SCIENCE



 

Welcome to science eight.  Please click here to access the course outline.  We will be touching on a number of topics throughout the course of the year, please see below for a brief descritpion.
Current Unit of Study - Introduction to the Scientific Method
This will be a brief warm up to ensure students have the necessary skills to be successful in this course.  it will also p[repare students for the science fair project that will be due in late February.

Cells
September - November 2016

This unit will expose students to a number of cell related topics"
  • Characteristics of the cell.
  • Relationship among cells, tissues, organs and organ systems.
  • Body Systems.

Fluids
December - February 2017

This unit will expose students to:
  • Density:  Floating and Sinking
  • Forces in Fluids
  • Viscosity of Liquids

Optics
March/April 2017
 

This unit will expose students to:
  • Properties of Light.
  • Reflection and Refraction.
  • Electromagnetic Radiation

Water and Water Systems - May/June 2017

This unit will expose students to a number of cell related topics"
  • Characteristics of the cell.
  • Relationship among cells, tissues, organs and organ systems.
  • Body Systems.

Science Fair
September - February 2018

This link will contain a number of useful resources for students to access whuile working on their science fair projects.