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Welcome to Mr. Tucker's official webpage for grades 6-8 science at All Saints Catholic School.  This webpage will provide information for daily activities, learning strategies, important dates for tests and quizzes and most importantly, homework assignments.

 

 

 Online Textbook and Resources Link

https://www.hmhco.com/one/login/

 

6th Grade

  • Quarter 1: Module A- Engineering in Science
  • Quarter 2: Module E- Earth’s Water and Atmosphere
  • Quarter 3: Module F- Geologic Processes & History
  • Quarter 4: Module H- Space Science

 

            7th Grade

  • Quarter 1: Module B- Cells & Heredity
  • Quarter 2: Module C- Ecology & the Environment
  • Quarter 3: Module D- The diversity of Living Things
  • Quarter 4: Module G- Earth & Human Activity

 

            8th Grade

  • Quarter 1: Module I- Energy and Energy Transfer
  • Quarter 2: Module J- Chemistry
  • Quarter 3: Module K- Forces, Motions & Fields
  • Quarter 4: Module L- Waves & Their Applications

 

Course Content/Outline

 

6th Grade

  • Introduction to Engineering
  • The practices of Engineering
  • Circulation of Earth’s Air and Water
  • Weather and Climate
  • The Dynamic Earth
  • Earth Through Time
  • Patterns in the Solar System
  • The Solar System and Universe

 

7th Grade

  • Cells
  • Organisms as Systems
  • Reproduction, Heredity and Growth
  • Matter and Energy in Living Systems
  • Relationships in an Ecosystem
  • Ecosystem Dynamics
  • The History of Life on Earth
  • Earth’s Natural Hazards
  • Resources in Earth Systems
  • Using Resources
  • Human Impacts on Earth Systems

 

8th Grade

  • Energy
  • Energy Transfer
  • The Structure of Matter
  • State of Matter and Changes of State
  • Chemical Processes and Equations
  • The Chemistry of Materials
  • Forces and Motion
  • Electric and Magnetic Forces
  • Waves
  • Information Transfer

 

 

Grading

 

A+       101%

A          93-100%

A-        90-92%

B+       87-89%

B          83-86%

B-        80-82%

C+       77-79%

C          73-76%

C-        70-72%

D+       67-69%

D         63-66%

D-        60-62%

F          0-59%