Science - Ms. Ali
Zoom ID - 436 607 3591
Infectious Disease and Outbreaks
Genetics and Evolution
Energy Conservation and Transfer
Solids, Liquids, and Gases
Elements and the Periodic Table
Atoms and Bonding
Acids, Bases, and Solutions
Course Description – Study of life, earth, and physical sciences (see table below) according NC Curriculum Standards. This course is reading intensive; an EOG will be administered at the end of the year. Not only will students be tested on textbook material, but also the NC Standards for 8th Grade Science. Research is necessary.
Earth Science Course Topics : (1) Earth Systems, Structures, and Processes and (2) Earth's History
Life Science Course Topics: (1) Structures and Functions of Living Organisms, (2) Ecosystems, (3) Evolution and Genetics, (4) Molecular Biology
Physical Science Course Topics: (1) Matter: Properties and Change and (2) Energy: Conservation and Transfer
How to be Successful - Memorize and master terms, concepts, formulas, processes, the periodic table, etc. Answer questions correctly and explain what you have learned verbally; participation is very important. Read and study the material the day before instruction, as teaching will be student-centered.
Materials – Textbook and NC Standards.
Assessment– Your child will receive a grade based on attendance, participation, quizzes, projects and tests.
Quizzes, tests, and projects.
Report Card Grading
A - 90-100% B-80-89% C- 70-77% D- 60-69% F - Below 60
Which best explains why all of the Earth’s freshwater is not available for human use?
a. Most of Earth’s freshwater is only in lakes.
b. Most of Earth’s freshwater is underground.
c. Most of Earth’s freshwater is still in the water cycle.
d. Most of Earth’s freshwater is frozen water.
Which disease is caused by a fungal infection?
a. intestinal worms
c. chicken pox
d. athlete’s foot