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Middle School Science Semester 1 (Combination FLEX Class Grades 6-8 Standards)

This quality middle school combination class will offer grades 6-8th grade Earth Science, Life Science, and Physical Science. The session will last 15 weeks, on a FLEX format.
Mrs. Collins, Certified Teacher
21 total reviews for this teacher
New class
No live meetings
Over 15 weeks
year olds
learners per class
per learner - per week

How does a "Flex" course work?

No scheduled live video chats
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great if your learner prefers independent pacing or is uncomfortable with live video chat

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Class Experience

Space Systems
History of Earth
Earth's Systems
Weather and Climate
Human Impacts

Matter and Energy in Organisms and Ecosystems
Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems
Growth, Development of Organisms

These are the standards we will be covering semester 1. Semester 2 will finish the units of Life Science and Physical Science. 
Mrs. Collins has been teaching science for 22 years. She loves to provide engaging science labs and lively lectures.
Students will be given a lesson, and then 1-2 further inquiry based assignments will be given. Students are encouraged to log in once a week for the lesson, and then a second time to work on the assignments. On average the student should devote 2 hours a week for the class. Additional monthly projects and research will also be given for more comprehension skills, so additional time will be needed for projects. 
spiral notebook (Mrs. Collins will direct the labels for the table of contents) pen/pencils colored pencils vinegar, baking soda Styrofoam balls, paint, string, ruler basketball, light source Ziploc bag, permanent markers, water, blue food coloring marbles, casserole dish, flour, chocolate food coloring clay in 4 colors, spoon, napkin, dish shoebox, construction paper, tape rocks of different sizes cheese powder, chenille sticks, flower template, juice box starburst candy scissors supplies for a water table (clear container, sand or dirt, water) *Please don't use anything your child is allergic too. If you do not have the supplies, then the student can also watch the lab video created by the teacher instead.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
Families will be given a link to take an assessment over Earth Science, and the first portion of Life Science. 
The rest of Life Science will begin in Semester 2. 
No live meetings, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
We will use Quizlet, an approved Outschool platform for 3 test. Assessments are optional.
Teacher created curriculum. 


Mrs. Collins, Certified Teacher
Lives in the United States
Come learn about science from a certified teacher with 22 years of experience.
21 total reviews
39 completed classes

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