The State of Indiana has established academic standards that clearly outline what students should know and be able to do at each grade level.
At all grade levels the study of science includes:
The Nature of Science and Technology
The Physical Setting
The Living Environment
The Mathematical World
Historical Perspectives 6/7/8
Textbooks used and links to the publishers' websites for additional resources are:
Science K-5 Pearson Education Scott Foresman ©2006
Science 6-8 Holt, Rinehart Winston ©2005 used in a supplemental format.
In August 2012, Discovery Education Science Techbook had been adopted as the primary resource for grades 4-5-6. In August 2013, Discovery Education Science Techbook was also adopted as the primary resource for grades 7-8. For additional information, please see the Techbook Parent Letter, 8 Great Tips, Navigating the Techbook as a Student, and the Techbook Quick Start Guide.