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Vocabulary Practice 10/16/17
Due Date: 5/22/2018
Subject: Science

1st Quarter Vocabulary

  1. Silicate mineral: a mineral that contains a combination of silicon, oxygen, and other elements

  2. Nonsilicate mineral: a mineral that does not contain compounds of silicon and oxygen

  3. Mineral: a naturally formed, inorganic solid that has a definite crystalline structure

  4. Element: a substance that cannot be separated or broken down into simpler substances by chemical means

  5. Mineral Physical Properties: Ways to identify specific minerals by luster, hardness, color, cleavage or fracture, streak, and special properties

  6. Metamorphic Rock:  from other rocks because thermal heat and extreme pressure have been applied it changes the chemical makeup

  7. Igneous Rock:  from the melted magma that has cooled and solidified

  8. Sedimentary Rock: from layers of sediment building up in oceans that compacted and cemented together

  9. Sediment: small pieces of rock and soil

  10. Weathering:Breaking rocks, mountains, or ground soil into pieces by wind, rain, or temperatures

  11. Erosion: process by which sediment is removed from its source to low places

  12. Deposition: the action of depositing, dropping material into piles and layers

  13. Foliated:  in metamorphic rock when mineral grains are arranged in bands or patterns.

  14. Intrusive Igneous Rock:  that cools deep in the Earth below the surface.

  15. Extrusive Igneous Rock: that cools as a result of volcanic activity throwing or seaping outside at the Earth’s surface

  16. Texture: size, shape, and position of grains that make up a rock looks

  17. Uplift: rising of rock layers at faults, Convergent Boundaries

  18. Normal fault: hanging wall moves down relative to footwall, Divergent Boundaries

  19. Reverse Fault: hanging wall moves up relative to footwall, Convergent Boundaries

  20. Sea-Floor Spreading:  ocean floor splitting apart, divergent boundaries, at mid-ocean ridges, new oceanic crust forms

  21. Continental Drift: hypothesis that the continents were once one large mass, Pangea, that broke apart and drift around on the asthenosphere

  22. Fossils: Solidified remains of once living organisms that provide evidence that the continental drift

  23. Core: the layer of Earth made mostly of iron and nickel

  24. Inner Core: Solid, iron and nickel

  25. Outer Core: Liquid, iron and nickel

  26. Mantle: Molten rock, comprises 67% of Earth’s mass

  27. Crust: the thin, solid outermost layer above the mantle

  28. Asthenosphere: the layer made of gooey rock that slowly flows, tectonic plates float on

  29. Divergent Boundary: where two plates are moving away from each other

  30. Convergent Boundary: where two plates move towards each other and collide

  31. Transform Boundary: where two plates are moving horizontally past each other

  32. Convection Current: In the mantle, the raising of heated magma, and the sinking of cooler magma, the circular motion causes tectonic plates to move.

  33. Continental to continental convergent: folded mountains form

  34. Continental to oceanic convergent: subduction zone, volcanic mountains

  35. Oceanic to oceanic convergent: subduction zones

  36. Transform, strike-slip boundaries: Earthquakes

  37. Mid-Ocean Ridges: divergent boundaries in the ocean,  new oceanic floor

  38. Valley Rifts: divergent boundaries on land

  39. Alfred Wegener: Continental Drift-proof - climate change residue, fossils, land formations

  40. Bioengineering: the application of applying engineering to living things

  41. Benefits: an advantage or profit gained from something

  42. Unintended consequences: results that were not planned for when creating a new product

  43. Prototype: a test model of a product

  44. Independent Variable: a variable whose variation does not depend on that of another, Changed by the scientist, Cause

  45. Dependent Variable: a variable  whose value depends on that of another, Changes because of the ID, Effect

  46. Control Variable: Used to compare the results against

  47. Constance: All other factors in an experiment that stays the same.

  48. Volume: the amount in a given space, usually measured in liters

  49. Mass: The amount of matter something has , measured using kilograms



Homework Qtr 3 Jan 30 to Feb 3 2017
Due Date: 1/31/2017
Subject: Science

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Homework Feb 3 Cell Structure and Crossword Puzzel



Homework Qtr 3 Jan 23 to 27 2017
Due Date: 1/27/2017
Subject: Science

7th Grade Science Homework

January, 23 to 27, 2017

Homework Due: Friday, Jan 27, 2017

 

1/23/2017:  Classwork: Mastery Test: Cell Centers                           Homework: Vocabulary/

1/24/2017:  Classwork: Animal and Plant Cell Centers                      Homework: Work on vocabulary

1/25/2017: Classwork: Animal and Plant cell Centers                        Homework: Work on Vocabulary

1/26/2017:  Classwork: Small Group Re -teaching Minerals             Homework: Work on vocabulary

1/28/2017:  Classwork: Cell poster board and lab.                            Homework: Turn in homework

 

Homework: Vocabulary

Students are to write definitions in their own words if possible, draw a picture of the definition showing understanding of the concept, and color.  (Note: definitions only are worth 70 points, definition with diagram worth 90 points, definition with diagram and color are worth 100 points)

 

1.     Cell: The smallest unit that can perform all life processes, covered by membrane and contain DNA

2.     Cell Membrane: a phospholipid (fatty) layer that covers the surface of a cell: acts as a barrier between the inside and outside environment: allows the transport of waste out of the cell and input of nutrients

3.     Organelle: The small units inside the cell that preform specific functions

4.     Nucleus: In a eukaryotic cell, a membrane-bound organelle that contains the DNA for the cell, produces Ribosomes, is the brain of the cell controlling growth, metabolism, and reproduction

5.     Prokaryote: an organism that consists of a single cell that does not have a nucleus, the  DNA is not in a membrane bound organelle: bacteria and archaea = simple organism

6.     Eukaryote: an organism made up of cells that have a nucleus enclosed in a membrane that contains DNA and Ribosomes, includes animals cells, plant cells, fungi cells, has multiple organelle

7.     Organism: a living thing, anything that can carry out a life process

8.     Structure: the arrangement of parts in an organism

9.     Function: the special, normal, or proper activity of an organ or organelle, or part

 



Homework Qtr 3: 1/17 to 1/19, 2017
Due Date: 1/17/2017
Subject: Science

7th Grade Science Homework

January 17 to 20, 2017

Homework Due: Friday, Jan. 20, 2017

 

1/16/2017:  Classwork: No School                                                      Homework:

1/17/2017:  Classwork: Videos and study guide Waves                    Homework: Voc.

1/18/2017: Classwork: Unit Test: Waves; Introduction Cells            Homework: Voc.

1/19/2017:  Classwork: Cell Centers                                                 Homework: Voc.

1/20/2017:  Classwork: Cell Centers                                                  Homework: Turn in Voc

 

Homework: Vocabulary

Students are to write definitions in their own words if possible, draw a picture of the definition showing understanding of the concept, and color.  (Note: definitions only are worth 70 points, definition with diagram worth 90 points, definition with diagram and color are worth 100 points)

 

1.     Reflection: The bouncing back of a wave of light, sound, or heat when the wave hits a surface that it does not go through

2.     Refraction: The bending of a wave as the wave passes between two substances in which the speed of the wave differs.

3.     Diffraction: A change in the direction of a wave when the obstacle or an edge, such as a door opening.    

4.     Interference: the combining of two or more waves that create a single wave

5.     Constructive Interference: When two or more waves combine to create a wave with a larger amplitude.

6.     Destructive Interference: When two or more waves with the same amplitude come together they cancel each other out.

7.     Standing Wave: A Pattern of vibrations that simulates a wave that is standing still

8.     Resonance:  When two objects naturally vibrate at the same frequency, the sound produced by one object causes the other object to vibrate



Homework Qtr 3: 1/9 to 1/13, 2017
Due Date: 1/13/2017
Subject: Science

7th Grade Science Homework

January 9 to 13, 2017

Homework Due: Friday, Jan. 15, 2016

 

1/9/2017:  Classwork: Centers: Parts of waves                                              Homework: Vocabulary

1/10/2017:  Classwork: Power Point Wave interaction                                 Homework: Work on vocabulary

1/11/2017: Classwork: Power Point Wave Interaction                                  Homework: Work on Vocabulary

1/12/2017:  Classwork: Small Group Re -teaching Simple Mach.                  Homework: Work on vocabulary

1/13/2017:  Classwork: Quiz: Waves: Understanding Waves Notes              Homework: Turn in homework

 

Homework: Vocabulary

Students are to write definitions in their own words if possible, draw a picture of the definition showing understanding of the concept, and color.  (Note: definitions only are worth 70 points, definition with diagram worth 90 points, definition with diagram and color are worth 100 points)

 

1.     Transverse Wave: a wave in which the particles of the medium vibrate in an up-and-down motion

2.     Longitudinal wave: a wave in which the particles of the medium vibrate parallel to the direction of the wave motion

3.     Vibration: a repetitive back-and-forth motion of an object

4.     Electromagnetic Waves: a wave that does not need a medium

5.     Wave: any disturbance that transmits energy through matter or empty space

6.     Trough: the lowest point between each crest of a wave

7.     Crest: the highest point of a transverse wave

8.     Medium:  a substance through which a wave can travel

9.     Surface Wave: a transverse and a longitudinal wave that combine at or near the boundary between two media

10. Mechanical Wave: a wave that does not require a medium

11. Wave Speed: the speed at which a wave travels through a medium

12. Amplitude: the maximum distance that the particles of a wave’s medium vibrate from their rest position

13. Frequency: the number of waves produced in a given amount of time

14. Wavelength: the distance from any point on a wave to an identical point on the next wave

 

 

 

 

 

 



Homework Qtr 2 Dec 5 to Dec 9 2016: Handout Speed numeric Equations
Due Date: 12/9/2016
Subject: Science

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Homework Qtr 2 Dec 5 to Dec 9 2016: Handout Speed numeric Equations

 



Homework Qtr 2 Nov 28 to Dec 2 2016 Voc. Inertia
Due Date: 12/2/2016
Subject: Science

7th Grade Science Homework

Nov. 28 to Dec. 2, 2016

Homework Due: Friday, Dec 2, 2016

 

11/28/2016: CW: Reading Speed Graphs                                        Homework: Vocabulary words

11/29/2016:  CW: Power Point: Simple Machines                         Homework: Work on Vocabulary Words.

11/30/2016:  CW: Power Point: Levers                                            Homework: Work on Vocabulary Words.

12/1/2016:  CW: Reinforcement: Newton’s Laws                          Homework: Work on Vocabulary Words

12/2/2016:  CW: Test: Speed: Finish Power Points                        Homework: Turn in Vocabulary Homework

 

Homework: Vocabulary

Students are to write definitions in their own words if possible, draw a picture of the definition showing understanding of the concept, and color.  (Note: definitions only are worth 70 points, definition with diagram worth 90 points, definition with diagram and color are worth 100 points)

 

1.     Inertia: The property of matter by which it retains its state of rest or its velocity along a straight line so lang as it is not acted upon by an external force. The small its mass the less inertia it has, the greater its mass the more inertia.

2.     Lever: It has a bar with a pivot called a fulcrum, sea-saws, hammers, wheel barrels

3.     Pulleys: It has a grooved wheel that holds a rope or cable. Three types: Fixed, Movable, and Block and Tackle.

4.     Wheel and Axle: It  has two circular objects of different sizes that spin, the wheel is the larger of the two, facets, bike wheels,

5.     Incline Plane: It is a straight, slanted surface which facilitates the raising of a loads, a ramp.

6.     Wedge: It is a pair of incline planes that move. A knife, ax, nails

7.     Screw: : It is an incline plane wrapped around a cylinder: bottle tops, cork screw, screws

8.     Compound Machine: It is a machine made of more than one simple machine.

9.     Efficiency:  It is the ability to accomplish something with the least amount of waste of time and effort.

 



No Homework 11 21 16: Thanksgiving Week
Due Date: 11/21/2016
Subject: Science

No Homework this weed due to Thanksgiving



2nd qtr: homework Physical Science Standard 11 Motion 11/18/16
Due Date: 11/18/2016
Subject: Science

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Physical Science Standard 11 Motion

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2nd qtr: Homework: Handout Newton's Laws of Motion with graphic organizer 11/11/16
Due Date: 11/6/2016
Subject: Science

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Newton's Laws of Motion with graphic organizer 11/11/16 

17 questions



2nd qtr Homework: Vocabulary Newton's Laws (motion ) 11/4/16
Due Date: 11/4/2016
Subject: Science

7th Grade Science Homework Oct. 31 to Nov. 4, 2016

 

Homework Due: Friday, Nov. 4, 2016

 

10/31/2016:  Classwork: Motion, Force, Newton’s 1st Law                                              Homework: Vocabulary

11/1/2016:  Classwork: Newton’s 2nd Law                                                                           Homework: Vocabulary

11/2/2016:  Classwork:  Newton’s 3rd Law                                                                           Homework: Vocabulary

11/3/2016:  Classwork: Reinforcement: Tectonic Plates                                                    Homework: Vocabulary

11/4/2016:  Classwork: Newton’s Laws Test                                                                       Homework: turn in HW

 

Homework: Vocabulary

Students are to write definitions in their own words if possible, draw a picture of the definition showing understanding of the concept, and color.  (Note: definitions only are worth 70 points, definition with diagram worth 90 points, definition with diagram and color are worth 100 points)

  1. MOTION: the action or process of moving or of changing place or position
  2. FORCE: strength or power exerted upon an object; physical action; push or pull
  3. SPEED: rate of motion or progress; rapidity in moving, going, traveling noted by distance divided by time s=d/t
  4. VELOCITY: speed of an object in a specified direction
  5. ACCELERATION: increase of speed or velocity (speed & direction); the time rate of change of velocity with respect direction
  6. UNBALANCED: not properly balanced; not equal
  7. MASS: bulk, size, magnitude; based on amount of matter in a given unit
  8. FRICTION: a resistance to motion due to rubbing molecules or surfaces
  9. REACTION: an action in a reverse direction or manner.
  10. WORK:  using a force to move an object a distance (when both the force and the motion of the object are in the same direction) The transfer of energy from one object to another by applying a force.

