After Thoughts will be available for any student that needs to make up time or assignments that they have missed. This will be held every Thursday and Friday from 3:15-4:45 in the upstairs media center. Please contact me for more information about this.
Remediation will be held on Fridays until 4:00 pm.
Welcome to 8th Science Class! I am looking forward to working with each of you throughout the year. Please check here each day for recent announcements and homework assignments that are due!

8th grade will begin this year with Chemistry and learning the different properties of matter! 

Assignments: 8th Grade
LATE Work:  15 points will be deducted each day an assignment is late.  After 3 school days, a zero will be earned.  
Atomic Structure Project Due October 17th
Current Event Project Due November 13th
Geologic Time Scale Project Due February 26th
May 21-25
All students need to continue to study their review booklet and vocabulary for the Science EOG on Thursday!! 

May 14-18
Monday - Properties of Matter Flashcards due tomorrow. 

Tuesday - Study for properties of matter quiz. 

Wednesday - Study purple booklet and vocabulary 

Thursday - Continue to study purple booklet and vocabulary. 

Friday - Study purple booklet and vocabulary. 

May 7 - May 11
Monday - Diversity of Life Flashcards and study vocabulary for quiz tomorrow!

Tuesday - Earth History Flashcards due tomorrow! 

Wednesday - Study for Earth History Quiz. 

Thursday - Energy Flashcards due tomorrow! 

Friday - Study for Energy Quiz on Monday. 

April 30-May 4 (Students on field trip this week) 
Monday - None 

Tuesday - None

Wednesday - None

Thursday - None

Friday - None 

April 23-27
Monday - Health and Disease Flashcards due tomorrow!!!

Tuesday - Study for Health and Disease quiz! 

Wednesday - Biotechnology Flashcards due on Thursday!! 

Thursday - Study for Biotechnology quiz! 

Friday - None! (Some students will be leaving for field trip) 

April 16-20
Monday - Study hydrosphere notes and quizlet vocab. 

Tuesday - Hydrosphere Flashcards

Wednesday - Study for Hydrosphere unit test!! Notes and Vocabulary! 

Thursday - Ecosystem Flashcards due Friday!!! 

Friday - Study for Ecosystems vocabulary quiz. Quiz Monday! 

April 9-12
Monday - Study notes and vocab words 

Tuesday - Study notes and vocab words

Wednesday - Worksheet and study for quiz 

Thursday - None. 

March 26-29
Monday - Begin to review your notes. 

Tuesday - Study for Chapter 2, Lesson 1 Quiz. 

Wednesday - Study for Ecosystems Test. 

Thursday - Happy Spring Break!! 

March 19-22
Monday - Sections 1 and 3 quiz on Wednesday. 

Tuesday - Study for quiz on sections 1 and 3. (Not section 2, we skipped it)

Wednesday - Study for quizlet vocabulary quiz. 

Thursday - None 

March 12-16
Monday - Finish Lesson Worksheet.

Tuesday - Obtain and Digest Food Assignment. 

Wednesday - Obtain Energy Assignment due Friday. 

Thursday - Study quizlet vocabulary for quiz tomorrow. Obtaining Energy Assignment due tomorrow!!

Friday - None.

March 5-9
Monday - None

Tuesday - any work not completed in class. Study for quiz on lesson 4. 

Wednesday - Study for Chapter 2 Test

Thursday- Study for quizlet vocabulary quiz. 

Friday- None

February 26 - March 2
Monday - Read pages 40-45 and answer the questions. 

Tuesday - Read pages 46-55 and answer the questions. Study for Lessons 1 and 2 quiz. 

Wednesday - Finish Bacteria Worksheet.

Thursday - Study for quizlet vocabulary quiz. Read pages 56-65 and answer the questions. 

Friday - None, unless you need to finish your worksheet. 

February 19 - 23
Monday - Study for Chapter 4 Test. 

Tuesday - Work on Project

Wednesday - Work on Project

Thursday - Study for quizlet vocabulary quiz.     

Friday - Geologic Time Scale Project Due on Monday! 

February 12-15 
Monday - Read pages 128-139 and answer the questions.

Tuesday - Study for lesson 6 quiz (Geologic Time Scale)

Wednesday - Study for quizlet vocabulary quiz. 

Thursday - Work on Geologic Time Scale project.

