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Mishawaka Catholic School Mission Statement
 
Mishawaka Catholic School builds disciples of Jesus Christ through faith formation, academic excellence and service to others in accordance with the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church.

 
 
Welcome to Science

 Welcome to the class page for science! 
 
I am excited to be teaching science for grades 6, 7, and 8! I will update this webpage weekly, so please check it often for information about homework, quizzes, tests and what's happening in the classroom.
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State Standards
 
Use the link below to access the Indiana State Standards for Science. Just click on Science and Computer Science and go to your students grade level.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
What's Happening in the Classroom
 
Please see below for important news about your students class:
 
 
 
News and Notes
 
 
SCIENCE FAIR INFORMATION
 
 
Science Fair information will come home Tuesday, 11/7!!! 
 
All students in grades 6 and 8 will be required to complete a science fair project.
 
 
 
 
Parents Please Note:
 
 
 
Please help your student stay on task by meeting the deadlines as outlined on the Student Science Project Schedule!!!
 
Every required reading and everything that is turned in has the purpose of helping the student to accomplish each assigned task and to learn about that specific aspect of their experiment! If students follow the project schedule AND stay on task, when the final project is due, it will be mostly done and will just need to be formatted for their display board. Every assignment also has a point value, so students who are not completing these important tasks on time will be losing valuable points. Please be sure your student is staying on task!!
 
 
Please visit these links for help with the science fair project:
 
 
Important links for Science Fair:
 
NIRSEF information

Science Buddies
 
 
 
 
Week of December 11 - December 15
 

 

Important dates:

 

 

 


 
6th grade science
 
Unit E: Ecology
 

We will work on Activities 87 and the Unit Review this week.

 

Homework for 6th grade:
 
 
Study for Test (see below)
 
 
Study Guide for Ecology Unit Test will come home Tuesday 12/5, and will be due Tuesday, 12/12
 
Ecology Unit Test will be Friday, December 15
 
 
Analysis questions may be homework if not finished in class!
 
 
 
 
Science Fair Due Dates:
 
 
This information is also on the Student Science Project Schedule!!! 
The Student Science Project Schedule was given to each student on 11/7/17
 
 
Parent signature page for Science Fair packet due Thursday, 11/9 
 
Read Scientific Method on Science Buddies and Turn in project questions due 11/14
 
Science Project Proposal Form Due 11/16
Science Project Proposals Due ASAP!!!
 
Background Research Worksheet and Bibliography Worksheet Due 11/30
 
Variables and Hypothesis Worksheet Due Thursday, 12/7 (handed out Friday, 12/1)
 
Read "Experimental Procedure" and Materials List" on Science Buddies
 
Materials list and Procedure  Due Thursday, 12/14
must be typed
 
 
 
Quiz and Test Info:
 
 
 
Unit Test Ecology Friday, 12/15
 
 
Analysis questions may be homework if not finished in class.
 

7th grade science
 
 
New Unit: Plate Tectonics
 
We will work on Activites 42, 43 and 44 this week.

Homework for 7th grade:
 
 
vocab flashcards due Wed., 12/13 for 7G and Thurs., 12/14 for 7P
 
 
 
Geologic Timeline Project Due Thursday, 12/14
 
 
Study for Quiz
 
Quiz and Test Info:
 
Vocab Quiz Thursday, 12/14 for 7G and Friday, 12/15 for 7P
 
 
 
 
 Analysis questions if not finished in class.
 


8th grade science
 
Unit B: The Chemistry of Materials
 
 
We will be doing activities to investigate the Periodic Table of Elements and atoms. We will be using a different textbook to review these concepts.
 
 
 
Prentince Hall Chemical Building Blocks:
 
Chapter 3 sections 3 & 4
 

 

Homework for 8th grade:
 
 
 
Elements Project Due Thursday, 12/14
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Science Fair Due dates:
 
 
This information is also on the Student Science Project Schedule!!!
The Student Science Project Schedule was given to each student on 11/7/17.
 
 
Parent signature page for Science Fair packet due Thursday, 11/9
 
Read Scientific Method on Science Buddies and turn in project questions due 11/14
 
Science Project Proposal Form Due 11/16
Science Project Proposals Due ASAP!!!
 
 
 Background Research Worksheet and Bibliography Worksheet Due 11/30
 
Variables and Hypothesis Worksheet Due Thursday, 12/7
(handed out Thursday 11/30 8G or Friday 12/1 8P)
 
Read "Experimental Procedure" and "Materials List" on Science Buddies.
 
Materials list and Procedure Due Thursday, 12/14
 
Must be typed!
 
 
Quiz and Test Info:
 
 
 
 
Quiz over REQUIRED Science Fair readings: "Variables" and "Hypothesis" moved to Monday, 12/11
 
Readings were handed out, but may also be accessed at Science Buddies.
 
 
 
Analysis questions if not finished in class.