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Unit 1:  The Study of Living Things

Chapter 1 - The World of Life Science

Chapter 1 Vocabulary Review

Chapter 1 PPT

Chapter 1 SENTEO Review

BrainPop - Scientific Method

Scientific Method & Reasoning

Metric System Assignment

Microscope Mania Smartboard

Chapter 1 Directed Reading (2-8)

Skills Worksheet - Reinforcement

Ch 1 Sections 1 & 2 Review

 

Microscope Mania Webquest

SI Conversion Chart

Temperature Scales & Conversions

Chapter 2 - It's Alive!!  Or Is It?

Chapter 2 PPT

Chapter 2 Notes

 

Is it Alive? Video Clip

Lous Pasteur Video

Chapter 2 Directed Reading (9-17)

Skills Worksheet - Reinforcement

 

Scientist Wanted Poster

Characteristics Worksheet

Unit 2:  Cells

Chapter 3 - Cells:  The Basic Units of Life

Chapter 3 Vocabulary Review

Chapter 3 PPT  

Cell Structure PPT

 

Cell Review - Smartboard

Cell SENTEO Review

Chapter 3 Directed Reading (18-25)

Skills Worksheet - Reinforcement

 

Endosymbiotic Simulation City

  Cell Webquest /  Cell Webquest 2

*Cell Organelles / *Cell Organelles 2

Cell Web Quest - "Megacell"

 

  CELL MODEL PROJECT!!

Chapter 4 - The Cell in Action

 

Chapter 4 Vocabulary Review

Chapter 4 PPT

Mitosis PPT

Mitosis Animation

Chapter 4 Directed Reading (26-36)

Skills Worksheet - Reinforcement

 

Mitosis Internet Assignment:

Link #1; Link #2; Link #3; Link #4

Mitosis Quiz

Unit 3:  Heredity, Evolution, and Classification

 

Chapter 5 - Heredity

 

Chapter 5 Vocabulary Review

Chapter 5 PPT

Genetics Power Point

 

 

PRACTICE Mitosis/Meiosis

Ch 5 Test Review -SENTEO

Chapter 5 Directed Reading (37-45)

Skills Worksheet - Reinforcement

 

Genetics Internet Assignment

Biology Project Genetics Problem Sets

Learn.Genetics - A Tour of the Basics

 

Meiosis Webquest:

Link #1; Link #2; Link #3; Link #4

 

Chapter 6 - Genes and DNA

 

Chapter 6 Vocabulary Review

Chapter 6 PPT

Meiosis Animation

Chapter 6 Directed Reading (46-51)

Skills Worksheet - Reinforcement

 

DNA Replication, Transcription, and Translation - Try it yourself!

DNA Workshop

Chapter 7 - The Evolution of Living Things

Chapter 7 Vocabulary Review

Chapter 7 PPT

Chapter 7 Power Point

 

Bill Nye - Evolution #1

Bill Nye - Evolution #2

 

Journey to 10,000 B.C.

What Darwin Never Knew

Chapter 7 Directed Reading (52-61)

Skills Worksheet - Reinforcement

 

Virtual Field Trip with Charles Darwin

Chapter 8 - The History of Life on Earth

 

Chapter 8 Vocabulary Review

Chapter 8 PPT

National Geographic Timeline

Another Nice Timeline

Chapter 8 Directed Reading (62-71)

Skills Worksheet - Reinforcement

 

Dinosaur Facts and Fiction Webquest

      *Ch 8 Vocab Activity

      *Dinosaur Fact Sheets

Life Has a History Webquest    

Chapter 9 - Classification

 

Chapter 9 Vocabulary Review

Chapter 9 PPT

Classification PPT

Classification Jeopardy

Classification Test Review - SENTEO

Chapter 9 Directed Reading (72-79)

Skills Worksheet - Reinforcement

 

Classification of Life Webquest I

(Secret of the Bones)

Classification of Life Webquest II

Common and Scientific Name Activity

**Animal Fact Sheets

Unit 4:  Simple Organisms, Fungi, and Plants

Chapter 10 - Bacteria and Viruses

 

Chapter 10 Vocabulary Review

Chapter 10 PPT

Chapter 10 Directed Reading (80-91)

Skills Worksheet - Reinforcement

 

Bacteria "Most Wanted" Poster 

   *Microbe Zoo - Helpful/Harmful 

   *Microbe World

   *Microbe Magic

Bacterial or Viral Disease Paper

     *Citation Help - Noodle Tools

     *Citation Help - BibMe

Chapter 11 - Protists and Fungi

 

Chapter 11 Vocabulary Review

Chapter 11 PPT

A Virtual Pond Dip!! 

