As part of their fifth grade science, students take part in a high-level DNA instructional program. The program utilizes a lab-based approach to encourage cooperative learning, problem solving and critical thinking. Additionally, students will explore various body systems and how they interact with each other. Learning to use compound and dissecting microscopes enhances their lab experiences. Lastly, students will learn about nutrition. Labs include:
Cell Models
Human Traits DNA Double Helix Model
DNA Extraction