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Science Department

High quality science instruction
is for ALL students.

MCPS Science engages all students through phenomenon-based, 3-Dimensional learning and provides opportunities for students to connect their learning to real world problems. Our instructional goal is to prepare students for lifelong learning by developing skills necessary for success in college and career as outlined by the NGSS Science and Engineering Practices.

Science Vision:

To cultivate scientifically literate citizens who are skilled, reflective and empowered to make informed decisions for themselves and the community.

Science Mission:

To develop and deliver high-quality, equitable, inclusive, standards-aligned instruction. We do this by providing innovative curriculum and professional development; meeting the needs of our diverse school communities; and collaborating with stakeholders to ensure opportunities for all.



Elementary Curriculum

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Middle School Curriculum

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High School Curriculum

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Resources and Programs for
Students and Families

Science Spotlights

 Frost Science Bowl  

National Science Bowl: Frost MS

Robert Frost Middle School won their Science Bowl Regional Competition for the 2023 National Science Bowl on March 11, 2023 and went on to compete in the National Finals in Washington, DC. The Science Bowl Competition gives teams across the Nation a chance to showcase their quick thinking and scientific knowledge on a wide range of topics including physics, chemistry, biology, and more.  Robert Frost Middle School has won first place in the Regional Competition for the past three years and placed in the top 16 at Nationals for the top three years.