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Earth Sci. *EAST*

GOOGLE
class codes-
(I teach one class at East periods 2C+Ddays and period 3 everyday)

A/C day EAST
Google Class 
CODE:              p3rayug
 



B/D day EAST
Google Class 
CODE:              v4he4du









Classzone ANIMATIONS:
www.classzone.com/books/earth_science/terc/navigation/visualization.cfm


Clip of the month/ week:

Brief summary of Geologic History
https://www.pbs.org/video/a-brief-history-of-geologic-time-jaljq2/

Racing Extinction:
https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x5j2wsh

Geologic Time Scale:
https://www.pbs.org/video/a-brief-history-of-geologic-time-jaljq2/

Geologic Time Analogy:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tkxWmh-tFGs


Earth's Magnetosphere:
science.nasa.gov/science-news/news-articles/earths-magnetosphereContinents Adrift":
www.youtube.com/watch?v=HrKTuCDierM

"Black Smokers"
www.youtube.com/watch?v=KtFFmDGIsa4Minerals Review:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RduhVQVjSfg

Shape of Earth:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MNlnV-kkrJI

"Meadowlark Lemon Explains the World:"
https://archive.org/details/MeadowlarkLemonPresentsTheWorld

E. Sci. -SAGAMORE-

GOOGLE CLASS

codes-

Periods 5/6
A/C day class 
CODE:           r3ucgd4

Periods 5/6
B/D day class 
CODE:           li4lszt

Periods 7/8
A/C day class 
CODE:           fxypjtp

Periods 7/8
B/D day class 
CODE:           56mplxd











Clip of the month/ week:

Ducumentary:
 "Human Famiy Tree"


"Magic of Cells"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aktfEgnEg60


Clip Link Archive:

Osprey Catching a fish
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yQOVcP67zFM

Vent Ecosystems
https://ocean.si.edu/ocean-life/invertebrates/hydrothermal-vent-creatures

"How do bees make honey?"
https://youtu.be/nZlEjDLJCmg

"Photosynthesis: Plant Life in Action"
         youtube.com/watch?v=oVkNx135e1Y

"Racing Extinction"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jgjQJdsySrM

"Arthropods: Molting"
www.shapeoflife.org/video/arthropods-blue-crab-molting

"Why are snakes so creepy"-
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AeOrYPvUsTE

Evidence of Evolution
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lIEoO5KdPvg

How Muscles Work (Emma Bryce; TedED)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VVL-8zr2hk4

Regulation:  Nervous vs. Endocrine
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R218fFZhq4c
          
Alveoli / Diffusion / Gas exchange
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AJpur6XUiq4

Osmosis Jones
https://vimeo.com/249276462


Cell Size and Scale
https://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/cells/scale/

"Whacky History of Cell Theory"-
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4OpBylwH9DU

"Secret World of 118 Green St"-
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u1xiZiM0_bM


History of Microscope -
https://video.unctv.org/video/how-we-got-now-episode-glass/


Buoyancy-
"Science of Surfing"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lqk3TKuGNBA

Fact vs Theory
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lqk3TKuGNBA

Earth Sci.

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Keys / Forms / ESRT / Worksheets

Click here for:  packet and workbook KEYS, Verbal Quiz Make Up FORM, and other files or downloads

Packets / Notes Slides

Special thanks to Mr. Crisci and Mr. Stephens at Sachem East for providing the course packets and presentations!!!!!

Click here for current notes, slides, documents, etc...

Grade 7 Biology

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Links to PACKETS

Unit 10: Plant Classification

Unit 9: Animal Classification

Unit 8:  Muscular Skeletal System

Unit 7:  Nervous and Endocrine Systems

Unit 6: Digestion and Circulation

Unit 5: Excretion and Respiration

Unit 4:  Cells

Unit 3: Microscopy

Unit 2: Measurement

Unit 1: Scientific Method

schoolnotes link

CLICK HERE to view / download worksheets / notes / Labs / HW's


http://new.schoolnotes.com/xpages/view/286162

V.Q. STUDY FACTS

Bookmarks

link to Verbal Quiz Study Facts

REMIND.COM

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remind101.com

You can receive text message reminders of tests and quizzes on your cell phone or mobile device from Mr.Virga. If you wish to participate- to the #: 631-291-4503 or the #: 81010 for grade 8 messages text: @virgasag for EAST messages- text: @virgaearth