 



2nd qtr Homework: handout 10 24 16
Due Date: 10/28/2016
Subject: Science

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2nd qtr homework continental drift handout 10 24 16

 

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Homework pages 400 to 403 10 24 16 (Forms)



Homework Qtr 2 Oct 17 to 21 Tectonic Plates
Due Date: 10/21/2016
Subject: Science

7th Grade Science Homework Oct. 17 to 21, 2016

Homework Due: Friday, Oct 21, 2016

 

10/17/2016:  Classwork: Continental Drift/Tectonic Plates Power Point                         Homework: Vocabulary

10/18/2016:  Classwork: Continental Drift/ Tectonic Plates Power Point                        Homework: Vocabulary

10/19/2016:  Classwork:  Laboratory Activity:                                                                       Homework: Vocabulary

10/20/2016:  Classwork: Relationships of Natural Disasters to Plate movements        Homework: Vocabulary

10/21/2016:  Classwork: Relationships of Natural Disasters to Plate movements          Homework: No Weekend HW

 

Homework: Vocabulary

Students are to write definitions in their own words if possible, draw a picture of the definition showing understanding of the concept, and color.  (Note: definitions only are worth 70 points, definition with diagram worth 90 points, definition with diagram and color are worth 100 points)

1.      Tectonic Plates The pieces of Earth’s crust that consists of the crust and upper, ridged portion of the mantle. They float (move) around on the Asthenosphere bumping, pushing, and sliding into each other. They fit together like a jigsaw puzzle.

2.      Ten Major Plates: Pacific plate, North American plate, Cocos plate, Nazca plate, South American plate, African plate, Eurasian plate, Indian Plate, Australian plate, Antarctic plate

3.      Earthquake: a sudden and violent shaking of the ground, sometimes causing great destruction, as a result of movements within the earth's crust or volcanic action.

4.      Seismic Waves: A wave of energy that is generated by an earthquake or other disturbance in Earth that cause vibration in the ground. These vibrations travel within the earth and along its surface. The speed of the wave depends on the density and composition of the material (crust, mantle, core) they pass through. Waves travel faster in solids then they do in liquids.

5.      Wegener’s Continental Drift Hypothesis: It says that Earth’s land mass was one single, large landmass that was all connected then it  broke-up, and drifted to their present locations.  The original landmass was named Pangaea.

6.      Continental Drift:  Is the theory that land masses (continents – tectonic plates) are moving and shifting at approximant 2 cm (centimeters) per years in specific directions

7.      Sea-Floor Spreading: The process by which new oceanic lithosphere plates (underwater land) forms as magma rises through underwater, ocean ridges cools and solidifies (becomes solid)

8.      Magnetic Reversal: Earth’s magnetic core has reversed several times thought out history.  The proof is in the in the rock records from millions of years of solidified magma at or near the ocean ridges.

9.      Convergent Boundary: the boundary formed by the collision of two lithospheric plates. This is causes mountains to form as the plates smash together and push up.

10.  Divergent Boundary: the boundary between two tectonic plates that are moving away from each other. This is at the oceans mid-ocean ridges where magma makes new sea floors because it raises through the crack.

11.  Transform Boundary: The boundary between tectonic plates that are sliding past each other horizontally. These plates sliding beside each other cause Earthquakes.

 



Homework Layers of Earth Section Reading 9 26 2016
Due Date: 9/26/2016
Subject: Science

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Homework Layers of Earth Section Reading 9 26 2016

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Homework: Layers of Earth Sept 19 2016
Due Date: 9/19/2016
Subject: Science

7th Grade Science Homework    Sept 19 to 23, 2015

Homework Due: Friday, Sept 23, 2015

 

9/19/2015:  Classwork: Review for Rock Test                     Homework: Voc. Homework

9/20/2015:  Classwork: Rock and Rock Cycle Test              Homework: Work on vocabulary

9/21/2015:  Classwork: Layers of the Earth                          Homework:  Work on Voc

9/22/2015:  Classwork: Layers of the Earth                          Homework: Work on vocabulary

9/23/2015:  Classwork: layers of the Earth                            Homework: Turn in homework

 

Homework: Vocabulary

Students are to write definitions in their own words if possible, draw a picture of the definition showing understanding of the concept, and color.  (Note: definitions only are worth 70 points, definition with diagram worth 90 points, definition with diagram and color are worth 100 points)

 

1.     Composition of Earth is three layers: Crust, mantle, and core

2.     Crust: The thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the mantle, between 5 km to 100 km thick, the most common elements are oxygen, silicon, and aluminum: 1% of Earth’s mass. (2 parts)

3.     Continental Crust: The thicker part of the crust, the land out of water, made mostly of the elements listed above plus small amount of the remaining elements.

4.     Oceanic Crust: The portion of the crust that is under the ocean. It is denser (more matter per square inch) then the continental crust. It has the basic elements listed in the crust plus large amounts of iron, calcium, and magnesium.

5.     Mantle: The layer of melted rock between the crust and the core, it is denser than any part of the crust because it has more magnesium then the oceanic crust. It makes up the majority of Earth’s mass, 67%.

6.     Core: the central part of Earth below the mantle, solid, made of nickel and iron, magnetic, 33% of Earth’s mass.

7.     The Physical Structure of Earth is divided into 5 layers: Lithosphere, Asthenosphere, mesosphere, Outer core, and inner core.

8.     Lithosphere: It is the crusts and small portion of the top layer of the mantle (it is ridged), divided into chunks like puzzle pieces called tectonic plates.

9.     Asthenosphere: the soft layer of the mantle on which the tectonic plates move (consistency of Jell-O), largest layer

10.Mesosphere: The strong, lower part of the mantle

11.Outer Core: A liquid portion of the core Iron and Nickel

12.Inner Core: solid, very dense, made of nickel and iron.

 

13. Write in order 5 times

   Crust, Mantel, Outer Core, and Inner Core



2016 Homework Sept 12 to 16 Rock Study Guide
Due Date: 9/12/2016
Subject: Science

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2016 Homework Sept 12 to 16 Rock Study Guide



2016 Homework Sept 6 to 9 Rock Cycle
Due Date: 9/6/2016
Subject: Science

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2016 Homework Sept 6 to 9 Rock Cycle



2016 Homework Aug 29 to Sept 2 Rocks
Due Date: 8/29/2016
Subject: Science

7th Grade Science Homework

Aug. 29 to Sept 2, 2016

Homework Due: Friday, Sept 2, 2016

 

8/29/2016:  Classwork: Finish Mineral Lab Activity                                Homework: Vocabulary words

8/30/2016:  Classwork: Mineral Test & introduction to Rocks             Homework: Work on Vocabulary Words.

8/31/2016:  Classwork: Video & PowerPoint Rocks                               Homework: Work on Vocabulary Words.

9/1/2016:  Classwork: Read & answer Question Chap 14, sec 1          Homework: Work on Vocabulary Words

9/2/2016:  Classwork: Read & answer Question Chap 14, sec 2      Homework: Turn in Vocabulary Homework

 

Homework: Vocabulary

Students are to write definitions in their own words if possible, draw a picture of the definition showing understanding of the concept, and color.  (Note: definitions only are worth 70 points, definition with diagram worth 90 points, definition with diagram and color are worth 100 points)

 

1.     Metamorphic Rock: A type of rock that is created from other rocks because heat and pressure have been applied to it.

2.     Heat and Pressure: It is when heat from the Earth combine with pressure from being underground change rocks into metamorphic rocks

3.     Foliated: The texture of metamorphic rock in which the mineral grains are arranged in bands or patterns.

4.     Non-foliated: the texture of metamorphic rock in which the minerals grains are not arranged in any pattern.

5.     Igneous Rock: A type of rock that is created from the melted rocks and minerals in the mantle (Magma) that has cool and formed rocks.

6.     Intrusive Igneous Rock: It is the Igneous rock that forms deep in the Earth below the surface. (IN-intrusive-in the Earth)

7.     Extrusive Igneous Rock: It is the Igneous rock that forms as a result of volcanic activity throwing outside the Earth at the surface. (EX-exit-extrusive-exits the Earth)

8.     Magma: It is a very hot, thick liquid of melted materials from Earth such as rocks, minerals, and gases. Magma is in the mantel just below the Earth’s crust.

9.     Sedimentary Rock:  It is a type of rock that is created from layers of sediment building up over time and extreme pressure smashing it together. Sedimentary rock is formed at or near the surface of Earth.

10.  Sediment: Small pieces of rock, dirt, or minerals from weathering or erosion that build into piles.

 



2016 Homework Aug 15-19 Minerals
Due Date: 8/15/2016
Subject: Science

7th Grade Science Homework

Aug. 15-19, 2016

Homework Due: Friday, Aug. 15, 2016

 

8/15/2016:  Classwork: Habits of mind and interaction                         Homework: Vocabulary

8/16/2016:  Classwork: Close Reading- Minerals:                                    Homework: Vocabulary

8/17/2016:  Classwork: Mineral Laboratory Activity:                              Homework: Vocabulary

8/18/2016:  Classwork: EasyCBM testing: Reading                                    Homework: Vocabulary

8/19/2016:  Classwork: Working with Mohs Harness Scale                   Homework: No Weekend HW

 

Homework: Vocabulary

Students are to write definitions in their own words if possible, draw a picture of the definition showing understanding of the concept, and color.  (Note: definitions only are worth 70 points, definition with diagram worth 90 points, definition with diagram and color are worth 100 points)

 

1.       Mineral: A naturally formed, inorganic, that has a definite crystalline structure.

2.       Element: a substance that cannot be separated or broken down into simpler substances by chemical means.

3.       Crystal: a solid whose atoms, ions, or molecules are arranged in a definite pattern.

4.       Silicate Mineral: a mineral that contains a combination of silicon, oxygen, and one or more metals.

5.       Non-Silicate Mineral: a mineral that does not contain compounds of silicon and oxygen.

6.       Luster: the way in which a mineral reflects light. (Are they metallic or  non-metallic looking, glassy, waxy, pearly

7.       Streak: the color of the powder they leave behind when rubbed on another object.

8.       Cleavage for minerals: The way it breaks, does in split along smooth, flat surfaces

9.       Fracture: The way it breaks, does it break in irregular, ruff or curve surfaces.

10.   Hardness: a measure of the ability of a mineral to resist being scratched by other object. (Scratched by a nail, fingernail, other minerals) called Mohs Hardness Scale.



Homework Qtr 4 wk 3: Organ systems and cell organelle
Due Date: 4/15/2016
Subject: Science

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Homework Qtr 4 wk 2: Close Reading Heredity
Due Date: 4/8/2016
Subject: Science

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Homework: qtr 4 wk 1: Vocabulary: Peduncle
Due Date: 3/21/2016
Subject: Science

1.     Peduncle: The stalk of a flower. 

2.     Receptacle: The part of a flower stalk where the parts of the flower are attached.

3.     Sepal: The outer parts of the flower (often green and leaf-like) that enclose a developing bud. 

4.     Petal: The parts of a flower that are often conspicuously colored. 

5.     Stamen: The pollen producing part of a flower, usually with a slender filament supporting the anther. 

6.     Anther: The part of the stamen where pollen is produced. 

7.     Pistil: The ovule producing part of a flower. The ovary often supports a long style, topped by a stigma. The mature ovary is a fruit, and the mature ovule is a seed. 

8.     Style: a tube that connects the stigma, pollen (sperm) travels down to the ovary that contains the Ovule (eggs/seeds).

9.     Stigma: The part of the pistil where pollen germinates. 

10.  Ovary: The enlarged basal portion of the pistil where ovules are produced.

11.  Plantlets: Tiny plants grow along the edges of a plant’s leaves. These plantlets fall off and grow on their own into plants

12.  Tubers:Underground stems, or tubers, can produce new plants after a dormant season.

13.  Runners:Above-ground stems that travel across the ground from which new plants can grow.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Homework Qtr 3 Wk 9 Vocabulary: Diffusion
Due Date: 3/19/2016
Subject: Science

7th Grade Science Homework

March 7 to 11, 2015

Homework Due: Friday, Mar. 11, 2015

 

3/7/2015:  Classwork: Diffusion                                                        Homework: Vocabulary

3/8/2015:  Classwork: Mitosis                                                           Homework: Vocabulary

3/9/2015: Classwork: Mitosis                                                             Homework: Vocabulary

3/10/2015:  Classwork: Read Chapter 1: answer section questions, General Science              Homework: Vocabulary

3/11/2015:  Classwork: Test (CW) on General Science Skills                          Homework: Vocabulary

 

Homework: Vocabulary

Students are to write definitions in their own words if possible, draw a picture of the definition showing understanding of the concept, and color.  (Note: definitions only are worth 70 points, definition with diagram worth 90 points, definition with diagram and color are worth 100 points)

 

1.     Diffusion: The movement of particles from regions (areas) of higher density (concentration) to regions of lower density.

2.     Osmosis: The diffusion of water through a semipermeable membrane.

3.     Semipermeable: A barrier (membrane – cell membrane) that allows some very small particles/molecules/stuff to pass through it.

4.     Solvent: It is the liquid that there is the most of (usually water) when mixing two or more things. ***Able to dissolve (break down) other substances.

5.     Solute: The minor (smaller) amount of a substance that is dissolved (broken down) into a solvent.  Like salt to water.

