Science 8th Grade: Life Science
2001-2002 Year Syllabus
(Tentative as of 8/2003)
*Please note that chapters as well as projects and labs are subject to change based on time. Only major labs and activities are listed.
Chapter 1: Scientific Method
Chapter 11: Motion and Energy
Chapter 12: Forces and Motion
(Hot Wheel Physics Labs)
(GI Joe Bungee Jumping Lab)
Chapter 13: Work, Machines and Energy
(Simple Machines Labs)
(Simple Machine Project)
Chapters 2 & 4: Properties of Matter
Chapter 5: Atoms, Elements, Compounds, and Mixtures
(Element Song Project)
Chapter 6: Periodic Table
(Periodic Table Project)
Chapter 12: Electricity
(Static Electricity Lab)
Chapter 15: Light and the Uses of Light
*Spring Final Project: Robotics project due in mid April
*Spring Special Unit : Aerodynamics and Model Rocketry
Chapters 8&9: Chemical Reactions and Solutions (if time permits
(mixture/solution project: cooking)
Chapter 7: Chemical Reactions and Solutions
(Chemical Reaction Labs)
(Mixture/Solution Project: Cooking)
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