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Junior High Life Science

Class Available at PCLC

Class Available at EIE

Life Science

Jr. High – Grade Level 6-8 – two semester course
Cost of class: $400 per semester
*See Locations and Schedules for possible additional Student Fees that may be added to your classes and possibly payable with charter funds.

Note: Lab supplies will be provided when students are In-Person for class. For online students, a supply list will be provided so they may do the experiments with us. The cost of lab supplies should also be covered by charter school funds if purchased through an approved vendor.

This class will include such topics as:

  • Intro to Cell Biology
  • Protein Synthesis
  • Photosynthesis
  • Genetics
  • Origins
  • Ecology

 We will also cover classification and will conduct a brief survey of the kingdoms including:

  • Archaebacteria
  • Eubacteria
  • Protists
  • Fungi
  • Plants
  • Animals including:
    • Invertebrates
    • Arthropods
    • Vertebrates

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 (IF POSSIBLE THIS YEAR)

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.
ISBN: 978-1-59166-474-1
Publisher: BJU Press, 2007
Length: 896 pp. Hardbound or softbound. 7th grade.


Glencoe Life Science – Student Edition
ISBN 10: 007877800X     ISBN 13: 9780078778001
Publisher: Glencoe, 2008, Hardcover

Charter students must use the Glencoe textbook.


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