Academics

MS COMMUNICATOR

November 15, 2021

October 25, 2021

The MS Family Communicator should be used in conjunction with Schoology and the Source to find out what is going on in each of your child’s classes. It gives you an overview of what happened last week and a preview of what’s coming up next week.

TeacherClassOverview of 10/18-10/22Preview of 10/25-10/29
AlstonScience 6Microbiome Students read, analyzed, and annotated Patient 23 labs and bacteria articles to gather evidence to answer the question “How can fecal transplants cure patients who are ill with harmful bacteria?”Microbiome Unit Wrap Up This week, we will write our final argument for the benefits of fecal transplants. (Relevant lab sheets, class work and assignments are posted daily to the OneNote notebook. Additional information can be found in Schoology.) Monday – Wednesday: Analyzing, discussion, organizing evidence. Thursday – Friday: Drafting and revising final arguments.
AlstonScience 7Plate Motion Unit Introduction Students: • learned how paleontologists study fossils to learn about Earth’s geologic past • explored Earth’s plates using digital models • analyzed patterns at plate boundaries • analyzed earthquake map data • discussed the relationship between Earth’s plates and earthquakes.   (Lessons 1.2 – 1.4)Plate Motion (Relevant lab sheets, class work and assignments are posted daily to the OneNote notebook. Additional information can be found in schoology.) Monday – Wrap Up Ch. 1 Introduction to Earth’s Outer Layer. Tuesday – Friday: Chapter 2 Lessons 2.1 Considering What’s Underneath the Earth, 2.2 “Listening to Earth”, 2.3 Explaining Plate-Mantle Interactions, 2.4 Modeling Plate