The primary focus of the Grade 8 science curriculum are the Earth Sciences of Astronomy, Geology, Oceanography, Hydrology and Meteorology. Grade 7 Science introduces or reinforces a number of Life Science and Physical Science topics, including Matter and Energy, Biodiversity, Ecology and Ecosystems, Adaptation/Change/ Evolution, Force and Motion. The Science curriculum has been fully integrated with The NextGen Science Standards. Course work is divided between teacher-directed lessons, exploratory activities, individual and group research, technology assisted learning and classroom discussions.
Mr. Rodrigue believes that all students can learn, and generally expects them to do so to the best of their abilities. Academics are the number one priority in Mr.Rodrigue's classes. By achieving academic success, Mr. Rodrigue feels that students will attain a strong sense of self-esteem and confidence in their abilities and will be able to achieve similar success in their future pursuits.
Telephone/Voicemail: 453-4200 X-2323
Homework Hotline Extension: 82323
Click here to go to Mr. Rodrigue's Science Website
On the WonWorld Website you'll find links to:
Course Descriptions, Grade 7 and 8 Science
Learning Objectives, Grades 7 and 8 Science
Classroom Notes, Activities and Assorted student-support materials
A link to the Infinite Campus System, an on-line gradebook for each student.
A daily classroom report and a list of current and upcoming assignments.
Specific Class Expectations
Homework and Late work policies
Mr. Rodrigue's Grading Policy
And much, much more!
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