GRADE 8 LYNX SCIENCE
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8th Grade Science Course of Study
Scientific Method and the Immune System
Earth's Place in the Universe
-The Universe and Its Stars
-Earth and the Solar System
Matter and Its Interactions
-Structures and Properties of Matter
Molecules to Organisms
-Structure and Function
-Growth and Development of Organisms
-Inheritance of Traits
-Variation of Traits
Engineering, Technology, Science and Society
-Interdependence of Science, Engineering and Technology
-Influence of Engineering, Science and Technology on Society and the Natural World
Science class will focus on creating problem solvers for inside and out of the classroom.
Competencies for Science will be as follows...
2) Knowledge (Core Ideas)
3) Process Skills
In Science class students will be expected to demonstrate their ability to meet the competencies above. The level at which they do will be translated through points to a letter grade.