7th Grade Curriculum

Exploring Life Science

  • Science – Not Just For Scientists
  • The Scientific Method – A Way of Problem Solving
  • Tools of Life Science
  • Safety in the Science Laboratory

The Nature of Life

  • The Origin of Life
  • Characteristics of Living Things
  • Chemistry of Living Things

Cells, Tissues, and Organ Systems

  • The Cell Theory
  • Structures and Functions of Cells
  • Cell Processes
  • Cell Growth and Division
  • Cell Specialization

Classification of Living Things

  • History of Classification
  • Classification Today
  • The Domains
  • The Six Kingdoms

Viruses and Bacteria

  • Characteristics and Examples of Viruses
  • Characteristics and Examples of Bacteria

Protists

  • Characteristics of Protists
  • Animallike Protists
  • Plantlike Protists
  • Funguslike Protists

Fungi

  • Characteristics of Fungi
  • Forms of Fungi
  • How Fungi Affect Other Organisms

Plants

  • Plants Appear: Multicellular Algae
  • Plants Move onto Land: Mosses, Liverworts, and Hornworts
  • Vascular Plants Develop: Fern
  • Structure of Seed Plants
  • Reproduction in Seed Plants
  • Gymnosperms and Angiosperms
  • Patterns of Growth

Animals

  • Introduction to the Animal Kingdom
  • Study of Invertebrates: Sponges, Cnidarians, Worms, Mollusks, Arthropods, and Echinoderms.
  • Study of Vertebrates: Fishes, Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds, and Mammals.

Genetics

  • History of Genetics
  • Genetics and Probability
  • Chromosomes
  • DNA
  • Human Genetics

Ecology

  • Living Things and Their Environment
  • Food and Energy in the Environment
  • Interactions and Evolution
  • Life in Balance



SCIENCE BENCH MARK

Website by SchoolMessenger Presence. © 2017 West Corporation. All rights reserved.