8th Grade Earth Science - mail.bedford.k12.ma.us

8th Grade Earth Science - mail.bedford.k12.ma.us

8 Grade Earth Science th Ms. Barbara Ferri Green Team Please pick up one packet from the wire bin on the table as you come in the front door. This is your homework . My Website http://mail.bedford.k12.ma.us/~barbara_ferri/

Massachusetts Frameworks Earths History Earths Structure Heat Transfer in the Earth System Maps as Models of the Earth Earth in the Solar System Earth Science Curriculum Geology

Astronomy Rocks Solar system Minerals Plate tectonics Seasons Eclipses

Earthquakes Tides Volcanoes Oceanography Ocean currents Meteorology Climate Wind patterns

The Eight Practices of Science 1. Asking questions 2. Developing and using models 3. Planning and carrying out investigations 4. Analyzing and interpreting data 5. Using mathematics and computational thinking 6. Constructing explanations (for science) and designing solutions (for engineering) 7. Engaging in argument from evidence 8. Obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information

Teaching Methods Multi-dimensional approach Learning styles inventory

Online text PowerPoint lectures Hands-on activities and labs Open Response Essays Videos Computer and technology based labs Grading based on Total Points

Tests and Quizzes Projects and Labs Open Response Essay Questions Homework Completion Classwork Email: [email protected] Phone: 1-781-275-3201 ext.2115

Extracurricular Activities Science Fair/Club (with Mrs. Scaltreto) ACE You Be the Chemist Challenge Boxtops for Education School Musical Courtyard Gardening Project

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