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Life science 9 1 11

Life Science – 9/1/11

  • Write your first and last name on the front of the card.

  • On the back, answer these questions. One sentence each:

    • LIKE - What do you like about science?

    • STRUGGLE - What do you struggle with in science?

    • LEARNER - Do you think you are a visual, verbal, or kinesthetic (learning by doing) type of learner?

    • GRADE - What grade do you hope to get?


Rules role play

Rules Role Play

  • Example or Non-example

  • Must be school appropriate and short (2-3 minutes)

  • I can play myself, or you can be teacher.

  • Brainstorm, notes, design, rehearse – TIME.

  • Each group will present.


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Life Science – 9/2/11

On your Entry Task Answer Sheet, under “FRIDAY”

  • What are the three big ideas of science?

  • List 3 topics we will study this year.

  • How much is this entry task worth?

  • When finished, wait for Ms. Maring to get your paper.

  • Look at the words on your class tree. Choose TWO things you are curious about.


Grow your learning goals

Grow your learning goals…

  • On your leaf/acorn, write your name.

  • Write one topic you are interested in learning on the front.

  • When you have reached that learning goal, you will “harvest” these and answer 5 questions (worth 5 points)

  • Repeat process on another leaf/acorn.

  • When finished, hold up both leaves/acorns.


Rules role play presentations

Rules Role Play Presentations

  • Matrix –

  • Expectations for group work: RESPECT

    • Self

    • Others

    • Property

  • We will be watching one or two presentations.


Design your t shirt

Design your T-shirt

  • Include drawings or cut-out photos which describe “Who you are.”

  • These can be favorite things to do, family, music, sports, books, pets, etc.

  • Your T-shirt will be displayed – make it nice!

  • RESPECT PROPERTY – lids on markers, conserve glue, pick up scraps, share supplies.


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Life Science – 9/6/11

  • Fill out top of Entry Task Sheet –

  • week 9/6-9/9

  • Keep until Friday in binder.

  • TUESDAY - What are 3 expectations in Ms. Maring’s class? For each, give an example and a non-example.

  • When finished, get out materials for this class – notebook, folder or binder, good attitude. Handouts from last week: matrix.


Safety rules and contract

Safety Rules and Contract

  • Show fire extinguisher

  • Show MSDS

  • Show emergency exit

  • Goggles

  • Review, sign, detach and return bottom portion to Ms. Maring.


Set up notebook

Set up notebook

  • Notebook – name and grade inside front cover.

  • Number pages front and back.

  • Page 1 – fold hotdog. Top – TABLE OF CONTENTS. Number down column on left. Number down column on right.

  • Page 2 – classroom matrix

  • Page 3 – safety rules

  • Page 4 – safety cartoon

  • Page 5 – fold hotdog. Number 1-36. For each, write down what is wrong in the “What not to do Laboratory.”

  • When finished, come up to choose bin. THEN – design your T-shirt until the end of class.


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Life Science 9/7/11

Entry Task - WEDNESDAY

  • Describe 2 safety rules we will follow in the science classroom.

  • Describe 2 unsafe activities in the science classroom or lab setting. Consequences?

  • When is your syllabus due?

    When finished, get out notebook, safety rules, and safety cartoon!


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Safety Rules and Contract

  • Show fire extinguisher

  • Show MSDS

  • Show emergency exit

  • Goggles

  • Review, sign, detach and return bottom portion to Ms. Maring.


Set up notebook1

Set up notebook

  • Notebook – name and grade inside front cover.

  • Number pages front and back.

  • Page 1 – fold hotdog. Top – TABLE OF CONTENTS. Number down column on left. Number down column on right.

  • Page 2 – classroom matrix

  • Page 3 – safety rules

  • Page 4 – safety cartoon

  • Page 5 – fold hotdog. Number 1-36. For each, write down what is wrong in the “What not to do Laboratory.”

  • When finished, come up to choose bin. THEN – design your T-shirt until the end of class.


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Design your T-shirt

  • Include drawings, cut-out photos, or words which describe “Who you are.”

  • These can be favorite things to do, family, music, sports, books, pets, etc.

  • Your T-shirt will be displayed – make it nice!

  • RESPECT PROPERTY – lids on markers, conserve glue, pick up scraps, share supplies.


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Life Science 9/8/11

  • Entry Task – THURSDAY

  • Why is a table of contents a good idea for our notebooks?

  • When might you use your notebook in this class?

  • Is your notebook set-up?

  • When finished, work on your safety cartoon answers page 5.


Seating chart

SEATING CHART

  • Move to the outside with your things.

  • Quietly moved to assigned seat.

