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Life Science 7th graders

7th grade Life Science Syllabus 2018-2019

Week

Classwork

Projects/Tests

Aug 20-24

Lab Safety

Scientific Method

Aug 27-Aug 31

Scientific Method

Sept 3-7

Scientific Method

Classification

Sept 3: NO SCHOOL

Sept 10-14

Cells

Sept 10: Current Events 2

 

Sept 11: Test 1

Sept 17-21

Cells

Sept 24-28

Cells

Oct 1-5

Cells

Oct 4: Cell Project Due

Oct 5: Test 2

Oct 3: Science Fair Background Research

Oct 8-12

Benchmark Review

Oct 8: NO SCHOOL

Fall Benchmark

Oct 15-19

Photosynthesis/Respiration

 

Oct 19: ½ DAY

 

Oct 19: End of 1st9 weeks

Oct 22-26

Photosynthesis/Respiration

Oct 26: Test 3

Oct 29-Nov 2

Genetics

Nov 5-9

Genetics

 

 

 

 

Nov 6: Parent Teacher Conferences NO SCHOOL

Nov 8: Genetics project Due

Nov 9: Test 4

Nov 12-16

Kingdoms/Phylums

Nov 19-23

 

THANKSGIVING BREAK

Kingdoms/Phylums

Nov 21-23: NO SCHOOL

Nov 20: Kingdom Project Due

Nov 20: Test 5

Nov 26-Nov 30

Vocabulary/Midterm Review

Dec 3-7

Change over time

Dec 10-14

Benchmark Review/Change over time

Dec 14: Test 6

Dec 17-21

WINTER BREAK

Benchmark Review

Dec 21: End of 9 weeks/Benchmarks

Jan 7-11

Food Webs/Predator and Prey

Jan 11: Science Museum Cow Eyeball dissection Fieldtrip

Jan 14-18

Symbiosis/Niches

Jan 21-25

Cycles

Jan 21: NO SCHOOL

Jan 28- Feb 1

Ecosystems

Feb 4-8

Ecosystems

Feb 8: Test 7

Feb 11-15

Population Interactions

 

Feb 15: NO SCHOOL

Feb 18-22

Behavior

 

Feb 18: Parent Teacher Conferences NO SCHOOL

Feb 25-Mar 1

Food Production

Mar 4-8

Interactions in ecosystems

March 8: Test 8

Mar 11-15

Ecosystems and Biomes/Simulation Review

March 15: ½ day

Simulation Testing

 

 

March 15: End of the 3rd9 weeks

Mar 18-22

Ecosystems/Biomes

March 18: NO SCHOOL

 

March 22: Biome Project Due

 

Mar 25-29

Adaptations

April 1-5

Tropism, hibernation, dormancy, catastrophic changes

April 8-12

SPRING BREAK

Tropism, hibernation, dormancy, catastrophic changes

April 12: Test 9

April 22-26

Metric Measurement

April 29-May 3

Metric Measurement

May 6-10

Metric Measurement/Math

May 13-17

Metric Measurement/Math

SOL Testing

May 20-24

Review

SOL Testing

May 27-31

Review

May 27: No School

SOL Testing

 

May 30: Final Exam

June 3-7

End of the year activities

 

June 4: Last day 2 hour early release

SOL Testing

 

 

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