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Core Knowledge Science
- CKSci Unit 1: Light and Matter Grade 6 Science
- CKSci Unit 2: Thermal Energy Grade 6 Science
- CKSci Unit 3: Weather, Climate, and Water Cycling Grade 6 Science
- CKSci Unit 1: Chemical Reactions and Matter Grade 7 Science
- CKSci Unit 2: Chemical Reactions and Energy Grade 7 Science
- CKSci Unit 3: Metabolic Reactions Grade 7 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