- Course type: Self-paced
- Available Lessons: 90
- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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Watch a preview:chapter 1 / lesson 1The Defining Characteristics of Living Organisms
Course SummaryThis online homeschool course is all you need to teach 7th grade life science. Homeschool parents will find that the engaging videos bring learning to life and make even the most difficult concepts easy to understand.
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- Quality Content: Engaging animations and real-life examples make biology, botany, and ecology topics easy to grasp for students with multiple learning styles.
- Students Learn Efficiently: The self-based course allows students to learn at their own pace.
- Save Time: Spend less time preparing lessons and more time working with your student.
- Greater involvement: Take an active role in your child's learning by helping them to tackle course assignments.
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- Complete Course Library: In addition to 7th grade life science, your membership includes access to a full high school homeschool curriculum and hundreds of additional courses.
- Online Dashboard: Parents and students can monitor course progress and subject mastery easily.
- Built-In Assessments: Quizzes and practice exams allow students to test their knowledge and parents to monitor mastery.
- Embedded Assignments: Assignments and projects based on course material give students the opportunity to contextualize and demonstrate their learning.
- Get Extra Support: Ask our expert science instructors any question about animal or plant cells, organisms, ecology and other 7th grade life science topics.
How it works:
- Use the video lessons as your primary 7th grade life science homeschool curriculum or as supplemental material.
- Complete each unit at your own pace.
- Watch lessons, reviewing or pausing as often as you need.
- Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce learning.
- Check understanding through lesson quizzes, assignments, and unit exams.
7th Grade Life Science learning objectives:
- Label the parts of a cell
- Classify and describe unicellular and multicellular organisms
- Compare the ways organisms interact with one another
- Create a food web for a particular habitat
- Explain how the populations of two or more organisms are related
- Describe what genes are and how they influence an organism's characteristics
- Draw conclusions about how organisms change over time
- Classify organisms by their characteristics
- Identify and describe organ systems of the human body
- Assess human healthiness
- Model a plant, labeling structures and their function
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