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7th Grade Science

7th Grade Science

Mr. Chin

mchin@csdo.org

 

Objectives:

·      To read, study, research and conduct experiments

·      To learn to utilize and understand the scientific method

·      To apply scientific concepts to their own practical world

·      To gain an understanding of basic scientific principles about

o   Chemical Interactions

o   Earth History

o   Populations and Ecosystems

 

Skills to be reinforced:

·      Note taking and outlining

·      Comprehension of resource text and related science themes

·      Research and Report writing

·      Investigation Reports

·      Application of engineering and design principles

 

Diocesan required concepts will be covered thoroughly so that students will enter high school with a solid background in Earth, Life, and Physical science. In this class, we will cover the following sub categories:

 

First Trimester

Physical Science- Chemical Interactions

Second Trimester

Earth Science- Earth History

Third Trimester

Life Science- Populations and Ecosystems

 

 

Texts:

Earth Science Glencoe/McGraw-Hill, 1999

Life Science Glencoe/McGraw-Hill, 1999

Physical Science Glencoe/McGraw-Hill 1999

This year along with the texts listed above students will be utilizing FOSS kits to model and deepen their understanding of the concepts covered.

 

Daily:

Students should review their notes and assignments regularly so that they are prepared for tests and quizzes. Students are responsible for all homework assigned in class. NO late work will be accepted for full credit unless a student has been absent. It is the STUDENT’S responsibility to speak to all teachers to get all absent work.

 

Science Fair:

This will be held on _______January 28th 2018____ at the beginning of Catholic Schools Week.

7th and 8th grade are required to participate in the science fair.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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