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Parents:  Please feel free to contact me via email (pentello-lessd@gjps.org) or MSE phone (478-5550).  Also, you are welcome anytime to stop in if you should have any questions, concerns, or just want to touch base . . . my door is always open to you! 
 

Pentello-Less Science Assignments 2017-18

Our 8th grade Science Curriculum consists of the following:

1st 12 weeks - Life Science:  
Reproduction
Heredity 
Fossil Record                    
 
2nd 12 weeks - Earth Science:
Formation & Composition of Earth
Seismic Waves
Geologic Record
Geologic Processes -  Destructive & Constructive 
Plate Tectonics
                                                    
Last 12 weeks - Physics: 
Forces / Free body diagrams
Gravitational, Electrical & Magnetic Fields
Potential Energy 
 
 
Online textbook....
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Period 1 MEDICAL DETECTIVES 1st Quarter








8th grade Medical Detectives Curriculum consists of the following:

Weeks 1-3: What is a Medical Detective
Career research
Vital signs
Pathogens

Weeks 4-6: Mysteries of the Human Body Systems
Senses and nervous system
Brain anatomy and dissection
Mystery illness investigation

Weeks 7-9: Murder Mystery
Analyze crime scene
Virtual Autopsies
DNA analysis 
Electrophoresis