Changing Earth: Today and Over Time


Students explore and develop models of different landforms and bodies of water and investigate the causes of how the land and water can change rapidly or over a long period of time.

NEW! Plant and Animal Relationships


Students explore the diversity of plants and animals, the dependency of plants on animals, and the dependency of animals on plants.

Structure and Properties of Matter


Students explore the properties of matter and how different properties make material useful in designing and building different items.

Weather Watchers


Weather Watchers unit is taught in 2 quarters to span seasons and increase observations in changes in weather and seasons.

An Animal's Life


Students study the basic needs of animals for survival and the life cycle of animals.

Sorting Things Out


Students sort objects by their observable properties and explore the interaction of different material and magnets.

Earth's Land and Water


After identifying and designing models of landforms and bodies of water, students explore how water exists on Earth in three states and the movement of water on land and through the atmosphere.

A Plant's Life


Students explore the parts of a plant, what they do, and how they contribute to its survival.

Measuring Matters


Measuring Matters focuses on common objects and substances and their physical properties that can be observed and measured.