Welcome to 8th Grade Science
Hello, I am Mrs. Brooks. I am originally from Muncie, Indiana and attended Wapahani High School. I have a bachelor's degree in Wildlife Biology and Ecology from Ball State University, and a Master's Degree in Secondary Science Education. At CMS, I direct CMS 2 Day (morning announcements), am the head co-ed Track and Field coach, and am a co-sponsor for the Honor Society.
Email (best method):
Phone: 765.825.1139 Ext. 206
These are the topics that will be covered this year in 8th Grade Science:
Studying Materials Scientifically: How to study science, lab procedures
Chemistry of Materials: Periodic table, atoms, compounds, molecules, properties, physical and chemical changes, chemical equations, Law of Conservation of Mass
Weather and Atmosphere: Atmosphere, oceans, global climate change, water cycle
Genetics: Types of reproduction, meiosis, Punnett squares, probability, traits, DNA
Evolution: natural selection, taxonomy, genetic variation
Energy: natural resources, environmental science
We use our iPads almost every single day in class. All class materials are presented in Google Classroom. Please check this to view any missing assignments or to review content that has already been discussed.
Grades may be viewed on Powerschool. If there are any issues or discrepancies, please email me or post a comment on Google Classroom and I will work to fix the problem.