Welcome To Mr. Alkire's 8th Grade Science Homepage

On this page, you will find information about daily activities that occurred in Mr. Alkire’s classes.  You can view, download, and print materials that were used in class.

Monday, September 5th
No School - Labor Day


Tuesday, September 6th
1.   Introductions
2.  Build A Boat (And Hope It Floats) - Day #1
3.  Get To Know Your Partner(s)
4.  Classroom Procedures Click Here

HWK:  None


Wednesday, September 7th
1.  Build A Boat (And Hope It Floats) - Day #2
2.  Notes - How To Write A Lab Report  - Click Here

Below you will find the lectures that will assist students with completing the notes above.

-  Video 1.1:  Title - Click Here
-  Video 1.2:  Introduction - Click Here
-  Video 1.3:  Problem - Click Here
-  Video 1.4:  Hypothesis - Click Here
-  Video 1.5:  Materials - Click Here
-  Video 1.6:  Procedures - Click Here
-  Video 1.7:  Results - Click Here
-  Video 1.8:  Conclusion - Click Here
-  Video 1.9:  Discussion - Click Here
-  Video 1.10:  Hints - Click Here

2.  Intro/Begin Walking Lab - Click Here

HWK:  Have parents read/sign classroom procedures - Click Here


Thursday, September 8th
1.  Notes - How To Create A Graph Click Here

Below you will find the lectures that will assist students with completing the lab above.
-  Video 1.15: Notes How To Create A Graph "Types Of Graphs" - Click Here
-  Video 1.16: Notes How To Create A Graph "Title" - Click Here
-  Video 1.17: Notes How To Create A Graph "Labels" - Click Here
-  Video 1.18: Notes How To Create A Graph "Axes Scales" - Click Here
-  Video 1.19: Notes How To Create A Graph "Correctly Plotted Data" - Click Here
-  Video 1.20: Notes How To Create A Graph "Key or Legend" - Click Here

2.  Continue Walking Lab - Click Here

HWK:  Have parents read/sign classroom procedures - Click Here


Friday, September 9th
1.  Finish Walking Lab - Click Here

2.  Begin Inquiry Lab - Click Here

Below you will find the lectures that will assist students with completing the lab above.
-  Video 1.11:  Inquiry Lab Intro. - Click Here
-  Video 1.12:  Measure Block of Wood - Click Here
-  Video 1.13:  Measure Metal Pipe - Click Here
-  Video 1.14:  Measure Softball - Click Here