Science and Technology Department

 Science 2017   

Vision Statement

 The BCMS Science, Technology and Engineering Department fosters inquisitive scientific thinkers, by using 21st century technology to solve real world problems through critical thinking, analyses, mathematical concepts, and analytical writing while engaging students, and building positive and caring relationships with our students in preparation for college and career. 

Science and Technology Department Staff

Mr. Jacob Abrams, Content Specialist, 7th Grade and 8th Grade Science -  email

Mr. Michael Bokal, 6th, 7th, and 8th Science Bridge email   

Ms. Brenda Brice, 7th and 8th Grade Science  email    

Ms. Marian Bromell, 8th Grade Science and STEM  email    

Ms. Erin Connors, 6th Grade Science  email 

Mr. Usman Jamil, Technologyemail

Ms. Kayla Johnson, 8th Grade Science - email

Ms. Erin Kell, 7th Grade Science  email   

Mr. Jerrold (Mike) Leisch, 6th Grade Science  email  

Ms. Nakeisha Roland, Technologyemail  


Next Generation Science Standards: Eight Science and Engineering Practices

 Asking questions (for science) and defining problems (for engineering) 

Developing and using models 

Planning and carrying out investigations 

Analyzing and interpreting data 

Using mathematics and computational thinking 

Constructing explanations (for science) and designing solutions (for engineering) 

Engaging in argument from evidence 

 Obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information 



 Argumentative Writing 

 Graphic Organizer for Argumentative Writing  

 Science Rubric for Writing

 MCPS Science, Technology and Engineering  


 Next Generation Science Standards  

 The Common Core Standards: Science and Technical Subjects  

 National Institutes for Health  

 Scientific American – Science for Kids  

 The Smithsonian  

  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  

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