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Title: WELCOME to 8TH Grade Science 2012-2013


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WELCOME to 8TH Grade Science2012-2013
  • Ms. Henry
  • Room 308

2
Whats the point of this?
  • To give you an idea of what we will cover in
    class.
  • Goals
  • Using the Scientific Method
  • How does science relate to the real world?
  • Meet 8th grade standards benchmarks (STAR)
  • Prepare for high school science!

3
My Contact Info
  • Voice Mail 24 hour turnaround
  • 916-264-4150 ext. 1308
  • E-mail (Same Day)
  • yasmin-henry_at_scusd.edu or funphyz_at_hotmail.com
  • Website
  • www.funphyz.com
  • In Person (Parents) Schedule a time/appt.

4
What do you need to bring to class?
  • Pen black/blue ink only.
  • Highlighters
  • Pencils/eraser
  • Mini-sharpener
  • Science Binder
  • Planner
  • Class workbook
  • Colored Pencils
  • Colored Markers
  • Basic Calculator optional

5
Your science books
  • We will use GLENCOE Focus on Physical Science
  • Textbook Workbook
  • Available Online
  • Secret Code EAB750EA95
  • Textbook Checkout will be
  • Sept. 10 (Periods 1,2, and 4)
  • Sept. 11 (Period 3)

6
What will we study this year?
  • When do we cut things up??? NOOOOO wrong
    science.
  • This is Physical Science
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Astronomy
  • See class policies

7
Types of Assignments
  • Daily Warm-ups (Can write these in your planner)
  • Classwork Stuff we do in class
  • Homework What you dont finish/any
    workbook/project work
  • Binder Logs/Checks (End of Chapter/Unit)
  • Quizzes/Tests (will be announced)
  • Projects Science Fair (Fall)/Science Career
    (Spring)

8
Your Science Binder
  • Keep a 3-ring binder for your work.
  • Have a section for current binder log and binder
    material.
  • Have a section for graded work.
  • Keep items in chronological order.
  • Will clear out every quarter.
  • You will see the binder log every day on the
    screen and website so you can keep track of what
    to keep and what to turn in!

9
Late Work vs. Make-Up Work
  • Learn the difference!
  • --------------------------------------
  • Late work 50 deduct until end of chapter/unit.
  • 100 deduct after unit.
  • --------------------------------------
  • Make-up work must be done in a timely manner!
  • One-day absent, one-day make-up rule (length of
    absence).
  • Excused absences/field trips/shadow days/etc.
    (See Class Policies)
  • Attendance means something!
  • Those who attend and participate every day tend
    to do well in class!!

10
Tutoring!
  • I am available for tutoring
  • Lunchtime Daily! (You need to sign-up and get a
    lunch tutoring pass. I keep a log)
  • By appointment (after school)
  • By email yasmin-henry_at_scusd.edu or
    funphyz_at_hotmail.com

11
My Website
  • Ms. Henrys Website is
  • www.funphyz.com
  • Here you can.
  • Download worksheets
  • Access the text and workbook
  • See daily agendas,
  • Check Grades
  • Get help with science topics.

12
How do I grade stuff?
  • I use the point system.
  • The number correct out of your total points and
    get a percent
  • For example, if you score 80/100 0.80 or 80
  • Extra credit will be 1 of overall grade.

13
Where do I turn my work in??
  • Turn in boxes (blue boxes)
  • Make sure your name is on your paper!!
  • Graded work in black trays.
  • Zangle updated weekly (Most recent on Mondays).

14
Lab Fee/Wish List
  • Completely Voluntary 10.00
  • Donations help to purchase class supplies,
    chemicals, and lab equipment.
  • Tax Deductable/Receipts
  • If paying by check, make payable to
  • Sutter Middle School/Henry

15
The 5 Bs!
  • Be on Time!
  • Be on Task!
  • Be Prepared!
  • Be Respectful
  • Be Involved!

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