Science & Social Studies

Science

Unit 1: Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems

Unit 2: States of Matter (Changes)

Unit 3: Geology and Earth’s System

Social Studies

Unit 1: My Community
Learners will…
– Ask and find answers to questions related to the past in the community
– Use a variety of sources to learn about the past
– Identify examples of both continuity and change within the community
– Describe how people in the past lived
Learners will…
– Ask and find answers to geographic questions related to the school and community
– Investigate relationships among people, places, and environments in the school and community
Learners will…
Provide examples of the rules of institutions in furthering both continuity and change

Unit 2: Comparing Rural, Suburban, and Urban
Learners will…
– Ask and find answers to questions related to culture and geographic regions
– Find, select, organize, and present information to compare various cultures according to specified aspects of culture, such as institutions, language, and the arts
Learners will…
Research and organize information from atlas, maps, and other tools among geographic features
Learners will…
– Ask and find answers to questions about the production and distribution of goods and services

Unit 3: Exploring a Community in Another
People, Places, and Environments
– Learners will use information from atlas, maps, globes, charts
– Learners will locate places on a map
Standard 5: Individuals, Groups, and Institutions
–  Learners will compare and contrast groups and institutions
–  Learners will gather information about groups and institutions
Standard 9: Global Connections
– Learners will ask and find answers to questions about people and places around the globe