Science – Week of December 11th

Monday/Tuesday:  We will complete our exploration of the Circulatory System, then assess our knowledge of the Respiratory and Circulatory Systems.

HOMEWORK due on Wednesday/Thursday, that was assigned on Friday:  Parents, it’s your turn to work.  Your students have been given a Parent IAN Review for you to complete.  Your student is expected to sit down with you and show/explain their Science InterActive Notebook (IAN) to you.  There are some sentence starters you may use to complete this assignment.  Feel free to use the back of the page, or even type out your response if you would like.  Your students have been working very hard in my class, as you will see, and I hope they are proud of what they have been learning.

Wednesday/Thursday:  Students will create a comic strip to demonstrate their knowledge of the Lymphatic/Immune System.  We will then begin reviewing for our Middle of the Year (MOY) Assessment to be given during Finals Week.

Friday:  MOY Review.

Science – Week of December 11th

Monday/Tuesday: We will complete our exploration of the Circulatory System, then assess our knowledge of the Respiratory and Circulatory Systems.

HOMEWORK due on Wednesday/Thursday, that was assigned on Friday: Parents, it’s your turn to work. Your students have been given a Parent IAN Review for you to complete. Your student is expected to sit down with you and show/explain their Science InterActive Notebook (IAN) to you. There are some sentence starters you may use to complete this assignment. Feel free to use the back of the page, or even type out your response if you would like. Your students have been working very hard in my class, as you will see, and I hope they are proud of what they have been learning.

Wednesday/Thursday: Students will create a comic strip to demonstrate their knowledge of the Lymphatic/Immune System. We will then begin reviewing for our Middle of the Year (MOY) Assessment to be given during Finals Week.

Friday: MOY Review.

Science Request

Hello Parents,

In preparation for our Rat Dissection Lab taking place on January 8th/9th, we are in need of 200 Nitrile Disposable Gloves.  If you are able to donate a box of 50, available at Kroger’s or on-line, please e-mail me at kcoffma1@houstonisd.org.  You may send them with your student before December 21st to give to Ms. Coffman Fujiwara.  Thank you in advance!

Science – Week of December 4th

I hope you got a chance to see the Supermoon either last night or this morning.  If not, we will have two chances in January when we experience two full moons, meaning the one in late January will be referred to as a “blue moon.”

Monday/Tuesday:  We will complete our information on the Excretory System, then take a quiz on the Nervous, Integumentary, Excretory, Digestive, Skeletal, and Muscular systems.

Homework that was assigned last Friday that is due this Friday, 12/8:

READ and answer ALL questions on pages #444-#451 AND #454-#455.

Wednesday-Friday: Students will explore the Respiratory and Circulatory systems.

REMINDER:  Students who qualified for Honor Roll are listed on the 7C Bulletin Board.  They will have a celebration during Team Time on Wednesday.  Chick-fil-A biscuits will be provided.

Honor Roll Celebration for Cycle 2

In honor of our Cycle 2 Student Scholars, Mrs. Courtney has secured a donation from Chick-Fil-A for each student to receive a chicken biscuit.  We have funds remaining from last time for bottled water.  Our celebration will take place on Wednesday, DECEMBER 6th during Team Time.    We are in need of 1-2 parent volunteers to meet Mrs. Courtney in the front office on the 6th at 9:30am.  Parents will need to stay to work the table in the C-House Commons distributing the biscuits and bottled water.  We should be finished cleaning up by 10am.  Please e-mail Ms. Coffman Fujiwara at kcoffma1@houstonisd.org if you can help.  Thank you in advance!!

Science – Week of November 27th

Welcome back!

Monday/Tuesday:  students will begin exploring the Nervous and Integumentary systems.

Homework due on Friday:  READ and answer ALL questions on pages #452-453 AND #464-#468.

Wednesday/Thursday:  we will continue with the Nervous and Integumentary systems.  Time permitting, the Excretory system will be introduced.

Friday:  review homework and continue with the Excretory system.

Science – Week of November 13th

A new grading cycle means a fresh start!  Students are encouraged to stay on top of their assignments throughout the grading cycle.  There are entirely too many late and/or missing assignments across the board in our classes.  If you are struggling with time management or organizational skills, please reach out to one of your teachers for help.  We try to model these skills by being prepared for you each day!

Monday/Tuesday:  Students will experience the interdependence of the skeletal and muscular systems by dissecting a chicken wing.

Homework that was assigned on Friday, due on Wednesday/Thursday:  Read and answer all questions on #460-#463 and #438-#441.

Wednesday/Thursday:  We will explore the Digestive System through various hands-on activities.

Friday:  Knowledge of the Skeletal, Muscular, and Digestive Systems will be assessed on a quiz.