8th Grade Science

HW 4/16

8th grade – We are having a quiz on Selection before Spring Break!

802 – Quiz Wednesday

801 – Quiz Thursday

You may create a “not a cheatsheet” on an index card – writing ANYTHING you want that will help you succeed on the quiz!

Kahoot: https://create.kahoot.it/share/duplicate-of-natural-and-artificial-selection/c835a664-1a56-40cd-a0a1-89464db60e68

Review sheet – Selection Quiz Review

Monday 4/8

7th Grade – Quiz on the Circulatory/respiratory system on Wed (702)/Thurs (701)

Kahoot: https://create.kahoot.it/share/circulatory-respiratory-system/47e12214-065a-4e3e-9c76-9912bb2cfdfa

Also: Use the right half of your review sheet that we used for Beakerball!


Get the NEW United Nations field trip permission slip signed!


8th Grade – Finish the Natural Selection/Artificial Selection assignment. You should have one picture for each, and label up to 5 traits per picture. Under each picture, summarize HOW natural/artificial selection has shaped the traits of the organism – how does it work?

Monday 4/1

7th Grade – Quiz Friday on the Digestive System


8th grade – Finish your “paper bird” lab analysis

HW 3/22

7th Grade – Add solar panel and a battery to your sustainable house in Google Sketchup. We will analyze the house after we add the solar panels:

  • Price of one solar panel
  • Price of the solar array
  • Square footage of one solar panel
  • Square footage of the solar array
  • Wattage of one solar panel
  • Wattage of the solar array


8th Grade – Quiz next week on Punnett Squares and Pedigrees. Kahoot: https://create.kahoot.it/share/genetics/ddc042da-344b-4c48-8b64-80e0382eb080

We will review this Friday. You… Continue reading

Tuesday March 12th

802 – Finish your genetic monster mating. You need:

  • Your parent genotypes (letters)
  • Drawing of the parent
  • 5 Punnett Squares
  • Drawing of one possible baby monster

8th Grade – Monday March 11th

thumbnail of nysciencetest

Weekend HW

7th Grade: Before the end of the marking period:

  • Finish science fair planning – title, question, hypothesis, materials, procedure
  • Finish the shape of your house in Google Sketchup

701 – Quiz Thursday on Organ Systems. Kahoot: https://create.kahoot.it/share/organ-systems/bb3782e1-07c9-4574-ac4e-4fcf018073b9

702 – Quiz Wednesday on Organ Systems. Kahoot: https://create.kahoot.it/share/organ-systems/bb3782e1-07c9-4574-ac4e-4fcf018073b9

8th Grade – Quiz Wednesday. Kahoot: https://create.kahoot.it/share/cell-division-and-cancer/d4064235-aeb6-4cb9-a886-dbca33bb9416

Before the end of the marking period:

  • Finish science fair planning – title, question, hypothesis, materials, procedure
  • Finish Top 100 Round 1 except for Genetics, Development, Evolution, and Plants

February Break HW

Finish your SCIENCE FAIR PLANNING. The planning entails:

  1. A Title – make it “attention-grabbing”
  2. A Question – A detailed question that you will be attempting to answer with your project
  3. A Hypothesis – A prediction of what will happen, with a reason for that prediction
  4. Materials – A detailed list of materials, with amounts
  5. Procedure – A step by step walkthrough of what you will do

HW 2/11

8th Grade – Quiz Wednesday on Cell Organelles.

7th grade – Sign up for a sketchup.com account at home so that we can use it at school. We will be using the Free web version of Sketchup – for architectural design – the United Nations Junior Ambassador program. Know your username and password for tomorrow. https://www.sketchup.com/plans-and-pricing/sketchup-free

702 – Write a tsunami survival short story. Include warning signs, how you survived, and the scientific cause of a… Continue reading

HW 2/6/19

801 – Cell Organelles Review Sheet. Quiz Tuesday. Kahoot: https://create.kahoot.it/k/2a8169ed-bc6c-4be6-9258-bc8ff123fb8f


thumbnail of NYCJA Student Media Release 2018 (1)

Find Your Class