Update 5/28/2020
Happy Thursday!
Unfortunately Mrs. B can not make the zoom meeting. My internet will be out and I have one to no bars of signal at my house.  However we will still play gimkit!!

Watch the video below for review:
Amoeba Sisters Natural Selection

Then play Gimkit! I have it open until sunday! I will post who wins next week!! And yes I am playing too! Here is the link below and good luck!! 

Gimkit link for Evolution Review

Miss you guys!
Mrs. B

Update 5/27/2020
Hello!! Happy Wednesday!

We will start by review evolution today! There are three videos from flocabulary that are listed below! Watch them the proceed to the peppered moth game also linked!

Flocabulary Video: You will need to be signed in! 
Flocabulary Evolution Video
Flocabulary Fossil Video
Flocabulary Earth's History Video

Peppered Moth Game: start with the reading and end with the game! 

Peppered Moth Reading and Game

Let me know if you have any questions!! Zoom meeting tomorrow at 11:25 am!

See you then!
Mrs. B

Update 5/21/2020
We are thankful for Thursdays. We have a zoom meeting today at 11:25am. Invites were sent out via email and on google classroom stream. 

Again this isn't require but would love to see everybody. We will be playing a review game of heredity. If you can not attend is here is the review items you can work on today. 

There is a review activity on heredity on flocabulary. It is assigned to you. So login to flocabulary here Flocabulary login click here At the bottom of the login screen click log in with office 365 and use your school login information. Go to your assignments and it will be called Genes and Heredity. There are multiple activities fo you to do. This is also on Google Classroom. 

If you need any help let me know! 

Stay safe!

Mrs. Betancourt 

Update 5/20/2020
Happy Wednesday!!

I hope you are having a good week! Does anybody have plans for the Memorial Day weekend? My Ruby is turning 1 this week!! She is growing up to fast. She also kind of looks like me but also her dad. Ever wonder how that happens? WELL today we will review it!! Heredity and Genetic play a role in a lot of different aspect of the human looks and operations. 

Review this power point - Genetic and Heredity Presentation - (I did not make this- it can also be found here Mrs. Hamilton Webpage . This website has lots of review if you want to dive into it.)

Work on the punnet squares at the end of the presentation and email me what result you calculated! This will also be on Google Classroom.

We will have a zoom meeting tomorrow if you would like to join. I will send out email with invitation tomorrow!

Miss y'all dearly!!
Mrs. B

Update 5/14/2020

Hey hey! 
Today we have a zoom meeting at 11:25am. Invite was sent out via email and it is also located on google classroom. 

If you can't make it that is quite alright! 

Today's review assignment is the following:

We are watching the amoeba sisters:

Watch Amoeba Sisters on DNA Here

Then you can crack the DNA code through this online game:

DNA Cracking the Code Game Link

Please let me know if you have any questions! 

Stay safe,

Mrs. B 

Update 5/13/2020

Hello! Happy Wednesday!
We are going to review DNA today with a Brainpop video! Make sure you do all the activities that are included to get the full review. Tomorrow we will have a zoom meeting to play a review game, answer any questions you have, and go over a few details.  Please let me know if you have any questions! 

Brainpop Links:
1st period Brainpop Assignment
2nd Period Brainpop Assignment
5th period Brainpop Assignment
6th period Brainpop Assignment

Also, all this is available on google classroom and on my webpage. If you would like to retake any test, quiz or assignment email what you would like to do. You can improve your overall grade the rest of the year. 

Miss you all! 
Mrs. B 

Update 5/6/2020
Hey Hey!

We are going to finish up cells with the rest of the cellular process! Photosynthesis and Cellular respiration. 

Shout out to Mr. Grupp for making this amazing powerpoint Cell Processes Powerpoint. It is a review of all the processes and include awesome virtual labs at the end. Go through this power point and click on the labs to watch and participate! 

Hope you are safe and doing well! 

With love, 
Mrs. B 

Update 4/30/2020
Hello All!! 

Today we have our weekly zoom meeting at 11:25 am. This is not required but we will be doing a quizizz and going over osmosis and diffusion. The invitation was sent out in email and is also located in google classroom

If you can not attend that is alright!! The review assignment is a brainpop on Diffusion! This is part 2 review of cell transport! Here are the links for each class period (also located in google classroom):

1st https://www.brainpop.com/dashboard/assignments/2b9cf68ffcee89e3/periods/b78c3aa0e5aa0b7c

2nd https://www.brainpop.com/dashboard/assignments/2b9cf68ffcee89e3/periods/deeebabcab6e5e79

5th https://www.brainpop.com/dashboard/assignments/2b9cf68ffcee89e3/periods/575dd65f9c3bd07d

6th https://www.brainpop.com/dashboard/assignments/2b9cf68ffcee89e3/periods/479a6a260aa404a5

I hope the rest of your week is great! 

Stay safe,

Mrs. B 

Update 4/29/2020
Happy Wednesday!! 

Thank goodness for some sunshine! I hope everybody is doing well!! I miss you all! 
For today we are going to review passive transport. 

Today will be part one of passive transport. This is how particles move across the cell membrane with no energy required (what it's called "passive"). We will do a brain-pop today and have zoom meeting tomorrow, Thursday 4/30 at 11:25am. Below are the links for each class period! Please let me know if you have any questions!

