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8th Grade Science Research

In Science Research you can do research in ANY field of science, engineering, or math.  

8th Grade Science Research is a one-year elective course designed for highly motivated students to advance an understanding of research methodology in the natural and social sciences. The course is directed to those students who wish to pursue excellence and progress into advanced areas of original research.

Students choose their topic, write a research paper, analyze past and present scientific research for scientific methods, and discuss solutions to current dynamic issues while creating their own science or engineering project. In addition, students undertake independent research in mathematics, life sciences, physical sciences, or social science.