6.     High Concentration: = high (higher) density = larger quantity in a given unit

7.     Low Concentration: = less (few) density = less particle (quantity) in a given unit.

8.     Passive Transport:  The movement of a substances across a cell membrane without the of energy by the cell

9.     Active Transport: The movement of a substance across a cell membrane the requires energy.

10.                         Endocytosis: The process by which a cell membrane surrounds a large particle and encloses it into a vesicle and bring the particle into the cell.

11.                         Exocytosis: The process in which a cell releases a particle by enclosing it in a vesicle that then moves to the cell membrane, fuses with the membrane and spits the particle out.

 



Homework Qtr 3 Wk 8 Vocabulary Activity 1 of 2 and 2 of 2
Due Date: 3/4/2016
Subject: Science

7th Grade Science Homework

February 29 to March 4, 2016

Homework Due: Friday, Mar. 4, 2016

 

2/29/2016:  Organ Systems: Mastery simple machines, newton's laws                          Homework: Work on Handout

3/1/2016:  Classwork: Body/Organ Graphic Organizer                                               Homework: Work on Handout

3/2/2016: Classwork: Body/Organ Systems Test                                                     Homework: Work on Handout

3/3/2016:  Classwork: Small Group Re -teaching Speed, Distance, Time, Velocity          Homework: Work on Handout

3/4/2016:  Classwork: Diffusion                                                                         Homework: Turn in HW

 

See Forms for a copy: Homework Qtr 3 wk 8 1 of 2 and Homework Qtr 3 wk 8 2 of 2

Note: There are two pages that need to be compied.



Homework Qtr 3 Wk 7: Body System Web
Due Date: 2/26/2016
Subject: Science

7th Grade Science Homework

February 22 to 26, 2016

Homework Due: Friday, Feb. 26, 2016

 

2/22/2016:  Organ Systems: Mastery Speed, Distance, Time, Velocity                  Homework: Work on Handout

2/23/2016:  Classwork: Body/Organ Systems Booklet                                                Homework: Work on Handout

2/24/2016: Classwork: Body/Organ Systems Booklet                                                  Homework: Work on Handout

2/25/2016:  Classwork: Small Group Re -teaching Speed, Distance, Time, Velocity    Homework: Work on Handout

2/26/2016:  Classwork: Body/Organ System Booklet                                                   Homework: Turn in HW

 

See Forms for a copy: Body Systmes Web



Homework Qtr 3 Wk 6: Urinary System
Due Date: 2/19/2016
Subject: Science

 

7th Grade Science Homework

February 15 to 19, 2016

Homework Due: Friday, Feb. 19, 2016

 

2/8/2016:  CW Finish Cell Test, Start Organ Systems: Mastery Tectonic Plates       Homework: Vocabulary

2/9/2016:  Classwork: Organ Systems Booklet                                                          Homework: vocabulary

2/10/2016: Classwork: Body Systems Booklet                                                           Homework: Vocabulary

2/11/2016:  Classwork: Small Group Re -teaching Tectonic Plates                           Homework: vocabulary

2/12/2016:  Classwork: Body System Booklet                                                            Homework: Turn in HW

 

Homework: Vocabulary

Students are to write definitions in their own words if possible, draw a picture of the definition showing understanding of the concept, and color.  (Note: definitions only are worth 70 points, definition with diagram worth 90 points, definition with diagram and color are worth 100 points)

 

1.     Urinary System: Your urinary system removes wastes from the blood and regulates your body’s fluids.

2.     Nervous System: Your nervous system receives and sends electrical messages throughout your body

3.     Digestive System: Your digestive system breaks down the food you eat into nutrients that your body can absorb.

4.     Lymphatic System: The lymphatic system returns leaked fluids to the blood vessels and helps get rid of bacteria and viruses; controls you getting sick by fighting Pathogens, Thymus, Tonsils, Spleen, Lymph nodes, and Lymphatic vessels

5.     Endocrine System: Your glands send out chemical messages to ovaries and testes in the reproductive systems.

6.     Male and Female Reproductive Systems: the male’s reproductive systems produces and delivers sperm, and the female’s reproductive system produces eggs and nourishes and protects the fetus.

 

 



Homework Qtr 3 Wk 5: Integumentary System
Due Date: 2/12/2016
Subject: Science

7th Grade Science Homework

February 8 to 12, 2016

Homework Due: Friday, Feb. 12, 2016

 

2/8/2016:  Classwork: Animal & plant Cell                                        Homework: Vocabulary

2/9/2016:  Classwork: Animal and Plant Cell Test: Body Systems     Homework: Work on vocabulary

2/10/2016: Classwork: Body Systems                                                 Homework: Work on Vocabulary

2/11/2016:  Classwork: Small Group Re -teaching Earth                   Homework: Work on vocabulary

2/12/2016:  Classwork: Body Systems                                                            Homework: Turn in homework

 

Homework: Vocabulary

Students are to write definitions in their own words if possible, draw a picture of the definition showing understanding of the concept, and color.  (Note: definitions only are worth 70 points, definition with diagram worth 90 points, definition with diagram and color are worth 100 points)

 

1.     Integumentary System: Your skin, hair, and nails that protect you and your internal organs from the outside environment. Epidermis is the outside layer, Dermis is the thicker layer underneath the outer layer.

2.     Muscularly System: The muscular system works with the skeletal system to help you move: includes all muscles in your body. Three types: Cardiac muscle for the heart, Skeletal that attaches to bones for movement, and Smooth muscle for your digestive tract

3.     Skeletal System: Your Bones provide a frame to support your body and protect your internal organs: example, rib cage protects your heart, lungs, etc.….206 bones, Two main types Compact bone is rigid and dense, and Spongy bone provides strength and suthis system supports for bones,

4.     Respiratory System: your lungs absorbs oxygen and releases carbon dioxide

5.     Cardiovascular System: Your heart pumps blood through all of your blood vessels, maintains homeostasis (equilibrium/ideal conditions) by delivering nutrients to your cells and removing waste from them. The Heart, veins, capillaries, and arteries. The arteries carry blood away from the heart to the body, veins carry blood from the body to the heart, and capillaries exchange between the flood and cells. Exchange between the Heart andLungs is Pulmonary Circulation, the exchange between your Heart and body is Systemic Circulation o your blood stream, and it releases carbon dioxide that is removed from your blood stream and lungs back into the environment.

 

Write 25 Times: exactly like it is shown

 

Cells àTissue àOrgan à Organ System



Homework Qtr 3: WK 4: cell
Due Date: 2/5/2016
Subject: Science

7th Grade Science Homework

February 1 to 5, 2016

Homework Due: Friday, Feb. 5, 2016

 

2/1/2016:  Classwork: Test Waves: Animal Cells                               Homework: Vocabulary

2/2/2016:  Classwork: Animal and Plant Cell                                     Homework: Work on vocabulary

2/3/2016: Classwork: Compare/Contrast Animal and Plant cell       Homework: Work on Vocabulary

2/4/2016:  Classwork: Small Group Re -teaching Minerals               Homework: Work on vocabulary

2/5/2016:  Classwork: Cell Walls                                                        Homework: Turn in homework

 

Homework: Vocabulary

Students are to write definitions in their own words if possible, draw a picture of the definition showing understanding of the concept, and color.  (Note: definitions only are worth 70 points, definition with diagram worth 90 points, definition with diagram and color are worth 100 points)

 

1.     Cell: The smallest unit that can perform all life processes, covered by membrane and contain DNA

2.     Cell Membrane: a phospholipid (fatty) layer that covers the surface of a cell: acts as a barrier between the inside and outside environment: allows the transport of waste out of the cell and input of nutrients

3.     Organelle: The small units inside the cell that preform specific functions

4.     Nucleus: In a eukaryotic cell, a membrane-bound organelle that contains the DNA for the cell, produces Ribosomes, is the brain of the cell controlling growth, metabolism, and reproduction

5.     Prokaryote: an organism that consists of a single cell that does not have a nucleus, the  DNA is not in a membrane bound organelle: bacteria and archaea = simple organism

6.     Eukaryote: an organism made up of cells that have a nucleus enclosed in a membrane that contains DNA and Ribosomes, includes animals cells, plant cells, fungi cells, has multiple organelle

7.     Tissue: a group of similar cells that perform a common function, skin, hair etc…

8.     Organ: a collection of tissues that carry out a specialized function of the body, heart, lungs,

9.     Organism: a living thing, anything that can carry out a life process

10.                        Structure: the arrangement of parts in an organism

11.                        Function: the special, normal, or proper activity of an organ or organelle, or part

 



Homework Qtr 3: WK 3 Reinforcement Waves
Due Date: 1/25/2016
Subject: Science

7th Grade Science Homework

January 25 to 29, 2016

Homework Due: Friday, Jan. 25, 2016

 

1/25/2016:  Classwork: Wave Interaction Notes                                         Homework: Handout front and back

1/26/2016:  Classwork: Wave Interaction: Lab Activity                                Homework: Handout front and back

1/27/2016: Classwork: Animal Cells Label and explain                                Homework: Handout front and back

1/28/2016:  Classwork: Small Group Re -teaching rocks                              Homework:Handout front and back

1/29/2016:  Classwork: Work on animal cell explaining                               Homework: Turn-in

 

HANDOUT: Reinforcement Waves

Front and back:  See Forms: Reinforcement Waves page 1 of 2 and page 2 of 2



Homework Qtr 3: WK 2 Reflection
Due Date: 1/19/2016
Subject: Science

7th Grade Science Homework

January 19 to 22, 2015

Homework Due: Friday, Jan. 22, 2015

 

1/18/2016:  Classwork: No School                                                      Homework:

1/19/2016:  Classwork: Energy Transfer                                            Homework: Voc. And Handout

1/20/2016: Classwork: Wave Interaction                                           Homework: Voc. And Handout

1/21/2016:  Classwork: Small Group Re -teaching Minerals                         Homework: Voc. and Handout

1/22/2016:  Classwork: Test/Writing exercise                                   Homework: Voc. And Handout

 

Homework: Vocabulary

Students are to write definitions in their own words if possible, draw a picture of the definition showing understanding of the concept, and color.  (Note: definitions only are worth 70 points, definition with diagram worth 90 points, definition with diagram and color are worth 100 points)

 

1.     Reflection: The bouncing back of a wave of light, sound, or heat when the wave hits a surface that it does not go through

2.     Refraction: The bending of a wave as the wave passes between two substances in which the speed of the wave differs.

3.     Diffraction: A change in the direction of a wave when the obstacle or an edge, such as a door opening.        

4.     Interference: the combining of two or more waves that create a single wave

5.     Constructive Interference: When two or more waves combine to create a wave with a larger amplitude.

6.     Destructive Interference: When two or more waves with the same amplitude come together they cancel each other out.

7.     Standing Wave: A Pattern of vibrations that simulates a wave that is standing still         

8.     Resonance:  When two objects naturally vibrate at the same frequency, the sound produced by one object causes the other object to vibrate

 



Homework Qtr 3: WK 1 Transverse Wave
Due Date: 1/11/2016
Subject: Science

7th Grade Science Homework

January 11 to 15, 2016

Homework Due: Friday, Jan. 15, 2016

 

1/11/2016:  Classwork: Expository Lab/Label wave parts                 Homework:

1/12/2016:  Classwork: Energy Transfer                                            Homework: Work on vocabulary

1/13/2016: Classwork: Energy Transfer                                             Homework: Work on Vocabulary

1/14/2016:  Classwork: Small Group Re -teaching Minerals                         Homework: Work on vocabulary

1/15/2016:  Classwork: Draw, Label, and Explain Plate Tectonics    Homework: Turn in homework

 

Homework: Vocabulary

Students are to write definitions in their own words if possible, draw a picture of the definition showing understanding of the concept, and color.  (Note: definitions only are worth 70 points, definition with diagram worth 90 points, definition with diagram and color are worth 100 points)

 

1.     Transverse Wave: a wave in which the particles of the medium vibrate in an up-and-down motion

2.     Longitudinal wave: a wave in which the particles of the medium vibrate parallel to the direction of the wave motion

3.     Vibration: a repetitive back-and-forth motion of an object    

4.     Electromagnetic Waves: a wave that does not need a medium

5.     Wave: any disturbance that transmits energy through matter or empty space

6.     Trough: the lowest point between each crest of a wave

7.     Crest: the highest point of a transverse wave      

8.     Medium:  a substance through which a wave can travel

9.     Surface Wave: a transverse and a longitudinal wave that combine at or near the boundary between two media

10.                        Mechanical Wave: a wave that does not require a medium

11.                        Wave Speed: the speed at which a wave travels through a medium

12.                        Amplitude: the maximum distance that the particles of a wave’s medium vibrate from their rest position        

13.                        Frequency: the number of waves produced in a given amount of time

14.                        Wavelength: the distance from any point on a wave to an identical point on the next wave

 

 

 

 

 

 



Homework Qtr 2, WK 8 59 Voc Matching
Due Date: 12/7/2015
Subject: Science

7th Grade Science Homework

Dec. 7 to 11, 2015

Homework Due: Friday, Dec. 11, 2015

 

11/30/2015:  Classwork: easyCBM Testing Reading                           Homework: Vocabulary Matching 59

12/1/2015:  Classwork: easyCBM Testing Math                                  Homework: Work on Vocabulary Matching

12/2/2015:  Classwork: Test: Work and Power (Study Guide           Homework: Work on Vocabulary Matching

12/3/2015:  Classwork: Test Correction                                               Homework: Work on Vocabulary Matching

12/4/2015:  Classwork: Introduction Waves                                       Homework: Turn in Vocabulary Matching

 

Homework: Vocabulary 59 Matching terms with definition

 

If your child lost his or hers, you can print copies from FORMS Homework Qtr 2 Wk 8 59 Voc matching part 1, 2, 3, and 4



Homework Qtr 2, Wk 7
Due Date: 12/4/2015
Subject: Science

7th Grade Science Homework

Nov. 30 to Dec. 4, 2015

Homework Due: Friday, Dec. 4, 2015

 

11/30/2015:  Classwork: Simple Machine Power Point                       Homework: Vocabulary words

12/1/2015:  Classwork: Work Equations   (W=F x d)                              Homework: Work on Vocabulary Words.

