Science and Technology Department   

Ms. Jenan Dahmas, Science Content Specialist and 6th and 8th Grades Science- email

Ms. Nicole Ambroise, 6th and 7th Grade Science - email

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

Hello Briggs Chaney! This is my third year at BCMS in the Bridge Program and 17th teaching Special Education (10th with MCPS). I hold a Master's Degree in Special Education from Loyola College. I am an avid outdoorsman, I love fishing, sports and my family. I am also the boys’ basketball coach and I am looking forward to having a great year and working with the students and staff here at Briggs Chaney. 

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

Hi, welcome to the Science Department at Briggs Chaney Middle School. I teaching 6th and 7th grade Science this year. I have taught in Baltimore (MD), Camden (NJ) and at Morgan State University (MD). I earned my BS and MS degrees from Morgan State University. My New Jersey certification in Supervision was earned at Rowan and Temple Universities. 

Ms. Marian Bromell, 8th Grade Science  email   

Ms. Nicole Campbell, 6th and 7th Grade Science - email

Hi Briggs Chaney! This is my first year at BCMS but my 13th year in the county. I spent 12 years teaching 3rd, 4th and 5th grade and am really excited to make the switch to middle school. I earned my masters from Cabrini College and went to York College of Pennsylvania for undergrad. I look forward to getting to know the community! 

Ms. Erin Connors, 6th Grade Science  email

Mr. Brian Harvey, 7th and 8th Grade Computer Science - email

Ms. Erin Kell, 7th Grade Science - email   

Mr. Jerrold (Mike) Liesch, 7th Grade Scienceemail  

Mr. Adam Mutal, 6th Grade Science - email

Ms. Bridget Sokol, Computer Science - email


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