5th Grade Science

In the 5th grade science program, students will begin with an advanced scientific method introduction through application and inquiry based learning. When presented a real life problem, students will learn how to think scientifically to reach a conclusion and gain support. Students will work through a series of Earth, Physical, and Life sciences where they will apply their scientific thinking skills. Including this content, 5th grade students will enhance their:

  • Collaborative work
  • Critical thinking
  • Inference and observation based scientific thinking
  • Ability to design an effective experiment with a control and a variable
  • Basics of chemistry, physics, biology, and physical science

Program Details: 5th Grade
Week 1 Application and Inquiry The Scientific Method
Week 2 Earth Science The Solar System
Week 3 Earth Science Cycles and Patterns in the Solar System
Week 4 Earth Science Weather and Climate
Week 5 Earth Science Natural Processes and Landforms
Week 6 Earth Science Earth Science Project Week
Week 7 Physical Science Light Energy
Week 8 Physical Science Sound Energy
Week 9 Physical Science Force and Motion
Week 10 Physical Science Mixtures and Solutions
Week 11 Physical Science Physical Science Project Week
Week 12 Life Science Cell Biology
Week 13 Life Science Plant and Animal Cells
Week 14 Life Science Plant and Animal Systems
Week 15 Life Science Biological Change
Week 16 Life Science Life Science Project Week

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Other Program(s)
for This Grade:

5th Grade Math
5th Grade English

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