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Life Science

School Year: 2018-2019
Subject: Science
Course ID: AC03158
College Concurrent: No
School District: Sheridan County School District #1
Credit Recovery: No
Program Name: Cowboy State Virtual Academy
Course Capacity:
Grade Level(s): 6-8
LMS Platform: LMS means the course learning management system Acellus
Delivery Method: Online Asynchronous
Curriculum Type: Acellus
Credits: 1.00
Hathaway Success Course: No
Days: See Course Participation below
Advanced Placement: No
Times: See Course Participation below
Start - End Dates: Jul 01, 2018 - Jun 30, 2019
Available for Purchase: District Only

Course Description:
In Acellus Life Science, students study living organisms, including plants, animals, and human beings. Beginning with a review of the basics of science, such as the scientific method. Life itself is explored, beginning with cellular organization and discussing the organization of living things. Particular emphasis is placed on human biology. Course topics include: The Scientific Method, Science and Nature, The Nature of Life, Plant and Animal Cells, Cell Division, The Six Kingdoms, Protista, Fungus, Plants, Simple Invertebrates, Vertebrates, Major Systems of the Human Body, and Nutrition.
Course Prerequisites:
Required Materials: None
Course Accessibility:
Course materials and the LMS have been developed with universal design principles in mind.
Course Participation:
Student participation in this course is documented by the following:
  • Student active time in course logged by the learning management system.
  • Coursework submissions recorded by the learning management system.
  • No
  • The virtual education teacher verifies participation in the course on a daily basis.