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The Changing Earth

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Recognize that Earth's surface is constantly changing due to the effect of events such as erosion, weathering, volcanoes, and earthquakes, explore the impact of these events on Earth's surface, explore the steps that can be taken to prevent erosion.

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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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Photosynthesis

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Students will: how plants make food using water, carbon dioxide and energy from the Sun (photosynthesis) and learn that oxygen is a waste produce of photosynthesis.

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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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Life Cycle of a Butterfly

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Students learn the life cycle of a butterfly.

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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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Patterns in the Night Sky

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Learn that stars form unchanging patterns in the sky, understand that some groups of stars form distinct patterns (constellations), understand that Earth’s rotation causes changes in the perceived position of constellations in the night sky.

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Stars and Galaxies

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Students will: learn how stars are formed, learn about the process of nuclear fusion that occurs within a star, identify the stages of a star’s life cycle, recognize that our sun is one of approximately 100 billion stars in our galaxy.

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Conduction, Convection and Radiation

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Students will understand and compare the three methods of heat transfer (conduction, convection and radiation).

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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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Life Cycle of a Mosquito

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Students learn the life cycle of a mosquito.

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Traits and Offspring

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Students will: distinguish between a trait and a behavior, describe the similarities and differences in the appearance and behaviors of some parents and their offspring.

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Sound Waves

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Students will: understand that sound is a vibration that travels in waves, understand frequency and amplitude, and how they define the pitch and loudness or softness of a sound.

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Potential and Kinetic Energy

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Students will explore ways in energy can be transformed from one form to another.

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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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The Skin

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Students will: identify the layers of the skin and their characteristics, understand how skin protects the body from harmful substances and organisms, learn how skin keeps the body from drying out, learn how the skin acts as a sensing organ.

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