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Winter 2020: S205C17 - Young Scientists & Engineers 5


This course is designed for students in grades 4-5 interested in learning about experimental biology and chemistry at an accelerated pace. This 10-week long features a 5-week unit on biology and a 5-week unit on chemistry. This class introduces some of the major science topics taught in middle school, which is approximately one to two grade levels ahead of school classes. Classes are structured as one hour of quiz/lecture and one hour of lab. The lab always involves hands-on experimentation or building activities.

Here is the class outline:

1. Cell Biology

2. Deoxyribonucleic Acid

3. Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration

4. Osmosis and Diffusion

5. Anatomy and Physiology

6. Mixtures and Solutions

7. Atoms, Elements, and Compounds

8. Chemical Reactions

9. Solids, Liquids, and Gases

10. Final Presentations

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