Grade 8 - Florida Science
Florida: M/J Life Science (Credit: 1.00)M/J Life Science is a course that takes a focused approach to expose students to the building blocks of life and the processes that sustain life on Earth. Each grade begins with a focus on basic scientific inquiry skills to introduce how scientists perform investigations. The curriculum for this course builds the student’s knowledge in Life Sciences starting from the sixth grade to the eighth grade. The course will use the student’s curiosity to understand life forms and how energy is passed from organism to organism. The student will also show ways that humans have impacted the Earth and how to lessen that impact. The units will cover interactions between living organisms from the microscopic level to the whole Earth and the atmosphere beyond.