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Learn at Home Resources - Middle School Science

This is a guide to support your continued learning in science. 

NOTE:  The curriculum pacing is organized differently for Kyrene schools on the East side of I-10 and Kyrene schools on the West side of I-10.  The matrix below is organized to reflect the current curriculum being covered at each set of schools.

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Grade Level East Side Schools (Aprende, KMS, KTA, Pueblo) West Side Schools (Akimel-A-a, Altadena, CMS)

Grade 6

Content:  Human Body

Week 1: Human Body and Human Body Systems Overview

  1. Complete Reading activity about Human Body and Human Body Systems.
  2. Review the Human Body Systems video.
  3. Practice your knowledge

Week 2:  Digestive System

  1. Complete Reading activity, review the video and practice your knowledge.
  2. Engage in Real World:  Looking inside a cow's stomach

Week 3:  Respiratory System and Circulatory System

  1. Complete Reading activity, review the video and practice your knowledge.
  2. Engage in Real World
  3. Journal Writing:  What makes a delivery system efficient? Imagine you are in charge of a package delivery service. What things might make your job harder? What things might make your job easier? What would be the most important parts of a successful delivery company? Write a paragraph to explain your ideas, and include any lists, diagrams, or drawings you come up with.

AssessmentCells, tissues, organs, organ systems

Content:  Energy

Week 1:  Potential Energy  Kinetic Energy

  1. Complete Reading activity, review the video and practice your knowledge.
  2. Engage in Real World and Simulation Activities

Week 2:  Energy Transfer:  Conduction, Convection, Radiation

  1. Complete Reading activity, review the video and practice your knowledge.
  2. Engage in Real World and Simulation Activities

 Week 3: Renewable and Non-Renewable Resources

  1. Complete Reading activity, review the video and practice your knowledge.
  2. Engage in Real World and Simulation Activities

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Grade 7

Content:  Astronomy

Week 1:  Relationship between earth, sun and moon

  1. Read Chapters 1-2,4-5
  2. Complete a game

Week 2:  Earth’s rotation and seasonal relations

  1. Read Chapters 6-9
  2. Choose one from Other Ways to Learn

Week 3:  Phases of the Moon

  1. Read this Chapter
  2. Simulation

Tidal Patterns

  1. Read this chapter

Complete Astronaut Training Chamber simulation and worksheet

Content:  Plate Tectonics

Week 1:  Fossils and Geologic Time

  1. Choose two learning opportunities from reading, simulations, etc.

Week 2:  Plate Tectonics

  1. Read Theory of Plate Tectonics and choose two other articles to read.
  2. Complete simulation and extension

Week 3:  Earthquakes and Volcanos

 Choose two learning opportunities.

 

 

 

 Grade 8 Content:  Work and Machines

Week 1:  Newton’s Law

  1. Read Chapters 1-4
  2. Complete worksheets for Chapters 1-4

Week 2:  Work and Machines

  1. Read Chapters 5-7, 9
  2. Complete worksheets for Chapters 5-7, 9

Week 3:  Work and Machines

  1. Read Chapters 11-14
  2. Complete worksheets for Chapters 11-14
Choose a simulation to complete

Content:  Work and Machines

Week 1:  Newton’s Law

  1. Read Chapters 1-4
  2. Complete worksheets for Chapters 1-4

Week 2:  Work and Machines

  1. Read Chapters 5-7, 9
  2. Complete worksheets for Chapters 5-7, 9

Week 3:  Work and Machines

  1. Read Chapters 11-14
  2. Complete worksheets for Chapters 11-14

 Choose a simulation to complete

 

Additional Resources

*Access additional resources such as Discovery ED and BrainPOP through Educational Resources on the Kyrene website

*Online science learning websites