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7th Grade Life Science Curriculum

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Quarterly Assessments Topic List Course Objectives - Printable Summary (Adobe PDF; 131

kB) 1. Structure and Function in Living Systems s A: Cells s B: Organization of Living Systems s C: Specialized Structures & Functions 2. Populations and Ecosystems s A: Ecosystems & Energy s B: Competition s Local: Components and Relationships in Ecosystems 3. Reproduction and Heredity s A: Inherited & Environmental Characteristics s B: Reproduction s C: Survival Traits 4. Behavior and Regulations s A: Homeostasis s B: Responses to External Stimuli 5. Diversity and Adaptations of Organisms s A: Classification by Structure s B: Structures for Survival 6. Local Objectives s Local: Microscopes s Local: Viruses (HIV/AIDS)

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1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. Metric System Scientific Method Microscopes Classification Skeleton Crew Collection (Leaves or Arthropods) Plant and Animal Cells Cell Model Phylum Chordata booklet Designing an Ecosystem Symmetry Arthropod Classification Frog Dissection Human Organs (Poster) Target Heart Rates Genetics

7th Grade Life Science

Quarterly Assessments Topic List

First Quarter

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1. 1. 4. 6.

A: Cells 01-SC07-05 B: Organization of Living Systems A: Homeostasis 01-SC07-50 (Local): Microscopes 01-SC07-70

01-SC07-10

Second Quarter

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5. A: Classification by Structure 01-SC06-60 · Sample CRT Questions 5. B: Structures for Survival 01-SC06-65 · Sample CRT Questions 7. (Local): Viruses (HIV/AIDS) 01-SC06-72

Third Quarter

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2. 2. 2. 4.

A: Ecosystems & Energy 01-SC06-20 B: Competition 01-SC06-25 C (Local): Components and Relationships in Ecosystems B: Responses to External Stimuli 01-SC06-55

01-SC06-30

Fourth Quarter

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1. 3. 3. 3.

C: A: B: C:

Specialized Structures & Functions 01-SC06-15 Inherited & Environmental Characteristics 01-SC06-35 Reproduction 01-SC06-40 Survival Traits 01-SC06-45

Revision Date: June 2005

Bartlesville Independent School District 30 Science Department 7th Grade Life Science Curriculum

7th Grade Life Science Objectives

1. A: Cells

ABACUS 01-SC07-05 PASS CS6.3.1

PASS Strand:

1. Structure and Function in Living Systems

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Objectives:

7th Grade Curriculum Page Next Objective A. Cells are the building blocks of all organisms (both plants and animals). Local extension: The cell theory states: 1. All living things are made up of cells. 2. Cells are the basic units of structure and function in all living things. 3. Living cells come only from other living cells.

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1st Quarter

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Draw the plant and animal cell. Distinguish the difference between animal and plant cells. View various plant and animal cell tissues under the microscope. Define and label plant and animal cell structures.

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Core Lab 7: Plant and Animal Cells Core Lab 8: Cell Model Audiovisual: Discovering the Cell Textbook: Living Things, Cell Structure and Function, Cell Processes and Energy

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Bartlesville Independent School District 30 Science Department 7th Grade Life Science Curriculum

7th Grade Life Science Objectives

1. B: Organization of Living Systems

ABACUS 01-SC07-10 PASS CS7.2.1

PASS Strand:

1. Structure and Function in Living Systems

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7th Grade Curriculum Page Previous Objective Next Objective B. Living systems are organized by levels of complexity, i.e. cells, tissues, organs, and/or systems, organisms, and ecosystems.)

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1st Quarter

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Use a visual chart to distinguish the different levels of multi-cellular organisms. Define and give examples of cells, tissues, organs, and organ systems. Discuss the structure and function of the circulatory, nervous, connective, respiratory, digestive, and immune systems of a human.

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Core Lab 5: Skeleton Crew Core Lab 7: Plant and Animal Cells Core Lab 13: Frog Dissection Core Lab 14: Human Organ Poster Textbook: Healthy Body Systems, all "organism" chapters

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7th Grade Life Science Objectives

1. C: Specialized Structures & Functions

ABACUS 01-SC07-15 PASS CS7.3.2

PASS Strand:

1. Structure and Function in Living Systems

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7th Grade Curriculum Page Previous Objective Next Objective C. Specialized structures perform specific functions at all levels of complexity (e.g., leaves on trees and wings on birds).

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4th Quarter

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Division of labor activities. Discuss cell organelles and their functions. Distinguish between plant and animal cells with an emphasis on the cell wall and chloroplasts in the plant cell. Identify the defining features of each kingdom. Construct "Phylum Chordata" booklets - identifying the defining structural features of each class in the phylum. Identify the key organs in the human body and describe their function.

