April 29 - May 10, 2019

Grade 8 Science

G. Saliba

April 29 - May 10, 2019

A test on the Human Skeleton is scheduled for Thursday, May 9, 2019.  We will be reviewing the material in class for several days.  Students will have handouts/notes/worksheets to study.  There will also be a review slide show posted on this website.

Skeleton websites







Monday, April 29, 2019 - No School

    1. Bellwork

    2. Turn in Egg-Speriment and Ch. 4-3 "Mammals," if not already turned in

    3. Set up egg in vinegar experiment

    4. Slide show/discussion on Ch. 4-3 on "Mammals"

    5. Assignment - R&R 4-3 (both sides) due Tuesday

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

    1. Bellwork

    2. Turn in R&R 4-3

    3. Intro to the human skeleton with handout

    4. Students use chart to label skeleton - go over correct answers together today

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

    1. Bellwork

    2. Slide show/discussion on the origin of bone names

    3. Activity - Origin of Bone Names - due in class

    4. Skeleton booklet - due Thursday

 Thursday, May 2, 2019

    1. Bellwork - turn in on Monday

    2. Turn in skeleton booklet

    3. Computer Activity on the skeleton - Chromebooks - turn in at the end of class today

Friday, May 3, 2019 - Noon dismissal - class competitions

    1. Bellwork - turn in on Monday

    2. No homework

Monday, May 6, 2019

    1. Bellwork (new sheet - turn in last week's bellwork)

    2. The graded Computer Lab activity done last Thursday in class will be returned and we will go over the correct answers. Students will mark the questions that will appear on the quiz on Thursday. Students also have a labeled diagram of the bones of the skeleton that will be on the quiz. Additionally, the slide show that we have been using to review is posted on my webpage.

     3. Review skeleton with slide show

    4. 8 min text book DVD on bones
    5. Assignment - ws on broken bones and casts - due Tuesday

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

    1. Bellwork

    2. Turn in ws on broken bones and casts

    3. Review skeleton

    4. Read together the article on "The Spine" and "Human Shoulders, Arms and Hands"

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

    1. Bellwork

    2. Turn in "The Spine" and "Human Shoulders, Arms and Hands"

    3. Review for Skeleton quiz (tomorrow!)

    4. Assignment - fill in the blank and crossword on the skeleton - due Thursday

Thursday, May 9, 2019

    1. Bellwork

    2. Review for the skeleton quiz

    3. Skeleton quiz

    4. Assignment - label the brain and the heart ws - due Friday

Friday, May 10, 2019

    1. Bellwork

    2. Turn in brain and heart ws

    3.  Begin Animal Classification Cards Activity - will be completed in class on Monday.  If a student is not finished by the end of class on Monday, s/he may finish it as homework due Tuesday.  The necessary information is available on my webpage, or a copy may be checked out and taken home.