Students learn about the Earth’s surface and its renewable and nonrenewable resources. They also explore the relationship between the Moon and the Earth, and the role the Sun plays is the water cycle.
By examining soil students learn about its properties and role in supporting plant growth. Students also observe events that cause slow changes in the Earth’s surface and learn about Earth’s renewable and nonrenewable resources.
Students learn about interpreting weather maps and information. They also learn about the Sun’s role in the water cycle and how patterns of the Moon and relate to cycles on the Earth.