• Eighth Grade Science

     

    During the Forces and Motion Unit students explore the following essential questions:

    • How can one explain and predict interactions between objects within systems?
    • What is needed to describe motion completely? 
    • What is a force? 
    • How do forces affect motion?
    • How can various forms of motion be graphed?
    • How do machines make it easier to do work?

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    During the Chemical Interactions Unit students explore the following essential questions:

    • How can one explain the structure, properties, and interactions of matter?
    • How is the periodic table organized?
    • What determines the chemical properties of an element?
    • How do elements combine to form molecules and compounds?
    • How can changes in matter be described?
    • How is matter conserved in a chemical reaction?
    • What tools will students need to be able to study chemistry?

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    During the Astronomy Unit students explore the following essential questions:

    • How did humans learn about distant objects in space? 
    • How do objects in the universe appear and behave?
    • How do objects in the sky appear to move?
    • What keeps objects in motion?
    • How do the Earth, the moon and the sun interact?
    • Why are objects in the solar system different from each other?
    • What are the major types of galaxies? 
    • What does the Big Bang Theory say about the universe?

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    During the Human Biology Unit students explore the following essential questions:

    • Why is it important to understand the workings of our bodies? 
    • How is the human body organized?
    • How does the structure of something give us a clue to its function?
    • How does the human body stay in balance?
    • How does the human body sense and react to the surroundings?
    • What is the function of hormones?
    • How does the body defend itself from disease?
    • What is immunity?

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