Daily Science, Grade 5

Tác giả: Evan Moor

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

  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Evan-Moor Educational Publishers; 15033rd edition (April 1, 2010)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 193 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1596739290
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1596739291
  • Reading age ‏ : ‎ 8 - 12 years
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 1.2 pounds
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 8.3 x 0.6 x 10.7 inches