The purpose and objective of this class is…
  • To provide 8th grade students with a positive academic experience in the study of science, Students will study science topics such as safety, measurement, scientific investigation, technology, physical science, life science (genetics and evolution), earth science, and space science,
  • to facilitate the students understanding of scientific knowledge. Students will learn the skills necessary to understand and “do” science. Students will gain an understanding of the world of science and the impact of science on their lives,
  • to reinforce the importance of academic skills. In addition to scientific skills such as problem solving, observation, data collection, graphing, and inference, students will exercise academic skills such as organization, time management, research skills, documentation, evaluation of resources, etc.