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Wind

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Students will understand why wind occurs. They will recognize the Earth's major wind belts and will understand some of the main tools which are used to measure wind and atmospheric pressure.

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States of Water

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Students will compare the three states of water (liquid, solid, gas) and understand how water transforms from one state to another (the water cycle).

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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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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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Energy and Work

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Students will understand that energy has the ability to cause motion or to create change and that work is done when an object moves a distance or when something undergoes a chemical change.

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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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Animal Adaptations Teeth and Diet

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Students will: learn about the three main types of teeth (incisors, canines and molars), understand the specific job function of each type of tooth, compare a variety of animal teeth, predict an animal’s diet based on their teeth.

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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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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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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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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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Density

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Students will: understand density, and how to calculate it by dividing mass by volume, compare the density of a variety of objects and substances.

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Using Senses to Survive

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Students will: explore ways that animals (including humans) use their five senses to interact with their environment in order to survive, learn that some animals possesses specialized senses such as echolocation and infrared vision.

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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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Voltage, Current and Resistance

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Students will: define and compare and contrast voltage, current and resistance, experiment with the relationship between electrical quantities, understand and make calculations using Ohm’s law.

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World Animal Day

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A special day to give some extra attention to your pets. It's also a day to give some extra attention to all the animals who aren't so lucky to live in their own home.

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