Science Curriculum

Scope and Sequence

Grade Levels Life Science Physical Science Space/Earth Science:Technology & Society
K Plants Weather & Sun Weather & Seasons Garbology
1 (Two Units in Life Science:)
1.Animals
2.Life Cycles
Waves Space embedded throughout
2 Habitats Changing Matter Soil Earth Changes
3 Embryology Energy Fossils Simple Machines
4 Prairie Electricity Space Ecosystems
5 Water and Wetlands Chemistry Rocks and Minerals Scientific Investigations
6 (Two Units in Life Science:)
1.Cells
2.Growth, Development, & Reproduction
Energy Weather & Climate embedded throughout
7 Living Organisms Chemical Building Blocks Inside Earth Environmental Science
8 Cells and Heredity Motion, Forces and Energy Astronomy Light and Sound
9 10 11 12
  • Biology (10)Biology D (10)
  • Anatomy and Physiology (11)
  • Anatomy and Physiology D (11)
  • Animal Behavior (11)
  • Botany (11)
  • Genetics(11)
  • Marine Biology (11)
  • Microbiology (11)
  • Zoology (11)
  • Physical Science (9)Physical Science D (9)
  • Chemistry (11)
  • Chemistry D (11)
  • Physical Science – Chemistry (11)
  • Environmental – Chemistry (11)
  • Advanced Chemistry (12)
  • Physics (11)
  • Physics D (11)
  • Applied Physics (11)
  • AP/Advanced Physics (12)
  • Geoscience(9)Geoscience D (9)
  • Earth Systems(11)
  • Astronomy(11)
  • Environmental Studies(11)
  • Forensic Science(11)

NOTE: Parentheses indicate the grade that the high school course is typically taken.

Contact

Dr. James Blake
K-12 Science Curriculum Specialist
402-436-1802
jblake@lps.org

Lindsey Luly
6-8 Teacher Leader
Instructional Technology Facilitator
lluly@lps.org

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