Curriculum Map: Science First Grade


The curriculum for the science program covers topics that provide hands-on activities supporting the understanding and application of the life and physical sciences. The primary goal of the science program is to help students understand science through the development of the processes of science as a method for promoting problem solving strategies. The units in the first grade science curriculum include:

Earth's Place in the Universe
Engineering Design- simple machines
From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes
Heredity: Inheritance and Variation of Traits
Waves and Their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer