8th Grade Accelerated Science

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@genevaschools.org
Phone: 440.466.4831 ext. 2127

Extra Credit Option

 Explain how different frames of reference affect descriptions of motion in the following scenario. A basketball player dribbles down the court at a constant speed and then shoots the ball into the basket. Describe the motion of the ball from the frame of reference of a camera mounted directly behind the basket. Then, decribe the motion of the ball from the reference frame of the basketball player.
 
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Study Sessions


 

Weekly assignments

 

Week of 9/10/18

8th Grade Accelerated / Advance Science

Monday

Pink Packet discuss acceleration graphs versus speed graphs. Read chapter 11.3 complete page 337 #1-7

Tuesday

Go over pg 337, introduce acceleration formula and solve multiple examples

Wednesday

Acceleration practice.

Thursday

Review key concepts, and pg 351 #1-10,13,15,17-22, 24

Friday

Go over above and continue review of key concepts. Pg 352 #25,28,29-31, 34

Test Tuesday 9/18/2018

 
 
 

Week of 8/27/18

8th Grade Accelerated / Advance Science

Monday

Relative motion, vector addition,

Pg. 331 #1-8

Tuesday

Distance and displacement worksheet questions #1-6, grade page 331 #1-8

Wednesday

Introduce speed, average and instantaneous. Pg 333, #1-2 and worksheet

Thursday

Graphing motion, and slope of a line. Intro Velocity how is it different from speed.

Friday

Finding speed and velocity worksheet.

Science Fair

Online edition of text book

Chapter Resource Material including learning targets

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