Kasperson Week 8

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Happy Wednesday!

I hope you are all doing well! I can’t believe we are almost done with quarter one!

 

Updates: 

REMINDER: Students are welcome to correct any classwork to improve their grade except for bellwork, tests, and quizzes. They can earn ½ a point back for every point corrected. I would HIGHLY recommend this to improve grades!

 

What We are Learning: 

7th Grade: We have been talking about parts of the cell and they will start a fun project! Today I turned the classroom into a “Cell-bucks” as they compared cells and their functions to the many functions within a coffee shop. It was fun!

 

8th Grade: Students have been learning about non-Mendelian traits and put it into practice with their Monster Lab. Next week they will be discussing ethics and genetics. 

 

Psychology: Students have begun learning about the nervous system and brain scans. Next week they will learn more about the parts of the brain and their functions. 

 

Forensics: Students have been learning about interviewing suspects and sketching potential suspects. Next week they will learn about physical evidence and how it is collected. 

 

Inspiring Quote:  

“Life itself is grace.” -Lisa Harper

 

What Has Mrs. Kasperson Been Up To? 

Each week I will share a quick video of what I have been up to besides teaching/prepping! I hope it inspires everyone to take some breaks, get away from the screens, and do what fuels YOU! If you need any suggestions, you can steal any of my ideas. 🙂 

Here’s the list so far:

  • Cook 
  • Play an instrument
  • Eat some frozen yogurt and watch the sunset!
  • Go for a walk
  • Do a workout! (Youtube is a great place to start!)
  • Play basketball
  • Bike Ride