Life Science w/Lab (Gr 6-8)

When is this class offered?

THIS COURSE REQUIRES A MINIMUM OF 8 STUDENTS!

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This life science course is a laboratory-based science class.   Themes covered include scientific skills, cellular processes, basic biochemistry, genetics and basis of heredity, natural selection, ecology, human body systems and social implication of science in society.

TEXTBOOK

  • Life Science, 2007, Prentice Hall, ISBN-13: 978-0133668599

COSTS

  • Tuition**
    $70/month for nine months (August 2019-April 2020) - If your child is enrolled in more than one of the classes Trish teaches, you will be notified of a course discount.  This also applies to families with more than one sibling in a class.
  • Materials/Lab Fee**
    $120 for the year due at registration.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • The class is structured and well managed. Instruction is engaging and inspiring.
  • The class is taught in tandem with Biology I (high school), but with a separate textbook and different assignments.
  • Learning is accomplished in a fun way.
  • Each class consists of one hour of instruction and one hour of laboratory work/activity.
  • This class is appropriate for students in grades 7-8.
  • This is a 31/32 week/semester course which will begin and end according to the VPE Academic Calendar.

** In addition to course costs, AN ADMINISTRATIVE FEE is due FOR EACH STUDENT on the first day of EACH SEMESTER.  See COSTS PAGE for further information.