November/December - What in the world is matter? What isn't? What different states of matter are there? Describe matter in its different states. Describe the atoms of different states of matter. Describe a physical change in matter. What evidence do you have that a physical change has occurred? Describe a chemical reaction of matter. What evidence do you have that a chemical reaction has occurred? September/October - What is Heredity? What traits are inherited by offspring from their parents? What characteristics are learned behaviors? Describe the life cycle of an organism that does not initially resemble its parents. Describe characteristicsthat give a species a survival advantage in a particular environment. What will/did you see at the aquarium on October 4?
August - What is the Scientific Method? Why and how do I use the Scientific Method?