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Core Knowledge Science
- CKSci Unit 1: Sun, Moon, and Stars Grade 1 Science
- CKSci Unit 2: Plant and Animal Survival Grade 1 Science
- CKSci Unit 3: Exploring Light and Sound Grade 1 Science
- CKSci Unit 4: Simple Machines Grade 1 Science
- CKSci Unit 5: Human Body Systems Grade 1 Science
- CKSci Unit 1: Contact Forces Grade 8 Science
- CKSci Unit 2: Sound Waves Grade 8 Science
- CKSci Unit 3: Forces at a Distance Grade 8 Science
- CKSci Unit 4: Earth in Space Grade 8 Science
- CKSci Unit 5: Genetics Grade 8 Science
- CKSci Unit 6: Natural Selection and Common Ancestry Grade 8 Science