Mrs. McCallum

Semester 2 2017

Posted: December 5, 2011

Science 9-  Students are finishing up the space unit and we are going to be starting the Ecosystems unit.   ES122-  Student are finishing up their GAIA projects, they are writing up a formal lab report and they will be doing a presentation for the class.  They are also responsible for completing ecopoint assignments which will reflect 25% of their mark.  This assignemt was given to them early on in the course.   Bio112-  They are finishing up the plant unit and we are going to have a test on Wednesday Dec 7 on the Fungi and plant unit.    

Posted: November 25, 2011

Science 9-  Student tested their space probes today.  There were some very inventive ideas!  We will be continuing witht the space unit next week and a test will be coming up...I will tell when on Monday.   ES122-  Biome projects are due today.  They are still working on their GAIA project and Ecopoint challenges.  Lab report sheets were handed out and each group will be responsible for writing a report and doing a presentation of the project.   Bio112-  We are finishing up the Fungi Section and moving into the Plant section next week.  There will be a test after the Plant unit is completed.  

Posted: November 17, 2011

Science 9-  Student had a test on Tuesday, November 15.  They are now working on space probe projects.  They are to bring in material for the project from home.  The materials are meant to be common, inexpensive items that they may have around the house.    ES122- They have several projects on the go.  They are working on a GAIA project that is based out of Fredericton.  They are responsible for all aspect of the project and they will have to write up a formal report and do a presentation about their topic.   They are also working on a biome project.  Each person in the class was given a sheet with all of the instructions to complete the project.  This was given to them approximately two and a half weeks ago.  The project is due next Friday, November 26th.    They have an ecopoint challenge that they should be working on at home and in their free time.  This section is worth 25% of their mark.   Biology 112- They are writing a test today on Prokaryotes and Protists.  The next section we will start on is Fungi.    

Posted: November 10, 2011

Science 9-  There will be a test on the space unit on Tuesday Nov. 15.  We will do a review in class on Monday, but they were told to review their notes over the weekend.   ES122-  They are still working on projects.   Bio 112- They are studying about the group protists, and today they will complete a lab.    

Posted: November 2, 2011

Science 9- Students are taking part in "Take Our Kids to Work".  Their homework was to complete a planet poster using one inner planet and one outer planet to draw and describe 5 points about each planet.  Due Thursday.   ES122- Quiz on Ecosystems today.  They were told they would have a quiz on Monday.  Quiz is based on a crossword we started in class last week and reviewed Monday.   Bio112-Quiz today on classification.  They were told about the quiz Friday.  The quiz is based on several review sheets we completed and reviewed in class.  They are also working on a bacteria poster and lab.  

Posted: October 19, 2011

Science 9-  Test Thursday.  Cells, Mitosis, Reproduction, DNA, Regeneration, Transplants and Cloning   ES 122-  Working on GAIA projects.   Bio 112- Starting Classification Unit.    

Posted: October 18, 2011

Science 9-  Test on Thursday covering cells, mitosis, reproduction, DNA, regeneration, transplants and cloning.  We are doiing review questions in class today and reviewing more tomorrow.   Environmental Science 122-  We are working on a project in class in collaboration with the GAIA project ( a group based out of Fredericton).  For the rest of the semester we will be focusing on regular class work, ecopoints and GAIA project.   Biology 112-  Test today on cell membrane, starting classification tomorrow.    

Posted: October 11, 2011

Science 9 and ES122-  The classes are taking part in a Mobile Energy Center over the next 3 days.  The Center is a project created by the Gaia Project based in Fredericton.  They will be going outside Wednesday and Thursday so they will need a jacket.   Biology 112-  We are looking at the topics of diffusion and osmosis.  They will be completing their dialysis lab in class.    

Posted: October 5, 2011

Science 9- Lifestyle and cancer assignment due tomorrow.   Environmental Science 122-  Started Ecology section   **October 12-14 The mobile energy center will be coming to JMH and my Science 9 and Environmental Science 122 will be taking part.   Biology 112 - Quiz tomorrow on cells    

Posted: September 26, 2011

Science 9-They are working on questions in class on reproduction.   Environmental Science 122- Test on topics we reviewed in class today.   Biology 112-  Learning about cells.