Course Overview

  • This 8th grade science course is an integrated course that covers a large variety of topics. This year is the first year GMS will be fully implementing the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). NGSS standards will certain provide engaging content with a high level of rigor. The timeline below shows an approximatye breakdown of the units we will be covering this school year. There is also a link to the NGSS parent page for your convenience.

    Semester 1

    Unit 1 - Science Skills (August - September)

    Unit 2 - Waves (September-October)

    Unit 3 - Physics (October-December)

    Semester 2

    Unit 4 - Astronomy (January-February)

    Unit 5 - Earth History

    Unit 6 - Evolution/Human Impact

    NGSS Parent Link