Full Option Science System (FOSS)

Full Option Science System (FOSS)®, from UC Berkeley’s Lawrence Hall of Science is a nationally-renowned science program and is taught in schools around the country, including SCCS. Students in Kindergarten through 8th Grade engage in hands-on learning experiences in which they discover and apply scientific principles and theories. Students spend most instructional time performing experiments, creating models, analyzing data, and drawing conclusions. Through FOSS, students acquire a solid understanding of Minnesota and National Science standards are well prepared for the rigor of high school science programs.