7th Grade Science

Weeks of 4/4 + 4/11

Welcome Back!

I hope everyone had a wonderful break!


Important Dates


  • Asexual Reproduction Quiz 4/8
  • Report Cards 4/11


Current Standard(s) 7.L.1.2


Essential Questions

  • What is genetics?
  • Why does asexual reproduction result in less variation than other types of reproduction, such as fertilization?
  • How do new body cells form?
  • Why must gametes reproduce through meiosis instead of mitosis like normal body cells?
  • What steps must occur for mitosis and meiosis to correctly form new cells?
  • What is DNA? How is it structured?

Tentative Schedule

MONDAY (4/4)


CW: Bill Nye Greatest Discoveries in Biology w/ Worksheet


HW: None


TUESDAY


CW: Intro to Genetics Discussion w/ Vocab, Interactives + Clips


HW: None


WEDNESDAY


CW: Asexual Reproduction Preassessment + Begin Discussion


HW: Begin Correcting Pre Assessment


THURSDAY


CW: Continue Discussing Types of Reproduction + Puppy Lab


HW: Finish Correcting Pre Assessment + Study


FRIDAY


CW: Finsh Types of Reproduction Discussion and Asexual Reproduction Quiz


HW: None


MONDAY (4/11)


CW: Begin Discussion of Cell Division w/ Vocab, Interactives, WS + Clips


HW: Finish Mitosis Practice WS


TUESDAY


CW: Continue Monday


HW: Finish CW


WEDNESDAY


CW: Compare + Contrast Mitosis and Meiosis and Tour of the Basics WebQuest, Possible Lab


HW: Study


THURSDAY


CW: Cell Division Quiz + Strawberry Lab


HW: None


FRIDAY


CW: Bill Nye Video(s) + Online Testing Tutorials


HW: None