Mrs. Shelbie Wiley « Teacher Connection / Documents / Calendar
Welcome to 8th grade Physical Science and Physical Science Honors! I'm so excited to get started on our voyage through the basics of Physics and Chemistry. The first topics for both classes will be on scientific understandings and our society. Honors will also begin working on science fair. Please refer to the calendar for daily assignments that will be posted by the week under weekly assignments (please look at the appropriate class). Students that are absent are advised to refer to the calendar for missed work. Up coming important dates are always listed below.
PI Donations Needed - Lab Supplies - index cards, veg. oil, anacid tablets, food coloring
Monday 9/7 No School - Labor Day
Tuesday 9/8 - Mid Point Check 1st 9 Weeks
Friday 9/25 - Founder's Day
Physical Science Periods 1, 2, & 7 Important Dates:
Thursday 9/3 Chapter 2 Vocabulary Quiz - students may complete online flashcards or make their own for bonus points.
Thursday 9/10 Chapter 2 Test - students may complete the online practice test for bonus points.
Honors Periods 3, 4, & 6 Important Dates:
Wednesday 9/9 Chapter 2 Vocabulary Quiz - students may complete online flashcards or make their own for bonus points.
Monday 9/14 Chapter 2 Test - students may complete the online practice test for bonus points.
Online Vocabulary Flash Cards Instructions:
- After successful login, click on Explore (top right).
- Click on the chapter.
- Click on The Essential Question.
- Click on Vocabulary Flash Cards (top right).
- Click on next and then Test me.
- Hide the terms & select random.
- Do not forget to have a parent sign off for creditJ
Online Practice Test Instructions:
- After successful login, click on Things To Do (top right).
- The test will be waiting for you one week prior to the test date.
- The score will be sent to meJ
Please refer to the Science Fair Project Guide for all due dates and specific information for each step of the process. Examples are provided.
Tuesday 11/3 Honors Science Fair GREEN & GOLD Project Due Date - GOLD typed binder pages due; GREEN jump drive with completed power point due
Wednesday 11/17 - Thursday 11/19 Honors VCS Science Fair for GOLD path
Cool Science News and Information:
Alien Juice bar Acidic or Alkaline - http://www.lawrencehallofscience.org/kidsite/portfolio/alien-juice-bar/
The pH factor - http://www.miamisci.org/ph/
Please email me with any questions or concerns.
Physical Science Honors Syllabus - Periods 2, 3, & 6
Physical Science Syllabus - Periods 1, 2, & 7
Science Fair - Idea Websites
Science Fair Rough Plan - You many want to find more than one question
Wiley Science Fair Project Guide GREEN & GOLD - Step by step guide with examples & due dates:)