12/2/2015:  Classwork: Work Equations (P = W/t)                                 Homework: Work on Vocabulary Words.

12/3/2015:  Classwork: Mechanical Advantage   Equations                Homework: Work on Vocabulary Words

12/4/2015:  Classwork: Test on Simple Machine                                   Homework: Turn in Vocabulary Homework

 

Homework: Vocabulary

Students are to write definitions in their own words if possible, draw a picture of the definition showing understanding of the concept, and color.  (Note: definitions only are worth 70 points, definition with diagram worth 90 points, definition with diagram and color are worth 100 points)

 

1.    Work: The transfer of energy to an object by using a force that causes the object to move in the direction of the force.

2.    Joule: The unit used to express energy: equivalent to the amount of work done by a force of 1 N acting through a distance of 1 m in the direction of the force. The symbol is “J.”

3.    Power: The rate at which work is done or energy is transformed

4.    Watt: The unit used to express power: equivalent to joules per second. The symbol is “W.”

5.    Equation for Power: Power = Work divided by time   P=W/t.

6.    Equation for Work: Work = Force time distance: W = F x d.

7.    Machine: A device that helps do work by either overcoming a force or changing the direction of the applied force.

8.    Work Input: The work done on a machine; the product of the input force and the distance through which the force is exerted.

9.    Work Output: The work done by a machine: the product of the output force and the distance through which the force is exerted

10.                       Mechanical Advantage: A number that tells how many times a machine multiples force. Mechanical advantage (MA) = output force divided by input force:  MA=Output f/input f

11.                       Mechanical Efficiency: A quantity, usually expressed as a percentage that measures the ratio of work output to work input: it can be calculated by dividing work output by work input. Mechanical Efficiency = work output/work input  x 100



homework Thanksgiving week
Due Date: 11/20/2015
Subject: Science

Students have science progress reports that need to be signted and returned for a homework assignment credit of 100  points.



Homework Qtr 2, Wk 6
Due Date: 11/16/2015
Subject: Science

7th Grade Science Homework

Nov. 16 to 20, 2015

Homework Due: Friday, Nov. 13, 2015

 

11/16/2015: Test Correction – Newton’s Laws                                    Homework: Handout Voc. Activity

11/17/2015:  Finish Test Correction – Newton’s Laws                        Homework: Work on Handout

11/18/2015:  Close Reading: Simple Machines                                    Homework: Work on Handout

11/19/2015:  Finish Close Reading, Power Point: Simple M.             Homework: Work on Handout

11/20/2015:  Power Point: Simple Machines                                       Homework: Turn in Handout

 

Homework: Vocabulary

See Forms Homework Qtr 2 Wk 6 Part 1 and Part 2 (two pages)

 Vocabulary Activity: Filling in Vocabulary words using word bank, complete word search (part 1 and part 2)



Homework Qtr 2, Wk 5
Due Date: 11/9/2015
Subject: Science

7th Grade Science Homework

Nov. 9 to 13, 2015

Homework Due: Friday, Nov. 13, 2015

 

11/9/2015:  Newton’s Third Law of Motion                                         Homework: Vocabulary words

11/10/2015:  Classwork: Lab. Activities on Newton’s Laws               Homework: Work on Vocabulary Words.

11/11/2015:  Classwork: Test on Newton’s Laws                                Homework: Work on Vocabulary Words.

11/12/2015:  Classwork: Test Correction; Close Reading: Simple    Homework: Work on Vocabulary Words

11/13/2015:  Classwork:  Finish Close Reading: Power Point            Homework: Turn in Vocabulary Homework

 

Homework: Vocabulary

Students are to write definitions in their own words if possible, draw a picture of the definition showing understanding of the concept, and color.  (Note: definitions only are worth 70 points, definition with diagram worth 90 points, definition with diagram and color are worth 100 points)

 

1.     Inertia: The property of matter by which it retains its state of rest or its velocity along a straight line so lang as it is not acted upon by an external force. The small its mass the less inertia it has, the greater its mass the more inertia.

2.     Lever: It has a bar with a pivot called a fulcrum, sea-saws, hammers, wheel barrels

3.     Pulleys: It has a grooved wheel that holds a rope or cable. Three types: Fixed, Movable, and Block and Tackle.

4.     Wheel and Axle: It  has two circular objects of different sizes that spin, the wheel is the larger of the two, facets, bike wheels,

5.     Incline Plane: It is a straight, slanted surface which facilitates the raising of a loads, a ramp.

6.     Wedge: It is a pair of incline planes that move. A knife, ax, nails

7.     Screw: : It is an incline plane wrapped around a cylinder: bottle tops, cork screw, screws

8.     Compound Machine: It is a machine made of more than one simple machine.

9.     Efficiency:  It is the ability to accomplish something with the least mount of waste of time and effort.

 



Homework Qtr 2, Wk 4
Due Date: 11/2/2015
Subject: Science

7th Grade Science Homework

Nov. 3 to 6, 2015

Homework Due: Friday, Nov. 3, 2015

 

8/24/2015:  Classwork: Force and Net Force                                     Homework: Handout: Voc. Activity

8/25/2015:  Classwork: Handout on Force and Net Force                      Homework: Work on HW.

8/26/2015:  Classwork: Finsh Handout on Net Force                            Homework: Work on HW.

8/27/2015:  Classwork: Newton's 1st Law of Motion                             Homework: Work on HW

8/28/2015:  Classwork: Newton's 2nd Law of Motion                            Homework: Turn in Vocabulary Homework

 

Homework is a handout vocabulary activity: A matter of Real Gravity: with wordbank

 

See forms to print off a copy

 



Homework Qtr 2, WK 3
Due Date: 10/25/2015
Subject: Science

7th Grade Science Homework

Oct 26 to 30, 2015

Homework Due: Friday, Oct 30, 2015

 

10/26/2015:  Classwork: Speed test                                                         Homework: Vocabulary

10/27/2015:  Classwork: force and net force                                             Homework: Work on vocabulary

10/28/2015:  Classwork: Newton’s First Law of Motion                          Homework: Work on Vocabulary

10/28/2015:  Classwork: Newton’s Second Law of Motion                     Homework: Work on vocabulary

10/30/2015:  Classwork: Newton’s Third Law of Motion                         Homework: Turn in homework

 

Homework: Vocabulary

Students are to write definitions in their own words if possible, draw a picture of the definition showing understanding of the concept, and color.  (Note: definitions only are worth 70 points, definition with diagram worth 90 points, definition with diagram and color are worth 100 points)

 

1.     Friction: is a force that opposes motion between two surfaces that are in contact.  It is the opposing energy that is produce when objects rub together, like the wheels on a car on the surface of the road.

2.     Balanced force: It is the result of two objects working to create a 0 N net force. No change in an object motion.

3.     Unbalanced force:  The result of two or more objects working on something so the net force is more than 0 N.  It results in a change in motion.

4.     Work: the transfer of energy to an object by using a force that causes the object to move in the direction of the force.

5.     Gravity: force of attraction between all objects due to their masses in the universe; especially the attraction of the earth's mass for bodies near its surface. 9.8 m/s²

6.     Mass: The measure of the amount of matter in an object. It does not change no matter where you are in the universe.  Uses balances

7.     Weight: a measure of the gravitational force exerted on an object.  It is different depending on what planet you are on in space. Uses a spring scale

8.     Newton’s 1st Law of Motion: An object at rest stays at rest and an object in motion stays in motion with the same speed and in the same direction unless acted upon by an unbalanced force.

9.     Newton’s 2nd Law of Motion: The acceleration of an object depends on the mass of the object and the amount of force applied.  F = m x a  (force = mass x acceleration)

10.    Newton’s 3rd Law of Motion: Whenever one object exerts a force on a second object, the second object exerts an equal and opposite force on the first.  If something pushes on an object, the object pushes back with the same force.

 



Homework Qtr 2, WK 2
Due Date: 10/23/2015
Subject: Science

7th Grade Science Homework

Oct 19 to 23, 2015

Homework Due: Friday, Oct 23, 2015

 

10/19/2015:  Classwork: Speed/Velocity: Close Reading                         Homework: Vocabulary

10/20/2015:  Classwork: Speed, time, distance Equations                      Homework: Work on vocabulary

10/21/2015:  Classwork: Speed, Time, distance word problems            Homework: Work on Vocabulary

10/22/2015:  Classwork: Lab. Activity: Speed                                            Homework: Work on vocabulary

10/23/2015:  Classwork:  Test on Speed, time, distance; work vel.       Homework: Turn in homework

 

Homework: Vocabulary

Students are to write definitions in their own words if possible, draw a picture of the definition showing understanding of the concept, and color.  (Note: definitions only are worth 70 points, definition with diagram worth 90 points, definition with diagram and color are worth 100 points)

 

1.     Motion an object’s change in position is relative to a reference points, where did it start and where did it end

2.     Speed: The distance traveled divided by the time it took to travel that distance s=t/d

3.     Reference Point: The point at which an originally appears and seems to stay, it is used to compare where something is or moves to.

4.     Distance: The measurable space between two points.

5.     Velocity: The speed of an object plus a particular direction. Rate of change of an object’s position. If the direction changes velocity changes, if speed changes, its velocity changes 15 m/s east

6.     Acceleration: The rate at which velocity changes over time or changes direction. It can mean speeds up, slows down, or changes direction

7.     Force: A push or a pull exerted on an object in order to change the motion of the object: force has size and direction.

8.     Newton: The scientific unit of measurement for force Symbol, N.

9.     Net Force: The combination of all of the forces acting on an object

 



Homework Qtr 2, WK 1
Due Date: 10/12/2015
Subject: Science

7th Grade Science Homework

Oct. 12 to 16, 2015

Homework Due: Friday, Oct. 16, 2015

 

10/12/2015:  Classwork: Seismic Waves                                                 Homework: Vocabulary words

10/13/2015:  Classwork: Small Group Intervention/ Re-Teach               Homework: Work on Vocabulary Words.

10/14/2015:  Classwork: Small Group Intervention/ Re-Teach               Homework: Work on Vocabulary Words.

10/15/2015:  Classwork: Small Group Intervention/ Re-Teach               Homework: Work on Vocabulary Words

10/16/2015:  Classwork: Test                                                                      Homework: Turn in Vocabulary Homework

Go to forms and upload homework qtr 2 wk 1 part 1, part 2, part 3, and part 4

 

Homework: Complete handout on review vocabulary. Match vocabulary words to definitions

 

 



Homework Qtr 1, WK 6
Due Date: 9/25/2015
Subject: Science

7th Grade Science Homework

Aug. 31 to Sept 21 - 25, 2015

Homework Due: Friday, Sept 25, 2015

 

9/18/2015:  Classwork: Close Reading                                               Homework:

9/19/2015:  Classwork: Milky Way Lab Activity                                 Homework: Work on vocabulary

9/20/2015: Classwork: Power Point: Tectonic Plates                         Homework:  HW, Study test L of Earth

9/21/2015:  Classwork: Power Point continuation                             Homework: Work on vocabulary

9/22/2015:  Classwork: Draw, Label, and Explain Plate Tectonics    Homework: Turn in homework

 

Homework: Vocabulary

Students are to write definitions in their own words if possible, draw a picture of the definition showing understanding of the concept, and color.  (Note: definitions only are worth 70 points, definition with diagram worth 90 points, definition with diagram and color are worth 100 points)

 

1.      Tectonic Plates The pieces of Earth’s crust that consists of the crust and upper, ridged portion of the mantle. They float (move) around on the Asthenosphere bumping, pushing, and sliding into each other. They fit together like a jigsaw puzzle.

2.      Ten Major Plates: Pacific plate, North American plate, Cocos plate, Nazca plate, South American plate, African plate, Eurasian plate, Indian Plate, Australian plate, Antarctic plate

3.      Earthquake: a sudden and violent shaking of the ground, sometimes causing great destruction, as a result of movements within the earth's crust or volcanic action.

4.      Seismic Waves: A wave of energy that is generated by an earthquake or other disturbance in Earth that cause vibration in the ground. These vibrations travel within the earth and along its surface. The speed of the wave depends on the density and composition of the material (crust, mantle, core) they pass through. Waves travel faster in solids then they do in liquids.

5.      Wegener’s Continental Drift Hypothesis: It says that Earth’s land mass was one single, large landmass that was all connected then it  broke-up, and drifted to their present locations.  The original landmass was named Pangaea.

6.      Continental Drift:  Is the theory that land masses (continents – tectonic plates) are moving and shifting at approximant 2 cm (centimeters) per years in specific directions

7.      Sea-Floor Spreading: The process by which new oceanic lithosphere plates (underwater land) forms as magma rises through underwater, ocean ridges cools and solidifies (becomes solid)

8.      Magnetic Reversal: Earth’s magnetic core has reversed several times thought out history.  The proof is in the in the rock records from millions of years of solidified magma at or near the ocean ridges.

9.      Convergent Boundary: the boundary formed by the collision of two lithospheric plates. This is causes mountains to form as the plates smash together and push up.

10.  Divergent Boundary: the boundary between two tectonic plates that are moving away from each other. This is at the oceans mid-ocean ridges where magma makes new sea floors because it raises through the crack.

