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Welcome to 8th grade Science!!

What a wonderful start to a great year!!  We are about to start our adventure into the basics of physics:)  Lots of learning and fun ahead!!  Keep posted by checking the weekly assignments and important dates.


Lab Supplies needed for PI -

 

Important Dates:

Thursday, 9/18 - Chapter 9 Vocabulary Quiz (don't forget to do the online flashcards for bonus points -a signature is REQUIRED).  Instructions are located on the PDF file for each class period below:) 

Tuesday, 9/23 - Chapter 9 Objective Test (don't forget to do the online practice test for bonus points - no signature is necessary).  Instructions are located on the PDF file for each class period below:)

Honors Science Fair (students must pick up the packet for GREEN or GOLD path to put into their FOLDERS to follow the step by step process & examples):

 **Hypothesis and Procedures will be completed and checked in their log book.  Class time will be given to make sure they are in.

Friday, 9/19 - Science Fair GOLD Path only - Typed Research Plan - students must follow the guide provided.  After school help everyday as needed.  Locate the PDF document below for the template to follow

 

CITATION RESOURCES

Owl Purdue MLA and APA formatting style guide

EasyBib - bibiography and citation generator

Citation Machine a guide for creating MLA and APA formatting

 

GOLD Path - Interactive Forms https://member.societyforscience.org/document.doc?id=401

 

 Attendance - Please remember if a student is absent, then it is their responsibility to make sure they get the missing work/assignments and turn in what was due.  The web site is a great way to keep up with assignments or email me.  

    

Online Textbook & Bonus Activities - Students will be given usernames & passwords to log into their accounts.  They may change their password, but they must record it in their science folder on the online sheet provided.  At the web site students will find their textbook online and additional activities to reinforce what they are learning in the classroom.  They will also have the opportunity to get bonus points on vocabulary quizzes if they test themselves prior with the online flashcards (they must have a parent witness and sign off).  This will help them prepare/study for all vocabulary quizzes.  One week prior to the chapter tests students will have access to the online chapter practice test.  They will also have the opportunity to get bonus points on for all chapter tests.  Again, this will help them prepare/study for all chapter tests.  The web site is - www.pearsonsuccessnet.com

Username - last name first initial @tvcs

Password - Buff@108

**All bonus assignments can be signed off in the science folder on the table of contents page.

Online Vocabulary Flash Cards Instructions:

1.       After successful login, click on Explore (top right).

2.       Click on the chapter.

3.       Click on The Essential Question.

4.       Click on Vocabulary Flash Cards (top right).

5.       Click on next and then Test me.

6.       Hide the terms & select random.

7.       Do not forget to have a parent sign off for credit J

 Online Practice Test Instructions:

1.       After successful login, click on Things To Do (top right).

2.       The test will be waiting for you one week prior to the test date.

3.       The score will be sent to meJ

 

 

Cool Science News and Information:

https://student.societyforscience.org/additional-science-resources?pid=310

http://student.societyforscience.org/sciencenews-students

https://www.sciencenews.org/

http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/

  

 

Science Games:

http://www.lawrencehallofscience.org/kidsite/#activity-slider

http://www.edheads.org/

http://www.uen.org/7-12interactives/science.shtml

 

Mrs. Wiley:)

Contact: Shelbie.Wiley@tvcs.org

PDF documents
Science Fair - Idea Websites
Science Fair GOLD Path Checklist & Due Dates - Don't fall behind..stay ahead:)
Science Fair GOLD Path Research Plan - Follow Exact Format - Typed, due by 9/19
Science Fair GREEN Path Checklist & Due Dates - Don't fall behind...stay ahead:)

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