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Middle School Science - Jodi Burns

contact me @ jodim@bakersfield.k12.mo.us

Life science

(6th grade)

Field Trip to Caney Mountain to be announced in October.

Science Fair will be week of March 21-25. All middle school students participate in this and may have up to one partner.

Students will keep a weekly notebook (1" binder) that will be kept in the classroom.

Each of the following units will be covered in this course:

booke.msscience.com

the nature of matter bookk.mssscience.com

life structure and function booka.msscience.com

from bacteria to plants bookb.msscience.com

human body systems bookd.msscience.com


Physical Science

(7th grade)

Science Fair will be week of March 21-25. All middle school students participate in this and may have up to one partner.

Students will keep a weekly notebook (1" binder) that will be kept in the classroom.

Each of the following units (except for math review) will be covered in this course:

Scientific Problem Solving

Motion and Forces

Descxribing Motion

The Laws of Motion

Work and Simple Machines

Forces and Fluids

Energy and Matter

Energy and Energy Resources

Thermal

Foundations of Chemistry

States of Matter

Properties of Matter

Understanding the Atom

Periodic Table

Elements and Chemical Bonds

Interactions of Matter

Chemical Reactions and Equations

Mixtures, Solubility, and Acid/Base Solutions

Carbon Chemistry


Waves

Waves

Sound

Electromagnetic Waves

Light

Electricity and Magnetism

Electricity

Magnetism

resources:

motion, force and energy bookm.msscience.com

the nature of matter bookk.msscience.com

waves, sound, and light booko.msscience.com

electricity and magnetism bookn.msscience.com

Earth Science

(8th grade)

Science Fair will be week of March 21-25. All middle school students participate in this and may have up to one partner.

Students will keep a weekly notebook (1" binder) that will be kept in the classroom.

Each of the following units will be covered in the following order during this course:

Exploring Earth

Mapping the Earth

Earth Structure

Minerals

Rocks

Weathering and Soil

Erosion and Deposisition


Geologic Changes

Plate Tectonics

Earth Dynamics

Earthquakes and Volcanoes

Clues to Earth's Past

Geologic Time


Weather and Climate

Earth's Atmosphere

Weather

C;limate


Water and other resources

Earth's Water

Oceans

Freshwater

Natural Resources

bookf.msscience.com

the changing surface of earth bookg.msscience.com

the air around you booki.msscience.com

the water planet bookh.msscience.com

astronomy bookj.msscience.com

earthquake.usgs.gov/

dsc.discovery.com/convergence/supervolcano/supervolcano.html