Life Science 6 A&B

Course Description

Semester A

Life Science is the study of cells, heredity, biological populations and their changes over time. It includes human biology, ecology, diversity of organisms and the history and nature of science. In this course, students will have the opportunity to conduct and design experiments, identify and classify organisms. Students will work on developing skills in data recording, classifying, measuring, observing, hypothesizing, analyzing, evaluation and inferring.

Semester B

Life Science is the study of cells, heredity, biological populations and their changes over time. It includes human biology, ecology, diversity of organisms and the history and nature of science. In this course, students will have the opportunity to conduct and design experiments, identify and classify organisms. Students will work on developing skills in data recording, classifying, measuring, observing, hypothesizing, analyzing, evaluation and inferring.

Course Requirements

Grade Level

6th Grade

Materials

Basic Kitchen Lab Supplies

Duration

2 Semesters

Prerequisites

None

Technology Skills

None

Semester A

Major Concepts:

  • The basics of life
  • Cell biology
  • Green plants
  • Animal life cycles
  • Evolution

Semester B

Major Concepts:

  • Ecosystems
  • Human digestive system
  • Human respiratory systems
  • Human circulatory systems
  • Human endocrine systems
  • Human nervous systems
  • Human skeletal systems
  • Human senses