8th Grade Science

8th Grade Science Syllabus 2018 – 2019

Lab Report Format

Lab Report Rubric

Unit # 2 –  Motion

8th Grade Practice Exam Answer Key 1

8th Grade Practice Exam Answer Key 2

3/7/19 – Online Wave Lab

  1. Website #1
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  3. Website #3
  4. Website #4
  5. Website #5 (7)

Unit #4 Wave Energy

Wave Energy

Light and Sound Waves

Final Exam Study Guide Answers

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4/12/19 –

4/10/19 –

3/18/19 – Electromagnetic Spectrum Lab

3/15/19 – Wave Calculations

3/11/19 – Waves

3/7/19 – Online Wave Lab

3/5/19 – Chemistry Exam

2/25/19 – Work on Study Guide 

2/21/19 – Chemical Bonds & Exam Review

2/19/19 – Atomic Structure Review & The Periodic Table

2/15/19 – Atomic Structure Review

12/18/18 – Midterm Exam

12/12/18 – Complete the Midterm Study Guide below on blank paper.  This is due completed on Friday.

2018 Midterm Study Guide

12/10/18 – DNA Origami Template

DNA Origami Instructions

Folding Instructions

12/7/18 – Zoo Field Trip

12/5/18 – Electrical Circuit Lab

12/3/18 – Electricity & Ohm’s Law Lab

11/30/18 – Magnetism Online Lab

11/28/18 – Magnetic Interactions

11/26/18 – Introduction to Magnetism

11/12/18 – Practice Problems

10/24/18 – Six Simple Machines & Rube Goldberg Design

10/17/18 – Newton’s Balloon Car Design Challenge

10/15/18 – Newton’s Balloon Car Prototype 

10/12/18 – Finish Balloon Jet lab

10/10/18 – Balloon Jet Lab

10/8/18 – Newton’s Laws of Motion Book

10/5/18 – Virtual Lab

10/3/18 – Height of the Railing Lab

10/1/18 – Acceleration Lab

9/28/18 – Speed Lab

9/26/18 – Speed, Distance, & Time

9/24/18 – Exam #1

9/21/18 – Review for Exam #1

9/19/18 – Finish Mystery Density Lab

Density Online Lab

9/17/18 – Mystery Density Lab

9/14/18 – Density Practice

9/12/18 – Technical Writing Lab

9/10/18 – Rock Lab Report Due

9/10/18 – Metric System & Paper Airplane Lab

9/6/18 – Alka-Seltzer Lab Report Due

9/6/18 – Mass, Volume, & Density & Rock Lab

9/4/18 – Lab Report Overview & Alka Seltzer Lab

8/31/18 – Signed Syllabus Due

8/31/18 – Hypotheses and Variables Worksheet

Graphing Worksheet

8/29/18 – Scientific Method Review & Penny Drop Lab

8/27/18 – The Scientific Method

8/23/18 – Build It Write It

8/22/18 – Pythagorean Puzzle

8/21/18 – Save Sam

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Syllabus

Lab Report Format

Lab Report Rubric

Six Simple Machines & Rube Goldberg Design

Study Guide for Exam #2

Punnett Square Webquest

Biome Activity

5/30/17 – Final Exam

5/25/17 – Review for Final

5/24/17 – Final Exam Study Guides Due

5/22/17 – Final Exam Study Guide 

5/18/17 – Apollo 13

5/17/17 – NASA

5/15/17 – Space Travel

5/11/17 – Present Planet Projects

5/10/17 – Planet Project

5/8/17 – Planet Project

5/4/17 – Alien Planets

5/1/17 – Early Astronomer Poster

4/27/17 – Gravity

4/26/17 – Gravity Lab

4/24/17 – Finish Planet Brochures & Big Bang Lab

4/20/17 – Begin Planet Brochures

4/19/17 – Present Light Projects

4/17/17 – Finish Light Projects

4/13/17 – Light Projects

4/12/17 – Seasons & Moon Phases

4/11/17 – Astronomy – Seasons

4/10/17 – Testing

4/6/17 – Weather Map & Biome Review

4/4/17 – Genetics & Punnett Squares

3/23/17 – Adhesion/Cohesion Lab

3/20/17 – Catch-up Day

3/16/17 – Wave Exam

3/15/17 – Exam Review

3/13/17 – Light Waves & Review for Exam

3/9/17 – Light & Shadows

3/8/17 – Start Wave Review Packet

3/6/17 – Tsunamis & The Wave that Shook the World

3/2/17 – Waves Video & Properties of Waves Lab

3/1/17 – Measuring Waves

2/27/17 – Introduction to Waves & Slinky Lab

2/23/17 – Exam

2/21/17 – Review for Chemistry Exam & Oobleck Lab

