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6.1 Light & Matter
Why do we sometimes see different things when looking at the same object?
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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?*
October 2021
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6.5 Natural Hazards
Where do natural hazards happen and how do we prepare for them?
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6.6 Cells & Systems*
How do living things heal?*
Winter 2022
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7.1 Chemical Reactions & Matter
How can we make something new that was not there before?
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7.2 Chemical Reactions & Energy
How can we use chemical reactions to design a solution to a problem?
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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?
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7.6 Natural Resources & Human Impact
How do changes in the Earth's system impact our communities and what can we do about it?
Winter 2022
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8.1 Contact Forces
Why do things sometimes get damaged when they hit each other?
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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 could things living today be connected to the things that lived long ago?
Winter 2022
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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?
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COVID-19 & Health Equity, High School Science
What can we learn from 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?
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