• Mr. Greg Calvetti
    Phone:  412.833.1600, ext. 3312
    Email:  gcalvetti@uscsd.k12.pa.us
    8th Grade Science Teacher - Team 6
    • Graduated from IUP in 1988 with a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education
    • Earned Master's Degree in Science Education from Clarion University in 1989
    • Previously worked at both the Buhl and Carnegie Science Centers as a presenter and later as a Department Head for Professional Development; joined ASSET Inc. to help establish a National Science Foundation project that assisted elementary classroom teachers in science teaching by providing them with both training and materials
    • Hired in 1999 as a Math/Science 6th grade teacher at Boyce Middle School; transferred to Fort Couch Middle School to teach 8th grade Science in 2000
    • Professional certificates include Middle School Science and Elementary Education Certification

    • Astronomy (Earth/Space Science): The Earth and globe use, seasons, motion of celestial bodies, the Moon, the planets, telescopes, stars and galaxies
    • Introduction to Chemistry (Properties of Matter): Density, states of matter, elements, compounds and mixtures, atomic structure, the periodic table and chemical reactions
    • Forces, Motion, and Energy: Matter and forces in motion, work and machines, forces in fluids, energy and energy resources

    • Ping Pong and 4 Square Club
    • Head Coach - Middle School Track