Grade 4 - Science
Science 400 (Credit: 1.00)Science 400 is a basic elementary course intended to expose students to the designs and patterns in the physical
universe. This course builds on concepts taught in Science 300, providing a broad survey of the major areas of science.
Some of the areas covered in Science 400 include the study of plants and animals, ecology, work and simple machines,
electricity and magnetism, properties of water and matter, weather, the solar system, and the different spheres of
The curriculum seeks to develop the students’ ability to understand and participate in scientific inquiry. The units
contain experiments and projects to capitalize on children’s natural curiosity. The students will explore, observe, and
manipulate everyday objects and materials in their environment. Collectively, this should help students develop and
build on their subject‐matter knowledge base.