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Core Lab 5: Skeleton Crew Core Lab 7: Plant and Animal Cells Core Lab 8: Cell Model (option 1 and 2) Core Lab 9: Phylum Chordata Booklet Core Lab 13: Frog Dissection Core Lab 14: Human Organs (Poster) Textbook: all "organism" chapters, Cell Structure and Function, Cell Processes and Energy, Human Biology and all "Health" chapters

Revision Date: June 2005

7th Grade Life Science Objectives

2. A: Ecosystems & Energy

ABACUS 01-SC07-20 PASS CS6.4.1

PASS Strand:

2. Populations and Ecosystems

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7th Grade Curriculum Page Previous Objective Next Objective A. Organisms within an ecosystem are dependent on one another and on nonliving components of the environment. Some source of energy is needed for all organisms to stay alive and grow. Energy transfer can be followed in food chains and webs. Local extension: Students are able to identify the chemical equation of photosynthesis and its importance. Students will learn how the different components of an ecosystem and the inter-relationships of the differences of an ecosystem are important to our survival.

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3rd Quarter

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Emphasize photosynthesis and the basic foundation of all plant life. Ecosystem activities. Identify the various biomes in the world and produce a world map of their location. Describe each biome, identify the species that are adapted for each environment and describe their adaptations.

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Core Lab 10: Designing an Ecosystem Film: Photosynthesis - The Chemistry of Food Making Textbook: Introduction to Plants, Section 2: Integrating Physics (Photosynthesis and Light) Textbook: Populations and Communities, Sections 1, 2, and 3

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7th Grade Life Science Objectives

2. B: Competition

ABACUS 01-SC07-25 PASS CS6.4.2

PASS Strand:

2. Populations and Ecosystems

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7th Grade Curriculum Page Previous Objective Next Objective B. B. In all environments, organisms with similar needs may compete with one another for resources, including food, space, water, air, and shelter. Other relationships may be beneficial. Local extension: Students will learn how the different components of an ecosystem and the inter-relationships of the differences of an ecosystem are important to our survival.

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3rd Quarter

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Ecosystem activities. Create an ecosystem and label each category (i.e. carnivore, decomposer, herbivore, etc.).

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Core Lab 10: Designing an Ecosystem Textbook: Populations and Communities, Sections 1, 2, and 3

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7th Grade Life Science Objectives

2. Local: Components and Relationships in Ecosystems

ABACUS 01-SC07-30

PASS Strand:

2. Populations and Ecosystems

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7th Grade Curriculum Page Previous Objective Next Objective

Objectives:

Students will learn how the different components of an ecosystem and the inter-relationships of the differences of an ecosystem are important to our survival.

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3rd Quarter

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Ecosystem activities. Define and give examples of predators, prey, carnivores, herbivores, and omnivores.

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Core Lab 2: Scientific Method Lab (option 1 and 2) Core Lab 10: Designing an Ecosystem Textbook: Populations and Communities, sections 1, 2, and 3 and Ecosystems and Biomes, sections 1 and 2

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7th Grade Life Science Objectives

3. A: Inherited & Environmental Characteristics

ABACUS 01-SC07-35 PASS CS7.3.1

PASS Strand:

3. Reproduction and Heredity

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7th Grade Curriculum Page Previous Objective Next Objective A. Characteristics of an organism result from inheritance and from interactions with the environment. Local extension: Students learn to manipulate Punnett's square to chart possible combinations that can result from a genetic cross.

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4th Quarter

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Participate in activities derived from probability of genetic variations. Complete Ninsect worksheets. Discuss Mendel's experiments with pea plants and the genetic principles derived from them. Practice Punnett squares for several different monohybrid crosses. Class survey of visible human genetic traits.

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Core Lab 10: Designing an Ecosystem Core Lab 16: Genetics (option 1 and 2) Textbook: Genetics, section - The Science of Heredity, Modern Genetics, Changes Over Time, Viruses and Bacteria, Protists and Fungi

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7th Grade Life Science Objectives

3. B: Reproduction

ABACUS 01-SC07-40 PASS CS7.3.2A

PASS Strand:

3. Reproduction and Heredity

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7th Grade Curriculum Page Previous Objective Next Objective B. Reproduction is essential for species' survival.

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4th Quarter

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Classification worksheets. Discuss the differences between sexual and asexual reproduction. Define budding and fragmentation. AIDS Education with abstinence stressed. (See state guidelines regarding AIDS Education.)

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Textbook: all chapters District AIDS curriculum

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7th Grade Life Science Objectives

3. C: Survival Traits

ABACUS 01-SC07-45 PASS CS7.3.2B

PASS Strand:

3. Reproduction and Heredity

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7th Grade Curriculum Page Previous Objective Next Objective C. Individual organisms with certain traits are more likely than others to survive and produce offspring. Local extension: Probability is the likelihood that a particular event will occur.

Time Range:

4th Quarter

Suggested Teaching Strategies:

Stressing organism adaptations through environmental changes and geographical locations.

