8TH GRADE

Highlights

Science Corner
Students started the year by examining the fossil record and what that might tell us about the history of life on Earth.
Students casted their own fossils while learning about the fossil record and the history of life on Earth.
Students dissected an owl’s pellet to learn about modern limb anatomy. Students compared the bone anatomy of modern tetrapods to that of ancient ones and learned how this can serve as evidence for relatedness among organisms.

Quote

“The time to save a species is while it is still common. The only way to save a species is to never let it become rare.”

Rosalie Edge

Sumatran Orangutan