Mrs. Sutherland

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Posted: December 6, 2018

Option 1:

Your task is to research the different Biomes and some of the biotic and abiotic factors in each area.

Choose any 3 of the following Biomes:

Biomes: Desert,  Arctic Tundra, Boreal Forest(Taiga),Temperate Forest, Tropical Rainforest, Grasslands        

Things to focus on:

1) A map showing the locations of your Biomes on planet earth.

2) Climate (Average rainfall/snowfall? Average Temperature? 

3) Major animals/plants found in each biome (at least 5)

4) Adaptations allowing the animal/plant to live in the biomes.

All research on your Biomes will be put together in a project using  PowerPoint and will be presented to the class.

You may work with one partner on this if you wish.


Option 2:

Create a visual representation of one biome (diorama).

Complete steps 1-4 of option 1 for the biome that you selected.

You may work with one partner if you wish.


Due Date -Thursday, December 20

Posted: November 22, 2018

Pick one day over the next week and complete a diary. Write down what you eat for each day. Who are you eating with (family, friends, by myself, etc) and where you ate (in my room, on the couch, at the table, cafeteria, etc). For that same day, write down what you do for physical activity, and also include who you were with and where you did it.

Posted: November 20, 2018

Today in the computer lab you need to finish your missing/wanted poster if it is not completed yet.

When completed, you are going to pick a vertebrate (amphibian, reptile, fish, bird, or mammal) and create an information sheet about it. Information that needs to be on it:

Photo or drawing of the animal selected (1 point)

Common name and scientific name (genus and species, for example Canis lupus familiaris) (2 points)

5 distinguishing features that set your animal apart from others (5 points)

At least one interesting fact or trivia about your animals (2 points)

This will be marked out of 10 points and will be due at the end of the week.

Posted: November 14, 2018

8R observed the behaviours of meal worms. They completed a drawing of their worm and labelled it. Day two saw the groups formulate testable questions with their worms. Some groups had different food for the worms to eat, and another group created an obstacle course for their worm to move through...

Posted: November 14, 2018

Finish your missing/wanted poster of an invertebrate. When completed, you can finish filling in your information sheets on Amphibians and Reptiles.

Posted: November 14, 2018

This week we are finishing up with expressions and equations. Unit test will be Monday, November 19.

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Posted: November 5, 2018

This week we are continuing with patterns and relations, and working on relation->table->graph, and graph->table->relation. Homework is due on Thursday (no school Friday!)

Extra help - Tuesdays during morning options, and Tuesday and Thursday during homework period. Other times are available, upon request.

Re-test - fill out the reassessment form (copies in class) and identify the day/time you want to come in

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Posted: October 30, 2018

Monday - more work on relationships in patterns (section 1.4 in text book)

Tuesday - quiz review

Wednesday - quiz

Thursday - patterns and relations in tables (section 1.5)

Friday - continuing with section 1.5 *Homework due

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Posted: October 22, 2018

Tuesday, Oct 23 - Homework assigned

Thursday, Oct 25 - Mental Math Quiz

Friday, Oct 26 - Homewor due

Use the Animal Diversity Web site to answer your questions


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Added: Wed, Nov 14 2018