WEEK 1 - AUGUST 31 - SEPTEMBER 4, 2020
Welcoming of Students! Assigning student textbooks.
Who Has It Right? Which Branch Is Which? (handout)
Students will decide whether some scientific statements are fact or fiction. Students will also learn about the different branches and disciplines of science.
Great Inventions and Grand Discoveries (handout)
Students will be introduced to a variety of inventors and their inventions/discoveries.
Unit 1.1: Our Nervous System p.2-3
Objective: Identify the main parts of the nervous system and their functions.
WEEK 2 - SEPTEMBER 7-11, 2020
September 7 - Labour Day - No School
Parts of Our Nervous System (handout)
Aim: To identify the parts of our nervous system and their functions
Unit 1.2: Path of Messages in Our Nervous System p.4-5
Objective: Explain the path of the message to and from the nervous system.
Fast Reflexes (handout)
Aim: To observe reflexes controlled by our nervous system
Unit 1.3: Common Illnesses of The Nervous System p.6
Objective: Recognize the common ailments related to the nervous system.
Unit 1.4: Care for Our Nervous System p.7
Objective: Recognize ways to care for the nervous system.
Unit 1.5: Our Urinary System p.8-9
Objective: Identify the main parts of the urinary system and their functions.
Parts of Our Urinary System (handout)
Aim: To identify the parts of the urinary system and their functions
Unit 1.6: Working Together with Other Systems in Our Body p.10-11
Objective: Understand how the urinary system works together with other organ systems.
Unit 1.7: Care for Our Urinary System p.12
Objective: Recognize ways to care for the urinary system.
At A Glance Flow Chart p.13 Science Glossary p.14
Unit 1 Vocabulary matching (handout)
September 11 - Ped Day - No School
HW: REVIEW FOR TEST - THURSDAY, SEPT 17 (6-218) FRIDAY, SEPT 18 (6-214 and 6-216)
(Unit 1: The Nervous and Urinary Systems)
WEEK 3 - SEPTEMBER 14-18, 2020
Unit 1 Self-Check, vocabulary crossword and review questions (handout)
Unit 2.1: Effects of Tobacco p.16-17
Objective: Describe the effects of tobacco on the human body.
Unit 2.1: Effects of Alcohol p.18-19
Objective: Describe the effects of alcohol on the human body.
Unit 1: The Nervous and Urinary Systems TEST
WEEK 4 - SEPTEMBER 21-25, 2020
Effects of Alcohol on Our Body (handout)
Aim: To identify the short-term and long-term effects of alcohol on our body
Unit 2.1: Effects of Drugs p.20
Objective: Describe the effects of drugs on the human body.
Unit 2.2: Addiction p.21
Objective: Recognize that drugs and alcohol can lead to addiction.
Unit 2.3: Saying "No" p.22
Objective: Say "No" to tobacco, alcohol and drugs.
Unit 2.4: Protecting Ourselves from Abuse p.23-24
Objective: Explain ways to protect ourselves from verbal, physical and emotional abuses.
Unit 2.5: Caring for Others p.25-26
Objective: Show concern and kindness towards differently-abled persons.
At A Glance Flow Chart p.27 Science Glossary p.28
Unit 2 Self-Check and vocabulary crossword (handout)
WEEK 5 - SEPTEMBER 28 - OCTOBER 2, 2020
Unit 3.1: The Structure of A Cell p.29-31
Objective: Recognize the parts of a cell.
Unit 3.2: Cell Division p.32-33
Objective: Understand that cells grow and divide, thereby producing more cells.
Unit 3.3: From Cell To Organism p.34-37
Objective: Recognize the organization of a multicellular living thing.
Unit 3.4: Energy in Cells p.38
Objective: Understand that cells need energy to do work and produce more cells. Know that information of a living thing is contained in genes found in cells.
Divide and Grow (handout)
Aim: To show cell division
At A Glance Flow Chart p.39 Science Glossary p.40
Unit 3 Self-Check and vocabulary crossword (handout)
WEEK 6 - OCTOBER 5-9, 2020
Unit 4.1: Classifying Plants by Their Parts p.41-45
Objective: Classify plants as monocotyledons or dicotyledons.
Monocotyledons and Dicotyledons (handout)
Aim: To examine and compare the roots, leaves and seeds of monocotyledons and dicotyledons
Unit 4.2: Useful Plant Parts p.46-47
Objective: Recognize how plant parts are useful to people and other animals.
Unit 4.3: Harmful Plant Parts p.48
Objective: Recognize how plant parts are harmful to people and other animals.
At A Glance Flow Chart p.49 Science Glossary p.50
Unit 4 Self-Check and vocabulary crossword (handout)
HW: REVIEW FOR TEST - WEDNESDAY, OCT 14 (6-214), THURSDAY, OCT 15 (6-216 and 6-218)
(Unit 3: Cell Growth and Division & Unit 4: Plant Parts)
PRACTICE FOR CARIBOU MATH CONTEST @ WWW.CARIBOUTESTS.COM - OCTOBER 14 OR 15
(for students who have opted to write the contest)
WEEK 7 - OCTOBER 12-16, 2020
October 12 - Thanksgiving Day - No School
Unit 5.1: Natural Vegetative Reproduction p.51-53
Objective: Understand that some plants can reproduce from their plant parts.
Unit 3: Cell Growth and Division & Unit 4: Plant Parts TEST
CARIBOU MATH CONTEST @ WWW.CARIBOUTESTS.COM - OCTOBER 14 OR 15 @ HOME (until 6:30 p.m.)
(for students who have opted to write the contest)
October 16 - Ped Day - No School
WEEK 8 - OCTOBER 19-23, 2020
October 19 - Ped Day - No School
Unit 5.2: Artificial Vegetative Reproduction p.54-57
Objective: Explain various techniques of plant reproduction.
Asexual Reproduction In Plants (handout)
Aim: To examine the different plant parts that can grow into new plants
Unit 5.3: Use of Artificial Vegetative Reproduction Methods
Objective: Explain the use of knowledge in the reproduction of plants and animals.
At A Glance Flow Chart p.59 Science Glossary p.60
Unit 5 Self-Check vocabulary crossword (handout)
WEEK 9 - OCTOBER 26-30, 2020 ... HAPPY HALLOWEEN !
Gizmo (handout) - Inheritance @ www.explorelearning.com
Students will ...
- compare the results of sexual and asexual reproduction
- distinguish between traits that are determined by genes and those that are acquired
- understand that acquired traits are not passed on to offspring
- observe different types of inheritance (dominant traits / recessive traits)
Unit 7.1: Resembling Our Parents p.73-74
Objective: Observe that living things resemble their parents.
Unit 7.2: Inherited Characteristics p.75-76
Objective: Recognize the characteristics that are inherited from parents to their offspring.
HALLOWEEN BINGO PARTY !
October 30 - Ped Day - No School