11.  Transform Boundary: The boundary between tectonic plates that are sliding past each other horizontally. These plates sliding beside each other cause Earthquakes.

 

 

 



Homework Qtr 1, WK 5
Due Date: 9/18/2015
Subject: Science

7th Grade Science Homework

Aug. 31 to Sept 14 to 18, 2015

Homework Due: Friday, Sept 18, 2015

 

9/14/2015:  Classwork: Re-Teach Rock Cycle                                           Homework:

9/15/2015:  Classwork: Test: Layers of the Earth                                    Homework: Work on vocabulary

9/16/2015:  Classwork: Layers of the Earth                                              Homework:  HW, Study test L of Earth

9/17/2015:  Classwork: Test: Plate Tectonics                                           Homework: Work on vocabulary

9/18/2015:  Classwork:  Plate Tectonics                                               Homework: Turn in homework

 

Homework: Vocabulary

Students are to write definitions in their own words if possible, draw a picture of the definition showing understanding of the concept, and color.  (Note: definitions only are worth 70 points, definition with diagram worth 90 points, definition with diagram and color are worth 100 points)

 

1.     Composition of Earth is three layers: Crust, mantle, and core

2.     Crust: The thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the mantle, between 5 km to 100 km thick, the most common elements are oxygen, silicon, and aluminum: 1% of Earth’s mass.

3.     Continental Crust: The thicker part of the crust, the land out of water, made mostly of the elements listed above plus small amount of the remaining elements.

4.     Oceanic Crust: The portion of the crust that is under the ocean. It is denser (more matter per square inch) then the continental crust. It has the basic elements listed in the crust plus large amounts of iron, calcium, and magnesium.

5.     Mantle: The layer of melted rock between the crust and the core, it is denser than any part of the crust because it has more magnesium then the oceanic crust. It makes up the majority of Earth’s mass, 67%.

6.     Core: the central part of Earth below the mantle, solid, made of nickel and iron, magnetic, 33% of Earth’s mass.

7.     The Physical Structure of Earth is divided into 5 layers: Lithosphere, Asthenosphere, mesosphere, Outer core, and inner core.

8.     Lithosphere: It is the crusts and small portion of the top layer of the mantle (it is ridged), divided into chunks like puzzle pieces called tectonic plates.

9.     Asthenosphere: the soft layer of the mantle on which the tectonic plates move (consistency of Jell-O), largest layer

10.   Mesosphere: The strong, lower part of the mantle

11.   Outer Core: A liquid portion of the core

12.   Inner Core: solid, very dense, made of nickel and iron.



Homework Qtr 1, WK 4
Due Date: 9/11/2015
Subject: Science

7th Grade Science Homework

Aug. 31 to Sept 8 to 11, 2015

Homework Due: Friday, Sept 11, 2015

 

8/7/2015:  Classwork: No School                                                             Homework: Handout

8/8/2015:  Classwork: Finish a Tri-Fold on 3 Major Rocks                   Homework: Work on Handout

8/9/2015:  Classwork: Read, notes, Discussion PPT Rocks                  Homework: Work on Hand out

8/10/2015:  Classwork: Finish PPT; R/L text; Review for Test               Homework: Handout, Study for Test

8/11/2015:  Classwork: TEST                                                                  Homework: Turn in homework

 

Homework: Complete Handout and study for test

 

A through p definitions to match words from word bank

 

mineral work



Homework Qtr 1, WK 3
Due Date: 9/4/2015
Subject: Science

7th Grade Science Homework

Aug. 31 to Sept 4, 2015

Homework Due: Friday, Sept 4, 2015

 

8/24/2015:  Classwork: Lab. Activity, Doing the Rock Cycle                  Homework: Vocabulary words

8/25/2015:  Classwork: Continuation & Write about the Lab               Homework: Work on Vocabulary Words.

8/26/2015:  Classwork: Creating a Tri-Fold on 3 Major Rocks               Homework: Work on Vocabulary Words.

8/27/2015:  Classwork: Finish Tri-fold, Notes                                           Homework: Work on Vocabulary Words

8/28/2015:  Classwork: Lis/Read Ch. 14, Draw, label, explain R/C       Homework: Turn in Vocabulary Homework

 

Homework: Vocabulary

Students are to write definitions in their own words if possible, draw a picture of the definition showing understanding of the concept, and color.  (Note: definitions only are worth 70 points, definition with diagram worth 90 points, definition with diagram and color are worth 100 points)

 

1.     Metamorphic Rock: A type of rock that is created from other rocks because heat and pressure have been applied to it.

2.     Heat and Pressure: It is when heat from the Earth combine with pressure from being underground change rocks into metamorphic rocks

3.     Foliated: The texture of metamorphic rock in which the mineral grains are arranged in bands or patterns.

4.     Non-foliated: the texture of metamorphic rock in which the minerals grains are not arranged in any pattern.

5.     Igneous Rock: A type of rock that is created from the melted rocks and minerals in the mantle (Magma) that has cool and formed rocks.

6.     Intrusive Igneous Rock: It is the Igneous rock that forms deep in the Earth below the surface. (IN-intrusive-in the Earth)

7.     Extrusive Igneous Rock: It is the Igneous rock that forms as a result of volcanic activity throwing outside the Earth at the surface. (EX-exit-extrusive-exits the Earth)

8.     Magma: It is a very hot, thick liquid of melted materials from Earth such as rocks, minerals, and gases. Magma is in the mantel just below the Earth’s crust.

9.     Sedimentary Rock:  It is a type of rock that is created from layers of sediment building up over time and extreme pressure smashing it together. Sedimentary rock is formed at or near the surface of Earth.

10.                        Sediment: Small pieces of rock, dirt, or minerals from weathering or erosion that build into piles.

11.                        Stratification: It is the layers that you see in mountains and rocks that look like different colored lines.  It is the process in which sedimentary rocks are arranged in layers.  It often gives information about the past.

 



Homework Qtr 1, WK 2 8/28
Due Date: 8/28/2015
Subject: Science

7th Grade Science Homework

Aug. 24 to 28, 2015

Homework Due: Friday, Aug. 28, 2015

 

8/24/2015:  Classwork: Using the Mohs, and Close Reading                Homework: Vocabulary words

8/25/2015:  Classwork: Virtual Lab. Web quest                                       Homework: Work on Vocabulary Words.

8/26/2015:  Classwork: MAPP Testing                                                       Homework: Work on Vocabulary Words.

8/27/2015:  Classwork: MAPP Testing                                                       Homework: Work on Vocabulary Words

8/28/2015:  Classwork: Virtual Lab. Web Quest                                      Homework: Turn in Vocabulary Homework

 

Homework: Vocabulary

Students are to write definitions in their own words if possible, draw a picture of the definition showing understanding of the concept, and color.  (Note: definitions only are worth 70 points, definition with diagram worth 90 points, definition with diagram and color are worth 100 points)

 

1.    Density: The ratio of the mass of a substance to the volume of the substance.  How much matter is in a given space?  Mass divided by Volume

2.    Rock: A naturally occurring solid mixture of one or more minerals or organic matter. ( Rocks form from multiple minerals being packed together)

3.    Rock Cycle: The series of processes in which a rock forms, changes to another form of rock, is destroyed and forms another rock

4.    Erosion: The process by which wind, water, ice, or gravity transports sediment (pieces of soil, rock, and dirt) from one location to another. (Example, rain washes pieces of dirt into the river, the river carries it and drops it off somewhere else.

5.    Deposition: The process in which material is laid down in layers on top of each other.

6.    Composition: The chemical make-up of a rock; describes either the minerals of the rock or the material in the rock.

7.    Texture: The quality of a rock that is based on the sizes, shapes and positions of the grain within the rock.

8.    Weathering: The process in which water, wind, ice, and heat breaks down rock.

9.    Metallic: It is a type of Luster that looks like it is bright, shiny and reflective

10.                       Non-Metallic: It is a type of Luster that looks like it is glassy, brilliant, greasy, oily, creamy, dull, rough, plastic

11.                       Reclamation: The process of returning land to its original condition after mining is completed.

12.                       Ore: A material deposits are large enough and pure enough to be mined (dug out) for profit. (coal, salt, anything) 



Homework Qtr 1, WK 1 8/15
Due Date: 8/22/2015
Subject: Science

7th Grade Science Homework

Aug. 18 to 22, 2015

Homework Due: Friday, Aug. 22, 2015

 

8/18/2015:  Classwork: Exploring Minerals:                                              Homework: Passed out – Students work on it.

8/19/2015:  Classwork: Close Reading- Minerals:                                    Homework: Students work on it.

8/20/2015:  Classwork: Mineral Laboratory Activity:                              Homework: Students work on it.

8/21/2015:  Classwork: Lab. Continuation                                                Homework: Students finish to turn in on Friday

8/22/2015:  Classwork: Working with Mohs Harness Scale                   Homework: Turn in

 

Homework: Vocabulary

Students are to write definitions in their own words if possible, draw a picture of the definition showing understanding of the concept, and color.  (Note: definitions only are worth 70 points, definition with diagram worth 90 points, definition with diagram and color are worth 100 points)

 

1.       Mineral: A naturally formed, inorganic organic, that has a definite crystalline structure.

2.       Element; a substance that cannot be separated or broken down into simpler substances by chemical means.

3.       Compound: a substance made up of atoms of two or more different elements joined by chemical bonds.

4.       Crystal: a solid whose atoms, ions, or molecules are arranged in a definite pattern.

5.       Silicate Mineral: a mineral that contains a combination of silicon, oxygen, and one or more metals.

6.       Non-Silicate Mineral: a mineral that does not contain compounds of silicon and oxygen.

7.       Luster: the way in which a minerals reflects light. (Are they metallic or  non-metallic looking, glassy, waxy, pearly

8.       Streak: the color of the powder they leave behind when rubbed on another object.

9.       Cleavage: The way it breaks, does in split along smooth, flat surfaces

10.   Fracture: The way it breaks, does it break in irregular, ruff or curve surfaces.

11.   Hardness: a measure of the ability of a mineral to resist being scratched by other object. (Scratched by a nail, fingernail, other minerals) called Mohs Hardness Scale.



Quarter 4 Week 1 Homework
Due Date: 3/20/2015
Subject: Science

7th Grade Science Homework:   4th Quarter: Week 1: March 16 - 20, 2015

Homework Due: Friday March 20, 2015

3/16/15: Work on HW,

3/17/15: Work on HW,

3/18/15: Work on HW,

3/19/15: Work on HW, Study for test (On Reproduction, internal, external, sexual, asexual, flower, budding

320/15: Homework due: fragmentation, binary fission (prokaryotic), plantlet, tubers, runners

 

Homework: Using the following vocabulary terms and the definitions. Explain the terms meaning using your own words AND draw an example that displays understanding of the concept. (Definitions only 70 points, definition with pictures 90, Coloring is 10 points)

 

1.     Peduncle: The stalk of a flower. 

2.     Receptacle: The part of a flower stalk where the parts of the flower are attached.

3.     Sepal: The outer parts of the flower (often green and leaf-like) that enclose a developing bud. 

4.     Petal: The parts of a flower that are often conspicuously colored. 

5.     Stamen: The pollen producing part of a flower, usually with a slender filament supporting the anther. 

6.     Anther: The part of the stamen where pollen is produced. 

7.     Pistil: The ovule producing part of a flower. The ovary often supports a long style, topped by a stigma. The mature ovary is a fruit, and the mature ovule is a seed. 

8.     Style: a tube that connects the stigma, pollen (sperm) travels down, to the ovary that contains the Ovule (eggs/seeds).

9.     Stigma: The part of the pistil where pollen germinates. 

10.  Ovary: The enlarged basal portion of the pistil where ovules are produced.

11.  Plantlets: Tiny plants grow along the edges of a plant’s leaves. These plantlets fall off and grow on their own into plants

12.  Tubers:Underground stems, or tubers, can produce new plants after a dormant season.

13.  Runners:Above-ground stems that travel across the ground from which new plants can grow.

 

 

 



Qtr 3 Week 7 Homework
Due Date: 2/27/2015
Subject: Science

No Homework:

3rd quarter project will be handed out Tuesday



Qtr 3 Week 6 Homework
Due Date: 2/20/2015
Subject: Science

No Homework due to no school



Qtr 3 Week 5 Homework
Due Date: 2/13/2015
Subject: Science

7th Grade Science Homework

3rd Quarter: Week 5: February 9 -13, 2015

Homework Due: Friday Feb. 13 2015

2/9/15: Work on HW,

2/10/15: Work on HW,

2/11/15: Work on HW,

3/12/15: Work on HW,

2/13/15: Homework due:

 

Homework: Using the following vocabulary terms and the definitions. Explain the terms meaning using your own words AND draw an example that displays understanding of the concept. (Definitions only 70 points, definition with pictures 90, Coloring is 10 points)

1.       Cell Cycle: the life cycle of a cell

2.       Chromosome: in a eukaryotic cell, one of the structures in thenucleus that are made up of DNA and protein; in a prokaryotic cell, the main ring of DNA, Humans have 46.

3.       Eukaryotic: Larger than prokaryote cells, has a membrane bound nucleus and organelle.

4.       Prokaryotic: Small, simple organisms, no membrane bound nucleus and limited organelle.

5.       Homologous Chromosomes: chromosomes that have the same sequence of genes and the same structure

6.       Mitosis: in eukaryotic cells, a process of cell division that forms two new nuclei, each of which has the same number of chromosomes

7.       Prophase: mitosis begins, chromosomes condense from long strands into rod like structures

8.       Metaphase: the nuclear membrane is dissolved. Chromosomes pair up into chromatids and align at the cell’s equator (center)

9.       Anaphase: The chromatids separate ant move to opposite sides of the cell

10.   Telophase:   A nuclear membrane forms around each set of chromosomes on the two sides of the cell, and the chromosomes unwind.

