Physical Science

Lets get physical!

Course Description

By the end of this course you will see the world through the eyes of a scientist. Laboratory investigations that include the use of scientific inquiry, research, measurement, problem solving, laboratory apparatus and technologies, experimental procedures, and safety procedures are an integral part of this course. For a complete list of the Physical Science standards you can visit the Florida State Standards website: www.fldoe.org/bii/curriculum/sss/


Expectations

This course is designed to greatly increase your knowledge of scientific investigations. I expect that by the end of it you will move comfortably around a lab setting, in terms of lab practice and safety. I expect that you will bring your best self to class everyday, and be willing to try new things, even if it might make you uncomfortable at first. I set my expectations high for you, as I know you are capable of becoming a great scientist. I also require that you cheer on your fellow classmates, especially as we explore the new digital curriculum idea. It is important that you not only help yourself with this class, but also help others.


Key Components

What You'll need to know

electronic devices

This class will follow the guidelines set by Liberty Middle School. This means that as your teacher I retain the right to obtain your electronic device if you are not using the device properly.


Academic conduct policy

Academic dishonesty of any form will not be tolerated. Cheating on an assignment, test, or quiz will result in an automatic zero and a phone call home. Talking during a test or quiz is considered cheating.


Food/Beverages

Since this is a science classroom food and beverages are not allowed. No gum. Water bottles are permitted. This will be especially important this year as we embark on our digital journey!



Science 101: The essentials

Materials

These are suggestions aside from your laptop. I will expect you to have your computer with you everyday. For the first and second quarter we will be keeping a log. Please have two single subject spiral notebooks. I am hoping to be totally digital by 3rd quarter! I also suggest you keep with you the following items.



  • Ruler
  • Colored Pencils
  • Glue Stick
  • Pencils/Pens
  • $5.00 lab fee that you can pay online, follow link below :)


Ms. Lindler

I am originally from South Carolina, and attended Clemson University. I graduated with a bachelor of science in Biological Sciences. I have also completed my Masters of Teaching at UCF.


First Assignment

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