Science - Grade 8

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Unit 1: Earth's Changing Surface

Chapter 1: The Nature of Science and Inquiry

 DNA Fingerprint Analysis

Chapter 2:Forces Shaping Earth

 Plate Tectonics

Unit 2: Interactions of Matter

Chapter 4: The Periodic Table

 Electron Configuration
 Element Builder

Chapter 5: Atomic Structure and Chemical Bonds

 Covalent Bonds
 Ionic Bonds

Chapter 6: States of Matter

 Intro to Plasma
 Phase Changes
 Density Lab

Unit 3: Physical Interactions

Chapter 7: Motion and Momentum

 Distance-Time and Velocity-Time Graphs
 Distance-Time Graphs
 2D Collisions
 Golf Range!
 Roller Coaster Physics

Chapter 8: Force and Newton's Laws

 Fan Cart Physics

Chapter 9: Electromagnetic Waves

 Herschel Experiment
 Ultrasound: How Does it Work?
 Intro to E & M

Chapter 10: Thermal Energy

 Heat Transfer by Conduction
 Energy Conversion in a System
 Temperature and Particle Motion

Unit 4:The Universe

Chapter 11: The Solar System

 Solar System Explorer
 Rotation/Revolution of Venus and Earth

Chapter 12: Stars and Galaxies

 H-R Diagram

Unit 5: Reproduction and Genetics

Chapter 13: Cell Reproduction

 Cell Division
 RNA and Protein Synthesis

Chapter 14: Plant Reproduction

 Seed Germination
 Pollination: Flower to Fruit

Chapter 16: Heredity

 Human Karyotyping
 Mouse Genetics (One Trait)

Chapter 17: Adaptations Over Time

 Human Evolution - Skull Analysis
 Evolution: Natural and Artificial Selection

Unit 6: Interdependence of Life

Chapter 18: Interactions of Living Things

 Food Chain
 Interdependence of Plants and Animals
 Rabbit Population by Season
 Water Cycle

Chapter 19: Oceanography

 Ocean Mapping

Content correlation last revised: 5/5/2008