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 Physical Science:
 Properties of Matter, Tension, Buoyancy of Water, Buoyancy of Air,  Balanced/Unbalanced Forces
 Life Science :
 Buoyancy in Plant Life, Photosynthesis

NATIONAL SCIENCE STANDARDS (Grades 5-8)

 Science as Inquiry- Content Standard A
 Students will collect observational data and think critically about cause and effect  relationships.
 Students will establish a relationship between evidence and explanation through  modeling.
 Physical Science - Content Standard B
 Students will explore properties of matter such as tension.
 Students will observe balanced and unbalanced forces and the resulting motion of an  object.
 Life Science - Content Standard C
 Students will learn about a specialized group of plant cells that specifically function  for flotation.
 Students will understand how abiotic factors, such as sunlight, can affect plant  population growth

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