Welcome to Parent Updates!

Here you will find weekly reports of what your student will be doing in class. Due dates for assignments and assessment dates are located on the main subject section of this wiki. This will simply be an overview of the week and any major announcements.

Week of 9/6/16

Biology: Students will be introduced to the course and will get to know the routines and expectations in our classroom. We will begin by learning the rules of the room and completing a project on safety.

Enviro: Students will be introduced to the course and will get to know the routines and expectations in our classroom. We will be discussing our weekly school-wide recycling expectations as well as introducing .



Week of 9/1216

Biology: Students will be finish their lab experiment using independent and dependent variables on Monday. QUIZ TUESDAY ON SCIENTIFIC DESIGN. We will then move to "Living Things" which will be our first full unit.

Environmental: Students are finishing up their presentations on different types of recycling materials, and will then move into the cycling of materials in our ecosystems. They have a test FRIDAY.



Week of 9/19/16

Biology: Students have began learning about macromolecules (Lipids, carbohydrates, proteins and nucleic acids). They also will see a demonstration of blowing up a gummy bear using a catalyst. We will finish the week by discussing the chemistry of life, catalysts and chemical equations. Test Tuesday!

Enviro: We have been designing and creating closed ecosystems. Ask your student to tell you about it!


Week of 9/26/16

Biology: Students have a test on THURSDAY over macromolecules, enzymes and reactions. They had a lab in the beginning of the week over enzyme function. They also have been assigned a lab report which is due FRIDAY. (A change)