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Posted: January 20, 2019

Permission slips are needed to leave school after exams. If you have lost your slip, a note from home is also ok.

Posted: January 20, 2019

This is the last week for science 8

Grade 8 students will switch to Social Studies beginning next week.

If you did not do Friday's quiz it needs to be completed this week asap.

Monday - No school.

Tuesday - p 346 (1 a & b, 2a, 3, 4, 5, 14 & 16)

Wednesday - p 346 (1 a&b, 2a, 3,4,5 14 & 16) - Complete

               - Exxon Valdez oil spill diaster in 1989 (video)

               - Some students completed past assignments. 

               - I passed back all assignments and test that I still had with the exception of last Friday's test.

Thursday - No school

Friday - no school

 

Posted: January 16, 2019

Exam Breakdown

Electronics 40%

Projectiles 15%

Conservation of momentum 14%

Circular motion 9%

Inclines 10%

Torque & equilbrium 6%

Magnets & Coulombs 3%

Atwood 3%

Posted: January 13, 2019

Monday - Reminder to get your bulk fresh water export assignment if not already done so. ASAP!

           - quiz on Thursday.

Tuesday - Fracking: shattered ground.

           -review of key concepts from Monday's class.

Wednesday - Intro to "The Oceans'

               - Text p 342 -355

               - Page 355 : Check Your Understanding (1-5, 7 &8)

Thursday - Quiz.

Friday -

 

******Exam Review is posted below*******

 

Monday - No school.

Tuesday - Review of series circuits & parallel circuits from before Christmas break. Introduction to complex circuits.

           - Look over the handouts (complex_ciruits_0.pdf) from today's class on complex circuits.

          - physics may 8 & physics may 15 files are extra examples for series and parallel circuits.

          - I have posted an old test for you to go through as an exam review.

Wednesday - no school.

Thursday - no school.

Friday - Complex circuits 

            - green text p728 (36 & 37)

                           p 748 (18)

                           p 749 (33 & 34) 

 

 

Posted: January 6, 2019

Monday - No school

Tuesday - Fresh water - bulk export assignment.

           - Fracking - what is it?

                        - issues & opinions.

Wednesday - No school

Thursday - no school

Friday - Review the water table terms.

        - Fracking

Posted: December 14, 2018

Monday - Aquifers, water table, wells & groundwater.;

           - Water table terms file below

Tuesday - no School.

Wednesday - BBT

Thursday -

Friday -

Posted: December 14, 2018

Monday - Parallel circuits

           - Rules foer parallel circuits.

           - Compare parallel to series.

Tuesday- No school.

 

 Wednesday - Red text p 477 (9,10 & 11); p 488(13, 14 & 16); p 705 (6, 7, 8, 9 & 10)

 

Thursday - Green - p 724 (32, 33, 34 & 35) : Parallel circuits

              - P 728 (36 & 37)

 

Friday - Video 'series and parallel circuits'

 

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Posted: December 7, 2018

Monday - Continuation of Magnets.

           - Review the notes from class as well as the handout notes from Thursday.

          - F = BIL 

          - p 504 (9, 10 & 11)

          - p 510 Reviewing Concepts (1, 2, 3, 6,8 & 11)

          - p 512 (8-12)

Tuesday - introduction to electronics.

           - curent, voltage, powwer & resistance

Wednesday - Introduction to electronics. - continued

               - energy

              - Red text p 455 (5,6,8 & 9)

                           p 459 (14, 15, 16 & 17)

Thursday - current, voltage, resistance, energy & power.

            - Intro to electrical circuits.

            - component parts: control device, safety device, source, load & conductor.

            - The series circuit.

Friday - Calculations.

        -  - series vs parallel circuits (rules)

        - seven board examples (series circuits)

   

Posted: December 7, 2018

Monday - Water systems of the earth.

           - Read p 310 - 315.

           - Read page 318 - 323

           - P 323 ( 1,2,3 & 5)

           - file: science8watersystemsof_the_earth.pdf  --Below

Tuesday - Solutions to p 323 questions.

Wednesday - Floods, flood plains & drainage basins.

Thuesday - Read pages 324 - 327, 330

             - Check your understanding p 330 (1-7)

Friday - Levees & dams

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