7th Grade Science Course Description

7th grade science includes the study of the structure and function of living organisms and their interrelationships with the environment.  State Grade Level Expectations focus on the scientific investigation, cell structures and functions, taxonomy, interactions of organisms and their environment, genetics and natural selection, and the impact of technology and human activity on the earth and its resources.  This is a lab-oriented course.

First Semester: Metric System, Scientific Method, Cell Structure and Function, Genetics and Body Systems

Second Semester: Earth Timeline and Structure, Fossils, Evolution, Cycle of Energy and Weather