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Science Topics!

5th Grade Next Generation Science Standards 

INTRODUCTION: lab safety, tools and measurement 

ECOSYSTEMS: plant structures/ functions, photosynthesis, food chains, food webs, and symbiotic relationships.

LIGHT: transmission, reflection, refraction, absorption

FORCES & MOTION: push, pull, friction, contact & non-contact forces, gravity, and the relationship between mass/speed. 

EARTH & SPACE: characteristics of Earth, day & night, rotation & revolution of Earth, inner vs. outer planets, and recent discoveries. 

SOUND: what causes sound, transmission, absorption, and reflection of sound.

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