Click on the date for a copy of the SMARTBoard for that day. The SMARTBoard includes the daily objective, homework assignment, Do Now, activities and any notes posted that day.
Friday, December 15: Cladogram: Skeletal Structures, Part 1
Thursday, December 14: Fossils: Relative Age vs. Absolute Age of rocks
Wednesday, December 13: Change Over Time Review
Tuesday, December 12: Cladograms Done
Note: Analysis and Conclusions questions for Baggie Cladistics located on the last page of Tuesday's SMARTBoard.
Analysis and Conclusion questions for Ammonite Fossil Cladogram activity: Google Classroom, click "Cladogram Ammonite" document, then click on the title to go to the activity in Discovery Techbook.
Monday, December 12: Organizing Fossils for your cladogram
Ammonite Fossil Images Handout
Environmental Changes Activity, Explore 3
Friday, December 8: Fossils and Evidence for Evolution, Explore 3 notes (.txt file. This does not look the same, but it has the same information and the .txt file extension should work on all platforms.)
Thursday, December 7: Fossil Evidence Shows . . .
Wednesday, December 6: What Kind of Information Do Fossils Provide about Life on Earth and Earth’s History?
Tuesday, December 5: Autumn Splendor Final; "Changes Over Time, Explore 1: Read, Take Notes"
Monday, December 4: Autumn Splendor along with Day/Night Maps
Friday, December 1: What Tells Leaves, "It's Time to Change Color"? Part 1
Thursday, November 30: Whales FINALLY into Water!
Wednesday, November 29: Whales Into Water 3
Tuesday, November 28: Whale Timeline, Change Over Time Pretest
Monday, November 27: Change Over Time & the Fossil Record: Engage + Whales Into Water! (Oh my)
Wednesday, November 22: Have a Happy Thanksgiving with some fun activities!
Tuesday, November 21: Common Ancestor Review
Monday, November 20: Evolution Summaries, Common ANcestors NOTE: Period 5, class meeting. HW: Just read Explore 4, "Common Ancestry" in DE Techbook
Friday, November 17: Evolution Z-Note Summaries
Thursday, November 16: The Zoo of You
Wednesday, November 15: Homologies and Embryos
Tuesday, November 14: Elementary Evolution Quiz 1
Monday, November 13: Evolution Intro Recap: Quiz Tomorrow!
Wednesday, November 8: Evolution Engage, Explore 1 & 2 Recap
Tuesday, November 7: Evolution: Common Descent, Homologies
Monday, November 6: Darwin's Theory with Bill Nye and Z-Charts!
Friday, November 3: Evolution Videos, Preassessment
Thursday, November 2: Notes on Evolution, Evo-Devo (The video is linked from the "Helpful Resources" page.)
Wednesday, November 1: It's Alive Demoslides Final Explanation
Organizer for It's Alive Final Explanation. Second page has outline for paragraph.
Tuesday, October 31: Now for something completely disgusting . . .
Monday, October 30: DemoSlides It's Alive Evidence
Friday, October 27: Periods 1, 2, 5: It's Alive--Data Needed?
Thursday, October 26: Discovery Ed Techbook Tips & Tricks, Peer Evaluating
Wednesday, October 25: Characteristics of Life Recap
Tuesday, October 24: Rubric Review, Impatiens Observation
Monday, October 23: Impatiens Observation 5
Friday, October 20: Evidence draft/final
Thursday, October 19: Reasoning & Explanation Period 1, 2, 4 NOTE: Periods 5 and 7 did different activities because Ms. Ambos has a professional development half-day
Wednesday, October 18: Scientific Problem Solving, Parts 1, 2 and maybe 3
Tuesday, October 17: Spreadsheets and Calculations; Homework Periods 2, 4, 5, 7
Monday, October 16: Impatiens Observation 4
Thursday, October 12: What are cells? Why are they important? How are we and the things in the DemoSlides alike?
Wednesday, October 11: Evidence and Living Things
Tree Observation 2 Directions--Due Wed., October 18
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 Impatiens Observation 3: Was your prediction correct?
Monday, October 9 - Grade MicroQuiz, Fix Imp. Obs., It's Alive Evidence
Friday, October 6 - It's Alive Lab, Day 2
Thursday, October 5 - It's Alive Lab, Day 1
Wednesday, October - Microscope Quiz