Welcome to 8th Grade Science!

  • WEEK OF FEBRUARY 21ST

    We will be finishing the Evolutionary History Unit this week. Students will be completing lesson 3.1 in their amplify account, 3.2 in their investigation notebook, and 3.3 in their amplify account. We will end the week with our Unit test on Friday 2/25.  Please refer to the calendar tab on the left for more details about each lesson. 

    PLEASE DON'T FORGET TO MAKEUP ALL ASSIGNMENTS WHEN YOU ARE ABSENT. E-MAIL ME FROM YOUR CPSB ACCOUNT WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE

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  • WEEK OF FEBRUARY 14TH

    We will be continuing the Evolutionary History Unit this week. Students will be completing a webquest and lessons 2.4, 2.5 and 2.6 in their investigation notebooks and/or their online accounts. Lesson 2.6 is the Mid-Assessment for the Unit which will be taken on Friday 2/18. Please refer to the calendar tab on the left for more details about each lesson. 

    PLEASE DON'T FORGET TO MAKEUP ALL ASSIGNMENTS WHEN YOU ARE ABSENT. E-MAIL ME FROM YOUR CPSB ACCOUNT WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE

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  • WEEK OF FEBRUARY 7TH

    We will be continuing the Evolutionary History Unit this week. Students will be completing lessons 1.4, 1.5. 2.1. 2.2 and 2.3 in their investigation notebooks and/or their online accounts. We will also have a Vocabulary Quiz on Thursday 2/10. Please refer to the calendar tab on the left for more details about each lesson. 

    PLEASE DON'T FORGET TO MAKEUP ALL ASSIGNMENTS WHEN YOU ARE ABSENT. E-MAIL ME FROM YOUR CPSB ACCOUNT WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE

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  • WEEK OF JANUARY 31ST

    We will be finishing the Natural Selection Unit this week with our Unit test on Tuesday 2/1. We will then begin our Evolutionary History Unit. Students will receive their new investigation notebooks and complete their pre-test on Wednesday 2/2. Students will also be completing the Evolutionary History lessons 1.2 and 1.3 in their investigation notebooks. Please refer to the calendar tab on the left for more details about each lesson. 

    PLEASE DON'T FORGET TO MAKEUP ALL ASSIGNMENTS WHEN YOU ARE ABSENT. E-MAIL ME FROM YOUR CPSB ACCOUNT WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE

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  • WEEK OF JANUARY 24TH

    We will be continuing the Natural Selection Unit this week. Students will be completing lessons 2.6 (on their online account) and 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 4.1/4.2 in their investigation notebooks. Please refer to the calendar tab on the left for more details about each lesson. 

    PLEASE DON'T FORGET TO MAKEUP ALL ASSIGNMENTS WHEN YOU ARE ABSENT. E-MAIL ME FROM YOUR CPSB ACCOUNT WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE

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  • WEEK OF JANUARY 10TH

    We will be continuing the Natural Selection Unit this week. Students will have a Vocabulary Quiz Friday January 14h. Students will also be completing lessons 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2 and 2.3 in their investigation notebooks. Please refer to the calendar tab on the left for more details about each lesson. 

    PLEASE DON'T FORGET TO MAKEUP ALL ASSIGNMENTS WHEN YOU ARE ABSENT. E-MAIL ME FROM YOUR CPSB ACCOUNT WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE

    The following words will be on the Vocabulary Quiz:

    Environment, Generation, Population, Trait, Distribution, Variation, Adaptive Trait, Non-Adaptive Trait, Prediction, Effect, Cause, Gene, Protein Molecule, Natural Selection, Mutation

    You can find their definitions in the glossary in the back of the Natural Selection Investigation Notebook.

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  • WEEK OF JANUARY 4TH

    We will be starting the Natural Selection Unit this week. Students will receive their new investigation notebooks on Tuesday as well as taking their pre-test for this unit. Students will also be completing lessons 1.2, 1.3 and 1.4. Please refer to the calendar tab on the left for more details about each lesson. 

    PLEASE DON'T FORGET TO MAKEUP ALL ASSIGNMENTS WHEN YOU ARE ABSENT. E-MAIL ME FROM YOUR CPSB ACCOUNT WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE

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  • Use the following link to help review for the Thermal Energy Unit Test. The test will be Thursday December 16th.

    Quizzizz Test Review

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  • WEEK OF December 13th

    We will be wrapping up the Thermal Energy Unit this week. Students will be completing lessons 4.1, 4.2, and 4.3 their Amplify investigation notebooks. Students will also be taking the Thermal Energy UNIT Test in their Amplify account (this is Lesson 4.4). Please refer to the calendar tab on the left for more details about each lesson. 

    PLEASE DON'T FORGET TO MAKEUP ALL ASSIGNMENTS WHEN YOU ARE ABSENT. E-MAIL ME FROM YOUR CPSB ACCOUNT WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE

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  • WEEK OF DECEMBER 6th

    We will be continuing the Thermal Energy Unit this week. Students will be completing lessons 2.7, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, and 3.4 in their Amplify investigation notebooks. Please refer to the calendar tab on the left for more details about each lesson. 

