Welcome to Grade 8 ScienceMrs. PaoliniRoom 218826-7213 ext 218Please read below for important due datesand class information!January 20201/13 Class Notes on Heat Temperature and Heat PPT we will be using the powerpoint to create two column notes, poster, brochure and/or flip book1/16 Bill Nye Heat1/10-1/15 Bill Nye Heat video completed in lab period1/9 Chapter 4 Test ~ Use the Unit 4 Quizlet to help review vocabulary!Review sheet to be handed out in class on 1/3.Be sure to study Unit 4 Packet: Vocabulary, Types of Reactions, Counting Atoms and Bonding. Balancing Equations will be extra credit, so as long as you can count the total number of atoms in the reactants and the products you are OK!December 201912/2 Drawing Atomic Models PPT from class12/4 Periodic Table Scavenger Hunt HW Due12/4 Completed in class: Poster of the Periodic Table Basics(use the Periodic Table PowerPoint or your textbook to create a poster) I am collecting the poster on 12/10 as a Quiz grade! You had 2 class periods to complete the poster!Your poster MUST include:1. Definition and description of
2. General location and description of
3. Location and general characteristics and at least 3 examples of:
- Alkali Metals
- Alkaline Earth Metals
- Transition Metals
- Other Metals
- Noble Gases
Add some color, make it look nice!12/6 Bill Nye Atoms and Molecules Video watch the video, complete the Bill Nye the Science Guy: Atoms and Molecules worksheet and hand in for a classwork grade!12/10 Atomic Structure and The Periodic Table Vocabulary Testuse Atomic Structure & The Periodic Table Quizlet to review AS WELL AS THE REVIEW SHEET HANDED OUT IN CLASS Review Sheet with ANSWERS HIGHLIGHTED12/11 Dichotomous Key of 10 Elements Project (Test Grade) Duecompleted in class during 2 lab periods 12/2-12/115 week grades close on 12/11. Reports will be sent home on 12/13!12/13 Pearson Build an Atom due (go online and complete during lab period~ you already had 2 lab periods to work on this assignment)November 201911/1 Acids and Bases Study Jams Video and Acids and Bases BrainPOP Video and pH Scale BrainPOP VideopH of a Substance Poster Project (due 11/8): Using the information from the videos listed above as well as the textbook, create a poster that contains:
- definitions for acids, bases, indicator, neutral, pH, neutralization
- at least 3 characteristics (each) of acids and bases
- at least 3 examples (each) of acids and bases
- at least 3 (each) uses of acids and bases
- a picture of the pH scale, labeled with at least 7 substances (3 acids, 3 bases and 1 neutral)
- don't forget your name!
- you will have time in class on 11/1 as well as lab period, this will be a quiz grade! Do your best work!
11/9 pH Quizlet to review for quiz on FRIDAY 11/16
11/11 No School Veteran's Day
11/14 Parent-Teacher Conferences in SBCS Large Gym 11am-7pm
11/15 Pearson Realize assignments, “Properties and Uses of Acids and Bases” and “Acid Rain,” are due TODAY!
11/15 Quiz on pH of Substances pH Review Sheet with Answers
11/22 Quiz today on Atoms
- location, charge and approximate mass of
- electrons, protons and neutrons
- atomic number remains the same because protons and electrons don't change
- atomic mass changes because the number of neutrons change
also Pearson Realize assignment, “Acids and Bases in Careers,” is due TODAY!
11/27 Half Day for Students Town Hall & First Quarter Awards Assembly
11/28-11/29 No School Thanksgiving BreakOctober 201910/8 8th Grade Teeshirt and Sweatshirt Orders due (approximate 2-3 week processing, order submitted on 10/11)10/10 Test: Mass, Volume & Density Review Sheet ANSWERS10/11 Fall Fest10/12 Mrs. Paolini's Birthday10/18 Progress Reports sent home with students10/21 Matter Quizlet (Matter Unit Test on 10/31)10/28 Matter Unit Test Review Sheet will be given out in class (Topics: Mass, Voume, Density, Phases and Phase Changes, Pure Substances & Mixtures, and Solubiluty) Matter Unit Test Review Sheet Answers10/31 Fall Fling Dance 1:45-3:15 pm (see permission slip sent home on 10/18)September 20199/4 signed Policies and Procedures due9/5 outline due for Science Skills Essay (started in class on 9/4)3 science skills you use in everday life~ for examplewe measure when cooking or taking medicineVocabulary for Crossword Puzzle9/6 Metric System video Study Jams VideoMythbusters Click Here for video watch the video andcomplete the worksheet for one of the myths that arecompleted9/9 Science Skills Essay due9/13 Quiz #1 Science Skills (variables, graphing and safety)August 20198/29 welcome new and returning studentssigned Policies & Procedures due 9/48/30 Bioglyphs completed in class, if you were absentplease see me during Advisory on 9/3 to complete