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Daylight Saving Time

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Learn the facts about Daylight Saving Time and practice time calculation with different time zones.

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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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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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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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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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How Plants Make Food

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Students will understand that plants make food from air, water, sunlight and nutrients from the soil (photosynthesis).

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Predator and Prey

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Students will: define predator and prey, match animals to their roles as either predator or prey (or both), understand the importance of having predators and prey in balance within an ecosystem.

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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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Ways an Object Will Move

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Students will: understand the different ways an object can move (e.g., side to side, back and forth, zigzag, straight line, round and round), understand that motion is the result of a force, understand that a force is a push or a pull.

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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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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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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.

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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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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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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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Earth's Atmosphere

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Students will: identify the layers of Earth's atmosphere, understand the key characteristics of each layer, understand the importance of each atmospheric layer to life on Earth.

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