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      Dates are subject to changing and may not align exactly with our daily/monthly work.

    September:     Introduction to 8th grade Physical Science:  Physics

                          Scientific Method and Design, Classroom and Lab Safety

                          Graphing and Measurement

    October:       Density

                        Motion:  Speed, Velocity, Acceleration, Momentum

    November:    Forces, Newton's Laws

    December:     Forces in  fluids, pressure

                        Energy

    January:       Electromagnetic Spectrum

                        Waves 

                        Mid term review and Mid term examination (Physics topics) 

     

    February:   Begin Chemistry

                     Properties:  Physical and Chemical

                     Physical and Chemical Changes

                     Phases of Matter:  Solid, Liquid, Gas

                    Classes of Matter:   Elements, Compounds, Mixture, Solutions

                    Separation of Mixtures

    March:      Earth Science:  Geology, Meteorology, Astronomy   

    April:        Continue Earth Science topics

                    Preparation for NY State Lab Performance Test

    May:         Review all topics for:

                    Intermediate Level Science Exam

                   

    June:       Written Test for Intermediate Level Science Exam 

                   October Sky

                   Review for Final Exam  (Chemistry topics)

     

    **Hey Dude....Email me what topics will be covered during the month of February to get an extra point onto your first Unit test:)     (Offer expires February 15!)                   

     

           HAVE A GREAT SUMMER, READ A GREAT BOOK!!!

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