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Alabama

Alabama Course of Study

Science 6

Units Covered:

  • Earth's Structure and Cycles
  • Weather
  • Earth's Processes
  • Space

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Alaska

Alaska Standards

Science 6

Units Covered:

  • Outer Space
  • Earth's Structure / Plate Tectonics
  • Energy in the Earth System
  • Shaping Earth's Surface
  • Electricity
  • Heat
  • Air and Aerodynamics/ Flight
  • Diversity of Life
  • Resources
  • Nature of Science

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Arizona

Science 6

Units Covered:

  • Nature of Science
  • Environmental Change
  • Structures of Living Things
  • Heat and Energy
  • The Earth

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Arkansas

Science 6

Units Covered:

  • Outer Space
  • Earth's Structure / Plate Tectonics
  • Energy in the Earth System
  • Shaping Earth's Surface
  • Electricity
  • Heat
  • Air and Aerodynamics / Flight
  • Diversity of Life
  • Resources
  • Nature of Science

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California

Science 6

Units Covered:

  • Plate Tectonics and Earth's Structure
  • Shaping Earth's Surface
  • Heat
  • Energy in the Earth System
  • Ecology
  • Resources
  • Investigation and Experimentation

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Colorado

Colorado State Standards

Science 6

Units Covered:

  • Physical Science
  • Life Science
  • Earth's Surface
  • Water and Natural Resources
  • Nature of Science

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Connecticut

Science 6

Units Covered:

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

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Delaware

Science 6

Units Covered:

  • Outer Space
  • Earth's Structure / Plate Tectonics
  • Energy in the Earth System
  • Shaping Earth's Surface
  • Electricity
  • Heat
  • Air and Aerodynamics / Flight
  • Diversity of Life
  • Resources
  • Nature of Science

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Florida

Florida Standards

Science 6

Units Covered:

  • Earth's Changing Surface
  • Earth Systems and Weather Patterns
  • Energy, Forces, and Motion
  • Organization of Living Things
  • Nature of Science

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Georgia

Georgia Performance Standards (GPS)

Science 6

Units Covered:

  • Nature of Science
  • Space Science
  • Water and Weather
  • Earth's Structure and Resources
  • Earth's Changing Surface

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Hawaii

Science 6

Units Covered:

  • Outer Space
  • Earth's Structure / Plate Tectonics
  • Energy in the Earth System
  • Shaping Earth's Surface
  • Electricity
  • Heat
  • Air and Aerodynamics / Flight
  • Diversity of Life
  • Resources
  • Nature of Science

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Idaho

Science 6

Units Covered:

  • Outer Space
  • Earth's Structure / Plate Tectonics
  • Energy in the Earth System
  • Shaping Earth's Surface
  • Electricity
  • Heat
  • Air and Aerodynamics / Flight
  • Diversity of Life
  • Resources
  • Nature of Science

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Illinois

Science 6

Units Covered:

  • Outer Space
  • Earth's Structure / Plate Tectonics
  • Energy in the Earth System
  • Shaping Earth's Surface
  • Electricity
  • Heat
  • Air and Aerodynamics / Flight
  • Diversity of Life
  • Resources
  • Nature of Science

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Indiana

Indiana Academic Standards

Science 6

Units Covered:

  • Earth Science
  • Life Science
  • Physical Science

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Iowa

Science 6

Units Covered:

  • Outer Space
  • Earth's Structure / Plate Tectonics
  • Energy in the Earth System
  • Shaping Earth's Surface
  • Electricity
  • Heat
  • Air and Aerodynamics / Flight
  • Diversity of Life
  • Resources
  • Nature of Science

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Kansas

Science 6

Units Covered:

  • Outer Space
  • Earth's Structure / Plate Tectonics
  • Energy in the Earth System
  • Shaping Earth's Surface
  • Electricity
  • Heat
  • Air and Aerodynamics / Flight
  • Diversity of Life
  • Resources
  • Nature of Science

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Kentucky

Science 6

Units Covered:

  • Outer Space
  • Earth's Structure / Plate Tectonics
  • Energy in the Earth System
  • Shaping Earth's Surface
  • Electricity
  • Heat
  • Air and Aerodynamics / Flight
  • Diversity of Life
  • Resources
  • Nature of Science

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Louisiana

Science 6

Units Covered:

  • Outer Space
  • Earth's Structure / Plate Tectonics
  • Energy in the Earth System
  • Shaping Earth's Surface
  • Electricity
  • Heat
  • Air and Aerodynamics / Flight
  • Diversity of Life
  • Resources
  • Nature of Science

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Maine

Science 6

Units Covered:

  • Outer Space
  • Earth's Structure / Plate Tectonics
  • Energy in the Earth System
  • Shaping Earth's Surface
  • Electricity
  • Heat
  • Air and Aerodynamics / Flight
  • Diversity of Life
  • Resources
  • Nature of Science

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Maryland

Science 6

Units Covered:

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

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Massachusetts

Science 6

Units Covered:

  • Earth Science
  • Space Science
  • Life Science
  • Physical Science

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Michigan

Science 6

Units Covered:

  • Matter and Energy
  • Ecosystems
  • Plate Tectonics and Fossils
  • Solid Earth
  • Science Processes

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Minnesota

Minnesota Academic Standards

Science 6

Units Covered:

  • Nature of Science and Engineering
  • Matter
  • Motion
  • Energy

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Mississippi

Science 6

Units Covered:

  • Outer Space
  • Earth's Structure / Plate Tectonics
  • Energy in the Earth System
  • Shaping Earth's Surface
  • Electricity
  • Heat
  • Air and Aerodynamics / Flight
  • Diversity of Life
  • Resources
  • Nature of Science

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Missouri

Science 6

Units Covered:

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

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Montana

Science 6

Units Covered:

  • Outer Space
  • Earth's Structure / Plate Tectonics
  • Energy in the Earth System
  • Shaping Earth's Surface
  • Electricity
  • Heat
  • Air and Aerodynamics / Flight
  • Diversity of Life
  • Resources
  • Nature of Science

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Nebraska

Nebraska Standards

Science 6

Units Covered:

  • Outer Space
  • Earth's Structure / Plate Tectonics
  • Energy in the Earth System
  • Shaping Earth's Surface
  • Electricity
  • Heat
  • Air and Aerodynamics / Flight
  • Diversity of Life
  • Resources
  • Nature of Science

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Nevada

Science 6

Units Covered:

  • Outer Space
  • Earth's Structure / Plate Tectonics
  • Energy in the Earth System
  • Shaping Earth's Surface
  • Electricity
  • Heat
  • Air and Aerodynamics / Flight
  • Diversity of Life
  • Resources
  • Nature of Science

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New Hampshire

Science 6

Units Covered:

  • Outer Space
  • Earth's Structure / Plate Tectonics
  • Energy in the Earth System
  • Shaping Earth's Surface
  • Electricity
  • Heat
  • Air and Aerodynamics / Flight
  • Diversity of Life
  • Resources
  • Nature of Science

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New Jersey

Science 6

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 6

Units Covered:

  • Outer Space
  • Earth's Structure / Plate Tectonics
  • Energy in the Earth System
  • Shaping Earth's Surface
  • Electricity
  • Heat
  • Air and Aerodynamics / Flight
  • Diversity of Life
  • Resources
  • Nature of Science

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New York

Science 6

Units Covered:

  • Diversity of Life
  • Interdependence
  • Weather
  • Matter
  • Energy Transformations and Mechanical Systems
  • Nature of Science

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North Carolina

Science 6

Units Covered:

  • Nature of Science
  • The Lithosphere
  • Cycling of Matter
  • Solar System
  • Energy Transfers
  • Population Dynamics

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North Dakota

Science 6

Units Covered:

  • Outer Space
  • Earth's Structure / Plate Tectonics
  • Energy in the Earth System
  • Shaping Earth's Surface
  • Electricity
  • Heat
  • Air and Aerodynamics / Flight
  • Diversity of Life
  • Resources
  • Nature of Science

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Ohio

Science 6

Units Covered:

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

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Oklahoma

Oklahoma Academic Standards

Science 6

Units Covered:

  • Outer Space
  • Earth's Structure / Plate Tectonics
  • Energy in the Earth System
  • Shaping Earth's Surface
  • Electricity
  • Heat
  • Air and Aerodynamics / Flight
  • Diversity of Life
  • Resources
  • Nature of Science

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Oregon

Science 6

Units Covered:

  • Outer Space
  • Earth's Structure / Plate Tectonics
  • Energy in the Earth System
  • Shaping Earth's Surface
  • Electricity
  • Heat
  • Air and Aerodynamics / Flight
  • Diversity of Life
  • Resources
  • Nature of Science

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Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Common Core Standards

Science 6

Units Covered:

  • Life Science
  • Matter
  • Chemistry and Physics
  • Earth's Structure
  • Space Science
  • Technology and Engineering
  • Nature of Science

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Rhode Island

Science 6

Units Covered:

  • Outer Space
  • Earth's Structure / Plate Tectonics
  • Energy in the Earth System
  • Shaping Earth's Surface
  • Electricity
  • Heat
  • Air and Aerodynamics / Flight
  • Diversity of Life
  • Resources
  • Nature of Science

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South Carolina

Science 6

Units Covered:

  • Outer Space
  • Earth's Structure / Plate Tectonics
  • Energy in the Earth System
  • Shaping Earth's Surface
  • Electricity
  • Heat
  • Air and Aerodynamics / Flight
  • Diversity of Life
  • Resources
  • Nature of Science

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South Dakota

Science 6

Units Covered:

  • Outer Space
  • Earth's Structure / Plate Tectonics
  • Energy in the Earth System
  • Shaping Earth's Surface
  • Electricity
  • Heat
  • Air and Aerodynamics / Flight
  • Diversity of Life
  • Resources
  • Nature of Science

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Tennessee

Science 6

Units Covered:

  • Nature of Science
  • Energy and Electricity
  • Weather
  • Interdependence
  • Outer Space

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Texas

Texas Essential Skills and Knowledge

Science 6

Units Covered:

  • Matter
  • Earth's Structure and Resources
  • Energy, Force, and Motion
  • Space
  • Organisms and Environments
  • Nature of Science

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Utah

Science 6

Units Covered:

  • Outer Space
  • Earth's Structure / Plate Tectonics
  • Energy in the Earth System
  • Shaping Earth's Surface
  • Electricity
  • Heat
  • Air and Aerodynamics / Flight
  • Diversity of Life
  • Resources
  • Nature of Science

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Vermont

Science 6

Units Covered:

  • Outer Space
  • Earth's Structure / Plate Tectonics
  • Energy in the Earth System
  • Shaping Earth's Surface
  • Electricity
  • Heat
  • Air and Aerodynamics / Flight
  • Diversity of Life
  • Resources
  • Nature of Science

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Virginia

Virginia Standards of Learning

Science 6

Units Covered:

  • Nature of Science
  • Atmosphere and Weather
  • Matter
  • Energy and Resources
  • Space
  • Watersheds

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Washington

Science 6

Units Covered:

  • Force and Motion
  • Properties of Matter
  • Energy
  • Space Science
  • Earth's Systems
  • Dynamic Earth
  • Living Organisms
  • Ecosystems
  • Biological Evolution

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West Virginia

Science 6

Units Covered:

  • Outer Space
  • Earth's Structure / Plate Tectonics
  • Energy in the Earth System
  • Shaping Earth's Surface
  • Electricity
  • Heat
  • Air and Aerodynamics / Flight
  • Diversity of Life
  • Resources
  • Nature of Science

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Wisconsin

Science 6

Units Covered:

  • Physical Science
  • Earth and Space Science
  • Life Science

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Wyoming

Science 6

Units Covered:

  • Outer Space
  • Earth's Structure / Plate Tectonics
  • Energy in the Earth System
  • Shaping Earth's Surface
  • Electricity
  • Heat
  • Air and Aerodynamics / Flight
  • Diversity of Life
  • Resources
  • Nature of Science

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