February 5-9
Monday - Get report cards signed.

Tuesday - Finish any work not completed in class and study lessons 2 and 3 for a quiz tomorrow. 

Wednesday - Read pages 120-123 and answer the questions. 

Thursday - Study for quizlet vocabulary quiz. 

Friday - Any work that needs to be completed from class. 

January 29 - February 1
Monday - Read pages 104-109 and answer the questions. 

Tuesday - Study for Lesson 1 quiz. 

Wednesday - Read pages 110-115 and answer the questions. Study for quizlet vocabulary quiz. 

Thursday - No Homework.

Friday - No School.

January 22-26
Monday - Read pages 46-51 and answer the questions. 

Tuesday - Finish worksheet if not completed in class. Begin to study Chapter 2 and your vocabulary words. 

Wednesday - Read pages 52-55 and answer the questions. Finish Lesson 3 worksheet. 

Thursday - Study Chapter 2 and Quizlet vocabulary. (Words 11-20)

Friday - None :) 

January 8-12
Monday - Study quizlet vocabulary. We will quiz tomorrow. 

Tuesday - None 

Wednesday - Any work not completed in class

Thursday - Ch. 2 Lesson 1 Worksheet 

Friday - None, Enjoy the long weekend :) 

January 3-5
Wednesday- Finish any work not completed in class. 

Thursday - Study for Chapter 1 Test 

Friday - Study for quizlet vocabulary quiz on Monday

December 18-20
Monday - Read pages 18-23 and complete all questions.

Tuesday - Read pages 24-27 and complete all questions. Complete quiz on Lessons 3 and 4. 

Wednesday - No Homework! Christmas Break Begins!!! 

December 11-15
Monday - Read pages 4-9 and complete all questions. 

Tuesday - Read pages 10-17 and answer the questions. 

Wednesday - None 

Thursday - Study Lesson 1 and 2 for quiz  Friday. 

Friday - None.(Finish your land-form research page)

December 4-8
Monday - Read Ch. 6, Lesson 3 pages 212-217 and answer the comprehension questions.

Tuesday - Read Ch, 6, Lesson 4 pages 218-223 and answer the comprehension questions. Study for quiz on lessons 3 and 4. 

Wednesday - None 

Thursday - Study for Chapter 6 Test (study guide)

Friday - None :) 

November 27 - December 1
Monday - Read Ch. 6, Lesson 1 pages 198-203 and answer the comprehension questions.

Tuesday - Study for lesson 1 quiz. Create a study guide for lesson 1. 

Wednesday - No homework. 

Thursday - Read pages 204-211 and answer the questions. 

Friday - None 

November 20-21
No Homework this week - Happy Thanksgiving :) 

November 13-17
Monday- Study for Chapter 5, Lesson 2 Quiz Describing Chemical Reactions. 

Tuesday - Finish take home quiz. 

Wednesday - Read pages 182-187 and complete the assess your understanding questions. 

Thursday - Study for Chapter 5 Test 

Friday - None 

November 6-10
Monday - Read pages 171-181 and complete all the assess your understanding questions. 

Tuesday - Current Event

Wednesday - Current Event Due on Monday. Please make sure to bring in a hard copy of your article to receive FULL Credit. 

Thursday - Conferences (No School) 

Friday - No School

October 30 - November 3
Monday - None 

Tuesday - Finish any work not completed in class.     

Wednesday - None

Thursday - Study for lesson one quiz. 

Friday - Current Event 

October 23-27
Monday - Study for Ionic and Covalent Bond quiz. 

Tuesday - No School 

Wednesday - Read pages 146-151 and complete the questions. 

Thursday - Study for Chapter 4 Test  

Friday - No School for students! 

October 16-20
Monday - Atomic Structure Project is due TOMORROW!! Please make sure that you have your model and your essay (printed off) to turn in tomorrow. 

Tuesday - None - we will be doing presentations in class. 

Wednesday - The Periodic Table of Elements Brochure

Thursday - Brochure due on Friday (We will work more on it in class Friday). 

Friday - None 

October 9-13
Monday - Read pages 124-129 and complete the assess your understanding questions. 

Tuesday - Study for your quiz on lesson 1. 

Wednesday - Work on Atomic Model Project. 

Thursday - Read pages 103-137 and complete the assess your understanding questions. 

