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Grade 4 Topic A: Waste and our World

Recognize that human activity can lead to the production of wastes, and identify alternatives for the responsible use and disposal of materials.

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Grade 4 Topic B: Wheels and Levers

Demonstrate a practical understanding of wheels, gears and levers by constructing devices in which energy is transferred to produce motion.

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Grade 4 Topic C: Building Devices and Vehicles that move

Construct a mechanical device for a designated purpose, using materials and design suggestions provided. Explore and evaluate variations to the design of a mechanical device, demonstrating that control is an important element in the design and construction of that device.

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Grade 4 Topic D: Light and Shadows

Identify sources of light, describe the interaction of light with different materials, and infer the pathway of a light beam.

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Grade 4 Topic E: Plant Growth and Changes

Demonstrate knowledge and skills for the study, interpretation, propagation and enhancement of plant growth.

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