WARE SCIENCE

 

 

Mr. Gardiner

6th, 7th and 8th Grades

All students should be signing in to Google classrooms for their grade.

8th Grade

Parents of 8th Grade students be looking for a parent meeting to discuss…

8th Grade Trip

Applying for High Schools

7th Grade

With the new year beginning and the end of the year rapidly approaching the seventh grade is continuing to work through the Earth Science topics.  We are currently studying the atmosphere and the weather.  Students are encouraged to supplement their learning by viewing the assigned videos on the Google Classroom.

The second trimester exam will be a science experiment that will soon be assigned.  Students will experiment using the scientific method and present their findings to the class in digital form along with a written report.

 6th Grade

Sixth grade life science class is starting on the invertebrate world and by spring should be starting on the plant kingdom.

The second trimester exam will be a student designed experiment using the scientific method.  Students will present their findings

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The Eighth Grade Trip

      Each year Ware Academy’s Eighth Grade completes it’s study of the Chesapeake Bay with a week long journey through the Bay’s watershed.  The trip takes the class to the northern most reaches of the watershed to the head waters of the Susquehanna River.  The students are able to see firsthand the many challenges and issues that affect the Bay’s health.

      Arriving in Potter County Pennsylvania the class spends two days and a night on a tributary of the Susquehanna by rafting, or sometimes canoeing, students explore the waterway and surrounding forest.  The class members work with scientists from the USGS laboratory to learn how to determine stream health and are shown a whole range of topics being researched at the lab.  Students explore the flora and fauna during an overnight backpacking experience and a thirty mile mountain bike trip.

      The class returns to school with a greater understanding of the challenges faced in preserving the Chesapeake and our earth.

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