Science A (7th Grade)

Course Description:

This course is the first in a two-course sequence. Middle School Comprehensive Science 2 is the second in a series of three consecutive middle school science classes. It builds on concepts introduced in the first course of the series, including the disciplines of life science, physical science, and earth-space science. In addition, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) concepts are integrated throughout the course.

Course Details:

Course Title (District): Science A (7th Grade)
Course Title (NCES SCED) : Science (grade 7)
Course Provider : Whitehall District Schools
Content Provided By : Florida Virtual School
Online Instructor Provided By : Whitehall District Schools
Standards Addressed : NGSS
Ailgnment Document :
Academic Terms : Semester
Subject Area : Life and Physical Sciences
Course Identifier : Science (grade 7)
Course Level : (G) General or Regular
Available Credit :
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How To Enroll:

Enrollment Website :
Email : [email protected]
Phone : (888) 889-2840

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Additional Course Information:

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

• explain the roles and relationships among producers, consumers, and decomposers in the process of energy transfer throughout a food web;

• state the law of conservation of energy and describe the various forms of energy as well as how they transform;

• diagram the path of energy transfer through biotic and abiotic systems.

•cite evidence supporting energy transformation to demonstrate that energy cannot be created or destroyed;

•plan, carry out, and analyze a scientific investigation;

•compare and/or contrast relationships between organisms, such as mutualism, commensalism, parasitism, predation, and competition;

•analyze the effects of the removal or addition or organisms on predation and competition in an ecosystem;

•identify various limiting factors (abiotic and biotic) in an ecosystem and predict the long-term effects of limiting factors on a local ecosystem;

•explain how genetic variations and the environment influence evolution;

•identify and describe the layers of Earth and the interactions among them;

•investigate the effects of temperature, pressure, and density on the core of Earth.

INACOL Online Course Quality Standards

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Review Conducted By : Michigan Virtual
Date of Review : 04/08/2014

Module 01: Matter and Energy (Food Chains and Webs; Transformation of Energy; Law of Conservation of Energy)

Module 02: Interdependence of Life (Biological Interactions; Limiting Factors; Evidence of Change; Evolution and Natural Selection)

Module 03: The Earth (Geological Age; Layers of the Earth; Plate Tectonics)

Segment One Collaboration Activity

Segment One Exam

Term Type Enrollment Opens Enrollment Ends Random Draw Date Enrollment Drop Date Course Starts Course Ends # of Seats Course Fee Potential Additional Costs
Semester 08/01/2020 10/15/2020 07/01/2020 08/31/2020 01/15/2021 35 $0.0000 0.0000
Drop Policy Completion Policy Term Type Enrollment Opens Enrollment Ends
Consult counselor Consult counselor Semester 08/01/2020 10/15/2020

Students can use chat, email or private message system within the course to access highly qualified teachers when they need instructor assistance.