Welcome to Mr. Gortney's Science Class


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Please take a few moments to review the following 3 items:                     

Classroom Expectations

8th Grade Science Syllabus

Online Wiki Etiquette


I will be using this wiki to supplement classroom instruction.  Additionally, you will be required to complete some group projects online using this wiki.  Your first wiki assignment is listed below:

Takehome Lab #1 Investigation & Report Due: Friday October 22, 2010.

Standardized Lab Report Format



What is a Wiki? If you're not familiar with Wiki's please watch this short video.

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Hydrogen Balloon Explosions (October 2010)

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Attention Parents: Important Information before you call. (Warning: Sense of Humor required! If you don't have one, don't listen to it)

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