Science,Technology, & Engineering in Grade 7

What your child will learn

Investigations in Science 7During the course of the year Grade 7 students solve the problems of producing a hydroponics system to grow produce locally (Unit 1: Cellular Structures and Processes), developing a menu that is balanced, nutritional and affordable (Unit 2: Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms), applying genetic concepts to real-world situations using biotechnology and modern techniques (Unit 3: Heredity and Variation of Traits), and analyzing the history of planet Earth and how organisms have changed over time (Unit 4: Earth’s History and Biological Evolution). Science concepts studied in IS 7 center around topics related to structure and function of living organisms, genetics, biotechnology, Earth’s history, and natural selection.