• MRS. GILLIAM    

    7th Grade Science     

    ROOM 209

     

    COURSE SYLLABUS

    Hello!  Welcome to seventh grade here at Lincoln Academy!  I am excited to be your science teacher for this 2018-2019 school year.  I hope that you are ready to be scientists!  Many of the concepts we will be learning about in the classroom will impact your daily lives.  Here are the topics we will be studying this year:

    • Atmosphere, Weather, and Air Quality
    • Motion and Forces
    • Energy Conservation and Transformation
    • Cell Structure, Reproduction, and Single-Celled Organisms
    • Genetics and Evolution
    • Human Body

    GRADING

    • Tests:  25%
    • Labs:  25%
    • Projects:  30%
    • Classwork/Homework:  20%
    • MAKE-UP WORK POLICY:  Students are allowed TWO days for each day missed to make up assignments. 

     WISH LIST ITEMS

    • Hot Wheels/Matchbox Cars
    • Clean 2-Liter Bottles
    • Masking Tape
    • Tissues
    • Hand Sanitizer
    • Various Craft Supplies (Pom Poms, Pipe Cleaners, Buttons, Beads, Popsicle Sticks, etc.)
    • Scotch Tape
    • Glue Sticks
    • Band-Aids
    • Colored Pencils
    • Markers (Sharpies and Expo)
    • Electric Pencil Sharpener
    • Duct Tape

     EXPECTATIONS (HIGH FIVE)

    • Be prepared (pencil/pen, notebook, planner)
    • Be on time (all team doors close at start time)
    • Be responsible for your learning (complete assigned tasks and participate)
    • Be respectful (of peers, adults, environment, and self, based on expectations)
    • Be mindful of others’ space (keep hands, feet, and inappropriateness to yourself)

     COMMUNICATION

    • School Phone Number: (336) 370-3471
    • Remind:  Text @gilliah to 81010 or remind.com/join and enter the class code @gilliah
    • Email:  If you have any questions or concerns, please email at gilliah@gcsnc.com .
    • Canvas:  All student assignments, student work, and teacher feedback will be posted to Canvas.  If you need help setting up your account, directions are posted on the school webpage.  If you still have issues, please email me at gilliamh@gcsnc.com .
Mrs. Gilliam