6th Grade 2nd Semester Bellwork
Monday (5/18): In a job, what do they look for when hiring?
Tuesday (5/19): Why is it important to learn about puberty?
Wednesday (5/20): Career Day
Thursday (5/21): Why is it important to establish ground rules?
Friday (5/22): What is all the new information that you learned yesterday when we covered puberty?
Monday (5/06): Today we are creating an alien family, what are some traits that aliens have?
Tuesday (5/07): In your own words, define what a trait is.
Wednesday (5/08): Explain what are punnett squares used for and why are they important?
Thursday (5/09): No Bellwork
Friday (5/10): What is needed to be known for the genetics test?
Monday (4/29): If both parents are heterozygous for brown eyes, what is the percentage that there will be a child with blue eyes? Also show the punnett square.
Tuesday (4/30): What is the difference between dominant and recessive?
Wednesday (5/01): Who is Gregor Mendel and what did he discover?
Thursday (5/02): What is the difference between sexual and asexual reproduction?
Friday (5/03): How are a species of salamanders able to be all female?
Monday (4/22): How is it possible for a child to have a different eye color than their parents?
Tuesday (4/23): Block Schedule
Wednesday (4/24): Summarize in 2 sentences one of the reading articles from yesterday.
Thursday (4/25): What is the differrence between a genotype and a phenotype.
Friday (4/26): What is the difference between homozygous and heterozygous?
Monday (4/15): If an animal is in danger, how would it respond?
Tuesday (4/16): If an animal is in danger, how would it respond?
Wednesday (4/17): What is the function of your receptor?
Thursday (4/18): In you own words, define 2 of your favorite receptors?
Friday (4/19): In you own words, define 2 of your favorite receptors?
Monday (4/08): How do you think people can have blue eyes even when both their parents have brown eyes?
Tuesday (4/09): What traits do you think you get and not get from your parents?
Wednesday (4/10): What must a wolf and a zebra do to survive?
Thursday (4/11): In order for zebras to be successful, what must they do?
Friday (4/12): Explain how the sense of sight and smell may have skewed your sense of taste yesterday?
Monday (3/25): What should you do when you are sick?
Tuesday (3/26): Why are the 4 vital functions needed for life?
Wednesday (3/27): Why is it important to educate people on how to be healthy?
Thursday (3/28): What are 2 health tips you can tell 5th graders in order to improve their health?
Friday (3/29): If you could, where would you travel and why for spring break?
Monday (3/18): List two body systems and describe what they do.
Tuesday (3/19): Your body has natural defenses, but what can you do to stay healthy?
Wednesday (3/20): Why do you think it is important to get the flu shot?
Thursday (3/21): How can immunization protect the larger community?
Friday (3/22): What is a doctor's role in the community?
Monday (3/11): What are some differences between plant and animal cells?
Tuesday (3/12): What are some differences between plant and animal cells?
Wednesday (3/13): What is an analogy?
Thursday (3/14): Why is it important to know what is inside the cell?
Friday (3/15): Why is learning how to work with a partner/group an important skill to have?
Monday (3/04): What parts are inside a cell?
Tuesday (3/05): How does a cell use its organelles to survive?
Wednesday (3/06): Explain the function of 2 of the organelles inside a cell.
Thursday (3/07): What are 2 comparisons you can create for 2 organelles?
Friday (3/08): What are MacArthur expectations when it comes to binders?
Monday (2/25): How does size determine if something is living or not?
Tuesday (2/26): What do microorganisms look like?
Wednesday (2/27): Why are microscopes an important tool in science?
Thursday (2/28): How do you use a microscope to see objects?
Friday (3/01): Based on the reading, what is the difference between cells and tissues?
Monday (2/18): No School
Tuesday (2/19): What are microorganisms? How small are they?
Wednesday (2/20): Using the cards, describe the difference between the 4 types of microorganisms.
Thursday (2/21): What makes something living vs non-living?
Friday (2/22): No School
Monday (2/11): No School
Tuesday (2/12): What are signs that your body is ill (sick)?
Wednesday (2/13): From what you researched yesterday, descrive one of the illnesses.
Thursday (2/14): Draw a picture of how the illness affects the body system.
Friday (2/15): What is a sign that you have an infection? How do you treat it?
Monday (2/04): What do you notice about your body when you are playing a game in P.E.?
Tuesday (2/05): How do you know you are sick or injured?
Wednesday (2/06): How does the system you researched work?
Thursday (2/07): List 3 of the fun facts you found within your body system.
Friday (2/08): What are at least 2 things you learned from a different body system?
Monday (1/28): What are the consequences of the increasing Earth's temperature?
Tuesday (1/29): How would you come up with a plan to change our impact on the environemnt by decreasing our greenhouse gas emissions?
Wednesday (1/30): What is your plan you are proposing in your essay?
Thursday (1/31): How will your plan reduce climare change and what evidence do you have to prove that it will work?
Friday (2/01): Explain the greenhouse effect.
Monday (1/21): No School
Tuesday (1/22): Of the resources talked about last week, which one do you think would have a bigger impact on you if it was affected by increased temperatures?
Wednesday (1/23): Do you think we as a school or as a city or as a society are doing enough to mitigate climate change?
Thursday (1/24): Block 1,2,5: How might extreme heat days and nights affect living things?
Friday (1/25): Block 4,6: How might extreme heat days and nights affect living things?
Monday (1/14): Summarize what you learned from the lab on Friday?
Tuesday (1/15): How can the past events in nature inform our future events?
Wednesday (1/16): How is the current climate difference than the past?
Thursday (1/17): Why is it important for us to understand carbon?
Friday (1/18): What effect do you think the increase in global temperatures will have on Santa Ana and the people that live here?
Monday (1/07): Write a sentence about what was your favorite thing you did during winter break?
Tuesday (1/08): What comes to mind when you think about the term cimate or climate change?
Wednesday (1/09): Do you think you contribute to climate change? If so, how? If not, explain why?
Thursday (1/10): What is the difference between weather and climate?
Friday (1/11): What do you know about carbon dioxide and temperature?