1st: https://www.brainpop.com/dashboard/assignments/098d66e54c57ee74/periods/b78c3aa0e5aa0b7c
2nd: https://www.brainpop.com/dashboard/assignments/098d66e54c57ee74/periods/deeebabcab6e5e79
5th: https://www.brainpop.com/dashboard/assignments/098d66e54c57ee74/periods/575dd65f9c3bd07d
6th: https://www.brainpop.com/dashboard/assignments/098d66e54c57ee74/periods/479a6a260aa404a5

Update 4/23/2020
There was a zoom meeting invite sent out via email to parents and students for today. It is also available on google classroom. This is not required! If you have questions or just want to say hello hop on at 11:25am.

It Amoeba sister time!!! I know y'all love them! So watch the video that is linked then follow up by playing the game that is also linked below! Let me know if you have any questions! 

Amoeba sister video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zrKdz93WlVk

Mitosis Game: https://biomanbio.com/HTML5GamesandLabs/Genegames/mitosismoverpage.html

**Reminder you can turn in missing work and redo any assignment, test or quiz! 

Stay safe and with love,
Mrs. B 

Update 4/22/2020


Happy Wednesday! I hope you had a restful weekend and started your week off great. Today, we are going to start reviewing Mitosis. There is a brainpop video available with a quiz, reading, and vocabulary. Work on this during our Science class time. Tomorrow we will have a zoom meeting to go over any questions you might have about it (or just to say hello). You can log on and find the assignments in your dashboard but if not here are the links for the following classes:

1st: https://www.brainpop.com/dashboard/assignments/173966fad4a2b4cd/periods/b78c3aa0e5aa0b7c

2nd: https://www.brainpop.com/dashboard/assignments/173966fad4a2b4cd/periods/deeebabcab6e5e79

5th: https://www.brainpop.com/dashboard/assignments/173966fad4a2b4cd/periods/575dd65f9c3bd07d

6th: https://www.brainpop.com/dashboard/assignments/173966fad4a2b4cd/periods/479a6a260aa404a5

Remember, your login information is your school id followed by @pwcs-edu.org then the password is the one you use to log on computers with. You will need to sign on through Clever.

Also, as a reminder students can be making up any missed work and redoing test and assignment. Please feel free to reach out with any questions you have about this. 

I hope you are staying safe and well!

Mrs. Betancourt

Update 4/16/2020
Today we will review cell theory. Below is a link to a video that you can watch. If you feel like you have a great understanding of the Cell theory and its contributors you can move on to the individual quizizz that is link below the video. You do not need to sign in and will do the solo practice. Once you have completed the cell theory quizizz please let me know if you have any questions!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4OpBylwH9DU - Cell theory Video
https://quizizz.com/admin/quiz/583d8fb488fa71303b831a1d/cell-theory - Quizizz (solo practice)

Update 4/15/2020
Hello everybody! I hope your spring break was relaxing!

We will be doing a zoom meeting tomorrow 4/16 at 11:25am. I will send out an invite code as well as post it on google classroom. This is not required. I will briefly review items that you will be working on that day. I will do my best to record and post on google classroom. Please let me know if you have any questions. 

Today you can work on a brainpop video on cell structures. Find you class below and login with office 365 or clever. 
1st- https://www.brainpop.com/dashboard/assignments/d6103ab1972fffd0/periods/b78c3aa0e5aa0b7c
2nd- https://www.brainpop.com/dashboard/assignments/d6103ab1972fffd0/periods/deeebabcab6e5e79

During this time you can also work on previous classwork. Any missing assignments, assignment or test you would like to retake can be done at this time. Please let me know if you have any questions. Hope to see you tomorrow! 

Mrs. B 

Update 3/30/2020
Happy Monday!!!

Below is a short powerpoint (with sound) that goes through the organelles of the cell. Follow through the slides (they automatically run) then read through the "Cell City" attached. Match the organelle with the city job listed. 

Powerpoint - https://www.wisc-online.com/learn/natural-science/life-science/ap11604/identifying-eukaryotic-animal-cell-organelles

Cell city match - https://www.biologycorner.com/worksheets/cell-analogy.html

This is all in our google classroom and has an easier way of answering if you have access. Just a reminder you can download google classroom to your cell phone, tablet, or use on your computer. 

Also here is the cell city for the people who want to have a good time with organelles! 


Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns. I miss y'all!! Stay safe and away from people who are not your family! 

Mrs. B 

Update 3/24/2020

Happy Tuesday! 

I miss everybody dearly! If looking for some educational games below is a link to a game that reviews cell organelles and their function. It is also posted in the files and document page of my website and in google classroom. 


Again, please email me with whatever question you might have or even if you are bored!!

Miss you! 
Mrs. B

Update 3/22/2020

Hello All!!! 

First off I miss all of you! Secondly, I hope you have had a good week off and staying safe and clean.

We have been using Google Classroom in class and will continue to use that during this time. You can use Google Classroom on a computer, tablet, or smartphone. If you have forgotten your login please email me. We had work that need to be completed the last week we were together 3/9-3/13. You can continue to work on those items. I will post some review activities and reading for the next unit if you would like to get ahead. 

I will post some work in my files and documents on my page as well. 

Please feel free to email with any questions or concerns. Please continue to wash those hand and practice social distancing!! 

Can't wait to see you again and stay safe!

Mrs. B

Here is a list we of what we have covered since the beginning of school if you want to do your own review.

1.Science Problem-Solving
2. Life Processes & Cellular Organization 
3. Cell Structure & Function
4. Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration 
5. Cell Growth & Reproduction
6. DNA & Heredity 
7. Evolution & Genetic Variation 
8. Classification of Living Things
9. Energy Flow & Cycling of Matter (was finishing up but did not test)

Next Topic:
10. Populations & Communities