ch3 Lesson 1-2 on Thursday 11/08/18

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Test on Thursday, 10/25/18 (Ch. 2, Lesson 1 – 4)
Study tips:  review vocabulary, key concepts, and do lesson review questions for lessons 1 – 4.
You can use your connectED account for practice quizzes.

Homework due Monday 10/22/18
– Ch.2, Lesson 3 Review (p.68, questions 1-9)
– Science Fair “3 project ideas” revision due Thursday 10/25/18
Project ideas have been returned to students (who turned in their ideas).  Make changes / revisions based on teacher’s questions & feedback.  Students with * on their idea(s) can start on writing first draft proposals and can be uploaded  here.

Three project ideas– proposal for Science Fair due Thursday 10/18/18.
– Note: points deducted if submitted late.
– Refer to packet for instructions & timeline.

Homework due Monday 10/15/18
– Ch.2, Lesson 2 Review (p.60, questions 1-11)

Science Fair 2018-2019 !!!
Parent signature due Wednesday 10/10/18.
– Students received a packet w/ letter to parents on Friday, 10/5/18.
– Digital copy of letter and packet are available here:
->  Letter to Parent     Packet 2018-2019
-> Grade 7 science fair assignments can be uploaded  here.
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New to Science Fair?  Here are some suggested resources to get started.  


Homework due Tuesday 10/2/18
Ch.1, Lesson 3 Review (p.33, questions 1 – 8).  Complete if not done in class.
Reminder, prepare for Chapter 1 Test on Thursday!

Test next Thursday, 10/04/18 – Chapter 1, Lesson 1 – 3.
Study tips:  review flash cards, vocabulary sheet and do Lesson review questions for lessons 1 – 3.
Do end of chapter 1 review questions as practice.  You can use your connectED account for practice quizzes.

Homework due Thursday 9/27/18 – “Characteristics of Life & Classifying Organisms”
Ch.1, Lesson 1 Review (p.16, questions 1 – 11).  Complete if you did not finish in class.
Ch.1, Lesson 2 Review (p.24, questions 1-9).

Assignment Due Monday, 9/17/18 “Study Guide & Review”
p. NOS32   Questions 1-3 & 7-10.  

Quiz next Thursday, 9/20/18 – Scientific Inquiry
Study tips:  review flash cards, vocabulary sheet and class lesson notes (both handed out).
You can use your connectED account to watch BrainPop video & do practice quiz review.

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Lab safety forms due by – Thursday, 9/5/18
Parents need to sign the form.

Note: Students were given login accounts for access to connectED.  This can be a helpful online resource for eBook, extra learning materials, and practice quizzes.  Website login below:
https://connected.mcgraw-hill.com

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Homework due Wed. 9/5/18- Write flash cards vocabulary- 
Observation, Inference, Hypothesis, Prediction, Scientific Theory, and  Scientific Law.
Answer concept question: “What is Scientific Inquiry?”

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Science 7 – “Life Science” (Biology / Study Of Living Things)
Highlights – Scientific Inquiry, Cell Structure & Function, Plants & Animals, Interactions w/ Life.
Fun cultural references w/ science & real life applications.
Projects – Science Fair intro & preparation starts September 28, 2018

Resources: Virginia Grade 7 i-Science, Glencoe c2013
Website = online textbook access @  www.connected.mcgraw-hill.com .  Online access for multimedia and practice quiz resources beyond the textbook will be available for students.

Required SuppliesScience notebook / journal

Grading/AssessmentsChapter tests and quizzes, Class Engagement/Labs/Participation, Homework/Practice, Science Fair Project

Homework assignments – Will be posted each lesson week.  – Mr. An

 

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