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Seventh Grade Science
School Year 2000 - 2001
I. Course of Study
A. Introduction to Science
- Process skills
ex: following directions, comparing,
sequencing, observing, inferring,
- Major Fields of Science
- Constructing graphs: line, bar graphs
- Use of laboratory equipment
- Scientific method
- Safety Guidelines
B. Physical Science
- Acids & Bases
- Forms of Energy
- Motion, Heat, Temperature
- Light, Sound
C. Life Science
- Cell, life cycles, reproduction
- Food chains, food web
- Characteristics of organisms:
regulation, behavior, structure, function,
- Photosynthesis, greenhouse effect
D. Earth and Space Science
- Properties of earth:
structure, history, seasons, layers of earth
- Solar system
- Fossil and rock formation
- Geochemical Cycles
E. History and Nature of Science
- History of science
- Scientific and technological discoveries
II. Criteria for Evaluation
Technology and Society
by Holt, Rinehart and Winston
* Homework will be given every week on
Wednesday/Thursday. This is due Monday/Tuesday of the
Homework No. 10 Due Oct. 23-24, 2000
1. Challenge your Thinking worksheets.
** Test will be given every other week.
*** Projects will be assigned every quarter. All
information needed concerning the projects will
Note: Progress reports will be sent home every two weeks.
Parents will be notified regularly for missing work.
Last Progress reports for Science and Reading
were sent home Oct. 16-17, 2000. Please sign and
return on or before Friday Oct. 19, 2000.
Please check your child's agenda regularly.
The 7th grade team of teachers greatly appreciate
your support !!!!