Arena Science

8th grade materials will be found on this page.

This includes:

Assignments - Print out paper assignments or instructions, and find link to a computer assignments here.

​Links - Links to online activities or information are here.

Notes - Print them or just open them and look at them online.

PowerPoints - Most PowerPoint presentations require PowerPoint on your computer. If you don't have PowerPoint at home, then you will have to watch them at school. Many of my PowerPoints have animations, so they are meant to be watched, not printed out.




Computer Quiz: Electricity Basics

Work & Simple Machines

Computer Quiz: Work & Machines

Classwork: Work & Simple Machines Practice

Homework: Simple Machines Homework 2

Homework: Simple Machines Homework

Classwork: Simple Machines Classwork 3

Classwork: Simple Machines Classwork 2

Notes: Simple Machines PowerPoint (requires PowerPoint)

Notes: Mechanical Advantage

Homework: Work & Machines Homework

Classwork: Work & Machines Classwork

Notes: Work & Machines

Homework: Work Homework

Classwork: Work Work

Classwork: Work Classwork

Notes: Work Notes

Newton's Laws of Motion

Computer Quiz: Introduction to Physics

Quizizz: Newton's Laws (code - 621656)

Computer Quiz: Newton's Laws

Homework: Newton's 3rd Law T&F

​​Notes: Newton's 3rd Law

Homework: Newton's 2nd Law

Classwork: Newton's 2nd Law Practice

Notes: Newton's 2nd Law

Homework: Newton's 1st Law Homework

Classwork: Newton's 1st Law Practice

Notes: Newton's 1st Law


​Classwork: Forces Classwork 2

Classwork: Forces Classwork 1

Notes: Forces Notes

Notes: Forces PowerPoint (requires PowerPoint)

​​Motion (Speed, Velocity, & Acceleration)

Quiz: Motion

Homework: Acceleration Homework 1

Classwork: Acceleration Classwork 3

​Classwork: Acceleration Classwork 2

Notes: Acceleration PowerPoint (requires PowerPoint)

Classwork: Motion & Speed Classwork 2

Classwork: Motion & Speed Classwork 1

Classwork: Motion PowerPoint 2 Questions

Notes: Motion PowerPoint 2 (requires PowerPoint)

Homework: Motion Homework 1

Classwork: Measuring Motion Classwork 1

Notes: Types of Motion

Notes: Measuring Motion Notes

Classwork: Frame of Reference Homework

Notes: Motion PowerPoint 1 (requires PowerPoint)


Computer Quiz: Energy

Classwork: Intro to Energy Notetaker

Video: World's Most Asked Questions: What is Energy?

Notes: Energy PowerPoint (requires PowerPoint)


Acids & Bases

Activity: Acids & Bases Challenge Board

Homework: Acids & Bases Homework 2

Homework: Acids & Bases Homework 1

Classwork: Acids & Bases Classwork

Activity: Acids & Bases Matching

Notes: Acids & Bases Notes (Part 1) (Part 2)

Types of Chemical Reactions - in progress


Balancing Chemical Equations - in progress


Chemical Equations & Reactions

Computer Quiz: Chemical Reactions

Element PowerPoint

Example PowerPoint - Praseodymium - (requires PowerPoint)

Notes: How Not to PowerPoint - avoid these common errors in your PowerPoint

Project: Element PowerPoint

Chemical Formulas

Computer Quiz: Chemical Formulas

Classwork: Chemical Formulas Practice 3

Classwork: Chemical Formulas Practice 2

Classwork: Chemical Formulas Practice 1

Notes: Chemical Formulas

​​Chemical Bonds

Computer Quiz - Chemical Bonds

​Classwork: Chemical Bonds Review

Homework: Types of Chemical Bonds Homework

Classwork: Types of Chemical Bonds Practice

Notes: Chemical Bonds Chart

Notes: Chemical Bonds PowerPoint (requires PowerPoint)

Notes: Chemical Bonds Notes

Why Atoms Combine


Computer Quiz: Why Atoms Combine

Homework: Why Atoms Combine Homework 2

Homework: Why Atoms Combine Homework 1

Classwork: Why Atoms Combine Classwork 2

Classwork: Why Atoms Combine Classwork 1

Notes: Why Atoms Combine Notes v2

Notes: How to Make a Dot Diagram (Quick Version)

Notes: Why Atoms Combine Notes

Classification of Matter

Homework: Classifying Matter Homework 1

Notes: Classification of Matter Notes

Phases & Phase Changes of Matter

Project: Phases & Phase Changes Project

Homework: Phase Changes Homework 1

Classwork: Phases & Phase Changes Classwork

Homework: States of Matter Homework

Classwork: States of Matter Classwork

Notes: Phases & Phase Changes Notes

Notes: States of Matter PowerPoint (requires PowerPoint)

Notes: States of Matter Matrix

Atomic Facts & Structure

Computer Quiz: Atomic Structure

Computer Quiz: Atomic Facts

Homework: Atomic Structure Homework

Classwork: Atomic Facts Practice 2

Classwork: Atomic Facts Practice 1

Notes: Atomic Structure PowerPoint

Notes: Atomic Structure

Notes: Atomic Facts PowerPoint

Notes: Atomic Facts

Nature of Science Unit



​Computer Quiz: Systems

Classwork: Systems Classwork 1

Notes: Types of Systems

Notes: Systems Notes

Experimental Procedure

Classwork: Evaluating Experiments 1

Notes: Scientific Method Flowchart

Notes: Experiments Notes


Classwork: Models Classwork

Notes: Using Models



Computer Quiz: Patterns

Classwork: Patterns Classwork

Notes: Patterns Packet


Lab: Density Lab

Lab: Density Slope Lab

Classwork: Density Graduated Cylinder Activity

Homework: Density Mysteries

Activity: Density Online Activity (An online activity to experiment with.)

Quiz: Density

Notes: Density PowerPoint

Mass & Weight

Homework: Mass & Weight Quick Review

Homework: Mass & Weight Homework 1

Classwork: Reading a Triple Beam Balance

Notes: How to Read a Triple Beam Balance

Notes: How to Use a Triple Beam Balance

Notes: Density, Mass, Matter, & Weight Notes

Notes: Mass & Weight PowerPoint


Lab: Rainbow Lab

​Notes: Volume PowerPoint

Notes: Volume of Irregular Solids

Notes: Volume Notes

Measuring Systems

Quiz: Measuring Basics [Username = (first initial)(last name)418]

Homework: Measuring Systems Homework 1

Notes: Study Guide - Rulers

Notes: Measurements Matrix

Notes: Measuring Systems Notes

Notes: Measuring Systems Graphic Organizer

Nature of Science Vocabulary

Quiz: Nature or Science Vocab Computer Quiz [Username = (first initial)(last name)418]

Game: Nature of Science Quizlet

Homework: Nature of Science Matrix

Notes: Nature of Science Vocabulary 1 (typed copy of the PowerPoint)

Notes: Nature of Science PowerPoint (requires PowerPoint)

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