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Welcome to Mrs. Higgins's Science (Team 8B) Webpage

 

Announcements

  • Friday Quizzes Most Fridays students will take an assessment that covers not only that week's new material, but periodically material from past weeks.  Students have the opportunity to retake a quiz ...
    Posted Aug 22, 2017, 4:01 PM by Kerstin Higgins
  • How To Obtain Missing Assignments Assignments are uploaded into ParentVue. Parents can obtain their activation key only in person at the front office or from Student Services.  This is an awesome tool to check on ...
    Posted Aug 22, 2017, 3:52 PM by Kerstin Higgins
  • Welcome Back! - 8th Grade Science Welcome back to Mt. Sky Junior High!  I am so excited to be your teacher and to  inspire your curiosity for science. This year we will have a student teacher ...
    Posted Aug 22, 2017, 3:55 PM by Kerstin Higgins
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Homework Assignments

AssignmentDue Date
Lab Safety Poster August 14, 2017 
Parent Letter  August 11, 2017 
Graphing Notes August 16, 2017 
Requirements for Life  August 21, 2017 
Power Point (Notes) The Cell August 21, 2017 
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Suggested Science Class Materials

Below are suggested science class materials that we will be using in class. Please let me know if you need me to help with obtaining class materials:
  • Composition Notebook
  • Spiral Notebook for Bellwork
  • 1 - Pocket Folder

  

Class Expectations

Mrs. Higgins' Academic Expectations with Grading Percentage Distribution: 
(Students will complete various assignments, tasks, labs, quizzes, tests, discussions and projects individually and in groups.)

Assessments: 45%
Includes test, quizzes, projects, reports, research papers

Classwork: 50%
Includes daily bellwork, science journal entries, science labs, weekly vocabulary, review stations

Homework: 5% 
Science is best learned through inquiry. Homework typically is an extension of work not completed in class. 
 

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