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Floating and Sinking

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Through play students will learn which objects float or sink.

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Thermometer

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The students learn how to read the temperature on different kinds of thermometers.

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Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle

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Students will: explore and understand why it is important to reduce, reuse and recycle materials, explore the effects of pollution on Earth and living organisms, identify ways to reduce, reuse and recycle materials in their everyday lives.

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Food Groups

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Students learn about which foods belong to each food group.

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Fruit or Vegetable

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Identify and categorize fruits and vegetables.

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Changes of Matter

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Students will: understand that some changes of matter are reversible while others are not, understand how water can change from a solid to a liquid to a gas and back, understand some common chemical reactions.

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Forces and Motion

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Students will: recognize that a change in speed and direction is caused by a force, understand that a force is a push or a pull, recognize that the greater the force, the greater the change.

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Measurement

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Students will: investigate units of measurement by measuring objects with shoes and arms, practice measuring length, mass and volume using a ruler, a balance scale, and a graduated cylinder.

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Push or Pull

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Find out the difference between pulling and pushing.

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Magnetism

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Through play students will learn about which materials are magnetic.

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What comes from what?

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Help students to reinforce their understanding of certain scientific processes.

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Forces

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Learn the different ways that objects can move. Understand that motion is the result of a force, understand that a force is a push or a pull, examine how the size of a force and the mass of an object effects motion.

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Changing Motion

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Students will: understand that motion is the change in the position of an object which is caused by a force (a push or a pull), recognize speed as a measure of motion and be introduced to friction as a force which causes an object to slow down and stop.

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Electromagnets

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Students will: discover how to create electromagnets, how the strength of an electromagnet can be altered by changing elements such as the number of coils or the strength of the electric current, recognize how electromagnets differ from permanent magnets.

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Simple Machines

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Identify the type of simple machine.

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Mass and Volume

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Students will: understand the concepts of mass and volume, and how they are measured, learn about the Law of Conservation of Mass, learn about Archimedes’s displacement method, distinguish between mass and weight, be introduced to the concept of density.

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