Quarter 1

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GRADE 8

2016 Mr. Virga's Notebook Table of Contents / Rm#2 / Sagamore MS GRADE 8 - Quarter #1 1. Policies and Procedures (HW: parents must sign and detatch contract slip) DUE 9/4 2. What is an Elephant? (obs/ inf. activity) 3. Observation / Inference State Assessment Questions 4. Observation and Interpretation (story: "The Fading Grass") 5. The Scientific Method (notes) 6. HW: "Milk Bottle Quiz" ( due Thursday 9/10) 7. Analysing Elements of the Scientific Method 8. Myth Busters Breakdown ('swimming in syrup') 9. HW- Science the process of Organizing Information: DUE 9/17 (polio read, 8 questions) / "do now: making a hypothesis" 10. Scientific Method - Controls and Variables (spongebob activity) 11. Scientific Method- Manipulated and Responding Variables / Writing a Hypothesis (collected, graded as quiz) 12. Identifying the Controls and Variables (Simpsons activity) 13. *HW "Muscle Cream" (graphing) DUE Tues 9/22 HW* 14. LAB: Graphing Activity (start 9/24 *****DUE Mon 9/28*****) 15. *HW* Graphing Practice (extrapolating and interpolating data) ***********DUE Mon 9/28******* 16. Measuring Mass / Measurement Vocabulary 17. Measurement Packet 18. Scientific Method QUIZ (pop) 19. HW: " Defining Density " ****DUE 10/2***** 20. LAB: Metric Measurement *****DUE 10/5***** 21. Review Packet (scientific method / measurement) *KEY is available online* 22. Practice Test 23. C+C (class text): p. 27 #1-4, p.33 #1-4, p.35 #1-4 24. What are Latitude and Longitude? / "Meadowlark Lemon Explains the World" (video) 25. HW: Latitude and Longitude **********DUE 10/14********* 26. Notes Packet: What is Latitude, Longitude / Map Vocabulary 27. World Latitude and Longitude Activity 28. HW (home text): p.53 #1-5 ******DUE 10/16********** 29. Topo Do Now / "Topo Mini Quiz" HW*****DUE 10/19*** 30. Topograpghy NOTES 31. Topographic Map Analysis Worksheet 32. (HW) topo worksheet: "Rock Mountain" ****DUE 10/20**** 33. Do Now (topography worksheet) 34. (Activity): "Point Elevations of the Bald Hill area" 35. Mapping Review Packet (online) 36. C+C (text, Earth Sci): p47 #1-4, 49 #1-3, 51 #1-3, 53 #1-4 37. MINERALS NOTES (ppt online) 38. Ditto: ***HW*** home text Minerals******DUE 10/26***** 39. "mystery mineral" (1/2 sheet do now) 40. Video: "Rocks and Minerals" (10 facts) 41. Minerals Vocabulary 42. Mineral Identification LAB 43. C+C: p.69#1-4, 71 #1-5, 73 #1-4, 75 #1-4, 77#1-5, 79 #1-4 44. Minerals Quiz 45. Packet: "How are Igneous / Sedimentary / Metamorphic Rocks formed/ classified?" ***FINISH FOR HW*****DUE 11/4*** 46. Notes: 'ROCKS' 47. ROCK LAB 48. Rock Cycle Vocabulary (online) 49. "How are the Different Types of Rocks Related?" **HW** **********DUE 11/9*************** 50. Do Now: (1/2 sheet; cooling time/crystal size GRAPH) 51. Rocks and Minerals Quiz (matching; PRACTICE) 52. Do Now: (chart- Rock Type thin sections/ How it Formed) 53. ROCK CYCLE ACTIVITY 54. front- "Exit Ticket" (for 53) / back - ****Home Text HW****** *****DUE 11/12******* 55. Review- Geology (rocks and minerals) ONLINE!!!! *********Test Tomorrow******11/13************

grade 7

2016 Mr. Virga's Notebook Table of Contents / Rm#2 / Sagamore MS grade 7 - Quarter #1 1. Policies and Procedures (HW: parents must sign and detatch contract slip) DUE 9/4 2. What is an Elephant? (obs/ inf. activity) 3. Observation / Inference State Assessment Questions 4. Observation and Interpretation (story: "The Fading Grass") 5. The Scientific Method (notes) 6. HW: "Milk Bottle Quiz" (due Thursday 9/10) 7. Analysing Elements of the Scientific Method 8. Myth Busters Breakdown ('swimming in syrup') 9. HW- Science the process of Organizing Information: DUE 9/17 (polio read, 8 questions) / "do now: making a hypothesis" 10. Scientific Method - Controls and Variables (spongebob activity) 11. Scientific Method- Manipulated and Responding Variables / Writing a Hypothesis 12. Identifying the Controls and Variables (Simpsons activity) 13. * HW * "The Scienctific Method" (Flemming, Penicillin read) DUE 9/22 HW******* 14. Myth Busters Breakdown (running v. walking in rain) 15. LAB: "Plant Experiment" *******DUE Mon 9/28****** 16. *HW*" Scientific Method Review Sheet" DUE Tues 9/29*** 17. Practice Test: Introduction to Science 18. C+C (class text): p. 35 #1-5, p.37 #1-10 19. HW: "Measuring Volume" *****DUE 10/2 **** 20. HW: "Salt Away That Sinking Feeling" (bouyancy article) ****** DUE 10/5******* 21. Measuring Mass 22. Reading The Meniscus / What is Displacement? 23. Tools of Measurement (notes chart) 24. Do Now: Measurement 25. LAB: "Metric Measurements" ******DUE 10/14********* 26. NYE: Bouyancy / **HW** Calculating Density***DUE 10/15** 27. What is density? / How is density measured? 28. Why does warm air rise? / Defining Density (NOTES) 29. HW: " Calculating Density 2" ******HW****DUE 10/19***** 30. Practice Metric Quiz 31. DENSITY PRACTICAL (quiz grade / laboratory performance) 32. Do Now (density column) / worksheet: "sink or float" 33. Measurement Review Packet (KEY is online) 34. C+C (class text, Life Sci): p. 39 #1-4, p41 #1-4 35. Do Now: Parts of the Microscope 36. HW: "Discovering Microscope Features" ****DUE 10/26**** 37. How can a microscope help us study living things? 38. Microscope Worksheet - 7th grade 39. "To See or not to See!!!!!!" 40. Microscope Mania 41. "E" LAB 42. C+C: P. 43 #1-4, 45 #1-5, 47 #1-4, 49 #1-5, 51 #1-5 43. "What is a Cell?" (packet)******FINISH FOR HW******* ************************************DUE*****11/4********* 44. Cell Organization / What are the Main Parts of Cells? 45. Determining Size and Scale of Microscope Views 46. Microscopic Measurements Laboratory Activity 47. CELL NOTES****complete for HW via website DUE 11/12*** 48. Cell Organelle Table

