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In Science, students in Missouri public schools will acquire a solid foundation which includes knowledge of

1.properties and principles of matter and energy

2. properties and principles of force and motion

3. characteristics and interactions of living organisms

4. changes in ecosystems and interactions of organisms with their environments

5. processes (such as plate movement, water cycle, air flow) and interactions of earth’s biosphere, atmosphere, lithosphere and hydrosphere

6. composition and structure of the universe and the motions of the objects within it

7. processes of scientific inquiry (such as formulating and testing hypotheses)

8. impact of science, technology and human activity on resources and the environment

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