Welcome to the 2013-2014 school year!
Calling all Super Heroes!!!!!!!
I am looking forward to a fantastic year, full of wonderful experiences. Your superpower skills will be put to the test investigating some of the mysteries of the scientific world.
Term 1: Matter/Physical Properties/Density
Elements and Compounds/Periodic Table
Forms of Energy/Energy Transformations
Term 2: Thermal Energy/Sources of Energy
Balanced and Unbalanced Forces/Motion
Term 3: Simple Machines
Layers of Earth/Plate Tectonics/Major Plates
Geological Events/Minerals/Rock Cycle
Term 4: Biotic and Abiotic Factors
Levels of Organization
Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells
Plant and Animal Cells
Classification and Taxonomy
Comparisons of selected world societies to the United States are made with each content unit of study. Topics include Constitution Day and Celebrate Freedom Week, global citizenship, geography, culture, economics and government.
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