Science

(Click on any photo to see our Science Class Photo Album)

  1. Living and non-living things
  2. Animals and plants; basic characteristics
  3. Observation of animals in nature
  4. Puzzles representing the biological parts of flowers, root systems, and trees, along with the anatomical features of common animals
  5. These are first used by very young children and puzzles, then as a means to learn the vocabulary, then are related to photos and/or the "real thing," then traced onto paper, and finally with labels as a reading experience
  6. Nomenclature Cards: Botany, Zoology, Anatomy
  7. Introduction to ecology: habitat, food chain, adaptation to environment and climate, predator-prey relationships, camouflage, and other body adaptations of common animals
  8. Advanced elementary biology study: the names and functions of different forms of leaves, flowers, seeds, trees, plants, and animals
  9. Study of evolution and the development of life on the Earth over the years
  10. The plant kingdom and animal kingdom. Life cycles; water, oxygen, carbon dioxide, and nitrogen
  11. Introduction to chemistry: Begins at age 6 and continues throughout the elementary science curriculum
  12. The three states of matter
  13. Physical and chemical changes
  14. Research into the elements and continued study of the periodic table
  15. Introduction to chemistry lab experiments
  16. Health and nutrition. (Age 9 and up)
  17. Ecology: Advanced study of the interrelationships of life forms. (Age 9 and up)
  18. Study of the great scientists
  19. Geology and mineralogy
  20. Meteorology
  21. Astronomy and cosmology
  22. Elementary physics: light, electricity, magnetic fields, gravity, mass
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