• 8th Grade Laboratory Activities

    Posted by Peggy Olson on 4/9/2017

    8th Grade Chemistry Laboratory Experiments:

    1.  Mystery Mixture Analysis

    Students will determine what two chemicals make up the "Mystery Mixture" from among nine different possibilities.  Students will mix chemicals together with ten drops of water and observe the reactions that occur.  SAFETY GLASSES WORN ALL TIMES!

    Resources from the Fossweb Site: Chemical Interactions:


    Mixing Chemicals


    Click on the link to virtually simulate the Mystery Mixture Analysis Lab conducted in class:  Two Substance Reactions



     2. Students will complete the following worksheets and hand in together stapled:

    1. Mystery Mixture (5 pts)
    2. White Substance Analysis (50 pts)
    3. Mystery Mixture Anaylsis (36 pts)
    4. Mystery Mixture Summary (29 pts)

    Total Mystery Mixture Laboratory Point Value: 120 pts

    *****5 exta bonus points for correctly identifying the two chemicals that make up the Mystery Mixture!

    Mystery Mixture Laboratory Pages: Mystery Mixture Lab Sheets

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  • 8th Grade Chemistry Fun

    Posted by Peggy Olson on 4/9/2017

    Students can learn more about Elements in the Periodic Table by accessing and playing with these resouces:

    Foss Interactive Science


    Periodic Table


    Click on the Link to learn more about the Elements in the Periodic Table


    University of Nottingham


    Periodic Table Videos



    Click on the link to watch videos on the elements of the Periodic Table







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  • 8th Grade Chemistry Introduction

    Posted by Peggy Olson on 4/9/2017

    Chemistry  Chemistry Unit

    All students will use the Chemistry Resources found on the Foss Intergrated Science Website:



    Foss Website

    Student LogIn Information:

    User Name: newportgrade8

    Password: Science!

    Click on the Chemical Interactions Icon to access resources and view virtual laboratory exercises performed in the classroom.


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