QUARTER 2

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GRADE 8 Notebook Table of Contents

2016 Quarter 2 1. C+C: p147 #1-5 2. What is the structure of Earth? 3. "Hall of Fame- Alred Wegener: a man ahead of his time" * 4. The Earth's Interior 5. What is Plate Tectonics? / What causes...? 6. NOTES: "Hypothesis of Continental Drift" 7. Dynamic Earth Vocabulary 8. Activity: "Layers of the Earth" 9. HW:"Unlocking Secrets Of Earth's Core"** 10. PLATE TECTONICS (notes - available online) 11. "Understanding Convection Currents"*** 12. Why does warm air rise? (demo) /Convection Cell demo 13. ditto: home text HW 202-205 *** 14. "Continents Adrift" video worksheet 15. What are some effects of Plate Tectonics? 16. Plat Boundaries and Hot Spot Activity*** 17. "Earths Interior Quiz" (do now, 1/2 sheet) 18. Review of Zones of Earth and Plate Tectonics19. Do Now (1/2 sheet) Earth's Interior quiz 20. Review Packet 21. Practice Test 22. C+C: 255 #1-3, 259 #1-6, 261 #1-4 23. Read pg 450-451 (home text) Why does temperature increase with elevation in the Stratosphere? (answer that on a piece of paper) 24. NYE: Atmosphere / HOME TEXT HW (ditto)****DUE ***12/11 25. Ditto notes: Water Cycle / Convection box DEMO 26. "Transfer of Heat Energy" (NOTES) 27. Layers of the Atmosphere (LAB)****DUE 12/18***** 28. (Packet): "Temperature" 29. HW: "Clouds in Colorful Disguises" / home text HW "Atmospheric Heat Transfer and Greenhouse Effect" 30. Do Now! (1/2 page water cycle diagram) 31. The Basic Weather Instruments (NOTES - online) 32. CLOUDS (cloud in a bottle activity / NOTES *online*) 33. What are air masses 34. ATMOSPHERE Quiz 35. "Land - Sea Breezes" (ditto) 36. HW hometext HUMIDITY and Dewpoint 37. Studying air masses of North America (do now) 38. FRONTS Activity 39. NYE: Storms 40. What is Relative Humidity? 41. (1/2 sheet "do now!) Fronts 42. Ditto Notes: (weather maps / forecasting) 43. Text HW (ditto): 482-507 ***DUE 1/15****online 44. (review packet) "Creating a Station Model...." 45. Cloud Types and Storms (notes)** 46. Weather Review Sheet 47. C+C: p383 #1-5, 455 #1-5, 459 #1-4 48. NYE: Outer Space 49. Galaxy Notes (ditto) 50. Hertzsprung - Russel Diagram 51. Stars Notes 2014 quarter 2 1. c+c: 21 #1-5, 139 #1-4, 145 #1-4, 147 #1-4 2. Bill Nye: Earth's Crust 3. What is the structure of the Earth? 4. "Hall of Fame- Alred Wegener: a man ahead of his time" (HW) 5. Continental Drift (notes) 6. Layers of the Earth activity 7. Convection Cell Demo 8. Understanding Convection Currents (hw) 9. Plate Tectonics (notes) 10. World Volcano and Earthquake areas 11. home text HW ditto 12. Earth's Interior Quiz (practice / half sheet) 13. "doodle" Do Now" 14. Continents Adrift (video worksheet) 15. Plate Boundary Activity 16. pop volcano quiz 17. C+C: pg 125 #'s 1-8 18. A Review of the Zones of Earth and Plate Tectonics (HW) 19. Dynamic Earth Review (practice test) 20. Review Sheet: Dynamic Earth (unit outline) 21. C+C: p.253 #1, 255 #1-5, 257 #1-4, 259 #1-6 22. NYE: Atmosphere 23. Layers of the Atmosphere (LAB) 24. Transfer of Heat Energy (notes) 25. Home Text HW- Heat Transfer / Greenhouse Effect 26. Radiation (notes) 27. Greenhouse Effect (notes / HW) 28. Do Now (1/2 sheet - water cycle diagram) 29. C+C: p.293 #1-8, 267 #1-5, 271 #1-5 