4th Grade Science

4th Grade Science

The study of science in 4th Grade includes conducting descriptive investigations using scientific methods, analyzing data, and making graphs. Students use tools such as beakers, compasses, and balances to collect, analyze, and record information. In this integrated science course, students explore many scientific concepts and will perform tasks such as measuring physical properties of matter, predicting how matter changes with heating and cooling, describing the forms of energy and its cycles, understanding slow changes to Earth’s surface, recognizing weather patterns and using weather maps, understanding the structures and relationships of living organisms and their environment, illustrating and comparing life cycles of different plants and animals, and investigating patterns in the Sun, Earth, Moon system including shadows and lunar phases.

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