Science Topics are taught in a three year sequence.



Physical Science

Chemistry

Earth and SpaceLife



Motion



  • Forces
  • Laws of Motions
  • Simple Machines
  • Kinetic/Potential Energy

Daily, Monthly, 

Seasonal Changes


  • Rotation, Revolution, Gravity
  • Latitude, Longitude
  • Tides
  • Phases of the moon, Eclipses

Characteristics of 

Living Things




Heat Energy

Earth Structure

  • Composition
  • Types of Rocks
  • Plate Tectonics
  • Earthquakes
  • Volcanoes


Cells

  • Cell Structure
  • Cell Function



Classifying Life

Light and Optics


  • Visible light
  • Radio Waves
  • Reflection/Refraction

Biosphere


  • Ecosystems
  • Food Chains
  • Populations
  • Biomes
  • Erosion
  • Weathering
  • Soil
  • Natural Resources

Microorganisms


  • Prokaryotes/Eukaryotes
  • Bacteria
  • Viruses
  • Fungi

Electricity/Magnets


  • Charges
  • Conductors
  • Resistance
  • Poles


Atmosphere


  • Temperature
  • Pressure
  • Circulation

Plants


  • Photosynthesis
  • Structures
  • Reproduction
  • Mosses and Liverworts
  • Ferns & Horsetails
  • Gymnosperms / Angiosperms





Matter


  • States of Matter
  • Physical/Chemical Changes
  • Solutions/Mixtures


Weather and Climate


  • Fronts
  • Measurement Instruments
  • Tornado, Hurricane, Blizzard

Animals


  • Invertebrates
    • Arthropods
    • Insects
    • Crustaceans
  • Vertebrates
    • Fish
    • Amphibians
    • Reptiles
    • Birds
    • Mammals



Atoms/Elements

  • Atoms/Elements
  • Periodic Table
  • Compounds


Hydrosphere


  • Freshwater
  • Groundwater
  • Seawater
  • Wetland Biomes
  • Clouds
  • Water Cycle



The Human Body



  • Skeletal / Muscular Systems
  • Circulatory System
  • Respiratory System
  • Digestive System
  • Nervous System




Solar System


  • The Universe
  • Galaxies
  • Planets
  • Stars/Moons
  • Space Exploration



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