Erickson, Christopher-Science, Blue Angels (7th)

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Welcome to 7th grade Science!

I am excited to be back in the classroom after 4 years of working in a lab at a chemical company in South Carolina. I grew up in Chicago and attended Clemson University, where is obtained my undergraduate and graduate degrees. I'm looking forward to a great year with your students at Enka Middle. Please reach out with any questions or concerns.


The 7th grade science curriculum consists of the following topics:

  • Earth Science
    • Atmosphere
    • Weather
    • Clouds
    • Winds
    • Pressures
    • Water Cycles
  • Structures and Functions of Living Organisms
    • Single Celled Organisms
    • Anatomy and Function of Plant and Animal Cells
    • Hierarchical Organization
    • Anatomy and Function of Body Systems
  • Evolution and Genetics
    • Mitosis and Meiosis
    • Patterns of Heredity using Punnett Squares and Pedigree Charts
    • Environmental and Life Style Choices
  • Forces and Motion
    • Motion, Speed, Velocity, Directional Speed
    • Balanced and Unbalanced Forces, Friction, Gravity, Magnets
    • Illustrate motion using graphs
    • Interpret distance vs. time graphs

Class Schedule:       Monday and Friday                     Tuesday - Thursday                                                                                          

Home Room           7:50-8:20                                    Home Room           7:50-7:55

1st Block                 8:20-9:16                                    1st Block                 7:55-9:06

2nd Block                9:20-10:16                                  2nd Block               9:10-10:21

3rd Block                10:20-12:00                                 3rd Block               10:25-12:03

4th Block                 12:00-1:30                                  Lunch                     11:35-12:00

Lunch                      12:15-12:40                                 4th Block               12:12-1:31

5th Block                 1:34-3:00  Planning                     5th Block                1:31-3:00     Planning                

Meet the teacher video:  Meet Mr. Erickson!

        Mr. Erickson