New notes and activities for the second trimester. If you want the archived notes please email me at email@example.com
12.09.2019 – Monday –
I. Math: Ratios and Percents – Unit 3 –
a. Warm – up / Class work – A brief practice sheet converting ratios to percents. Reminder: A calculator is required for this class.
b. Notes: We had some notes on visualizing rate and time using graphs and interpreting graphs of rate and time with a story. Students have to interpret rate graphs in science and math.
c. Homework: Be sure unit three, lesson eight is complete for class tomorrow. There are several tie-ins between the current math lessons on ratio and rate and the science unit on Punnett Squares and genetics.
II. Science: Unit Two – Punnett Squares and genetics.
a. Current Events: CNN – 10 Today. One note on the story on the US entering World War II (We study radioactivity this year and the tie-in with science was the history behind the events that led to the experiments with radioactive isotopes.)
b. One note on the use of satellites to indicate forest fires. (Science tie-ins with forest health as well as the program NASA – Eyes on the Earth - )
c. ACTIVITY: We did a genetic survey of the class (22 students) and made a Punnett Square on “Taco Tongue.” The ability to roll the tongue is a dominant trait in humans.
d. FOCUS: Genotype vs. Phenotype and dominant and recessive genes.
e. Homework: Text – Pages 12,13, and 14.