Middle School Science with Mrs. Tiehen

Welcome to Middle School Science

Science is a course designed to help students learn about the world through hands-on activities, reading and writing.


  • All rules in the handbook apply in the classroom.
  • Follow all lab safety rules when performing a lab, experiment, or activity.
  • Have a good attitude and try your best.
  • Be respectful and responsible.

Check with the teacher the day upon returning to school from absence.  A time will be scheduled to make-up missing instruction, tests, or quizzes.  It is the student’s responsibility to meet with me and complete the missing work!


  • Daily bell ringer    5%
  • Daily bell ringer    5%
  • Homework 15%
  • ISNB 25%
  • “Labs” /write ups 25%
  • Quizzes and tests 30%
Goals for the year

  • Students will be able to recognize and utilize the scientific method in a lab/experiment/activity.
  • Students will be able to communicate ideas and results using complete thoughts, sentences, and graphs when appropriate.
  • Students will be able to explain if a hypothesis was proven correct and why or why not.
  • Students will use a variety of tools to measure and quantify items.
  • Students will be able to correctly use scientific vocabulary.
  • Students will be able to explain grade appropriate ideas from Physical Science, Earth and Space Science, Life Science, and Engineering.
Contact Information

Please contact me with any questions or concerns via email at  or leave a message at 852-2242.