Grade 7 Month 10 The Wonder of Physiology
The goal of this block is to awaken deep wonder and reverence for the human body's intricacies. Students will be introduced to the body's major systems, with special attention to the transition to adolescence.
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Curriculum Areas/Learning Outcomes
Connection: In week three your child will get to look at stereotypes of pre-teens and decide for themself whether these are based on any evidence.
Science: Concept: Evolution by natural selection provides an explanation for the diversity and survival of living things.
Connection: Your child will be introduced to major organ systems in the human body. They will contemplate questions such as: Why does my body change over time? How do human bodies change over time? How do these changes affect biodiversity?
Concept (from Grade 6 Science curriculum BC): Multicellular organisms rely on internal systems to survive, reproduce, and interact with their environment.
Connection: Your child will explore the human body’s organ systems.