Science 8
E.B. Stanley Middle School Physical science teacher
http://ebsms.wcs.k12.va.us/
**Always "VIEW CALENDAR" for homework assignments.**

For my Homework/late work policy, check here:Homework/late work policy

Students in my classes receive a Classroom Conduct grade. Check here for more details:
Classroom Conduct

IMPORTANT!
Check Moodle classpage for all notes and worksheets. Log in as "guest."
This is where notes and worksheets will now be found. Go to the section that corresponds to the chapter in which we are currently working.

April 29 - May 17

From April 29 through May 17, we will be focusing on SOL test review. The science SOL test in on May 20. Please check the EBS website for the dates of the other tests.

Rather than listing all of the topics and assignments on this page, I have prepared a complete calendar for the students of the topics and homework assignments for each day. Please check my Moodle page for a copy of this.

Students should also be working on their projects which are due May 21. There are some days in the calendar that allow for time for this.


April 22 - 26

MONDAY
Ch. 19 Test
Electromagnet lab

TUESDAY
Discuss 20-1 and 20-2

WEDNESDAY
Discuss 20-3 and 20-4

THURSDAY
Ch. 20 Test
Discuss Ch. 21

FRIDAY
"Generating Electricity" video and quiz

April 15 - 19

MONDAY
Complete Waves II - Test tomorrow
"Anatomy of a Wave" and "Wave Speed" pages - Finish for homework

TUESDAY
Waves II test
Waves III

WEDNESDAY
Finish Waves III - Test tomorrow
Begin Magnetism

THURSDAY
Waves III test
Magnetic fields activity

FRIDAY
Discuss magnetism and electricity
Electromagnet lab

April 8 - 12

MONDAY
Temperature quiz
Heat activities

TUESDAY
Writing SOL is today. You will have some assignments to work on while you are in your non-testing study hall class today.

WEDNESDAY
Finish Ch. 14 material
TEST!

THURSDAY
"Waves I"

FRIDAY
"Waves II"

April 2 - 5

TUESDAY
Project topic due today!
Finish machine lab/test
Begin Ch. 13 on energy

WEDNESDAY
Energy conversions
Methods of generating electricity

THURSDAY
Ch. 13 Test
"Exploring Heat" video and notes

FRIDAY
Heat activities

Chapter 14 Test on Monday!

March 25 - 28

MONDAY
Begin Machines

TUESDAY
Continue Machines

WEDNESDAY
Finish Work, Mechanical Advantage, and Efficiency

THURSDAY
Ch. 12 Key Term quiz
Machine Lab - This is your test for Machines

March 18 - 22

MONDAY
Ch. 9 Test
Ch. 10, Sect. 1

TUESDAY
10-2 & 10-3

WEDNESDAY
10-4

THURSDAY
10-5

FRIDAY
Ch. 10 Test

March 11 - 15

MONDAY
Oil refining
Nuclear energy

TUESDAY
Materials and nanotechnology

WEDNESDAY
Begin Ch. 9 - Discuss and check 9-1

THURSDAY
Discuss and check 9-2 & 9-3

FRIDAY
Finish Ch. 9, review for TEST ON MONDAY!

March 4 - 8

MONDAY
Acid-Base Lab

TUESDAY
Ch. 6 Key Term quiz
Benchmark #1
Begin Ch. 7

WEDNESDAY
Carbon Cycle
Coal activity

THURSDAY
Petroleum and oil refining

FRIDAY
Materials

February 25 - March 1

MONDAY
Discuss 5-3

TUESDAY
"Chembalancer"
Finish Ch. 5 - Test tomorrow!

