SCIENCE

Astronomy

Meteorology

Rain Forest

  • to identify the layers of a rain forest
  • to identify plants and animals found in each layer
  • to recognize the importance of caring for our natural resources
  • to be aware of our dependence on the plants and animals of the rain forest
  • to understand threats to the rain forest and their worldwide effects
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Nutrition

  • to identify the five food groups
  • to understand healthy eating habits
  • to identify recommended daily servings for each food group
  • to use the food pyramid to plan nutritious and well balanced meals
  • to identify and promote healthy habits
  • to distinguish between fruits and vegetables
  • to identify vegetable plant parts
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Animals

  • to identify the five groups of vertebrates
  • to learn characteristics of each of the five groups
  • to identify some basic animal parts
  • to be able to classify animals into their particular vertebrate groups
  • to identify an animal's special features that help it survive in its environment
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Habitats

  • to identify special characteristics of a habitat
  • to identify specific animals that live in a given habitat
  • to identify specific plants that live in a given habitat
  • to identify a habitat's climate
  • to identify where given habitats are located around the world
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The Eyes

  • to identify how sight promotes learning, provides protection, and entertainment
  • to identify ways to keep our eyes safe
  • to identify the parts of the eye
  • to identify the function of each major eye part
  • to identify symptoms of eye problems
  • to identify the special tools a visually impaired person uses
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The Ears

  • to identify how hearing promotes learning, provides protection, and entertainment
  • to identify ways to keep our ears safe, prevent injuries, and maintain good hearing
  • to identify the parts of the ear
  • to identify the function of each major part of the ear
  • to identify symptoms of ear problems
  • to identify effective listening skills
  • to identify the special tools and aids used by the hearing impaired
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