8th Grade Syllabus

Syllabus for 8th Grade Science 

Grade Weighting: 

10%  Homework, 20% Labs, 30% Class work,

 40% Tests

District Semester Grade Weighting:

Card markings grades: 28.5% each

Mid-term or final exam: 14.5% each

Topics to be covered:

First Semester - Catastrophic Events Including: §  Atmosphere and Weather

§  Oceans§  Plate Tectonics§  Earthquakes§  Volcanoes      

Second Semester- Geologic Time§  Earth’s Human Impact: Pollution and Global Warming§  Space