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6.1 Light & Matter
Why do we sometimes see different things when looking at the same object?
TBD - Delayed due to COVID-19
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6.2 Thermal Energy
How can containers keep stuff from warming up or cooling down?
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6.3 Weather, Climate & Water Cycling
Why does a lot of hail, rain, or snow fall at some times and not others?
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6.4 Rock Cycling & Plate Tectonics
How and why does Earth's surface change?
Fall 2021
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6.5 Natural Hazards
Where do natural hazards happen and how do we prepare for them?
Summer 2021
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6.6 Cells & Systems
How do living things grow and develop?
Winter 2022
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7.1 Chemical Reactions & Matter Transformations
How can we make something new that was not there before?
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7.2 Chemical Reactions & Energy
How can we help people make a flameless heater?
Summer 2021
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7.3 Metabolic Reactions
How do things inside our bodies work together to make us feel the way we do?
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7.4 Matter Cycling & Photosynthesis
Where does food come from and where does it go next?
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7.5 Ecosystem Dynamics
How does changing an ecosystem affect what lives there?
Fall 2021
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7.6 Natural Resources & Human Impact
What natural resources do we use and how does it impact our environment?
Winter 2022
Unit Overview
8.1 Contact Forces
Why do things sometimes get damaged when they hit each other?
Released
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8.2 Sound Waves
How can a sound make something move?
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8.3 Forces at a Distance
How can a magnet move another object without touching it?
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8.4 Earth in Space
Why do we see patterns in the sky, and what else is out there that we can’t see?
Fall 2021
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8.5 Genetics
Why are living things different from one another?
Fall 2021
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8.6 Natural Selection & Common Ancestry
How do differences between individuals and species' characteristics and behaviors enhance their fitness?
Winter 2022
Unit Overview
COVID-19 & Health Equity, Grades 3-5
How can we make decisions to care for ourselves, our families, and our communities?*
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COVID-19 & Health Equity, Grades K-2
What can we do to keep our community healthy?
Released
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COVID-19 & Health Equity, High School Science
How can we slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus to protect our communities?*
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COVID-19 & Health Equity, Middle School Science
How can people help end pandemics?
January 20, 2021