4th Grade Science

In the 4th grade science program, students will begin with an accelerated scientific method introduction through application and inquiry based learning. When presented a real life problem, students will learn how to think scientifically to reach a conclusion and gain support. Students will work through a series of Earth, Physical, and Life sciences where they will apply their scientific thinking skills. Including this content, 4th grade students will enhance their:

  • Inquiry based learning skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to follow explicit directions
  • Collaboration with peers to reach supported conclusions
  • Investigation techniques
  • Basics of electricity, magnetism, physics, biology, and chemistry

Program Details: 4th Grade
Week 1 Application and Inquiry The Scientific Method
Week 2 Earth Science Erosion, Weathering, and Deposition
Week 3 Earth Science The Earth's Landforms
Week 4 Earth Science The Rock Cycle
Week 5 Earth Science The Water Cycle
Week 6 Earth Science Earth Science Project Week
Week 7 Physical Science Matter
Week 8 Physical Science Energy
Week 9 Physical Science Electricity
Week 10 Physical Science Magnetism
Week 11 Physical Science Physical Science Project Week
Week 12 Life Science Ecosystems and Biomes
Week 13 Life Science Food Chains
Week 14 Life Science Classification and Life Cycles
Week 15 Life Science Genetics and Heredity
Week 16 Life Science Life Science Project Week

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Other Program(s)
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4th Grade Math
4th Grade English

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