  • Stay in your assigned seat today.

  • If you have an individual concern, please see me before or after school.

  • People may be moved if they cannot see or focus in their new spot.


Your storage bin

Your storage bin

  • Work on your safety cartoon answers on page 5.

  • I will call each table up to assign storage bins.

  • Please work quietly at your seat until your group is called.


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Life Science 9/9/11

  • Entry Task – FRIDAY

  • Fill in any entry task answers you are missing from the week. Help each other

  • Is your safety homework (cartoon answers) complete? #1-36

  • Finish it, for another point!

  • When finished, say something nice.

  • TURN IN YOUR SYLLABUS!!!


Say something nice

Say something nice…

  • Write down a specific person who you have noticed respecting self, others, property.

  • I’ll read them all and draw one for a prize.


Living dead or non living

Living, Dead or Non-living?

  • Your table group will discuss and guess the answer.

  • Thumbs up = LIVING

  • Thumb sideways = DEAD

  • Thumb down = NON-LIVING

  • We’ll play again after some notes and see if you change your answers.


On page 6 what is life

What are the characteristics of living things?

Cell(s)

Similar chemicals

Use energy

Grow and develop

Reproduce

Respond to their surroundings

On page 6… What is Life?


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What is the name of something that has never been alive?

What is it when you stop living?

Non-living

Dead

On page 6… What is Life?


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Life Science 9/12/11

  • Entry Task – Monday Week of 9/12-16

  • Define LIVING

  • Define DEAD

  • Define NONLIVING

  • When finished, look around and see if you could decide the category for objects in the room.


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Living, Dead or Non-living?

  • Bacteria

  • Book

  • Sand

  • Shell

  • Computer

  • Hair

  • STUMP THE CLASS!

  • Sponge

  • Fire

  • Air

  • Water

  • Pencil

  • Plant

  • Seed


Practice makes perfect

Practice Makes Perfect

  • First, check if you have a watch or phone which can time 30 seconds.

  • With your elbow partner, you will be timing how PRACTICE affects your ability to PERFORM A TASK.

  • Leave the handout face up: “QUESTION”….

  • Read the entire procedure as a class.

  • Begin with one partner performing task and other partner recording DATA. Practice 3 times.

  • Switch roles.


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Life Science 9/13/11

  • Entry Task – TUESDAY

  • COFFEE – living, dead or nonliving? Explain.

  • For 2 points – list 6 characteristics of living things.

  • When finished, set up phone or watch for stop-watch timing.

  • CLASS TIMER


Respect property

RESPECT PROPERTY

  • PLEASE use glue sticks sparingly (means use what you need and don’t wreck them).

  • PLEASE put caps back on.

  • PLEASE don’t wreck stuff for fun. It wrecks it for everyone

  • PLEASE support your neighbors in doing the right thing!


On page 7 and 8

On page 7 and 8

  • Enter your “Practice Makes Perfect” sheet on page 7.

  • Enter a piece of graph paper on page 8.

  • We will be creating a bar graph on page 8.

  • Be tidy and use a ruler.

  • Draw your axes. What will go on each axis? LABEL THEM. How tall should the Y-axis be? How many bars will we have?

  • Write a title “How does practice affect performing a task.”

  • With your partner, draw the bars, evenly spaced to the right height.


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Life Science 9/14/11

  • Entry Task – Wednesday

  • Five people conducted “practice makes perfect.” Their scores were 11, 8, 22, 6, and 13. What was the average score?

  • Show your work + correct answer = 3 points.

  • Help each other.

  • When finished, open notebooks and work on graphs.


On page 7

On page 7

  • At the bottom, describe the data in two sentences. “DATA ANALYSIS”

  • Answer the original question in two more sentences. “CONCLUSION”

    • What does your graph show you about practicing? Did your performance increase or decrease with practice?


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Life Science 9/15/11

  • Entry Task – Thursday

  • Please REWRITE to help make this impersonal and scientific:

  • “Data Analysis: In the activity, “Practice Makes Perfect” first our number went up from 11 to 12, and then down to 10.” (3 pts)

  • HINT – Use words like increase, decrease, average, students, etc.

  • When finished, reread your data analysis and conclusion. Is it scientific and impersonal?


Completing practice makes perfect

Completing “Practice Makes Perfect”

  • Data Analysis:

  • Conclusion:


Congratulations

CONGRATULATIONS!

  • You have just completed your first scientific investigation in Biology using the scientific method!!

  • We’ll be doing this again, so, what are the steps of the scientific method?


On page 9

On page 9…

  • Enter the “Designing an Investigation” page and keep it forever

  • What steps are on the sheet? Look down the left column.


