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Science 7 (Period 2) Assignments

Instructor
Chantal Zotter
Term
2019-2020 Trimester 3
Department
Science

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Due:

Week of June 1 - June 5

Assignments for Week of June 1st - June 5th 

*All assignments for TRIMESTER 3 due by 3:00 on Friday June 5th  

*Be sure to click “SAVE” for each assignment. Then click the “Turn In” button.  

*Do NOT message me in TEAMS. For any questions you must EMAIL ME.  zotter@pvpusd.net 

  1.      Check Aeries to make sure all of your work has been graded. If you have zeros for any assignments please go to the grades tab in Stemcopes and find the assignments. Then Complete them, save them, turn them in. THEN EMAIL ME the exact name and topic of the assignment(s) so I can give you credit. 
  2.      ALL ASSIGNMENTS (Missing or incomplete) are Due Friday June 5th. Please EMAIL ME with any questions about your assignments.  

Videos: 

The last topic we would like to introduce is about Energy Flow in Organisms. The following videos cover different situations where plants and animals use and transfer energy through the environment. Please watch these videos and think about how energy is transferred around the environment and how all living organisms depend on each other to live.  

 

Energy Flow in Organisms 

Cellular Respiration- Bozeman Science 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gh2P5CmCC0M&t=13s 

Energy Pyramid- Energy Flow in Ecosystem 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=De_53QflEXQ 

Cellular Respiration and the Mighty Mitochondria 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Eo7JtRA7lg 

Due:

Week of May 26 - 29

Assignments for Week of May 25th -29th

*All assignments are due by 3:00 on Friday May 29th

*Be sure to click “SAVE” for each assignment. Then click the “Turn In” button.

*Do NOT message me in TEAMS. For any questions you must EMAIL ME.  zotter@pvpusd.net

  1.      Read and Complete Stemscopedia.  Intoduction to Photosynthesis
    1. Do the Try Now activity at the bottom of reading. Answer the 7 questions.
  2.      Reading Science A – Thanks Leaves!
    1. Read the article and then scroll down and answer questions.
  3.      Science Today – Watch it! - watch video and answer questions
  4.      Multiple Choice Assessment – Introduction to Photosynthesis
    1. Answer Questions 1-5

 

Videos

Photosynthesis- Bozeman Science

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g78utcLQrJ4&t=2s

What is Photosynthesis?  Fuse School

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CL9A8YhwUps&list=PLjCX6CqoQ8VwtkQfe_t9tZ9Ur1pmHSwOX&index=3&t=0s

Photosynthesis & Respiration

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3XIyweZg6Sw&list=PLjCX6CqoQ8VwtkQfe_t9tZ9Ur1pmHSwOX&index=3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Due:

Week of May 18-22

Assignments for Week of May 18th - May 22nd  

*All assignments are due by 3:00 on Friday May 22nd  

*Be sure to click “SAVE” for each assignment. Then click the “Turn In” button.  

*Do NOT message me in TEAMS. For any questions you must EMAIL ME.  zotter@pvpusd.net 

  1. 1.  Read and Complete Stemscopedia.  Thermal Energy in Chemical Reactions 
  1. Complete the What Do You Think? Type answers by putting the cursor in n the Box next to “Muffins Baking” and “Fireworks Exploding”  
  1. Do the Try Now activity at the bottom of reading. Answer the 7 questions.  
  1. 2. Reading Science A – Exothermic & Endothermic Reactions  
  1. Read the article and then scroll down and answer questions 1-5. 
  1. 3. Science Today – Watch it! - watch video and answer questions 
  1. 4. Multiple Choice Assessment – Thermal Energy in Chemical Reactions 
  1. Answer Questions 1-5 

 

Due:

Week of May 11th - 15th

Assignments for Week of May 11th - 15th 

*All assignments are due by 3:00 on Friday May 15th 

*Be sure to click “SAVE” for each assignment. Then click the “Turn In” button.  

