Welcome to Our 7th Grade Life Science Classroom! Where my Classroom is Outside!!!

Materials for Class-
1. 3 Ring Binder w/ Reinforcement Paper
2. Pen/Pencil
3. CALCULATOR

***PROPER HEADING ALL THE TIME***
Name                                                    Date
Life Science                                        King

                    Topic: ____________


I. Prologue-
1. Setting Goals for Success
  • Ambitions
  • Grades for the 1st Qt.
  • Colleges & Universities 
2.. Observations & Inferences
  • 5 senses
  • assumptions 
3. Measurements 
(Metric vs. English)
-Metric Conversion (ladder)
-Instruments for laboratory investigations

4. Graphing (line)
  • Direct relationship
  • Indirect or Inverse relationships
  • Cyclic relationships
  • No relationship
  • Rate of Change 
5. Scientific Method
-steps
(hypothesis must contain a"IF" & "THEN" statement

II. Classification
1. Taxonomy
2. System (Polygenetic Tree)
(Carl Linneaus)
3. Binominal nomenclature
human being- Homo sapien 
red maple tree- Acer rubmen 
*notice how it is written*

III. Cells/Microscope
-Prokaryotic 
-Eukaryotic 

A. Animal (circular/sphere)
-know and understand all organelles
  • nucleus
  • nucleolus
  • nuclear membrane
  • mitochondria
  • ribosome
  • lysosome
  • centriole
  • cytoplasm
  • cytoskeleton
  • cell membrane
  • SER
  • RER
  • golgi bodies (apparatus)
  • vacuoles
B. Plant (rectangular)
-know and understand all organelles that are associated with the plant cell.
  • large central vacuole
  • chloroplast
  • cell wall 
C. Microscope
  • arm
  • base
  • nosepiece
  • eyepiece (ocular)
  • objective lenses
  • stage
  • stage clips
  • light source
  • coarse adjustment
  • fine adjustment
  • diaphragm
  • body tube
Cell Division & Movement 
A. Movement within the Cell
  • Passive Transport 
  • Diffusion 
  • Equilibrium 
  • Osmosis  
  • Facilitated diffusion  
  • Active transport 
  • Endocytosis 
  • Exocytosis
B. Mitosis vs. Meiosis
  • Interphase
  • Prophase
  • Metaphase
  • Anaphase
  • Telophase
  • Cytokinesis

Genetics
  • Mendelism
  • homozygous
  • heterozygous
  • punnet square
  • genotype
  • phenotype
  • chromosome
  • allele
  • DNA
  • mutation
  • hereditary
  • pedigree chart
IV. Human Body

A. Body Systems
  • Skeletal 
  • Muscular 
  • Reproductive (male & female)
  • Endocrine (Make & female) 
  • Digestive 
  • Circulatory 
  • Respiratory 
  • Excretory 
  • Lymphatic System 
  • Nervous System
B. Nutrition: What fuels the body
  • proteins
  • carbohydrates
  • lipids
  • vitamins
  • minerals
  • water