8 th Grade Science

Welcome to the 8th Grade Science class! I am so excited about the opportunity to get to know you and I am looking forward to a happy and productive school year (2018-2019).

I am from the beautiful island of Jamaica, which is an island in the Caribbean, and this will be my 10th (tenth) year teaching. Regarding my educational background I possess double major bachelor degrees in Biochemistry and Chemistry. Also I would like to tell you that I have a post graduate diploma training in education and training. Areas to cover for 8th Grade includes the following:    
8.P.2 – Forces and Motion 
8.P.3– Waves 
8.E.4 – Earth’s Place in the Universe 
8.E.5 –Earth Systems and Resources
8.E.6 – Earth’s History and Diversity of Life 

Student Supplies ( Check out the school's grade supplies as well for overlaps):

Every day, unless otherwise directed, students will be responsible to bring to class:

1.      A pen and / or pencil with eraser ( red, black or blue)

2.      Science Textbook ( to be supplied)

3.      Notebook Paper

4.      3 ringed binder or composition book with (3) three sections

5.      Glue stick( small size)

6.      Highlighters

7.      Colored pencils, markers or crayons

8.      Note or Index Card

9.*When directed by teacher student may have to take calculators, blank paper and graph paper.

CLASSROOM NEEDS: Disinfectant wipes, Sanitizer- Germ-X,  Kleenex

No state administered end of year exam will be administered in this year however the year will be in depth to cover S.T.E.A.M centered approach, exam type practice and experiments.

In this year students will be completing a State administered SC Ready Science test in May 2019 based on all covered.