## UNIT 1: SCIENCE SKILLS

Lesson 1.1 - Science Investigation

• What is Science?
• Science Investigation
• The Scientific Method
• Question
• Research
• Hypothesis
• Experiment
• Analyze Results
• Conclusion
• Report Results

Lesson 1.2 - Engineering Design

• Science
• Engineering Design
• Problem
• Research
• Brainstorm Solutions
• Create and Test
• Analyze Results
• Redesign
• Finalize
• Report

Lesson 1.3 - Variables

• Science
• Observation
• Compare and Contrast
• Variables
• Controls
• Constants
• Cause and Effect
• Patterns
• Constraints
• Solutions

Lesson 1.4 - Measuring

• Measuring
• Precision
• Scientific Notation
• Units of Measure
• Distance
• Length and Width
• Volume
• Mass and Weight
• Temperature
• Elapsed Time

Lesson 1.5 - Recording Information

• Data
• Tables
• Graphs
• Bar Graphs
• Line Graphs
• Pictographs
• Scatterplots
• Measures of Central Tendency
• Frequency Distribution Table
• Line Plot
• Histogram
• Pie Chart

## UNIT 2: SAMPLE INVESTIGATIONS AND DESIGNS

Lesson 2.1 - Doing an Experiment

• Question
• Research
• Hypothesis
• Experiment
• Independent Variable
• Dependent Variable
• Constants
• Control
• Cause and Effect
• Repeated Trials
• Results
• Another Question

Lesson 2.2 - Doing a Second Experiment

• Scientific Method
• Question
• Research
• Hypothesis
• Experiment
• Independent Variable
• Dependent Variable
• Constants
• Control
• Cause and Effect
• Repeated Trials
• Results
• Another Question

Lesson 2.3 - Creating an Engineering Design

• Engineering Design
• Problem
• Criteria
• Constraints
• Research
• Brainstorm
• Create and Test
• Redesign
• Retest
• Redesign and Retest
• Meeting the Criteria
• Final Design

Lesson 2.4 - Improving the Engineering Design

• Engineering Design
• Problem
• Criteria
• Constraints
• Research
• Brainstorm
• Create and Test
• Redesign
• Retest
• Redesign and Retest
• Meeting the Criteria
• Final Design
• Future Design Changes

Lesson 2.5 - Analyzing Results

• Data
• Tables
• Control
• Bar Graph
• Predicting Results
• Horizontal Bar Graphs
• Line Graphs

## UNIT 3: SCIENCE AND SOCIETY

Lesson 3.1 - Scientific Fields

• Branches of Science
• Earth and Space Science
• Life Science
• Physical Science
• Social Science
• Formal Science
• Branches of Engineering
• Chemical Engineering
• Electrical Engineering
• Mechanical Engineering
• Civil Engineering
• Technology
• STEM

Lesson 3.2 - Careers in Science

• Scientists
• Engineers
• Technologists
• Greek Suffixes
• Astronomer
• Geologist
• Oceanographer
• Meteorologist
• Biologist
• Chemist
• Physicist
• Mathematician

Lesson 3.3 - Science Tools

• Tools
• Glassware
• Pipette
• Petri Dish
• Heaters
• Incubators
• Ruler
• Mass and Weight
• Time
• Optical Tools
• Microscope
• Binoculars and Telescopes
• Weather Tools
• Living Things
• Electronic Devices

Lesson 3.4 - Safety

• Safety
• Act Responsibly
• Using Chemicals
• No Eating
• Using Glassware
• Heat
• Electricity
• Safety Gear
• Location
• Live Subjects
• Accidents

Lesson 3.5 - Discoveries and Inventions

• Discoveries
• Center of the Universe
• Antibiotics
• Inventions
• Electricity
• Printing Press
• Modern Plumbing
• Engines
• Automobiles
• Airplanes
• Refrigerators
• Plastic
• Negative Consequences
• Conclusion

Lesson 3.6 - The Future of Science

• STEM
• Television
• Telephones
• Computers
• Medicine
• Artificial Limbs
• Food
• Energy
• Seatbelts
• The Future