Friday - Work on your atomic structure model and essay. Also, finish the worksheet from class. 

October 2-6
Monday - Read pgs. 96-105 and complete the assess your understanding questions. 

Tuesday - Read pages 106-113 and complete the assess your understanding questions. 

Wednesday - Chapter 3 study guide. 

Thursday - Study for Chapter 3 Test. 

Friday - None (work on project). 

September 25-29
Monday - Read pgs. 80-87 and complete the assess your understanding. 

Tuesday - None. 

Wednesday - Any work not completed in class. 

Thursday - Study for Quiz on Lesson 2. Create a study guide to study by. 

Friday - None

September 18-22
Monday - Create a study guide to review Chapters 1 and 2. 

Tuesday - Copy vocabulary words for Chapter 3, Lesson 1. Pages 72-79 (9 total words). 

Wednesday - Read pages 72-79 and complete the assess your understanding questions. 

Thursday - Study Lesson 1 for quiz Friday. Create a study guide. 

Friday - None. 

September 11-15
Monday - Study for quiz on lessons 1-2. 

Tuesday - Read pages 56-61 and complete all assess your understanding questions. 

Wednesday - No Homework. 

Thursday - Finish Review and Assessment if not completed in class. 

Friday - None.

September 4-8
Monday - No School.

Tuesday - Study for Chapter One Test. 

Wednesday - None.

Thursday - Read Chapter 2, Lesson 1 on pages 40-47 and complete all assess your understanding questions. 

Friday - None. 

August 28 - September 1
Monday - Read lesson 2 on pages 8-13 and complete ALL of the Assess Your Understanding Questions. 

Tuesday - None. 

Wednesday - None. 

Thursday - Density Worksheet. 

Friday - Read Ch. 1, Lesson 4 (pages 20-29) and complete ALL of the Assess Your Understanding questions. 7 questions total. 

August 23-25
Wednesday - Get Syllabus Signed 

Thursday - Read Ch. 1, Lesson 1. (Pages 4-7) and complete the Assess Your Understanding. 

Friday - You will have a quiz on Monday on Lesson 1 - Describing Matter. 





Welcome to 10th Grade Biology! I am excited to be working with each of you this year! Always check here and you will find homework assignments and announcements! 

In Biology, we will begin with an introduction and scientific method and then move right into Unit 1 - Ecology. 


Assignments: 10th Grade
LATE Work:  15 points will be deducted each day an assignment is late.  After 3 school days, a zero will be earned.  
Biosphere Project Due October 6th
Current Event Project Due November 6th
Genetic Disorder Project Due on February 15th
Current Event Project Due on May 29th
May 21-25
All students need to continue to study their review booklet and vocabulary for the Biology EOC on Thursday!! 

May 14-18
Monday - Study purple booklet and vocabulary. Practice Final Exam begins tomorrow! 

Tuesday - Continue to study purple booklet

Wednesday - Study purple booklet and vocabulary. You will have a vocabulary unit review beginning tomorrow! 

Thursday - Study purple booklet and vocabulary. 

Friday - Study purple booklet and vocabulary. 

May 7- May 11 
Monday - DNA Flashcards and study for vocabulary quiz. 

Tuesday - Genetics Flashcards due tomorrow! 

Wednesday - Study for Genetics Quiz.

Thursday - Evolution Flashcards due tomorrow! 

Friday - Study for Evolution Quiz on Monday. 

April 30-May 4
Monday - Cells Flashcards due tomorrow!! 

Tuesday - Study for cells quiz 

Wednesday - Cell Processes flashcards due tomorrow!

Thursday - Study for Cell Processes Quiz 

Friday - None! 

April 23-27
Monday - Intro to Biology Flashcards due tomorrow! Study for quiz! 

Tuesday - Ecology Flashcards due on Wednesday! 

Wednesday - Study for Ecology quiz! 

Thursday - Biochemistry Flashcards due on Friday!! Study for quiz on Friday as well!! 

Friday - None! 

April 16-20
Monday - No homework (field trip)

Tuesday - No Homework (field trip)

Wednesday - no homework (field trip)

Thursday - no homework (field trip)

Friday - None! 

April 9-12
Monday - Study notes taken in class and new vocab words

Tuesday - Study notes and vocab words 

Wednesday - Worksheet and study for quiz 

Thursday - None. 

