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!

Teacher's Message

Assignments

  • November 1, 2017 — 6 - Weathering & Erosion Vocabulary

    Please complete both sides of your vocabulary sheet to hand in on November 1. 2017. (Assigned on October 23)
  • October 27, 2017 — 7 - Chemical Reactions Vocabulary

    Please complete all definitions on both sides of the vocabulary sheet. Use your SDR, textbooks, and class notes to complete this assignment. If you "google" the definitions, be very careful that you truly understand what you are writing, and that the definitions relate to chemistry!

Important Dates

  • October 26, 2017 — 6 - FIELD TRIP to Franklin Mineral Museum in Franklin, NJ

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

Class Schedule


MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
8:00 - 8:15 AM
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8:15 - 9:00 AM
Science 7
Science 6
Science 8
9:00 - 9:45 AM
Kindergarten Science Lab
PreK-4 Science Lab
9:45 - 10:30 AM
PreK-3 Science Lab
2 Science Lab
10:30 - 11:15 AM
5 Science Lab
Science 8
4 Science Lab
11:15 AM - 11:55 AM
Science 8
Science 8
3 Science Lab
12:00 - 12:50 PM
7 -- EXTRA HELP
6 -- EXTRA HELP
8 -- EXTRA HELP
12:50 - 1:30 PM
Science 6
Science 8
1:30 - 2:10 PM
Science 7
Science 6
Science 7
Science 7
2:10 - 2:50 PM
1 Science Lab
Science 7
Science 6
Science 6
2:50 - 3:00 PM
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Additional News

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

GRADING PERCENTAGES FOR TRIMESTERS 1 AND 2 are:
Homework:  15%
Quizzes and essays:  25%
Tests and Performance Assessments:  30%
SDR/Lab Participation and Projects:  30%

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%