Junior High 
Students and Families,

Feel free to read through the science curriculum by clicking on the appropriate grade level pdf below. We have outlined the curriculum that we will be covering this year by trimester. Also, please know that we follow the Next Generation Science Standards. 

Please know that should you have any questions with regards to what is being covered, I encourage you to reach out and contact me. I am happy to answer any questions you may have and can point you in the right direction.

Mrs. Samantha Lima
Jr. High Science

Junior High Science Classroom Rules


Junior High Science Lab Rules

Safety is an important part of participating in investigations. Safety guidelines must be followed at all times. 

Follow the safety procedures outlined by your teacher. Ask questions if you’re unsure of what to do.

Behave in a responsible manner. No running, pushing, horseplay, or practical jokes are allowed. 

Know where classroom safety equipment is located and know how to use it.

Wear safety goggles when instructed to do so by your teacher.

Never eat, drink, or chew gum during laboratory activities.

Use care and common sense when working with chemical substances.

  • Never put substances in your mouth. Do not taste any substance unless your teacher specially tells you to do so.
  • Do not smell unknown substances. If your teacher asks you to smell a substance, wave a hand over the substance to draw the scent toward you.
  • Do not touch your face, mouth, eyes, or another person while working with chemical substances.
  • Wash your hands with soap and warm water immediately after working with chemical substances.

If you come in contact with a chemical substance, immediately rinse skin and clothing with water, and then inform your teacher. 

Report all accidents and injuries to your teacher.

Use extra care when working with matches and around open flame.

  • Pull back and secure long hair. Remove long jewelry and scarves.
  • Do not leave an open flame unattended.
  • Do not reach over an open flame.
  • Do not use bare hands to pick up hot objects.

Cleanup is your responsibility. Handle all used and unused substances as directed by your teacher. Clean up your work area.

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