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Observations with Properties

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Students will understand how the five senses and scientific tools are used to describe properties of objects.

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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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Adaptations

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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.

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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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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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The Earth System

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Students will: understand Earth's four main spheres (lithosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere, and biosphere), recognize that Earth system science helps scientist to understand the way in which events in one sphere are caused by-or impact-other spheres.

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Clouds

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Students will: understand how clouds form as a result of evaporation and condensation, identify various types of clouds, understand where various types of clouds appear in the sky, understand what various clouds indicate in terms of weather.

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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.

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Nuclear Reactions

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Students will: compare and contrast chemical reactions and nuclear reactions, identify and describe fusion and fission, understand forms of radioactive decay.

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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.

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Water and Water Pollution

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Students will: identify water distribution on Earth, identify various pollutants and their impact on water sources, explore ways to prevent water pollution, explore solutions to water pollution.

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The Brain

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Students will identify the parts of the brain and their functions.

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The Nervous System

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Students will identify and describe the parts of the nervous system including the brain, spinal cord, and nerves.

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The Build and the Shape of a Fish

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Learning about the build and the shape of a fish.

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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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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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