March 26-29
Monday - Begin to review notes from Chapter 15. 

Tuesday - Study for Section 3 Quiz. Finish Section 3 Worksheet. 

Wednesday - Study for Chapter 15 Test 

Thursday - Happy Spring Break!! 

March 19-22
Monday - Finish Section 1 Worksheet and study section 1 for quiz tomorrow. 

Tuesday - None. 

Wednesday - Study for quiz on Thursday. (Quizlet Vocab) and complete the section 2 worksheet. 

Thursday - None. 

March 12-16
Monday - Read pages 372-379 and answer questions 1-5. 

Tuesday - Finish Section 3 worksheets.

Wednesday - Study for Chapter 13 Test. 

Thursday - Study for quizlet vocabulary quiz. 

Friday - EOC Packet Due on Monday. 

March 5-9
Monday - None

Tuesday - Study for Chapter 13, Section 1 Quiz on Wednesday. 

Wednesday - Read pages 363-371 and answer questions 1-6.

Thursday - Study quizlet vocabulary words. Finish worksheet if not completed in class. 

Friday - EOC Packet due on Monday. Chapter 13, Section 2 quiz on Monday. 

February 26-March 2
Monday - Read pages 333-335 and answer questions 1-4. Also, read pages 336-341 and answer questions 1-5. (9 questions total)

Tuesday- Study for Sections 2 and 3 quiz.

Wednesday - Read pages 342-349 and answer questions 1-7.

Thursday - Study for Chapter 12 Test.

Friday - Study for quizlet vocabulary. Quiz on Monday!! EOC Packet due Monday! 

February 19 -23
Monday - Read pages 326-332 and answer questions 1-6. 

Tuesday - Study for Ch. 12 - Section 1 quiz and finish worksheet.  

Wednesday - Continue to study section 1 

Thursday - Study for quizlet vocabulary quiz and section 1. They will be combined. 

Friday - EOC Packet due on Monday!

February 12-15
Monday - Study for Ch. 11 Test. 

Tuesday - Genetic Disorder Project Due on Thursday. 

Wednesday - Genetic Disorder Project due tomorrow. Study for quizlet vocabulary quiz. 

Thursday - EOC Practice packet due on Monday. 

February 5-9
Monday - None

Tuesday - Finish any work not completed in class and study for quiz on Ch. 11 - Section 1. 

Wednesday - Read pages 302-310 and complete questions 1-5. 

Thursday - Study for quizlet vocabulary quiz. Read pages 311-315 and answer questions 1-4.

Friday - None

January 29- February 1
Monday - Read pages 283-285 and answer questions 1-3. 

Tuesday - Finish worksheet is not completed in class.

Wednesday - Study for Chapter 10 Test and quizlet vocabulary words. 

Thursday - No Homework. 

Friday - No school. 

January 22-26
Monday - Read pages 270-276 and answer questions 1-6.

Tuesday - Study for Section 1 quiz on Wednesday. 

Wednesday - Read pages 277-282 and complete questions 1-4. 

Thursday - Study for vocabulary quiz. (Words 11-20 on quizlet)

Friday - None :) 


January 8-12
Monday - Study quizlet vocabulary. We will quiz tomorrow. 

Tuesday - None 

Wednesday - Any work not completed in class

Thursday - Study for chapter 9 test. 

Friday - None - Enjoy the long weekend! 

January 3-5
Wednesday - Read pages 244-247 and complete questions 1-5. Begin studying your quizlet vocabulary.

Thursday - Read pages 248-252 and complete questions 1-5. Study for quiz on Sections 1 and 2 tomorrow. 

Friday - Study quizlet vocabulary. Quiz on Monday. 

December 18-20 
We will be working on a current event in class that will be due on Wednesday before leaving for break! 

December 11-15
Monday - Read pages 218-221 and answer questions 1-6. 

Tuesday - Read pages 222-227 and answer questions 1-6. 

Wednesday - Read pages 228-233 and answer questions 1-4. Study for your quiz on Sections 1-3. Make sure you finish copying ALL notes into your notebook. 

Thursday - None. 

Friday - Study for Chapter 8 test on Monday! 

December 4-8
Monday - Read pages 201-207 and answer questions 1-6. Study cell parts and functions for quiz. 

