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Alabama

Alabama Course of Study

Science 5

Units Covered:

  • Matter
  • Energy and Forces
  • Life Science
  • Earth and Space Science

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Alaska

Alaska Standards

Science 5

Units Covered:

  • Weather
  • Earth and Space
  • Energy Resources and Conservation
  • Forces and Simple Machines
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Matter
  • Ecosystems and Ecological Roles
  • Human Body
  • Nature of Science

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Arizona

Science 5

Units Covered:

  • Nature of Science
  • Life Science
  • Physical Science
  • Space
  • Forces

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Arkansas

Science 5

Units Covered:

  • Nature of Science
  • Life Science
  • Physical Science

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California

Science 5

Units Covered:

  • Physical Science
  • Life Science
  • Earth Science
  • Space Science
  • Nature of Science

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Colorado

Colorado State Standards

Science 5

Units Covered:

  • Physical Science
  • Life Science
  • Earth Science
  • Weather
  • Nature of Science

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Connecticut

Science 5

Units Covered:

  • Nature of Science
  • Physical Science
  • Life Science
  • Earth and Space Science

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Delaware

Science 5

Units Covered:

  • Weather
  • Earth and Space
  • Energy Resources and Conservation
  • Forces and Simple Machines
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Matter
  • Ecosystems and Ecological Roles
  • Human Body
  • Nature of Science

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Florida

Florida Standards

Science 5

Units Covered:

  • Outer Space
  • Weather
  • Properties of Matter
  • Energy, Electricity, and Forces
  • Human Body Systems, Plant and Animal Structures, and Adaptations
  • Nature of Science

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Georgia

 Georgia Performance Standards (GPS)

Science 5

Units Covered:

  • Nature of Science
  • Changes to Earth's Surface
  • Matter and Changes in Matter
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Life Sciences

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Hawaii

Science 5

Units Covered:

  • Weather
  • Earth and Space
  • Energy Resources and Conservation
  • Forces and Simple Machines
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Matter
  • Ecosystems and Ecological Roles
  • Human Body
  • Nature of Science

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Idaho

Science 5

Units Covered:

  • Weather
  • Earth and Space
  • Energy Resources and Conservation
  • Forces and Simple Machines
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Matter
  • Ecosystems and Ecological Roles
  • Human Body
  • Nature of Science

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Illinois

Science 5

Units Covered:

  • Weather
  • Earth and Space
  • Energy Resources and Conservation
  • Forces and Simple Machines
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Matter
  • Ecosystems and Ecological Roles
  • Human Body
  • Nature of Science

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Indiana

Indiana Academic Standards

Science 5

Units Covered:

  • Physical Science
  • Space Science
  • Life Science

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Iowa

Science 5

Units Covered:

  • Weather
  • Earth and Space
  • Energy Resources and Conservation
  • Forces and Simple Machines
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Matter
  • Ecosystems and Ecological Roles
  • Human Body
  • Nature of Science

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Kansas

Kansas College and Career Ready Standards

Science 5

Units Covered:

  • Weather
  • Earth and Space
  • Energy Resources and Conservation
  • Forces and Simple Machines
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Matter
  • Ecosystems and Ecological Roles
  • Human Body
  • Nature of Science

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Kentucky

Science 5

Units Covered:

  • Physical Science - Matter, Motion, and Forces
  • Physical Science - Energy
  • Earth/Space Science - Weather, Water, and Air
  • Earth/Space Science - Outer Space
  • Biological Science - Organisms
  • Biological Science - Ecosystems
  • Investigating Science

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Louisiana

Science 5

Units Covered:

  • Science as Inquiry
  • Matter
  • Motion, Forces, and Energy
  • Living Systems
  • Ecosystems
  • Structure of the Earth
  • Earth in the Solar System

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Maine

Science 5

Units Covered:

  • Weather
  • Earth and Space
  • Energy Resources and Conservation
  • Forces and Simple Machines
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Matter
  • Ecosystems and Ecological Roles
  • Human Body
  • Nature of Science

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Maryland

Science 5

Units Covered:

  • Nature of Science
  • Technology and Design
  • Earth and Space Science
  • Life Science
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Environmental Science

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Massachusetts

Science 5

Units Covered:

  • Weather
  • Earth's Materials and Processes of Change
  • Outer Space
  • Life Science
  • Physical Science
  • Technology and Engineering

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Michigan

Science 5

Units Covered:

  • Earth Systems
  • Organization of Living Things
  • Force and Motion
  • Science Processes

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Minnesota

Minnesota Academic Standards

Science 5

Units Covered:

  • Nature of Science
  • Physical Science
  • Earth and Space Science
  • Life Science

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Mississippi

Science 5

Units Covered:

  • Weather
  • Earth and Space
  • Energy Resources and Conservation
  • Forces and Simple Machines
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Matter
  • Ecosystems and Ecological Roles
  • Human Body
  • Nature of Science

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Missouri

Science 5

Units Covered:

  • Matter and Energy
  • Forces and Simple Machines
  • Life Science
  • Earth and Space Science
  • Nature of Science

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Montana

Science 5

Units Covered:

