Grade 8 Science

*GRADE 8*
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Science 8 Class of 2019
Daily review is essential to academic success
**Please Note: Homework/Lab/Testing Schedule may change due to Classroom Interruptions/Special Events/Assemblies/Needed Reinforcement of Concepts**Student Assignment Pads are Utilized Daily!


Week of September 17-September 21, 2018

*MONDAY*
Review for Test Tuesday
“Exploring and Classifying Life” pg. 4-34

 *TUESDAY*
Test “Exploring and Classifying Life” pg. 4-34
Objectives: to utilize the scientific method of
investigation; distinguish 
between living & nonliving
things & 
needs for survival/characteristics; to understand
biogenesis & 
spontaneous generation; to understand 
how chemical compounds formed in living things;
classification system; 
dichotomous key

*WEDNESDAY*
Lab Activity: “Classification System” COntinued
pg. 27 Objective: How can the features of seeds/beans
be used to 
develop a key to identify the seed/bean? (
dichotomous key)
*Conclude & Apply Questions (1-4)
Dichotomous Key/Questions Due:
After Completion of Activity


*THURSDAY*
New Topic: Section 1: “Cell Structure”
Objectives: identify names & functions of each part of the
cell; explain the importance of the nucleus & all cell organelles;
compare tissues, organs, & organ systems
Homework: read pg. 38-45 Section 1 
Answer questions pg. 45 (1-6) in notebook


*FRIDAY*
Section 1: “Cell Structure” 
Complete Homework: Section 1 Reinforcement
Cell Structure pg. 27 
 & pg. 33 Section Review


Project:“Classification System”