30. Convection (notes) / demonstration 31. What are Air Masses (HW) 32. (packet): Temperature, atmosphere, press., wind 33. Bill Nye: Wind 34. "Clouds in Colorful Disguises" (article / HW) 35. What is Relative Humidity? (packet) 36. The Basic Weather Instruments (notes / hw) 37. Clouds (notes / activity) 38. Atmosphere QUIZ 39. C+C: 283 #1-5, 285 #1-5 40. C+C: 295 #1-5 41. What happens when air masses meet (packet) 42. Fronts Activity (notes) 43. Weather Maps and Forecasting (back - HW) 44. Do Now! (1/2 sheet, fronts diagram) 45. Home Text HW (ditto) 46. "Ch.9 Meteorology Quiz" (do now) 47. Severe Weather Notes / classwork activity 48. Weather Review Sheet 49. "land-sea breezes" 50. Things to know for the Weather Test 51. C+C: p.331 # 1-4 52. Nye: Seasons / "A Question For all Seasons" (HW) 53. Earth and Seasons (notes ditto) 54. What causes the change of seasons (packet) 55. Do Now (seasons, earths orbit diagram) 56. Earth's Orbit and Seasons (HW) Previous year Classroom Text (c+c): Pg27 #1-5 . What are Latitude and Longitude? / Meadowlark Lemon explains the world (video) 3. World Latitude and Longitude Activity 4. (HW) Packet: "What is Latitude / Longitude? / Using Latitude and Longitude 5. Classroom Text (c+c): Pg33 #1-4 6. HW text: Pg57 #26-29 7. (do now) "Quiz:Latitude and Longitude" 8. notes: Topographic Maps 9. (hw) "skill challenge" 10. QUIZ: Rocks and Lat / Long 11. (topo practice- 12 questions on a map / hillA, hill B, Red River) 12. do now- "Topo Mini Quiz" 13.Topography QUIZ 14. Classroom Text (c+c): Pg139 #1-4, 141 #1-4, pg.143 #1-3 15. What is the structure of Earth? 16.HW:"Hall Of Fame"(article and questions on Wegener) 17. The Earth's Interior (do now) 18. NOTES: Hypothesis of Continental Drift 19. "Understanding Convection Currents" (article / 3 questions) 20. "Indonesian Volcano Erupts....." (article / do now) 21. Modeling Pangea 22. (hw) ditto: "Use Holt text pgs 202-205...." 23. Plate Tectonics (article) 24. Plate Tectonics Questions (HW: questions on 23) 25. Convection Cell Demo 26. Plate Tectonics Graphic Organizer 27. Do Now! / Plate Boundaries 28. Plate Tectonics (notes packet) 29. Earth's Interior Quiz 30. Mapping and Plates Review 31. Mapping and Plates review do now (1/2 sheet) 32. Continents Adrift (video) 33. c+c text; 253#1, 255#1-3, 257#1-4, 259#1-6 34. HW: draw figures in home text; 450, 454/455, 456 35. Transfer Of Heat Energy (notes) 36. H2O Water Cycle ditto (do now) 37. Layers of the Atmosphere (LAB) 38. (do now 1/2 sheet- water cycle diagram) 39. Insolation / Greenhouse Effect (ditto / notes) 40. Basic Weather Instruments (chart / notes) 41. Atmosphere Quiz 42. c+c text: 291 #1-5, 293 #1-5 43. Air Masses (notes) 44. c+c text: 281 #1-5, 283 #1-5, 285 #1-5 45. Kinds of Fronts (notes ditto) 46. HW ditto; reference home text 483-485 47. How Do You Read A Weather Map? (HW packet) 48. Do Now (1/2 sheet fronts) 49. What is a Station Model? 50. Creat a Station Model / Fronts / Air Masses (packet) 51. Cloud Types and Storms 52. Cold Fronts and Warm Fronts 53. "Tornado: Cloud of Destruction" (article) 54. A Tornado Is Born 55. "Wrap -Up" 56. "Do Now; Forecasting" / Ch9 Meteorology Quiz 57. Ditto- "On the Following Map:....) 58. ditto - HW ; Text pages 482-507 (5 questions) 59. Weather Review

