Science Teachers

TEACHER GRADE PHONE EMAIL WEBSITE
Duchon, Lauren 7 891-3080 ext. 108 Email  
Harris, Caty 6, 6 HONORS 891-3080 ext. 207 Email  
Hass, Judy
8, 8 HONORS 891-3080 ext. 109
 Email Website
Linville, Dan 6 891-3080 ext. 206 Email  
Myers, Carie     8 891-3080 ext. 209 Email
Riley, Mike 7, 7 HONORS, 8 891-3080 ext. 208 Email Website
Valadao, Margo 6, 7 891-3080 ext. 250 Email  

 

 
  
All science classes include hands-on investigation and experimentation. All classes meet the California Science Content Standards for California Public Schools for Grades 6-7-8.

Classes Taught

SEVENTH GRADE CURRICULUM: FOCUS ON LIFE SCIENCE

UNIT I = Introduction to Science

UNIT II = Living Things

UNIT III = Evolution/Earth's History

UNIT IV = Cell Structure and Function

UNIT V = Cell Processes and Energy

UNIT VI = Viruses, Bacteria, protists and Fungi

UNIT VII = Introduction to Plants/ Seed Plants

UNIT VIII = Genetics: The Science of Heredity

UNIT IX = Human Body Systems/ The Nervous System

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EIGHTH GRADE CURRICULUM: FOCUS ON PHYSICAL SCIENCE

UNIT I = Nature of Science
(measurement, experimentation, lab safety)

UNIT II = Astronomy: Earth in the Solar System
(stars, galaxies, universe, solar system, earth, moon and sun)

UNIT III = Matter and Reactions
(matter, changes in matter, elements, periodic table, chemical reactions, atoms and bonding, acids, bases and solutions, exploring materials, chemistry of living systems)

UNIT IV = Sound and Light
(characteristics of waves, electromagnetic spectrum, light)

UNIT V = Electricity and Magnetism
(magnetism, electromagnetism, electric charges and currents)

UNIT VI = Motion, Forces and Energy
(motion, forces, forces in fluids, work and machines)