Curriculum Overview

Kindergarten

Experiment with dropping and swinging motions due to gravity and engineer a motion changing device.

GSE Science: SKP2.A

GSE Math: MGSEK.0A.4, MSGEK.CC.7, MSGEK.NBT.1

First Grade

Experiment with magnetism and gravity and engineer a magnetic trampoline.

GSE Science: S1P2

GSE Math: MSGE1.NBT.2.b, MSGE1.OA.4

Second Grade

Experiment with gravitational force, mass, and speed, and engineer a device that uses elastic force to change an object's speed and direction.

SE Science: S2P2.a, b, c

GSE Math: MSGE2.NBT.8, MGSE2.MD.1

Third Grade

Experiment with the transfer of potential, kinetic, and heat energy and engineer a device that transfers gravitational potential energy to kinetic energy and to heat energy due to friction.

GSE Science: S3P1.a

GSE Math: MGSE3.NF.3.d

Fourth

Experiment with balanced and unbalanced forces, gravity, mass, and free-fall.

GSE Science: S4P3.a.b

GSE Math MGSE4.MD.1, MGSE4.MD.2, MSGE4.NF.6

Fifth

Experiment with the radius and strength of a magnetic field and engineer a magnetic spinner.

GSE Science: S5P3.b

GSE Math: MSGE5.MD.1, MSGE5.OA.3