• Physical Science Nine Week Plan (Overview)        8th Grade

    Eagle Ridge Middle School * 42901 Waxpool Road * Ashburn, VA  20147 

    Mr. Breedlove – Team Golden Eagles

    Planning Periods:     A days = 2nd block      School Telephone: 571-252-2140

                                  B days = 5th block                  

         Course Outline

    Quarter

    Topics

     

     

    1st

    The World of Physical Science, Scientific Method, Metric System
    Product Review Collaborative Project

    Matter

    Heat

     
     
     

     

    2nd

    Chemistry - Periodic Table, Chemical Reactions, Bonding, Acids and Bases

    Energy
    Energy Expo House Project

     
     
     
     
     

     

    3rd

    Waves and Sound

    Simple Machines

    Force and Motion
    Balloon Car Project

     
     
     
     
     

     

    4th

    Forces and motion
    Physics of Sports Project - could be after SOLs (Snow days/time permitting)

    Electricity and Magnetism

     ** SOL Review and Tests **