Course Description

The eighth grade curriculum is aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards and introduces you to the world of Physical Science with an emphasis on:  Energy in Motion, Electromagnetism, Waves, Thermal and Chemical Energy, Engineering, and Investigation and Experimentation.


  • INB (Interactive Notebook- $3 purchase in class)
  • Avery Permanent Glue stick/Elmer’s clear or white Glue
  • Binder paper/graph paper
  • Scotch tape
  • Pencils that work (bring backup)
  • Metric Ruler
  • Pens (multi-colors, same as LA)
  • Earbuds/headphones
  • Colored pencils
  • Fisher Student Planner!
  • Highlighters
  • Common Sense
  • Scientific Calculator
  • An Open Mind!

You are responsible for having all materials everyday!


  • Weighted categories (Learning Opportunities = 30%, Assessments and Projects = 70%)
  • PowerSchool is updated frequently but there may be a delay for assignments that are in progress. The best way to find out about your current grade is to speak with me directly. Be sure to keep all assignments as a ‘receipt’ in case there is any dispute.


Respect and Courtesy are required (see Student Handbook in Planner).