11.   Cytokinesis: The cell becomes two cells, the diversion of cytoplasm of a cell, by pinching off in the middle



Qtr 3 Week 4 Homework
Due Date: 2/6/2015
Subject: Science

7th Grade Science Homework

3rd Quarter: Week 4: February 2- 6, 2015

Homework Due: Friday Feb. 6 2015

2/2/15: Work on HW,

2/3/15: Work on HW,

2/4/15: Work on HW,

3/5/15: Work on HW,

2/6/15: Homework due:

 

Homework: Using the following vocabulary terms and the definitions. Explain the terms meaning using your own words AND draw an example that displays understanding of the concept. (Definitions only 70 points, definition with pictures 90, Coloring is 10 points)

1.       Diffusion: The movement of particles from a region of higher density to a region of lower density.

2.       Density: The number of particle per unit mass/volume

3.       Osmosis: the diffusion of water through a semipermeable membrane

4.       Semipermeable: a barrier that allows certain substances to pass through it

5.       Membrane: a thin, pliable sheet or layer of animal or vegetable tissue that serves as a lining

6.       Passive Transport: the movement of substances across a cell membrane without the use of energy by the cell

7.       Active Transport: the movement of substances across a cell membrane that requires the cell to use energy

8.       Endocytosis: the process by which a cell membrane surrounds a particle and encloses the particle in the vesicle to bring the particle into the cell

9.       Exocytosis: the process in which a cell releases a particle by enclosing the particle in a vesicle that then moves to the cell surface and fuses with the cell membrane

 

 

 



Qtr 3 Week 3 Homework
Due Date: 1/29/2015
Subject: Science

7th Grade Science Homework

3rd Quarter: Week 3: Jan. 26 - 30, 2015

Homework Due: Friday Jan. 30, 2015

 

1/16/15: Work on HW,

1/27/15: Work on HW,

1/28/15: Work on HW,

1/29/15: Work on HW,

1/30/15: Homework due:

 

Homework: Using the following vocabulary terms and the definitions. Explain the terms meaning using your own words AND draw an example that displays understanding of the concept. (Definitions only 70 points, definition with pictures 90, Coloring is 10 points)

 

1.       Pulmonary Circulation: the flow of blood from the heart to the lungs and back

2.       Systemic Circulation: the flow of blood from the heart to all parts of the body and back

3.       Capillary: a tiny blood vessel that allows an exchange between blood and cells in other tissue

4.       Blood: the fluid that carries gases, nutrients, and wastes through te body and that is made up of plasma, red blood cells, platelets, and white blood cells

5.       Lymph: the fluid that is collected by the lymphatic vessels and nodes

6.       Lymph Nodes: an organ that filters lymph and that is found along the lymphatic vessels

7.       Thymus: the main gland of the lymphatic system; it produces mature T lymphocytes

8.       Spleen: the largest lymphatic organ in the body; it attacks pathogens in the blood

9.       Alveoli: any of the tiny air sacs of the lungs where oxygen and carbon dioxide are exchanged

10.    Bronchus: one of the two tubes that connect the lungs with the trachea

 



Note for Organ System
Due Date: 1/25/2015
Subject: Science

 

                                                            ORGAN SYSTEM NOTESSSS

Integumentary System: the organ system that forms a protective covering on the outside of the body. It consists of SKIN, HAIR, and NAILs.

                SKIN: Largest organ of the body. Two major layers, the epidermis which is the outer layer of the skin, and the dermis which is below the epidermis. The dermis is the part of your skin that is elastic.

                       Function of skin:        to protects you by keeping water in and foreign matter out

                                                                Keeps you in touch with the outside by feel

                                                                Regulates body temperature

                                                                Helps to remove waste by sweat

                HAIR: located all over the body

                      Function of hair:     helps to protect against ultraviolet lights

                                                                helps to keep particles of dust and insect out of eyes and nose

                                                                helps to regulate body temperatures

                NAILS:  

                     Function of nails:     protects the tips of your fingers and toes

                                                          

Nervous System: It works as the bodies’ command post by sending electrical impulses back and forth to in response to specific needs.

                Central Nervous System (CNP) refers to the brain and the spinal cord. It is the major processor that directs all other functions

                Peripheral Nervous System (PNS) refers to all body parts beside the CNP. It gathers data from your body and sends the information to the CNS for interpretation and directions.

                                Neurons: They are nerve (make you see, smell, feel, etc...) cells that are designed specifically for sending and receiving electrical signals: they are long with branch like tendrils that spread out to gather data.

                                Somatic: nerve reaction under your conscious control

                                Autonomic: nerve reactions that you do not consciously control (heartbeat, digest)

                                Some nerves can do both, like breathing

Muscular System: works to make your body move, such as heart beating, arm moving, and eyes blinking.

                Cardiac Muscle: It is specialized for only your heart

                Smooth Muscle: Works in your digestive track and blood vessels to keep the substance moving.

                Skeletal Muscles: Works with your bones in order to move.

                                Voluntary Movement: under your control, you move (arms, legs)

                                Involuntary Movement: NOT under your control, they move automatically (heart, lungs, digestion)

                                                Some muscles can be both voluntary and involuntary like blinking

                                                Muscles usually work in pairs, Flexor and extensor

Skeletal System: The bones in your body help protect your organs and support. The average adult has 206 bones, but a new born has more that fuse together as they get older. They also help maintain homeostasis (the bodies being stable with nutrients, water, temperature, etc…).

                                Compact Bone: outer layer of the bone with no visible spaces

                                Spongy Bone: visible open spaces, provides strength and support

                                Marrow: stores fact and makes red and white blood cells

                                Cartilage: the flexible bone like material, bones start as cartilage, some body parts only have it, (nose)

                                Gliding Joint: glide over each other (hand)

                                Ball-and-Socket Joint: works like a joy stick for movement in circular directions (shoulder)

                                Hinge Joint: works like a door hinge, opening and closing (knee)

 

 

Lymphatic/Immune System: It is the organ system that collects extra fluid buildup and returns it to the blood fluid, and it fights pathogens, bacteria’s, dead cells, and foreign invaders.

                                Lymph: little pods of the extra fluid and particles that is collected from the lymph nodes and lymphatic vessels

                                Lymph Nodes: small masses that remove foreign matter and dead cells from the lymph as it passes through, they are located at armpits, neck, and groin

                                Thymus: it produces and matures (makes grow up) T cells that fight infection

Spleen: produces lymphocytes that attach and mark for removal pathogens and foreign matter in the blood stream.

                                Tonsils: they have lymphocytes that trap and fight against foreign matter as it comes into the body

Bone Marrow: marrow from the inside of bones is very important to the lymphatic system because the marrow produces T-cells and B-cells that are part of the lymphatic systems infection fighting program.

                                T-Cells: KILLERS, they fight and destroy pathogens

                                B-Cells: produce antibodies that mark pathogens for destruction by T-Cells

Endocrine System: Controls body systems by using chemical messengers called hormones.

                                Hormones: chemicals that your body produces that cause change in another cell or tissue

                                Glands: where the hormones are made

                                Pituitary Gland: the boss, secretes hormones that causes change in other glands and organs

                                Adrenal Gland: fight or flight, produces the hormones that respond to danger

                                Pancreas: regulates glucose (sugar) levels in your body

                                Thyroid Gland: it produces the hormones that controls the rate at which you use energy (weight)

                                Thymus Gland: makes the hormones that works you immune system and fights diseases

                                Testes: male hormones               

                                Ovaries: female hormones

Respiratory System: It is the system that is responsible for your breathing (oxygen exchanges to carbon dioxide)

                                Pharynx: the passage from the mouth to the larynx and esophagus

                                Larynx: area in the throat that produces sound

                                Esophagus: Tube in throat that lead to the stomach

                                Trachea: the tube that connects the larynx to the lungs

                                Bronchi (plural): the tubes that connect the lungs with the trachea

                                Alveoli: tiny air sacs in the lungs where oxygen exchanges with carbon dioxide

                                Lungs: two large organs that take air in and exhales carbon dioxide . (Alveoli’s inside them)

                                Nose: main passage for air intake, works as a filter, warms and cools air as needed

                                Mouth: secondary passage for air intake, works as a filter, warms and cools air too

                                Diaphragm: Muscle at the bottom of the lungs that aid in sucking air in or pushing air out

Cellular Respiration: oxygen is used by cells to release energy stored in molecules of glucose

Red Blood Cells: are responsible for transporting oxygen and carbon dioxide back and forth from the lungs to the outside your body

Cardiovascular System: The heart, veins and arteries make up your cardiovascular system (blood flow)

Heart: is made of specialized muscle called cardiac muscle: it pumps blood into and out of the lungs and around your body. It is made up of four chambers.

Blood: The fluid that carries gases, nutrients, and wastes through the body and that is made up of plasma, red blood cells, platelets, and white blood cells. It also moves hormones.

Arteries: carries oxygen rich blood away from the heart to the rest of the body.

Veins: carries oxygen poor, carbon dioxide rich blood back to the heart

Capillaries: are tiny blood vessels that allow the exchange of oxygen - carbon dioxide, waste – nutrients into and out of the cells and back to the blood to be carried away

Pulmonary Circulation: passes blood between the lungs and the heart

Systemic Circulation: passing or circulating blood flow around the rest of the body

Digestive System: It is the system that exchanges food intake to usable nutrients and handles waste management

                                Mouth: produces saliva that begins the digestive process

                                Esophagus: tube that connects the mouth to the stomach

                                Stomach: a sac that breaks down food into liquid by muscles, enzymes, and acid

                                Pancreas: makes digestive enzymes and hormones that regulate sugar levels

                                Enzymes: break nutrients into small particles for absorption

                                Small Intestine: Breaks down food further into absorbable nutrients (from stomach to Large intestines

Liver: makes bile to break up fat, stores nutrients, and breaks down toxins: work like a filter for the blood by removing waste and toxins

Gallbladder: Storage tank for bile from the liver

Large Intestines: waste management system, removes unused, unwanted material from the body

In the form of feces or stool, includes the rectum and anus

Urinary System: Removes liquid waste from the blood stream

                                Kidneys: they filter water and waste from the blood steam

                                Nephrons: microscopic fibers in the kidneys that do the filtering

                                Ureter: tubes that carries urine from the kidneys to the bladder

                                Bladder: sac that collects urine for disposal outside the body

                                Urethra: the outlet that releases urine out of the body form the bladder

Female Reproductive System: produces eggs for the growth new life (fetus), and hormones

                                Hormones: such as estrogen effect grow of female organs and affect emotions and calcium for bones

                                Ovaries: store eggs and produces hormones     

                                Fallopian Tube: connects the ovaries to the uterus

                                Uterus: responsible for the development of the embryo, fetus

                                Breast: creates breast milk for nursing young

                                Vagina: Tube that connects the uterus to outside the body, (birth canal)

Male Reproductive System: produces sperm for reproduction and hormones

                                Hormones: such as testosterone which effects growth in general, determine the sex of offspring

                                Testicles: responsible for generating sperm and testosterone

                                Scrotum: sac that hangs out of the male body that holds the testicles and nerves                    

                                Penis: tubes that are responsible for releasing urine and sperm



3rd Qtr Week 1 Homework
Due Date: 1/23/2015
Subject: Science

7th Grade Science Homework

3rd Quarter: Week 1: Jan. 12 – 16, 2015

Homework Due: January 16, 2015 

 

1/12/15: Work on HW, Students need flash drives for class power points

1/13/15: Work on HW,

1/14/15: Work on HW,

1/15/15: Work on HW,

1/16/15: Homework due:

 

Homework: Using the following vocabulary terms and the definitions. Explain the terms meaning using your own words AND draw an example that displays understanding of the concept. (Definitions only 70 points, definition with pictures 90, Coloring is 10 points)

 

1.       HOMEOSTASIS: is the maintenance of a stable internal environment in the body. (helps you stay warm or cool)

2.       TISSUE: a group of similar cells that perform a common function

3.       ORGAN: a collection of tissues that carry out a specialized function of the body.

4.       ORGAN SYSTEM: a group of organs that work together to perform body functions.

5.       JOINTS: a place where two or more bones meet.

6.       LIGAMENTS: are strong elastic bands of connective tissue that hold joints together.

7.       EPIDERMIS: the surface layer of cells on a plant or animal. (the outer skin)

8.       DERMIS: the layer of skin below the epidermis.

9.       ARTERY: blood vessel that carries blood away from the heart to the body’s organs.

10.    VEIN: in biology, Bessel that carries blood to the heart.

 



3rd Qtr Week 2 Homework
Due Date: 1/23/2015
Subject: Science

7th Grade Science Homework

3rd Quarter: Week 2: Jan. 19 – 23, 2015

Homework Due: Friday November 23, 2014

 

1/19/15: Work on HW, No school

1/20/15: Work on HW,

1/21/15: Work on HW,

1/22/15: Work on HW,

1/23/15: Homework due:

 

Homework: Using the following vocabulary terms and the definitions. Explain the terms meaning using your own words AND draw an example that displays understanding of the concept. (Definitions only 70 points, definition with pictures 90, Coloring is 10 points)

 

1.       Integumentary System: Your skin, hair, and nails protect the tissue that lies beneath them.

2.       Muscular System: Your muscular system works with the skeletal system to help you move.

3.       Skeletal System: Your bones provide a frame to support and protect your body.

4.       Cardiovascular System: Your heart pumps blood through all your blood vessels.

5.       Respiratory System: Your lungs absorb oxygen and release carbon dioxide.

6.       Urinary System: Your urinary system removes wastes from the blood and regulates your body’s fluid.

7.       Nervous System: Your nervous system receives and sends electrical messages throughout your body.

8.       Digestive System: Your digestive system breaks down the food you ear into nutrients that your body can absorb.

9.       Lymphatic System: The lymphatic system returns leaked fluids to the blood vessels and helps to get rid of bacteria and viruses.

