Rudyard Kipling Elementary School

Moving Forward

Kipling Elementary School is a Chicago Public School educating students from Kindergarten through 8th grade.

Week of 5-22-17

7th Grade 5-25-17 Homework Due 5-26-17  

MS-LS4-4. Construct an explanation based on evidence that describes how genetic variations of traits in a population increase some individuals’ probability of surviving and reproducing in a specific environment.

Ck12.org / The Music of Life You will access ck12.org read, take notes in the body of the text, highlight key details in the text, and answer the questions on notebook paper to turn in Friday morning at the beginning of class.

https://www.ck12.org/earth-science/Adaptation-and-Evolution-of-Populations/rwa/The-Music-of-Life/?referrer=concept_details

  1. How many kingdoms of organisms are there? When were they established in the history of life?

  2. How does one species turn into another?

  3. What is the ultimate biological goal of any organism?

  4. What are genes? What are they made of?

  5. Describe the biodiversity of our planet briefly

 

 

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6th Grade Homework- Reread the information at both links as you improve your notes to prepare for your test on Thursday. Discuss your knowledge concerning air pollution and air quality with your family. 

MS-ESS3-3. Apply scientific principles to design a method for monitoring and minimizing a human impact on the environment.

 

  1. Air Pollution Nat Geo ESS 3-3 -Pollutants in the air aren't always visible and come from many different sources.

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/global-warming/pollution/

Directions - View the video & take notes as you prepare to engage in discussions with your peers.

 

B. See the Best and Worst Places for Breathable Air in the U.S. Nat Geo ESS 3-3
New rankings of air quality in cities show the cleanest air isn't always rural.

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/04/ozone-pollution-city-rankings-particles-Clean-Air-Act/

Directions - View the video & take notes as you prepare to engage in discussions with your peers.