8th Grade Science
8th Grade Team Red Lead/Science Content Lead
My Education & Teaching Background
Hello, my name is Robin Blankenship and I am very excited about teaching your children all about Science. I have been a Science teacher for 24 years and am very passionate about teaching children about Science and the world around us and to have fun while we learn. I have lived in Georgetown for 22 years with my husband Al and our 3 children, Matthew, Andrew, and Sara Grace. Matthew is 21 years old and Andrew is 18 Both have graduated from Richarte High School. Sara Grace,our youngest is 16 and is a junior at GHS. We love Georgetown and all it has to offer. We love to hunt, fish and camp in our time off.In Eighth grade Science our focus is Physical Science. We will begin with studying Lab Safety, which includes learning the classroom rules and procedures, and lab safety. We will then begin studying Chemistry and how atoms make up our lives. Our next unit of study is the awesome universe that we have the privilege to live. We will then begin studying the Earth-Moon-Sun system and how day and night, seasons, lunar phases, lunar cycles, and tides affect our lives as we live on planet Earth. We will start the second semester with the study of physics and how motion and forces affect how the world around us works. Next, students will begin to study weathering and erosion of the Earth's surface and the movement of the plates of the Earth. Students will study weather to investigate how our atmosphere moves across our Earth and the role the oceans play in creating our weather systems. And last, will finish up the year with a study of ecology and the impact of the biotic and abiotic factors, and the relationships that organisms have on our Earth.As you can see we will have so much to study this year, as well as preparing 8th grade students to take the Science STAAR. Students will have a STAAR Review for the two weeks before taking the STAAR Test in Science. We will be having an awesome but very busy year this year. I look forward to having your children in my class.
- Education : University of North Texas
- Yrs. experience: 20
- Other teaching experience: 5 years private preschool
1st Period 8th Grade Pre AP Science 8:45-9:34 2nd Period 8th Grade Pre AP Science 9:38-10:27 3rd Period Conference 10:31-11:20 4th Period Grade Level-Red Team Conference 11:24-12:13 5th Period8th Grade Red Team- LunchTitan Time12:17-12:4712:47-1:17 6th Period 8th Grade Science-Inclusion 1:21-2:10 7th Period 8th Grade Science-Inclusion 2:14-3:03 8th Period 8th Grade Science 3:07-3:56