7th Grade Academics

Week of October 18-22

Math (Crews, Gordon, Howard)

Students will be determining constant of proportionality from a graph. Students will also take their second SCA this week.

ELA (Harris, Stanley, Shelton, Murrisky-Hayes, Allison Dapper)

Students will begin a Fiction Genre Study. They will also take their second ELA SCA.

Science (Crews, Wade, Moore)

Students will be exploring genetics including pedigrees and Punnett squares.

Social Studies (Harris, Handshoe, Ohler)

The Scientific Revolution

Topics:

1. How scientific understanding increased over time, leading to the Scientific Revolution.

2. Scientists, their discoveries, and the impact of their discoveries.

3. Political impact of scientific discoveries , specifically conflict between scientists and Church over universe (geocentric vs. heliocentric).