Science 5 A
Students will begin by focusing on earth and space science by looking at the solar system and planets.
This course emphasizes earth and space science, life science, and physical science. Students will begin by focusing on earth and space science by looking at the solar system and planets. They investigate the different tools that can measure force, time, and distance. They learn how light and sound travel and interact with each other, as well as the different types of energy. They see the ways that organisms are interconnected. As they continue, students focus on the many ecosystems of the earth and the way these parts depend on each other. Students will learn the different types of ecosystems that exist. They will learn how ecosystems change and how changes affect their ability to support their populations. Students will examine plants and how their structures allow them to respond to different needs. They will also grow in their understanding of the importance of good nutrition to all living organisms. The course concludes with the scientific process and the importance of investigations and conclusions in the science.