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Scientific and technological advances have proliferated and now permeate most aspects of life in the 21st century. It is increasingly important that all members of our society develop an understanding of scientific and engineering concepts and processes. Learning how to construct scientific explanations and how to design evidence-based solutions provides students with tools to think critically about personal and societal issues and needs. Students can then contribute meaningfully to decision-making processes, such as discussions about climate change, new approaches to health care, and innovative solutions to local and global problems.

Students in Kindergarten through Fourth Grade explore scientific topics through the Amplify Science program. The Amplify Science curriculum addresses the following disciplines: Life Science, Earth and Space Science, Physical Science, and Engineering Design. The units address 100% of the Next Generation Science Standards. The program utilizes hands-on investigations, literacy-rich activities, and interactive digital tools to teach students to think, read, write, and argue like real scientists and engineers.

Students in fifth and sixth grade work with the Carolina Biological program. This program is hands-on, problem based learning that supports the Next Generation Science Standards. Activities encourage student inquiry and includes the teaching of skills such as evidence-based reasoning and communicating ideas.