• 8th Grade Physical Science: Course Syllabus

    Mr. Jody Reece

    jody.reece@henry.k12.va.us

    Fieldale-Collinsville Middle School

    2021-2022 School Year

     

    8th Grade Physical Science introduces physics and chemistry concepts that will prepare students for high school science classes. There will be an SOL test at the end of the semester covering material from 6th, 7th, and 8th grades. The Virginia Standards of Learning covered in the class will follow the schedule below:

     

    1st 9 Weeks

    2nd 9 Weeks

    3rd 9 Weeks

    4th 9 Weeks

    PS.1: Scientific Investigation & Measurement


    PS.10 a,b,d: Force & Motion


    PS.10 c,d: Work & Simple Machines

    PS.6: Energy


    PS.7: Heat/Thermal Energy


    PS.11: Electricity & Magnetism


    PS.8: Sound Waves


    PS.9: Light Waves

    PS.2: Matter


    PS.3: Atomic Structure


    PS.4: Periodic Table


    PS.5: Changes in Matter

    6th Grade Review


    7th Grade Review


    8th Grade Review


    SOL Test

     

    In addition to review during the last quarter of the semester, we will continuously review 6th and 7th grade material throughout the course. 

     

    Supplies Needed: 

    • Bookbag
    • Pencil

     

    Grading Scale:  Students will be graded on tests, projects/labs, quizzes, and  module assignments.  Module assignments  must be completed by the due date.   Unit tests will count twice.

     

    Late Policy: Each day an assignment is turned in late, your grade will be dropped by 10 points. No late assignments will be accepted after 5 days. 

     

    Absences: If you are absent, it is YOUR responsibility to make up any missed work.


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