Welcome to 8th Grade Science!



Degrees and Certifications:

Ms. Hoyos

Happy Back to School!! Are you an 8th Grade Student? If so, using your ALK student account, email me at vhoyos@alkschool.org to get the 8th Grade Science Google Classroom Class Code. Don't forget to introduce yourself! 


Ms. Hoyos is a NASA STEM Certified Instructor and received her Master of Science degree in Geosciences.  She has a Bachelor's Degree in Geology and is certified in Secondary Education in the states of New York and New Jersey for grades 7-12.  Her Physics certification is in progress. 

8th Grade is an Inquiry based science course with Laboratory hours where we use the 5E instructional model to Engage, Explore, Explain, Elaborate and Evaluate science phenomena of the three dimensions of the NGSS. 


Ms. Hoyos is the Yearbook Club advisor. 

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