Fifth Grade

Fifth Grade Science Curriculum Content Timeline

School Year 2015 - 2016

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Some weeks will include two different topics depending on number of days assigned. This template is to be used as a rough gauge for pacing. 

Dates

Topic

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Concepts

Week 1

August 15 - 19

Unit 1:  Big Idea 1

Evidence, Claims and Reasoning

 

Science Safety

Constructing Scientific Understandings

Week 2

August 22 - 26

Constructing Scientific Understandings

Week 3

August 29 - September 2

Unit 2: Big Idea 8

Properties of Matter

 

Matter and its Properties

Week 4

September 6 - 9

Mixtures

Week 5

September 12 - 16

Solutions

Week 6

September 20 - 23

Changes in Matter

Week 7

September 26 - 30

Changes in Matter

Week 8

October 3 - 7

Unit 3:  Big Idea 10

Forms of Energy

 

Unit 3: Big Idea 11

Energy Transfer and Transformations

 

Understanding Energy

Week 9

October 10 - 14

Understanding Energy

Optional Interim Assessment - IBTP (Pending Board Approval)

Week 10

October 18 – 21

Forms of Energy

Week 11

October 24 - 28

Forms of Energy

Electrical Energy Transformations

Week 12

October 31 - November 4

Electrical Energy Transformations

Week 13

November 7 - 10

Unit 4:  Big Idea 13

Forces and Changes in Motion

Understanding Forces

Week 14

November 14 - 18

Understanding Forces

Thanksgiving Break

November 21 – 25

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Week 15

November 28 - Dec. 2

Unit 4:  Big Idea 13

Forces and Changes in Motion

 

Changes in Motion

Week 16

December 5 - 9

Changes in Motion 

Week  17

December 12 - 16

Unit 5:  Big Idea 7

Earth Systems and Patterns

The Water Cycle

Winter Holidays

December 17  – January 2

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Week 18

January 3 - 6

 

Unit 5:  Big Idea 7

Earth Systems and Patterns

 

Weather

Week 19

January 9 - 12

Weather

Week 20

January 17 – 20

Climate

Week 21

January 23 – 27

Climate

Week 22

January 30 - February 3

Unit 6:  Big Idea 5

Earth in Space and Time

 

Planets

Week 23

February 6 – 10 

Solar System

Week 24

February 13 - 17

Galaxies

Week 25

February 20 - 24

Unit 7:  Big Ideas 14

Organization and Development of Living Organisms

 

Organs in the Human Body

Week 26

February 27- March 3

Organs and other Physical Structures in Living Organisms

Week 27

March 6 - 10

Organs and other Physical Structures in Living Organisms

Week 28

March 13 - 17

Unit 8:  Big Idea 15

Diversity and Evolution of Living Organisms

Adaptations and Heredity

Spring Break

March 20 – 24

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Week 29

March 27 - April 2

Unit 8:  Big Idea 15

Diversity and Evolution of Living Organisms

Unit 8:  Big Idea 17

Interdependence 

 

Adaptations and Heredity

Week 30

April 3 - 7 

Effects of Environmental Change

to Living Organisms

Week 31

April 10 - 13

Effects of Environmental Change

to Living Organisms

Week  32

April 17 – 21

SSA Review

See Review Stations

 

SSA Practice/Review***

SEE REVIEW STATION ACTIVITIES

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

Week 33

April 24 – 28

SSA Practice/Review***

SEE REVIEW STATION ACTIVITIES

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

Week 34

May 1 - 5

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Unit 9:  Big Idea 1/Practice of Science/Independent Project

Science Fair Info

Week 35

May 8 – 12

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Unit 9:  Big Idea 1/Practice of Science/Independent Project

Science Fair Info

Week 36

May 15 - 19

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Unit 9:  Big Idea 1/Practice of Science/Independent Project

Week 37

May 22 - 26

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Unit 9:  Big Idea 1/Practice of Science/Independent Project

Week 38

May 29 - June 2

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Unit 9:  Big Idea 1/Practice of Science/Independent Project 

 

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