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Science Units

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Sample Science Unit

Kindergarten 

  1. Investigation and experimentation through the 5 senses
  2. Trees: The study of seasons and weather
  3. Plant and animal structures and attributes
  4. Our Earth’s characteristics and resources
  5. Wood and Paper: An investigative study of physical properties

First Grade 

  1. Matter: Solids, liquids and gases
  2. Plant and animal needs/adaptations/environments
  3. Weather: Using tools and studying daily weather/seasons
  4. Investigation and experimentation are included in all units.

Second Grade

  1. Position and motion
  2. Earth’s crust: Composition, processes and materials
  3. Plants and animal life cycles/characteristics
  4. Investigation and experimentation are included in all units.

Third Grade 

  1. Energy and Matter: Living and nonliving
  2. Properties of light
  3. Plant and animal habitats/adaptations
  4. The solar system
  5. Investigation and experimentation are included in all units.

Fourth Grade 

  1. Electricity and magnetism
  2. Food chains/environments
  3. Rocks and minerals
  4. Weathering
  5. Investigation and experimentation are included in all units.

Fifth Grade 

  1. Matter/elements
  2. Physiology of plants and humans
  3. The water cycle
  4. Weather
  5. The solar system
  6. Investigation and experimentation are included in all units.