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Second graders study the states of matter and how they transform through heating and cooling.
Fifth graders get an up-close view of animal and plant life by examining the structure of cells.
Fourth graders study electrical circuits as well as the properties of conductors and insulators.
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Third graders learn about planets, stars, suns, and moons and the workings of the solar system.
First graders learn how to use their five senses to observe changes in living and nonliving objects.
When teachers assign projects, parents are often unsure how much they're expected to help, particularly if the child seems overwhelmed by the assignment.
Preschool teachers introduce scientific concepts by capitalizing on children's innate curiosity about the world.