Grade 8 Science Systems in Action

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Total Pages: 330 pages
Answer Key: Included with rubric
Teaching Duration: 2 months
File Size: 20 MB
File Type: Zip

Grade 8 Science Systems in Action | PDF & Digital Formats: This 330-page unit will help you teach science without a textbook. Students will love this engaging and differentiated unit that explains the functions of systems and their real-life applications.

  • This resource contains individual PDFs of student pages to assist with online learning i.e. Google Classroom™. The unit also comes with Google Slides™ versions of the included lessons for 1:1 technology schools.
  • Curriculum Alignment: Ontario Science Curriculum 2022 - Grade 8 Systems in Action

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Lesson Overview:

Introduction – Safety Introductions & What Are Systems?

1. Vocabulary

2. Types of Systems

3. Purpose, Inputs & Outputs of Systems

4. The Processes and Components of a System

5. Quiz

6. Work, Energy, Force, and Efficiency

7A. Calculating Work

7B. Understanding Work

8. 6 Simple Machines

9. Understanding Mechanical Advantage

10. Quiz

11. Energy in Mechanical Systems

12. Productivity with Systems in Various Industries

13. Evolution of the Cell Phone

14. Quiz

15. Pulley Experiment and Mechanical Advantage

16. Rube Goldberg Machine

17. Owner’s Manual Exploration

18. The Impacts of New and Evolving Systems

19. Meeting Needs with Existing Systems – Different Perspectives

20. Unit Test

21. Videos

    Resource Includes:

    • Detailed lesson plans
    • Differentiated Lessons and assignments (readings, videos, graphic organizers, group work, projects, labs)
    • Mp3 audio files for student readings
    • Detailed unit plan, answer keys, and assessment rubrics
    • Lessons are divided up with title pages for easy access
    • Student assignment choice and variety
    • Quizzes (PDF and Self-Marking Google Forms)
    • Unit Test (PDF and Self-Marking Google Forms)
    • Science Labs
    • PDF format
    • Google Slides format

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