Science



Students will be using the online Discovery Education program.
See the link below:
Discovery Education Tech Book
http://www.discoveryeducation.com/

The topic highlighted in red is what we are currently learning about.

Important Dates: 


Topics covered:

Unit 1: Evolution

 Evidence for Evolution  
Changes over time and the Fossil Record

 Adaptation 
 Darwin and Natural Selection

Unit 2:
Environmental Issues & Human Impact on Earth's Systems
 Overpopulation 
 Preventing land-use and Environmental Problems 

Human Impact on Earth's Systems (Earth Science Tech Book Section)
 Anthropogenic changes 
 Renewable & nonrenewable resources 

Unit 3:
Energy and Waves (Physical Science Tech Book Section)
Characteristics & Properties of Waves 
Types of Waves 
Types of Energy ( Physical Science)
Heat and Temperature 

Unit 4:
 Refraction, 
 Beyond visibility  
Reflection 
 Transmission and absorption 

 Light as wave energy