You can find all class notes and Power Point presentations on your Google Classroom.
Below you'll find our current curriculum aligned to the California Common Core and NGSS
7th Grade: Earth Science
Unit 1: Earth Systems (6 weeks): Generally interesting Earth facts, Historical Facts the Earth Call Tell Us Its Self, Maps - Topographic and Bathymetric, Hydrologic Cycle, Weathering, Erosion, and Deposition: Rivers, Beaches, and Wetlands, Plate Tectonics, Pangaea, Alfred Wegener, Earthquakes and Volcanoes.
Unit 2: Weather and Climate (12 weeks)
Unit 3: Space Systems (5 weeks)
Unit 4: Human Impact (3 weeks)
8th Grade: Physical Science
Unit 1: Structure and Properties of Matter: What is Matter?, Properties of Matter - Density and Buoyancy
Unit 2: Chemistry: Chemical Interactions, and how you can find out about mystery mixtures through testing. Element properties, and the Periodic Table of the Elements, The Atom and Atomic Structure: Protons, Electrons, Neutrons, Atomic Theory, Timeline of Atomic Theory, Key Scientists who played a role in Atomic Theory, Radioactivity, Isotopes, Chemical Reactions, Balancing Equations
Unit 3: Force and Interactions
Unit 4: Waves and Electromagnetic Radiation
Unit 5: Space Systems - Earth's Place in the Universe
Preparing for the 8th Grade State Test