BC Science 8 Student Workbook

Paperback | June 1, 2006

byBriar Ballou, Jonathan Bocknek, Van Chau

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  • Reinforces student learning and science literacy while offering modified activities, enrichment and extension, additional vocabulary practice, further practice of science process skills.
  • Addresses the needs of ESL students and struggling readers.

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Reinforces student learning and science literacy while offering modified activities, enrichment and extension, additional vocabulary practice, further practice of science process skills.Addresses the needs of ESL students and struggling readers.

Format:PaperbackDimensions:10.8 × 8.4 × 0.4 inPublished:June 1, 2006Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0070972966

ISBN - 13:9780070972964

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Table of Contents

BC Science 8 Student Workbook, 2006


UNIT 1 Cells and Systems


Chapter 1 The Cell is the basic unit of life.


Section 1.1 Observing Living Things
Section 1.2 Cells
Section 1.3 Diffusion, Osmosis, and the Cell Membranes

Chapter 2 Human body systems work independently and together.


Section 2.1 Body Systems
Section 2.2 The Digestive and Excretory Systems
Section 2.3 The Circulatory and Respiratory Systems

Chapter 3 The immune system protects the human body.


Section 3.1 The Immune System
Section 3.2 Factors Affecting the Immune System

UNIT 2 Optics


Chapter 4 Many properties of light can be understood using a wave model of light.


Section 4.1 Properties of Waves
Section 4.2 Properties of Visible Light
Section 4.3 Light and the Electromagnetic Spectrum

Chapter 5 Optical systems make use of mirrors and lenses.


Section 5.1 The Ray Model of Light
Section 5.2 Using Mirrors to Form Images
Section 5.3 Using Lenses to Form Images

Chapter 6 Human vision can be corrected and extended using optical systems.


Section 6.1 Human Vision
Section 6.2 Extending Human Vision

UNIT 3 Fluids and Dynamics


Chapter 7 Kinetic molecular theory explains the characteristics of solids, liquids, and gases.


Section 7.1 States of Matter
Section 7.2 Fluids and Density

Chapter 8 Fluids affected by forces, pressure, and heat.


Section 8.1 Forces
Section 8.2 Pressure
Section 8.3 Viscosity, Adhesion, and Cohesion

Chapter 9 There are both natural and constructed fluid systems.


Section 9.1 Fluids Under Pressure
Section 9.2 Constructed Fluid Systems
Section 9.3 Natural Fluid Systems

UNIT 3 Water Systems on Earth


Chapter 10 The water cycle plays a vital role on Earth


Section 10.1 Distribution of Water
Section 10.2 How Ocean Water Differs from Fresh Water
Section 10.3 Sources of Fresh Water
Section 10.4 Water's Effect on Shaping Earth's Surface

Chapter 11 Oceans control the water cycle


Section 11.1 Ocean Basins
Section 11.2 Ocean Currents
Section 11.3 Oceans and Climate

Chapter 12 Changes in water quantity and quality can affect living things.


Section 12.1 Freshwater Environments
Section 12.2 Saltwater Environments
Section 12.3 Water Quality and Its Effect on Living Things
Notes