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Life Science 9/16/11

  • Entry Task – FRIDAY

  • What are the steps of the scientific method?

  • Are you missing any answers on this entry task sheet?

  • Help each other fill in any missing answers.

  • When finished, open notebook to page 10.


Watch one scientist conduct an investigation

Watch one scientist conduct an investigation…

  • As you watch, put your finger on the steps of the scientific method on your orange sheet.

  • Now we’ll take a few notes…

  • Then we’ll throw paper airplanes. Am I kidding?


On page 10 what are the steps of the scientific method

On page 10: What are the steps of the Scientific Method?

  • What is the first step?

  • What happens after the question?

  • Asking an investigative question. It should be written in this format:

  • How does_______________

    affect______________?

  • Make a prediction or HYPOTHESIS!


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On page 10: What are the steps of the Scientific Method?

  • Yes!

  • Take the “how does” for the “if” part.

  • Put the “affect” line for the “then” part.

  • Add a scientific reason.

  • If_____________________________________

  • Then__________________________________

  • Because________________________________.

  • Can I change the question into a hypothesis?

  • Try it!


On page 10

On page 10

  • Example: Write a question and hypothesis for this scenario:

  • Jane and Gypsy are curious whether temperature makes soap bubbles pop faster.

  • Investigative Question:

  • How does_______________

    affect______________?

  • If_____________________________________

  • Then__________________________________

  • Because________________________________.


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Life Science 9/19/11

  • Entry Task – Monday

  • Turn this scenario into an investigative question, in the format “How does _________ affect ___________?”

  • Bill and Sandy wonder if summer heat causes the ripening of tomatoes.

  • When finished, paste the paper airplane investigation onto pages 11 and 12. Read it.

  • Curious about the tomato question? ANSWER


On page 11 and 12

On page 11 and 12

  • Enter the “Investigating Flight Distance with model airplanes” sheets.

  • Which wing shape do you think will fly furthest? Write your hypothesis!

  • Ms. M will assign groups and flight zones.

  • Conduct experiment and collect data – MEASURING IN CENTIMETERS!!!

  • Sit down to share data.


Metric vs the american measurement system

Metric vs. the American Measurement System

  • In your head, add up 36 inches plus 36 inches.

  • Now add up 100 centimeters plus 100 centimeters.

  • Which was easier?

  • Metric is based on TENS (not 12) which makes it easier to convert.

  • Use meter sticks appropriately!


Rules

RULES

  • ALL airplanes will be left in this room with

    Ms. Maring.

  • NO horseplay with scientific equipment: model planes, meter sticks, etcetera.

  • VOLUME – quiet and conversational—no yelling.

  • EVERYONE will record data and participate.

  • ONE person per team will be the thrower as a scientific control.

  • Nominate THROWER, two MEASURERS, DATA Manager – checks if data is recorded in all data tables.

0.50.5


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Life Science 9/20/11

  • Entry Task – Tuesday

  • Change the question, “How does summer heat affect the ripening of tomatoes?” into a hypothesis. (Look at your orange sheet!)

  • If_____________________________________

  • Then__________________________________

  • Because________________________________.

  • When finished, check that everyone in your group has the data from yesterday. Reclaim your plane and prepare for flight.


On page 12 13 and 14

On page 12, 13 and 14

  • Complete the 3 trial flights and record all data.

  • Calculate your team’s average.

  • Share class data.

  • Complete Data Analysis.

  • CONSTRUCT A BAR GRAPH FOR page 13.

  • Write conclusion – include data as evidence.

  • Write down your next question.

  • Paste your rubric on page 14 and see if you would get all 12 points!


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Life Science 9/21/11

  • Entry Task – Wednesday

  • Change this question into a hypothesis: How does amount of sleep affect drowsiness in teenagers?

  • Remember to use “If, then, because”!!

  • ANSWER

  • When finished, begin working on graph on page 13.

  • Ms. M NOTEBOOK CHECK today –

    • 1 point for having notebook,

    • 1 point for working productively in time given,

    • 1 point for having airplane data table and hypothesis complete.


Hypothesis

Hypothesis

  • If____________________________________

  • Then_________________________________

  • Because___________________________________________________________________.


Complete pages 12 14

Complete pages 12-14

NOTEBOOK CHECK today – 1 point for having notebook, 1 point for working productively in time given, 1 point for having airplane data table complete.

  • Complete data table averages.

  • Complete Data Analysis.

  • CONSTRUCT A BAR GRAPH FOR page 13.

  • Write conclusion – include data as evidence.

  • Write down your next question.

  • Paste your rubric on page 14 and see if you would get all 12 points!

