Grade 8 Science

Posted on May 15, 2019

Test – Tuesday 5/21/19, (Ch. 11 Lesson 1 – 3)
Review vocabulary, key concepts, and go over lesson 1-3 review questions. 

Ch.11 “Lesson 1-3 Worksheets
Remember to turn in your worksheets for Chapter 11 Sound.

Quiz – Thursday 5/02/19, (Ch. 13, Lesson 1 – 3)
Review vocabulary, key concepts, and go over lesson 1-3 review questions. 

Ch.13 “Lesson 2 & 3 Question Review” changed to Tuesday Friday 04/16/19

Quiz on Tuesday, changed to after Easter Break (Ch. 13, Lesson 1 – 3)
Review vocabulary, key concepts, and go over lesson 1-3 review questions. 

Quiz on Tuesday, 4/02/19 (Ch. 8, Lesson 1 – 3)
Review vocabulary, key concepts, and do lesson review questions for lessons 1 – 3

Lab Work due by Tuesday, 3/26/19

Test on Thursday, 3/14/19 (Ch. 7, Lesson 1 – 3)
Review vocabulary, key concepts, and do lesson review questions for lessons 1 – 3

Science Fair Event – Friday, 02/22/2019
Students – rehearse presentation and review trifold & binder to prep for Science Fair event.

Finalize Science Fair binder & Tri-fold boards
DUE DATE moved to Monday, 02/11/19
 * Worth two Quiz grades (60 points).

Quiz Thursday, 1/17/19 (Ch. 6, Lesson 3-4)
Will cover Thermal Energy and Effects of Heating/Cooling on states of matter.

Notebook Binder, for Science Fair – due Monday, 1/14/2019.
All necessary papers must be inserted, Background Research must be 2-3 pages w/ 5 cited sources.
See checklist given in class, or check Google Classroom for “Notebook Binder Sample”.  Total – 15 points.

Prepare Science Fair Binder  due Monday, 1/7/2019.
For details / instructions, check your packet or click here
Note:
use the updated timeline 2019 that was handed out.

We also launched Mr. An’s “Google classroom” for other posted resources
including Science Fair here 

Quiz next Wednesday, 12/19/18 (Ch. 6, Lesson 1-2)
Will cover L1 “forms of energy” & L2 “matter & energy”.  Do lesson review & review your class notes, worksheets, and read chapter for preparation.

Step 6-7, Science Fair – “Draft Abstract” is due Thursday 12/13/18.
For an example of Abstract, see packet p.16-20 or click here
1) Reminder
: A parent need to sign off your final proposal to get started on experiment.
2) Prepare your Science binder w/ dividers and bring to class next week.
3) Bring self-portrait photo (4×6) on Monday, 12/10/18.  +2 free p.u. points.

 

Quiz next Thursday, 12/06/18 (Ch. 5, Lesson 3)
Will cover Acids & Bases, Ionic bonds and Metallic bonds review.

Step 4-5, Final  Project Proposal  that has been approved is due Friday 11/16/18.
Work on your Science Fair project this holiday weekend.  Do necessary research!
* unless given exception, points are deducted if submitted late (worth quiz grade – 30 points).

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Ch.4 “Lesson 1 & 2″ Question Review due Wednesday 11/07/18
Test on Ch4 Lesson 1-3
on
Thursday 11/08/18
Step 3 “First Draft Proposal” extended due date to Friday 11/09/18

 

Test on Thursday, 10/25/18 (Ch. 3, Lesson 1 – 3)
Study tips:  review vocabulary, key concepts, do lesson/chapter review questions for lessons 1 – 3.  You can use your connectED account for practice quizzes.

3 project ideas proposal for Science Fair extended to Thursday 10/25/18.
– Note: points deducted if submitted late.  Use form on packet.

Science Fair 2018-2019 !!!
Parent signature due Wednesday 10/10/18.
– Students received a packet w/ letter to parents on Friday, 10/5/18.
– Digital copy of letter and packet are available here:
->  Letter to Parent     Packet 2018-2019
->  Grade 8 science fair assignments can be uploaded  here.
-> 
I will be updating relevant links as the Science Fair project progresses.  

New to Science Fair?  Here are some suggested resources to get started.  

Quiz next Thursday, 10/11/18
covering Chapter 2, Lessons 1-2.

TEST next Thursday, 9/27/18
Test will cover Chapter 1, Lessons 1-4.
Know key concepts & vocabularies for each lesson.  Recommend doing each Lesson review and Chapter review.  Practice how to balance a chemical equation.
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Assignment due Tuesday, 9/18/18
Chapter 1, p. 24 “Lesson 2 Review” # 1 – 9

Study for Quiz next Thursday, 9/13/18
Know key concepts & vocabularies on Scientific Method.  Vocabulary sheet was handed out and is in textbook (NOS2-29)

Lab safety forms due by – Thursday, 9/5/18
Parents need to sign the form.

Note: Students were given login accounts for access to connectED.  This can be a helpful online resource for eBook, extra learning materials, and practice quizzes.  Website login below:
https://connected.mcgraw-hill.com

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Assignment due Wed, 9/5/18
“SCIENTIFIC PROBLEM SOLVING”
Answer review questions 1 – 8 on Lesson 3 (NOS 29)

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Science 8 –
“Physical Science” (Matter & Energy)
Highlights – Scientific Inquiry, Atoms & Periodic Tables, Lab / Experiments, Model & Experiments.
Fun cultural references w/ science & real life applications.
Projects – Science Fair intro & preparation starts September 28, 2018

Resources: Virginia Grade 8 i-Science, Glencoe c2013
Website = online textbook access @  www.connected.mcgraw-hill.com .  Online access for multimedia and practice quiz resources beyond the textbook will be available for students.

Required SuppliesScience notebook / journal

Grading/AssessmentsChapter tests and quizzes, Class Engagement/Labs/Participation, Homework/Practice, Science Fair Project

Homework assignments – Will be posted each lesson week.  – Mr. An

 

 

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