Our vision for Oyster Adams science instruction is to ensure students’ innate curiosity is fostered and enriched through hands-on experiments, labs and projects. We follow both the DCPS Scope and Sequence and the Next Generation Science Standards. At the K-5 level, we enrich our curriculum with the University of California, Berkeley developed FOSS kits. Each kit includes materials for in-class experiments, teacher guides and lessons plans. FOSS kits allow for:
At the MS level, science is taught by Secondary Science specialist and students are engaged in units that provide experiments, labs, interactive science journals, evidence based writing and projects.