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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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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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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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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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Volcanoes

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Students will: understand why, how and where volcanoes occur, distinguish between composite, shield and cinder cone volcanoes, identify and label the main parts of a volcano.

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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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Earth's Structure

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Students will identify and describe Earth's layers.

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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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Habitats

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Students will: describe habitats, understand the key elements animals need from their habitat in order to survive, identify various habitats, the animals that live in them, and the basic needs that are met by their habitats.

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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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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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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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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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The Sun

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Students will describe the Sun, its properties, and its importance to Earth.

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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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Match the landscape

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Match the name of the landscape type with the corresponding image.

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