Discovery's Science Course Description

  • Teacher: Katherine Cooper                                                                 

    Grade: 7 and 8

    Course Description:

    During the first part of the year in science we will focus on topics in biology.  We will begin the year learning about cells and body systems, then move on to cell division, genetics, and the heredity of traits.  Physical science topics will include gravity, electrical and magnetic forces, and waves. We will practice the scientific method throughout the year and focus on making claims from the data we collect and analyze. 

    Types of Learning:

    Students will show their understanding through projects, classwork performance tasks and assessments.  

    How to get extra help:

    Feel free to email me at to arrange a time for us to meet.  I often have availability during learning block and after school.