Seventh Grade Science

Information about the Seventh Grade science program at RCPS

Seventh Grade

Seventh grade life science emphasizes an understanding of change, lifecycles, patterns, and relationships in the living world. Topics include:

-Classification -Cell theory -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.