Life Science

Welcome to my home page.  This is my 24th year teaching 7th grade Life Science at THMS.  My room is filled with living or once living things, including a 75 gallon saltwater tank with fish, a shrimp, a sea star, and a crab that is very hard to find!!

This website will focus on Life Science class at THMS. Life science is the study of living things and how they interact. It covers such topics as the characteristics, classification, and behaviors of organisms, and the interactions they have with each other and with the natural environment.

Upcoming Events

  • Jan. 3 - School Resumes
  • Jan. 5 - Bike/Walk to School
  • Jan. 8 - PTO Meeting in the Library @ 7:00
  • Jan. 9 - PTO Restaurant Night at Country Cooking from 4:00-9:00
  • Jan. 15 - No School - Staff Development
  • Jan. 16 - Strings Begin
  • Jan. 17 - 7th Grade Chorus and Concert Ringer Winter Assembly from 1:30-2:45 
  • Jan. 19 - End of 1st Semester
  • Jan. 22 - No School - Work Day
  • Jan. 26 - Report Cards Sent Home
  • Jan. 29 - EPIC & Pride Time Begin

Current Topic of Study

Our 2nd 9 weeks is devoted to Ecology.  We will be studying biomes as well as human impact on those biomes and ecosystems.

Science Opportunities:  Check out this webpage for opportunities related to science throughout the school year or during the summer.



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