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Welcome to Willow Wood Jr. High and your 7th grade Accelerated Science Class!!! I am excited to begin the new school year and to meet my new students! Parents, please look below my picture on the right side of this page. Click on "Subscribe" and follow the instructions. This will insure that you receive important announcements for this class throughout the year.
You may contact me by email reginagoodson@tomballisd.net or by calling 281.357.3030 x1252. Please allow at least 24 hours for a response to emails or phone calls. If I do not respond within 24 hours, I may be absent or out of the classroom, and will return your call when I return to campus.
If you desire a parent-teacher conference, please contact me by email or phone to set up an appointment.  

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Test Date: Wednesday, 9/20

Atomic Structure and Periodic Table Test

Textbook Reference: 8th Grade Interactive Science textbook pages 62-96

Classwork/Notes Page References:  Pages 3-13 in Notebook (binder)

Main Objectives Covered:

  • describe the structure of atoms, including the masses, electrical charges, and locations, of protons and neutrons in the nucleus and electrons in the electron cloud;
  • determine the number of subatomic particles (protons, neutrons, and electrons) in an element through use of the periodic table and/or a Bohr model
  • identify that protons determine an element's identity
  • interpret the arrangement of the Periodic Table, including groups and periods, to explain how properties are used to classify elements
  • compare metals, nonmetals, and metalloids using physical properties such as luster, conductivity, or malleability

Supplies - Accelerated Science

Students need to bring the following items to class each day.  The expectation is for each student to have all of these by Friday, 8/25.
1) 1 inch binder with clear-view sleeve
2) Notebook paper - 100 sheets (wide rule preferred)
3) Pencil