Essential Elements of Science Foundation for future science courses
9th Grade Science TeamYou can contact us at: Mrs. Caryl 472-8381 firstname.lastname@example.orgMrs. Craig 472-8378 email@example.comMrs. Hamilton 472-8380 firstname.lastname@example.orgMrs. Hogen 308- email@example.comMs. Moore 472-8376 firstname.lastname@example.org
Supplies • Pencils are a must! Work done in pen including erasable pens will not be accepted. • Folder or a section in a 3-ring binder to keep their work organized to study for the unit test
Late Work • Late work will only be accepted the following day and for half credit.
Lab Makeup • Missed labs must be made up within a week of the lab.
Non Lab Makeup • Students have 2 days per missed class to make up assignments and tests.
Lab MakeupSchedule Must arrive before 8:15 am for morning sessions and 3:45 pm for afternoon sessions Tues. & Fri. morning - Mrs. Hamilton (rm 31) Wed. afternoon - Mrs. Caryl (rm 35) Tues. & Thu. afternoon - Mrs. Craig (rm 34)
Unit Tests • Given at the end of each unit, every 2 – 4 weeks
Unit Tests • Given at the end of each unit, every 2 – 4 weeks • Study their notes, review worksheets, labs, and the objectives page
Grades • Grades will be written into their planners each Friday.
Grades • Grades will be written into their planners each Friday. • Grades are based on tests, graded assignments (homework and labs), and classroom effort
Content Areas Astronomy with an emphasis on scientific models
Content Areas Chemistry: atomic theory, what are atoms and how they interact with each other
Content Areas Chemistry: atomic theory, what are atoms and how they interact with each other Closed-toe shoes are a must on lab days
Content Areas Physics: motion and transfer of energy using roller coasters (key algebra concepts are utilized)
Content Areas Physics: motion and transfer of energy using roller coasters (key algebra concepts are utilized) Having their own calculator will help them complete their assignments. During class, they are not allowed to use their cell phones as calculators.