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PRIMARY (K-2)

Students in grades K-2 use the FOSS curriculum for science instruction.  FOSS (Full Option Science System) is a research-based science curriculum for grades developed at the Lawrence Hall of Science, University of California, Berkeley. FOSS has evolved from a philosophy of teaching and learning that has guided the development of successful active-learning science curricula for more than 40 years. The FOSS Program bridges research and practice by providing tools and strategies to engage students and teachers in enduring experiences that lead to deeper understanding of the natural and designed worlds.


SECONDARY (3-5)

Students in grades 3-5 use the FOSS curriculum for science instruction.  FOSS (Full Option Science System) is a research-based science curriculum for grades developed at the Lawrence Hall of Science, University of California, Berkeley. FOSS has evolved from a philosophy of teaching and learning that has guided the development of successful active-learning science curricula for more than 40 years. The FOSS Program bridges research and practice by providing tools and strategies to engage students and teachers in enduring experiences that lead to deeper understanding of the natural and designed worlds.


MIDDLE (6-8)

Students in grades 6-8 use the It’s About Time curriculum for science instruction.  In Project-Based Inquiry Science™, students take part in science learning experiences framed around answering Big Questions or addressing Big Challenges that guide instruction and serve to organize their learning progressions. As students pursue answers, they conduct investigations, make models, collect and analyze data, weigh evidence, write explanations, and discuss and present findings. 

To learn more, visit https://www.iat.com