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Inherited Traits vs Acquired Characteristics

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Students will: understand the meaning of traits, differentiate between inherited traits and acquired characteristics.

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Static Electricity

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Students will: understand the nature of static electricity, understand that static electricity is caused by positive and negative charges, understand that “like” charges repel and “unlike” charges attract each other.

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The Electromagnetic Spectrum

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Students will: understand the spectrum of wavelengths such as radio waves, microwaves, and x-rays, understand that many of these waves are found in our daily lives but are invisible to us.

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Traits in our Classroom

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Students will understand how various traits can be passed from parent to offspring.

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Buoyancy

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Students will: define buoyancy, explore the concepts behind Archimedes’ principle, investigate how and why the shape of an object can determine whether it floats or sinks.

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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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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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Symbiosis

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Students will: understand that organisms interact, understand that one or all organisms may benefit from the interaction, or one or more organisms may be harmed by the interaction, understand mutualism, commensalism, and parasitism.

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Oceanography

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Students will explore Earth's ocean properties and the creatures that live in the ocean.

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STEM: Paint Your Room

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Students will use math skills to determine how much paint to use and to keep the project on budget. They will use science to determine the best buy in paint. They will use technology and engineering to create the best furniture layout.

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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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Physical Characteristics of Animals

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Students will: describe similarities and differences in the physical characteristics of animals, classify animals based on these characteristics.

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Seasonal Behavior

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Students will understand how and why plants and animals modify their behavior according to the season.

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All About Air

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

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Properties of Light

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Students will: understand that light has a source, travels in a direction, can be blocked to make shadows, and reflect off mirrors and other surfaces, objects are seen when light travels from an object into the eye.

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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.

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