Marsh Jr. High School - Science
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Jennifer Lopez Caitlin Dalby Kyle Gunther

Jennifer Lopez

Science 8 & AVID, room E20

895 - 4110 x 320 // jalvarez@chicousd.org

Caitlin Dalby

Science 7 & 8, room S35

895 - 4110 x 375 // cdalby@chicousd.org

Kyle Gunther

Science 7, room B2

895 - 4110 x 302 // kgunther@chicousd.org
Suzanne King Hannah Metzger Jaime O

Suzanne King

Science 6 & 7, room S34

895 - 4110 x 374 // sking@chicousd.org

Hannah Metzger

Science 8 & STEM 2, room S32

895 - 4110 x 372 // hmetzger@chicousd.org

Jaime O'Brien

Science 6 & STEM 1, room S33

895 - 4110 x 373 // jobrien@chicousd.org
 
 
 

Science Department Introduction Videos!

Caitlin Dalby Kyle Gunther Hannah Metzger Jaime O
Ms. Dalby Mr. Gunther Ms. Metzger Mrs. O'Brien
 

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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