1. Animal Studies-The students will create habitats and care for African dwarf frogs, millipedes, and fiddler crabs. The class will do a variety of observations and activities with the animals. It is a very exciting unit.
2. Float and Sink-The students will do a variety of experiments including making a boat from clay, that deal with buoyancy.
3. Electric Circuits-The students will create a variety of circuits and learn about conductors and insulators through daily experiments.
We will also teach an additional unit called Force and Motion. The focus will be on simple machines.
*There is a New York State Science test in the spring. There are two parts of the test a lab portion and a written portion.