Protist VIDEO

Chapter 11 Directed Reading (92-103)

Skills Worksheet - Reinforcement

Chapter 12 - Introduction to Plants

 

Chapter 12 Vocabulary Review

Chapter 12 PPT

Chapter 12 Directed Reading (104-117)

Skills Worksheet - Reinforcement

Chapter 13 - Plant Processes

 

Chapter 13 Vocabulary Review

Chapter 13 PPT

Chapter 13 Directed Reading (118-124)

Skills Worksheet - Reinforcement

Tree Key

Unit 5:  Animals

Chapter 14 - Animals and Behavior

Chapter 14 Vocabulary Review

Chapter 14 PPT

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Chapter 14 Directed Reading (125-133)

Skills Worksheet - Reinforcement

 

SeaWorld/Busch Gardens Animal Bytes!  - One Page Fact Sheets on All Members of the Animal Kingdom

Chapter 15 - Invertebrates

 

Chapter 15 Vocabulary Review

Chapter 15 PPT

 

Coral Reef VIDEO

Coral Reef Ecosystem VIDEO CLIP

Chapter 15 Directed Reading (134-145)

Skills Worksheet - Reinforcement

 

Insect Poster/Web Page

    *Key to Insect Orders

    *Link to Key for Adult Insects

DISSECTION MATERIAL!

Gloved Hand With Scalpel Clip Art

Clam Dissection/Review - Mollusk Jeopardy - Mollusk Jeopardy #2

Earthworm Dissection/Review - Earthworm Lab Write-Up

     -Worm Jeopardy - Worm Jeopardy #2 - WORM PARTS

Starfish Tutorial/Review - Echinoderm Jeopardy

Crayfish Dissection/Review - Arthropod Jeopardy-Arth Jeopardy #2

Grasshopper Dissection/Review

Fish Dissection Info - Fish Lab Write-Up

Frog Dissection/Review - Frog Lab Write-Up

Net Frog Dissection  -Amphibian Jeopardy

 

Various Dissections Through Buffalo University, NY

Chapter 16 - Fishes, Amphibians, and Reptiles

Chapter 16 Vocabulary Review

Chapter 16 PPT

Chapter 16 Directed Reading (146-152)

Skills Worksheet - Reinforcement

Fish Jeopardy - Fish Jeopardy #2

Amphibian Web  /  Weird Frog Facts!!

Chapter 17 - Birds and Mammals

 

Chapter 17 Vocabulary Review

Chapter 17 PPT

Chapter 17 Directed Reading (153-163)

Skills Worksheet - Reinforcement

Unit 6:  Ecology

Chapter 18 - Interactions of Living Things

Chapter 18 Vocabulary Review

Chapter 18 PPT

BrainPop - Food Chains

 

Ecology Review - "Jeopardy"

Ecology Test Review SENTEO

Chapter 18 Directed Reading (164-171)

Skills Worksheet - Reinforcement

Interactive Food Chains 

Interactive Food Chains #2

Food Chain/Web Article & Assignment

Chapter 19 - Cycles in Nature

Chapter 19 Vocabulary Review

Chapter 19 PPT

Chapter 19 Directed Reading (172-176)

Skills Worksheet - Reinforcement

Chapter 20 - The Earth's Ecosystems

Chapter 20 Vocabulary Review

Chapter 20 PPT

Biomes Powerpoint

Rain Forest
Rainforest Biome  3:27
Rain Forest Biome 2  3:39

Desert
Desert Biome  2:50
Desert Biome  6:27
Deserts: Planet Earth  Attenborough  50:52
Evolution of the Desert Biome  4:59

Grassland
Grasslands Biome  1:22
Grassland Biome 116  2:12

Deciduous Forest/ Temperate Forest
Deciduous Forest 115  1:47
Deciduous Forest Biome  4:28
The Biome Show  6:38

Boreal Forest/ Taiga
Coniferous Biome  5:33
Coniferous Forest  1:29
Taiga Biome  2:33
 

Tundra
Arctic Tundra  9:06
Tundra Biome  1:16


Mountains and Ice
Ice Worlds: Planet Earth: Attenborough  51:10
Maniac Mountain Biomes  1:13
Permanent Ice Biome Project  1:11

Saltwater
Coral Reef Biome  2:15
Marine Biome Music Video  4:29

Freshwater
Freshwater Biome  2:41
Freshwater: Planet Earth: Attenborough  48:22

Chapter 20 Directed Reading (177-185)

Skills Worksheet - Reinforcement

Biome Powerpoint Project

 

Biome Webquest #2

"What's It Like Where You Live?"

Biome Internet Lesson; Biome Info

World Biomes

Chapter 21 - Environmental Problems and Solutions

 

Chapter 21 Vocabulary Review

Chapter 21 PPT

Chapter 21 Directed Reading (186-193)

Skills Worksheet - Reinforcement

Unit 7:  Human Body Systems

Chapter 22 - Body Organization and Structure

Chapter 22 Vocabulary Review

Chapter 22 PPT

"HOW THE BODY WORKS" Movies

Chapter 22 Directed Reading (187-202)

Skills Worksheet - Reinforcement

Chapter 23 - Circulation and Respiration

Chapter 23 Vocabulary Review

Chapter 23 PPT

Chapter 23 Directed Reading (203-212)

Skills Worksheet - Reinforcement

Chapter 24 - Digestive and Urinary Systems

Chapter 24 Vocabulary Review

Chapter 24 PPT

Chapter 24 Directed Reading (213-218)

Skills Worksheet - Reinforcement

Chapter 25 - Communication and Control

Chapter 25 Vocabulary Review

Chapter 25 PPT

Chapter 25 Directed Reading (219-226)

Skills Worksheet - Reinforcement

Chapter 26 - Reproduction and Development

Chapter 26 Vocabulary Review

Chapter 26 PPT

Chapter 26 Directed Reading (227-234)

Skills Worksheet - Reinforcement

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