• Elementary Science Curriculum

    Kindergarten

    Year at a Glance (2019-2020)

      Unit Overviews (Staff Only)

    • Unit 1 Introduction to K Science and Using Our Five Senses (1st Six Weeks)
    • Unit 2 Physical Properties of Objects, Changes in Matter, and Forms of Energy  (2nd Six Weeks)
    • Unit 3 Matter and Energy:  Motion, Timing Devices, and Magnets (3rd Six Weeks)
    • Unit 4 Earth and Natural Resources (4th Six Weeks)
    • Unit 5 Earth and Space: Weather, Sky, and Natural Resources (5th Six Weeks)
    • Unit 6 Organisms and Environments (6th Six Weeks)

     

    First Grade

    Year at a Glance (2019-2020)

    Unit Overviews (Staff Only)

    • Unit 1 Introduction to First Grade Science:  Rules/Safety and Notebooks (1st Six Weeks)
    • Unit 2  Matter and Energy:  Properties, Patterns, & Observable Properties of Matter (2nd Six Weeks)
    • Unit 3 Force, Motion, and Energy:  Exploring Light, Sound, and Heat, Magnetism and Motion (3rd Six Weeks)
    • Unit 4 Earth and Space: Weather, Weather Data, Moving Air, Patterns in the Sky and Seasons, Natural Resources, Soil, and Water Sources (4th Six Weeks)
    • Unit 5 Organisms and Environment:  Living and Nonliving, Interdependency, and Life Cycle of an Animal (5th Six Weeks)
    • Unit 6 Organisms and Environment: Animal Characteristics, Plant Parts, and Life Cycle of an Animal  (5th Six Weeks)

     

    Second Grade

    Year at a Glance (2019-2020)

    Unit Overviews (Staff Only)

    • Unit 1 Introduction to Second Grade Science, Safety/Rules and Notebooks (1st Six Weeks)
    • Unit 2 Matter and Energy:  Physical Properties of Matter, Physical Changes in Matter (2nd Six Weeks)
    • Unit 3 Force, Motion, and Energy:  Forms of Energy, Magnetism and Motion (3rd Six Weeks)
    • Unit 4 Earth and Space: Weather & Weather Data, Water Cycle & Sources, Patterns in the Day & Night Sky, Natural and Manmade Resources, and Rocks (4th Six Weeks)
    • Unit 5 Organisms and Environments: Basic Needs of Plants and Animals, Environmental Factors, Interdependence and Food Chains (5th Six Weeks)
    • Unit 6 Organisms and Environments:  Characteristics of Animals and Plants, Life Cycle of an Insect (6th Six Weeks)

     

     

    Third Grade

    Year at a Glance (2019-2020)

    Unit Overviews (Staff Only)

    • Unit 1  Introduction to 3rd Grade Science, Physical Properties of Matter and Classifying Matter (1st Six Weeks)
    • Unit 2  Changes from Heat, Mixtures, and Force, Motion, and Energy (2nd Six Weeks)
    • Unit 3  Earth and Space:  Weather, Sun and Water Cycle, and Solar System and Space (3rd Six Weeks)
    • Unit 4  Earth and Space:  Soil, Earth's Forces, Earth's Landforms, and Resources  (4th Six Weeks)
    • Unit 5  Organisms and Environments:  Ecosystems, Food Chains, and Adaptations  (5th Six Weeks)
    • Unit 6   Organisms and Environments:  Traits and Life Cycles (6th Six Weeks)

     

    Fourth Grade

    Year at a Glance (2019-2020)

    Unit Overviews (Staff Only)

    • Unit 1 Introduction to 4th Grade Science:  Safety/Rules, Notebooks, and Scientific Investigations (1st Six Weeks)
    • Unit 2 Matter and Energy:  Physical Properties of Matter, Changes from Heat, Mixtures and Solutions (1st, 2nd, & 3rd Six Weeks)
    • Unit 3 Force, Motion, and Energy:  Forms of Energy, Electricity, and Forces (3rd Six Weeks)
    • Unit 4 Earth and Space: Weather, The Sun and Water Cycle, Patterns of Earth (4th Six Weeks)
    • Unit 5 Earth and Space: Properties of Soil, Changes to Land, Resources (4th & 5th Six Weeks)
    • Unit 6 Organisms and Environments: Producers, Consumers, and Food Webs  (5th & 6th Six Weeks)
    • Unit 7 Organisms and Environments: Adaptations, Traits, Life Cycles (6th Six Weeks)

     

    Fifth Grade

    Year at a Glance (2019-2020)

    Unit Overviews (Staff Only)

    • Unit 1 Introduction to 5th Grade Science, Matter and Energy  (1st Six Weeks)
    • Unit 2 Matter and Energy (1st Six Weeks)
    • Unit 3 Force, Motion, and Energy  (2nd Six Weeks)
    • Unit 4 Earth and Space:  Rocks, Landforms, Alternative Energy, and Fossils  (3rd Six Weeks)
    • Unit 5  Earth and Space:  Weather, Sun, Water Cycle, Earth's Rotation, Earth, Sun, and Moon (4th Six Weeks)
    • Unit 6  Organisms and Environments  (5th Six Weeks)
    • Unit 7  TEKS Review and Concept Extension  (6th Six Weeks)

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