Binz, Lisa

WELCOME TO 8TH GRADE SCIENCE!

This year we will be examining the earth from the inside out. Our leading topic is the Earth's interior, followed by the Earth's surface, the third topic is water and the atmosphere, and finally we will examine the Earth from space.



Ms. Binz
LBinz@pway.org
Room 33 
Quibbletown Middle School
732-752-0444 x 5327

Homework can be found on Schoology!


Materials Needed for Success
iPad
Pen/Pencil
Science Notebook


Grading Policy:
Quizzes 40%
Projects/Labs 30%
Classwork/Activities 20%
Homework 10%

Syllabus:

Unit 1: Earth's Interior and Systems
Interior systems
Tectonic activity
Magmatic activity
Minerals and rocks

Unit 2: Earth's Changing Surface
Earth's surface water
Weathering and soil
Erosive forces
Geologic time

Unit 3: Earth's Atmosphere
Composition and layers of the atmosphere 
Meteorology
Factors affecting climate

Unit 4: Earth's Place in Space
Earth and moon system
Earth in the solar system
Radiation in space
Stars and galaxies