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Brandon Academy Middle School Science

Survey of Science

The subject matter for this class focuses on all three sections of science – Earth Science (Earth’s Atmosphere and Earth’s Minerals) Life Science (The Basis of Life, Plants, and Human Body Systems), and Physical Science (Matter and Energy and Newton’s Laws). Students will develop note-taking strategies, utilize notes and other supplemental resources to study for quizzes and tests, apply the scientific topics, theories, and laws to real-life situations, as well as utilize the scientific method in completing lab reports for experiments and other hands-on activities.

 

Earth Science

The subject matter for this science class focuses on Earth Science. Topics covered include the following: Meteorology; Sculpting Earth’s Surface; Forces Within the Earth, earthquakes, volcanoes, mountain building; Historical Geology, Oceanography, and Astronomy. Students will develop note-taking strategies, utilize notes and other supplemental resources to study for quizzes and tests, apply the scientific topics, theories, and laws to real-life situations, as well as utilize the scientific method in completing lab reports for experiments and other hands-on activities.

 

Life Science

The subject matter for this class focuses Life Science. Topics covered include The Human Body; The Cell; Genetics; Plants structures and Function; Bacteria & Viruses; Protists; and Fungi. Students will develop note-taking strategies, utilize notes and other supplemental resources to study for quizzes and tests, apply the scientific topics, theories, and laws to real-life situations, as well as utilize the scientific method in completing lab reports for experiments and other hands-on activities.

 

Physical Science

The subject matter for this class focuses Physical Science. Topics covered include Motion and Forces; Energy – Thermal, Electricity & Magnetism; Sound, Electromagnetic, and Light Waves; States of Matter, Atoms, Elements, the Periodic Table; and Chemical Bonds and Reactions. Students will develop note-taking strategies, utilize notes and other supplemental resources to study for quizzes and tests, apply the scientific topics, theories, and laws to real-life situations, as well as utilize the scientific method in completing lab reports for experiments and other hands-on activities.