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Elementary Elementary Science Grade 5

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The Elementary Science Grade 5 course will spark curiosity in students and build a solid foundation in concepts across many types of sciences including Earth Science, Life Science, and Physical Science. Students will engage in science and engineering practices by asking questions, defining problems, developing and using models, planning and conducting investigations, analyzing and interpreting data, using mathematics and informational technology, constructing explanations, designing solutions, engaging in scientific arguments using evidence, and communicating results. A framework of active student learning supports and allows students to engage, explore, explain, elaborate, and evaluate throughout all courses. This dynamic format will help students build their own understanding from experiences and new ideas in order to facilitate a better understanding of the world around them.

Segment One

Module 01 - Properties of Matter

  • What's the matter?
  • States and Properties of Matter
  • The Mystery of Mass
  • Weighing in on Mass
  • What's so basic about volume?
  • Pump up the Volume

Module 02 - Mixtures

  • Mixtures of Solids
  • Does it dissolve?
  • Mixtures in Water
  • Rate of Dissolving

Module 03 - Atoms

  • Building Blocks of Matter
  • A Model of Matter

Module 04 - Changes in Matter

  • Turning up the Heat
  • Chemical Change

Module 05 - Energy

  • Energy for Motion and Change
  • Light and Heat Energy
  • Sound Energy
  • Electrical Energy
  • Chemical Energy
  • Mechanical Energy

Module 06 - Force and Motion

  • Forces That Move
  • Falling to Earth
  • The Force of Friction
  • Forces and Motion
  • Forces and Mass
  • Balancing the Forces

Module 07 - Forms of Energy

  • It's electric!
  • Let's get this train moving!
  • The Circus of Circuits
  • Electrical Changes
  • Investigating Electricity
  • Attracting an Uncharged Object
  • Investigating Charges

Segment Two

Module 08 - Solar System and Galaxies

  • What makes up a galaxy?
  • The Solar System
  • The Sun, Stars, and Patterns
  • Characteristics of Planets
  • Inner and Outer Planets

Module 09 - Water Cycle

  • Different Forms of Precipitation
  • All the way up!
  • Precipitation and Weather
  • The Water Cycle
  • Changing of States in the Water Cycle
  • Modeling the Water Cycle
  • The Importance of the Ocean
  • Making the Connections

Module 10 - Weather

  • Talking About the Weather
  • Components That Determine Weather
  • Components Working Together
  • Emergency Preparedness Plan

Module 11 - Climate

  • The Climate Zones
  • Climates and Characteristics
  • Life, Water, Air, and Land
  • Weather and Environments

Module 12 - Adaptations

  • Surviving in Different Environments
  • What about the plants?
  • Plants and Animals
  • What's the difference?
  • Moving Matter
  • Protecting Earth's Resources

Module 13 - Human Body Organs and Functions

  • The Brain, Heart, and Lungs
  • The Body's Functions
  • The Kidneys and Bladder
  • Building Muscles
  • The Reproductive Organs

Module 14 - Organism Structure, Function, and Comparison

  • Plant and Animal Structures
  • Comparing Plants and Animals