This will be a hands on class. We will use games, literature, and other hands on activities to complete this class. During the year, we will be studying several different themes. Every theme will take place across several class periods and will include work that will need to be completed at home.
Science is taught through the 5E method. Research has shown that this is a highly effective way to present new concepts in science. Students will explore biology, astronomy, and earth science through videos, skits, experts, models, demos, readings, labs, interactive notebooks, projects, extension activities, and assessments. Each class will require much participation and preparation by the students.
This course is designed to provide students with a solid foundation in several science topics to help prepare them for success in high school science classes. There will be hands-on laboratory/class exercises throughout the year. Classes may be a combination of lecture/discussion, labs, and class discussions/exercises.
This is an advanced introductory course. The course is designed to delve deeper into the human anatomy and physiology aspect of biology. All major body systems will be covered from the integumentary to the reproductive system. We will study the structures of the body, what they do, and how/why that is important within each system and the body as a …