Science & Nature

Summer 8th Grade Physical Science – 2 Days Per Week - One Semester!

In this one semester class your student will cover the American standards-driven physical science requirements for 8th grade.
24 total reviews for this teacher
New class
Class

60 minutes

per class

Twice per week

over 7 weeks

12-14

year olds

3-6

learners per class

per learner - per class

How does aMulti-Daycourse work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

How Outschool Works

Available Times

Pacific Time

Wed Jun 1

Jun 1 - Jul 27 (7 weeks)
We, Fr
1pm - 2pm
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Wed Jul 6

Jul 6 - Aug 26 (7 weeks)
We, Fr
11:30pm - 12:30am
Outside 6am-10pm in your local time.
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Description

Class Experience

By the end of the semester students and parents will be confident in knowing that all required topics in 8th grade Physical Science necessary to move onto high school Science have been covered and covered very well.
I am passionate about science and always have been since I was a child. I was always in a science club in high school and college. I hold a Bachelor of Science degree from Northern Arizona University and an applied degree from the University of Groningen in The Netherlands. I have 6 years of experience as a merit badge counselor through Boy Scouts of America, teaching Chemistry, Animal Science, Environmental Science, First Aid, Genealogy, Nuclear Science, Plant Science & Life Saving. I am in independent contractor for the American Red Cross, specializing in training all facets of emergency science and what methods are best used for life saving skills and why science makes them possible. I have 3 years of science teaching experience through my son's science club in middle school. I have been teaching very successful Chemistry and Anatomy classes through Outschool for over one year and have stellar reviews that make me proud to do what I do.
There will be one small homework assignment (no more than one hour of work per week), assigned each week. There will be one quiz every other week. Students will have one week to study for material covered on each quiz. There will also be a small lab project or model each month to be done at home using a classroom lab or model report form. Students will have a notebook that they will be asked to use in each class and keep throughout the semester that will be turned in one week prior to the last day of class. Grades are based on in-class assignments, homework effort, quizzes, lab & model report efforts, and lab notebook efforts.
Grades are given through the Outschool classroom and emailed as percentages. For example, if a student received 8 our 10 questions correct, the grade will be 80%.
2 hours per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.

Teacher

Darcy MussoScience & Chemistry Teacher, Boy Scouts Merit Badge Counselor, Red Cross Instructor
24 total reviews
42 completed classes

About Me

I am experienced reading, science and chemistry volunteer teacher at Foothill Middle School in Walnut Creek, California as well as at Indian Elementary School in Walnut Creek, California. I have tutored in English Language Arts for Chinese... 
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