Science (Grades 6-8)

  • Modeling instruction is the primary instructional methodology employed throughout the middle school science experience.  Units and lessons aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards from The American Modeling Teachers Association are utilized throughout our program.

     

    2021-2022 Science Units of Study

     

    6th Grade Integrated Science

    • Skills and Safety
    • Physical Science
      • Introductions to Matter
      • Solids, Liquids and Gasses
      • Energy
      • Thermal Energy
    • Earth Science
      • Introduction to Earth Systems
      • Weather in the Atmosphere
      • Minerals and Rocks in the Geosphere
      • Plate Tectonics
    • Life Science
      • Living Things in the Biosphere

     

    Below are the topics addressed in the current 7th and 8th grade units of study. As these grade levels move to the integrated topics, the outlines will be posted here.

     

    7th Grade

    • Life Science
      • Classification
      • Cells
      • Heredity
      • Evolution of living things

     

    8th Grade

    • Physical Science
      • Motion and Force
      • Sound and Light
      • Chemistry