The science curriculum is designed to encourage inquiry. Students are encouraged to ask questions and find their own answers. They are active participants in hands-on activities and experiments. They develop and sharpen their observing, inferring, hypothesizing, and analyzing skills. Students learn about life, physical, and earth sciences.
Third graders focus on the following units:
1. Forces & Interactions
2. Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems
3. Weather & Climate
5. Inheritance and Variation of Traits