Science

Pre-K 3 - 8th Grade | Ms. Edelmann |
All Academy students benefit from our science program LabLearner™, a 100% research-based, comprehensive, hands-on science education system aimed at illuminating and clarifying science in a way that is most understood and retained by students. Our Science curriculum combines scientific evidence with proven classroom best practices to create a science program that is easily absorbed and applied. The program aims to promote interaction and experimentation in a laboratory setting to encourage diverse learning and thinking strategies, and foster a community atmosphere of learning!

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Assignments

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Important Dates

    Resources

    LabLearner 2015-2016

    This site offers lots of great information about the LabLearner program, and outlines all of the LabLearner CELLs that each grade will be working on this year.

    Chem4kids

    This site offers a lot of in-depth chemistry information and quizzes for middle school students and their parents!

    Biology4kids

    This site offers a lot of in-depth biology information and quizzes for middle school students and their parents!

    Physics4kids

    This site offers a lot of in-depth physics information and quizzes for middle school students and their parents!

    Fact Monster

    This is a general Science site in which you can find explanations of heat and temperature, heat transfer, thermometers, etc. This is good, reinforcing information for our unit.

    StudyJams

    This is a site that has videos, slideshows and self-tests for just about every aspect of Science

    Physics for Kids: Simple Machines in Automobiles

    This is a link to information about physics and engineering. Many thanks to Alyssa for finding it!

    AusGrid: Australian Electricity & Magnetism Site

    Visit this site for interactive learning about electricity, electromagnets, and electric motors. Quiz yourself!.

    Chemicool

    This site has the Periodic Table and links to information about all the elements found in the table.

    APA Bibliography - References Formatting Rules

    Follow this guideline for the books, articles, and websites that you cite in your bibliography page

    Simple Machines - Engineering - Elliot's Link

    Visit this site for descriptions of simple machines and a list of terms.

    SCIENCE TREK -- Idaho Public TV

    This site has lots of articles and videos on all facets of science.

    Class Schedule


    MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
    8:00 - 8:15 AM
    HOMEROOM /
    PRAYER
    HOMEROOM /
    PRAYER
    HOMEROOM /
    PRAYER
    HOMEROOM /
    PRAYER
    HOMEROOM /
    PRAYER
    8:15 - 9:00 AM
    Science 7
    Science 6
    STEM 7
    Science 8
    STEM 6
    9:00 - 9:45 AM
    Science 7
    preK-3 -- Lab
    STEM 8
    9:45 - 10:30 AM
    1 -- Lab
    5 -- Lab
    10:30 - 11:15 AM
    K -- Lab
    Science 8
    2 -- Lab
    11:15 AM - 11:55 AM
    Science 8
    4 -- Lab
    preK-4 -- Lab
    12:00 - 12:50 PM
    6 -- EXTRA HELP
    7-- EXTRA HELP
    8 -- EXTRA HELP
    12:50 - 1:30 PM
    Science 6
    Science 8
    3 -- Lab
    1:30 - 2:10 PM
    Science 8
    Science 6
    Science 7
    Science 7
    2:10 - 2:50 PM
    Science 7
    Science 6
    Science 6
    2:50 - 3:00 PM
    HOMEROOM /
    PRAYER
    HOMEROOM /
    PRAYER
    HOMEROOM /
    PRAYER
    HOMEROOM /
    PRAYER
    HOMEROOM /
    PRAYER

    Additional News

    COME TO EXTRA HELP SESSIONS DURING RECESS!
    6th grade Monday recess ---- 7th grade Wednesday recess ---- 8th gradeThursday recess

    GRADING PERCENTAGES FOR TRIMESTERS 1 AND 2 are:
    Homework:  10%
    Quizzes and essays:  20%
    Tests and Performance Assessments:  25%
    SDR/Lab Participation and Projects:  25%
    STEM: 20%

    GRADING PERCENTAGES FOR TRIMESTER 3 are
    Homework:  10%
    Quizzes and essays:  20%
    Tests and Performance Assessments:  25%
    SDR/Lab Participation and Projects:  25%
    Final Exam:  20%