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Unit 3 Daily Journal Topics
Journal Topics may vary slightly depending on your teacher!

Mr. G's Life Science Journals:

#1 - 10/20 - How do you know if something is alive?  Are these alive: fire? a river? a pumpkin? electricity?  How do you know?

#2 - 10/23 - What is life? Read all of page 10.  1. List the 4 characteristics of life. 2. Summarize "Needs of Life".

#3 10/24 - Using page 22, choose to sketch either a plant or animal cell.  Sketch the cell and its parts in your journal. Label the parts.

#4 10/25 - Cell Theory: Read all of page 13.  Summarize and list the three concepts of cell theory.  Explain what these concepts mean. 

#5 10/26 - Read "Louis Pasteur" on page 14 and "The Source of Bacteria" on pages 14-15.  Also, read the diagram on page 15.  Summarize.

#6 10/31 - Read "Structures That Process Information" and "Organelles That Provide Energy" on page 23.  Write a summary that includes the functions of the nucleus, ribosomes, chloroplasts, and mitochondria.

#7 11/1 - Read "Organelles That Process and Transport" on pages 23-24.  Write a summary that includes the functions of endoplasmic reticulum, vesicles, and the golgi apparatus.

#8 11/2 - Read "Organelles for Storage, Recycling, and Waste on page 24.  Write a summary that includes the functions of vacuoles and lysosomes.  Explain how vacuoles and lysosomes are similar and different.

#9 and #10 11/8- DOUBLE Video Journal - Inside Look at the Flu: Take notes paying attention to the virus event time-line.