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8th Grade Science

Welcome to the 8th Grade Science Page!

8th Grade

Teacher: Zain Garrett                                  email:


Classroom Expectations/Rules Course Description Supply List/Syllabus
  • The Lab is Off Limits to everyone unless a class experiment is being done.  
  • No Cell Phones permitted. 
  • No Food or Drink permitted
  • Be prepared and on time. 
  • Wipe your desk down before you sit down.  

In this course, you will learn more in depth versions of what you learned last year.  Now that you have been introduced to science this course will review what you already learned while going more in depth to give you a greater grasp on the knowledge of science you already have.  


The 1st Semester Project for 8th Grade is a Volcano.

The 2nd Semester Project is a Science Presentation.

You will need a composition notebook for this course. 


Lesson Plans
Week Powerpoint/Notes Lab Resources Worksheets/Review Tests
August 10th – 13th  Intro to Science Model Maker   8th Science Benchmark
August 17th – 20th  Intro to Science N/A

Theory vs Law Project

Intro to Science Review

Intro to Science Test
August 24th – 27th  Foundations of Chemistry N/A

Foundations review

Book Work

Foundations of Chemistry Test
Aug 31st – Sep 3rd Chapter 3: Chemical Reactions Chain Reaction

Chapter 2 Book Work (finish)

Balancing Chemical Equations Worksheets 

September 8th – 11th Chapter 3: Chemical Reactions N/A

Balancing Equations Worksheet

Chapter 3 bookwork

Chemical Reactions Quizizz

Chemical Reactions Test
September 14th – 17th Chapter 4: Laws of Motion

Egg Drop Research

Semester Project Research

September 21st – 24th  Chapter 4: Laws of Motion N/A

Chapter 4 Book work

Laws of Motion Quizizz

Laws of Motion Test
Sept 28th – Oct 1st Chapter 5: Waves, Light & Sound The Electromagnetic Spectrum N/A N/A
October 5th – 8th Chapter 5: Waves, Light & Sound N/A WAves, Light & Sound Quizizz

Waves, Light & Sound Test

8th Grade Benchmark II

    End of the first 9 weeks    
October 19th – 22nd Chapter 6: Electromagnetic Waves

The Spectrum

Spectrum Video

October 26th – 29th  Chapter 6: Electromagnetic Waves N/A

Electromagnetic Waves Review

Chapter 6 Book Work

IXL K1-2, A1-2

Electromagnetic Waves Test
November 2nd – 5th  Chapter 7: Cell Structure and Function N/A IXL F1-6 N/A
November 16th – 19th Chapter 7b: Parts of a Cell Cell Labelling Worksheet


November 30th – December 3rd

Chapter 7b: Parts of a Cell

Chapter 8: The Environment and Change over Time

N/A Cell Parts Review Cell Parts Test


Online Resources
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