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Mrs.  Freda  Hale
7th Grade Language Arts/US History II/Science
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Assignments - Science(Archived)
Dec. 1 - 22 Science
Due Date: 12/22/2017
Subject: Science

We are reviewing for our Science Benchmark.  This benchmark will cover Chapters 1-7 in our science book.  Students are completing a study guide in class. The test will be given between Dec. 12 and Dec. 21.  Students should be reviewing and studying their study guide each night as this is a lot of information. 

Chapter 1:  "What is Science"  Science and the Natural World, Thinking Like a Scientist, Scientific Inquiry

How do scientists investigate the natural world?

Chapter 2:  " The Tools of Science"  Measurement, Mathematics and Science, Graphs in Science, Models as Tools in Science, Safety in the Science Lab

How is mathematics important to the work of scientists?

Chapter 3: "Introduction to Living Things"  What is Life?, Classifying Life, Domains and Kingdoms, Evolution and Classification

How are living things alike yet different?

Chapter 4:  "Introduction to Cells"  Discovering Cells, Looking Inside Cells, Chemical Compounds in Cells, The Cell in its Environment

What are cells made of?

Chapter 5: "Cell Processes and Energy"  Photosynthesis, Cellular Respiration, Cell Division

How do living things get energy?

Chapter 6:  "Genetics: The Science of Heredity"  What is Heredity?, Probability and Heredity, Patterns of Inheritance, Chromosomes and Inheritance

Why don't offspring always look like their parents?

Chapter 7:  "DNA: The Code of Life"  The Genetic Code, How Cells Make Proteins, Mutations

What does DNA do?

Week of Nov. 13-Nov 20 Science
Due Date: 11/13/2017
Subject: Science

This week we will finish our review of Genetics and test on Wednesday, Nov. 15.  We will begin the chapter on classification.  Any student who completes a science fair project and brings a board to school to present at the fair on Tuesday, Nov. 21 will automatically receive the full 35 points extra credit for the 3rd 6 weeks grading period.  Information concerning the fair was sent home in a flyer last Friday.


There will be no school Wednesday, Thursday or Friday due to Thanksgiving Break.  November 22-24

Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!!!

Week of Oct 2
Due Date: 10/9/2017
Subject: Science

This week we will continue our discussion of cells.  We will be learning about chemicals, elements, and compounds inside cells.   We will have a quiz on this information on Thursday!

Due Date: 9/5/2017
Subject: Science

While you are enjoying your wonderful three day weekend, take a moment to check your grades online!  Midterms will be coming out soon and you need to make sure you are not missing any assignments.  I will have all grades updated by tomorrow morning!  Sept. 2.  Have a wonderful weekend!!  READ SOMETHING GOOD!

Week of Aug 21-25
Due Date: 8/27/2017
Subject: Science

Parents and Students:

First of all this is a BIG week for science!!!  Monday is the Solar Eclipse!  We hope to spend a good amount of our science class outside observing this rare occurence.  

As for the rest of the week we will be working on chapter 1 in our books.  We will be learning about observations, qualatative and quantative, as well as how we use our senses to make observations.