Mrs. Lisa Murray

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Mrs. Lisa Murray

Welcome to 8th grade science

Units:

  1. 1. Weather
  2. Matter and Interactions
  3. Astronomy

 

Assessment:

30%

Classwork, Homework, Do Now, participation, Exit Tickets

 

70%

Quiz, Tests, LAB, Notebook, Investigations, Projects, Exit Ticket

 

Each unit will have a notebook that is due when we finish lesson clusters.

 

LAB & Activities: All students must adhere to the laboratory safety guidelines or the will not be permitted to participate in the LABs. There is much group work with this program, so students not behaving in the LAB environment will be placed on the “observation deck” for the remainder of the LAB and possibly the next LAB activity.

 

Website: carolinascienceonline.com   all textbooks are online

LOGIN IN: DHMS8

Password: science2017

  • Scientific Method

    An organized problem solving technique 7 Steps

    1. State the Problem

    Regardless of the complexity of the problem, work to reduce it to a simple statement.

    1. Is it testable? This is what you are trying to solve
    2. Form a Hypothesis

    Propose a theory based on information you have gathered or what you have observed.

    1. An Educated guess
    2. List Materials
    3. LIST
    4. Use specific amounts
    5. Experiment

                Design an experiment to test the hypothesis. Be sure to record your experimental procedure and observations.

    1. In numbered order
    2. follow exactly to get valid results
    3. CONTROL that does not change during the experiment
    4. a variable is what changes and what you are testing---- CAN ONLY HAVE 1
    5. Data/ Observation
    6. Quantitative= uses numbers
    7. Qualitative= uses senses (look, smell, feel)
    8. Analysis
    9. An outlook of collected data

                explain what happened in the experiment

    1. Conclusion
    2. a judgement of the hypothesis

                what was the result

    1. was the hypothesis correct?

     

    Branches of Science

    BE able to list and define 8 branches of science and what they study

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  • 8th Grade       Science                       Mrs. Murray                    

    lmurray@upperdarbysd.org                                

           
     

    Units:

     

    1. Weather

    2. Astronomy

    3. Matter and Interactions

     

     

     
     

    Assessment:

    30%

    Homework, Do Now, Exit Ticket, participation

     

    70%

    Quiz, Tests, LAB, Notebook, Investigations, Projects

     
     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Materials:

    -Blue or Black Ink Only                          -#2 Sharpened Pencil

    -Calculator                                              -Colored Pencils

    -1 copybook                                             -1 Folder

    -Graph paper

     

    Each unit will have a notebook that is due when we finish lesson clusters.

    LAB & Activities: All students must adhere to the laboratory safety guidelines or the will not be permitted to participate in the LABs.

     

    Textbook: Carolina Science STC

    Website: carolinascienceonline.com   all textbooks are online

    LOGIN IN: DHMS8

    Password: science2017

     

    WEB Page- Please go to www.upperdarbysd.org to access my web page. Study Guides, Projects, notes, Power Points, and field trip information will be posted to my page.

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