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Welcome to Mrs. Smith's 7th Grade Science Website!


We are having a great year in Science! Please explore my website and become familiar with the tools that are accessible to parents and students.
 
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**Contact Information**
Conference Period- 11:40 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. (5th period)
Email: phyllissmith@tomballisd.net
School Phone: 281-357-3030 Ex. 1250

Feel free to contact me by telephone during my conference time or anytime by email with questions or concerns. I will return all phone calls and emailed messages within 24 hours unless I am absent. I also recommend subscribing to my website to stay updated with upcoming assignments and important information.



**2017-2018 Classroom Wish List**
Donations of the following items are always welcome and greatly appreciated throughout the year.
1. map pencils
2. pencils
3. tissues
4. paper towels
5. wide ruled notebook paper
 

Classes

Recent Posts

Open Note Science Test on Wednesday, 5/8/18

Open Note - Water and Weathering, Erosion and Deposition Test - Wed. 5/8
Handouts that can be used on the test - 
* Water Vocabulary and Weathering, Erosion and Deposition Vocabulary
* Journal pages 48 - 52
Extra Credit - Make 25 flashcards or on Google Slides (15) Water Vocabulary words, (10) Weathering, Erosion and Deposition words earn 5 points extra credit on the test. Flashcards must be turned in Wednesday, before you take the test.
*** See the Journal Handouts section on my webpage for vocabulary lists and the handouts for these units.

Science Test on Friday, 4/27/18

Reproduction and Genetics Test - Friday, 4/27
Study - 
* Genetics Vocabulary (15 words)
* Journal pages 36 - 47
Extra Credit - Make 15 flashcards (10) Genetics Vocabulary Part I words, (5) Genetics Vocabulary Part II words earn 5 points extra credit on the test. Flashcards must be turned in Friday, before you take the test.
*** See the Journal Handouts section on my webpage for vocabulary lists and some of the notes and handouts

Science Quiz on Friday - 4/20/18

Reproduction and Genetics Quiz on Friday
Study
* Reproduction Chart (J - pg. 36)
* Asexual Reading Summary (J - pg. 40)
* Genetics Vocabulary (Warm-Ups Week 10)
* Genetics Notes (J - pg. 42)
* See Journal Handouts section of my web page for handouts and vocabulary

Science Test on Friday, 4/6/18

Classification, Dichotomous Keys and Adaptations Test - Friday, 4/6
Study - 
* Classification Vocabulary
* Natural Selection and Adaptation Vocabulary
* Journal pages 27 - 35
Extra Credit - Make 21 flashcards (9 Classification Vocabulary words, 12 Natural Selection and Adaptation Vocabulary words) 
earn 5 points extra credit on the test. Flashcards must be turned in Friday, before you take the test.
*** See the Journal Handouts section on my webpage for vocabulary lists and some of the handouts.

Science Quiz on Thursday - 3/29/18

Classification and Dichotomous Keys Quiz on Thursday
Study
* Classification Vocabulary
* Classification Chart (J - pg. 27)
* Classification Notes (J - pg. 29)
* See Journal Handouts section of my web page for handouts and vocabulary

Reminder.........Science Test Tomorrow, 2/27

Energy and Matter in Ecosystems Test - Tuesday, 2/27
Study - 
* Energy Flow in Ecosystems Vocabulary
* Biodiversity and Cycles of Matter Vocabulary
* Journal pages 16 - 22
Extra Credit - Make 17 flashcards (all 12 Biodiversity and Cycles of Matter Vocabulary words, pick 5 Energy Flow in Ecosystems Vocabulary words) 
earn 5 points extra credit on the test. Flashcards must be turned in the day on Tuesday before you take the test.
*** See the Journal Handouts section on my webpage for vocabulary lists and some of the handouts.

Science Test on Tuesday, 2/27/18

Energy and Matter in Ecosystems Test - Tuesday, 2/27
Study - 
* Energy Flow in Ecosystems Vocabulary
* Biodiversity and Cycles of Matter Vocabulary
* Journal pages 16 - 22
Extra Credit - Make 17 flashcards (all 12 Biodiversity and Cycles of Matter Vocabulary words, pick 5 Energy Flow in Ecosystems Vocabulary words) 
earn 5 points extra credit on the test. Flashcards must be turned in the day on Tuesday before you take the test.
*** See my Journal Handouts section on my webpage for vocabulary lists and some of the handouts.

Science Quiz Tomorrow - 2/15/18

Energy Flow in Ecosystems Quiz Tomorrow
Study
* Energy Flow in Ecosystems Vocabulary
* Journal pages 16 - 17
* See Journal Handouts section of my webpage 

New Vocabulary List

Cellular Processes and Energy Vocabulary List has been uploaded to the Journal Handouts page on my website.
Start studying the vocabulary, notes will be added as we complete them in class....
Quiz next Tuesday - 1/30/18
Test next Friday - 2/2/18

Science Quiz Tomorrow - Tuesday, 1/23/18

Homeostasis and Response Quiz Tomorrow
* Study Journal pages 4-6
* Study guide in Journal Handouts section of my webpage