GRADE 7 Notebook Table Of Contents

2016 Quarter 2 1. NYE: Cells 2. Cheek Cell LAB 3. the Cell and Organelle (review 4. Tell a Cell by it's Parts 5. Cell Organelle QUIZ 6. Why do cells have different shapes? / How do materials move into and out of cells? 7. Onion Cell LAB 8. How do animal and plant cells differ? 9. ELODEA - Green Plant - LAB 10. Cell Conclusion Lab 11. Microscope and Cells review packet 12. "Magic of Cells" (video worksheet) 13. Do Now (1/2 sheet, transport / osmosis / diffusion) 14. Microscope and Cell review (worksheet- key online) 15. C+C: pg 377 #1-7 16. What happens to air before it reaches the lungs? 17. C+C: "Checking Concepts" 16-2, 16-4 18. Respiratory System Notes (online) 19. What is the respiratory system / What is breathing? 20. HW: Respiratory System (diagram / crossword 21. (do now / respiratory sys. diagram) 22. How does oxygen get into the blood? 23. HW: Respiratory System (bell jar / lung model) 24. The respiratory system (do now worksheet, diagram) 25. HW worksheet: "Our Respiratory Systems / How lungs work" 26. Respiratory Disorders (notes) 27. Respiratory System Vocabulary 28. Respiratory System One Pager 29. Respiratory Quiz 30. "Achoo! It's nothing to sneeze at" (article) 31. What is the excretory system? 32. The Excretory System (NOTES online) 33. How do the Kidneys work? 34. How does the skin remove waste? 35. Kidney Disorders (notes) 36. Respiratory and Excretory System REVIEW 37. Digestive System ONE pager (**online**) 38. Digestive System NOTES 39. The Human Digestive Digestive System 40. NYE: Digestion 41. Digestive System Article 42. Packet: "what is the digestive / circulatory....systems: 43. Circulatory System "one-pager"** 44. Circulatory System (NOTES)*** 45. LAB: "How does your heart rate change after excercise" 46. Coloring activity / Circulation 47. (do now: heart diagram) / Circulatory Sys. Vocab. 48. Path of blood through heart (do now) / Heart Disease NOTES 2014 quarter 2 1. Classroom Text (c+c): Pg55 #1-7 2. The Magic Of Cells 3. How Do Animal and Plants Cells Differ? 4. (do noe / chart - cell organelles and Who / What is analogous at Sagamore) 5. (hw - packet) "What is a Cell" 6. Why Do Cells Have Different Shapes? / How do Materials move in and out of Cells? 7. Cell Project (outline) 8. Cell Organelle Table (HW) 9. Cell Organelle Quiz 10. Cheek Cell LAB 11. Onion Cell LAB 12. Elodea / Green Leaf LAB 13. Cell Conclusion Lab 14. Microscope and Cells Review sheet 15. (hw) How do we know when something is alive? 16. Classifying Organisms 17. hw worksheet: Home text 222-227 Sorting it all out 18. do now: Table of Classification Labels 19. Binomial Nomenclature (notes) 20. HW: How are Living Things Classified? 21. What is Classification? 22. Domain Graphic Organizer 23. Characteristics of Various Classes of Vertebrates 24. What are Invertebrates / Vertebreates?- HW/packet 25. What's in a name? (activity- dichotomous keys) 26. Classification Quiz 27. Human / Dog (do now- taxonomy chart) 28. Shark Taxonomy 29. Dichotomous Key Activity 30. What is An Animal (notes) 31. Animal Classification Lab 32. Invertebrates / Vertebrates (HW) 33. Adaptations (notes) 34. How do Insects Develop? (HW) 35. "A side view" (do now) / Metamorphosis (notes) 36. Reproduction (notes) 37. Arthropods:....(packet) 38. Taxonomy Review 39. Class text, C+C: pg155 #1-6 40. What are Roots / Stems? 41. Plant Structure and Function (notes) 42. Photosynthesis DVD (worksheet) 43. Do Now! ( leaf diagram) 44. Photosynthesis Packet 45. Plant Organs (notes) 46. c+c: 179 #1-9 47. Transpiration Notes 48. Nye: Plants 49. c+c: 159 # 1-6 50. How are Plants Classified? / How Do Bryophytes Reproduce 51. What Are The Characteristics of Plants? 52. c+c 183# 1-6 53. Photosynthesis / Respiration Quiz 54. Plant Classification notes 55. (HW) Plant Reproduction / "Fertilization" article 56. Part of a Flower (1/2 sheet) 57. What are Gymnosperms? / Classifying Angiosperms 58. What is a Fruit? (HW)

