Camp paperwork and second payment were due on Friday— if you have not already turned it in, please do so on Monday. We will not worry about camp groups until the end of April:)
We just finished a comprehensive study of the biogeochemical cycles and are moving on to ecology. This unit will include topics of food web, limiting factors, carrying capacity, population, habitat, symbioisis- building on what was learned in earlier grades.
Our thrice rescheduled junkbox challenge is finally going to happen! We are building on Thursday and Friday of this week— remember each group needs:
*One ½ gallon milk carton, cereal box or oatmeal box, 10 straws, 10 index cards, 5 pipe cleaners, 5 paper clips, *Tape, *Small, round candies (at least 50- mm’s, skittles etc- no peanut products)
*means it would be impossible to complete the task without these items
Homework: finish gizmos for Monday, gather junkbox supplies
Monday, February 27– turn in gizmos (photosynthesis and food chain)- pick new groups- review tests- discuss junkbox challenge- introduction to next unit-
Tuesday, February 28– watch the video- A Legend Returns: The Reintroduction of Wolves to Yellowstone National Park
Wednesday, March 1– finish watching and discussing the video- turn in worksheet from video
Thursday, March 2- Friday, March 3– JUNKBOX CHALLENGE
Last bonus of the third quarter: What animal in Geauga County is overpopulated? What can/should we do about it? Write your answer in a paragraph, citing reference if necessary.