Middle School Science
Jessica Eubank

Schedule:   7:45-8:00    Homeroom (8th)

                  8:00-8:15     Breakfast

                  8:15-9:30     Planning

                  9:30-10:30   Physical Science (8th)

                 10:30-11:10  ILT

                 11:10-12:30  Lunch/ Planning

                 12:30-1:30   Life Science (7th)

                 1:30-2:30     Earth Science (8th)

All of my classes use HMH Georgia Science texts. Your child can use this link to sign in as they would at school. https://www.hmhco.com/one/login/

Earth Science (6th grade)

Topics we will cover:

Solar System and Beyond (planets, galaxies, origins/formation)                

Earth, Moon, Sun (phases, eclipses, seasons, tides)

Earth’s Changing Landscape (rocks & minerals, plate tectonics)

Water in Earth’s Processes (water cycle, waves, currents)

Climate and Weather (atmospheric patterns, heat transfer, climate change)

Human Energy Needs (renewable/nonrenewable resources, effects on environment)

Life Science (7th grade)

Topics we will cover:

Life Over Time (living things, evolution, classification)

Cells (structure, function, levels of cellular organization)

Reproduction and Heredity (mitosis, meiosis, heredity, DNA)

Human Body Systems

Interactions of Living Things (ecology, energy transfer, population dynamics)

Biomes and Ecosystems 

Physical Science (8th grade)

Topics we will cover:

Matter (physical and chemical changes, pure substances and mixtures, states of matter)

Energy (thermal energy and energy transfer)

Atoms and the Periodic Table (electrons and chemical bonding)

Motion and Forces (speed, acceleration, forces, gravity)

Work And Energy (kinetic and potential energy)

Electricity and Magnetism

Waves (properties of waves, sound, light)

8th grade End of Course Test Resources:
Georgia Milestones information and practice problems- Science is located on pages 150-218
Science practice questions (can do so many questions free/day)
Georgia Milestone Test Experience and Sample Test