• Welcome to 8th Grade Science!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Please had to canvas for up to date information about this class.  

     

     

     

    Materials Required for Science:

    ● three ring binder                 

    ● pencils

    ● loose leaf paper                    

    ● metric ruler (30 cm)                        

    ● 10 plastic sleeves    

     

    Expectations:
    • Be respectful.
    • Come to class prepared with all materials.
    • Be on time and in your seat by the bell working on the Do Now.
    • NO gum, candy, food, or drink in the classroom.
    • Turn in work on time. Late work will be penalized.
    • Treat computers and other technology with respect and only use when directed.
    • Record down your assignments.
    • Be alert and follow all safety rules during lab activities.
    • Keep binder organized up to date.
    • Keep work neat and legible.

     

    Absences and Missed Work:

        ● If you miss class, it is YOUR responsibility to find out what work you missed.

        ● ALL work missed due to absence must be made up.

        ● Extra help is available all you need to do is ask. 

        ● Work that is late for any reason other than an excused absence may be handed in late and will be penalized -20% per day late. Exception: If an assignment is reviewed in class or returned, you will not receive credit for that assignment.

     

    Grading Policy:

    • All work is graded on a point system and weighted as follows:
    • 45% - Tests and Quizzes

      30% - Labs and Classwork

      15% - Quarterly Exams

      10% - Homework

     

     Are you studying for a test?  
    Try making questions and then answering them.  These words will help you make higher level questions... 
     

    Assess, Construct, Compare, Investigate, Cite Evidence, Formulate, Critique, Revise, Draw a conclusion, Explain using (topic) concepts, Develop an argument, Design, Connect, Apply a concept, Analyze, Prove