Science

Note: The outline and order shown here is to help you get a general idea of what we learn in fifth grade. However, please be aware that the exact topics, order and materials used may vary in order to best meet the needs of the 5CK learners.

Physical science: Structure and properties of matter

  • Matter
  • States of Matter
  • Properties of Matter
  • Hardness
  • Magnetism
  • Electrical Conductivity
  • Thermal Conductivity
  • Solubility
  • Heating
  • Cooking
  • Changing States of Water
  • Mixtures
  • Chemical Changes
  • Chemical Reactions¬†

Life Science: Matter & Energy in Organisms and ecosystems

  • What Plants Need
  • How Plants Get Energy
  • Materials for Plant Growth
  • Growing Crops
  • Hydroponics
  • Why Animals Need Food
  • Desert Food Chain
  • Desert Food Web
  • Decomposters
  • Cycles of Matter
  • Tallgrass Prairie Ecosystem
  • Grassland Populations and Communities
  • Interactions in a Model Pond
  • Plants Invade?
  • Animals Invade!
  • Conservation

Earth Science: Earth & Space Systems

  • Earth’s Major Systems
  • The Geosphere
  • The Hydrosphere
  • The Atmosphere
  • The Biosphere
  • Earth’s Systems Interact
  • OCean Ecosystems
  • The Ocean Shapes the Land
  • The Ocean Affects Climate
  • Landforms and Weather Patterns
  • The Atmosphere and Landforms
  • Water on Earth
  • Graphing Water Data
  • Humans Impact the Land
  • Humans Impact Vegetation
  • Earth’s Resources
  • Humans Impact Water
  • Humans Impact Air
  • Humans Impact Space
  • Protecting Land, Air and Water
  • Renewable Energy Resources
  • Using Solar Energy
  • Gravity on Earth
  • Earth, Sun and Moon
  • Our Star: The Sun
  • Apparent Brightness
  • Day and Night
  • Apparent Motion
  • Sunlight and Shadows
  • Revolution and the Seasons
  • Earth’s Orbit and the Night Sky
  • Moon Motions
  • Moon Phases

Resources

Scholastic Ordering

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5CK Super Star Values

  • Communication
  • Collaboration
  • Critical Thinking
  • Creativity
  • Curiousity