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Discovery Program Course of Study

Grade Three students participate in the ShopRite Student Shoppers Program which provides lessons in math and creative thinking and culminates in a day of engaging challenges in the local ShopRite.  Students use math manipulatives to learn about the foundational math concepts relevant to the supermarket as well as many hands-on activities related to mathematics. Students explore good nutrition and budgeting, too.
 
Grade Four students experience activities via The Discovery Program numerous times throughout the year for units which may include:
 
  • Squirmy Wormies: Animal Adaptations and Decomposition
  • Interdependence
  • The Immune System
  • The Digestive System
  • The Engineering Design Process
  • Volcanoes
  • Coding
 
Grade Five students experience activities via The Discovery Program numerous times throughout the year for units which may include:
  • Variables
  • Distances in Space
  • Robotics
  • The Engineering Design Process
  • Coding