G6 Week 07

Thursday-Friday, October 19-20th (Guest Teacher)

Today in science: Dr. Merritt was away attending a work-related conference in Italy. With a guest teacher, students had class time to complete a Cells, Tissues, & Organs revision packet. This revision packet contain 10 worksheets and a cover sheet to help students organize their work.

Homework:  Students were asked to complete any unfinished parts of the revision packet at home.

Wednesday, October 18th

Today in science: Students received their graded quiz at the beginning of the period. They then had class time to work on their microscope drawings and/or photos. As a guide to help them use their class time wisely, Dr. Merritt put the following information on the whiteboard:

Specimen          Genus species            Magnification (drawings)
Earthworm          Lumbricus terrestris     40x, 100x, 400x, 400x
Banana                 Musa acuminata            40x, 100x, 400x, 400x
Yellow Onion      Allium cepa                      1 photo sent to Dr. M
Corn stem            Zea mays                          40x, 100x, 400x, 400x
Cheek cells          Homo sapiens                  40x, 100x, 400x, 400x

Homework: If they haven’t yet done so, Dr. Merritt has asked students to send this assignment to him as soon as possible. Dr. Merritt’s email is brett.merritt “at” tasis.ch

Tuesday, October 17th

Today in science: H period does not meet on Tuesdays.

Homework: —

Monday, October 16th

Today in science: Students had class time to work on their microscope drawings and/or photos. As a guide to help them use their class time wisely, Dr. Merritt put the following information on the whiteboard:

Specimen          Genus species            Magnification (drawings)
Earthworm          Lumbricus terrestris     40x, 100x, 400x, 400x
Banana                 Musa acuminata            40x, 100x, 400x, 400x
Yellow Onion      Allium cepa                      1 photo sent to Dr. M
Corn stem            Zea mays                          40x, 100x, 400x, 400x
Cheek cells          Homo sapiens                  40x, 100x, 400x, 400x

Homework: If they haven’t yet done so, Dr. Merritt has asked students to send this assignment to him as soon as possible. Dr. Merritt’s email is brett.merritt “at” tasis.ch

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