After completing the course, students will be able to:
Plan and implement an investigation using the scientific method.
Collect, display and interpret data from a scientific investigation.
Identify and describe the relationship between force and motion.
Identify chemical and physical properties and classify matter based on these properties.
Understand and describe the relationship between matter and energy.
Explain the origin and path of energy and its importance to all life on earth.
Understand that traits are inherited and that traits can change over time.
Understand that organisms respond to external stimuli and identify these responses.
Know and identify the basic structure and components of the solar system, the earth's atmosphere and the earth's surface.