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WEEK 1 - SEPTEMBER 3-6, 2019

Welcoming of Students!  Assigning student textbooks and Scholastic magazine subscription notice.

Science To Brag About 

Students will look at a variety of science disciplines and determine their branch.

WEEK 2 - SEPTEMBER 9-12, 2019

Unit 1.1: Our Respiratory System p.2-3

Objective: Identify the main parts of the respiratory system and their function.

Unit 1.2: Breathe In, Breathe Out p.4-5

Objective: Explain the mechanism of breathing.

Activity 1.1: The Lung Machine p.1-3

Aim: To set up a lung model and understand how our lungs work when we breathe

Activity 1.2: I'll Huff and I'll Puff p.4

Aim: To measure the required amounts of water and the volume of air exhaled

WEEK 3 - SEPTEMBER 16-20, 2019

Unit 1.3: Common Illnesses Related To Our Respiratory System p.6-7

Objective: Recognize common illnesses related to the respiratory system.

Unit 1.4: Keeping Our Respiratory System Healthy p.8

Objective: Describe ways to keep our respiratory system healthy and explain how breathing and movement are interrelated.

Unit 1.5: Animal Respiratory System p.9-11

Objective: Recognize the respiratory system in some animals.

Activity 1.3: Fishy Business p.5-6

Aim: To study the respiratory system of a fish

At A Glance Flow Chart p.12 Science Glossary p.14

HW: Unit 1 Self-Check (handout)

Unit 2.1: Parts of The Circulatory System and Their Function p.16-17

Objective: Identify the main parts of the circulatory system and their functions.

Unit 2.2: Journey of Blood in Our Body p.18

Objective: Explain the path of blood from the heart to all parts of the body and from all parts of the body to the heart.

Unit 2.3: Pulse p.19

Objective: Experiment and explain the effects of exercise and rest on the pulse rate.

HW: REVIEW FOR TEST - THURSDAY, OCT 3

(Unit 1: Our Respiratory System and Unit 2: The Circulatory System)

WEEK 4 - SEPTEMBER 23-27, 2019

Activity 2.1: Go With The Flow p.7-8

Aim: To describe the movement of blood in the human circulatory system

Activity 2.2: Run For Your Life! p.9-10

Aim: To learn how to make and use a pulse detector

Activity 2.3: The Ups and Downs of Life p.11-12

Aim: To observe how exercise affects the heart rate of a person

Unit 2.4: Illnesses Related To Our Circulatory System p.20-21

Objective: Recognize diseases related to the circulatory system and abnormalities in the organs of the circulatory system. 

Unit 2.5: Keeping Our Circulatory System Healthy p.22

Objective: Recognize ways we can care for our circulatory system.

Unit 2.6: Relationship Between The Digestive, Circulatory and Respiratory Systems p.23

Objective: Relate the function of the circulatory system to that of the digestive and respiratory systems.

Activity 2.4: Relationship Between Circulatory, Digestive and Respiratory Systems p.13-14

Aim: To understand the relationship between the functions of the circulatory, digestive and respiratory system

At A Glance Flow Chart p.24 Science Glossary p.26

HW: Unit 2 Self-Check (handout)

Review Unit 1: Our Respiratory System and Unit 2: The Circulatory System 

HW: REVIEW FOR TEST - THURSDAY, OCT 3

(Unit 1: Our Respiratory System and Unit 2: The Circulatory System)

WEEK 5 - SEPTEMBER 30 - OCTOBER 4, 2019

Continue Review Unit 1: Our Respiratory System and Unit 2: The Circulatory System 

Circulatory System Crossword - "Go With The Flow"

Unit 1: Our Respiratory System and Unit 2: The Circulatory System TEST

Unit 4.1: Different Kinds of Cells and Their Functions p.40-43

Objective: Understand that each kind of cell in our body has a distinct function. Recognize that plants have a variety of different cells.

WEEK 6 - OCTOBER 7-11, 2019

Returned Unit 1: Our Respiratory System and Unit 2: The Circulatory System TEST

Activity 4.1: Plant and Animal Cells p.18-21

Aim: To observe plant and animal cells using a microscope

Unit 4.2: Cells Need Energy p.44

Objective: Know that a cell needs energy to carry out its function.

