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Life Science Syllabus 6th grade

7th grade Life Science Syllabus 2019-2020

Week

Classwork

Projects/Tests

Aug 19-23

Lab Safety

Scientific Method

Aug 26-30

Scientific Method

Sept 2-6

Scientific Method

Classification

Sept 2: NO SCHOOL

Sept 3: Current Events 1

Sept 5: Science Fair Topic due

Sept 9-13

Cells

Sept 9: Current Events 2

 

Sept 10: Test 1

Sept 16-20

Cells

Sept. 16: Current Events 3

Sept 18: Science Fair Research Plan

Sept 23-27

Cells

Sept 23: Current Events 4

Sept 25: Science Fair Research Plan Corrections

Sept 27: Science Fair forms

Sept 30- Oct 4

Cells

Oct 1: Cell Project Due

Oct 4: Test 2

Oct 3: Science Fair Background Research

Oct 7-11

Benchmark Review

Fall Benchmark

Oct 7: Current Events 5

Oct 10: Science Fair Background Research Corrections

Oct 14-18

Photosynthesis/Respiration

 

Oct 18: ½ DAY

 

Oct 18: End of 1st9 weeks

Oct 21-25

Photosynthesis/Respiration

Oct 21: NO SCHOOL

Oct 22: Current Event 6

Oct 24: Science Fair Notebook (Title, Problem, Hypothesis, Materials, Procedure)

Oct 23: Test 3

Oct 28-Nov 1

Genetics

Oct 28: Current Events 7

Oct 29: Science Fair Notebook Corrections

Nov 4-8

Genetics

 

 

 

 

Nov 5: Parent Teacher Conferences NO SCHOOL

Nov 4: Current Events 8

Nov 7: Genetics project Due

Nov 8: Test 4

Nov 11-15

 

Kingdoms/Phylums

Nov 11: Current Events 9

Nov 18-22

Kingdoms/Phylums

Nov 18: Current Events 10

Nov 21: Kingdom Project Due

Nov 22: Test 5

Nov 25-29

THANKSGIVING BREAK

Vocabulary/Midterm Review

Nov 27-29: NO SCHOOL

Dec 2-6

Lab: Science Fair

Dec 2: Science Fair Data Analysis

Dec 4: Science Fair Data Analysis Corrections

Dec 5: Science Fair Logbook and Conclusion

 

Dec 6: Science Fair Logbook and Conclusion Corrections

Dec 9-13

Change over time/Benchmark Review

Dec 9: Science Fair Abstract

Dec 11: Science Fair Abstract corrections

Dec 13: Science Fair board due as well as completed notebook, logbook, forms, research plan and background research (Everything should be turned in)

NO LATE PROJECTS ACCEPTED!!!

Dec 16-20

 

WINTER BREAK

Benchmark Review

Dec 20: ½ day

Dec 18: Test 6

Dec 20: End of 9 weeks/Benchmarks

Jan 6-10

Food Webs/Predator and Prey

Jan 9: Science Museum Cow Eyeball dissection Fieldtrip

Jan 13-17

Symbiosis/Niches

Jan 20-24

Cycles

Jan 21: NO SCHOOL

Jan 27-31

Ecosystems

Feb 3-7

Ecosystems

Feb 7: Test 7

Feb 10-14

Population Interactions

 

Feb 14: NO SCHOOL

Feb 17-22

Behavior

 

Feb 17: Parent Teacher Conferences NO SCHOOL

Feb 24-28

Food Production

Mar 2-6

Interactions in ecosystems

March 6: Test 8

Mar 9-13

Ecosystems and Biomes/Simulation Review

March 12: ½ day

March 13: NO SCHOOL

Simulation Testing

 

 

March 15: End of the 3rd9 weeks

Mar 16-20

Ecosystems/Biomes

 

March 22: Biome Project Due

 

Mar 23-27

Adaptations

March 30- April 3

 

SPRING BREAK

Tropism, hibernation, dormancy, catastrophic changes

April 13-17

 

Tropism, hibernation, dormancy, catastrophic changes

April 13: NO SCHOOL

April 17: Test 9

April 20-24

Metric Measurement

April 27- May 1

Metric Measurement

May 4-8

Metric Measurement/Math

May 11-15

Metric Measurement/Math

SOL Testing

May 18-22

Review

SOL Testing

May 25-29

Review

May 25: No School

SOL Testing

 

May 29: Final Exam

June 1-5

End of the year activities

 

June 3: Last day 2 hour early release

SOL Testing

 

  • This syllabus is subject to change for the benefit of the students