“Learning science is something students do, not something that is done to them”. National Science Education Standards (NAS, 1996), Mrs. Lord Stapley Jr. High Mrs. Peggy Lord 15 years nurse B.S. in Secondary Education, History & Chemistry minor M.Ed. in STEM education SEI endorsement Gifted and Talented full endorsement. CTE certificate How can we all help your student have a successful junior high experience? Keep channels of communication open between school, student, and parents! H Home: Parent/Guardian Involvement & Parent Signature in Student Planner ome: Parent/Guardian School: Teacher & Administrative Communication Student:Student: Daily Assignments in Student Planner DailyStudent: Check the Parent Portal: Sign up in the office if you have not picked up an access code yet! Check my Stapley Web Page! Contact me by e-mail: Probably the best way to get in touch with me! My e-mail address is: [email protected] Contact me by phone: You can always call and leave a message on my classroom phone: (480) 472-2765 First Semester Focus: Science Research Expo project Genetics Genetics Careers Cheek Cell DNA Adaptations Physics Egg Drop Bungee Barbie Physics Careers Roller Coasters Second Semester Focus: Chemistry Chemistry Careers AIMS Personal Career Project Crime Scene Science Fair February 4th District, February 19th State, April International May Questions?