• Science overview

    8th grade Physical Science concepts

     

     Scientific skills and processes (Scientific Method) will be taught in every unit during the year.                                                                                       

    The Metric Measurement                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

    Energy   
    Forms of Energy
    Types of Energy
    Energy Conversion      
                                                

    Thermal Energy                                           

    Heat Transfer                                                                                      

    Phase Change                                                                                     

                                                                                                 

    Properties of Matter            
    Density  
    States of Matter                                                                             

    Pure Substances                                                                                  

    Mixtures                                                                                                

     

    Physical and Chemical Changes

                                                                                         

    Chemistry        

    Atoms

    Elements                                                                                                                                          

    Compounds

    Chemical Equations                                                                                     

    Ionic vs. Covalent Bonding                                                              

    Chemical Reactions                                                                           

    Acids/Bases                                                                                         

                                                                                                                                                                                      

    MECHANICAL ENERGY - MOTION                                                                  

    Fluid Pressure                                                                                      

    Gas Laws                                                                                             

    Bernoulli’s Principle                                                                           

    Simple Machines                                                                                

    Work/Power                                                                                         

    Motion                                                                                                  

    Force                                                                                                     

    Speed/Acceleration                                                                            

    Momentum                                                                                         

    Friction        
    Newton’s Laws 
                                                                                             

    GRAVITATIONAL ENERGY                             

    Gravity/Acceleration due to Gravity                                                                                                                 

    RADIANT ENERGY                                             

    Waves                                                                                                                                                            

    Sound                                                                                                   

    Light  

     

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