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Grade 4 Science

What We Do

  • Scientific investigation
  • Characteristics and interactions of moving objects
  • Characteristics of electricity
  • Basic plant anatomy and life processes
  • Plants and animals interact with one another in the ecosystem
  • How weather conditions and phenomena occur and can be predicted
  • Organization of the solar system
  • The relationships among Earth, the moon, and the sun
  • Important Virginia natural resources

How We Do It

  • Plan and conduct simple investigations
  • Gather and display data
  • Projects, writing activities and discussions
  • Collaborative projects and activities
  • Group and independent activities utilizing technology (i.e. IPads, Smartboard)
  • Formative and summative assessments


  • Pre-teaching vocabulary
  • Visual maps/charts
  • Multisensory activities for group and independent work