Welcome Back!!!!

I am so excited to work with each of you this year in Science 7 (life science).  We will be learning about everything from cells to genetics to animal behavior.  Below is some information about the class

Supplies

  • 3 ring binder (at least a 1-1.5″)
  • index cards
  • highlighters
  • glue
  • scissors
  • pencils
  • colors
  • filler paper
  • 5 subject dividers
  • $5.00 Science Fee (this is used to help us buy supples for labs and activities throughout the school year)

Homework

  • Given on Mondays and due on Thursdays

Classwork

  • This will be graded as a modified portfolio
  • Each week students will work on stations or a project menu

Quizzes

  • Once a week (usually on Fridays)
  • 10-15 questions

Tests

  • Usually 2 times a month
  • Students will receive a study guide

Projects

  • Assigned at the end of each quarter
  • Science Fair project is mandatory (it is worth 2 test grades!!!)

Mrs. Ellis’s Wish List (if you would like to donate extra supplies  🙂 )

  • glue sticks or liquid glue
  • tissues
  • hand sanitizer
  • clorox wipes
  • dry erase markers
  • highlighters
  • index cards
  • latex free gloves
  • colored pencils
  • zip lock baggies (small or large)