# What is 8th grade: Definition and 12 Discussions

Eighth grade is the eighth post-kindergarten year of formal education in the US, and is typically the last year of middle school. In England and Wales, the equivalent is Year 9, and in Scotland, the equivalent is S2.

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1. ### B Build a Time Dilation Clock for 8th Grade Science Project

A science teacher ask if I could help one of her students build a "Time Dilation Clock" so, at launch the Ships chronometer and the local time are in sync. with a 3g continuous thrust, at some point the time, the time at the launch site will be going twice as fast as the ships chronometer. so...
2. ### Exploring Chemistry: A Young Student's Journey Towards a Future in Science

8th-grade science student. I want to major in 9th-grade chemistry. I currently live in Pakistan. Perpetually interested and always ready for books, cats, knowledge, and cats
3. ### What to Read/Study in Physics if I want to be a Physicict

Hey I'm new to this forum and I'm 14 and I want to be a future Physicist (Probably Particle Physicist ) and I was wondering what books are good for starting out , just to let you know what kind of content I'm looking for I already know about General relativity , special relatativity , and the...
4. ### 8th Grade Science Project Ideas

Hi guys, I need to create a science project, but first I need an idea. I have already come up with an idea, which was measuring stress level under timed and untimed tests, but my teacher said that it was too simple. Do you have any suggestions on any 8th Grade science projects I could do, that...
5. ### How Long Until a Dropped Ball Hits 25 m/s?

I know the question is simple... but I don't get it. A metal ball is thrown from a tall building V0= 0. When will it reach V=25 m/s? This is my first question, I seem to like physics yet I don't understand anything... accept electricity, but the rest, I don't. I hope I don't annoy anoyone but...
6. ### How can I self-teach physics with only an 8th grade math education?

I am a high school student interested in physics and cosmology, but only have a math education that goes up to 8th grade (linear equations, just real simple stuff) I think I'm pretty goodarn at self teaching and want to get some books so I can work my way up to understandino physics.
7. ### How to Improve Your 8th Grade Paper on the Collision of Two Galaxies?

I am writing a paper on the collision of two galaxies. I would like advice on using the right method to complete this project. I have found some sites about the collision of the galaxies: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/08/140826141130.htm http://arxiv.org/pdf/1406.4859.pdf...
8. ### Trying to grasp physics in the 8th grade.

I am an eighth grader who is interested in hopefully pursuing a career in physics. I currently have a 100 in Algebra 1 but I want to learn more. I always read about the famous scientists such as Newton and Hawking. I feel as if I am capable of learning more then what we are learning in school...
9. ### Navigating 8th Grade Math for a Career in Physics

I am in 8th Grade, and I am taking an Algebra A class. This class is basically an introduction to algebra, and next year I will take algebra 1 for math. If I wanted a career in physics, am I behind? Should I push myself to jump up a class next year? Is it necassary to take calculus before...
10. ### Where Can I Learn Algebra and Group Theory Outside of School?

I want to start getting ahead more in the Algebra field. Problem is, my school is not open to students advancing ahead of where they are supposed to be (knowledge is power). So, what I want to know is some good sites where I can learn Algebra in sort of a lesson pattern, but not having to enroll...
11. ### Need help on a very simple 8th grade conscept.

Two stars move towards each other due to the forge of gravitation. Star 1 has twice the mass of star 2. Which if either exerts a greater gravitational force? Why?
12. ### I am in 8th grade and I am stuck on a simple physics question

Can anyone help me: Lifting a sail up a mast. Sail is 825 kg, the distance is 5 meters. What's the force required (in Newtons)? Thanks to anyone helping - L. I calculated this a 8085 Newtons, using gravity at 9.8 m/sec2. I need help understanding the relationship between acceleration...