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      CURRICULUM TOPIC OVERVIEW: 5TH GRADE SCIENCE

     

    CHAPTER 1:

     

    THE NATURE OF

    SCIENCE

     

    LESSON 1

    WHAT DO SCIENTISTS DO?

    SCIENCE, ENGINEERING,

     AND TECHNOLOGY

     

    LESSON 2

    HOW DO SCIENTISTS INVESTIGATE?

    LESSON 3

    HOW DO SCIENTISTS GATHER AND INTERPRET DATA?

    LESSON 4

    HOW DO SCIENTISTS SUPPORT THEIR CONCLUSIONS?

     

    CHAPTER 2:

     

    DESIGN

    AND FUNCTION

     

    LESSON 1

    WHAT IS TECHNOLOGY?

    LESSON 2

    HOW DOES TECHNOLOGY IMITATE LIVING THINGS?

    LESSON 3

    WHAT IS THE DESIGN PROCESS?

     

     

     

     

    CHAPTER 11:

     

    FORCES AND MOTION

     

    LESSON 1

    WHAT IS FORCE?

     

    PSYSICAL SCIENCE

     

     

     

    LESSON 2

    WHAT ARE NEWTON'S LAWS?

    LESSON 3

    WHAT ARE MACHINES?

    CHAPTER 10:

     

    PROPERTIES OF

    MATTER

     

     

    LESSON 1

    WHAT IS MATTER MADE OF? (ATOM MODEL)

    LESSON 2

    HOW DO YOU DESCRIBE MATTER?

    LESSON 3

    WHAT ARE SOLIDS, LIQUIDS, AND GASES?

    LESSON 4

    WHAT ARE MIXTURES AND

    SOLUTIONS?

    LESSON 5

    HOW DOES MATTER CHANGE?

     

     

     

    CHAPTER 4:

     

    GROWTH & SURVIVAL

     

     

    LESSON 1

    WHAT PHYSICAL STRUCTURES DO LIVING THINGS HAVE?

    LIFE SCIENCE

    LESSON 2

    HOW DO ADAPTATIONS HELP PLANTS?

    LESSON 3

    HOW DO ADAPTATIONS HELP ANIMALS?

    LESSON 4

    WHAT IS THE LIFE CYCLE OF SOME ANIMALS?

     

     

     

    CHAPTER 6:

     

    ECOSYSTEMS

     

     

    LESSON 1

    WHAT ARE THE PARTS OF AN ECOSYSTEM?

     

     

    LIFE SCIENCE

     

    LESSON 2

    HOW DO ORGANISMS INTERACT IN AN ECOSYSTEM?

    LESSON 3

    HOW DO ECOSYSTEMS CHANGE?

    LESSON 4

    WHAT IMPACT DO HUMANS HAVE ON THE ECOSYSTEMS?

     

     

    CHAPTER 8:

     

    THE EARTH'S SURFACE

     

    LESSON 6

    WHAT ARE SOME ENERGY RESOURCES?

    EARTH SCIENCE

    LESSON 7

    WHAT IS CONTAMINATION?