2015-16 Year in Science

This year in science we will continue to adopt the Next Generation Science Standards (http://www.nextgenscience.org.) 

Our path of scientific study for the 8th grade! Below is a snapshot of our curriculum for the year.  

Physical Science
a. The building block of matter is an atom.
b. States of matter and how thermal energy affects atoms.
c. Chemical reactions

Waves and how they behave. 

Life Science
-Heredity and Evolution
a. Genes are directions for traits.
b. Evolution through Darwin's theory of natural selection. 
c. Evidence supporting evolution. 

Earth Systems
a. Matter cycling
b. Earth shaping processes
c. Climate as a result of Earth's shape and rotation

Feel free to contact me by email- erica.bizaoui@wnesu.com or by telephone at 802-463-4366