Science Year 8

Welcome to the new academic year 2019-2020

This is Year 8 Science page

Dear parents and students

Welcome to year 8, we are looking forward working with you this year, wishing you a successful and enjoyable academic year.

For any inquiries please don't hesitate to contact us by emails any time.

Teachers

Ms Lubna Malaeb 8-1, 8-5, 8-6 and 8-7

Ms Mona Ahmed 8-2, 8-3, 8-4


Important!

Upcoming assessments



Unit 6 short assessment will be on Sunday 19 January.

Science Fair

Dear parents,

As a Science department we will be holding the annual Science fair on Thursday the 5th of March 2020. This is the best time when we can ignite the students' knowledge and encourage them to investigate a topic of their interest in a scientific way.


This is a mandatory work for all students.

The groups should be of 2 or 3 students from the same class.

No individual work is accepted.


Below are the important dates:

-24th January 2020 Students submit the project idea to the Science teacher for

approval/advice.

-24th February 2020 Final Project submitted to the teacher.

-3rd March 2020 Bring your models/materials for demonstration and poster to

school,final preparations for Science fair.

-5th March 2020 Science Fair


Please check the files below: Letter to parents, topics ideas and rubric.

If you have any inquiry, please do not hesitate to contact me at: lubna.malaeb@emsdoha.net

Thank you!



ast-SD-0117-1920.pdf
SCIENCE FAIR PROJECT IDEAS
Rubric for Science fair projects 2020 doc

Upcoming assessment


Our Science Test will be on the 12th of January.

The units included in the Test will be units 3 and 4.

Please study the information from the coursebook and the notebook as well as practice exercises from the workbook.

Also, you can check Google Classroom for more detailed revision information.


Study well!

Calendar of Events´╗┐

Starting from 5 January till 16 January

Sunday:

Revision of unit 3 and 4


Monday:

Revision of unit 3 and 4


Tuesday:

Unit 6.1 Particle theory


Wednesday:

Unit 6.2 Diffusion


Thursday:

Unit 6.3 Investigating diffusion


Sunday:

Unit 3 and 4 Test


Monday:

Unit 6.4 Brownian motion


Tuesday:

Unit 6.5 Gas pressure


Wednesday:

Revision unit 6 End of unit questions


Thursday:

Revision unit 6 Workbook questions

Class rules & expectations



Students are expected to follow class rules, they will be informed before tests but they should expect a short assessment any time without previous notice.


Resources

Cambridge Checkpoint Science coursebook

Bill Nye videos and worksheets

Related youtube videos

Boardworks power points

Year 8 Science Curriculum Subject Guide 2018-19.docx

Contact us

Please do not hesitate to contact us for any inquiry.

lubna.malaeb@emsdoha.net

mona.ahmed@emsdoha.net