The science curriculum focuses on building a strong foundation in the scientific process, principles and concepts of science exploration, while developing inquiry skills and scientific habits of mind.
Grade 1 –
Students learn about plants and animals, habitats, our earth, weather and seasons, matter and motion.
Grade 2 –
Second grade topics include Plant and Animal Survival; Materials and Their Uses; and Earth’s Surfaces. Students conduct investigations routinely, practicing both engineering design and the Scientific Method.
Grade 3 –
Students learn about living things, ecosystems – food chains and webs, earth and its resources.
Grade 4 –
Students learn about living things, the animal kingdom, explore ecosystems, study matter and its properties and changes of state.
Cedar Hill Prep Debate Wins Again! On December 7th, Cedar Hill Prep participated in the Garden State Debate Meet at Bridgeton Middle School. The topics for the debate were - (a) The President should serve a single six year term, (b) Banning neonic pesticides does more harm than good, (c) The green new deal is bad for America, (d) End NJ Bear Hunt. Once again, Cedar Hill Prep finished first with the highest overall points. Three teams finished in the top 10, and Arnav Upadhyay won the Top Speaker Award for Cedar Hill Prep School.
The Multiple Advantages of a Multilingual CurriculumThere have been a number of studies in recent years that suggest people who speak more than one language are in fact more intelligent. An article written by the New York Times highlights that learning multiple languages could improve cognitive skills beyond those related to language, which is a considerably different viewpoint than previously thought.