• Pacing Guide ~ 8th Grade Science

    1st Marking Period: Astronomy

    • Formation of the Universe

    • Galaxies and Stars

    • Formation of the Solar System


    2nd Marking Period: Geology

    • Continental Drift, Earth's Interior, Mechanism of Movement

    • Plate Tectonics: Boundaries and Features

    • Volcanoes, Earthquakes, and Rock Cycle 


    3rd Marking Period: Meteorology

    • Air Masses, Temperature, and Humidity

    • Air Pressure and Wind

    • Fronts, Clouds, Precipitation, and Forecasting


    4th Marking Period: Natural Resources and Environment

    • Minerals and Mining 

    • Fossil Fuels and Environmental Concerns

    • Alternative Energy and the Environment