10.    Endocrine System: Your glands send out chemical messages. Ovaries and testes are part of this system.

 



Power Point Presentations
Due Date: 1/12/2015
Subject: Science

Students will create a Power Point in class on the Organ System they draw from a cup.

Power Point: Organ Systems

Students be placed in pairs and assigned one of the following organ systems to become the expert on and teach to their classmates.

a. cardiovascular               d. integumentary                             g. nervous                           j. skeletal

b. digestive                         e. lymphatic/immune                    h. male reproductive      k. urinary

c. endocrine                       f. muscular                                          i. respiratory                      l. female reproductive  

Procedures:

Create a power point on your assigned topic with at least 10 slides. Topics to be covered in slide show presentation must include a complete explanation of the organ system, diagrams labeled with each part, pictures, function of system, organs and their functions within the system, bibliography of at least three (3) cites as sources, at least one source must come from the Tennessee Electronic Library Data Base.

Student pairs will present their power points to the whole class, answer question from the class. In general, students will be responsible for teaching their topic to their classmates.

As presentations are made, students in the audience must take notes each of the organ systems to prepare for the unit test.

Topic

Highly Effective 5points

Effective 3 points

Minimal Effectiveness 1point

10 Slides

 

 

 

Complete Explanation of organ system (summary)

 

 

 

Diagrams Labeled with each part of the system

 

 

 

Pictures (3)

 

 

 

Function of System

 

 

 

Each Organ in system and their functions

 

 

 

Bibliography with 3 sources

 

 

 

Source – TN Electronic Library

 

 

 

Examples of how to do a bibliography citing of a web site:

Last name, First name. "Article Title." Website Title. Publisher of Website, Day Month Year article was published. Web. Day Month Year article was accessed. <URL>.

Cain, Kevin. "The Negative Effects of Facebook on Communication." Social Media Today RSS N.p., 29 June 2012. Web. 02 Jan. 2013.

 



2nd QTr Project Cells
Due Date: 12/15/2014
Subject: Science

Cell Project Due: See projects for directions and rubric



Homework Qtr 2 WK 7
Due Date: 12/5/2014
Subject: Science

7th Grade Science Homework

2nd Quarter: Week 7: Dec 1 - 5, 2014

Homework Due: Friday December 5, 2014

 

12/1/14: Work on HW, Work on project

12/2/14: Work on HW,

12/3/14: Work on HW,

12/4/14: Work on HW,

12/5/14: Homework due:

 

Homework: Using the following vocabulary terms and the definitions. Explain the terms meaning using your own words AND draw an example that displays understanding of the concept. (Definitions only 70 points, definition with pictures 90, Coloring is 10 points)

1.       Prokaryote: An organism that consists of a single cell that does not have a nucleus

2.       Bacteria: Tiny organisms that live almost everywhere, some are good, some are bad, they do not have a nucleus, and their DNA is in a circular shape. They are the most common type of prokaryote

3.       Archaea: Very similar to bacteria; however, they live in extreme environments where other organism can not live.

4.       Eukaryote; An organism made up of cells that have nucleus enclosed by a membrane: eukaryotes include animals, plants, and fungi. (NOT bacteria and archaea)



Homework Qtr 2 WK 6
Due Date: 11/21/2014
Subject: Science

7th Grade Science Homework

2nd Quarter: Week 6: Nov 17 - 21, 2014

Homework Due: Friday November 21, 2014

 

11/17/14: Work on HW,

11/18/14: Work on HW,

11/19/14: Work on HW,

11/20/14: Work on HW, Study for test

11/21/14: Homework due:

 

Homework: Using the following vocabulary terms and the definitions. Explain the terms meaning using your own words AND draw an example that displays understanding of the concept. (Definitions only 70 points, definition with pictures 90, Coloring is 10 points)

1.       Reflection: The bouncing back of a wave of light, sound, or heat when the wave hits a surface that it does not go through.

2.       Refraction: the bending of a wave as the wave passes between two substances in which the speed of the wave differs.

3.       Dispersed: spread out into separate units

4.       Diffraction: a change in the direction of a wave when the wave finds an obstacle or an edge, such as an

5.       Interference: the combination of two or more waves that results in a single wave

6.       Constructive interference: When the crests of one wave overlaps the crests of another wave or waves.

7.       Destructive Interference: When the crests of one wave and the troughs of another wave overlap.

8.       Standing Wave: a pattern of vibration that simulates a wave that is standing still.

9.       Resonance: a phenomenon that occurs when two objects naturally vibrate at the same frequency; the sound produced by one object causes the other object to vibrate

10.   Doppler Effect: the change in frequency of a wave as observed relative to the observer. As it moves closer to the observe or leaves the observer



Homework Qtr 2 WK 5
Due Date: 11/14/2014
Subject: Science

7th Grade Science Homework

2nd Quarter: Week 5: Nov 10 to 14, 2014

Homework Due: Friday November 14, 2014

 

11/10/14: Work on HW,

11/11/14: Work on HW,

11/12/14: Work on HW,

11/13/14: Work on HW, Study for test

11/14/14: Homework due:

 

Homework: Using the following vocabulary terms and the definitions. Explain the terms meaning using your own words AND draw an example that displays understanding of the concept. (Definitions only 70 points, definition with pictures 90, Coloring is 10 points)

 

1.       Wave: It is any disturbance that transmits energy through matter or empty space: light, gamma, radio, etc…

2.       Medium: It is a substance through which a wave can travel: it can be a solid, liquid, or gas

3.       Transmitting Energy: A vibrating particles passes it energy by touching the particle next to it any causing it to vibrate.

4.       Transverse Waves: The particles of the medium move perpendicular (up and down) to the direction the wave moves.

5.       Longitudinal Waves: The particles of the medium move parallel (back and forth) to the direction the wave moves.

6.       Crest: The highest point of a transverse wave.

7.       Trough: The lowest point of a transverse wave.

8.       Compressions: The part of a longitudinal wave where the particles are crowded together.

9.       Rarefaction: The part of a longitudinal wave where the particles are spread apart.

10.    Surface Wave: Where a transverse wave and longitudinal wave combine near a boundary between two mediums.

 



Homework Qtr 2 WK 4
Due Date: 11/7/2014
Subject: Science

7th Grade Science Homework

2nd Quarter: Week 4: Nov 3 - 7, 2014

Homework Due: Friday Oct. 24, 2013

 

11/3/14: Work on HW,

11/4/14: Work on HW,

11/5/14: Work on HW,

11/6/14: Work on HW, Study for test

11/7/14: Homework due:

 

Homework: Using the following vocabulary terms and the definitions. Explain the terms meaning using your own words AND draw an example that displays understanding of the concept. (Definitions only 70 points, definition with pictures 90, Coloring is 10 points)

 

1.       Lever: is a simple machine that has a bar that pivots at a fixed point called a fulcrum.

2.       1st Class Lever: the fulcrum is between the input force and output force (load). Example, a titer-totter

3.       2nd Class Lever the output force (load) is between the input force and the fulcrum. Example, a wheel barrel

4.       3rd Class Lever: The input force is between the fulcrum and the output force (load). Example, a hammer

5.       Wheel and Axle:is two circular objects of different size, the wheel is the larger and the axle is inside the wheel. Mechanical advantage MA = radius of the wheel/ divided by/ the radius of the axle

6.       Pulley: A simple machine that has grooved wheel that holds a rope or cable. The output force (load) is attached to one end of the rope and input force (work) is applied (done) on the other end.

7.       Fixed Pulleys: The pulley is attached to something that does not move, like the celling

8.       Moveable Pulleys: The pulley is attached to the object being moved (load).

9.       Block and Tackle: It is a combination of both a fixed pulley and moveable pulley working together.

10.    Inclined Plane: it is a straight, slanted surface, that ramp upward. Example, a wheel chair ramp. Mechanical Advantage: MA=length/divided by/ height of ramp

11.    Wedge: it is a pair of inclined planes that move, Examples, knife and ax

12.    Screw: an incline plane that wraps in a spiral around a cylinder.

 



Homework Qtr 2 WK 3
Due Date: 10/31/2014
Subject: Science

7th Grade Science Homework

2nd Quarter: Week 3: Oct. 27 - 31, 2014

Homework Due: Friday Oct. 24, 2013

 

10/27/14: Work on HW,

10/28/14: Work on HW,

10/29/14: Work on HW,

10/30/14: Work on HW, Study for test on Newton’s laws, and simple machines

10/231/14: Homework due:

 

Homework: Using the following vocabulary terms and the definitions. Explain the terms meaning using your own words AND draw an example that displays understanding of the concept. (Definitions only 70 points, definition with pictures 90, Coloring is 10 points)

 

1.       Work: The transfer of energy to an object by using a force that causes the object to move in the direction of the force.

2.       Joule(J) The unit used to express energy; equivalent to the amount of work done by a force of 1N acting through a distance of 1 m in the direction of the force.

3.       Power: The rate at which work is done or energy is transformed.

4.       Watt(W):The unit used to express power: equivalent to joules per second.

5.       Machine: A device that helps do work by either overcoming a force or changing the direction of applied force.

6.       Work Input: the work done on a machine; the product of the input force and the distance through which the force is exerted.

7.       Work Output: The work done by a machine; the product of the output force and the distance through which the force is exerted

8.       Mechanical Advantage: a number that tells how many times a machine multiples force



Homework Qtr 2 WK 2
Due Date: 10/24/2014
Subject: Science

 

7th Grade Science Homework

 

2nd Quarter: Week 2: Oct. 20 - 24, 2014

 

Homework Due: Friday Oct. 24, 2013

 

 

 

10/20/14: Work on HW,

 

10/21/14: Work on HW,

 

10/22/14: Work on HW,

 

10/23/14: Work on HW, Study for test on Newton’s laws, and simple machines

 

10/24/14: Homework due:

 

 

 

Homework: Using the following vocabulary terms and the definitions. Explain the terms meaning using your own words AND draw an example that displays understanding of the concept. (Definitions only 70 points, definition with pictures 90, Coloring is 10 points)

 

 

 

1.       Newton’s First Law of Motion: An object remains at rest, and object in motion remains in motion at constant speed and in a straight line unless acted on by an unbalanced force.

 

2.       Newton’s Second Law of Motion: The acceleration of an object depends on the mass of the object and the amount of force applied.

 

3.       Newton’s Third Law of Motion: Whenever one object exerts a force on a second object, the second object exerts an equal and opposite force on the first.

 

4.       Balanced Force: If two individual forces of equal magnitude (speed) and moving in opposite directions, then the forces are said to be balanced. They do not cause change of motion. If you push against a wall, the wall pushes back with equal but opposite force, neither of you move so the force is balanced.

 

5.       Unbalanced Force:So an unbalanced force has a different magnitude (speed) rate at which someone or something is able to move or operate. Suppose that one of the teams in tug of war pulls harder than the other team, the force is no longer balanced, it is unbalanced.

 

6.       Friction : A force that opposes motion between two surfaces that are in contact.

 

7.       Kinetic Friction: is friction between moving surfaces. The amount depends on how the surfaces move.

 

8.       Static Friction: when a force is applied to an object but does not cause the object to move.

 



Homework Qtr 2 WK 1
Due Date: 10/17/2014
Subject: Science

7th Grade Science Homework

2nd Quarter: Week 1: Oct. 13 - 17, 2014

Homework Due: Friday Oct. 17, 2013

 

10/13/14: Work on HW,

10/14/14: Work on HW,

10/15/14: Work on HW,

10/16/14: Work on HW, Study for test on Newton’s laws, and simple machines

10/17/14: Homework due:

 

Homework: Using the following vocabulary terms and the definitions. Explain the terms meaning using your own words AND draw an example that displays understanding of the concept. (Definitions only 70 points, definition with pictures 90, Coloring is 10 points)

 

1.       Motion: motion is a change in position of an object with respect to time and its reference point. Motion is typically described in terms of displacement.

2.       Velocity: Velocity is the rate of change of the position of an object, equivalent to a specification of its speed and direction of motion, e.g. 60 km/h to the north. A person taking one step forward and one step back, always returning to their original starting position has zero velocity because they did not move from their starting place. In order to have velocity, you must be moved away from the starting point, and must be in a specified direction. So it is written as speed plus direction.

3.       Gravity: gravity is a natural phenomenon by which all physical bodies attract each other. Gravity gives weight to physical objects and causes them to fall. Gravitation pull is based on the mass of the objects and distance between them.

4.       Acceleration: Acceleration is the rate at which the velocity of an object changes over time. An object's acceleration is the net result of any and all forces acting on an object: Depends on mass of object and how much force is applied to move it.

5.       Speed:The rate at which someone or something is able to move or operate.

6.       Force: a force is any interaction which tends to change the motion of an object. In other words, a force can cause an object with mass to change its position from rest or direction. (Example: how hard you push an object)

7.       Work: a force is said to do work if, when acting on a body, there is a displacement of the point of application in the direction of the force. Example when a ball is held above the ground and then dropped, the work done on the ball as it falls.

8.       Inertia: the tendency of an object to resist being moved or if the object is moving to resist a change in speed or direction until an outside force acts on the object.

9.       Momentum: a quantity defined as a product of the mass and velocity of an object. Momentum (p) so p = m (mass) x v (velocity) The more mass and the more velocity, the greater the momentum and the harder to change its motion.



