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  • Design Lab for innovation and creativity
  • Two fully stocked Science Labs
  • Teachers trained on the Next Generation Science Standards
  • Collaboration with the Ocean Institute of Dana Point
  • Flexible Learning Environment

Native Garden

The Learning Garden

Science Program

RH Dana is a Grow Your Own Garden School!

Our school has been selected to receive a two-year “Grow your own garden” grant from the Ecology Center. This grant will assist with renewing our garden and offering science curriculum lessons to our students.  Along with our science ETAP, Mrs. Pedersen, and partnerships with the Ecology Center, Dana Hills High School students, and Inside the Outdoors over the next three years, , we'll be able to see our vision for our learning gardens and native garden come to fruition. Various Saturday volunteer days will be offered throughout the school year for families and staff to work on the gardens together.

Inquiry-based approach

Research on Science and the Arts

Commonalities among the Practices in Science, English Language Arts, and Math