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



  • 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 ...
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  • Welcome Back! - 8th Grade Science Welcome back to the first week of the year. I am so excited to be your teacher and to  inspire your curiosity for science. 
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Homework Assignments

AssignmentDue Date
Signed Safety Contract and Syllabus August 12, 2016 
Lab Safety Poster August 16, 2016 
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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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