Instructors: Allison Childers Cedartown Middle School
Class: 8th grade Physical Science
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.
Daily grades 30%
Final Exam 10%
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.
S. Stay Focused
T Take Responsibility
R Respect Everyone
V Value Education
E Expect Success