  • When finished, show Ms. Maring your work.


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Life Science 9/22/11

  • Entry Task – Thursday

  • What do the 3 bars on your bar graph represent?

  • What is an appropriate label for the Y-axis?

  • What is an appropriate label for the X-axis?

  • When finished, complete your data analysis, conclusion and next question.


Today

Today…

  • Complete your model airplane investigation on pages 11-14.

  • Estimate your points using page 14.

  • Fix things you may have missed.

  • Show Ms. Maring your work so that your score can be recorded.

  • When finished, work on metric measuring worksheet.


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Life Science 9/26/11

  • Entry Task – PLEASE TAKE OUT LAST WEEK’s SHEET

  • You will be completing “Friday”.

  • Then we’ll start a new sheet!


On friday

On “FRIDAY”…

  • Look at your classroom matrix on page 2.

    • Where should you be during individual work time?

    • What should you be doing during individual work time?

    • What does respect of property include? Is everyone meeting expectations? Look at our desks and the back work table…

  • When finished, check your desk. If it has graffiti, please ask Ms. M for a cleaning wipe and clean it. Ask your table mates for support in respecting property!!!


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Life Science 9/26/11

  • Entry Task Monday “Week of 9/26-9/30”

  • Identify the manipulated and responding variables in this question:

  • “How does amount of time exposed to air affect oxidation (turning brown) of apples?”

  • When finished, open notebooks to page 12. Reread your conclusion.


Our conclusions

Our conclusions…

  • Please look at page 12.

  • A conclusion should:

    • Answer the original question.

    • Say whether your hypothesis was supported by the data (or not!)

    • Include data (aka NUMBERS) as evidence of your conclusion.

    • Be scientific and impersonal

  • How is yours? Have your elbow partner check it.

  • Please leave your notebook in your bin so that I can record grades!!!


Metric measuring

Metric Measuring

  • Look at a meter stick.

  • What are the littlest lines?

  • How many millimeters per centimeter?

  • How many centimeters on the meter stick?

  • How many millimeters per meter?

  • TRICK QUESTION: How many meters per meter stick? ;P

  • PLEASE MEASURE WITH SUPERIOR ACCURACY!

  • Complete the metric measuring worksheet. You may work with a partner.

  • You will turn this sheet in to the assignment box after we review answers.


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Life Science 9/27/11

  • Entry Task – Tuesday

  • Please look at your grade sheet. List any assignments you’re are missing.

  • What was your goal for a grade on Day 1?

  • Are you meeting your goal? If not, what could you change to improve?

  • TOUR of Ms. M’s Website

  • When finished, say something nice Please try to make your comments specific to one person AND about respectful behavior (not “looks”).


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Metric Measuring

  • PLEASE MEASURE WITH SUPERIOR ACCURACY!

  • Complete the metric measuring worksheet. You may work with a partner.

  • You will turn this sheet in to the assignment box after we review answers.


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Life Science 9/28/11

  • Entry Task – Wednesday

  • How many centimeters would 25 mm be?

  • How many millimeters would 0.909 m be?

  • How many meters in a kilometer?

  • When finished, please finish the pink sheet or help someone who is not done.


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Life Science 9/29/11

  • Entry Task – Thursday

  • Start with 1.34 m. How many cm is it?

  • How many mm is it?

  • If 10 years is a decade, how much of a meter do you think a decimeter is? Hint – it is smaller than cm.

  • When finished, start on blue sheet “Measuring Volume in Metric.”

  • REMINDER: PLEASE LEAVE NOTEBOOKS IN BINS THIS WEEK.


On page 15 what are the steps of the scientific method

On page 15: What are the steps of the Scientific Method?

  • On page 10!

  • A list of ALL materials needed.

  • A numbered list of ALL the steps, including safety, the manipulated variable (changed) and the responding variable (measured), at least 3 trials, and reminder to record data.

  • Where do our notes start?

  • What is included in the materials and procedure part?


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On page 15: What are the steps of the Scientific Method?

  • A data table with all the measurements labeled.

  • A graph.

  • Data Analysis – scientific and impersonal.

  • What goes in the data part?


On page 16 what are the steps of the scientific method

On page 16: What are the steps of the Scientific Method?

  • Answer the original question.

  • Say whether your hypothesis was supported by the data (or not!)

  • Include data (aka NUMBERS) as evidence of your conclusion.

  • Be scientific and impersonal

  • This question becomes the next investigation!

  • What is included in a conclusion?

  • What is the further investigative question?


Measuring volume in metric

Measuring Volume in Metric

  • To help you get started, some information and questions for you…

  • Complete the blue sheet with a partner.

