Contributor’s Name (Your Name): Lucille Eaton

Students explore body systems, cells, and genetics through the lens of identity during this semester. Students also develop a sense of themselves as scientists and doctors, using information learned about the body to suggest treatments for various diseases. Students also interview healthcare experts to learn more about these life science careers.

Theme: Identity

Geared toward ages: Science; 7-8; Middle School

    Kick off: Identity of a Scientist
    Seminar Title: How Science Can Build a Better You

Discussion Topics: Body Systems, Diseases, Genetics

Group Initiative: Desert Island Group Initiative

Project: Dr. Lakewood

Outside Opportunity: Interviewing STEM experts

    Author’s note: This cycle of study fits the first semester of the 7th grade science curriculum.