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Grade 8: Science: Introduction
Providing you with current resources and fun facts. Let's have fun with grade 8 Science!!
What's the difference between quantitative and qualitative data?
Quantitative data is numbers-based data instead of data based on what you think, feel, or observe. For example, instead of saying a "looks" brighter than b, if you measure the light intensity of a and b, you have quantitative data you can compare.
Google's free Science Journal app makes it easy for students to collect quantitative data as part of their experiments. We have suggestions for simple experiments to help you and your students explore the app:
Everything you need to know about atoms & molecules, energy, matter, force and motion, the earth, temperature and more. Includes articles, videos, interactive games & activities, lesson plans and resource lists.
Everything you need to know about plants, animals, the food chain, the human body. life cycles and more. Includes text-to-speech, videos, interactive games, hands-on science projects and activities, resource lists, lesson plans and more to support budding researchers in the sciences