2019-2020 Essential Standards
8th Grade Science
Eighth Grade Science
What will we study?
ü Unit 01: Science Safety and Procedures
ü Unit 02: Atoms and the Periodic Table
ü Unit 03: Chemical Formulas and Reactions
ü Unit 04: Force and Motion
ü Unit 05: Global Weather Patterns
ü Unit 06: Forces that Change the Earth
ü Unit 07: Sun, Earth, and Moon
ü Unit 08: Components of the Universe
ü Unit 09: Interdependence of Living Things
How will we study?
Written reports and assignments
Use technology for apps and websites
ü Pencil (Erasers) and/or Pen (Blue or Black ink)
ü Spiral or Composition Notebook
ü School Binder (or Science Folder)
Listen to and follow directions
Be respectful to other students and the teacher
Keep your hands, feet, and objects to yourself
Take responsibility for your grades
ü Follow class procedures
ü Come prepared with materials/supplies
ü Turn in assignments on time
ü Be respectful!
ü Clean up after yourself
ü Ask teacher for your assignments
ü Turn in missing work within 2 days
ü Talk over the teacher or others
ü Take a zero for a grade!
ü Leave trash or paper on the floor.
ü Make excuses.
(Take a consequence for your actions.)
ü Ask for HELP!
ü Come to a tutoring session
ü Ask for extra work
Tutoring: by appointment.
30 % Tests – Tests, Labs and/or Projects
70 % Daily work – Daily Assignments, Notes, Do Nows