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Ready-to-Use Science Proficiency Lessons & Activities: 8th Grade Level

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This set of Ready-to-Use Science Proficiency Lessons & Activities gives classroom teachers and science specialists a dynamic and progressive way to meet curriculum standards and competencies at the eighth-grade level. You?ll find the lessons and activities at each level actively engage students in learning about the natural and technological world in which we live by encouraging them to use their senses and intuitive abilities on the road to discovery. They were developed and tested by professional science ...
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Overview

This set of Ready-to-Use Science Proficiency Lessons & Activities gives classroom teachers and science specialists a dynamic and progressive way to meet curriculum standards and competencies at the eighth-grade level. You?ll find the lessons and activities at each level actively engage students in learning about the natural and technological world in which we live by encouraging them to use their senses and intuitive abilities on the road to discovery. They were developed and tested by professional science teachers who sought to give students enjoyable learning experiences while at the same time preparing them for district and statewide proficiency exams.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780130340986
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/7/2002
  • Series: J-B Ed: Test Prep Series , #27
  • Edition description: SPIRAL
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 416
  • Product dimensions: 8.86 (w) x 10.74 (h) x 1.25 (d)

Meet the Author

Mark J. Handwerker, Ph.D. (B.S., C.C.N.Y., Ph.D. in Biology, U.C.I.) has taught science for over 15 years in the Los Angeles and Temecula Valley Unified School Districts. As a mentor and instructional support teacher, he has also trained scores of new teachers in the "art" of teaching science. Dr. Handwerker is the author/editor of articles in several scientific fields and the coauthor of an earth science textbook currently in use.
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Table of Contents

I. PHYSICAL SCIENCE: MOTION AND FORCES.

Lessons 1 through 22: Basic Principles, Science Competencies, Reproducibles.

Velocity.

Changes in Velocity.

Changes in Velocity and Direction.

Physical Work and Force.

Buoyant Force.

Physical Science: Motion and Forces Practice Test.

II. CHEMISTRY.

Lessons 23 through 56: Basic Principles, Science Competencies, Reproducibles.

The Periodic Table: Properties of Elements and the Structure of Atoms.

The Elements Comprising Matter: Forms, Phases, and Combinations.

Chemical Reactions: Rearrangement of Atoms Into Different Combinations of Molecules.

Principles of Chemistry Underlie the Functioning of Biological Systems.

The Periodic Table of Elements.

Chemistry Practice Test.

III. ASTRONOMY.

Lessons 57 through 72: Basic Principles, Science Competencies, Reproducibles.

The Structure and Composition of the Universe: Planets, Stars, and Galaxies.

Astronomy Practice Test.

IV. BIOLOGY.

Lessons 73 through 84: Basic Principles, Science Competencies, Reproducibles.

Physical and Chemical Principles Underlie Biological Structures and Functions.

Cells.

Anatomy and Physiology of Plants and Animals: The Complementary Nature of Structure and Function.

Biological Evolution.

Understanding Evolution: Evidence from Rocks.

Genetic Instructions in Cells.

Biology Practice Test.

Appendix.

Preparing Your Students for Standardized Proficiency Tests.

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