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.
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.