Tuesday - None 

Wednesday - Study for Chapter 7 Test. Finish study guide. 

Thursday - None 

Friday - None 

November 27-December 1
Monday - Read pages 182-186 and answer questions 1-5.

Tuesday - Study for quiz on Sections 1-2. Create an outline for sections 1-2. 

Wednesday- Read pages 191-200 and answer questions 1-5. 

Thursday - None

Friday - None

November 20-21
No Homework this week - Happy Thanksgiving :) 

November 13-17
Monday - Read pages 161-165 and complete review questions 1-6. 

Tuesday - Read pages 166-171 and complete review questions 1-5. 

Wednesday - Study for quiz on Ch. 6 - Sections 3-4

Thursday - Study for Chapter 6 Test

Friday - None 

November 6-10
Monday - None - Current Event Presentations. 

Tuesday - Read pages 156-160 and complete review questions 1-5. 

Wednesday - Ch. 6 - Section 2 quiz on Monday. 

Thursday - Conferences (No School)

Friday - No School 

October 30 - November 3
Monday - None 

Tuesday - Finish any work not completed in class. 

Wednesday - Current Event 

Thursday - Study for quiz on Ch. 6 - Section 1

Friday - Current Event Due Monday

October 23-27
Monday - Read pages 122-128 and answer questions 1-4.

Tuesday - No School 

Wednesday - Read pages 129-135 and complete questions 1-5.

Thursday - Study for Chapter 5 Test

Friday - No School for students! 

October 16-20
Monday - Finish any work not completed in class. 

Tuesday - Study for quiz on Chapter 5, Section 1

Wednesday - Biodiversity Brochure 

Thursday -  Brochure due on Friday 

Friday - None 

October 9-13
Monday - Read pages 100-105 and complete review questions 1-5. 

Tuesday - Finish review packet for section 2. 

Wednesday - Study for Chapter 4 Test. 

Thursday - None 

Friday - None

October 2-6
Monday - Biosphere Project 

Tuesday - Read Ch.4-Section 1 (pgs. 92-99) and complete review questions 1-4.

Wednesday - Finish any work not completed in class ans study for your quiz on lesson 1. 

Thursday - Biosphere Project due tomorrow!!! 

Friday - None 

September 25-29
Monday - Finish Review Packet and study for Ch. 3, Section 2 quiz. 

Tuesday - Biosphere Project.

Wednesday - Any work not completed in class. 

Thursday - Study for Chapter 3 Test. 

Friday - Continue working on Biosphere Project. 

September 18-22
Monday - Read pages 60-64 and complete assessment questions 1-6. Create a foldable about Ecological Succession on page 62. 

Tuesday - Study for Community Ecology Quiz. 

Wednesday - Work on your Biosphere Project.

Thursday - Read Chapter 3, Lesson 2 and complete questions 1-6. 

Friday -  Continue to work on your Biosphere Project. 

September 11-15
Monday - Read pages 41-44 and complete questions 1-5. 

Tuesday - Read pages 45-49 and complete questions 1-4. Complete Cycles of Matter worksheet. 

Wednesday - Finish Review Packet on Sections 1-3. 

Thursday - Study for Chapter 2 Test. 

Friday - None. (Finish Ecology Poem) 

September 4-8
Controlled Experiments Due Friday 
Monday - No School

Tuesday - Study for Chapter One Test. 

Wednesday - Finish Ecology writing assignment if not completed in class.

Thursday - Read Chapter 2, Section 1 and complete the assessment questions. Page 40 (1-4)

Friday- Study for Ch. 2, Lesson 1 quiz. Quiz will be Monday. 

August 28 - September 1
Monday - Chapter 1, Section 2 Assessment. Questions 1-5 on page 15.

Tuesday - Study for Lesson 1 and 2 Quiz on Wednesday and complete review packet. 

Wednesday - Chapter 1, Section 3 Assessment.  Questions 1-4 on page 21.

Thursday - Study for Scientific Method quiz. 

Friday - No Homework. 

August 23-25
Wednesday - Get Syllabus Signed 

Thursday - Read Section 1 and complete Section 1 Assessment, questions 1-4 on page 10. 

Friday - Begin reviewing lesson 1. You will have a quiz on lessons 1 & 2 next week.