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    Name: Dr. Cindy Thompson
    8th Grade Science
    West Plains Middle School Room 101
    Phone: (417) 256-6150
    Best Time to Reach Me: any time via email
     
      Announcements
     Welcome to 8th Grade
    Daily Class Schedule
    Period
    Class           
    1
    8:10-8:58
    Planning Time
    2
    9:02-9:50
    8th Grade Science

    3
    9:54-10:42
    8th Grade Science

    4
    10:46-11:36
    8th Grade Science

    11:40-12:28
    8th Grade Science
    12:32-1:02
    8th Grade LUNCH

    6
    1:06-1:54
    8th Grade Science

        7     1:58-2:46

    8th Grade Science
    RtI
    2:50-3:35

      Biography
    Born: Little Rock, Arkansas
    Undergraduate Study: Missouri State University, BS
    Graduate Study:Drury University, MS; University of Missouri at Columbia, Ed.D.
    Year(s) @ West Plains Public Schools: 10 years Total years of teaching experience: 20 years
     
     The following is a tentative schedule for big ideas we will cover this year. Adjustments will be made as needed according to interruptions, such as weather related absences.
      8th Grade Science Course Overview
     School year will begin with a study of the Nature of Science and Scientific Measurement.
    FIRST SEMESTER
     SECOND SEMESTER ALL YEAR
     BIG IDEA: Nature of ScienceScientific Measurement BIG IDEA: Life Science Inquiry   
    BIG IDEA: Matter & Energy
     Atoms & ElementsCells  Technology

    Properties: Physical & ChemicalMicroscopes Human  Impact 
      Change: Physical & ChemicalPhotosythesis & Respiration Research
     
     Favorite Quotes
     "Destiny is not a matter of chance, but of choice; not something to wish for, but to attain."--William Jennings Bryan