• SCIENCE

    Every class visits the Science Lab once a week to work with our full-time science resource teacher. The program is aimed at giving students modern tools and techniques as they apply to the real world. Experiments are geared to teach students, validate what they are learning and create enjoyable hands-on activities.

    Some Features of Our Program:

    • Science Lab
    • 100% participation in the science fair
    • Science resource teacher
    • Partnership with Bay Point Middle to collect weather station data
    • Science lab activities aligned with every grade level’s science curriculum
    • Hands-on activity centers in classrooms
    • Observation activities with live animals and plants
    • High powered equipment
    • Butterfly garden with stop action camera
    • Environmental science
    • Vegetable garden
    • On-site pond built by students and teachers
    • Science related clubs include:
      • Young Astronauts
      • STEM
      • Mad Science

    Recommended Science Sites:

    Science Kids
    Fun science & technology for kids

    Discovery Education
    Student resources and homework help in science and math

    BBC Science Clips
    Test your Science knowledge with Science Clips games and quizzes. Broadly covering the whole of the primary science curriculum, the topic titles relate to all the QCA primary science Schemes of Work

    Science Bob
    Science Bob is a non-commercial, educational site with Science experiments, videos, and Science Fair Ideas

    How Stuff Works
    Students find out how things work in the areas of computers, autos, electronics, science, home, entertainment, health, money, travel, and people

    Magic School Bus
    Students will have fun making their own virtual bug at the Monster Bugs section of The Magic School Bus website. Students select from various wings, legs, and heads to create a virtual bug found in nature or they can put together parts from different bugs to create a fantasy creature

    PBS Building Big
    This site brings bridges, skyscrapers, tunnels, and dams to the Internet for those who want to learn more about man-made giants that fill our communities. It features introductions to the engineering of structures, interactive engineering labs, building designs challenges, a databank of large structures, and interviews with engineers

    NASA Space Place
    At this award-winning site, a joint effort of NASA, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and others, students can learn amazing facts about space, Earth, and technology, view animations that show how the world works, and participate in activities that teach them more about space

    NASA Earth Science for Kids
    This site has many interesting activities for young students to learn about various earth science concepts. An interactive online coloring book is a unique feature of this web site.

    U.S. Geological Survey
    This Web site contains selected USGS educational resources that are useful and fun. Scroll down for a number of links, including the USGS Kids page.

    USDA Sci4Kids
    The science behind agriculture is presented as a series of interactive stories based on research projects featured in Agricultural Research. Web site also contains photos, graphics, trivia, and classroom connections