Middle School Curriculum
Fifth Grade Units Plants and Animals (Crayfish); Animal Habitats (Mammals and Ecosystems); Plants and Animal Cells; Energy; Electromagnetism; Simple Machines (Newton's Laws of Motion); Human Body Systems
Sixth Grade Units Change Over Time; Astronomy; Rocks and Minerals; Changing Landforms; Weather; Chemistry; Energy Interactions
Seventh Grade Units Physical Properties of Matter; Structure of Matter; Chemical Properties of Matter; Cells and Levels of Cellular Organization; Genetics; Comparison of Organisms; Human Body Systems; Forms of Reproduction and Development
Eighth Grade Units Earth, Sea, and Sky; Newton's Laws of Motion; Astronomy; Energy and Energy Transformations; Flow of Energy in Living Things; Ecology and Environmental Issues; Variation and Evolution
Earth Science, which culminates in taking the Earth Science Regents, is offered in middle school for those students who are accelerated in science.