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### Food Chain

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Students identify the living things that are producers and consumers by completing food chains.

### Match the landscape

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

### Introduction to Classification

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Students will explore the idea of grouping objects, plants, and animals by their common characteristics.

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Students will understand the characteristics and importance of air to living and non-living things.

### Food Chains

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Students will: identify the flow of energy in a food chain, distinguish between a food chain and a food web, understand the role of organisms with in a food chain/web, understand the importance of maintaining balance within a food chain/web.

### 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.

### Programmable Robot Introduction

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Learn basic skills of coding such as sequencing a set of instructions. This introduction lesson helps you and your students explore the possibilities of the Programmable Robot tool.

### Conductors and Insulators

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Students will: review the parts of a simple circuit, understand the meaning of the conductor and insulator, identify whether particular solids and fluids are conductors or insulators using virtual experiments.

### 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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Students will: understand how adaptations are reinforced in a population over time as a result of natural selection, identify and be able to describe adaptations that allow animal and plant species to survive and thrive in their various environments.

### Animal Life Cycle

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Students will: recognize that animals have life cycles, observe changes that occur over an animal’s life cycle.

### Metamorphosis

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Students will: study the life cycles of butterflies and frogs through metamorphosis, identify other metamorphic animals.

### Specific Heat

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Students will: understand that the specific heat of a substance is the amount of heat energy needed to raise the temperature of one gram of that substance by one degree Celsius, understand the specific heat equation.

### 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.

### Biotic and Abiotic Factors

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Students will: understand the meaning of biotic and abiotic, identify and compare biotic and abiotic factors within an ecosystem.

### Wind

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Students will understand why wind occurs. They will recognize the Earth's major wind belts and will understand some of the main tools which are used to measure wind and atmospheric pressure.