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VACATION HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS for

Ms. Robin JARCHOW

PRE-ALGEBRA

- Read 4-1 Understanding Slope p. 117-119
- Complete worksheet 4-1
- Do Homework Exercises p.119 (1-20) all


LIFE SCIENCE

In chapter 4 – The Cell in Action, you were introduced to photosynthesis in section 2 and the cell cycle and mitosis in section 3. Choose one of the topics below and write a 2-3 page essay. You may print (legibly, please!) or type it. Type should be 12 font and double-spaced. Be sure to include your sources at the end of your report.

It is due upon your return to class on January 10, 2017.

1) Plants are sometimes called the “lungs of the Earth.” Research the role that rain forests play as Earth’s “lungs” and explain the contributions rain forests make to the health of the planet.

2) Research and explain the role of mitosis in cancer. Your report should include information about various cancer treatments, such as radiation, chemotherapy, and surgery.