Theme:  Interactions In Our World

Key Concepts:

·  Learn about simple machines.

·  Examine interactions of materials in water.

·  Observe how plants and animals, including humans, are constantly interacting with the living and nonliving aspects of the environment.

·  Examine how adaptations satisfy the life needs of plants and animals.

·  Examine the importance of water, soil, and the sun in the survival of plants and animals.


Quarter 1

Quarter 2

Quarter 3

Quarter 4

Scientific & Engineering Practices
(15 days)
3.1 - Scientific and Engineering Practices

Force, Energy & Motion:

Simple Machines

(26 days)
3.2 - Force, Motion, and Energy: Simple Machines

Performance Assessment

embedded in Kit:  Simple Machines

(3 days)
3.1 - Scientific and Engineering Practices

Matter:  Involving Dissolving
(13 days)
3.3 - Matter

Water, Water EVERYWHERE!


(15 days)
3.7 - Earth and Space Systems: Water Cycle

OPTIONAL Performance Assessment
(4 days)

Scientific Sleuths


(16 days)
3.1 - Scientific and Engineering Practices

Adaptations
(22 days)
3.4 - Living Systems and Processes: Adaptations

Performance Assessment: 

embedded in kit


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(3 days)

Ecosystems
(25 days)
3.5 - Living Systems and Processes : Ecosystems

Soil:  Dirt Detectives
(16 days)
3.6 - Earth and Space Systems: Soil

Human Influences & Conservation
(25days)
3.8 - Earth Resources: Human Influence

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