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“Learning science is something students do, not something that is done to them”. National Science Education Standards (NAS, 1996),. Welcome to Advanced 8 th Science. Ms. Ostrander Stapley Jr. High. Ms. Peggy Ostrander 15 years nurse

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“Learning science is something students do,

not something that is

done to them”.

National Science Education Standards

(NAS, 1996),


Welcome to advanced 8 th science

Welcome to Advanced 8thScience

Ms. Ostrander

StapleyJr. High


Ms. Peggy Ostrander

  • 15 years nurse

  • B.S. in Secondary Education, History & Chemistry minor

  • M.Ed. in STEM education (in progress)

  • SEI endorsement

  • Gifted and Talented endorsement.


Keys for junior high success
Keys for Junior High Success

How can we all help your student have a successful junior high experience?


How can you help your student have a successful junior high experience?

Keep channels of communication open between school, student, and parents!

  • School:

  • Teacher & Administrative Communication

  • H Home:

  • Parent/Guardian Involvement & Parent Signature in Student Planner ome:

  • Parent/Guardian

  • Student:Student:

  • Daily Assignments in Student Planner

  • DailyStudent:


Additional resources available to help your student
Additional Resources Available to Help Your Student: experience?

  • Check the Parent Portal: Sign up in the office if you have not picked up an access code yet!

  • Check my StapleyWeb Page!

  • Contact me by e-mail: Probably the best way to get in touch with me! My e-mail address is:

    [email protected]

  • Contact me by phone: You can always call and leave a message on my classroom phone:

    (480) 472-2765


What curriculum will we be studying this year
What Curriculum Will We Be Studying This Year? experience?

  • First Semester Focus:

  • Genetics

    • Genetics project

    • Big book of Genetic Diseases

  • Adaptations

  • Physics

    • Egg Drop

    • Catapult


What curriculum will we be studying this year1
What Curriculum Will We Be Studying This Year? experience?

  • Second Semester Focus:

  • Chemistry

  • AIMS

  • Science Fair

    • February 6th

    • District, March

    • State, April

    • International May


Grading experience?

Notebook

Science Fair

Homework vs. Projects

Rigor


Questions? experience?


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