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STEM

6th Period 

INSTRUCTIONAL GOALS: Taught completely through hands on projects that are relevant to students’ lives, STEM is a semester long course using experiential and project-based learning to present concepts of science, engineering and technology.  Students will use scientific method to meet a daily challenge or produce a multistep project.  

At the end of this course, you will 

steps in the scientific method

answer questions scientifically

concepts of construction

interactions of materials

reactions of chemicals

 

COURSE SCHEDULE

Unit 1:  August - October Constructions and Materials

Unit 2:  November - January Natural Reactions

 

POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

General Rules:

Grading Policies:

When students are absent, they are expected to make up all work they missed within 5 class days of their return to school.  After 5 days, acceptance of late work is at the discretion of the teacher.

 

Grading Scale: 

A+

97 - 100

B+

87 - 89.9

C+

77 – 79.9

D+

67 – 69.9

F

0 – 59.9

A

93 - 96.9

B

83 – 86.9

C

73 – 76.9

D

63 – 66.9

 

 

A-

90 - 92.9

B-

80 – 82.9

C-

70 – 72.9

D-

60 – 62.9