  • Weather
  • Earth and Space
  • Energy Resources and Conservation
  • Forces and Simple Machines
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Matter
  • Ecosystems and Ecological Roles
  • Human Body
  • Nature of Science

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Nebraska

Nebraska Standards

Science 5

Units Covered:

  • Weather
  • Earth and Space
  • Energy Resources and Conservation
  • Forces and Simple Machines
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Matter
  • Ecosystems and Ecological Roles
  • Human Body
  • Nature of Science

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Nevada

Science 5

Units Covered:

  • Weather
  • Earth and Space
  • Energy Resources and Conservation
  • Forces and Simple Machines
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Matter
  • Ecosystems and Ecological Roles
  • Human Body
  • Nature of Science

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New Hampshire

Science 5

Units Covered:

  • Weather
  • Earth and Space
  • Energy Resources and Conservation
  • Forces and Simple Machines
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Matter
  • Ecosystems and Ecological Roles
  • Human Body
  • Nature of Science

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New Jersey

Science 5

Units Covered:

  • Nature of Science
  • Matter
  • Forms of Energy
  • Electricity
  • Forces
  • Life Sciences
  • Outer Space
  • Earth's Surface and Materials
  • Weather

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New Mexico

Science 5

Units Covered:

  • Weather
  • Earth and Space
  • Energy Resources and Conservation
  • Forces and Simple Machines
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Matter
  • Ecosystems and Ecological Roles
  • Human Body
  • Nature of Science

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New York

Science 5

Units Covered:

  • Nature of Science
  • Earth Science
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Exploring Ecosystems

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North Carolina

Science 5

Units Covered:

  • Exploring Ecosystems
  • Changes To Earth's Surface
  • Weather and Climate
  • Forces and Motion

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North Dakota

Science 5

Units Covered:

  • Weather
  • Earth and Space
  • Energy Resources and Conservation
  • Forces and Simple Machines
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Matter
  • Ecosystems and Ecological Roles
  • Human Body
  • Nature of Science

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Ohio

Science 5

Units Covered:

  • Earth Science
  • Life Science
  • Physical Science
  • Nature of Science

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Oklahoma

Oklahoma Academic Standards

Science 5

Units Covered:

  • Science Processes and Inquiry
  • Physical Science
  • Life Science
  • Earth/Space Science

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Oregon

Science 5

Units Covered:

  • Structure and Function: Living and Non-Living Things
  • Interaction and Change
  • Scientific Inquiry and Engineering Design

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Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Common Core Standards

Science 5

Units Covered:

  • Chemistry and Physics
  • Earth and Space Science
  • Life Science
  • Technology and Systems
  • Nature of Science

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Rhode Island

Science 5

Units Covered:

  • Weather
  • Earth and Space
  • Energy Resources and Conservation
  • Forces and Simple Machines
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Matter
  • Ecosystems and Ecological Roles
  • Human Body
  • Nature of Science

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South Carolina

Science 5

Units Covered:

  • Scientific Inquiry
  • Ecosystems: Terrestrial and Aquatic
  • Landforms and Oceans
  • Properties of Matter
  • Forces and Motion

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South Dakota

Science 5

Units Covered:

  • Weather
  • Earth and Space
  • Energy Resources and Conservation
  • Forces and Simple Machines
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Matter
  • Ecosystems and Ecological Roles
  • Human Body
  • Nature of Science

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Tennessee

Science 5

Units Covered:

  • Nature of Science
  • Physical Science
  • Life Science
  • Earth and Space Science

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Texas

Texas Essential Skills and Knowledge

Science 5

Units Covered:

  • Force, Motion, and Energy
  • Earth's Resources and Changing Landscape
  • Organisms and Environments
  • Matter
  • Weather and Climate
  • Processes of Science

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Utah

Science 5

Units Covered:

  • Earth Science - Changes to Earth's Surface
  • Life Science - Traits and Adaptations
  • Physical Sciences - Physical and Chemical Changes
  • Physical Sciences - Electricity and Magnetism

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Vermont

Science 5

Units Covered:

  • Weather
  • Earth and Space
  • Energy Resources and Conservation
  • Forces and Simple Machines
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Matter
  • Ecosystems and Ecological Roles
  • Human Body
  • Nature of Science

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Virginia

Virginia Standards of Learning

Science 5

Units Covered:

  • Nature of Science
  • Physical Science
  • Matter
  • Living Systems
  • Earth and Space Science

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Washington

Science 5

Units Covered:

  • Nature of Science
  • Earth and Space Science
  • Characteristics and Adaptations of Living Things
  • Ecosystem Roles/Adapting to Change
  • Force, Motion and Energy
  • Properties of Matter

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West Virginia

Science 5

Units Covered:

  • Weather
  • Earth and Space
  • Energy Resources and Conservation
  • Forces and Simple Machines
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Matter
  • Ecosystems and Ecological Roles
  • Human Body
  • Nature of Science

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Wisconsin

Science 5

Units Covered:

  • Physical Science
  • Life Science
  • Earth and Space Science

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Wyoming

Science 5

Units Covered:

  • Weather
  • Earth and Space
  • Energy Resources and Conservation
  • Forces and Simple Machines
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Matter
  • Ecosystems and Ecological Roles
  • Human Body
  • Nature of Science

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