General Science 1

First graders at Live Oak Academy receive an overview of science topics that relate to the world around them. These include: eating healthy foods, manners, the forces of gravity and magnetism, the earth’sweather system, habitats, and the life cycle of plants and butterflies. The purpose of first grade science is to foster the student’s natural curiosity about the world around them. Learning takes place primarily through activities that employ the five senses, such asobservations, experiments and simple projects. The goal is to strengthen the student’s understanding of the world around them, while retaining the joy of discovery.