*Do NOT message me in TEAMS. For any questions you must EMAIL ME.  zotter@pvpusd.net 

  1. 1. Read and Complete Stemscopedia.  Modeling Conservation of Mass 
  1. a. Do the Try Now activity Writing Chemical Formulas for (water, carbon dioxide, salt)  
  1. b. Try Now – Chemical Equations Chart. Is the equation balanced or unbalanced 
  1. 2. Watch the Content Connection Video – Conservation of Mass 
  1. a. Scroll down and answer Questions 1-2 
  1. 3. Reading Science A –  The Birth of Chemical Formulas & Equations.  
  1. a. Read the article and then scroll down and answer questions 1-5. 
  1. 4. Multiple Choice Assessment – Modeling Conservation of Mass 
  1. a. Answer Questions 1-5
5. Use the following videos to help you understand the content from this section

The Law of Conservation of Mass- Todd Ramsey 

Reading Chemical Equations:

Chemistry Lesson: Chemical Formulas

Balancing Chemical Equations 

How to balance Chemical Equations 

Due:

Week of May 4th -8th

Assignments for Week of May 4th - 8th 

*All assignments are due by 3:00 on Friday May 8th 

*Be sure to click “SAVE” for each assignment. Then click the “Turn In” button.  

*Do NOT message me in TEAMS. For any questions you must EMAIL ME.  zotter@pvpusd.net 

  1. 1. Read and Complete StemscopediaPhysical & Chemical Properties 
  1. Do the Try Now activityBe sure to fill in the Physical Properties Data Table AND the Chemical Properties Data Table 
  1. 2. Explore 4 – Tuva Densities of Materials Questions 1-9 
    1. a. Read the directions carefully and play around with the activity a bit to see how everything works.
    2. b. Answer questions 1-9
  1. 3. Watch the following video clips to help you understand the concepts from this Topic.  
  1. a. Physical vs Chemical Properties- Explained:  https://youtu.be/Z5L2NOMEWT0  
  1. b. The Physical Properties and Chemical properties of Matter: https://youtu.be/C4pQQQNwy30  
  1. c. What is Density? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CAFGiI8708M 
  1. d. 5 Facts about Density: https://youtu.be/zlkpZZW29b0  
  1. e. EXAMPLE LAB ACTIVITY - Layer Liquid Density Tower - you can do the activity if you wish but not required: https://youtu.be/4EMUsPJtCoc  
  1. f. Diamonds 101: How They Form and How They’re Found: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vaNZ-8q5w60  
  1. Multiple Choice Assessment – Physical and Chemical Reactions 
  1. a. Answer Questions 1-5 

Due:

Week of April 27 - May 1

Assignments for Week of April 27th - May 1st  

*All assignments are due by 3:00 on Friday May 1st  

*Be sure to click “SAVE” for each assignment. Then click the “Turn In” button.  

*Do NOT message me in TEAMS. For any questions you must EMAIL ME.  zotter@pvpusd.net 

  1. 1.  Read and Complete Stemscopedia.  Characteristics of Chemical Reactions 
  1. Do the Try Now activity at the bottom of reading. Be sure to fill in the Data Table below “The Examples of Chem Reaction” Box 
  1. 2, Watch the 2 Content Connection Video – Chemical Reactions & Cheeseburger in Acid 
  1. Scroll down and answer Questions for both videos  
  1. 3. Reading Science A – Chemical Reactions Affect Van Gogh’s Paintings  
  1. Read the article and then scroll down and answer questions 1-5. 
  1. 4. Multiple Choice Assessment – Characteristics of Chemical Reactions 
  1. Answer Questions 1-5 

Due:

Assignment

Assignments for Week of April 20th - April 24th 

*All assignments are due by 3:00 on Friday the 24th. 

*Be sure to click “SAVE” for each assignment. Then click the “Turn In” button.  

