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Page last updated: 8/24/2012

8th Grade Stuff:


Start of school/science review unit

Click here for information on Cornell notetaking strategies
Click here for the Science In The News Directions (Due @ every 3 weeks)
Click here to go to the Static web page which is station 8 from the Statics lab
Parents, Click here if you would like to help with the 8th grade eye dissection lab!!
What to Study for the scientific method and metrics review quiz

Chemistry Unit

What to study for the 3-1 states of matter quiz
What to study for the Introduction to Chemistry Test
Click here for what to study for the 3-3 gas laws quiz
Click here if you need a copy of the elements to study for the element names/symbols quiz
Click here for a page full of links to interactive periodic tables to help with your element poster
What to study for the Ch.4 atoms & the periodic table test
Click here to get the Nobel Prize checkpoint due dates
Nobel Prize Project Ideas links
http://www.cool-science-projects.com/Middle-School-Science-Projects.html
http://www.easy-kids-science-experiments.com/science-experiments-middle-school.html
http://www.reachoutmichigan.org/funexperiments/quick/middlesch.html
http://www.all-science-fair-projects.com/
http://www.education.com/science-fair/
What to Study for the Ch. 5 Atoms and Bonding Test
What to study for the ch. 6 and 7 chemical reactions/acids and bases test
What to study for the Ch. 8 Carbon chemistry test
Click here for "It's a gas" lab info side one
Click here for "it's a gas" lab info side two
Click here for chemistry lab sheet side one
Click here for chemistry lab sheet side two
Click here for the rates of chemical reactions lab
Click here to review the nature of inquiry(cricket chirps activity)(enter web code cgp-6012)
Click here for the Chembalancer Game
Click here for answers to the Chembalancer Sheet (front side)
Click here for answers to Chembalancer Sheet (back side)
Click here for the acids & bases lab info!
Click here to learn more about acids and bases
Click here to see the Ch. 8 outline (from old book , but same info.)
Click here for the Organic Molecules virtual lab link


Physics Unit

What to study for the Ch 9. mousetrap car "clicker" assessment
What to study for the Ch. 9 Motion and energy test
What to study for the Ch. 10 Forces test
Click here for 11-1 class powerpoint per. 1
Click here for 11-1 class powerpoint per. 2
Click here for 11-1 class powerpoint per. 4
What to study for the ch. 11 forces in fluids test
Click here for help with mousetrap car: site one
Click here for mousecar site two
Click here for mousecar site three
Click here for mousecar site four
Click here to go to the frames of reference website
Click here to see the questions for the frames of reference website
Click here to see the answers for the frames of reference questions Don't look until you try it yourself first!
Click here for the moving man link for the 5 stations lab
Click here for the link to the speed and acceleration video for the 5 stations lab
Click here for the Conservation of momentum (train) activity
Click here to go to the Don't be Dense About Density Webquest
Buoyancy Lab #32 Page 1 Page 2
Buoyant Boats Lab
Click here to see answers to the Motion Part I  review sheet
Click here to see answers to the Ch. 9 lab review worksheets pg. 35,36,38,and 41
Click here to see answers to the Prep for Physics Test Worksheet
Click here to see directions on how to make your mousetrap car!

Astronomy Unit

What to study for the Astronomy test
Click here for astronomy power point directions and scoring
click here for astronomy power point topics list and team member list
Click here to get a copy of the History of Astronomy Notes
Use the listed web site to fill in the missing information
Click here to see the parallax animation for part III of the Parallax Activity
1Click here for data on the planets
2Planet data including dwarf planets
3Solar system data (the 9 Planets)
4Nasa Planetary fact sheet
5Click here for another table of planet data
6Click here for unique style of data table
7Nasa Planetary Chart
8Click here for links to each planet's data, from NASA
9Planet Comparison Tables
10 Smithsonian Planet Data Table
11Click here for another site with nice pictures of the planets and good general information
12Click here for astronomy info. from Enchanted Learning
13Info please data table
14Tables on the Properties of the Planets
15Bob the Alien's Tour of the Solar System
16Click here for some more data on the planets
17Click here for even more data on the planets and a virtual flyby-but don't go for the 3-D version it will take too long to load.
18Click here to go to a site that compares the sizes of the sun and planets against each other to scale
19Click here to see a very cool animation showing the relationship of Mercury's day to it's year compared to Earth
20Astronomy Notes Table
21Compare the planets data
22Solar System Origin information and Planet Data Tables


Light and the Eye Unit

What to study for the light and eye test

Sound Unit

What to study for the sound unit test

Family Life Unit


What to study for the health and family living test


General Links you may find useful

Click here to see directions and help for the Nobel Prize Project
Click here to see the 8th grade science calendar for the year
 Click here for a link to many of the 8th grade science activities
Click here for some very cool general science links
Click here to go to the brain lab activities

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