Ontario - Grade 8 - Science - FULL YEAR BUNDLE - NEW 2022!

  • $28.00
    Unit price per 
  • Save $9




This bundle covers the entire *NEW* Grade 8 Science curriculum for 2022!

New Ontario 2022 Science Curriculum - Grade 8 – Cells. This product was created to cover the NEW 2022 Ontario Science Grade 8 curriculum – Cells.

Some of the concepts that are covered:

  • What is a cell?
  • Cell theory
  • Importance of a microscope – understanding the function of each part
  • Microscope diagram – labelling activity
  • Organelles in cells – nucleus, cell membrane, cytoplasm, cell wall, mitochondria and more
  • Research assignment – organelle in plant and animal cells
  • Diagrams of plant and animal cells
  • Comparing plant and animal cells – structure, organelles, size, shape
  • Identifying plant and animal cells
  • Experiment/activity – building a 3D model of a cell
  • Diffusion of molecules in cells
  • Osmosis in cells
  • Factors affecting diffusion
  • Diffusion and the exchange of gas in humans and frogs
  • Solutions, solutes, and solvents
  • Ideal solutions for cells – osmosis
  • Unicellular organisms – Amoeba and Paramecium
  • Research assignment – studying unicellular organisms
  • Multicellular organisms – humans, worms, and frogs
  • Levels of organization – cells, tissues, organs, and organ systems
  • Researching organ systems to learn about the organs, tissues, and cells included
  • Technologies in cell biology – electron microscopes
  • Stem cell technologies treating disease – Alzheimer's and Spinal injuries
  • Researching advantages and disadvantages of stem cells
  • Cellular agriculture – cultured meat
  • Using cultured meats – multiple perspectives (animals, environmentalists, livestock farmers)
  • Unit test
  • Answer pages for all activities


New Ontario 2022 Science Curriculum - Grade 8 – Systems in Action. This product was created to cover the NEW 2022 Ontario Science Grade 8 curriculum – Systems in Action.

Some of the concepts that are covered:

  • What is a system?
  • Purpose, inputs, and outputs of systems
  • Important systems in your life
  • How systems make difficult decisions to meet the needs of its customers/citizens
  • Food processing system – inputs, outputs (waste/emissions), and purpose
  • Different points of view related to different systems (school system, transit system)
  • Components of systems – computer system, HVAC system, and backhoe system
  • Physics – using scientific terms (energy, work, forces, displacement, efficiency)
  • Different types of energy – chemical, electrical, thermal, mechanical, nuclear
  • Forces – contact and non-contact forces
  • Research assignment – understanding the compass
  • Describing everyday situations using scientific terms – forces, energy, work, displacement, efficiency
  • Displacement versus distance – calculations and reading/questions
  • Calculating work using the formula work = force x distance
  • Mechanical advantages using simple machines
  • Calculating the mechanical advantages of levers, gears, pulleys and inclined planes
  • Diagrams of the simple machines and their mechanical advantages
  • Lever experiment
  • Dissipating heat from mechanical systems
  • Friction causing dissipation (sliding friction, static friction, and rolling friction)
  • Technologies reducing friction and dissipation (lubricants, wheels, furniture sliders)
  • Experiment – phone book friction (sticky notes)
  • Calculating efficiency – energy out/total energy in = efficiency
  • Importance of instruction booklets – assembly, safe use, maintenance of machine
  • Research assignment – instruction manual
  • Technological innovations improving productivity – robotics, artificial intelligence (AI), 3D printing
  • Research assignment – Industry 4.0 (evolution of industrial revolution)
  • Automation of manufacturing industry
  • Impact of automation on society, economy, and the environment
  • Self-driving autonomous vehicles
  • Automation – different points of view
  • Unit test
  • Answer pages for all activities


New Ontario 2022 Science Curriculum - Grade 8 – Fluids. This product was created to cover the NEW 2022 Ontario Science Grade 8 curriculum – Fluids.

Some of the concepts that are covered:

  • What is a fluid?
  • Understanding viscosity
  • Volumetric flow rate
  • Experiment – comparing viscosities
  • Researching the viscosities of various fluids
  • Particle theory – affects on fluids
  • Relationship between mass, volume, and density
  • Density of gases, liquids, and solids
  • Calculating density – mass/volume
  • Calculating density using diagrams
  • Buoyancy – positive buoyancy, negative buoyancy, and neutral buoyancy
  • Experiments determining buoyancy – water vs saltwater vs sugar water
  • Archimedes’ Principle
  • Air pressure experiments
  • Lighter-than-air flying devices – airships and hot air balloons (buoyancy of gases)
  • Compressing gases – experiment and reading/questions
  • Mishandling of compressed gases
  • Hydraulic systems vs pneumatic systems
  • Pascal’s Law – buoyancy
  • Performing calculations using Pascal’s Law
  • Researching pneumatic systems
  • Factors affecting the flow of fluids – temperature, pressure, density, viscosity
  • Regulating fluids in the circulatory system and in engines
  • Valves in mechanical systems
  • Comparing a fish’s bladder vs ballast water
  • Impacts of fluid technologies – renewable energy (wind turbines, hydro)
  • Oil spills - The Deepwater Horizon oil spill
  • Indigenous communities and oil spills – Ocean Man oil spill
  • Research assignment – investigating oil spills in Indigenous communities
  • Unit test
  • Answer pages for all activities


New Ontario 2022 Science Curriculum - Grade 8 – Water Systems. This product was created to cover the NEW 2022 Ontario Science Grade 8 curriculum – Earth and Space Systems: Water Systems.

Some of the concepts that are covered:

  • Three states of water in our environment (solid – ice, liquid – water, gas – vapour/humidity)
  • Studying glaciers – the Cryosphere
  • Water distribution on Earth
  • The water cycle – evaporation, condensation, precipitation, infiltration, transpiration
  • Numerous diagrams related to the water cycle
  • Watersheds – Research assignment and profile of St. Lawrence Watershed
  • Water table and Aquifers
  • Groundwater diagrams
  • Drinking water – Different types of wells
  • Human activities affecting the water table
  • Climate change – Melting glaciers
  • Human activities creating greenhouse gases
  • Effects of melting glaciers on coastal communities
  • Assignment – Creating an Infographic about Melting Glaciers
  • Coastal Storms – Hurricanes, Typhoons, Cyclones as well as storm surges and flooding
  • Microclimates – Victoria, BC
  • Comparing atmospheric conditions in coastal regions versus regions inland
  • Water quality – pH levels, turbidity, bacteria, dissolved oxygen
  • Experiment – determining pH levels in local bodies of water
  • Human activities affecting water quality – agriculture, fossil fuels, sewage, pharmaceuticals
  • Water treatment plants – research assignment and reading/questions
  • Tertiary water treatment systems
  • Rural water treatment systems – Septic tanks
  • Experiment – creating a water filter
  • How cities manage water – water meters and incentives to conserve water usage
  • Personal water consumption survey
  • How the Indigenous use water
  • Drinking water advisories in First Nation communities
  • Rainwater harvesting and greywater systems - technologies
  • Desalination systems – converting saltwater to freshwater technologies
  • Unit test
  • Answer pages for all activities


This is a comprehensive unit that will save you hours of planning! It has been tested and found effective in helping students achieve the learning goals in the new science curriculum.