*Welcome to the 2017-2018 School Year in Coach Raesz’s and Science Class. This year we will include planning and conducting field and laboratory investigations, using the scientific method, analyzing data, critical thinking, scientific problem solving and using various tools and equipment to collect and analyze information. This course will consist of Lab safety and Investigations, Matter & Energy, Force,-Motion-Energy, Space, Weather and Plate Tectonics, Organism and Environment, and Chemistry. 8th grade Science is a STAAR tested subject.
*Welcome to Coach Raesz's 5th and 6th Grade Art Class. We will work on the following areas in art this year: Develop perceptual skills and visual arts vocabulary, skills/processes/materials/tools, role and development of the visual arts, and connections/relationships/applications. Some of the projects we have planned for this school year are as follows: shading, build a structure out of popsicle sticks, grid drawing, and clay modeling.