Mr. Washington

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Mr. Washington

This is my 9th year in Prince William County Schools teaching Middle School Science

If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact me at 

During this time- Please have your student work within IXL- each student has "Recommended skills assigned by their Teacher" tab. 

Please work on ONE/TWO skills each school day.  Use the booklets sent home as additional support.

Weekly Learning Objectives

6th Grade Science

6.8 - The student will investigate and understand the organization of the solar system and the interactions among the various bodies that comprise it. Key concepts include
a) the sun, moon, Earth, other planets and their moons, dwarf planets, meteors,
asteroids, and comets;
b) relative size of and distance between planets;
c) the role of gravity;
d) revolution and rotation;
e) the mechanics of day and night and the phases of the moon;
f) the unique properties of Earth as a planet;
g) the relationship of Earth’s tilt and the seasons;

7th Life Science

LS 13 - The Student will investigate and understand that populations of organisms change over time.  
a. the relationships of mutation, adaptation, natural selection, and extinction;
c. how environmental influences, as well as genetic variation, can lead to diversity of organisms.

8th Physical Science

PS 2 -  The student will investigate and understand the nature of matter.
b. elements, compounds, mixtures, acids, bases, and salts;
c. solids, liquids, and gases;
d. physical properties;
e. chemical properties; and 
f. characteristics of types of matter based on physical and chemical properties.  

Middle School Schedule-Independence Nontraditional School K-12 Center
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
9-10:30a Breckenridge {Math} (6th-8th) CiCi {Lang. Arts} (6th-8th) Washington {Science}(6th-8th) Carley {History} (6th-8th)
10:30-12p Morgan {Soc Skls) 10:30-11a (8th) Breckenridge Office Hours Morgan Offic Hours 11-12:30p Axman {PE} 10:30-11:00 (6th-8th) Tuma {Art} 11:00-11:30 (6th-8th) Morgan {Social Skls) 11:30-12p (6th) CiCi Office Hours Morgan {Social Skls) 10:30-11a (7th)Washington Office Hours Carley Office Hours
Content Times:
9:00-9:30- 6th grade
9:30-10:00- 7th grade
10:00-10:30- 8th grade
Ms. Breckenridge: Math
Mr. Carley: History
Ms. CiCi: Language Arts
Mr. Washington: Science
Mrs. Morgan: Counseling
Ms.Tuma: Art
Mr. Axman: PE


Daily Schedule

7:30 - 8:00 Arrival
8:00 - 8:30 Breakfast 
8:30 - 9:15 1st Period 
9:15 - 10:00 2nd Period 
10:00 - 10:45 3rd Period 
10:45 - 11:30 4th Period 
11:30 - 12:10 5th Period 
12:15 - 12:45 Lunch 
12:50 - 1:45 Resource 
1:45 - 2:00 Dismissal