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Alex M. Martino
Junior High School
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Mrs. Graef
8th Grade Science - Martino Jr. High

Looking for assignments, documents or articles from class please log into your Google Classroom.

Need help!  It is available during the following times with Mrs. Graef in Room 17:
  • Before school Monday - Wednesday & Friday 7:50 am - 8:15 am (No Thursdays),
  • Blue Day 5A (first advisory)
  • After school Monday-Thursday 2:50 pm - 3:10 pm.
  • E-mail me for guidance:  mgraef@nlsd122.org
  • Did you join Remind? Message me(Look below in the technology drawer for help to join.) 




 Part One  Part Two  Part Three Part Four 
Bill Nye on the Moon Video  Black Hole Simulator   
Moon Phases    Map the Solar System    Geological Time Scale 
1. Moon Phase Simulator http://video.pbs.org/video/1790621534/
Origins of the  Solar system 
2. Moon Phase Simulator        
3. Moon Phase Simulator        
 Moon Phase Calendar      
  Seasons 2        
 Moon Information        
Apogee & Perigee         

Ecology is the study of organisms and the environment: the study of the relationships between living organisms and their interactions with their natural or developed environment.
Energy Source Articles  
If you are here looking for energy source articles check below in the file cabinet.  
I have included two seperate articles for each source.
Solar is found here:
Technology Guidance/Google Classroom


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Just for Fun

These are websites that I find interesting or fun. Take a spin around the web if you dare!!!!! Come back often, I'll be adding more every time I find a new site.




1 Matter

The Unit is Matter (Chemistry)

Online textbook link to pdf file: http://www.sawyerscience.com/Online_Textbooks.html
Working on the Periodic Table Worksheet click above!
 Chapter One Chp Two    Chp. Three
Atoms   States of Matter Intro.  Leaves Webquest 
Atomic Theory Webquest   Energy and the 4 states of matter   Physical Properties
Build an Atom/Ion  Plasmas   Chemical Properties
Atomic models: 
Dalton's Model 
Principles of Matter  Mixtures 
Conservation of Mass  Archimedes on TedED Compounds 
Periodic Table  Bill Nye on Buoyancy   Physical Changes
Periodic Table Webquest   p 60-61 Pascal's Principle @ the bottom of the this page  Chemical Changes
Common Elements  Pascal's Principle on YouTube  Chemical Reactions 
How to draw an atom!   Boyle's and Charles Law Activity on YouTube  Antoine Lavoisier and Law of Conservation of mass
Atomic Structure activity website  Phases of Matter  How to Balance Equations 
Bonding  Online Density Lab 
Elements in the Civil War       
Build an Atom Simulator Below Click on the picture to Run  It will download.  You will need to open it in downloads.
Build an Atom


Before playing uncheck both sides, review the flashcards, then try learn and finally give the games a try.
Scientific Inquiry http://quizlet.com/_fk2is 
Chapter One Matter Atoms, Elements, Compounds, Mixtures  http://quizlet.com/_hqkyo
Chapter Two Phases, Phase Changes and Gas Laws  http://quizlet.com/_inlm8
Chapter Three Chemical Reactions http://quizlet.com/_11v2j6
Part One: Earth and Moon System  Quizlet  http://quizlet.com/_ngix0
Part Four:  Stars Etc.  https://quizlet.com/_278wx7
Energy Sources and Electricity:  https://quizlet.com/_1clw5x