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8th Grade Life Science

Week 14

 Date Objective/ Procedure Handouts/ Labs Homework
12/3

Shapes of  Bacteria-1

1. Make observations about bacterial growth in Petri dishes

2. Identify bacteria by using a dichotomous key that describes bacteria shape and other characteristics

3. Observe bacteria under the microscope and distinguish between staph, cocci, and bacilli and describe the shapes in science journal

NJCCCS 5.1  & 5.5 

12. Shapes of Bacteria

22. Bacteria: Content Mastery Overview / Directed Reading Section 1/ Fungi Reinforcement

 

Read Text Ch. 7: p.186-201

22. Bacteria: Content Mastery Overview / Directed Reading Section 1/ Fungi Reinforcement

12/4

Shapes of  Bacteria-2

1. Make observations about bacterial growth in Petri dishes

2. Identify bacteria by using a dichotomous key that describes bacteria shape and other characteristics

3. Go over: 22. Bacteria: Content Mastery Overview / Directed Reading Section 1/ Fungi Reinforcement to review for the quiz

NJCCCS 5.1  & 5.5 

 

Quiz Wednesday on Bacteria: shapes- naming, characteristics, harmful, beneficial aspects, how they reproduce
12/5

Bacteria Quiz

1. Make observations about bacterial growth in Petri dishes and compare the growth of the bacteria from the other plates inoculated from different locations

2. Demonstrate knowledge of bacteria on a quiz: shapes-naming, characteristics, harmful, beneficial aspects, how they reproduce

3. Read text p. 224-231 Fungi and fill out an outline: 23. Fungi

23. Fungi/ Explore the House Activity

 

12/6

Explore the House

1. Go to Diversity of Life Website- multimedia- explore

username: wtbscience
password: bloomingdale


2.Locate microbes in the different areas of the house, write descriptions, and identify their harmful aspects

3. Visit websites: Microorganisms for Kids, Food Dectective, National Geographic Bacteria to learn more about bacteria around us

NJCCCS 5.1  & 5.5

  

Finish Explore the House Activity

12/7

Kingdom Fungi

1. Watch Fungi videos to understand how fungus reproduce and grow under optimum conditions :
A. Mushrooms

B. Bread Mold Growth

2. Inoculate bread with fungus spores from the local environment/ Make observations about bacterial growth in Petri dishes

3. Introduce the characteristics of the Kingdom Fungi by filling out an outline: 23. Fungi

NJCCCS 5.1  & 5.5

13 Testing for Fungi Observing Fungi Read text p. 224-231 Fungi
Finish Explore the House Activity

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Created by: Corinne De Keukelaere
Email: cdekeukelaere@bloomingdaleschools.org
                               Last Updated: Monday December 03, 2012 06:01 PM -0500