Science Graphic  
Gilbert Junior High School
Teachers in the Department:
Joe Granio - 8th grade/ Dept. Chair/Honors
Robin Hencken - 7th grade
Sarah Sawyer - 7th grade 
Textbook -7th Grade - McDougal Littel 7th gr Science
Description of Curriculum - 7th Grade:
      Exploring Science with the following topics:
                  Earth & Space
                  The Changing Earth
                  Earth's Surface
                  Life over Time
Textbook - 8th Grade - McDougal Littell 8th gr Science
Description of Curriculum - 8th Grade:
       Exciting Topics in 8th Grade include:
                     Chemical Interactions
                     Matter & Energy
                     Motion & Forces
Every year Gilbert Junior High School's Honors Science classes build solar ovens to harness enough solar energy to cook hot dogs!   Materials used are satellite dishes, cardboard boxes, glass, shoe boxes, and projection TV screens.
The oven's highest temperature was recorded two years ago:  OVER 1600 degrees F!!
Solar Ovens  
Solar Oven Cooking  
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