Week of September 25 Big Ideas: connections, interdependence Standards: 8ESS.2, ESS.3 B.2.1, B.2.2, B.2.4
Monday~ Sci 8- Begin Ecology Thinket. Complete 7 by October 5. *Continue to work on vocabulary graphic organizer. The list is the vocabulary list for 9/18. *Read pages 164-170 from textbook. Create a page of visual notes for the section. (This can be on paper or on the ipad.) Bio~ Create dichotomous key. Use how-to video on weebly on week of Sept. 18.
Tuesday~ Sci 8- We will go over the definitions from the vocabulary list Modify definitions as necessary to make certain that definitions are those that relate to science. *Finish reading section in book. Take visual notes. *Discuss hydrologic cycle.
Bio~ Create cladogram using tools on my weebly.
Wednesday~ Sci 8-*We will complete the activity, The Incredible Journey. *Students will complete the summary check on my website as a follow-up. This is due on Friday.
Bio~ Discuss biogeochemical cycles in class. Take part in The Incredible Journey activity
Thursday~ *We will discuss the nitrogen cycle and carbon/oxygen cycle. *We will go over the cycles flow chart project and begin to complete it. Bio~ Same as above
Friday~ *Quiz over dichotomous keys, vocabulary list, cycles *Students will work on fossil fuels doodle notes Bio~ quiz over dichotomous keys, cladograms, scientific names, levels of taxonomy, characteristics of kingdoms