Goshen Middle School

Ms. Joy A Moorman » Mrs. Moorman's 7th Grade Science

Mrs. Moorman's 7th Grade Science

 

Contact Information:
Phone: 722-2226 x 6032
Email: moormanj@goshenlocalschools.org
Room # 704
 
 
 
The best way to reach me is by email or call the office and leave a voice message
 
Bloomz: Please sign up for Bloomz a great way to get reminders from your child's team teachers - Invite sheets are sent home with students or you can email to request an invitation code
 

Grade Scale/Weighting System:

90 - 100 = A
80 - 89 = B
70 - 79 = C
60 - 69 = D
59 and below = F
 
Weighting System:
Homework - 15%
In-Class Assignments - 20%
Tests/Quizzes - 35%
Projects - 30%

 

Professional Background:

  • Bachelor of Arts from the University of Cincinnati: B.A., Psych.
  • Bachelors of Science from the University of Cincinnati: B.S., Elem Ed.
  • Masters of Education from the Nova Southeastern University: M. Ed.
  • Teacher at Goshen Middle School for 17 years

 

Science Course Goals:

  1. Develop scientific critical thinking skills. 
  2. Extend and encourage reasoning skills to come up with answers and conclusions.
  3. Encourage students to become engaged with non-fiction text (through modeling and by providing necessary skills and opportunities), making meaning and real world connections.
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of how living systems function and interact with the physical environment.
  5. Provide students with opportunities to collaborate with peers as investigative scientist.
  6. Demonstrate an understanding of the composition of physical systems as well as their concepts and principles.
  7. Recognize that science and technology are interconnected.
  8. Gather and analyze information using scientific inquiry.
 
Science Course of Study:
 
  • Biomes
  • Populations and Organisms
  • Properties of Matter
  • Conservation of Matter
  • Transfer of Matter
  • Energy Transfer
  • The Water Cycle
  • Ocean Currents and Global Patterns of ocean water
  • Phases of the moon 
 
 

Helpful Websites for the School Year:

 
 
 
Click BELOW to go to Progress Book:
https://pb.hccanet.org
Check grades, homework and much more. Registration Keys for new PB accounts can be requested from the GMS front office. Please email: moormanj@goshenlocalschools.org
 
Click BELOW to go to Pro-Core:
http://www.pro-core.us
Pro-Core Web is available to practice test taking skills and to check for content understanding at home.
 
Click BELOW to go to Discovery Education online digital science textbook
username:  lastnamefirstinitial2023
password: Pro-Core number
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Recent Posts

Enrichment

Enrichment
 
Prefixes, Suffixes and Root Words
 

#1. Macro = Large        

      Macroeconomics

#6. Anti = Against or no

      Antifreeze

 

#11. De = Away from, down, the opposite of

Depart

Decline

#2. Hydro = Water

      Hydrosphere

 
 
#7. Bi, Bis = Two
 
     bicycle
 
     biannual 
 
#12. Dis, Dif, Di = Apart
 
Dislike 
Dishonest
Distant

#3. Hyper = Excessive

      Hyperactivity

#8. Hemi = Half
 
     Hemisphere
 
#13. Epi = Upon, On top of 
Epitaph
Epilogue

#4. Micro = Small

      Microscope

 
 
#9. Circum, Cir = Round
 
     Circle
     
     Circumference
#14. Equ, Equi = Equal
 
Equalize
Equitable

 

#5. A, Ab = not or without, away from

      Absent

      Atypical 

      

 
#10. Com, Cor, Co, Col = with or   
     together
 
     Communicate
 
     Combine
#15. Ex, E, Ef 
Out, From
 
Exit
Eject
Exhale