Tues Mar 2nd

General Plan:

Today we will: 

  • Continue exploring the Nervous System
  • Please download the 5.3 Excretory System folder and the video clips from the J-Drive Today folder
  • TAKS Writing Test Tomorrow!  You will be testing in the 100 hall; the room assignments will be posted in the halls, cafeteria, in the back of this classroom, and also in my J-drive today folder

 Links and Tasks for today: (save files to your desktop before opening!)      

  1. Discuss TAKS testing tomorrow
  2. Information on Earthquake in Chile 
  3. Excretory System Notes (Prezi from the J-drive)
  4. Please complete the following if you have not already done so (use the Assignments List to see if you have completed your assignments!)
    • Section 15-1 Summary (handout)
    • iN page 38 (use the Prezi to help you)
    • Add the top 11 vocabulary words and definitions from section 15-1 of your textbook to your iN pg 35-37  (Dendrite, Axon, Neuron, Stimulus, Interneuron, Synapse, Sensory neuron, Motor neuron, Nerve impulse, Homeostasis, Glucose)
    • The 3 video clips on the brain and answer the related questions using the online form (or a piece of notebook paper if you don’t have your laptop)
  5. For those who are finished, we will watch Pushing-the-Limits ‘Brainpower’
  6. Something else to explore

 Additional Information:

  • Prezis (you may have trouble viewing these until your flash player is updated, but the versions you have downloaded to your desktop will work with or without an internet connection!)
  • Current Topics Text Materials