Homework Qtr 1 WK 8 No Homework
Due Date: 10/3/2014
Subject: Science

No Homework this week

Turn in and present projects

Exam week

Monday: Math

Tuesday: Language Arts

Wednesday: Science

Thursday: Social Studies



1st Qtr Porject: Volcanoes
Due Date: 9/30/2014
Subject: Science

1st quarter project due: see projects for directions and rubric



Homework Qtr 1 WK 7
Due Date: 9/26/2014
Subject: Science

7th Grade Science Homework

1st Quarter: Week 7: Sept 22 - 26, 2014

Homework Due: Friday Sept. 26, 2013

 

09/22/14: Work on HW,

09/23/13: Work on HW, Study, Major Unit test on Plate Tectonics, boundaries, faults, volcanoes, etc.

09/24/14: Work on HW,

09/25/14: Work on HW,  

09/26/14: Homework due:

 

Homework: Using the following vocabulary terms and the definitions. Explain the terms meaning using your own words AND draw an example that displays understanding of the concept. (Definitions only 70 points, definition with pictures 90, Coloring is 10 points)

 

1.       Seismology: The study of earthquakes

2.       Deformation: The bending, tilting, and breaking of the Earth’s crust: the changes in the shape of rock in response to stress.

3.       Elastic Rebound: The sudden return of elastically deformed rock to its undeformed shape.

4.       Seismic Wave: a wave of energy the travels through the Earth, away from an earthquake in all directions. They travel through gas, liquids, and solids.

5.       P Wave:A seismic wave that causes particles of rock to move in a back and forth direction. They are the primary wave and travel first and fastest of the seismic waves.

6.       S Waves: A seismic wave that causes particles of rock to move in a side to side direction. They are also called the shear waves, and they travel slower and are second after the P wave.

7.       Volcano: A vent or fissure in the Earth’s surface through which magma and gases are expelled (released)

8.       Magma Chamber: The body of molten rock that feeds a volcano

9.       Vent: an opening at the surface of the Earth through which volcanic material passes.

10.    Lava: What magma is called that has been released from a volcano

a.        As: lava that pours out quickly and forms a brittle crust. The crust is torn into jagged pieces as the lava continues to flow underneath the hardened lava.

b.       Pahoehoe lava flows slowly, like wax, it is glassy with rounded wrinkes.

c.        Pillow lava: lava forms that is underwater and looks rounded

d.       Blockly lava It is stiff lava that does not travel far from the erupting vent and forms jumbled heaps of sharp edged chunks of rock.

 

 



Homework Qtr 1 WK 6
Due Date: 9/19/2014
Subject: Science

7th Grade Science Homework

1st Quarter: Week 6: Sept 15 - 19, 2014

Homework Due: Friday Sept. 19, 2013

 

09/15/14: Work on HW,

09/16/13: Work on HW, Study, short test on boundaries

09/17/14: Work on HW,

09/18/14: Work on HW,  

09/19/14: Homework due:

 

Homework: Using the following vocabulary terms and the definitions. Explain the terms meaning using your own words AND draw an example that displays understanding of the concept. (Definitions only 70 points, definition with pictures 90, Coloring is 10 points)

 

1.       Convergent Boundaries: 3 kinds , two plates coming together like hands clapping.

a.        Continental –Continental Collisions: When two continental(land) plates collide and compress, this push up the tectonic plate to form mountains

b.       Continental-Oceanic Collisions: When a continental (land) plate and oceanic (ocean) plate collide, the oceanic plate (which is denser and thinner) goes under the continental plate. This is called SUBDUCTION, the plate that is pushed, sucked, or sinks under another plate so, it get remelted in the asthenosphere.

c.        Oceanic – Oceanic Collision: When two oceanic (ocean) plates collide, one plate gets subducted (pushed or sucked/sinks) under the other plate in the bottom of the ocean.

2.       Divergent Boundaries: When stress occurs between two tectonic plates they separate, pull apart. This happens at the mid-ocean ridges where magma rises to fill the gap and forms new sea floors. This is where you see magnetic reversal from the poles changing and fossils.

3.       Transform Boundaries:the boundary between tectonic plates that are sliding past each other horizontally, side to side.

4.       Cause of Tectonic Plate Motion: It is the changes in the asthenosphere’s density that the tectonic plates float on. It is the convection currents in the asthenosphere. (“Rock at the bottom of the asthenosphere heats, rises and expands to the top of the asthenosphere, cools and sinks again.).

5.       Faults: a break in a body of rock along which one block slides relative to another.

a.       Normal Fault: When rocks are pulled apart because of tension (stretching) and causes the hanging wall (one side of the fault) to move down relative to the footwall (stationary base)

b.       Reverse Fault: When rocks are pushed together by compression, it occurs when one side of the fault is pushed up while the stationary one remain in place.

c.        Strike-Slip Fault: When rocks are moved horizontally (side to side) by opposing forces, one side moves left and the other moves right.

6.       Folded   Mountains: These mountains form because of convergent boundaries colliding, squeezing and pushing upwards Example: the Appalachian Mountains.

 



Homework Qtr 1 week 5
Due Date: 9/12/2014
Subject: Science

7th Grade Science Homework

1st Quarter: Week 5: Sept 8 - 12, 2014

Homework Due: Friday Sept. 12, 2013

 

09/8/14: Work on HW, Study quiz layer of Earth

09/9/13: Work on HW,

09/10/14: Work on HW,

09/11/14: Work on HW,  Quiz ? check for understanding

09/12/14: Homework due

 

Homework: Using the following vocabulary terms and the definitions. Explain the terms meaning using your own words AND draw an example that displays understanding of the concept. (Definitions only 70 points, definition with pictures 90, Coloring is 10 points)

 

1.       Wegener: Originated the theory of Continental drift. That Earth was one land mass called Pangaea, and that the sea floors are spreading and the continents are moving away from each other, or towards each other. (current belief: 2.5 cm per year)

2.       Mid-Ocean Ridges: underwater mountain chains that run through Earth’s ocean basins. They are where the sea floor is spreading. It is where the oceanic lithosphere is thin enough to allow magma to rise.

3.       Sea-Floor Spreading:It is the process by which the sea floor spreads and creating new oceanic lithosphere. It is caused by the magma rises to the surface, pushing apart the sea floor, cooling and solidifying.

4.       Magnetic Reversal: It is the polarity (pull) of Earth’s magnetic field (north’s or south’s pull) changing directions. It is evidence that sea-floor spreading has occurred because they see it is the minerals (iron) alignment solidified in the ocean floor.

5.       Plate Tectonics:The theory that explains how large pieces of the Earth’s outermost layer, called tectonic plates (lithosphere), move and change shapes. They are constantly in very slow motion shifting. (2 to 2.5 cm per year)

6.       Convection Current: The circular movement that moves warm and cool liquids or gases. As the material warms, it rises, and when it cools back down, it sinks.

7.       Seismic Waves:Vibrations in Earth caused by earthquakes.

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Homework Qtr 1 Wk 4
Due Date: 9/5/2014
Subject: Science

7th Grade Science Homework

1st Quarter: Week 4: Sept 2 - 5, 2014

Homework Due: Friday Sept. 5, 2013

 

09/1/14: No School

09/2/13: Work on HW, Study for quiz on Layer of the Earth

09/3/14: Work on HW,

09/4/14: Work on HW

09/5/14: Homework due

 

Homework: Using the following vocabulary terms and the definitions. Explain the terms meaning using your own words AND draw an example that displays understanding of the concept. (Definitions only 70 points, definition with pictures 90, Coloring is 10 points)

 

1.       Process that Shapes Earth and its Rock: Weathering: The breaking down of rocks and minerals, Erosion: The moving on sediment from one location to another, Deposition: The dropping off of sediment in a location, Heat and Pressure: squeezes or melts rock, Uplifts pushing/movement of rocks from deep inside Earth towards the surface,

2.       Characteristics of a Mineral : What define/makes it as a mineral. They must be a solid, formed in nature, nonliving (inorganic), have a crystalline structure, and a definite chemical make-up.

3.       Physical Properties of a Mineral: They are things you look at to define which mineral they are: color (how they look), luster (reflects light), streak (the powder color), cleavage (smooth) or fracture (irregular) breakage, Hardness (Mohs Scale), and density(Mass divided by Volume)

4.       Composition of a Mineral: This refers to the chemical make-up (which elements (basic substances) are combined to make the mineral (example H©üO) and the arrangement/structure (how the elements/atoms are joined).

5.       Nonsilicate Minerals: Are minerals that do not contain a compound of oxygen and silicon (most important). The classes are: Native Elements have only one element (gold), Carbonates (carbon and oxygen), Halides (fluorine, chlorine,) Oxide (metals and oxygen), Sulfate (sulfur and oxygen), and Sulfides (metal and sulfur). (copper, calcite, fluorite, corundum, gypsum, galena)

6.       Silicate Minerals: The minerals all have silicon and oxygen with a metal (quartz, feldspar, ad mica)

7.       Rock Cycle: The continuous changing of rocks due to weathering, erosion, deposition, uplifts, heat and pressure, melting, (igneous to metamorphic or sedimentary, metamorphic to sedimentary, sedimentary to metamorphic)

8.       Rocks: There are three main categories: igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary. They are determined by their composition (chemical make-up) and texture (coarse grain, medium grain, and fine grain)

9.       Igneous Rocks: Two main categories: Intrusive (in the Earth – magma – slow cooling/coarse grain) and Extrusive (near or at the surface of Earth – Lava – faster cooling/fine grain)

10.    Sedimentary Rock: Rocks that form in layers due to deposits of sediment then pressed together. The three main categories: Clastic (made from chunks for rock cemented together – Conglomerate), Chemical (made from solutions of dissolved minerals in water (runoff water makes deposits – then water evaporates (salt)), organic (made from once living animal and plant life(example: limestone fossils of coral or coal)

11.    Metamorphic: Rocks that change due to a change in heat and pressure in Earth. There is contact metamorphic rocks (heated near magma), regional metamorphic rocks (deeply, deeply, deeply buried rock under pressure and heat from the pressure). Their texture is foliated (layered/lines, planes and bands) and nonfoliated (without separation of lines/layers) Added heat and pressure usually causes minerals to become more stable.



Homework Qtr 1 Wk 3
Due Date: 8/29/2014
Subject: Science

7th Grade Science Homework

1st Quarter: Week 3: Aug 25 - 29, 2014

Homework Due: Friday Aug. 29, 2013

 

08/25/14: Work on Homework,

08/26/13: Work on HW, Study for Rock Cycle test

08/27/14: Work on HW

08/28/14: Work on HW

08/29/14: Homework due

 

Homework: Using the following vocabulary terms and the definitions. Explain the terms meaning using your own words AND draw an example that displays understanding of the concept. (Definitions only 70 points, definition with pictures 90, Coloring is 10 points)

 

1.      Crust: The thin and solid out most layer of the Earth about the mantle (5 to 100 km thick)

2.      Mantle: The layer of rock between the Earth’s crust and core. (Most of Earth’s mass, 2900 km thick)

3.      Core: The central part of the Earth below the mantle (3,430 km thick, made mostly of iron)

4.      Lithosphere: The solid, outer layer of the Earth that consists of the crust and the rigid upper part of the mantle. (15-300 km thick)

5.      Asthenosphere: The soft layer of the mantle on which the tectonic plates move. (about 250 km thick)

6.      Mesosphere: The strong, lower part of the mantle between the asthenosphere and the outer core. largest part of the mantle

7.      Tectonic Plates: A block of lithosphere that consists of the crust and the rigid, outermost part of the mantle. They float and shift on the asthenosphere.

8.      Continental Drift: The hypothesis that states that the continents once formed a single landmass, broke up, and drifted to their present locations

9.      Sea-Floor Spreading: The process by which new oceanic lithosphere forms as magma rises toward the surface and solidifies

 



Homework Qtr 1 Wk 2
Due Date: 8/22/2014
Subject: Science

7th Grade Science Homework

1st Quarter: Week 2: Aug 18 – 22, 2014

Homework Due: Friday Aug. 22, 2013

 

08/18/14: Work on Homework, study for mineral test

08/19/13: Work on HW, (test today)

08/20/14: Work on HW

08/21/14: Work on HW

08/22/14: Homework due

 

Homework: Using the following vocabulary terms and the definitions. Explain the terms meaning using your own words AND draw an example that displays understanding of the concept. (definitions only 70 points, definition with pictures 90, Coloring is 10 points)

 

  1. Rock: a naturally occurring solid mixture of one or more minerals or organic matter
  2. Rock Cycle: the series of processes in which a rock forms, changes from one type to another, is destroyed, and forms again by geological processes
  3. Erosion: The process by which wind, water, ice, or gravity transports soil and sediment from one location to another
  4. Deposition: the process in which material is laid down
  5. Composition: the chemical makeup of a rock; describes either the minerals in the rock
  6. Intrusive Igneous Rock: rock formed from the cooling and solidification of magma beneath the Earth’s surface
  7. Extrusive Igneous Rock: rock that forms as a result of volcanic activity at or near the Earth’s surface
  8. Strata: layers of rock (singular, stratum)
  9. Stratification: The process in which sedimentary rocks are arranged in layers
  10. Foliated: the texture of metamorphic rock in which the mineral grains are arranged in planes and bands
  11. Nonfoliated: the texture of metamorphic rock in which the mineral grains are not arranged in planes and bands
  12. Igneous Rock: rock formed by the cooling and solidifying of molten materials
  13. Metamorphic Rock: rock that was once one form of rock but has changed to another under the influence of heat, pressure, or some other agent
  14. Sedimentary Rock: rock that formed through the deposition and solidification of sediment, especially sediment transported by water