The spirit of science education described in this document is based on the premise that science is an evolving, active process within the creation of God. To do science, students will be actively engaged in posing questions, designing experiments to gain information related to their questions, and communicating their ideas within the classroom “community of scientists.” Experiencing science that is inquiry-driven enables students to become immersed in scientific ways of thinking that are both distinct and complimentary to other content areas. The process of inquiry is central to science learning and builds a foundation that will enable students to experience science as a dynamic, human enterprise. It is in this spirit of inquiry that students will experience the simplicity, the great diversity, the interdependence of the physical and biotic aspects of nature, and the enormity of God’s plan.
Link to Science Standards and Benchmarks pdf