The 8th grade focus this year is Physical Science. The content standards for 8th grade include:  Investigation and Experimentation, Motion/Force/Buoyancy, Matter, Chemistry, Astronomy, and a Science Discovery Day.

The 7th grade focus this year is Life Science.  The content standards for 7th grade include:  Investigating and Experimentation, Cell Biology/Microbiology, Genetics, Diversity of Living Things, Earth Science, Light, and Botany.

Science Resources: Here are some science resources that may be helpful.

http://sciencemadesimple.com/ : Science Made Simple

http://billnye.com/ : Bill Nye the Science Guy's Website

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/education/homework/index.html : National Geographic Website