Quarter 3

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Grade 8

2016 1. C+C: p437 #1-5, 443 #1-5, 445 #1-5 2. Protoplanet Hypothesis "Do It Now" (ditto) 3. The H-F Diagram 4. What is the Solar System? / What are Constellations? 5. NYE: Planets (video not finished in class, complete worksheet via "youtube" *****Due 2/4**** 6. "A question for all seasons" (article) / What causes the change of season's? (packet) 7. HW: Earth's Orbit and Seasons *****Due 2/5**** 8. "Do Now...Give the season..." 9. Phases of the Moon (ditto, packet, notes)***online***complete via website DUE 2/11***** 10. (do now): "Phase it" 11. What are tides? / Spring and Neap Tides***HW***Due 2/12 12. Astronomy One Pager*******available online****** 13. Astronomy Test (take home / counts as QUIZ) **DUE 2/22** 14. NYE: MOON 15. (ditto); Do Now "Solar Paths for Long Island" 16. Astronomy Test / Practice B 17. How do cells make new cells? 18. HW: "What is Mitosis?" ***DUE 2-29*** 19. REPRODUCTION (notes packet / ppt ***online***) Completion of Notes due ***3/2*** 20. Do Now: Mitosis vs. Meiosis 21. What is meiosis? / NOTES: FERTILIZATION **online** 22. HW: (packet) "What is meiosis?" ***DUE 3/7*** 23. (do now: giraffe diagram)"...sexual or asexual..." 24. NYE: Genetic Diversity / "Sexual Reproduction" 25. "Types of Reproduction (one pager) *****ONLINE***** 26. HW: "what are the parts of the Male / Female reproductive systems" ****DUE 3/9**** 27. Do Now: (fertilization figure / dogs) 28. Reproduction Review ***key online*** 29. Reproduction Practice Test and Key ***online*** 30. C+C: 69 #1-4, 71 #1-5 31. Do Now: (parts of a chromosome) 32. NYE: Genetic Diversity 33. GENETICS NOTES (packet) 34. Genetics Wbquest (LAB) ****DUE 3/17**** 35. Do Now: DNA and Genes (1/2 sheet) 36. *HW*: "What are Dominant and Recessive Traits?" ******Due 3/21***** 37. Chromosome Review (do now) 38. LAB: Investigating the results of inherited traits. **online** ****DUE 3/29**** 39. (packet:) "What is Heredity / DNA / Chromosomes? Why can offspring differ from their parents? 40. Probablility and Genetics 41. **HW**;"Punnett Square Exercises:***DUE 3-31*** 42. ** HW: How can we predict heredity ***Due 4/4*** 43. DNA and Chromosomes QUIZ 44. What are incomplete and codominace? 45. Punnett Square Practive Pages 46. (1/2 page do now; jaguar and panther allele cross) 47. Family Pedigrees 48. How is gender determined? / What are sex-linked traits? 49. "Bikini Bottom Genetics" ***complete for HW***Due 4/11** 50. "Do it now!" (blood typing punnett squares) 51. Punnett Square Quiz (pop) 52. Human Genetic Disorders QUARTER 3 - 2015 1. C+C: p.331 # 1-4 2. Nye: Seasons / "A Question For all Seasons" (HW) 3. Earth and Seasons (notes ditto) 4. What causes the change of seasons (packet) 5. Do Now (seasons, earths orbit diagram) 6. Earth's Orbit and Seasons (HW) 7. Do Now (ditto) "Solar Paths for Long Island" 8. "Rule of Thumb" (label- Winter Spring Summer Fall) 9. C+C: p339 #1-5 10. C+C: p337 #1-5 11. Bill Ny: Season's 12. Intro: Phases of the Moon (ditto packet notes) 13. (Do Now) "Phase It" 14. C+C: p342 #1-4, p345#1-4 15. What are tides? / Spring and Neap tides 16. Do Now "test prep" (moon and seasons) 17. Packet: What are Solar / Lunar Eclipses? What causes tides? 18. "Moon Talk" 19. Earth Motion's (QUIZ) 20. New Horizon's, NASA's first mission to PLUTO 21. home text HW: p617 #1-7 (assigned thurs 2/12) 22. NYE: Planets 23. Stars Notes 24. Protoplanet Hypothesis (do now ditto) 25. The H-R diagram 26. "The Universe is mad of Galaxies" (ditto notes on Big Bang) 27. Astronomy Practice Test A 28. Astronomy Practice Test B 29. C+C: (Life Sci.) 57 #1-5, 67 #1-9 30. notes packet: REPRODUCTION 31. Do Now (paramecium, hydra, giraffe) / What is Meiosis? 32. Comparing Mitosis and Meiosis (HW due 3/9) 33. What is Mitosis? / What is Meiosis? (packet) 34. Do Now: Mitosis vs. Meiosis 35. Fertilization (notes) 36. Do Now (greyhound, fertilization schematic) 37. Reproduction: Sex Cell Review 38. Reproduction Quiz 39. C+C: pg65 #1-5, 69 #1-4, 71 #1-5 40. Bill Nye: GENES 41. What are traits? (HW worksheet assigned 3/16) 42. GENETICS NOTES 43. Do Now (parts of a chromosome) 44. How do genes combine? / What are incomplete - codominance? / How is gender determined? / What are sex-linked traits? 45. Genetics LAB: :"Investigating the results of inherited traits" 46. What are Chromosomes? (packet) 47."Bikini Bottom Genetics" (HW) 48.NYE: Genetic Diversity 1. C+C: 327 #1-4, 331 #1-4 2. Bill Ny: Season's 3. Earth and Season's (notes / ditto) 4. What Causes the Change of the Season's? (packet) 5. (1/2 sheet do now) "Label- Winter, Summer, Spring, Fall" 6. Intro: Phases of the Moon (ditto packet notes) 7. Nye: MOON 8. What are the Phases of the Moon? (packet) 9. What is a Solar Eclipse? (packet) 10. What is a Lunar Eclipse? (packet) 11. What causes Tides? 12. What Causes Day and Night? 13. Label: Winter, Summer, Spring, Fall 14. Do Now (give the season for each position) 15. (HW) "Astronomy Unit / open notes quiz..." 16. (Do Now) "Phase It" 17. What are tides? / Spring and Neap tides 18. c+c: p409 #1-7, p437 #1-6 19. Protoplanet Do it Now / Nye: planets 20. New Horizon's Article (HW) 21. What are the motions of the Earth? (packet) 22. Solar System Scale (lab/hw) 23. Notes ditto (galaxies) 24. Do Now (ditto) "Solar Paths For Long Island" 25. NYE: Outer Space 26. Stars Notes 27. The H-R Diagram (HW) 28. Astronomy Review Guide 29. c+c: pg57 #1-5, p65 #1-12, p67 #1-9 30. Packet (what is mitosis? / what is meiosis?) 31. How Do Cells Produce New Celss? 32. NYE: Genetic Diversity 33. Reproduction (packet - Notes) 34. Genetics Notes 35. Fertilization Notes 36. Reproduction Quiz - Mitosis / Meiosis (HW) 37. Do Now (greyhounds) / Do Now (chromosomes) 38. Reproduction Review packet 39. Do Now: Mitosis vs. Meiosis 40. What is Heredity? (HW) 41. DNA and Chromosomes 42. packet: what is heredity/ chromosomes/ punnet squares...? 43. How Do Genes Control Traits? / Structure of DNA (LAB) 44. DNA and Genes (1/2 sheet do now) 45. Probability and Genetics (punnett square HW)

