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- CKSci Unit 1: Investigating Matter Grade 5 Science
- CKSci Unit 2: Energy and Matter in Ecosystems Grade 5 Science
- CKSci Unit 3: Modeling Earth’s Systems Grade 5 Science
- CKSci Unit 5: Astronomy: Space Systems Grade 5 Science
- CKSci Unit 4: Protecting Earth’s Resources Grade 5 Science
- CKSci Unit 6: Human Hormones and Reproduction Grade 5 Science
- CKSci Unit 1: Light and Matter Grade 6 Science
- CKSci Unit 1: Contact Forces Grade 8 Science
- CKSci Unit 2: Thermal Energy Grade 6 Science
- CKSci Unit 2: Sound Waves￼ Grade 8 Science
- CKSci Unit 3: Weather, Climate, and Water Cycling Grade 6 Science
- CKSci Unit 3: Forces at a Distance￼ Grade 8 Science