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Textbook: Changes Over Time

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Bartlesville Independent School District 30 Science Department 7th Grade Life Science Curriculum

7th Grade Life Science Objectives

4. A: Homeostasis

ABACUS 01-SC07-50 PASS CS7.4.1

PASS Strand:

4. Behavior and Regulations

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7th Grade Curriculum Page Previous Objective Next Objective A. Living organisms strive to maintain a constant internal environment (i.e., temperature regulation). Local extension: Stable internal conditions are related through homeostasis.

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1st Quarter

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Discuss ectothermic and endothermic organisms. Define homeostasis. Discuss the various strategies of humans and other animals in maintaining homeostasis.

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Core Lab 2 - Scientific Method Lab (option 1 and 2) Core Lab 10 - Designing an Ecosystem Textbook: Healthy Body Systems, The Endocrine System and Reproduction

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7th Grade Life Science Objectives

4. B: Responses to External Stimuli

ABACUS 01-SC07-55 PASS CS7.4.2

PASS Strand:

4. Behavior and Regulations

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7th Grade Curriculum Page Previous Objective Next Objective B. Living organisms have physical and/or behavioral responses to external stimuli (e.g., hibernation, migration, plant growth, etc.) Local extension: Basic ways in which plants grow in response to their environment are described with references to tropisms.

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3rd Quarter

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Phototropism and geotropism demonstrations. Define and list the structures of the human organ systems involved in sense (touch, sight, hearing, taste, smell). List different strategies used by animals in responding to the environment.

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Core Lab 2 - Scientific Method Lab (option 1 and 2) Film: Seeds Scatter Textbook: Seed Plants, Section 4: Plant Responses and Growth

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Bartlesville Independent School District 30 Science Department 7th Grade Life Science Curriculum

7th Grade Life Science Objectives

5. A: Classification by Structure

ABACUS 01-SC07-60 PASS CS8.3.1

PASS Strand:

5. Diversity and Adaptations of Organisms

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7th Grade Curriculum Page Previous Objective Next Objective A. By classifying organisms, biologists consider details of internal and external structure. Local extension: A five or six-kingdom classification system will be used to classify living things.

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2nd Quarter

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Separate the Moneran Kingdom into Archaeobacteria and Eubacteria. Name the six kingdoms of living things, identify the structural features of each kingdom and give examples of organisms found in each kingdom. Name the phyla within the Animal Kingdom, identify structural features of each phylum and give examples. Name the classes within the Phylum Chordata and the Phylum Arthropoda. Identify the structural features of each class and give examples.

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Core Lab 4: Classification Core Lab 6: Collection (Leaves and/or Arthropods) Core Lab 7: Plant and Animal Cells Core Lab 9: Phylum Chordata Booklet Core Lab 11: Symmetry Core Lab 12: Arthropod Classification Core Lab 13: Frog Dissection Textbook: Living Things, section 4 (The Six Kingdoms)

Revision Date: June 2005

7th Grade Life Science Objectives

5. B: Structures for Survival

ABACUS 01-SC07-65 PASS CS8.3.2

PASS Strand:

5. Diversity and Adaptations of Organisms

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7th Grade Curriculum Page Previous Objective Next Objective B. Organisms have a great variety of internal and external structures that enable them to survive in a specific habitat such as echolocation of bats, seed dispersal methods, etc. Local extension: Organisms in the animal kingdom will be classified at the phylum level, while organisms in the arthropod phylum will be classified at the class level.

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2nd Quarter

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Booklet designed to emphasize phylum levels. List structures, functions, and adaptations of various organisms from different classes. Draw and label structures and identify characteristics of arthropods.

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Core Lab 7: Plant and Animal Cells Core Lab 9: Phylum Chordata Booklet Core Lab 10: Designing an Ecosystem Core Lab 12: Arthropod Classification Textbook: Sponges, Cnidarians, and Worms; Mollusks, Arthropods, and Echinoderms; Fishes, Amphibians, and Reptiles; Birds and Mammals; Animal Behavior

Revision Date: June 2005

7th Grade Life Science Objectives

Local: Microscopes

ABACUS 01-SC07-70

PASS Strand:

[Local objective]

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7th Grade Curriculum Page Previous Objective Next Objective

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Microscopes are used correctly to observe living organisms.

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1st Quarter

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Core Lab 3: Microscopes Core Lab 7: Plant and Animal Cells

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7th Grade Life Science Objectives

Local: Viruses (HIV/AIDS)

ABACUS 01-SC07-72 State-Mandated Topic

PASS Strand:

[State mandate]

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7th Grade Curriculum Page Previous Objective Viruses are intracellular parasites that have a significant impact on human health.

Time Range:

2nd Quarter

Mandated Teaching Strategy:

HIV curriculum materials (developed locally by community; parents must be allowed to review the materials, and can choose to have their child opt out of the HIV curriculum and do an alternate assignment)

Aligned Resources:

District HIV/AIDS curriculum

Revision Date: June 2005

Bartlesville Independent School District 30 Science Department 7th Grade Life Science Curriculum

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