Mr. Hamilton-Irving's Homework Site
Grade 7 Science
Students are working on topic 4 - Niches. Today they were working on questions for topic 4. On Friday they should have those questions finished and be ready to start the reading about the last topic in topic 4 - Barn Owls
Note: Due to lab accomodation, we will begin our Topic 4 review today and do our Owl Pellet Lab on Monday. Next week - Owl Pellet Lab on Monday, Topic 4 test on Wednesday. Three SDL's on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday will be offered of extra help and preparation for the Topic 4 test.
On Friday I will begin teaching a combined topic 5 and topic 6. Items covered will be: The Water Cycle, Pollution In The Environment, Movement of Pollution, The Deadly Links Food Chain Assignment, Succession and Change in an Ecosystem, Primary Succession, Secondary Succession, Biological Control. There is no topic test for topics 5 and 6. After topic 7, they will begin reviewing for their first Unit test, topics 1-7, studying from their two unit review, two topic tests and their Unit 1 Study Guide. All of the materials for these topics is found in the Unit materials available on my homework site. Tuesday October 30th: We are just wrapping up topic 6 and students will begin their review for the Unit Test. Their Unit Test will take place on Wednesday November 7th.
Homework: The Taxonomy, Classification and Dichtomous assignment will be explained to students in class. They will have one week to complete and hand in the assignment, due Friday, November 9th. It is a straight forward classification assignment and can be found on the notes included on my homework site.
We have read through the notes for topics 1, 2 and 3 for Unit 2 - Plants For Food and Fibre. There have been two assignments given class time to complete. Students have been given a plant research project. They have been given classtime and SDL time to work on it. This partner project will be presented in class next Tuesday. We will continue with the notes for Unit 2 and once finished, they will prepare their Unit 2 study guide for a test appoximate 6-7 classes from now.