Elementary School



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.