• NEXT GENERATION SCIENCE

    DPSCD implements a Science Curriculum that provides students opportunities to predict, question, test, investigate, and draw scientific conclusions. All instructional units are aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards and foster collaboration and engineering practice.

    Grades K-5 incorporate the online Mystery Science program into the instructional sequence to provide hands-on inquiries and explorations connected to real-world concepts. In addition, Grades 4 and 5 utilize the Create for STEM program to expose students to critical thinking and engineering skills related to STEM based learning

    Kindergarten - 2nd Grade Concepts

    •  Force
    •  Weather
    •  Plant & Animal Secrets

    3rd Grade Concepts

    • Invisible Forces
    • Animals thru Time
    • Plaint Adventures/Power of Flowers
    • Stormy Skies

    4th Grade Concepts

    • Waves of Sound
    • Human Machine
    • Dynamic Earth
    • Fire Ecology

    5th Grade Concepts

    • Web of Life
    • Watery Planet
    • Dynamic Earth
    • Fire Ecology