Grade 5 Science
The students will use inquiry coupled with a variety of texts to study the environment, matter, forces and engineering. The science program for grade 5 is a hands-on learning experience. Be prepared to make a circuit board during the electricity unit, many experiments involving chemical changes, and labs to explore the way forces act on an object.
Grade 6 Science
The students study Earth Science in grade 6. They will learn about Astronomy, the Earth’s surface and the inside of the Earth, as well Contour Maps. Sixth grade science students will also begin their school year by reviewing the basic scientific skills.
Grade 7 Science
Seventh grade Life Science is a course about all six kingdoms of living things, namely, bacteria, protists, fungi, plants, and animals. It is a completely hands-on class, with labs as frequent as four times per week. The students will enjoy working with live animals, an incredible array of laboratory equipment, and doing dissections and field work in all kinds of weather!
Grade 8 Science
Eighth grade Physical Science is a course about chemistry and physics. It is a completely hands-on class, with labs as frequent as four times per week. The students will enjoy working with an incredible array of laboratory equipment and working with chemicals, fire, and engineering projects.