Science – Gr 4
- 3/10 Students
- Elementary School,Grade 4,Science
- Lessons / Quizes
↓What will your Child LEARN
This class is aligned with Alberta Education standards for 4th grade science. It covers a variety of scientific topics, some of which have been covered in previous classes and some of which is new material. The students will review matter and its states, atoms and elements, and properties of matter. The students will review the solar system, the movement of the Earth, and the contributions of Galileo Galilei to our knowledge of astronomy. The students will learn about minerals and the different types of rocks, as well as investigate the rock cycle. They will learn the differences between renewable and nonrenewable resources. The students will review the life cycles and characteristics of both plants and animals.The students will learn about energy and the energy that we can harvest from the world around us like solar, heat, wind, and water. The students will explore how you hear, talk, and see, including a study of colors and why we see them. The students will learn about electricity and magnetism, including how they are used and the relationship between the two.
The student will tinker with more complex structures to demonstrate how wheels and levers move things. They’ll explore how light behaves in prisms and mirrors, and how shadows form. They’ll also investigate how light, temperature and water affect the growth of plants, and they’ll take action to reduce waste and make our world a better place. Finally, the students will review the scientific method and design and conduct their own scientific investigation.