We will have projects due for each six weeks and serve as a test grade/major grade. Most projects will be done in class but a few will require outside class work. Information regarding projects can be found here. You may also email me if you have any questions.
First six weeks project - Ocean dependence food web project Project will be done on September 4 - September 7 completely in class. No outside supplies are needed for this project. Project Rubric - first_six_weeks_8th_grade_science_ecology_project.pdf 2nd six weeks project - Atom T-shirt Project Project will be discussed on Friday October 5 in class so students know the expectations of what supplies to bring and what element they are creating. Project will be completed in class on October 11-12 Supplies student needs to bring on October 11
Coloring utensils to decorate T-shirt (cut out T-shirt on card stock. No real T-shirt needed)
3D particles to represent protons, neutrons, and electrons. You will need enough for your element and you will need to make sure you have 1 type to represent protons, 1 type for neutrons, and 1 for electrons.
Some past year examples were 1.) (sticky tiny gems for protons, small tiny cotton ball (pom poms)-neutrons, and small beads- electrons) 2.) (Red beads for protons, blue beads for neutrons, green beads for electrons)
Rubric atom_tshirt_project_rubric.pdf 3rd six weeks project - balloon race car Balloon Race Car rubric balloon_race_car_project_2018.pdf Assigned on 11/30/2018 Car blueprint due 12/5 car_blueprint_paper.pdf Car Due date is December 13th. Bring a completed car in on December 11th to receive 10pts extra credit. 4th six weeks project - Moon Phases Menu board This is a project where students will mainly complete in class from Friday 2/7 - Tuesday 2/12 Project is due Wednesday 2/13 Student may work outside of class on project as needed. moon_phases_project_rubric__2_.pdf 5th six weeks project - Plate Tectonic Poster This is a project that will be completed in class on 3/25-3/27. Anything not completed after 3/27 will need to be done by 3/28. Project is due 3/28. Rubric will be posted soon. Students will need to bring a poster to class on 3/25.