Our Science Classes

  • Our Science specialists teach students on a rotating basis for a 50-minute period. Students work on specific standards that vary with each specialists' curriculum. Students enjoy a variety of hands-on activities, and environmentally focused lessons.

    Kindergarten Activities:

    • observing seasonal changes
    • trees
    • wood and paper
    • fabric
    • learning about the various types of defenses that animals use
    • recognizing and describing various animal coverings

    First-Grade Activities

    • air and weather
    • balance and motion
    • pebbles, sand and silt
    • displaying and interpreting information in graph form

    Second-Grade Activities:

    • solids, liquids and gases
    • reviewing seasonal changes and how they affect the environment and its inhabitants
    • studying the life cycles of insects, plants and animals

    Third-Grade Activities:

    • physics of sound
    • earth materials
    • structures of life

    Fourth-Grade Activities:

    • water
    • magnetism and electricity
    • human body

    Fifth-Grade Activities:

    • understanding how changing variables can affect experiment outcomes
    • perform controlled experiments
    • investigate the use of simple machines