• First Quarter-Ecosystems:  Needs, Behaviors and Survival
    • Plant and animal needs (air, water, light, space, food, and shelter)
    • How can needs be met
    • How can we protect our environment (not littering)
    Second Quarter-Earth Systems, Structures and Processes:  Physical Properties and use of Earth Materials
    • Summarize the physical properties of Earth (Rocks)
    • Compare properties of soil samples
    Third Quarter-Earth in the Universe:  Changes in the Sky
    • Recognize differences in the features of the day and night sky and apparent movement of objects across the sky as observed from Earth
    • Recognize patterns of observable changes in the Moon's appearance form day to day. 
    Fourth Quarter-Forces and Motion:  Push/Pull (Unbalanced Forces, Balanced Forces, and Unseen Forces:Magnets)
    • Push and pulls to changing the motion of an object
    • Some forces can be used to make things move without touching them
    • Predict the effect of a given force on the motion of an object, including balanced forces