Think like a proton. Always positive.
The theme for the fourth grade Science Core curriculum is Utah natural history. Students will learn about Utah environments including; weather, water cycle, rocks, fossils, soils, plants and animals. Understanding the concepts of cycles is an essential component of science literacy and is introduced at this grade level. Emphasis should be placed on skills to classify many things. Students should come to value and use science as a process of obtaining knowledge based on observable evidence, and their curiosity should be encouraged and sustained as they develop the abilities associated with inquiry in science.