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Welcome to Mr. Kagan's Science Class

Todd.kagan@Austinisd.org
841-8693

 
 
                                                                                     RM # 713
TUTORING
            
Wed 6th period Excel 
                    
 
LATE WORK POLICY
 
 1 Day Late =    10 points off
 2 Days Late =   20 points off                                                                            
 
                               
ONLINE TEXTBOOK                                                                         

On-line Access to the Science Fusion Textbook:

  1. Log into the AISD Poeral
  2. Locate the HMH ThinkCentral icon.
  3. Click the HMH ThinkCentral icon. Enter AISD username and password
  4. Select the Science Fusion textbook.

Optional Book:  Sciencesaurus Student Handbook (ISBN# 978-0-544-05840-8) is another resource that students will have on-line access to. This would be a great supplemental book for at home to prepare for the STAAR exam at the end of 8th grade. 

Link to 1st 6 wks 18  https://drive.google.com/open?id=1WSsXkgne9AT6_DNfQ-D9g2wh6r8ZZJnJ

Link to 2nd 6wks 17  https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B1lf7n333i1PalRGX25hZ3haOG8

Link to 3rd 6wks 18 https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1UocPU9cKy9eexHuOC8Kc29RF3vWaIb8v?usp=sharing 

 Link to Frog Lab https://www.mhhe.com/biosci/genbio/virtual_labs/BL_16/BL_16.html 

 Link to 4th 6wks 19  https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1si8IW7fhtBFO4fQKAL7H8BiFy6KvWliR?usp=sharing

Link to 5th 6wks 18  https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1Q5ad6EwkBG13otcwj7yBicdg2u4QgZ14?usp=sharing

Link to 6th 6wks 18 https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1tq5e5CBh_t4tUCvEroTOAVp4Ox4a67_z?usp=sharing

 

 

From  01/22/19 to 01/25/19
 
Due:  Fri 01/11/19 2 Signatures in Journal  Plagiarism Ltr and Parent-Teacher Ltr  
            Mon 01/14/19 Parent Signature on I-Search Project Packet
            Tue  01/22/19 Kiwi Paragraph due
             Fri  01/25/19  Camo Lab Due      
 
 Lesson Information:  You can use the above links to access current and previous classroom lessons.  In addition, you can access enrichment resources and previous lessons in the files located below. Tue Intro to Camo Lab PPT Selective Breeding Kiwi writing due  Wed Camo Lab Thu Finish Camo Lab Fri Finish Selective Breeding PPT Camo Lab Due  Agendas are graded in my class and each box of the 4 core classes in an agenda check is worth 5 points.  If a teacher has nothing written down for a To Do then a student MUST write in a word or two description of that class's daily activity for the day there was No To Do listed.  An empty box/no information box therefore, is minus 5 points.
Sincerely,
Todd Kagan
 
 

Recent Posts

wk of 01/22/19

From  01/22/19 to 01/25/19
 
Due:  Fri 01/11/19 2 Signatures in Journal  Plagiarism Ltr and Parent-Teacher Ltr  
            Mon 01/14/19 Parent Signature on I-Search Project Packet
            Tue  01/22/19 Kiwi Paragraph due
             Fri  01/25/19  Camo Lab Due      
 
 Lesson Information:  Tue Intro to Camo Lab PPT Selective Breeding Kiwi writing due  Wed Camo Lab Thu Finish Camo Lab Fri Finish Selective Breeding PPT Camo Lab Due  Agendas are graded in my class and each box of the 4 core classes in an agenda check is worth 5 points.  If a teacher has nothing written down for a To Do then a student MUST write in a word or two description of that class's daily activity for the day there was No To Do listed.  An empty box/no information box therefore, is minus 5 points.
Sincerely,
Todd Kagan

wk of 01/14/19

From  01/14/19 to 01/18/19
 
Due:  Fri 01/11/19 2 Signatures in Journal  Plagiarism Ltr and Parent-Teacher Ltr  
            Mon 01/14/19 Parent Signature on I-Search Project Packet
            Fri  01/18/19 Kiwi Paragraph due        
 
 Lesson Information:  Mon Parent Signature on I-Search Project Due Finish Adaptations PPT Tue Intro to Library lesson on how to research how to make a Bibliography How to avoid Plagiarism  Wed Kiwi Activity how to write an Expository Paragraph Thu Adaptation Rotation Lab Fri Start Library for research Kiwi Paragraph Due Agendas are graded in my class and each box of the 4 core classes in an agenda check is worth 5 points.  If a teacher has nothing written down for a To Do then a student MUST write in a word or two description of that class's daily activity for the day there was No To Do listed.  An empty box/no information box therefore, is minus 5 points.
Sincerely,
Todd Kagan
 

wk of 01/07/19

From  01/07/19 to 01/11/19
 
Due:  Fri 01/11/19 2 Signatures in Journal  Plagiarism Ltr and Parent-Teacher Ltr           
 
 Lesson Information:   Mon Set up Spirals Tue Intro to I-Search Projects Wed Examples I-Search Projects and expectations Thu Plagiarism and Citations on I-Search Projects Fri Start Adaptations Journals with 2 signatures due 1 on Plagiarism Ltr 1 on Parent-Teacher Ltr Agendas are graded in my class and each box of the 4 core classes in an agenda check is worth 5 points.  If a teacher has nothing written down for a To Do then a student MUST write in a word or two description of that class's daily activity for the day there was No To Do listed.  An empty box/no information box therefore, is minus 5 points.
Sincerely,
Todd Kagan

Week of 12/10/18

Due: Tue 12/11/18  Chicken Wing Lab
         Thu 12/13/18  6 Week Test
          Fri   12/14/18  Journal Due                     
 
