Welcome to 8th Grade Science! My name is Selina Rodriguez and I am currently one of the 8th Grade Science Teachers at Memorial Middle School. I am very excited to be teaching your child this year! I am looking forward to a wonderful and successful year! This year your child will be taking the 8th Grade Science STAAR Exam, and your student and I will work hard throughout the year to help them be prepared for this exam. My goal is to provide your child with a wonderful, engaging, and positive environment to help build strong and successful leaders!
This page is a work in progress, but I will strive my best to keep you up-to-date with various forms, homework assignments, or lab experiments we complete in class. If for any reason you are looking for a paper or information and are unable to find it, please feel free to get in contact me.
Below is a year-at-a-glance at what we will be learning this year in Science:
1st Six Weeks- Science Safety/Procedures, Interdependence Among Living Systems, Earth Cycles
2nd Six Weeks-Climactic Interactions, Forces that Change the Earth, Characteristics of the Universe
3rd Six Weeks- Light Years and Theories, Atoms
4th Six Weeks-Periodic Table, Chemical Formulas/Equations/Reactions
5th Six Weeks- Chemical Formulas/Equations/Reactions, Force and Motion, and Newton's Laws
6th Six Weeks-Newton's Laws, Student Designed Investigations
Thank you and should you have any questions, please feel free to contact me!