Science 8 Timeline

Here is the basic timeline for Science 8 :

Approx. Dates Unit/Topics Covered
Aug 19-Aug 30
  • Nature of Science
    Scientific Method
  • Experimental Design
  • Measurement with Accuracy and Precision
  • Lab Safety
  • Communication

Sept. 3-Sept 30
  • Properties of Matter
    Physical Properties of Matter
  • Chemical Properties of Matter
  • Physical Changes of matter
  • Chemical Changes of Matter
Oct.1-Oct 25
  • Chemistry of Matter
    Periodic Table of Elements
  • Atomic Structure
  • Chemical Reactions
  • Chemical Equations (Balanced)
Oct. 25-Nov. 15
  • Freshwater Environment
    Earth's Freshwater Supply
  • River Systems/Watersheds
  • Erosion/Weathering
  • Water Cycle
  • Chemistry of Water
Nov. 18-Dec. 20
  • Marine Environment
    Marine Ecosystems
  • Oceans as Global Thermostat
  • Deep and Surface Currents
  • El Nino and La Nina
  • Marine Chemistry
Jan 6-Jan 17
  • Historical Geology I
    Survey of Geology
  • Rock Formations
  • Superposition
  • Fossilization