CS
  • Science K-6

    Scope and Sequence of topics/units by grade-level:

     

     

    Trimester 1

    Trimester 2

    Trimester 3

    K

    Earth Science:

    • Weather

    Physical Science:

    • Five Senses
    • Matter and Forces

    Life Science:

    • Biomes

    1

    Physical Science:

    • Matter
    • Forces and Magnets

     

     

    Physical/Earth Science:

    • Types of Weather/Clouds
    • Thermometers/Temperature
    • Wind/Kites
    • Cardinal Directions
    • Shadows
    • Measurement

     

    Life Science:

    • Plants/Animal Organisms
    • Beach/Sea Life/ Crustaceans

    2

     Physical Science:

    • Matter
    • Energy and Forces

    Earth Science:

    • Water and the Weather
    • Natural Cycles and Patterns

     

    Life Science:

    • Plants are Living Things
    • Everyone Needs Plants

     

    3

    Physical Science:

    • Matter
    • Energy
    • Forces

    Earth Science:

    • Surface Processes
    • Water Cycle
    • Weather

    Life Science:

    • Animal Adaptations and Survival
    • Ecology- Part 1
    • Plant Reproduction

    4

     

    Life Science:

    • Food Chains, Food Webs, and Food   Pyramids
    • Ecology- Part 2: Human Ecology and Environmental Issues

    Physical Science:

    • Matter
    • Energy/Forces

    Earth Science:

    • Motions of the Earth
    • Review
    • Extreme Natural Events

     

     

    First-Half

     

    Second-Half

    5

    Life Science:

    • Life Functions
    • Simple Life Forms: Cells and Cell Processes
    • Simple Life Forms: Bacteria
    • Simple Life Forms: Protists and Fungi

     

     

    Earth Science:

    • Composition of Earth: Matter
    • Composition of Earth: Minerals
    • Composition of Earth: Rocks
    • Geologic Timeline
    • Earth’s Interior: Plate Tectonics
    • Earth’s Interior: Earthquakes
    • Earth’s Interior: Volcanoes

     

    6

     Earth Science:

    • Surface of the Earth
    • Atmosphere
    • Weather
    • Climate
    • Astronomy

     Life Science:

    • Plant Reproduction
    • Photosynthesis
    • Heredity
    • Ecology
    • Oceanography (integrated throughout year)