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MONTH

CURRICULUM TOPIC

NEXT GENERATION SCIENCE STANDARD

September

LIFE SCIENCE

Ecosystems:
Lemurs in Trouble

Ecosystem Dynamics, Functioning, and Resilience

October

EARTH SCIENCE

Earth’s Structure:
Mission to the Mantle

Earth Materials and Systems

November/
December

EARTH SCIENCE

Space Science:
Journey to Jupiter

Earth and the Solar System

January

PHYSICAL SCIENCE

Phases of Matter:
Exploring Ice Caves

Structure and Properties
of Matter

February

LIFE SCIENCE

Adaptations:
Sticky Adaptations

Adaptation

March

ENGINEERING

Design Solutions:
Surfing Motorcycle

Optimizing the Design Solution

April

LIFE SCIENCE

Structure and Function:
Rats to the Rescue

Structure and Function

May

PHYSICAL SCIENCE

Forces and Motion/
Simple Machines:
Thrilling Rollercoaster
Rides!

Forces and Motion

Optimizing the Design Solution

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