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Instructors:  Allison Childers                           Cedartown Middle School

                     Teresa Huckaby

 

Class: 8th grade Physical Science

Email: allison.lefebvre@polk.k12.ga.us

            thuckaby@polk.k12.ga.us

Phone (770) 749-8850 ex:1412

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION:  The middle school physical science course is designed to give students the necessary skills for a smooth transition from middle school physical science standards to high school physical science standards.  The course allows them to work conceptually on the laws of physical science:  Conservation of Matter, Conservation of Energy, Motion and Forces, and Energy Transformation.  They use what they observe to explain the difference between physical and chemical changes.

 

Grading Policy:

Labs/Quizzes 60%

 

Daily grades  30%

 

Final Exam    10%

 

Supplies:

 

Each student needs pencils, pencil lead, pens, paper, and a three-ring binder with dividers or a separate folder for Science work.  Please note that students may be asked to bring various other materials throughout the year for projects and activities.

 

Earbuds for iPad use, a flash or thumb drive for electronic storage and a smart phone or electronic tablet would be ideal for use in and outside of class to participate in online activities and after-school discussions.

 

Classroom rules:

  S. Stay Focused

  T  Take Responsibility

  R  Respect Everyone

  I   Inspire

  V  Value Education

  E  Expect Success

Contact Us
Polk School District 612 South College St.
Cedartown, GA 30125
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Phone: 770-748-3821
Fax: 770-748-5131
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