• PUSD partners with the leading scientific institutions located in the Pasadena area to enhance science instruction in the classroom. The Kindergarten-5th grade science program is aligned with the California standards and introduces students to facts, concepts, principles, theories and experimentation skills through Physical, Earth and Life Science classes. Schools partner with the Huntington Botanical Center, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, NASA, Caltech, Pasadena City College, local biotechnology industries, the Altadena Foothills Conservancy and the Arroyo Seco Foundation to connect students with the local scientific and natural resources located in and around PUSD.