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BUFORD MIDDLE SCHOOL

COURSE OFFERINGS

 

 

4116-4117

LIFE SCIENCE (Grade-level and Honors Options are available)

 

Credit: 

1 Middle School Credit

Grade:

7

Prerequisite: 

None

This course explores the cycles, patterns, and relationships in the living world.  Students use scientific investigation skills to develop a firm understanding of the nature of science through observations, experimentation, models, and systematic processes.Concepts are reinforced through engineering design activities.

 

4125-4126

PHYSICAL SCIENCE (Grade-level and Honors Options are available)

 

Credit: 

1 Middle School Credit

Grade:

8

Assessment:

SOL TEST

Prerequisite: 

None

This course emphasizes the nature and structure of matter and the characteristics of energy. Scientific processes, thinking, and laboratory skills are stressed through hands-on, inquiry-based activities. Concepts are reinforced through engineering design activities. Students enrolled in this course will take the Grade 8 Science Standards of Learning (SOL) test which covers grades 6-8 science standards.

 

4210

EARTH SCIENCE-(Grade-level and Honors Options are available)

 

Credit:

1 High School Science Credit

Grade: 

8 

Assessment:

SOL TEST

Prerequisite:

None

This course will develop a basic understanding of Earth and space science as well as the scientific method used to study these systems. This is a rigorous, comprehensive study of earth and space science designed for students who have a special interest in science and have consistently demonstrated high levels of achievement in previous science courses. 


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