Middle School: Life Science ​

Price: $500 per semester This is a year-long course

This course is a combination of direct instruction and hands-on lab exploration. Following the sequencing of the textbook, students will engage in group and independent work exploring the intricate world of Life Science. Each Wednesday we will transform our classroom into a laboratory and explore what we've learned with hands-on experimentation.  Students will contribute their work to our annual science festival each March. 

This course is appropriate for all middle school students (grades 6-8).


The course is made up of six units: State Standards Correlation

  1. Living Systems
  2. Cell Biology
  3. Genetics
  4. Evolution and Change
  5. Structure and Function of Living Things
  6. The Human Body


TextBook: 

The online textbook can be found here.

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Physical Address: 501 Cedar Street Suite C, Santa Cruz CA 95060  |   831-331-5611  |  malika@santacruzlearningcenter.com​