• Science Grade 7 Pacing Blueprint 2015-2016
    Essential Standard
    # Days
    Dates
    Quarter 1**
    Culture of Science
    5
    August 24 - August 28
    Structures and Function
    (7.L.1)
    43
    September 2 – October 30
    Quarter 2**
    Evolution and Genetics
    (7.L.2)
    41
    November 3 – January 16
    Benchmark Assessment
    3
    January 14 - January 16
    Quarter 3**
    Forces and Motion
    (7.P.1)
    27
    January 21 – February 27
    Energy Conservation
    (7.P.2)
    20
    March 2 – March 27
    Quarter 4**
    Earth Systems, Structures, and Processes
    (7.E.1)
    29
    April 6 – May 14
    NC Final Exam Review
    5
    May 15 - May 21
    NC Final Exam
    10
    May 22 - June 5
    Preview Earth Systems, Structures, & Processes (8.E.1)

    As a 7th grader, your child will be exposed to a variety of science topics including cells, single-celled organisms, the human body systems, heredity and genetics, forces and motion, energy, simple machines, and weather. Students have expressed that the highlight of 7th grade will make you leap out of your seat---the frog dissection. The following information will give you a general timeline of when and what we will be discovering and investigating throughout the year.

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
      
    Grading Policy & Scale

    Classwork/Homework 25%

    Tests 30%

    Labs/Projects 25%
     
    Quizes/Journal 20%
     
    A=90-100
    B=80-89
    C=70-79
    D=60-69
    F=59 & Below