Science 6

Welcome to 8th grade Science.I look forward to an exciting year of exploring scientific concepts.Here is some information about this class. We will be following the 8th grade Benchmarks and indicators for science.If you would like more specifics on them feel free to contact me.In general we will focus on Earth and Space science, exploring plate tectonics, earthquakes, volcanoes, our solar system, galaxies, and more.In physical science we will investigate the motion of objects, the effects of forces, and how wave energy is transferred.We briefly will cover factors centering around extinction and biodiversity in life science. This class will utilize hands-on/minds-on laboratory experiences, whole class and small group discussions, technology and readings to achieve the above standards.