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Week 4

Date Objective/ Procedure Handouts/ Labs Homework
9/24

Is Anything Alive in here?- Day 5

1. Observe and discuss the 5 materials in different environments to determine whether they are living, nonliving or dormant

2. Share the vials of different environments between the lab tables and discuss the differences in science journal

2. Review Life in Different Environments to discuss how the yeast came out of dormancy in a sugar water environment, brine shrimp needed a salt environments and the best environment for the radish seeds was the fresh water environment

NJCCCS 5.1  & 5.5

Diversity of Life Vocabulary-1

 

Reading for week: Life Science Text p.6-26

Studyisland Assignment # 1- Pretest

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9/25

Spontaneous Generation & Biogenesis1

1. Discuss and take notes on Spontaneous Generation and Biogenesis as theories about where life comes from

2. Go over p. 7.Overview: Exploring & Classifying Life/Section 1 & 2 to review the concepts about the characteristics of life

3. Science Journal: Describe Redi's  experiment and how it started to disprove Spontaneous Generation

NJCCCS 5.1  & 5.5

Spontaneous Generation & Biogenesis Notes

Clean out the vials

View Brine Shrimp under microscope

Studyisland Assignment # 1- Pretest

9/26  Spontaneous Generation & Biogenesis-2

1. Discuss and take notes on Spontaneous Generation and Biogenesis as theories about where life comes from

2. Use p.8 Section 2/3 Reinforcement to understand how scientists infer that life began on Earth and how to use the text to research answers
 

3. Science Journal: Describe Pasteur's experiment and how it disproved Spontaneous Generation and proved Biogenesis

NJCCCS 5.1  & 5.5

8. Section 2/3 Reinforcement
 

9. Enrichment Activities: Living or Nonliving/Redi's Experiments

Studyisland Assignment # 1- Pretest
9/27

Spontaneous Generation & Biogenesis-3

1. Discuss and take notes on Spontaneous Generation and Biogenesis as theories about where life comes from

2. Go over p. 8. Section 2/3 Reinforcement o understand how scientists infer that life began on Earth and how to use the text to research answers

3. Science Journal: Explain the difference between Spontaneous Generation and Biogenesis

NJCCCS 5.1  & 5.5

Studyisland Assignment # 1- Pretest
 
9/28

 Living Things Review

1. Go over p. 8. Section 2/3 Reinforcement o understand how scientists infer that life began on Earth and how to use the text to research answers

2. Go over p. 9. Enrichment Activities: Living or Nonliving/Redi's Experiments to understand the theories  of Spontaneous Generation and Biogenesis

3.Play a review game to go over the concepts for the quiz

NJCCCS 5.1  & 5.5

Quiz Monday characteristics of living things/ non living/ dormant, Steps to Scientific Method, Spontaneous Generation, Biogenesis
 

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                               Last Updated: Friday October 05, 2012 07:09 AM -0400