    PLEASE DON'T FORGET TO MAKEUP ALL ASSIGNMENTS WHEN YOU ARE ABSENT. E-MAIL ME FROM YOUR CPSB ACCOUNT WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE

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  • WEEK OF NOVEMBER 29th

    We will be continuing the Thermal Energy Unit this week. Students will be completing lessons 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, and 2.5 in their Amplify investigation notebooks. Students will also be taking the Chapter 1 and 2 Quiz in their Amplify account (this is Lesson 2.6). Please refer to the calendar tab on the left for more details about each lesson. 

    PLEASE DON'T FORGET TO MAKEUP ALL ASSIGNMENTS WHEN YOU ARE ABSENT. E-MAIL ME FROM YOUR CPSB ACCOUNT WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE

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  • WEEK OF NOVEMBER 1ST

    We will be continuing the Rock Transformations Unit this week. Students will be completing lessons 3.1, 3.2, 3.4, and 4.1 in their Amplify accounts. Students will also be doing a Rock Cycle activity in class. Please refer to the calendar tab on the left for more details about each lesson. 

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  • WEEK OF OCTOBER 25TH

    We will be continuing the Rock Transformations Unit this week. Students will complete a Gizmo: Rock Classification using their Explore Learning accounts. Gizmos are due by October 29th. Students will also be completing lessons 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, and 2.6 in their Amplify accounts. Please refer to the calendar tab on the left for more details about each lesson. 

    PLEASE DON'T FORGET TO MAKEUP ALL ASSIGNMENTS WHEN YOU ARE ABSENT. E-MAIL ME FROM YOUR CPSB ACCOUNT WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE

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  • WEEK OF OCTOBER 11TH

    We will be starting the Rock Transformations Unit this week. Students will receive their new investigation notebooks on Wednesday as well as taking their pre-test for this unit. Students will also be completing lessons 1.2 and 1.3. Please refer to the calendar tab on the left for more details about each lesson. 

    PLEASE DON'T FORGET TO MAKEUP ALL ASSIGNMENTS WHEN YOU ARE ABSENT. E-MAIL ME FROM YOUR CPSB ACCOUNT WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE

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  • WEEK OF OCTOBER 4TH

    We will be finishing the Plate Motion Unit this week. Students will be doing a Building Pangaea Gizmo and completing lessons 4.1, 4.2, and 4.3. Please refer to the calendar tab on the left for more details about each lesson. We will be having our end of the unit test this Friday in class. 

    PLEASE DON'T FORGET TO MAKEUP ALL ASSIGNMENTS WHEN YOU ARE ABSENT. E-MAIL ME FROM YOUR CPSB ACCOUNT WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE

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  • WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 27TH

    We will be continuing the Plate Motion Unit this week. Students will be completing lessons 2.5, 2.6, 2.7 3.1 and 3.2. Please refer to the calendar tab on the left for more details about each lesson. (You must be logged into your student account to access the calendar tab. You can do this by accessing the CPSB website through your launchpad)

    Use the following link to review material covered in Chapter 1:

    Quizzizz Plate Motion Chapter 1

     

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  • WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 20TH

    We will be continuing the Plate Motion Unit this week. Students will be completing a gizmo and lessons 2.1, 2.2, 2.3 and 2.4. Please refer to the calendar tab on the left for more details about each lesson.

    PLEASE DON'T FORGET TO MAKEUP ALL ASSIGNMENTS WHEN YOU ARE ABSENT. E-MAIL ME FROM YOUR CPSB ACCOUNT WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE.

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  • WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 13TH

    No school Monday the 13th and Tuesday the 14th

    We will be beginning the Plate Motion Unit this week. Students will submit their Pre-Test answers online through their Amplify account (Plate Motion 1.1 and Thermal Energy 1.1) Students recieve their Plate Motion workbooks this week.

    PLEASE DON'T FORGET TO MAKEUP ALL ASSIGNMENTS WHEN YOU ARE ABSENT. E-MAIL ME FROM YOUR CPSB ACCOUNT WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE.

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  • WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 6TH

    We will be completing the Geology on Mars Unit this week. Students will submit their final argument on the Channel on Mars through their Amplify account. On Thursday September 9th, students will have their Unit test using the glossary of words located in the back of their workbook. They should also be familiar with models and how we use them to answer questions about the natural world. 

    PLEASE DON'T FORGET TO MAKEUP ALL ASSIGNMENTS WHEN YOU ARE ABSENT. E-MAIL ME FROM YOUR CPSB ACCOUNT WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE.

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  • WEEK OF AUGUST 30TH

    No school Monday August 30th. Students will be completing 4 lessons this week. Please refer to the calendar tab on the left for more details about each lesson. If students have not turned in their 1:1 pages 9/10 please turn in ASAP so that they are able to begin using their computers in the classroom. Also, PICTURE DAY is this Thursday September 2nd. 

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  • WEEK OF AUGUST 23RD

    We began our first Unit "Geology on Mars". Students need to bring their workbooks to class everyday. Refer to the Calendar tab on the left to see which lessons we cover each day. Students are responsible for making up the work they missed. Please e-mail me if you have any questions. 

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