WEDNESDAY
Ch. 5 test

THURSDAY
Discuss solutions, suspensions, colloids

FRIDAY
"Watery Ice" lab

February 18 - 22

MONDAY
Ch. 4:
Oxidation numbers
Ionic bonding

TUESDAY
Covalent bonding
Naming compounds
Conductivity, polyatomic ions

WEDNESDAY
Ch. 4 Test
Begin Ch. 5 on chemical reactions

THURSDAY
Discuss 5-1
Work on demonstrations for the class

FRIDAY
Discuss 5-2
Work on demonstrations

February 11 - 15

Monday
Discuss 3-1
Do "Atomic Structure" sheet
Isotopes
Look at structure of the periodic table
Check 3-2

Tuesday
Discuss 3-3, Metals

Wednesday
Discuss 3-4, Nonmetals
3-5, Elements from Stars

Thursday
Finish any Ch. 3 material
Do "Periodic Table Practice" graded sheet

Friday
Ch. 3 Test
Begin Ch. 4 on bonding

February 5 - 8

Tuesday
Gas Laws

Wednesday
Finish Ch. 2
Gases graded sheet

Thursday
Ch. 2 test
Begin Ch. 3

Friday
Continue 3-2

January 28 - February 1

Monday
Ch. 1 Test
Begin Ch. 2 demonstrations

Tuesday
Finish states of matter demonstrations
Discuss Particle Theory of Matter

Wednesday
Viscosity lab

Thursday
Gas Laws, Boyle's and Charles'

Friday
Finish Ch. 2, Test on Monday!


January 21 - 25

Monday
Density lab

Tuesday
Discuss 1-1
Physical and Chemical changes assignment

Wednesday
Review 1-1
Discuss 1-3

Thursday
Finish all Ch. 1 material, review for test tomorrow

Friday
Ch. 1 Test
Begin Ch. 2

January 14 - 18

Monday
Finish "Tick-Tock"
Finish Introduction material - Test tomorrow!
Introduction Key Term quiz today

Tuesday
Introduction Test
Measurement activity

Wednesday
Finish Measurement
Density lab

Thursday
Discuss Ch. 1, Sect. 1

Friday
Discuss Ch. 1, Sect. 3

Ch. 1 Test on Tuesday!

January 10 & 11

Thursday
Class introduction
Lab Safety lesson
Pretest
Begin discussing Introduction chapter

Friday
Lab Safety quiz
Finish discussing Introduction terms
Check homework
"Tick-Tock" activity

My Quia activities and quizzes
Physical Or Chemical Change?
http://www.quia.com/quiz/482547.html
Understanding Chemical Reactions
http://www.quia.com/rr/117927.html
Metric System and Measurements
http://www.quia.com/jg/691024.html
Checkpoint 1 : : Do You Measure Up?
http://www.quia.com/rr/117243.html
Scientific Inquiry Hangman
http://www.quia.com/hm/210512.html
Scientific Method
http://www.quia.com/rd/45540.html
PS 1 Vocabulary
http://www.quia.com/rr/117925.html
MATTER, ATOMS AND ELEMENTS
http://www.quia.com/rr/117926.html
MATTER,ATOMS AND ELEMENTS
http://www.quia.com/hm/211306.html
Understanding Chemical Reactions
http://www.quia.com/rr/117927.html
IPC Chemical equations
http://www.quia.com/rr/126968.html
Chemical Reactions Terms
http://www.quia.com/hm/220435.html
PS 10 Vocab (PH)
http://www.quia.com/hm/230637.html
Chapter 10 Key Terms
Chapter 20 Key Terms
http://www.quia.com/hm/245847.html
Periodic Table Pre-Quiz
http://www.quia.com/quiz/832718.html
Chapter 3 Key Terms Practice
http://www.quia.com/jg/1168700.html
Chapter 4 Key Terms Practice
http://www.quia.com/jg/1199107.html
Ch. 5 Key Terms Practice
http://www.quia.com/jg/1219519.html
Chapter 7 Key Terms Practice
http://www.quia.com/jg/1247531.html
Chapter 10 Key Term Practice
http://www.quia.com/jg/1279508.html
Ch. 2 Key Terms
http://www.quia.com/jg/2026370.html
Ch. 6 Key Terms
http://www.quia.com/hm/714534.html
Ch. 12 Key Terms
http://www.quia.com/jg/2389462.html
Identifying Independent vs Dependent Variables
http://www.quia.com/pop/541819.html
Useful links
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