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


Office Hours: M-F  8:05-9:00 


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.

CURRICULUM

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:                                                            Zoom Schedule                                                   
Home Room
           7:30-8:00                                  
1st Block                 8:05-9:00 (Planning)   
2nd Block                9:05-10:00                                     9:45-10:15
3rd Block                10:00-10:55                                   11:00-11:30
4th Block                 10:55-12:15                                   12:40-1:10
Lunch                       11:20-11:45
5th Block                 12:15-1-15                                     2:00-2:30


Meet the teacher video:  Meet Mr. Erickson!

        Mr. Erickson