8th grade science
Our 8th grade science curriculum consists of  an introduction section, a chemistry section, a physics section, and an earth and space science section.
 
Contact Mr. Mirabell
Email:  john.mirabell@neomin.org
Phone: 440.466.4831 ext. 2127
 
Extra Credit Option
You may complete the extra credit option assignment if you wish, it will require some extra research to answer, this is to be done on your time. Answers should be in essay form, typed, 1 page or less.

Explain how airplane wings and the wings of birds affect the air flowing over them to produce lift. Be sure to write in your own words. Cite your sources!    
 
Study Sessions

 
 
Weekly assignments
 

Week of 11/2/15

8th Accelerated Science

Monday

Introduction to chapter 15.2 Energy conversion and conservation. Complete questions pg. 459 #1-8.

Tuesday

Math practice to chapter 15.2 including, mechanical energy and conservation of energy.

Wednesday

Math review part 2

Thursday

Energy resources chapter 15.3 pg. 466 #1-6

Friday

Chapter review pg. 469 # 11-13, 16-19, 21, 22 , and 22-25.

Boats are due Tuesday 11/10/15

 
 

Week of 9/21/15

8th Accelerated Science

Monday

Chapter 12 forces in motion intro 12.1 force measuring force and units of force

Tuesday

Continue chapter 12.1

Wednesday

Complete chapter 12.1 notes

Thursday

Page 362 questions 1-8 and pg 385 #11-17, 24, 34, 36

Friday

No School for Students

 
 

Week of 9/14/15

8th Accelerated Science

Monday

Review chapter 11 test together in class. Please see chapter 11 material to the right for a study guide.

Tuesday

Chapter 11 test.

Wednesday

Acceleration activity outdoors weather permitting

Thursday

Acceleration activity review and sum up.

Friday

Return chapter 11 tests and discuss science fair for this year, project expectations etc.

 
 

Week of 9/7/15

8th Accelerated Science

Monday

No School

Tuesday

Review chapters 11.1 and 11.2 introduce chapter 11.3 acceleration

Wednesday

How to use and solve acceleration formula multiple examples on board. Homework pg. 346 math practice 1-4

Thursday

Check homework correct any math misunderstanding, students work in class pg 348 #1-9 and pg. 351 #13, 22-24, 28 and 31. Pg. 532 #33 is extra credit for a complete explanation with diagram.

Friday

Review homework together along with pg. 353 standardized test prep in class.

 
 

Week of 8/31/15

8th Accelerated Science

Monday

Check homework from 11.1 1-8 and end of chapter 11,12,14,18 introduce chapter 11.2 speed and velocity

Tuesday

Continue chapter 11.2 speed and velocity and practice math problems involving both.

Wednesday

Questions 337 #1-9 and pg 351 # 15-17, 20, 21.

Thursday

Check homework and further discussion of question numbers 25-27 and 29-30 and 34.

Friday

Review speed velocity, distance and displacement.

 
 

Week of 8/24/15

8th Accelerated Science

Monday

Welcome back, assign seats, class rules, books

Tuesday

Pre-course assessment

Wednesday

Pre-course assessment and intro chapter 11.1 distance and displacement.

Thursday

Complete 11.1 notes chow students class website

Friday

Chapter 11.1 questions pg.331 #1-8 and pg 351 # 11,12,14,18,19.

Science Fair
Online edition of text book
Chapter Resource Material including learning targets
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