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P1 - 7th Grade Science (Period 1)

Location: Room 423

Comprehensive Science 2 (7th Grade Science) is the second in a three year course of study in exploratory experiences and activities in the concepts of earth and space, life and physical science. Life Science includes basic safety skills, inquiry, critical thinking, use of the scientific method, measurement, and the metric system. Emphasis is placed on the scientific method to solve problems and understand natural phenomena.

The initial focus of the course includes the animal and plant cell, the classification systems for the major kingdoms of life, heredity, and the study of the ecology of our surroundings before moving to the study of the human body, human health, genetics, and evidence on biological evolution.

Laboratory techniques are an essential part of the course. Projects are used to further the students’ understanding of key concepts.

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