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2016 1. Review: Animal Classification Test 2. How are animals classified? 3. Review Sheet for Taxonomy 4. Classification Practice Test answer sheet 5. Looking at Flowers (HW) ***DUE 4/19*** 6. Plant Structure and Function (notes***online***due 4/20) 7. 1/2 page do now: Plant Part / Function (chart) 8. 8-4 What is Photosynthesis? 9. 19-5 What is Photosynthesis? 10. ***HW***Home Text*** "Reading Check"Question 332+335 pg 335 #'s 1 +2, Define all highlighted words 332-335**Due 4/22 11. Photosynthesis DVD 12. HW:"How do living things get their energy?"***Due 5/2*** 13. Do Now (leaf diagram) 14. Photosynthesis and Transpiration 15. Photosynthesis / Transpiration QUIZ 16. Leaf Cross Section (coloring) 17. "Why leaves wear the colors of Fall" ( article) **HW due 5/6* 18. NYE: Plants 19. Respiration, Plant Cell (diagram) 20. Transpiration (notes) ****online**** 21. Do Now: Identify the part of the flower...(1/2 sheet) 22. Plant Reproduction 23. Plant Structure (diagram) 24. HW: "How does pollination occur?" ***Due 5/12*** 25. Leaf Structure and Processes (1/2 sheet) 26. (do now): "What do bees know?" 27: HW- "What are the parts of a flower?"**DUE 5/16*** 28. Parts of a flower (1/2 sheet) 29. Seed Dispersal 30. Quiz: Parts of a flower 31. What are the parts of seeds? / Nye: Flowers 32. Plant Classification (notes)***online*** 33. (packet): "How does fertilization occur? / What is a Fruit?" 34. HW: "What are the characteristics of plants?"**Due 5/20*** 35. How are plants classified? / How do bryophytes reproduce? 36. Mind Mapping for Plants (do now) 37. LAB: Vascular and Non-Vascular Plants ***DUE 5/25*** 38. HW: "A beginning look at plants (moncots / dicots) ****Due 5/24**** 39. Review for Plant (packet***KEY online***) 40. What is Ecology? / What is an ecosystem? 41. What are Habitats / Niches / Limiting Factors? 42. Nye: Biodiversity 43. ECOLOGY NOTES (packet***online***) 44. Do Now: thrasher shark (coastal food web) 45. LAB: "Food Web Activity" ***Due 6/8*** 46. Ecology Review 47. Ecology Test Prep packet (sample questions) 48. Ecology "one pager" 49. Packet: (every "one pager" from each unit whole year) 50. Review Packet (pink): "Life processes, microscopes, cells, classification" 51. 7th grade Human Physiology Review Packet ******KEY online**** 52. Review Sheets - 7th grade science - Marker 1 ******KEY online**** 53. Review sheet for 7th grade final exam part 2 *************KEY online************ 1. Circulatory System QUIZ 2. C+C: Digestion Chapter Review pg352-354 3. NYE: Circulation 4. Circulatory and Digestion Review 5. C+C: 419#1-9, 421 #1-10, 423 #1-6 6. HW: (packet) "What is a reflex?" ****DUE****2/4***online*** 7. What is the nervous system? 8. What are reflexes? 9. What are the parts of the brain? 10. HW: "what is the nervous system?" ***DUE 2/10**** 11. Nervous System Vocab 12. Nervous System Notes***Complete via website**** 13. LAB: (Parts of the Brain, color and label)***Due 2/12*** 14. Nervous System (do now / read with questions) 15. Nervous System Review 16. Bill Nye : BRAIN 17. Nervous System QUIZ 18. What is the Endocrine System? / What are Hormones? 19. HW: (packet) "What is the Endocrine System? **Due 2/24** 20. Endocrine Vocabulary 21. Endocrine System (notes) **HW** complete via website**Due 2/26** 22. How do some drugs effect the body? 23. "The Endocrine System" (drawing and labeling activity) 24. Nervous System Review 25. 1/2 sheet do now: (reflex arc diagram / label) 26. Endocrine System Review 27. Nervous and Endocrine Sys. "one pagers" ***online*** 28. C+C: 311 #1-5, 313 #1-6, 315 #1-4 29. NYE: Muscular Skeletal System 30. What are tissues? / What are bones? 31. HW: What is the skeletal system? ***Due 3/7*** 32. What is the skeletal system? 33. "The leg bones connected to the hip bone" (joints) 34. The Skeletal System (notes) ****online**** 35. How Do Joints Work? 36. What are the kinds of muscle? / How are injuries treated? 37. The Muscular System Notes ***online*** 38. ***HW: "What is the muscular system?" ***DUE 3/14*** 39. "13-6 What is the mucular system?" (C+C worksheet) 40. Skeletal Muscular Activity (LAB) ***DUE 3/17*** 41. Skeletal Muscular "one pager" *online* 42. Bones of the Human Skeleton 43. Bones / Muscles Review Sheet ****online**** 44. Muscular Skeletal System QUIZ 45. What is classification?/ *HW*ClassificationVocab*DUE 3/21* 46. (do now: classifying food items) 47. Classification Schemes (classifying shapes) 48. Binomial Nomenclature (classification NOTES) 49. How are Living Things classified? 50. Using a Classification KEY 51. *HW: "Sorting it all out" ***DUE 3/29*** 52. Characteristics of the various classes of vertebrates. 53. (one pager) CLASSIFICATION 54. (do now)"...Use the following pictures, create a Dichotomous Key to...." 55. HW: "What are vertebrates / invertebratre?" **Due 3/31** 56. (do now) Classifying Living Things 57. Invertebrates Notes **online** 58. Adaptations Notes ***online*** 59. (do now: Human vs. Dog taxonomy chart) 60. Classification QUIZ (4/4) 61. Invertebrates / Vertebrates worksheet 62. "A side view" (body symmetry do now) 63. How do insects develop? 64. Atrthropods; insects, crustaceans, arachnids 65. LAB: Shark Taxonomy 66. Reproduction Notes 67. Metamorphoses 68. Comparison Chart (reproduction) 69. HW: "How do insects develop?" ***DUE 4/13*** Solutions"

