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Landslides

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Students will: understand the causes and effects of landslides, explore ways to prevent and protect against landslides.

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Magnets

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Students will recognize magnets and learn to describe the poles, properties and uses of magnets.

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Dinosaurs

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Students will: identify the common characteristics of dinosaurs, compare and contrast different types of dinosaurs, understand the current theories of extinction.

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Gravity

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Students will: understand that all objects exert a gravitational pull on each other, understand that the mass of an object and its proximity to another object will increase the strength of gravitational pull, understand the role gravity plays on Earth.

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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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The Digestive System

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Students will identify and describe the parts of the digestive system and the role each part plays in the body.

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Compass Rose

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A compass rose that you can place on all sorts of maps, for instance on the map of the United Kingdom, Europe or the world.

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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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Soil

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Students will: understand what soil is and how it is formed, understand the factors that cause or prevent soil erosion, identify soil layers and the general properties of each layer.

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Sounds

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Students will: explore sounds, understand what causes sounds.

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Fossils

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Students will: understand the nature of a fossil and how fossils are formed, understand what fossils can teach us about organism development and Earth’s history, examine a variety of fossils, create strategies for identifying a fossil’s organism.

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Renewable and Non-Renewable Energy

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Students will: compare and contrast renewable and non-renewable energy, understand what fossil fuels are and how they are formed, study how electricity can be generated from a variety of energy sources.

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Newton's Three Laws of Motion

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Students will understand and explore Newton’s three laws of motion.

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Changing Earth

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Students will recognize that Earth's surface is constantly changing due to the effects of events such as erosion, weathering, volcanoes, and earthquakes.

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Properties of Gases and Liquids

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Students will: recognize and identify the properties of gases and liquids in terms of shape, volume and mass, understand why solids have a fixed shape while liquids and gases do not.

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Characteristic Properties of Matter

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Students will: recognize that the characteristic properties of a substance are the same regardless of the sample size, examine several common characteristic properties of matter.

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