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Rocks and the Rock Cycle

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Students will: understand how igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks are formed, identify examples of each type of rock, understand and describe the process by which rock can cycle through each of the three types of rock (the rock cycle)

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Day and Night

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Students will: Understand that the spinning of Earth around an imaginary axis (rotation) results in day and night. Compare shadows at various time of the day. Analyze models displaying sunlight on Earth in a 24-hour period.

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The Water Cycle

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Students will: Understand how water cycles from Earth to the atmosphere and back, Understand evaporation, transpiration, condensation, and precipitation, Label a diagram of the water cycle with the above terms.

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Patterns in the Night Sky

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Learn that stars form unchanging patterns in the sky, understand that some groups of stars form distinct patterns (constellations), understand that Earth’s rotation causes changes in the perceived position of constellations in the night sky.

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Moon Phases

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Students will identify the various moon phases and the time periods in which they occur. They will also understand the relationship between tides the moon phases.

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States of Water

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Students will: compare the three states of water (liquid, solid, gas), understand how water transforms from one state to another, understand that evaporation has occurred when liquid water changes into a gas (water vapor).

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Weather

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Students will: understand how air temperature, wind, and precipitation determine weather, what causes cloud formation and precipitation, recognize how humans and animals adapt to changes in weather that occur as a result of seasonal changes.

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Solar System

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Students will: identify the parts of the solar system, identify different celestial bodies in the solar system, examine the scale of the solar system, understand how gravity and inertia keep celestial bodies in orbit.

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Planets

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Students will identify the planets, their unique characteristics, and their place in the solar system.

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Stars and Galaxies

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Students will: learn how stars are formed, learn about the process of nuclear fusion that occurs within a star, identify the stages of a star’s life cycle, recognize that our sun is one of approximately 100 billion stars in our galaxy.

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Landforms

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Students will: identify characteristics of various landforms, classify landforms based on their characteristics, recognize some common global landforms.

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Clouds

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Students will: understand how clouds form as a result of evaporation and condensation, identify various types of clouds, understand where various types of clouds appear in the sky, understand what various clouds indicate in terms of weather.

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Photosynthesis

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Students will: how plants make food using water, carbon dioxide and energy from the Sun (photosynthesis) and learn that oxygen is a waste produce of photosynthesis.

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Plate Tectonics

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Students will understand: plate tectonic theory, how continental drift and Earth's continents, the types of plate boundaries (divergent, convergent, and transform), how plate boundaries cause the formation of mountains, volcanoes, rifts, and earthquakes.

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Earthquakes

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Students will: understand what causes an earthquake, understand where earthquakes occur, understand how an earthquake's strength is measured, make connections between earthquakes, volcanoes and tectonic plate boundary locations on a map of Earth.

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Living vs. Non-Living

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Students will: compare living objects to non-living objects, describe the characteristics of each group, learn how to classify objects into either group.

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