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Physical Science

Designed for: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3
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This comprehensive program covers the majority of the grades 1 through 3 curriculum requirements for the physical science strand.


Targeted Skills

  • Learn About Properties Of Matter
  • Buildings And Machines
  • Energy
  • Motion
  • Heat
  • Light
  • Sound
  • Magnets

Highlighted Features

  • Students are introduced to basic structures and are taught the principle of stability
  • The six simple machines are introduced and their real-life uses are explored
  • Changes of state are introduced and students learn to predict an imminent change
  • Introduces the concept of energy and teaches its various sources, forms and conversions
  • Covers the basic sources, types, behaviors and common uses of motion, heat, light and sound energy
  • Teaches the principles of magnetic attraction, repulsion and polarity
  • Shows students how magnet strength is related to distance, how magnets can work through certain objects and some common uses for magnets

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