Home - Academic Departments - Science Department - Science Department
In the science department, we believe students will further their knowledge of God through the observation
and study of His creation and the laws that govern it. We desire to "open up the world" to students so they
experience the characteristics of God, while meeting and exceeding national standards.
| Grade level
||Beginning of year
|End of year
|Makes basic observations;
questions about world.
|Observe using all senses in many forms;
ask questions about observations;
begin to see design systems in creation.
||Where grade 6
|Walk through a procedure;
collect and analyze data by using graphs;
formulate thoughtful conclusions.
||Where grade 8
|Creates appropriate procedures to test questions;
analyze data critically to find answers to questions;
evaluate validity of tests and theories.
For the 2015-2016 school year, HCA is excited to have introduced a student interest-driven STEAM
(science, technology, engineering, arts/design, and mathematics ((STEAM)) program),
which will be integrated into every day learning here at HCA. Read more about it!