 Lesson Information: Mon Handout/highlight review sheets in Journal Finish Digestive System Tue PPT on Excretory Chicken Wing Lab Due   System Wed Reproductive System Worksheet based on Science Fusion Textbook Reading Thu 6 Week Test Fri Work on Journal Journal Due Start Paper Frog Assignment  Agendas are graded in my class and each box of the 4 core classes in an agenda check is worth 5 points.  If a teacher has nothing written down for a To Do then a student MUST write in a word or two description of that class's daily activity for the day there was No To Do listed.  An empty box/no information box therefore, is minus 5 points.
Sincerely,
Todd Kagan

wk of 11/12/18

Wk of 11/12/18
 Mon Worksheets on Nervous System, Endocrine System Tue Finish PPT on Endocrine System, Work on previous worksheets Wed Circulatory System PPT Thu Finish Circulatory System PPT  Fri  Respiratory System PPT  Agendas are graded in my class and each box of the 4 core classes in an agenda check is worth 5 points.  If a teacher has nothing written down for a To Do then a student MUST write in a word or two description of that class's daily activity for the day there was No To Do listed.  An empty box/no information box therefore, is minus 5 points.
Sincerely,
Todd Kagan

wk of 10/29/18

Due:   Tue 10/30/18  6 Weeks Test
           Tue 10/30/18  Journal due                   
 
 Lesson Information:  Mon Worksheet on Asexual reproduction Tue 6 week test journals due Wed Chromosome Creature Project Thu Chromosome Creature Project  Fri Complete Chromosome Creature Project  start Levels of Organization Agendas are graded in my class and each box of the 4 core classes in an agenda check is worth 5 points.  If a teacher has nothing written down for a To Do then a student MUST write in a word or two description of that class's daily activity for the day there was No To Do listed.  An empty box/no information box therefore, is minus 5 points.
Sincerely,
Todd Kagan

wk of 10/01/18

Due:   Tue 10/02/18  Cell City
             Thu 10/04/18  Cell Test          
 
 Lesson Information:  Mon Finish Cell City Start Cell Model Labeling Tue Cell Microviewer Cell City Due Wed Work on Cell Textbook handout Review for test  Thu Cell Test Fri Photosynthesis PPT Agendas are graded in my class and each box of the 4 core classes in an agenda check is worth 5 points.  If a teacher has nothing written down for a To Do then a student MUST write in a word or two description of that class's daily activity for the day there was No To Do listed.  An empty box/no information box therefore, is minus 5 points.
Sincerely,
Todd Kagan

Update for Mon 09/24/18

There is no school on Monday 09/24/18 due to teacher training.
Sincerely,
Todd Kagan

Assignments Due WK 09/17/18

Due: Tue 09/18/18 Cell Theory Time Line
Fri 09/21/18 Cell City

Sincerely,
Todd Kagan

wk of 09/17/18

Due: Tue 09/18/18 Cell Theory Time Line
Fri 09/21/18 Cell City

Lesson Information:  Mon work on Time Line Tue Time Line due start cell organelles with PPT Wed Finish PPT start Cell City. Thu I am out of class Continue work on Cell City Fri Finish Cell City Agendas are graded in my class and each box of the 4 core classes in an agenda check is worth 5 points. If a teacher has nothing written down for a To Do then a student MUST write in a word or two description of that class's daily activity for the day there was No To Do listed. An empty box/no information box therefore, is minus 5 points.
Sincerely,
Todd Kagan

wk of 09/10/18

Lesson Information:  Mon work on sugar lab graph Tue sugar lab due start cell theory with PPT Wed I am out of class students will watch video on cell parts. Thu Finish cell theory ppt and introduce cell theory project  Fri Continue work on cell theory project Agendas are graded in my class and each box of the 4 core classes in an agenda check is worth 5 points.  If a teacher has nothing written down for a To Do then a student MUST write in a word or two description of that class's daily activity for the day there was No To Do listed.  An empty box/no information box therefore, is minus 5 points.

wk of 09/05/18

Wed 09/05/18 Investigations Work Sheet(w.s.)
Thu 09/06/18 Comparative/Descriptive Lab
Wed Investigations W.S. due Take SLO Test Take Pre-Assessment Quiz BOTH quizzes are NOT for a grade Thu Comparative/Descriptive lab due Start Sugar Density Lab Fri Start Sugar Density Lab Graphing Sheet Agendas are graded in my class and each box of the 4 core classes in an agenda check is worth 5 points. If a teacher has nothing written down for a To Do then a student MUST write in a word or two description of that class's daily activity for the day there was No To Do listed. An empty box/no information box therefore, is minus 5 points.
Sincerely,
Todd Kagan

H.W. Due Wed 09/05/18

Due: Fri 08/31/18 Journal 2 signatures signed by Parent(parent-teacher letter, plagiarism letter)
For the parents of my 6th period Excel class only: Please sign your child's signature
page in their agenda (this is NOT a graded item).
Wed 09/05/18 Investigation Worksheet (w.s.) all students

wk of 08/28/18

Due:  Tue 08/28/18  Safety Cartoon
         Tue 08/28/18  Safety Quiz Given
          Fri  08/31/18  Journal 2 signatures signed by Parent(parent-teacher letter, plagiarism letter) 
 
 Lesson Information:  Tue take lab Safety quiz lab safety cartoon is due on Tue 08/28/18 Wed Types of Investigations power point(ppt) Thu Sugar Density Lab Fri Comparative and Descriptive lab Agendas are graded in my class and each box of the 4 core classes in an agenda check is worth 5 points.  If a teacher has nothing written down for a To Do then a student MUST write in a word or two description of that class's daily activity for the day there was No To Do listed.  An empty box/no information box therefore, is minus 5 points.