8-Sue Davidson



STAAR REVIEW BEGINS THIS WEEK!
SCIENCE STAAR, WED. MAY 10, 2017

Lessons for April 17 - 21

Mon:  Reference sheet set-up of formulas
       triangles for formulas, and Periodic
       Table usage.  Category 1 notes
Tues: Density - Compounds - atomic structure
Wed:  Periodic Table, Lewis structures
Thurs:  Compounds, chem. reactions, 
       balancing equations
Fri:  Vocabulary Review
      Category 1 Test

Make sure to study the Vocabulary
adjacent to this page.
Chapter 4 and 5 for this week's quiz.


Lessons for April 24 - 28

Mon:  Category 1 Quiz
(Use of periodic table, balancing equations,
Identifying protons, neutrons, electrons)
Tues:  Category 2 Notes, Force & Motion
Wed:  Notes on Force & Motion (use of
formulas, reading tables, graphs)
Thurs:  Vocab Quiz - force and motion
   Review using Kahout it
Fri:  Short Quiz Category 2 Force & Motion

MAKE SURE YOU VIEW VOCABULARY
ON THIS SITE. CHPT. 6 & 7

website to help with Major plates on Earth
https://www.learner.org/interactives/dynamicearth/plate.html

Lessons for May 1 -5

Mon - Begin Reporting category 3 Review
Earth and Space systems: See vocabulary
under Chpt. 6 & 7
Tues - Alg 1 Exam in the morning
Topography in class + Earth, Moon, Sun
Wed - Seasons, weather
Thurs - HR diagram, The Universe
Review: Electromagnetic Spectrum
Fri - Quiz Category 4
+ Organisms & Environment classwork

  LESSONS FOR MAY 8 - 12

MON:   FUN REVIEW CAT. 4 
TUES:  FUN REVIEW CAT. 4
​WED:  8TH GRADE SCIENCE STAAR EXAM
​THURS:  8TH GRADE S.S. STAAR EXAM
​FRI:  8TH GRADE FIELD TRIP - 
      FIESTA TEXAS, SAN ANTONIO

LESSONS FOR MAY 15-19

Our final test grade is an
Environmental Science project.

Mon:  Library research - landfills
Tues:  Library research recycling
and repurposing/ recycled products 
from home due today.
Wed:  Library research if needed
Thurs:  Turn in Essay, begin 
building from your recycled "stuff"
from home
Fri:  Continue building project

Lessons May 22-25

Mon: Presentations of projects
Tues: Presentations of projects
Wed: Presentations of projects
Thurs:  8th grade practice for promotion
ceremonies
Friday:  10:00 a.m. 8th grade Promotion
Students may leave after ceremonies are over!

PLEASE DRESS NICE!














Science Projects web sites

http://www.bing.com/search?q=science+buddies+science+fair+projects&src=IE-SearchBox&FORM=IE10SR

http://www.super-science-fair-projects.com/

http://mrscienceut.net/StarryNight.html

https://sites.google.com/a/mesquiteisd.org/8th-grade-science-staar-review/1st-six-weeks-warm-ups

Great sites for proof of animal life on a variety of continents:

http://www.bing.com/search?q=Gondwana+Australian+Animals&src=IE-TopResult&FORM=IE10TR

http://www.teara.govt.nz/en/evolution-of-plants-and-animals/page-2

Astronomy Webquest - Explore the Universe  site for Friday "Tech lab activity.

http://www.montgomery.kyschools.us/userfiles/1466/Classes/3245/Galaxy%20WebQuest%20Answers.pdf

http://safari.libertyhill.txed.net/SAFARI/montage/play.php?keyindex=390&location=local&chapterskeyindex=2700&play=1

http://www.neok12.com/video/Laws-of-Motion/zX4240617d607d61605a4106.htm

 http://www.neok12.com/video/Laws-of-Motion/zX5b4f66015f576f725d4145.htm

 http://www.neok12.com/video/Laws-of-Motion/zX6d4b44065f704043030606.htm

 http://www.neok12.com/pres/ZLAWMOT2

 http://www.sciencechannel.com/games-and-interactives/newtons-laws-of-motion-interactive.htm.

http://www.physics4kids.com/files/motion_laws.html


*Our textbook has a tutor for each lesson.  It is their e-book.  Check it out!


Excellent review for chemistry:  http://sciencespot.net/ -   kid zone
Fun games and challenges.  : )

                  

Contact information:  sdavidson@libertyhill.txed.net
                                  Conference:  11:15 - 12:00 noon
                                  School Phone:  512-379-3300
                                  FAX:  512-379-3310
        

























LIST OF GENETIC DISORDERS: 

http://www.genome.gov/10001204

 
http://www.genome.gov/12011238


http://mda.org/print/book/export/html/53110

 


http://latitudes.org/store/tics-tourettes-book/



 



http://sunearthmoonwebquest.weebly.com/ 




Interactive site for Rock Cycle: 


http://lhsblogs.typepad.com/files/rock-cycle-webquest-1.pdf




http://www.glencoe.com/sites/common_assets/science/virtual_labs/ES03/ES03.swf

http://www.learner.org/interactives/rockcycle/




Newton’s Laws Webquest: What we are using in class.

http://www.physics4kids.com/files/motion_laws.html 

http://www.bryan.k12.oh.us/userfiles/65/Classes/3350/newtonswebquest.pdf

 http://science.discovery.com/games-and-interactives/newtons-laws-of-motion-interactive.htm

GREAT REVIEW SITE:    http://www.studystack.com/studytable-747615


    
***THESE SITES WILL SERVE AS A TUTOR     FOR     BALANCING     EQUATIONS***

             http://crescentok.com/staff/jaskew/isr/chemistry/class12.htm


            http://funbasedlearning.com/chemistry/chemBalancer/default.htm

            http://education.jlab.org/elementbalancing/question.php?4277728



 

                        

Contact Information:  512-379-3300  
                       FAX:  512-379-3310
School Email Address:
sdavidson@libertyhill.txed.net
Best Time to contact: 9:45 - 10:20
*Please feel free to e-mail me any time. 






Recycling project along with 
repurposing recycled products.