Thursday, October 5, 2017

Videos and questions

Watch these videos and answer the questions in your notebook after the video:

Click her for Specialized Cells by the Amoeba Sisters
Questions:

  1.  Do all cells look the same? Why or Why not?
  2. What is the function of the plant epidermal cell? Why are they specialized?
  3. What do guard cells do for a plant?
  4. How does the structure (the shape of) a red blood cell help with its function?
  5. Why do white blood cells not really have a shape?
  6. What are the different types of muscle cells?
  7. Neurons are able to carry signals long distances and quickly, why would this be important?

Questions:
  1. What does DNA stand for?
  2. Why are proteins called the building blocks of life?
  3. What does DNA tell proteins to do?
  4. Where does DNA live?
  5. Where do Amino Acids live?
  6. What do we call the partial copies of DNA?
  7. What do we call the "protein building machine" of the cell?
  8. So, what is DNA?

Friday, September 1, 2017

WELCOME to SCIENCE!!

Welcome to the new school year! My name is Mr. Nelson and I am your teacher. To contact me, the best way is to sign up for Remind. Instructions on how to sign up for that are found here. You can also contact me by email at stnelson@psd1.org. Check back here regularly for new class information.