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  1. Welcome Back to School! Calhoun Middle School An International Baccalaureate School August 24, 2012

  2. Welcome to Mrs. Lea’s 8th Grade Science Class WE ARE COUGAR PROUD!

  3. I graduated from TWU in 2006. • This year will be my 7thyear at Calhoun. • I have been Married to my husband ,Jim, for six years. • We have 2 sons, Rylan and Cole, and a pug, Chyna.

  4. Science Fiesta Night Time and Location: TBA

  5. Students will be graded using IB rubrics for several projects throughout the year. Two major IB projects will be completed during the year. 1st-Earth Science Students will research a plate boundary of their choosing. They will design a project about the landform or consequences of the plate boundary on the culture of the area. This project will work to help students formulate correlations between science and social studies. International Baccalaureate

  6. 2nd- Food Webs The students will research a biome from somewhere around the world. The students will make a detailed food web for their biome and write a paper explaining how interdependence can be seen in that biome. 3rd-Scientific Investigation w/ Independent and Dependent Variable, Controls, Procedures, Conclusions, etc. Regular Class- Will design and conduct an experiment of their choosing using Chia Seeds. Pre-AP- Will design and conduct any teacher approved experiment of their choosing. International Baccalaureate

  7. Scientific Method and Processes • Chemistry • Physics • Earth Science • Ecology • Universe and Theories • Weather What we cover in this class

  8. 1composition journals • 3 3x5 Notecards • 1 personal pencil sharpener to stay with the student My Wish List is posted on the door. Classroom Supplies Needed This Year: Type in here… Supplies

  9. 30%-Homework/Daily Work • 40%- Tests/Quizzes • 30%-Labs My Grading Policy

  10. glea2@dentonisd.org • 940-369-2415 • A Days from 8:15-9:45 How to Contact Me…