In Seventh Grade students will acquire the following skills:

Math:  Algebra:

  • Add, subtract, multiply, and divide real numbers with accuracy
  • Write and solve linear equations
  • Graph and factor polynomials
  • Differentiate between linear polynomials and quadratic equations
  • Solve systems of linear equations
  • Understand inequalities and graph them on the coordinate plane
  • Understand rational and irrational numbers, including radicals
  • Writing and solving quadratic functions

Science:

  • Describe characteristics common to living things, including growth and development, reproduction, cellular organization, use of energy, exchange of gases, and response to the environment
  • Identify functions of organelles found in eukaryotic cells, including the nucleus, cell membrane, cell wall, mitochondria, chloroplasts, and vacuoles
  • Describe organisms in the three domain classification system by their characteristics
  • Identify major differences between plants and animals, including internal structures, external structures, methods of locomotion, methods of reproduction, and stages of development
  • Describe evidence of species variation due to climate, changing landforms, interspecies interaction, and genetic mutation
    • Examples: fossil records over geologic time, rapid bacterial mutations due to environmental pressures
  • Arranging the sequence of energy flow in an ecosystem through food webs, food chains, and energy pyramids
  • Describe the function of chromosomes and the process of chromosome reduction in the production of sperm and egg cells during meiosis.
  • Identify differences between deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) and ribonucleic acid (RNA)
  • Identify and apply Mendel’s laws of genetics
Bornblum Jewish Community School.

Bornblum Jewish Community School.