Welcome to Mrs. Hutt's Science Class!Students are required to take 20 credits of science to graduate high school in CVUSD. Buena Vista offers Biology and Earth Science (2 semesters each).All science classes use a spiral-bound notebook where work will be completed and credits can be tracked.To receive 5 credits in all science classes students are to complete the quarter with a passing grade (70% or higher).Assignments/tests can always be made up/retaken/corrected to raise the score.There will be a Make-Up Session available to students one day a week after school (1:06-2:00 pm) for extra help or to make up missing work. The day will vary each week but will be posted on the classroom whiteboard at all times.QUARTER 313 hours of Homework due this quarterStudents should complete 2 hours of homework each weekAll missing assignments & homework must be turned in by Friday, March 13, 2020 (last day of Q3)Contact me with any questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
Quarter 3 Homework:
Students are assigned 13 hours of homework for Quarter 3. They are expected to complete 2 hours/week.
Options for Homework are:
1. Attend a make up session with Mrs. Hutt. There is one scheduled each week, check the whiteboard in the classroom for the next session. (1 hr)
2. Answering questions: Answer a question (a) from the Parking Lot in the classroom (b) choose a question that was written as part of your lessons and/or (c) a science question that you have (topic needs to be Biology- or Earth Science-related, depending on your class).
-- answer in a 5-sentence paragraph and list the 2 sources that you used (1 hour)
-- expand to a 1-page research paper, again citing at least 2 sources (5 hours). This can also be done in the form of a poster, web page,
powerpoint slides, or another form of your choosing. But it should have the same amount of information.
3. Vocabulary page: (1 hour)
You will do an vocabulary page about an assignment or topic you already did in class. Choose 4 words or ideas from the assignment and do
a vocabulary page about them.
a. Divide your paper into four sections. Title should include the chapter and section you are referring to.
b. In each section, draw a picture or a diagram about a word or idea from the assignment. You must add color.
c. In each section write a sentence: either a definition of the word or an explanation of the idea.
4. Plant Journal (1 hour)
If you are growing a plant at school, you may write a 5-sentence paragraph once a week about what your plant is doing.