Science & STEM

Elementary Science Curriculum

The mission of science education is to develop scientifically literate, lifelong learners who have positive attitudes towards science. Students experience science as a core curriculum that is inquiry based so that they will be scientifically literate and apply the processes of science in their daily lives. The K-6 science program makes use of inquiry-based, hand-on-investigative units designed by FOSS and/or STC. Science units are well aligned with the new Washington State Science Standards in three content areas: Physical, Life and Earth & Space Science and in the practice of scientific inquiry, systems thinking and application of science to solve problems.

 

The newly revised state standards for Science can be downloaded here.

 

For more information on Elementary Science Curriculum, please contact:

 

  • STEM and Science Content Lead Grades K-6, Olga Mashnitskaya
  • Science Content Lead Grades 7-12, Jennifer Hageman
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