2/16/17 – Study Guide for Chemistry Exam

2/15/17 – Finish Children’s Chemistry Book

2/13/17 – Begin Children’s Chemistry Book Assignment 

2/13/17 – Balancing Equation Quiz

2/9/17 – More Balancing Equations

2/8/17 – Balancing Chemical Equations

2/6/17 – Chemical Bonds

2/6/17 – Periodic Table Quiz

2/1/17 – The Periodic Table & Isotope Lab

1/30/17 – Atomic Structure & Isotope Candy Lab

1/26/17 – Isotopes & Half-Life Lab

1/25/17 – Isotopes 

1/23/17 – Catch-up Day

1/23/17 – Law of Conservation of Mass Lab Report Due

1/19/17 – Design Law of Conservation of Mass Lab

1/17/17 – Chemical Reactions & Law of Conservation of Mass Lab

1/12/17 – Energy in a Golf Ball Lab

1/11/17 – PE vs KE

1/11/17 – Energy in a Pendulum Lab Due

1/9/17 – Energy

12/15/16 – Midterm Exam

12/14/16 – Mythbusters

12/12/16 – Midterm Study Guide Due

12/8/16 – Car Crash Video & Begin Midterm Study Guide

12/7/16 – Kinetic vs Potential Energy 

12/5/16 – Balloon Jet Lab

12/1/16 – Exam #3

11/30/16 – Review for Exam

11/28/16 – Newton’s Laws of Motion & Lab

11/17/16 – Forces & Friction Lab

11/16/16 – Big 5 Practice

11/14/16 – Gravitational Acceleration & Height of the Railing Lab

11/10/16 – CSI Acceleration Activity & Marble Acceleration Lab

11/9/16 – Speed & Acceleration Calculations

11/7/16 – Acceleration

11/7/16 – Slow Flyer Lab Report Due

11/2/16 – Career Fair

10/31/16 – Slow Flyer Lab

10/31/16 – Speed Activity Lab & Motion Graphing Worksheet Due

10/27/16 – NO SCHOOL!!!

10/26/16 – Speed & Distance Graphs

10/24/16 – Speed & Velocity

10/20/16 – Exam #2

10/19/16 – Review for Exam #2

10/17/16 – Exam #2 Study Guide

10/13/16 – Ohm’s Law & Electrical Circuit Lab

10/12/16 – Mythbusters Lab

10/10/16 – Six Simple Machines & Rube Goldberg Design

10/6/16 – Electricity

10/5/16 – Denver Zoo Field Trip!!!

10/3/16 – The Electric Charge Interaction

9/29/16 – Magnetism Lab & Magnetism Webquest

9/28/16 – Earth’s Magnetic Field

9/26/16 – Review Density Problems & Magnetism

9/22/16 – Measurement Lab & Density Problems

9/22/16 – Rock Lab Report Due

9/21/16 – Finish Rock Lab & Density Problems

9/19/16 – Mass, Density, & Volume (Rock Lab)

9/15/16 – Exam #1

9/14/16 – Review for Exam #1

9/14/16 – Aerodynamics Lab Report Due

9/12/16 – Review for Exam #1

9/8/16 – Aerodynamics Lab

9/8/16 – M&M Lab Report Due 

9/6/16 – Graphing Review & M&M Lab

9/1/16 – Measurement Activity & Graphing Review

8/31/16 – More Metric Unit Conversion Practice

8/29/16 – Metric Conversion Review

8/29/16 – Pendulum Lab Report Due

8/25/16 – Review Variables & Pendulum Lab

8/24/16 – Science Pretest & Review Independent, Dependent, & Constant Variables

8/23/16 – Course Introduction & Group Work (Cups)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Final Exam on 6/1/16 

5/27/16 – Review for Final Exam

5/25/16 – Review For Final Exam

5/24/16 – Review for Final Exam

5/20/16 – Present Planet Group Projects

5/19/16 – Create a Planet Group Project

5/17/16 -Create a Planet Group Project

5/13/16 – Living in Space Video & Create a Planet Group Project

5/11/16 – NASA Moon Landing

5/10/16 – Finish Wanted Posters & Papers

5/6/16 – Early Astronomer Wanted Poster & Paper

5/4/16 – Alien Planets

5/3/16 – Introduction to Astronomy & Space Travel

Chemistry Exam on 4/29/16 

4/27/16 – Chemistry Exam Review/Practice Problems

4/26/16 – Chemistry Exam Review

4/22/16 – CMAS

4/20/16 – Oobleck Lab

4/19/16 – CMAS Quiz and Review

4/18/16 – CMAS Review

4/15/16 – CMAS

4/13/16 – CMAS

4/8/16 – CMAS Review

4/6/16 – CMAS Review

4/5/16 – CMAS Review

3/25/16 – Finish Children’s Chemistry Book

3/23/16 – SNOW DAY!!!

