COURSES

Challenging core courses. A growing number of career cluster classes. And electives to spark all sorts of new interests. iForward’s extensive course catalog is always changing to meet students’ needs. So check back often. Who knows what you’ll discover?

MIDDLE SCHOOL HIGH SCHOOL

Science

Core

MS Science 6th Grade
1.0 Credits

Description: Comprehensive Science 1 is the first in a series of three consecutive science classes. This course provides an introduction to science, energy, forces, weather, climate, the systems of Earth, and the living world. Some topics are explored in depth while others are introduced to serve as building blocks for M/J Comprehensive Science 2 and 3. Students explore science through everyday examples and experiences and participate in activities and online laboratory experiences to apply what they have learned.

MS Science 7th Grade
1.0 Credits

Description: Comprehensive Science 2 is the second course in the M/J Comprehensive Science Sequence. In this course, students explore the foundations of science, energy, the features of Earth,the internal and external structures of Earth and how they change, the history of Earth, living things and how they change and interact, genetics and heredity, and the organization of the living world. Some of these topics are introduced and serve as a foundation for MS Comprehensive Science 3, and others are discussed in detail. Students learn through real-world examples and virtually visit six different continents to see science in action all over the world. Students will participate in activities and online laboratory experiences to apply what they have learned.

MS Science 8th Grade
1.0 Credits

Description: Comprehensive Science 3 is the last class of the M/J Comprehensive Science series. The course introduces new information and reviews some basics of science to prepare students for high school science coursework. Topics covered include the nature of science, Earth-space science, properties of matter, changes in matter, matter and energy, and energy flow in the living world. In this course, students learn through real-world examples and applications. Students participate in activities and online laboratory experiences to apply what they have learned.