The Lower School science program is built around the Seeds of Science/Roots of Reading program developed by the University of California Berkeley Graduate School of Education. This allows for literacy skills to be reinforced, while also building scientific knowledge. Areas of study per grade include:

Grade 1
What is a Scientist?
Animals Two By Two
Plants and Animals

Grade 2
Shoreline Science
Designing Mixtures
Gravity and Magnetism

Grade 3
Variations and Adaptations
Light Energy
Human Body Systems

Grade 4
Weather and Water
Planets and Moons

Grade 5
Aquatic Ecosystems
Models of Matter
Rocks and Minerals