At A Glance Flow Chart p.45 Science Glossary p.46

HW: Unit 4 Self-Check (handout)

HW: REVIEW FOR TEST - THURSDAY, OCT 24

(Unit 5: Invertebrates)

PRACTICE FOR CARIBOU MATH CONTEST @ WWW.CARIBOUTESTS.COM - WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16

(for students who have opted to write the contest)

WEEK 7 - OCTOBER 15-18, 2019

Unit 5.1: Types of Invertebrates p.48-49

Objective: Describe the common types of invertebrates.

Unit 5.2: Insects, Spiders, Millipedes and Crustaceans p.50-51

Objective: Describe the observable characteristics of insects, spiders, millipedes and crustaceans.

Unit 5.3: Starfish, Sea Urchins and Sea Cucumbers p.52

Objective: Describe the observable characteristics of starfish, sea urchins and sea cucumbers.

Unit 5.4: Jellyfish, Corals and Sea Anemones p.53

Objective: Describe the observable characteristics of jellyfish, corals and sea anemones.

Unit 5.5: Sponges p.54

Objective: Describe the observable characteristics of sponges.

Unit 5.6: Snails, Slugs, Clams and Mussels p.55

Objective: Describe the observable characteristics of snails, slugs, clams and mussels.

HW: REVIEW FOR TEST - THURSDAY, OCT 24

(Unit 5: Invertebrates)

WEEK 8 - OCTOBER 22-25, 2019

Review Unit 5: Invertebrates

Unit 5.7: Worms p.56

Objective: Describe the observable characteristics of worms.

Unit 5.8: Comparing Invertebrates p.57

Objective: Compare the habitat and body structure of different invertebrates.

Activity 5.1: Invertebrates p.26-28

Aim: To compare the characteristics of different invertebrates

At A Glance Flow Chart p.58-59 Science Glossary p.60

HW: Unit 5 Self-Check (handout)

Unit 5: Invertebrates TEST

Unit 6.1: Requirements for Photosynthesis p.62

Objective: Know that the plants make their own food in a process called photosynthesis.

Unit 6.2: Process of Photosynthesis p.63

Objective: Investigate the requirements for photosynthesis to take place.

WEEK 9 - OCTOBER 28-31, 2019 ... HAPPY HALLOWEEN !

Photosynthesis Crossword - Leafy Green Food Factories

Unit 7.1: Reproduction p.67-69

Objective: Differentiate between sexual and asexual reproduction. Recognize that some living things reproduce sexually.

Unit 7.2: How Human Life Begins p.70-71

Objective: Explain the process of fertilization during sexual reproduction in humans.

Unit 7.3: Fertilized Egg p.72

Objective: Know that most living things develop from a fertilized egg.

At A Glance Flow Chart p.73 Science Glossary p.74

HW: Unit 7 Self-Check (handout)

HALLOWEEN BINGO PARTY !

WEEK 10 - NOVEMBER 4-8, 2019

Unit 8.1: Parts of A Flower p.76-77

Objective: Identify the parts of a flower

Unit 8.2: Pollination p.78, Unit 8.3: Fertilization p.79 and Unit 8.4: From Flower To Fruit p.80

Objective: To understand the process involved in sexual reproduction of flowering plants.

Activity 8.1: Examining A Flower p.38-39

Aim: To analyze the functions of the different parts of a flower

Activity 8.2: Reproduction of Orchids p.40-42

Aim: To analyze the changes in the petals and ovaries of flowers after fertilization

Unit 8.5: Dispersal of Fruits and Seeds p.81-83

Objective: Identify how seeds are dispersed based on their structure.

Unit 8.6: Germination p.84

Objective: Investigate factors that are needed for seed germination. Explain the growth of flowering plants from seedling stage to flowering and fruiting stage. Identify factors essential for the growth of plants. 

At A Glance Flow Chart p.85 Science Glossary p.86

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