8th Grade Science

Welcome to 8th grade science!





Upcoming Dates -  
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 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

 

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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

 

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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

 

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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

 

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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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