Marsh Jr. High School - Science
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Portrait of Jennifer Alvarez
Jennifer Alvarez, Room E20
Science 8
895 - 4110 x 320
Portrait of Caitlin Dalby
Caitlin Dalby, Room S35
Science 7 & 8
895 - 4110 x 375
Portrait of Kyle Gunther
Kyle Gunther, Room B2
Science 7
895 - 4110 x 302

Portrait of Suzanne King
Suzanne King, Room S34
Science 6 & 7
895 - 4110 x 374
Portrait of Hannah Metzger
Hannah Metzger, Room S32
Science 8
895 - 4110 x 372
Portrait of Jaime O'Brien
Jaime O'Brien, Room S33
Science 6
895 - 4110 x 373

Course descriptions


6th grade

Sixth grade science classes focus on earth sciences, including earth's structure, heat and energy. The course units are: 
  1. Systems on Earth
  2. Regional Climates
  3. Weather
  4. Our Changing Climate

7th grade

Seventh grade science focuses on natural processes and human activities which cause energy to flow and matter to cycle through Earth systems. The course units are:
  1. Matter and Energy on Earth
  2. Flow of Matter and Energy through Organisms and Rocks
  3. Natural and Human Impacts on Earth
  4. Sustaining Biodiversity
  5. Ecosystems in a Changing World

8th grade

Eighth grade science focuses on the processes that change Earth systems at different spatial scales today and in the past. The course units are:
  1. Objects move and collide
  2. Noncontact forces influnce phenomena
  3. Evolution explains life's unity and diversity
  4. Sustaining local and global biodiversity

All science classes include hands-on investigation and experimentation in addition to meeting the California Science Content Standards for California Public Schools for grades 6-8. 

Message from the principal, Jessica Kamph:

The link below is a list of items frequently used and needed by our science department. If you'd like to donate any of these items, please just drop them off at our office. Thank you!

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