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Fifth Grade Science Curriculum

These are the curriculum objectives that will be tested on the Science EOG.

Science Goal 1 - Ecosystems
The learner will conduct investigations to build an understanding of the interdependence of plants and animals.
Science Goal 2 - Human Body Systems
The learner will make understand how structures and systems of organisms (to include the human body) perform functions necessary for life.
Science Goal 3 - Weather
The learner will conduct investigations and use appropriate technology to build an understanding of weather and climate.
Science Goal 4 - Motion and Design
The learner will conduct investigations and use appropriate technologies to build an understanding of forces and motion in technological designs.

Science Activities

Ecosystems
Human Body Systems
Weather
Motion and Design

Science Calendars

July August September October November December
January February March April May June

Science Study Guide

Weather Unit Study Guide
Weather Study Guide
Weather Vocabulary PowerPoint

Science Vocabulary Study Website

USJ Science Words - Quizlet.com

Science Glogsters

Work, Power, Simple Machines 
Motion, Forces
Newton's 1st Law of Motion - Inertia
Heat Transfer
How Does Your Body Move - Muscular & Skeletal System
Ecosystems
Glogster about Ecosystems
Physical & Chemical Changes in Matter

Ecosystems Interactive Websites

Build a Food Web Interactive/Scholastic
Food Fight, Brain Pop - Can be played with 2 player (Food Web)
Ocean Food Web - Build
Cool Projects Food Web Game
Making Food Chains
Producers, Consumers, Decomposers Game
Herbivores, Omnivores, Carnivores Game

Ecosystems Scholastic Video Jams Study Websites

Ecosystems
Primary Consumers
Food Chain Song
Lakes and Ponds
What is an Estuary?
Carbon Cycle
Carbon Dioxide Cycle
The Carbon Cycle Simplified
Kingdoms of Life
Photosynthesis
Aquatic Ecosystem
Changes in Ecosystems
Biomes
Food Chains
Food Webs
Population Growth
EcoSystems-WebQuest

Motion & Design Scholastic Video Jams Study Websites

Force & Motion
Gravity & Inertia
Newton's 1st Law Inertia
Newton's 2nd Law Acceleration
Newton's 3rd Law Action & Reaction
Energy & Matter
Physical & Chemical Changes in Matter

Weather Scholastic Video Jams Study Websites

 
Seasons
A Day on Earth
Clouds & Precipitation
Weather Instruments
Air Masses and Fronts
Air Pressure and Wind
Waves and Currents
The Water Cycle
Severe Storms
Heat
 
Condensation
 - Interactive

Science Websites

www.fantasticcontraptions.com
Interactive Weather Site - "Edheads"
Interactive Weather Maker"
Scholastic - Allows you to manipulate variables to change the weather
Interactive Body Jigsaws - Body Systems
Interactive - Food Chain Game