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Science 6A is an introduction to the basics of scientific thinking and investigation. In this course, students learn how to make predictions, investigate and interpret data. They will learn about the cell, different groups of living things, how living things are organized and how different structures work together to carry out certain functions.

Suggested Grade Level: 6
Prerequisite: None

Introduction to Science 6B is a continuation of the basics of scientific thinking and investigation. In this course, students continue to practice making predictions, investigating and interpreting data. Students also explore the composition of Earth and how Earth interacts with the atmosphere.

Suggested Grade Level: 6
Prerequisite: None

In Science 7A the basics of Earth Science are introduced. The purpose of this course is to introduce students to basic Earth science topics in preparation for high school General Science. These topics are tested and applied to the student’s everyday life.

Suggested Grade Level: 7
Prerequisite: None

This is the second course for 7th grade science. One unit on Environmental Science is discussed, along with five units on Astronomy. The purpose of this course is to introduce students to basic science topics in preparation for a high school level General Science course.

Suggested Grade Level: 7
Prerequisites: Preferably Science 7A

Physical Science such as matter, mixtures and motion are discussed, tested and applied to the student’s everyday life. The purpose of this course is to introduce students to basic Physical Science topics in their preparation for a high school General Science course.

Suggested Grade Level: 8
Prerequisite: None

In the second course for 8th grade science, general life science topics are discussed such as genetics, evolution and mitosis. The purpose of this course is to introduce students to basic life science topics in preparation for a high school Biology course.

Suggested Grade Level: 8
Suggested Prerequisite (though not required): Completion of Science 8A

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