Objective: This course serves as a brief overview of basic biology concepts taught at the grade 7 level. In this course, students will learn about cells, DNA, and the evolution and development of organisms over time. 

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Course curriculum

  • 01

    Grade 7 - Biology - Lesson 1 - Cells

    • Introduction

    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers

    • Grade 7 - Biology Lesson 1 - Cells - LESSON PLAN / STUDY GUIDE

    • Grade 7 - Biology Lesson 1 - Cells - VIDEO

    • Grade 7 - Biology Lesson 1 - Cells - QUIZ

    • Images

  • 02

    Grade 7 - Biology - Lesson 2 - Parts of the Cell

    • Introduction

    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers

    • Grade 7 - Biology - Lesson 2 - Parts of the Cell - LESSON PLAN / STUDY GUIDE

    • Grade 7 - Biology - Lesson 2 - Parts of the Cell - VIDEO

    • Grade 7 - Biology - Lesson 2 - Parts of the Cell - QUIZ

    • Images

  • 03

    Grade 7 - Biology - Lesson 3 - Genetics and DNA

    • Introduction

    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers

    • Grade 7 - Biology - Lesson 3 - Genetics and DNA - LESSON PLAN / STUDY GUIDE

    • Grade 7 - Biology - Lesson 3 - Genetics and DNA - VIDEO

    • Grade 7 - Biology - Lesson 3 - Genetics and DNA - QUIZ

    • Images

  • 04

    Grade 7 - Biology - Lesson 4 - Reproduction and Heredity

    • Introduction

    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers

    • Grade 7 - Biology - Lesson 4 - Reproduction and Heredity - LESSON PLAN / STUDY GUIDE

    • Grade 7 - Biology - Lesson 4 - Reproduction and Heredity - VIDEO

    • Grade 7 - Biology - Lesson 4 - Reproduction and Heredity - QUIZ

    • Images

  • 05

    Grade 7 - Biology - Lesson 5 - Genetics

    • Introduction

    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers

    • Grade 7 - Biology - Lesson 5 - Genetics - LESSON PLAN / STUDY GUIDE

    • Grade 7 - Biology - Lesson 5 - Genetics - VIDEO

    • Grade 7 - Biology - Lesson 5 - Genetics - QUIZ

    • Images

  • 06

    Grade 7 - Biology - Lesson 6 - Creation and Evolution

    • Introduction

    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers

    • Grade 7 - Biology - Lesson 6 - Creation and Evolution - LESSON PLAN / STUDY GUIDE

    • Grade 7 - Biology - Lesson 6 - Creation and Evolution - VIDEO

    • Grade 7 - Biology - Lesson 6 - Creation and Evolution - QUIZ

    • Images

  • 07

    Grade 7 - Biology - Lesson 7 - Convergent and Divergent Evolution

    • Introduction

    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers

    • Grade 7 - Biology - Lesson 7 - Convergent and Divergent Evolution - LESSON PLAN / STUDY GUIDE

    • Grade 7 - Biology - Lesson 7 - Convergent and Divergent Evolution - VIDEO

    • Grade 7 - Biology - Lesson 7 - Convergent and Divergent Evolution - QUIZ

    • Images

  • 08

    Grade 7 - Biology - Lesson 8 - The Tree of Life

    • Introduction

    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers

    • Grade 7 - Biology - Lesson 8 - The Tree of Life - LESSON PLAN / STUDY GUIDE

    • Grade 7 - Biology - Lesson 8 - The Tree of Life - VIDEO

    • Grade 7 - Biology - Lesson 8 - The Tree of Life - QUIZ

    • Images

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Instructor(s)

Instructor Bio:

Professor Marshall Connolly has spent his life in service to God and the Church as an educator and writer. He is a graduate of the California State University system and has earned bachelor's degrees in English and History, as well as a teaching credential. He has completed additional studies at Whitman College, and the University of San Diego. His interests include science and apologetics and he writes on both subjects for Catholic Online (catholic.org), the World's Catholic Library.

He serves as the first Director of Education for Catholic Online School.

Professor Marshall Connolly

Director of Education