Earth and Space Science I

Detailed Table of Contents

UNIT 1: WEATHER

Lesson 1.1 - Weather and Climate

  • Weather
  • Temperature
  • Clouds
  • Wind
  • Humidity
  • Climate
  • Vocabulary

Lesson 1.2 - Weather Instruments

  • Weather
  • Thermometer
  • Weather Vane
  • Rain Gauge
  • Vocabulary

Lesson 1.3 - Extreme Weather Conditions

  • Storms
  • Thunderstorms
  • Hurricanes
  • Tornadoes
  • Blizzards
  • Droughts
  • Floods
  • Vocabulary

Lesson 1.4 - Clouds and Precipitation

  • Clouds
  • Types of Clouds
  • Cirrus Clouds
  • Stratus Clouds
  • Cumulus Clouds
  • Precipitation
  • Vocabulary

UNIT 2: IMPACTS OF WEATHER

Lesson 2.1 - Weather and Plants

  • Plants Change
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Vocabulary

Lesson 2.2 - Weather and Animals

  • Animals Change
  • Physical Adaptation
  • Behavioral Adaptation
  • How People Adapt
  • Vocabulary

Lesson 2.3 - Migration

  • What is Migration?
  • Why do Animals Migrate?
  • What Animals Migrate?
  • Vocabulary

Lesson 2.4 - Hibernation

  • What is Hibernation?
  • Why do Animals Hibernate?
  • What Animals Hibernate?
  • Vocabulary

 

UNIT 3: EARTH AND SUN

Lesson 3.1 - Our Sun

  • Our Sun
  • Heat
  • Sunlight
  • Moonlight
  • Shadows
  • Vocabulary

Lesson 3.2 - The Earth

  • The Globe
  • The Earth's Axis
  • The Equator
  • Rotation
  • Rising and Setting Sun
  • Revolution
  • The Moon
  • Seasons
  • Vocabulary

Lesson 3.3 - Seasons

  • What Causes the Seasons
  • The Four Seasons
  • Winter
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall (Autumn)
  • Opposite Seasons
  • No Seasons
  • Vocabulary

Lesson 3.4 - The Water Cycle

  • What is the Water Cycle?
  • The Four Steps
  • Evaporation
  • Condensation
  • Precipitation
  • Collection (Run-Off)
  • Start Over Again
  • Vocabulary

UNIT 4: NATURAL RESOURCES

Lesson 4.1 - Our Natural Resources

  • Natural Resources
  • Air and Water
  • Land
  • Animals
  • Others
  • Plants
  • Renewable Resources
  • Non-Renewable Resources
  • Vocabulary

Lesson 4.2 - Air and Water Quality

  • Pollution
  • Air Pollution
  • Water Pollution
  • Land Pollution
  • Vocabulary

Lesson 4.3 - Conserving Our Natural Resources

  • Natural Resources
  • Conservation
  • The Three R's
  • Reduce
  • Reuse
  • Recycle
  • Vocabulary