• Middle School Science Curriculum

     Sixth Grade

    Year at a Glance (2019-2020)

    Unit Overviews (Staff Only)

    • Unit 1  Introduction to Sixth Grade Science (1st Six Weeks)
    • Unit 2  Matter and Energy:  Elements & Their Symbols, Elements in the World (1st Six Weeks)
    • Unit 3  Matter and Energy:  Elements & Compounds, Evidence of Chemical Reactions (1st Six Weeks)
    • Unit 4  Matter and Energy:  Metals, Nonmetals, & Metalloids (1st Six Weeks)
    • Unit 5  Matter and Energy:  Density (2nd Six Weeks)
    • Unit 6  Earth and Space:  Minerals (2nd Six Weeks)
    • Unit 7  Earth and Space:  Layers of the Earth, Classfying Rocks, Plate Tectonics and Geologic Events (2nd Six Weeks)
    • Unit 8  Earth and Space:  Gravity, Celestial Objects, and Space Exploration (3rd Six Weeks)
    • Unit 9 Force, Motion, and Energy:  Potential and Kinetic Energy (4th Six Weeks)
    • Unit 10 Force, Motion, and Energy:  Calculating Speed, Force & Motion, and Balanced & Unbalanced Forces (4th Six Weeks)
    • Unit 11 Force, Motion, and Energy: Pulleys and Inclined Planes (4th Six Weeks)
    • Unit 12 Force, Motion, and Energy: Forms of Energy and Energy Transformations (5th Six Weeks)
    • Unit 13 Organisms and Environments:  Cells (5th Six Weeks)
    • Unit 14 Organisms and Environments:  Classification of Living Organisms and Kingdoms (5th Six Weeks)
    • Unit 15 Organisms and Environments:  Biotic & Abiotic Factors and Ecosystems (6th Six Weeks)
    • Unit 16 Force, Motion, and Energy:  Alternative Energy Resources (6th Six Weeks)

     Seventh Grade

    Year at a Glance (2019-2020)

    Unit Overviews (Staff Only)

    • Unit 1 Introduction to Seventh Grade Science (1st Six Weeks)
    • Unit 2 Photosynthesis  (1st Six Weeks)
    • Unit 3 Flow of Energy  (1st Six Weeks)
    • Unit 4 Force and Motion  (2nd Six Weeks)
    • Unit 5 Factors Impacting Earth Systems (2nd Six Weeks)
    • Unit 6  Organisms and the Environment (3rd Six Weeks)
    • Unit 7  Life in Our Solar System  (3rd Six Weeks)
    • Unit 8 Introduction to Cells (4th Six Weeks)
    • Unit 9 Structures and Functions of Cells (4th Six Weeks)
    • Unit 10 Structures and Functions of Living Things  (4th & 5th Six Weeks)
    • Unit 11 Response to Stimuli (5th Six Weeks)
    • Unit 12 Genetics (6th Six Weeks)
    • Unit 13 Gentic Variation and Adaptation (6th Six Weeks)

    Eighth Grade

    Year at a Glance (2019-2020)

    Unit Overviews (Staff Only)

    • Unit 1 Introduction to Eighth Grade Science (1st Six Weeks)
    • Unit 2 Organisms and Environments: Interdependence, Environmental Changes, Human Effect on Resources (1st Six Weeks)
    • Unit 3 Earth and Space:  Plate Tectonic Theory and Erosional Features (1st and 2nd Six Weeks)
    • Unit 4  Earth and Space: Sun's Energy, Weather Maps, Oceans and Weather  (2nd Six Weeks)
    • Unit 5  Earth and Space: Earth Cycles (2nd and 3rd Six Weeks)
    • Unit 6 Earth and Space:  Origins of the Universe  (3rd Six Weeks)
    • Unit 7 Earth and Space:  Characteristics of the Universe (3rd Six Weeks)
    • Unit 8 Matter and Energy:  Atoms (4th Six Weeks)
    • Unit 9 Matter and Energy:  Periodic Table (4th Six Weeks)
    • Unit 10 Mattery and Energy:  Chemical Reactions and Chemical Formulas (4th and 5th Six Weeks)
    • Unit 11 Force, Motion, and Energy:  Forces, Speed, Velocity, and Acceleration (5th Six Weeks)
    • Unit 12 Force, Motion, and Energy:  Newton's Laws (5th Six Weeks)
    • Unit 13  TEKS Review and High School Preparation (5th and 6th Six Weeks)

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