Grade 8 - Science

Science 8 (Credit: 1.00)

Science 8 A/B is an integrated science course based on the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). The content in the course covers all three facets described by NGSS: disciplinary core ideas, science and engineering practices, and crosscutting concepts. Science is sometimes referred to as the crossroads for several different disciplines: science, English language arts (ELA), and mathematics. To support this idea, the course addresses three Common Core standards—Reading in Science and Technical Subjects (RST), Writing in History, Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects (WHST), and the Standards for Mathematical Practice (MP). The course also addresses a subset of the Common Core Standards for Mathematics as identified by NGSS.