SYLLABUS

West Rocks 7th Grade Science Dept.

Course Syllabus and Grading Guidelines

 

81 West Rocks Road

899-2970

 

Mr. Kline                                             

Room 194                                             

KlineR@norwalkps.org                          

 

Text:  Holt Science and Technology

 

Materials Needed: 

·      Notebook (for taking notes and keeping handouts)

·      Colored pencils

 

Topics: 

·       Chemistry

-chemical building blocks

-chemical interactions

·       Geology

-plate tectonics

-earthquakes

-volcanoes

-minerals

-rocks

·       Weathering

-study of the agents of erosion

·      Biology

              -cells

        

Classroom expectations:

·       Be on time and prepared to work (pencil, pen, notebook)

·       Homework must be handed in on time and legible

·       Follow team, classroom, and lab rules

·       Demonstrate effort

 

Grading:

·    Tests and quizzes         40%

·    Labs                           25%

·    Projects                  20%

·    Homework                  10%

·    Notebooks                  5%

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