Junior High Life Science
Jr. High – Grade Level 7-8 - two semester course
Cost of class: $375 semester
Instructor: Jill Wilcox
PCLC (Westminster): Tuesdays: 9:00-10:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. or Thursdays: 1:00-2:15 p.m.
1st Semester dates: PCLC-Sept. 15-Dec. 17th, 2nd Semester dates: Jan. 12-May 29
EIE (Monrovia): Tuesdays: 1:30-3:00 p.m.
1st Semester dates EIE: Sept. 15-Jan. 19th , 2nd Semester dates: Jan. 26-May 25th
This class will include such topics as:
- Intro to Cell Biology
- Protein Synthesis
We will also cover classification and will conduct a brief survey of the kingdoms including:
- Animals including:
A brief study of some of the systems of the human body is also included.
This course meets weekly for 1.5 hours (45 min. of lecture, 45 min. of lab). Weekly homework assignments from the textbook, lab reports and handouts will be completed by the students at home each week. Tests will be taken online at home and are to be administered by their parent. One in-class practicum test will be given by the instructor.
Two textbook options are available for this course: Pick one (charter schools use the Glencoe book)
Life Science by Bob Jones University Press. 3rd edition.
Publisher: BJU Press, 2007
Length: 896 pp. Hardbound or softbound. 7th grade.
Glencoe Life Science – Student Edition
Publisher: Glencoe, 2008, Hardcover
Charter students must use the Glencoe textbook.