*Do NOT message me in TEAMS. For any questions you must EMAIL ME.  zotter@pvpusd.net 

 

  1. 1. Be sure to Finish and turn in the Science Reading A  - Biodiversity and the Ecosystem- This was assigned on Friday April 17th 
  1. 2. Complete and Turn in Multiple Choice Assessment - Ecosystem Biodiversity  
  1. 3.  Read and Complete Stemscopedia -  Synthetic Materials  
  1. a. Do the Try Now activities at the bottom of reading. Type answers in the data table. 
  1. 4. Reading Science A – Chemical Changes in Matter. Read and answer questions 1-6 
  1. 5. Math Connections – Synthetic Materials. Questions 1-14.  
  1. a. For Example: The answer to questions 1 and 2 for the material Lead would be Natural and 620.60 
  1. 6. Multiple Choice Assessment – Synthetic Materials 
  1. Answer Questions 1-5 

Due:

Assignment

 

Friday, April 17th 

  1. 1. Reading Science A – Biodiversity & the Ecosystem: Read the article and answer the questions. (Due Tuesday 21st) 

 

 

Due:

Assignment

 

Monday, April 20th  

  1. 1. Multiple Choice Assessment – Ecosystem Biodiversity – Answer the questions (Due Tuesday 21st 

 

 

Due:

Assignment

Tuesday, April 14th 

  1. 1. STEMscopedia – Ecosystem Biodiversity: Read and then complete the “What Do You Think?” and the “Try Now”. (Due Friday April 17th) 

 

 

Due:

Assignment

Wednesday, April 15th 

  1. 1. Explore 4: Tuva – California Condors - Read through and complete the activity. Be sure to follow the directions carefully and take your time. (Due Friday April 17th) 
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Due:

Assignment

Thursday, April 16th 

  1. 1. Be sure to complete the STEMscopedia reading activity and and Explore 4: Tuva Califonia Condors and turn in by tomorrow Friday April 17th. 
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Due:

Assignment

Friday, April 10th
1. Be sure to turn in the Stemscopedia assignment and the Truva Activity Today.
2. Go To STEMscopes and Watch the 2 Content Connections Videos- Invading Animals: The Cane Toad  and answer Questions 1-7.  (Due Tuesday 14th)
Watch Invading Plant Species and answer Questions 1-6 (Due Tuesday 14th)
3. Reading Science A- Environmental Changes. Read the article from STEMscopes and Answer questions 1-5.  (Due Tuesday 14th)
 

Due:

Assignment

Monday April 13th 

  1. 1. Multiple Choice Assessment – Dynamic Nature of Ecosystem (Due Tuesday April 14th) 

 

Due:

Assignment

Monday & Tuesday - April 6th & 7th
1. Read Dynamic Nature of Ecosystems Stemscopedia - You will find this assignment when you log into the Stemscope App on the pvpusd portal, (portal.pvpusd.net).
Username: Student ID# ONLY (NOT EMAIL)
Password: 6 digit birthdate
2. As you read the article, be sure to highlight and annotate the reading (for example highlight important terms and main ideas, write out questions you may have)
3. Complete the "Try Now" Section of the article. (This will be found towards the bottom)
4.This Assignment will be turned in on Friday April 10th. DO NOT TURN IT IN EARLY!!  You will loose access to the reading if you do and you will need the information for the next assignment  Wednesday and Thursday.

Due:

Assignment

Wednesday & Thursday April 8th and 9th
1. Complete the Explore 4: Tuva - Bylot Island Ecology Activity. 
Username: Student ID# ONLY (NOT EMAIL)
Password: 6 digit birthdate
2. Take your time and be sure to read everything carefully. The graphing can be challenging. Take some time and play with the graph to figure out how to place items on the X and Y Axis.  
3. Be sure to answer questions 1-16. Write each answer in the area provided. Use complete sentences.
4. Turn in by Friday April 10th.