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Science This Year

On this page is an overview as to what science units we will be doing. Hopefully they will arrive in this order. Click on the links for more indepth information on each science topic or special event.

Motion and Design

In this unit we will explore technical drawing and design. Questions will include; How can you create a technical drawing that will let others recreate your vehicle? What is traction? What powers can we use to move our vehicles? What is the best design for a fast vehicle? for a vehicle that can carry specific loads?

img" hspace="10" vspace="10" align="right"> Rocks and Minerals

Here we will explore the life cycle of a rock. How is a rock born? How does it grow and mature? What is the difference between a rock and a mineral? Where should we go to look for different kinds of rocks and minerals? Which rocks and or minerals do we use in our daily lives? img


Electricity and the ingenious invention: the light bulb. We will explore how to create and open and closed circuit. We will hypothesize on and experiment in order to find out what makes a good conductor and what makes a better insulator.