Theme:  Change Occurs All Around Us

Key Concepts:

·  Examine how water changes phases.

·  Examine how visible and invisible forces change motion.

·  Examine how plants and animals change through their life cycles.

·  Examine how weather changes the Earth.

·  Examine how change occurs over a short or long period of time.

Quarter 1

Quarter 2

Quarter 3

Quarter 4

Scientific & Engineering Practices

Think Like A Scientist SOL 1.1

(20 days)
2.1 - Scientific and Engineering Practices

Force & Motion: Exploring Energy
(20 days)
2.2 - Force, Motion, and Energy

Matter: Solids, Liquids, & Gases...OH MY!
(20 days)
2.3 - Matter: Solids, Liquids, and Gases

Wild About Weather
(20 days)
2.6 - Earth and Space Systems: Weather

Weather & Wind Change Land



SOL 2.7 b
2.7 - Earth and Space Systems: Weather Patterns and Seasonal Changes

Living Systems: There's No Place Like Home
(25 days)
2.5 - Living Systems and Processes: Habitats

Weather Patterns & Seasonal Changes

SOL 2.7 a, c


(5 days)
2.7 - Earth and Space Systems: Weather Patterns and Seasonal Changes

MORE Scientific & Engineering Challenges

SOL 2.1

(10 days)
2.1 - Scientific and Engineering Practices

Life Cycles
(24 days)
2.4 - Living Systems and Processes : Life Cycles

Plant Products
(10 days)
2.8 - Earth Resources: Plant Products

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