This year students will be introduced to Science as a subject, however they will not be graded and subsequently no grade will appear on your child’s report card. Science and Social Studies will alternate weeks. I will be teaching Science and Social Studies will be taught by Mrs. Shreck. In Science, we will learn the scientific method and apply it throughout the entire science curriculum. The Harcourt Science program emphasizes life, earth and physical science and the following topics will be covered.
- Plants (seed to product, leaf patterns, photosynthesis)
- Properties and states of matter
- Earth Sciences
Space and the Solar System (planets, lunar phases)