Full course description
In Science D, students will learn about forces and interactions, life systems and cycles, weather and climate, and engineering design. The literature includes two insightful and engaging resource books. “The Did You Know?” Science book focuses on the needs of living things, the human body, and meteorology, while the “Usborne Encyclopedia of Seas and Ocean’s” book focuses on the ecosystems found in our ocean depths. Students will read books on fossils, magnets, genetic traits, and weather. The literature is complemented by an entertaining stories like the Magic School Bus squeezing through power lines, a true story about wolves restoring an entire ecosystem, a captivating introduction to robots, and a biography on the electrical wizard Nikola Tesla. Experiments range from: constructing a roof that can withstand a hurricane, creating an electrical current to light up a battery, building a robot powered by a motor, and more!