3/22/16 – Children’s Chemistry Book

3/18/16 – PARCC Testing

3/16/16 – Mythbusters Experiment

3/15/16 – Balancing Equations Quiz

3/11/16 – More Balancing Equations

3/9/16 – Balancing Equations

3/8/16 – Bohr Models & Atomic Structure Review

3/4/16 – Bohr Models & Chemical Bonds

Half-Life Lab Due on 3/4/16

3/2/16 – Radioactive Decay & Half-Life Lab

2/26/16 – The Periodic Table

Quiz on the First 20 Elements on 2/26/16

2/24/16 – Calculating Protons, Neutrons, and Electrons

2/23/16 – Isotope and Half-Life Reading & Atomic Mass Lab

Law of Conservation of Mass Lab Report #2 Due on 2/23/16

2/19/16 – Assembly

2/17/16 – Atomic Structure Lecture & Design Law of Conservation of Matter Lab

Law of Conservation of Mass Lab Report Due on 2/17/16

2/12/16 – Law of Conservation of Mass Lab

2/10/16 – Showcase

Tsunami Wave Worksheet Due on 2/10/16

2/9/16 – Tsunamis & The Wave That Shook the World

Exam #1 on 2/5/16

2/3/16 – Review for Exam #1

2/2/16 – Complete Exam #1 Study Guide

1/29/16 – Light Project Presentations & Mythbusters

1/27/16 – Work on Light Projects

1/26/15 – Work on Light Projects

1/22/16 – Work on Light Projects & Trip to Mr. Howard’s Room for Sound Demonstrations

1/20/16 – Light and Sound Reading & Begin Light Projects

Wave Lab Report Due – 1/20/16

1/19/16 – Light and Sound Waves

1/15/16 – Properties of Waves Lab

1/13/16 – Sound Wave Demonstration

Online Wave Lab Due – 1/13/16

1/12/16 – Energy Wave Lab

1/8/16 – Energy in a Golf Ball Lab & Online Wave Lab

KE vs PE Worksheet Due on Friday 1/8/16

1/6/16 – Energy

Final Exam – 12/17/15 

12/15/15 – Mythbusters

12/11/15 – Review for Final Exam

12/9/15 – Study Guide

12/8/15 – Potential Energy vs Kinetic Energy

12/4/15 – Balloon Jet Lab

12/2/15 – Conduct Newton’s 2nd Law of Motion Experiment

12/1/15 – Design Newton’s 2nd Law of Motion Experiment

Exam #3 – 11/20/15

11/18/15 – Newton’s 3 Laws of Motion Car Safety Video

11/17/15 – Review for Exam #3

11/13/15 – Newton’s Laws of Motion

11/11/15 – Mass & Motion Lab

11/10/15 – Height of the Railing Lab

11/6/15 – Acceleration Lab

Rube Goldberg Design Due on Friday 11/6/15

11/4/15 – Acceleration/Speed/Distance/Time Problems

Lab Report #6 (Slow Flyer Lab) Due on Wednesday 11/4/15

11/3/15 – Acceleration

Lab Report #5 (Speed and Velocity Lab) Due on Friday 10/30/15

10/30/15 – Speed and Velocity

10/28/15 – Career Fair

10/27/15 – Rube Goldberg Machine continued & Speed and Velocity Lab

10/23/15 – Natural History Museum – Sherlock Holmes Exhibit

10/21/15 – Career Cluster Survey (Mr. Lubell)

10/16/15 – Rube Goldberg Machine

EXAM #2 – 10/16/15

10/14/15 – Six Simple Machines & Rube Goldberg Design

10/13/15 – Exam #2 Review

10/9/15 – The Electric Circuit Interaction Lab

10/7/15 – Electricity & Electric Circuits

10/6/15 – Review The Electric-Charge Interaction Lab

10/2/15 – The Electric-Charge Interaction

9/30/15 – Magnetic Interactions (Compass Lab)

9/29/15 – Magnetism

Lab Report #4 (Gummy Bear Measurement lab) Due on Tuesday 9/29/15

9/25/15 – Density Rainbow & Worksheet

9/23/15 – Density Lecture.  Finish Measurement (Gummy Bear) Lab.

9/22/15 – Introduction to Mass and Volume.  Begin Measurement (Gummy Bear) Lab

EXAM #1 – 9/18/15

Lab Report #3 (Aerodynamics Lab) Due on Friday 9/18/15

9/16/15 – Mythbusters Experiment

9/15/15 – Review for EXAM 1

9/11/15 – Aerodynamics Lab

Lab Report #2 (Alka-Seltzer Lab) Due on Tuesday 9/15/15

9/9/15 – Graphing Review and Alka-Seltzer lab

9/4/15 – Metric conversion review

9/2/15 – Review lab report formatting and grading rubric

Lab Report #1 (Pendulum Lab) Due on Tuesday 9/2/15

Pendulum Lab Class Data

8/28/15 – Pendulum Lab

8/26/15 – Independent, Dependent, & Constant Variables

8/25/15 – Course Introduction

Welcome to 8th grade Physical Science at Denver School of the Arts!!!  Throughout this course we will study matter and energy.  This course will give students the opportunity to learn about lab safety, the use of reference materials, and the application of process skills. Throughout this course students will gain an understanding of designing experiments, forces and motion, electricity, energy, astronomy, and chemical reactions.

 

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