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)