Middle School Science


Grade 6 - Students work on changing different variables as they learn how to do controlled experiments.

Students also learn about simple machines as well as environmental science.

Curriculum Highlights

  • Variables Unit with a mini Science Fair project
  • Simple Machines Unit with a project using simple machines
  • Camp Foley–a one-week, away from school experience focusing on science and science experiments

Grade 7 - Students will spend the year learning Biology.

They will be learning about the structure and function of cells, bacteria and viruses, plants, animals, and human body systems.

Curriculum Highlights

  • Science Fair
  • Frog Dissection
  • Variety of labs
  • Bacteria and Virus Project

Grade 8 - Students will focus on Chemistry.

  • Classifying Matter
  • Physical and Chemical Changes
  • Changes in State of Matter
  • Atomic Structure
  • The Periodic Table
  • Chemical reactions
  • Waves and Sound
  • Geology
  • Weather and the Atmosphere

Curriculum Highlights

  • Chemistry experiments and demonstrations
  • Science Fair
  • Adopt an Element Project
  • Several STEM projects