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Mrs. Krefetz, Grade 8 Science
Peacock Middle School


Science - 8th Grade (Physical Science)

1. Investigating - Scientific Methods & the Metric System (linear, volume, weight)
2. Motion Speed & Accelerated Motion, Forces, Mass & Weight
3. Magnetism - Nature of a Magnet, Earth as a Magnet, Magnetism and Electricity, Electromagnetic Induction, Magnetic Fields
4. Heat - Heat Energy, Heat Transfer, Temperature & Heat, Behavior of Gasses, Liquids and Solids, Heat of Fusion
5. Matter Molecules, Mixtures, Compounds & Solutions, Elements and Atoms, Analysis of Water
6. Atoms Atomic Particles, Atomic Structure, Electron Shells, Atomic Mass, Atomic Models
7. Kinds of Atoms - Ionization, The Nobel Gasses, Chemical Activity, Chemical Families
8. Atomic Bonds - Chemical Bonding, Kinds of Chemical Bonds, Chemical Reactions, Exothermic and Endothermic Reactions
9. Chemical Changes - Metals & Non-Metals, Ions
10. Acids, Bases & Salts - Acids & Their Properties, Bases & Their Properties, Acid + Base = Salt
11. Shark Dissection - Relationship of Sharks and Human in Geologic Time, Dissection Skills, Comparative Anatomy (Shark and Man)

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F. E. Peacock Middle School
301 East North Street
Itasca, IL 60143

Telephone: (630) 773-0335
Fax Number (630) 285-7460

Emergency School Closing:
Telephone: 773-1232 Option 5, Ext. 1542

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Last modified: Monday, October 5, 2009

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