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2016 1. Do it now / Genetics Problems and the Punnett Square 2. Heredity (practice) Test 3. Human Genetic Disorders (HW) 4. DNA and Chromosomes REVIEW (genetics review) 5. Family Pedigrees 6. C+C: (Earth Science)- pg91 #6-7, 95 #7-11, 97 #1-3, 99 #1-4 7. Home Text HW "The Rock and Fossil Record" (DUE MONDAY 4/20) 8. "What is the fossil record?" (activity packet / HW) 9. Geologic Time Scale (reference table for the unit) 10. Geologic Time (notes packet) 11. (do now): Definitions- Superposition, Sedimentary Rock, Fossil 12. Absolute Age (notes packet) 13. "do now" Scopes Trial (article) 14. ERA worksheet (group activity) 15. C+C (life sci.): pg99 #1-4 16. Evidence of Evolution (packet / group activity / finish for HW, due 4/5) 17. Geologic Time Scale "Do Now" (puzzle) 18. EVOLUTION (notes packet) 19. NYE: evolution 20. Evidence of Evolution Lab (homologous / vestigal structures) 21. 2 Pathways of evolution (phyletic gradualism / punctuated equilibrium) 22. LAB: How do fossils show change (evolution of horse) 23. "Human relative, 7M years ago" (do now article) 24. Review Packet, Evolution and Geologic Time 25. Ecology Study Cards / Questions packet 26. (group worksheets packet) "What is Ecology / an Ecosystem / Habitats / Limiting Factors?" 27. ECOLOGY (notes packet) 28. Nye: Biodiversity 29. Do Now (long island coastal food web, "thrasher shark......") 30. What are energy pyramids? / What are food webs? 31. article: "Pine Barrens fire 1995; Ecologist learned...." 32. Final Review (first packet/ intro, rocks and minerals) 33. 8th Grade Review 34. Final Review (Dynamic Earth, Weather) 35. Final Review (Astronomy, Reproduction) 36. Final Review (Genetics, Evolution) 37. 8th grade Extended Response (review packet / world map) 38. 8th grade Extended Response (single sheet) 1. DNA and Chromosome Review 2. What is Incomplete and Codominance (packet) 3. Humand Genetic Disorders 4. c+c (life): p.99#1-6, p.101 #1-4 5. Geologic Time (notes packet) 6. HW - Definitions ; superposition, Sedimentary Rock, Fossils 7. Absolute Age (packet notes) 8. Directions: Read 4-4 How is a rocks' s absolute age determined" 9. Home Text; p.161 #1, p.165 #4, p.171 #7, p.177 #4 10. Evolution of Life (notes packet) 11. Evolution / Fossils / Natural Selection 12. Evolution Vocabulary Quiz (take home) 13. ditto / do now: Phyletic Gradualism, Punctuated Equilibrium 14. How do fossils show change? (LAB - horse) 15. 8th grade Evolution quiz (practice) 16. Evidence of Evolution Lab 17. "Determining Bouyancy of Known Densities" (ditto) 18. Demo: ball n ramp / "a student rolls a..." (HW) 19. Do Now Review: NYS lab practical 20. Station One... / Station Two... (practical rev.) 21. Station 4: Ramp and ball 22. Station 3: Classifying Critters 23. NYE: Biodiversity 24. Practice Exam One (answer sheet from review workbook) 25. Last Chance Review before the State Exam 26. Final Exam Review (packet)