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Physical Science Syllabus

Week

Classwork

Projects/Tests

Aug 19-23

Lab Safety

Scientific Method

Aug 26-30

Scientific Method

Aug 30: Test 1

Sept 2-6

Matter

Sept 2: NO SCHOOL

Sept 3: Current Events 1

Sept 5: Science Fair Topic due

Sept 9-13

Matter

Sept 9: Current Events 2

 

Sept 13: Test 2

Sept 16-20

Acid/Bases/Solutions

Sept. 16: Current Events 3

Sept 18: Science Fair Research Plan

Sept 23-27

Acids/Bases/Solutions

Sept 23: Current Events 4

Sept 25: Science Fair Research Plan Corrections

Sept 27: Science Fair forms

Sept 27: Test 3

Sept 30- Oct 4

Atomic Theory

Oct 3: Science Fair Background Research

Oct 7-11

Atomic Theory

Fall Benchmark

Oct 7: Current Events 5

Oct 10: Science Fair Background Research Corrections

Oct 14-18

Atomic Theory

 

Oct 18: ½ DAY

October 17: Test 4

 

Oct 18: End of 1st9 weeks

Oct 21-25

Periodic Table

Oct 21: NO SCHOOL

Oct 22: Current Event 6

Oct 24: Science Fair Notebook (Title, Problem, Hypothesis, Materials, Procedure)

Oct 28-Nov 1

Periodic Table/Chemical Bonds

Oct 28: Current Events 7

Oct 29: Science Fair Notebook Corrections

Nov 1: Element/Atom Project Due

Nov 4-8

Chemical Bonds

 

 

Nov 5: Parent Teacher Conferences NO SCHOOL

Nov 4: Current Events 8

 

Nov 8: Test 5

Nov 11-15

 

Physical and Chemical Changes

Nov 11: Current Events 9

 

Nov 15: Test 6

Nov 18-22

Energy

Nov 18: Current Events 10

Nov 25-29

THANKSGIVING BREAK

Energy/Midterm Review

Nov 27-29: NO SCHOOL

Nov 26: Test 7

Dec 2-6

Lab: Science Fair

Dec 2: Science Fair Data Analysis

Dec 4: Science Fair Data Analysis Corrections

Dec 5: Science Fair Logbook and Conclusion

 

Dec 6: Science Fair Logbook and Conclusion Corrections

Dec 9-13

Benchmark Review

Dec 9: Science Fair Abstract

Dec 11: Science Fair Abstract corrections

Dec 13: Science Fair board due as well as completed notebook, logbook, forms, research plan and background research (Everything should be turned in)

NO LATE PROJECTS ACCEPTED!!!

Dec 16-20

 

WINTER BREAK

Benchmark Review/Motion

Dec 20: ½ day

Dec 20: End of 9 weeks/Benchmarks

Jan 6-10

Force/Newton’s Laws

Jan 13-17

Newton’s Laws

Jan 17: Test 8

Jan 20-24

Machines/Work/Power

Jan 21: NO SCHOOL

Jan 27-31

Machines/Work/Power

Jan 30: Rube Goldberg Project Due

Jan 31: Test 9

Feb 3-7

Waves

Feb 10-14

Waves and Sound

 

Feb 14: NO SCHOOL

Feb 17-22

Waves and Sound

Electromagnetic Spectrum/Light

 

Feb 17: Parent Teacher Conferences NO SCHOOL

Feb 19: Test 10

Feb 24-28

Electromagnetic Spectrum/Light

Feb 28: Test 11

Mar 2-6

Magnetism/Electricity

Mar 9-13

Magnetism/Electricity

March 12: ½ day

March 13: NO SCHOOL

March 11: Test 12

Simulation Testing

 

 

March 15: End of the 3rd9 weeks

Mar 16-20

Motors/Generators

 

 

Mar 23-27

Semiconductors

Electricity/Magnetism

March 30- April 3

 

SPRING BREAK

Temperature/Thermal Energy

April 3: Test 13

April 13-17

 

SOL Review (6th, 7th, 8th)

April 13: NO SCHOOL

April 20-24

SOL Review (6th, 7th, 8th)

April 27- May 1

SOL Review (6th, 7th, 8th)

May 4-8

SOL Review (6th, 7th, 8th)

May 11-15

SOL Review (6th, 7th, 8th)

SOL Testing

May 18-22

SOL Review (6th, 7th, 8th)

SOL Testing

May 25-29

Enrichment

May 25: No School

SOL Testing

 

 

June 1-5

End of the year activities

 

June 3: Last day 2 hour early release

SOL Testing