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How Do Weather and Climate Affect Our Lives?

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Microworlds– Unit Preparation

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Rocks and Minerals– Lesson 8: Shining a Light on the Minerals

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Life Cycle of Butterflies– Literacy Integration: Fiction

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Animal Studies– Observing Millipedes More Closely

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Soils– Using Alpha Boxes

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Ecosystems– Lesson 2: Setting up the Terrarium

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What Explains Similarities and Differences Between Organisms?

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Rocks and Minerals– Lesson 3: Learning More about Rocks

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Ecosystems– Lesson 7: Joining Terrarium and Aquarium

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Organisms– Literacy Integration

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Animal Studies– Materials Management

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Animal Studies–Science Vocabulary

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Land and Water– Literacy Extension

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Rocks and Minerals– Creating Take Home Field Guides

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Land and Water– Literacy Integration (Sharing Predictions)

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Life Cycle of Butterflies– Literacy Inegration: Nonfiction 2 - Multiple Intelligence Retell

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Rocks and Minerals– Incorporating Literacy

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Animal Studies– Materials and Organizations

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Life Cycle of Butterflies– Lesson 8: Observing the Crysalis

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