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Mrs. Mora

kmora@franklinlakes.k12.nj.us

Science and STEAM

2021-2022



Google Classroom Codes for Science

Period 2 : exlckej

Period 5 : cwtm54y

Period 7 : wunipdr

Period 9 : bzivamx

Google Classroom Code for STEAM

Period 4 Quarter 1 : ki3ndlb







Ms. Mora has been teaching middle school science since 2001. Ms. Mora comes from a teaching family. Her father was a high school Biology teacher for thirty-one years. She has completed graduate work in elementary science.

She grew up with a doctor of zoology as a father and recalls how eventful that was. At any given moment the Mora house was a “zoo” in itself. They had pets and visitors. The following were just some of the gang; the family dog, snakes, mice, iguanas, a de-scented skunk, raccoons, rabbits, a dwarf hedgehog, turtles, fish, a chinchilla and a bird named cookie. Ms. Mora's mother did not share the same passion but she certainly was accepting of it. Both her and her sister felt very lucky growing up in the Mora house. Today her house has only rescue dogs and fish.

She pursued teaching after her father passed away in 1996. Prior to that she was in business/communications.

Ms. Mora is married and has a stepson David who is attending Virginia Tech this year. She is also close with her mother and sister. Her sister recently moved to Hawaii which is where she will be traveling this summer.



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Physical Science:

what the world is made of!



OFFICE HOURS

First Tuesday Morning of each Month 7:20-7:50

First Thursday Afternoon of each Month 3:00-3:30

Educational Philosophy:

Ms. Mora has a serious commitment to be the best teacher she can be for each individual she has the opportunity to work with. She aims to improve student’s attitudes about science and have fun while learning.

8th grade Science is designed as an introduction to chemistry and physics. This curriculum includes the more abstract concepts.


      • Intro To Physical Science

      • Thinking Like A Scientist

      • Matter and Its Interactions

      • Atoms and the Periodic Table

      • Forces and Interactions

      • Energy

      • Waves and Light

      • Climate Change

      • STEAM Challenges