Information about the Seventh Grade science program at RCPS
Seventh grade life science emphasizes an understanding of change, lifecycles, patterns, and relationships in the living world. Topics include:
-Interdependence of organisms
-Adaptations within a biome
-Biological changes over time.
-Some sociological principles and genetics are also introduced.
-Students analyze data collected and identify origins of errors that occur during experimentation.
Note: Students enrolled in life science courses may participate in animal dissection. Students who decline to participate will be offered alternatives to dissection. A student’s objection to participating in an animal dissection should be substantiated by a signed note from his or her parent or legal guardian.