7th Grade Life Science Blog1718
Monday, October 2, 2017
Monday, October 2, 2017 10:25 AM -0700By: Julie Humphrey
Here is the Schedule for Back-to-School Night on Thursday night, 10/5/17

                        Ms. Humphrey's Classes

* 5:00 Bell to begin P1         No Class
  5:14 Bell to end P1

* 5:19 Bell to begin P2         7th Grade Life Science
 5:33 Bell to end P2

* 5:38 Bell to begin P3         6th Grade Life Science
 5:52 Bell to end P3

* 5:57 Bell to begin P7         6th Grade Life Science
  6:11 Bell to end P7

* 6:16 Bell to begin P8         7th Grade Life Science
  6:30: Bell to end P8

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Friday, September 29, 2017
Friday, September 29, 2017 12:19 PM -0700By: Julie Humphrey
We watched the first episode of Planet Earth about Mountains. Have a great weekend! Homework: No homework
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Thursday, September 28, 2017 12:19 PM -0700By: Julie Humphrey
Students took their Chapter 1 test. Homework: No homework
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 12:07 PM -0700By: Julie Humphrey
We reviewed for tomorrow's test using a Review Sheet. At the end of the session, students were asked to write up the following in preparation for the test, on the bottom of their Review Sheet: Design an Experiment to see "How High Rabbits can J
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 12:05 PM -0700By: Julie Humphrey
Students presented their Animal Posters today. We did not get through all of them. We will continue with this activity after Thursday's Chapter 1 test. Homework: Begin studying for the test on Thursday. [Image:LSCh1Review092517.pdf] REMINDER: Chapte
Monday, September 25, 2017
Monday, September 25, 2017 9:03 AM -0700By: Julie Humphrey
As I returned from Minnesota, Ms. Douglass had the classes continue working on their Animal Posters. They will present them in class tomorrow. Homework: Finish your Animal Poster if you have not done so yet. REMINDER: Chapter 1 test on Thursday, Se
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Thursday, September 21, 2017 11:59 AM -0700By: Julie Humphrey
Students began work on their individual Animal Projects. They will do research and then turn the research into a poster. Homework: No homework
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 11:58 AM -0700By: Julie Humphrey
Students finished working on their Jane Goodall report. Homework: Finish your report if you have not done so yet. REMINDER: Chapter 1 test on Thursday, September 28. You will receive a Review sheet next week.
Friday, September 22, 2017
Friday, September 22, 2017 11:40 AM -0700By: Julie Humphrey
I am out today. Ms. Douglass is my sub. Students are doing research on their Animal choice and making a poster. Homework: No homework Notice: Chapter 1 test next Thursday, September 28 Here is the link for MS voting: [ https://goo.gl/forms/awseMr
Friday, September 1, 2017
Friday, September 1, 2017 11:53 AM -0700By: Julie Humphrey
Today students wrote an essay on Pearl Fryer following the attached points. They were graded on their participation in the writing assignment. We will have time to finish the essays next week. Homework: No homework. Have a good 3-Day weekend! [Imag
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 11:45 AM -0700By: Julie Humphrey
We redid our graphs for our Water Temperature science inquiry from last Friday. Students drew conclusions and handed the graphs and lab reports in. Homework: No homework
Monday, September 18, 2017
Monday, September 18, 2017 10:22 AM -0700By: Julie Humphrey
We started setting up scatter plots to display our Ice Water Experiment data. We will finish this tomorrow. Homework: No homework
Friday, September 15, 2017
Friday, September 15, 2017 10:44 AM -0700By: Julie Humphrey
We did a Scientific Inquiry on the influence salt might have on the temperature of ice water. Homework: No homework
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Thursday, September 14, 2017 9:03 PM -0700By: Julie Humphrey
We read about Scientific Inquiry. We worked through defining the Key Terms in the journals. We looked at the experiment for tomorrow and formed a meaningful question. Homework: Finish defining the Key Terms if you didn't finish during class. You may
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 11:07 AM -0700By: Julie Humphrey
We watched Jane Goodall's WIld Chimpanzees. Students took notes in preparation for writing a short essay. Homework: No homework
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 11:19 AM -0700By: Julie Humphrey
Students continued working on and finished their Safety Symbols sheets. I taped them in the back of journals, and checked the journals for completeness. Homework: Finish your Safety Symbol sheet if you have not done so. The reference page from the t
Monday, September 11, 2017
Monday, September 11, 2017 10:36 AM -0700By: Julie Humphrey
I collected the Consequence Homework from 2nd period. In both classes, we discussed Safety in the Science Room - and students began working on their Safety Appendix, to be taped in the back of their Journals when complete. Homework: No homework
Friday, September 8, 2017
Friday, September 8, 2017 11:38 AM -0700By: Julie Humphrey
We did the Observe A Living Goldfish lab. Students answered questions and turned them in. Some students brought back permission slips to take a fish home after school. 2nd period Life Science had could not be quiet after repeated requests. They exhau
Thursday, September 7, 2017
Thursday, September 7, 2017 4:05 PM -0700By: Julie Humphrey
Today we did a lesson on Classification. Students received brown bags filled with random items. They classified them with their table partners one way. We discussed their categories, then they rearranged the items into a new classification. Tomorrow
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 3:27 PM -0700By: Julie Humphrey
Students took notes on 5 tools of science: 1. Observation 2. Prediction 3. Infer 4. Classify 5. Making Models They worked on a worksheet about inference and observation "A Tale Told By Tracks." Homework: Finish the worksheet to turn in a
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Tuesday, September 5, 2017 12:35 PM -0700By: Julie Humphrey
Students worked on their Man Named Pearl essay. They also had their insects laminated onto their journals and put identification information inside the front cover. Homework: Finish your A Man Named Pearl essay tonight if you weren't able to finish
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Thursday, August 31, 2017 11:10 AM -0700By: Julie Humphrey
We watched another piece of "A Man Named Pearl", and took notes. We will write about his life tomorrow. Homework: No homework
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 11:09 AM -0700By: Julie Humphrey
We collected more signed syllabi and $20 donations. We discussed the preview questions for the video "A Man Named Pearl". We started watching the video "A Man Named Pearl". If you missed it, you can watch it in my room during lunc
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 12:01 PM -0700By: Julie Humphrey
We collected signed syllabi and $20 donations (thank you!) Students received a new seating chart. Students wrote answers to preview questions before tomorrow's movie called "A Man Named Pearl". Students colored in insect pictures to use on
Monday, August 28, 2017
Monday, August 28, 2017 6:11 PM -0700By: Julie Humphrey
Welcome to 7th Grade Life Science! We did introductions and went over the class syllabus. So glad to meet you all! Homework: Please bring back your signed syllabus sheet and your spiral notebook tomorrow.
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