Dr. Karen Cole, Ph.D. » 7th and 8th Grade Science

7th and 8th Grade Science

7th Graders study topics in
Astronomy, Chemistry, and Physics. 
We visit the Museum of Flight and
participate with the entire school in the annual
Science Showcase! 
8th Graders study topics in
Life Science.
Topics Include:
Cell Structure/Function, Organs; Dominant/Recessive traits; DNA; Genetics; Vaccines; Nutrition.
Lab experiments on the digestive, respiratory, circulatory, and musculoskeletal systems, and frog dissection.
Watch the video to see some projects from around the school.
Dr. Cole enjoys discovering and implementing new learning technologies to guide students to become active and engaged learners.  She holds a Ph.D. in Chemistry, has been a research scientist, and has taught science at the high school and junior high levels. In addition, she shares her love of music by directing the school's liturgical choir. 
Favorite Bible verse:
"So faith, hope, love remain, these three; but the greatest of these is love."
1 Corinthians 13:13