7th Grade Science Course Description


6th, 7th and 8th grade science at Mesa follow a “spiral curriculum”.  Each year students will study 3 major fields of Science. In Physical Science students will study common properties, forms, and changes in matter and energy. In Life Science students will study the characteristics and structure of living things, the processes of life, and how living things interact with each other and their environment. In Earth Science students will focus on the processes and interactions of Earth and space systems and their structure and dynamics.  Throughout these courses students will plan and carry out scientific investigations, analyze and interpret data, construct scientific explanations based on valid and reliable evidence, and develop models to explore their understanding.