Science Overview by Grade Level

Kindergarten Students will:
·     Expand their awareness of weather, its features, and its effects on their daily lives.
First Grade Students will: 
·     Explore the relationship between balance and weight.
·     Classify organisms according to characteristics.
Second Grade Students will: 
·     Recognize differences between solids and liquids.
·     Study the life cycle of butterflies.


Third Grade Students will: 

·     Use magnetism and electricity to introduce or reinforce concepts in physical science.

·     Experience the scientific method.
·     Investigate the interactions between land and water.

·     Discuss the relationship of the Earth to our solar system.

·     Observe the life cycle of a chick.


Fourth Grade Students will:

·     Demonstrate the ability to use a microscope and make detailed observations.

·     Explore the physics of motion and apply these concepts to technological design.
·     Construct an aquarium and terrarium.

·     Understand how living and nonliving things depend upon one another.
Fifth Grade Students will:

·     Complete and present a science project for the Rose Tree Elementary Science Fair and

    explore natural disasters.