  • You may carefully get water from the back 3 lab stations and then return to your seat.

  • NO HORSEPLAY.

  • When instructed on your sheet, raise your hand to ask Ms. M for cubes.

  • CLEAN-UP: return all cubes to Ms. M. Dump all water in a sink and return your measuring equipment to the front lab station.


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Life Science 9/30/11

  • Entry Task – Friday

  • Change 2.45 m to cm.

  • Change 1450 mm to cm.

  • How much water in mL would a cube with a volume of 216 cm3 displace?

  • Complete any missing items from the week.

  • When finished, say something nice about someone you’ve noticed working hard or focusing in school


Quiz tuesday

QUIZ TUESDAY

  • Scientific Method – finish notes today.

  • Metric Measuring – length and volume.

  • I will return your notebooks and measuring worksheets on Monday.

  • On Monday we will study for the quiz together!

  • AFTER NOTES – please put notebooks in bags to go home with Ms. M!!


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Measuring Volume in Metric

  • To help you get started, some information and questions for you…

  • Complete the blue sheet with a partner.

  • You may carefully get water from the back 3 lab stations and then return to your seat.

  • NO HORSEPLAY.

  • CLEAN-UP: return all cubes to Ms. M. Dump all water in a sink and return your measuring equipment to the front lab station.


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Life Science 10/3/11

  • Calculate the volume of a cube with sides measuring 40 mm. (Hint: convert to cm first).

  • What amount of water in mL would be displaced by that cube?

  • Please use calculators But also show your work.

  • EXTRA CREDIT POINT: How much water would the light green rectangular prisms displace?


Today s work

Today’s Work

  • Airplane grades are not official until Friday! I will recollect notebooks then and enter grades!!

  • Please FIX anything I circled!!

  • Check means good.

  • Work on circled items whenever you have time this week.

  • FINISH NOTES

  • Some classes – turn in blue sheet!!

  • Play Jeopardy!


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Life Science 10/4/11

  • Entry Task – Tuesday

  • Look at your Airplane Investigation pages. Think of a “500 level” jeopardy question about the scientific method.

  • When you trade for grading, have your partner try to answer it.

  • When finished, keep out notebook and prepare for jeopardy.


Jeopardy

Jeopardy!

  • FIRST – has everyone turned in the blue sheet?

  • You must answer as a question, “What is….?”

  • There will be 2 teams (selected randomly).

  • The teams will take turns. Briefly consult and choose a category and point value. “We’ll take scientific method for 200, please.”

  • Consult and have spokesperson announce the question by the end of the song.


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Life Science 10/5/11

  • Entry Task – Wednesday

  • Write down one thing you learned in our Jeopardy! Game yesterday.

  • Trade and Grade

  • Put everything away except notebook and pen or pencil.

  • New seating chart…


Quiz expectations

QUIZ Expectations

  • Look at your own paper and your own notebook.

  • Do not talk or call out. Raise your hand if you need help from Ms. M

  • Do your best and work the entire time given.

  • Check your answers before finishing.

  • When finished, quietly hold up your quiz.

  • Read or do other homework QUIETLY until the end of class.

  • EXTRA TIME? What about extra learning? Acorns or Articles on the computer!


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Life Science 10/6/11

  • Entry Task – Thursday

  • How well did your own behavior match the quiz environment yesterday? Expectations – not talking, working the entire time, doing your best.

  • Trade and grade.

  • Has anyone not taken the quiz OR do you need a little more time? INVITATION – after school during tutorial TODAY 2:45 to 3:45.


Movie life fish birds and insects

Movie – “LIFE – Fish, Birds, and Insects”

  • Oprah Winfrey narrates this stunning nature program.

  • Please enjoy a “day off” watching the movie. You deserve it after your hard work on the quiz.

  • Please do not distract others or yourself by talking.

  • PS I will offer 3 extra credit points if you take notes on the movie and turn them in. Minimum 1 page.

  • I will be handing back papers for you to keep in your binder or folder.


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Life Science 10/7/11

  • Entry Task – Friday

  • Say something nice about yourself

  • Fill in any missing items from the week.

  • Turn in your sheet!

  • When finished, say something nice about someone else. Try to think of examples of working hard, helping others, being respectful, etcetera.


Quiz reflection

Quiz Reflection

  • Keep this reflection sheet on the inside back cover of your notebook.

  • Review how to do this by reading the instructions…

  • We are practicing a process and the reflection is MANDATORY for everyone Due MONDAY.

  • Questions?

  • Rest of class work time – help each other!!!

  • Last 3 minutes – stack notebooks for grading.


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