Grade Seven Science
The physical science curriculum investigates topics in the disciplines of both physics and chemistry by blending scientific and engineering practices. The course begins with an emphasis on the nature of science which includes scientific tools and methodologies. The physics portion of the course includes topics of study that can be utilized to explain the physical occurrences in the world around us such as forces, motion, energy, heat, waves, and simple machines. The chemistry portion is designed to explore the composition and interaction of matter through content that includes the structure and properties of matter, elements, compounds, and mixtures, and simple chemical reactions.