Students are introduced to a more complex understanding of living things, the environment and how they interact with one another. This class will prepare students for further study in biology, chemistry and Earth sciences.
Topics covered include living things, Earth’s systems, human impacts on the environment, forces and machines, matter and energy. Within these topics, students will also learn to collect, display and interpret data in various ways. They learn to create and interpret models, charts and graphs for the purpose of better understanding their own observations. By the end of sixth grade, the goal is that students have a basic understanding and appreciation for the physical world that God has created for us to live in.