8th Grade Science

Welcome to 8th grade science!





Upcoming Dates -  
Quiz on Friday 5.10 - energy - photosynthesis and respiration
Exam on Unit 3 - Space on April 11th
Science fair dates :  Tuesday 3.19 - lab report due; Tuesday 3.26 - trifold board due; Wednesday 3.27 presentations begin
Exam - Unit 2 - Newton's Laws - Thursday 3. 7
Acceleration quiz on Friday 2.15
speed quiz on Friday 2.8
Exam on Thursday 1. 24 - Reproduction, Development, Hormones, Plants, DNA, and Genetics
Genetics Quiz on Friday 1. 18
Quiz on Hormones, Reproduction and development on Wednesday 1. 9
Friday 1.4 - Science fair choices are due!
Tuesday & Wednesday  11.20/21 - exam on Cells
Friday 11. 2 - quiz on cell organelles
Monday 10.29 - project Cell Theory due 



Grading Policy:
15% Quizzes
35% Exams
15% Projects
15% Homework
20% Labs and Classwork

Week of May 20:
Homework - Monday - complete classwork on predator prey graphing activity;  Tuesday and Wednesday review notes on ecology;  Friday's lesson is on HIV please review the letter sent home with your child on Monday.

Week of May 13:


 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday


Homework

 

p. 97 #1-4 question and answer

 

p. 101 #1-4 question and answer

Which station is the most challenging? Why

Review notes

Week of May 6:

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Classwork

 

 

 

 

 

Homework

 

p. 137 #1-3 question and answer; energy quiz on Friday

 

p. 88  #1-3 question and answer; energy quiz on Friday

p. 81 #1-3 question and answer; quiz on energy on Friday

Review notes

Week of April 29:

Monday - define the following terms - ATP, respiration, photosynthesis, autotroph, heterotroph
Wednesday and Thursday - MATH state test
Friday -review notes!
 
Week of April 15:

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday


 

Homework

 

 p. 73 1-3 q and a

corrections and signed goal sheets

Review notes in preparation for tomorrows discussion

 

 

Week of April 8:

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Classwork

 

 

 

 

 

Homework

 

HW. P. 65 #1-3 question and answer

HW p. 69 #1-3 Question and answer;  print review sheet (see document below - Unit 3 review)

Study for test!

 

 


Week of April 1:

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday



Homework

 

No Homework bc of state testing

 

 

p. 205 #1-4 question and answer

Exam end of next week!

Week of March 18
Students must hand in the science fair lab report this Tuesday March 19.  Next Tuesday they must hand in their trifold boards by 8:15 in the gym. 
There will be a quiz on Friday on Revolution and Rotation.

Week of March 25

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Classwork

 

 

 

 

 

Homework

 

Tri fold due tomorrow

Prepare for presentations

In a Venn Diagram compare a solar and lunar eclipse

Complete stars graph – research star types

Review notes

Week of March 11
Students should be working on their science fair lab report which is due next week - Tuesday 3. 19


Week of March 4

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Classwork

Posters on Newton’s Law

Present Poster to class

Review for exam

Part I

Part II

Homework

 

Print the review sheet for Unit 2

Review for test be sure to print review sheet Force and motion review 2019

Study for test!

 

 

Week of Feb. 25

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

 


homework

Design a question to test one’s understanding of force.   Be sure to include an answer and work.

Review notes

Describe a scenario that demonstrates newton’s third law be sure explain its relevance

What improvements have been made to cars in the last 10 years?

Review notes – exam next week.

Week of Feb. 11
Science fair drafts are due on Thursday 2.14.
Quiz on acceleration on Friday 2.15
Week of Feb. 5

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday


Homework

Vocab p. 340 due Wednesday

 

p. 356 #1-6 q and a on loose leaf

Study for quiz on constant speed

Review notes

Week of Jan. 25

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

 

 

 

 

 

 

homework

Science fair drafts due 2. 14

Vocab p. 336 define in vocab section

Science fair drafts due 2. 14

Vocab p. 336 define in vocab section

p. 339 # 1-4 Question and Answers on loose leaf

Review notes

 

Week of January 22
science fair draft due Thursday 2.14
print review sheet for Thursday. (see files below - Unit 1 Part II review)
Exam on Thursday 1. 24 - Reproduction, Development, Hormones, Plants, DNA, and Genetics

Week of January 14

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

 

 

 

 

 

 

homework

Complete classwork (3 worksheets)

Frequency worksheet is due on Thursday

See Tuesday’s hw.

Complete lab- due on Tuesday 1.22

 Genetics Quiz!

Week of January 7

Monday 1.7

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Define Key terms in vocab section:

DNA, dominant, recessive, gene, heterogenous, homogenous, alleles, and recessive due Wednesday

Review for tomorrow’s quiz – development, reproduction, and hormones  (BE SURE NOTES ARE IN ORDER)

Review Dichotomous Key


QUIZ!!!!

Complete the handout from today’s lab on DNA extraction

Review notes


Week of January 3

Quiz on Reproduction, Hormones, and Plants next week! 
Science fair choices are due on Friday 1.4   Below is the document students must complete by Friday.

Week of December 17

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

p. 138 – 141

·         read

·         write 5 key points

·         define key words (p. 138)

·         p. 141 - #1-3 

due on Tuesday (12.18)

Review notes

Review steps for germination experiment

Complete assigned lab section of lab report for seed germination

Review notes

 

Science fair choices

Week of December 12

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Read p. 130 – summarize information include fertilization, gamete and zygote – due on Wednesday

See Monday

p. 138 – 141

·         read

·         write 5 key points

·         define key words (p. 138)

·         p. 141 - #1-3  

·         due on Tuesday (12.18)

See Wednesday

See Wednesday

Week of December 3

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Draw the end products of a 10 chromosome cell undergoing meiosis include colors

Define germination and factors that affect it.

Review notes

Prediction – what type of results do you predict from your experiment.

 

Week of November 26
Monday - (803 only) describe problems which exist in your area of interest 
Tuesday - review class notes on technology
Wednesday - read p. 130-132 write two things you learned and two questions you have; have goal sheet signed
Thursday - after completing a practice state test on science, what are the two greatest areas of weakness
Friday - review notes on meiosis








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