Avonworth Middle School's 8th Grade blog and periodic email newsletter
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
New Learning Unit in Science Class
in science have started a new learning unit called energy resources. We will be
continuing our exploration of electricity through several activities.
students will be constructing a simple DC motor to better understand how
electrons make motors spin. They will be creating YouTube replies to the DC
model posted to the Science 8 YouTube Channel.
students will be examining energy resources in our community. We will be
considering renewable and nonrenewable resources as well as the untapped potential
in our river. The final activity of this unit has the students designing a turbine
to be retrofitted to our existing locks and dams.
are some online resources for students and parents: