Using our new 8th grade curriculum, we will be working through these Three Themed Units.
Fate of the Dinosaurs-Human Civilization-Colonize a Planet
The content within the following Branches of Science,
will be infused throughout the Themed Units during the year.
- Geology: how rock layers and locations of fossils provide evidence of past life on Earth and the atomic structure of minerals
- Biology: why cells divide, DNA structure and function, principles of genetics, adaptation and natural selection
- Chemistry: physical and chemical properties of matter, transfer of energy, Law of Conservation of Energy, Law of Conservation of Matter, Law of Conservation of Matter and Mass and the organization of the Periodic Table
- Physics: motion, wavelengths, velocity, forces, gravity, energy, entropy and Newton’s 3 Laws of Motion
Please remember that any percentages in Powerschool are not indicators of current achievement.
Please check the "Snapshot" grade for current level of achievement prior to quarter report cards.