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Fit standards-based science instruction into your curriculum!
Help your grade 5 students develop a genuine understanding of standards-based scientific concepts and vocabulary using the 150 engaging activities in Daily Science! A variety of rich resources, including vocabulary practice, hands-on science activities, and comprehension tests in multiple-choice format, help you successfully introduce students to earth, life, and physical science concepts.
30 weeks of instruction cover the following standards-based science topics:
Big Idea 1: Living things are made mostly of cells. Multicellular organisms have different cells that perform specialized functions-Week 1: Why are bones hard and muscles soft?-Week 2: Why does skin wrinkle in the bathtub?-Week 3: What happens if you swallow gum?-Week 4: How do people give blood without running out of it?-Week 5: Unit Review
Big Idea 2: An ecosystem is a community in which every living thing fills a role-Week 1: Why do earthworms like dirt?-Week 2: Why do pandas eat plants but polar bears eat meat?-Week 3: Is the lion really the king of the jungle?-Week 4: How can so many different plants live in the rainforest?-Week 5: Unit Review
Big Idea 3: Water covers most of the Earth's surface. It circulates between oceans and land in a process called the water cycle-Week 1: Do we really drink the same water that dinosaurs did?-Week 2: Why don't rivers and lakes soak into the ground?-Week 3: What makes the desert so dry?-Week 4: Can we run out of water?-Week 5: Unit Review
Big Idea 4: Gravity is the force that keeps planets in orbit around the sun, and the moon in orbit around Earth-Week 1: Why do we weigh more on Earth than on the moon?Week 2: What causes ocean tides?-Week 3: Why are planets round?-Week 4: Why don't planets crash into each other?-Week 5: Unit Review
Big Idea 5: Heat flows from warmer objects to cooler ones until both reach the same temperature-Week 1: How does a thermometer work?-Week 2: How does a microwave oven cook food?-Week 3: What causes hurricanes?-Week 4: How does a thermos work?-Week 5: Unit Review
Big Idea 6: When a new substance is made through a chemical reaction, it has properties that are different from the original substance-Week 1: What puts the fizz in soda?-Week 2: Why does metal rust?-Week 3: Why do batteries die?-Week 4: Why can't you light a match more than once?-Week 5: Unit Review