During this 8th grade science year your child will cover a number of topics; Energy Resources, Hydrosphere, Ecology, Infectious Diseases/Microbes, Biotechnology, Matter/Chemistry, and Geological Time/Evolution. This is an EOG tested course. So keeping up with the all the notes and resources given throughout the year is crucial for your child’s achievement, since the test is cumulative.
This class relies heavily on Canvas, the science interactive notebook, and a number of digital resources. Parents need to sign up to be an obsever in Canvas. Directions to set up Parent Portal This will allow you to set up weekly alerts so you can track your child's progress, view assignments and due dates, and have access to instructional resources.