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Title: WELCOME to 8TH Grade Science 2012-2013

WELCOME to 8TH Grade Science2012-2013
  • Ms. Henry
  • Room 308

Whats the point of this?
  • To give you an idea of what we will cover in
  • Goals
  • Using the Scientific Method
  • How does science relate to the real world?
  • Meet 8th grade standards benchmarks (STAR)
  • Prepare for high school science!

My Contact Info
  • Voice Mail 24 hour turnaround
  • 916-264-4150 ext. 1308
  • E-mail (Same Day)
  • yasmin-henry_at_scusd.edu or funphyz_at_hotmail.com
  • Website
  • www.funphyz.com
  • In Person (Parents) Schedule a time/appt.

What do you need to bring to class?
  • Pen black/blue ink only.
  • Highlighters
  • Pencils/eraser
  • Mini-sharpener
  • Science Binder
  • Planner
  • Class workbook
  • Colored Pencils
  • Colored Markers
  • Basic Calculator optional

Your science books
  • We will use GLENCOE Focus on Physical Science
  • Textbook Workbook
  • Available Online
  • Secret Code EAB750EA95
  • Textbook Checkout will be
  • Sept. 10 (Periods 1,2, and 4)
  • Sept. 11 (Period 3)

What will we study this year?
  • When do we cut things up??? NOOOOO wrong
  • This is Physical Science
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Astronomy
  • See class policies

Types of Assignments
  • Daily Warm-ups (Can write these in your planner)
  • Classwork Stuff we do in class
  • Homework What you dont finish/any
    workbook/project work
  • Binder Logs/Checks (End of Chapter/Unit)
  • Quizzes/Tests (will be announced)
  • Projects Science Fair (Fall)/Science Career

Your Science Binder
  • Keep a 3-ring binder for your work.
  • Have a section for current binder log and binder
  • Have a section for graded work.
  • Keep items in chronological order.
  • Will clear out every quarter.
  • You will see the binder log every day on the
    screen and website so you can keep track of what
    to keep and what to turn in!

Late Work vs. Make-Up Work
  • Learn the difference!
  • --------------------------------------
  • Late work 50 deduct until end of chapter/unit.
  • 100 deduct after unit.
  • --------------------------------------
  • Make-up work must be done in a timely manner!
  • One-day absent, one-day make-up rule (length of
  • Excused absences/field trips/shadow days/etc.
    (See Class Policies)
  • Attendance means something!
  • Those who attend and participate every day tend
    to do well in class!!

  • I am available for tutoring
  • Lunchtime Daily! (You need to sign-up and get a
    lunch tutoring pass. I keep a log)
  • By appointment (after school)
  • By email yasmin-henry_at_scusd.edu or

My Website
  • Ms. Henrys Website is
  • www.funphyz.com
  • Here you can.
  • Download worksheets
  • Access the text and workbook
  • See daily agendas,
  • Check Grades
  • Get help with science topics.

How do I grade stuff?
  • I use the point system.
  • The number correct out of your total points and
    get a percent
  • For example, if you score 80/100 0.80 or 80
  • Extra credit will be 1 of overall grade.

Where do I turn my work in??
  • Turn in boxes (blue boxes)
  • Make sure your name is on your paper!!
  • Graded work in black trays.
  • Zangle updated weekly (Most recent on Mondays).

Lab Fee/Wish List
  • Completely Voluntary 10.00
  • Donations help to purchase class supplies,
    chemicals, and lab equipment.
  • Tax Deductable/Receipts
  • If paying by check, make payable to
  • Sutter Middle School/Henry

The 5 Bs!
  • Be on Time!
  • Be on Task!
  • Be Prepared!
  • Be Respectful
  • Be Involved!

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