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Science in the PYP

It is recognized that teaching and learning science as a subject, while necessary, is not sufficient. Of equal importance is the need to learn science in context, exploring content relevant to students, and transcending the boundaries of the traditional subject area. The transdisciplinary themes provide the framework for a highly defined, focused, in-depth programme of inquiry, and as science is relevant to all the transdisciplinary themes, all planned science learning should take place within this framework. In return, the science knowledge and the application of that knowledge will enhance inquiries into the central ideas defined by the transdisciplinary themes.

IB Organization, PYP Science Scope and Sequence 2008, p.1

At AIS, Science in the PYP is explored through Physical Science, Life Science, Earth and Space Sciences as well as Engineering and Design.