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8th Grade Life Science

Week 6

 Date Objective/ Procedure Handouts/ Labs Homework
10/8 No School- Columbus Day

 

 

10/9 Exploring & Classifying Life-2

1. Read Life Science Text p.6-26 to better understand the characteristics of life and the classification systems

2.Complete out line :
12. Notetaking- Ch 1 Exploring & Classifying Life of ch. 1 p. 6-26- Exploring and Classifying Life to organize the information in the reading
NJCCCS 5.1  & 5.5

12. Notetaking- Ch 1 Exploring & Classifying Life
Science Convention

Read Life Science Text p.6-26

12. Notetaking- Ch 1 Exploring & Classifying Life

10/10

Brine Shrimp Alive

1. Make a wet mount of a 3D object and focus in on layers and  then observe the Brine Shrimp under the microscope and describe it's characteristics

2. Observe the Brine Shrimp under the microscope and describe it's characteristics

3.  Measure a Brine Shrimp by estimating how many would fit across the diameter and then dividing the field of view by that number

NJCCCS 5.1  & 5.5

5.Brine Shrimp Alive/ Focal Plane

Virtual Microscope HW- on Edmodo


Studyisland Assignment # 2

10/11

Focal Plane

1. Make a wet mount of a 3D object and focus in on layers.

2. Understand that “Focal Plane” is the horizontal plane as viewed under the microscope that is in focus. Only 1 plane can be in focus at one time.

3.  Science Journal: Explain how to focus a 3D specimen under the microscope when there is many layers on the slide

NJCCCS 5.1  & 5.5

 

Virtual Microscope HW- on Edmodo

Quiz Friday: Parts of Microscope, how to use and handle microscope, magnification, focal plane, field of view, measuring under the microscope

10/12 Microscope Quiz

1.Demonstrate knowledge of the Parts of Microscope, how to use and handle microscope, magnification, focal plane, field of view, measuring under the microscope on an evaluation using Edmodo

2.Take notes on the:
 
7 Levels of Classification

    A. KINGDOM
    B. PHYLUM
    C. CLASS
    D. ORDER
    E. FAMILY
    F. GENUS
    G. SPECIES

3.Go over: p. 12. Notetaking- Ch 1 Exploring & Classifying Life

NJCCCS 5.1  & 5.5

 

Studyisland Assignment # 2

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