5th/6th CEC Science


Homework Posting

Fourth Quarter Homework:

Late work will receive a 50% deduction.

Tuesday, April 25: Excretory & Digestive System Test today; Skeletal System packet due May 2.

Tuesday, April 18: read Skeletal System informational packet; study for the Digestive System and Excretory System test (which will be given in class 4-25)

 

Third Quarter Homework:

Late work turned in this quarter will receive a 50% deduction.

Thursday, March 9: Circulatory System Packet due March 14; Blood Cells wksh due March 14.

Tuesday, March 7: Circulatory System Packet due March 14.

Thursday, March 2: class discussion of lungs; no hw

Tuesday, February 28: finished Lung Lab; turned in packet; no homework.

Thursday, February 16: Collected Cell Projects; Started Lung Lab; work on packet

Tuesday, February 7: Cell project due February 16.

Thursday, February 2: read chapter 1 in book; Work on The Incredible Cell Project – due February 16.

5S                                   The Incredible Cell

 

You will be required to construct a three-dimensional model of a plant or animal cell.

 

My model: _________________________      Due Date: ________________

 

Each model must include all of the following organelles and their functions:

  • Cell wall (plant cell only)
  • Cell membrane
  • Nucleus
  • Nucleolus
  • Cytoplasm
  • Endoplasmic reticulum
  • Golgi bodies
  • Ribosomes
  • Mitochondria
  • Vacuole
  • Lysosome (animal cell only)
  • Chloroplast (plant cell only)

 

Grading:

  • Is your name on the project?
  • Is the cell type identified? (plant or animal cell)
  • Is the model a three-dimensional model of a plant or animal cell?
  • Are all the organelles listed above included?
  • Are the organelles correctly labeled? Each organelle must be labeled with its name and function. You may label each organelle or use a key.
  • Are the relationships between the parts shown correctly? For example, is the endoplasmic reticulum around the nucleus?
  • Did you use proper conventions: spelling, grammar, etc.?

 

 

 

Tuesday, January 31: Cell structure packet is due Thursday, February 2; today we looked at cells through a microscope.

Thursday, January 26: read Cell Structure packet; Cell Structure worksheet is due Thursday, February 2. Study the Animal and Plant cell diagram.

Tuesday, January 24: read Cell Structure packet; Cell Structure worksheet is due Thursday, February 2.

Second Quarter Homework:

Please note my new policy on homework: If homework is not turned in the day it is due, the student will receive 25% deduction (unless the student is absent). All missing work must be turned in by the ay of the test or the student will receive a zero for that

assignment. 

Thursday, January 12: SNOW DAY!!! Chapter 7-2 packet is due January 17; Exam Review Chapter 7 follows:

5/6CECS                  Aquatic Ecosystems                                Ch. 7

                               First Semester Exam  Review

 

Aquatic ecosystems

Barrier island

Benthic zone

Benthos

Coral reef

estuary

eutrophication

Freshwater ecosystems

Littoral zone

Mangrove swamp

Marine ecosystems

nekton

plankton

Salinity

Salt marsh

wetland

 

Tuesday, January 10: Chapter 7-2 packet due January 17; Exam Review assignments due January 19; Exam January 19

Thursday, January 5: Exam Review Chapter 4 & 5 due January 19; Chapter 7-1 packet due January 10.

Tuesday, January 3: Exam Review Chapter 4 due January 19; Chapter 7-1 packet due January 10.

Thursday, December 8: Biome Presentations

Tuesday, December 6: Biome Presentations

Thursday, December 1: Biome Presentations begin next week.

Tuesday, November 29: discussed biome project; worked on biome project; assigned dates for biome presentation

Tuesday, November 22: work on biome project in class; we will discuss due dates, expectations, etc. next Tuesday.

Tuesday, November 15: Took Chapter 5 Test; assigned Biome – students will be working on a biome project in class and at  home; today they were given their biome. hw: find resources (books, printouts, etc.) to bring to school on Thursday. On Thursday,  November 17 we will discuss the requirements of this project.

Thursday, November 10: Chapter 5 test 11-15; Dissected Owl Pellets worksheet due 11-15 if not already turned in 11-10

Tuesday, November 8: Review packet due today; Dissected Owl Pellets in class -we’ll finish on Thursday; hw: study for test which is Tuesday, November 15

Tuesday, November 1: Chapter 5 Section 3 packet & Cycles in Nature poster due on Thursday, November 3.

 

Tuesday, September 6: Welcome back to Sacred Heart Academy. Today we discussed the syllabus and general classroom information. We also began our first group project, which will be to build a tower from everyday materials.

Homework: Think about a design for a tower. We will discuss the rules of the project, and I’ll pass out materials on Thursday.

Tuesday, September 27 – discussed chapter 4 section 1 & 2. no homework

Thursday, September 29 – hands-on activity; homework: section 3 in journal (students will receive the requirements for the section today, although they’re the same for each section)

 

Tuesday, October 4: p. 115-116 #1-22

 

Thursday, October 6: finish kingdoms poster in class; study for test(October 13)

Tuesday, October 11: review for test

Thursday, October 13:  Test; homework is to work on chapter 5 section 1 packet (due October 20)

 

Tuesday, October 18: hw: Test corrections; Chapter 5 section 1 packet due Thursday, October 20.

 

Thursday, October 20: hw: Chapter 5 section 2 packet due October 27.

 

Tuesday, October 25: finished Food Webs in class; discussed Cycles in Nature poster which is due Thursday, November 3

 

Thursday, October 27: discussed Chapter 5 section 3 in class; Chapter 5 Section 3 packet due November 3; Cycles in Nature poster due November 3 also.