The Basics of Chemistry: The Assignments

Mr. Amerson's introduction to the elements for 8th grade science students.

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The Assignments

The students can choose from among the following assignments.  They can also choose in advance whether they can make an "A", "B", or "C".  If you are a teacher trying to use this for your class, substitute whatever assignments you wish.  

Level C

Students can make a "C" by completing at least 12 of the following:

Level B

Students can receive a "B" on the unit by completing the "C" level and at least 2 of the following:

Level A

Students can receive an "A" by completing both the "C" and "B" levels and doing at least one of the following:

All grades are negotiable.  For example, you can substitute 2  "A"s for the "B" and "A" level stuff.

Each student must also keep a journal that reflects their daily experiences.  These will not be graded but will count toward your participation grade.

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These pages were created by Jeff Amerson , all rights reserved, as part of GirlTECH, a teacher training and student technology council program sponsored by the Center for Research on Parallel Computation (CRPC), a National Science Foundation Science and Technology Center and Project Constellation , training teachers to integrate technology into classrooms.

It was last updated on May 2, 1997 .

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