Seventh Grade Syllabus

    Mr. Juan Antonio Salazar
    Biology, BS: UC Irvine
    Single Subject Teaching Credential, Biology: CSUF
    Masters in Education, Science: CSUF

    "The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science." Albert Einstein



    Course: Seventh Grade Science

    Class Room: # 203

    Grade: 7th Grade

    Contact: Phone: 714-972-7800; Email: juan.salazar@sausd.us

    Tutoring: After School 2:35pm to 3:30pm Mon, Tue, Thu & Fri

    Conference: 4th Period 9:35-10:53 Tue & Fri

    Course Topics

    • Cells
    • Genetics
    • Evolution
    • Earth History
    • Anatomy/Physiology
    • Physical Principles

    Typical Day in Science

    • Cornell Notes
    • Experiments
    • Virtual Labs
    • Dissections
    • Projects
    • Oral Presentations
    • Group Discussions
    • Independent/Group Work
    • 4C's: Communication, Collaboration, Creative Thinking, and Critical Thinking


    • Standard-Based Grade (based on common assessments)
    • Performance Grade (based on classwork, homework, labs, and projects)
    • Citizenship Grade (based on behavior in class)


    • Letter of Apology (lowers citizenship grade)
    • Call Home
    • Parent Conference
    • Referral to the Office


    • Everyday in science we learn something new…
    • Poor attendance contributes to poor grades and missing out on learning opportunities
    • When absent due to sickness, students need to ask for missed work


    • Verbal Praising
    • Class/School Recognition
    • Certificates
    • Medals
    • Field Trips