G7 Week 14

Friday, December 8th

Wisconsin Fast Plant Unit
A/F period – Day 31
G period – Day 30

Today in science:

Homework: 

Thursday, December 7th

Wisconsin Fast Plant Unit
A/F period – Day 30
G period – Day 29

Today in science: Students were given in-class work time to…

1) Add the following (9) words to their WFP Glossary: pollination, fertilization, node, internode, petiole, stem, xylem tissue, phloem tissue, photosynthesis. 
2) Update their WFP Digital Journal glossary so that they have all of the required vocabulary words (23 + today’s 9 = 31 total words).
3) Add additional photos to their 3×3, 3×4 3×5, etc. flower development tables.
4) Complete their flower dissections (taped parts, labelled scale drawings, short functions)
5) Continue working on revisions for INV#0 (bar graph) and/or INV#1 (garlic drawings), which are due on Monday, Dec. 11.
6) Begin working on Chapter 3 of their Power Plant packet.

* If a student has completed all of the above tasks successfully, Dr. Merritt will explain to those students how to begin INV#4 – Descriptive study of a semi-mature cruciferous flower pistil (Brassica rapa).

Homework: Students should be using time at home to work on some of the tasks listed in letters a-e) above.

Wednesday, December 6th

Wisconsin Fast Plant Unit
A/F period – Day 29
G period – Day 28

Today in science: After receiving their graded flower quizzes, students had time to…

1) measure and record plant height and calculate the average,
2) pollinate any newly opened flowers,
3) look over and complete Chapters 1 & 2 (pp. 1-12) of their Power Plant packet,
4) update their WFP Digital Journal glossary with the required vocabulary words,
5) add additional photos to their 3×3 or 3×4 flower development tables,
6) complete revisions for INV#0 (bar graph) and/or INV#1 (garlic drawings)

Homework: Students should be using time at home to work on some of the tasks listed in numbers 1-6) above, but especially numbers 4) and 5).

Tuesday, December 5th

Wisconsin Fast Plant Unit
A/F period – Day 28
G period – Day 27

Today in science: After receiving their graded flower quizzes, students had time to…

1) measure and record plant height and calculate the average,
2) pollinate any newly opened flowers,
3) look over and complete Chapters 1 & 2 (pp. 1-12) of their Power Plant packet,
4) update their WFP Digital Journal glossary with the required vocabulary words,
5) add additional photos to their 3×3 or 3×4 flower development tables,
6) complete revisions for INV#0 (bar graph) and/or INV#1 (garlic drawings)

Homework: Students should be using time at home to work on some of the tasks listed in numbers 1-6) above, but especially numbers 4) and 5).

Monday, December 4th

Wisconsin Fast Plant Unit
A/F period – Day 27
G period – Day 26

Today in science: After taking parts one (structures) and two (functions) of today’s flower quiz, each student received his/her new packet, The Power Plant packet, and was asked to work on Chapter 1 (pp. 1-5) in class.

Homework: Students have been asked to complete Chapters 1 (pp. 1-5) and 2 (pp. 6-12) of The Power Plant packet before their next science class. Dr. Merritt has asked students NOT to use the Internet when answering questions in this packet. In other words, he would like students to use only a) their own knowledge, and b) the information found within the text of the packet.

 

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