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FIFTH GRADE - 3 hrs/wk

Room 210

Tuesday @ 10:20, Wednesday @ 8:00, Thurs @ 1:35

Room 211

Tuesday @ 1:35, Wednesday @ 9:00, Thurs @ 12:15

Room 212

Mon @ 9:00, Thursday @ 9:00, Friday @ 12:15

 

WEEK 25 - MARCH 8-12, 2021

Unit 15.1: Physical Changes p.13-16

Objective: Recognize that no new materials are formed when physical changes take place.

Unit 15.2: Chemical Changes p.17-22

Objective: Understand that some changes result in the formation of new materials. Recognize that a chemical change takes place when new materials are formed.

Burning (handout)

Aim: To investigate the burning of paper, cloth and wax

Chemical Changes (handout)

Aim: To observe the characteristics of chemical changes

At A Glance Flow Chart p.23 Science Glossary p.24

Unit 15 Self-Check and Vocabulary Crossword (handout)

HW: REVIEW FOR TEST - TUES, MAR 23 (room 212), WED, MAR 24 (room 211), THUR, MAR 25 (room 210)

Unit 14: Materials and Their Properties and Unit 15: Physical and Chemical Changes

WEEK 26 - MARCH 15-19, 2021

Chemical or Physical Properties (handout)

Review Unit 14: Materials and Their Properties and Unit 15: Physical and Chemical Changes (handout)

Unit 16.1: Separating Solids by Sieving p.25-26

Objective: Explain how to separate solid particles of different sizes by sieving.

Unit 16.2: Separating Insoluble Solids from Liquids by Decanting or Filtration p.27

Objective: Explain how to separate insoluble solids from liquids by filtering or decanting.

HW: REVIEW FOR TEST - TUES, MAR 23 (room 212), WED, MAR 24 (room 211), THUR, MAR 25 (room 210)

Unit 14: Materials and Their Properties and Unit 15: Physical and Chemical Changes

WEEK 27 - MARCH 22-26, 2021

Separating Solids From Liquids by Filtering (handout)

Aim: To understand the steps in a filtration process

Unit 16.3: Recovering Dissolved Solids by Evaporation p.28

Objective: Explain how to recover dissolved solids by evaporating the liquid from the solution.

Recovering Dissolved Solids by Evaporation (handout)

Aim: To understand how dissolved solids can be recovered by evaporation and the factors that affect the rate of evaporation

Unit 16.4: Separating Mixtures With Our Knowledge of Solids, Liquids and Gases p.29-30

Objective: Understand that we can decide how mixtures might be separated using knowledge of solids, liquids and gases.

Unit 14: Materials and Their Properties and Unit 15: Physical and Chemical Changes TEST

Friday, March 26 - Ped Day - No School

WEEK 28 - MARCH 29-APRIL 2, 2021

At A Glance Flow Chart p.31 Science Glossary p.32

 

Unit 16 Self-Check and Vocabulary Crossword (handout)

Unit 17.1: Changes That Occur During A Change of State p.33-34

Objective: Recognize that some substances can change from one state to another when heated or cooled. Describe the changes that occur during changes of state.

Unit 17.2: Changes of State in Water p.35-39

Objective: Know that a substance has characteristic properties, eg. boiling point and melting point. Explain how the temperature of water changes as it is heated until it reaches its boiling point.

The Melting Ice (handout)

Aim: To find out the temperature at which ice melts and the effect of surrounding temperature on the rate of melting of ice

From Gas To Liquid (handout)

Aim: To find out what happens when water vapour loses heat

Changing Water To Steam (handout)

Aim: To find out the effects of heating and cooling on liquid and gas

At A Glance Flow Chart p.40 Science Glossary p.42

Unit 17 Self-Check and Vocabulary Crossword (handout)

PRACTICE FOR CARIBOU MATH CONTEST @ WWW.CARIBOUTESTS.COM - APRIL 7 OR 8

(for students who have opted to write the contest)

Friday, April 2 - Good Friday - No School

WEEK 29 - APRIL 5-9, 2021

Monday, April 5 - Easter Monday - No School

Gizmo (handout): Phases of Water - www.explorelearning.com

Aim: To compare solids, liquids, and gases in terms of having a fixed shape or volume. To describe the phase changes that occur when heat is added to or removed from water. To compare the structure, spacing, and motion of molecules in solids, liquids, and gases. To compare the volume and density of each liquid.

Unit 18.1: The Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide Cycle p.43-45

Objective: Describe the oxygen and carbon dioxide cycle.

The Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide Cycle (handout)

Aim: To identify the activities that produce oxygen and carbon dioxide, and to draw a diagram of the oxygen and carbon dioxide cycle

Unit 18.2: The Water Cycle p.46-48

Objective: Describe the water cycle. Explain the parts played by evaporation and condensation in the water cycle. Understand that the Sun is the main source of energy for the water cycle. State how human activities affective water cycle.

Factors That Affect The Rate of Evaporation (handout)

Aim: To investigate the factors that affect the rate of evaporation

HW: REVIEW FOR TEST - WEDNESDAY, APR 21 (212) FRIDAY, APRIL 23 (210 & 211)

Unit 17: Changes of State + Gizmo and Unit 18: Air and Water

WEEK 30 - APRIL 12-16, 2021

A Mini Water Cycle (handout)

Aim: To demonstrate how the natural water cycle works

At A Glance Flow Chart p.49 Science Glossary p.50

Unit 18 Self-Check and Vocabulary Handout (handout)

Review Unit 17: Changes of State and Unit 18: Air and Water (handout)

HW: REVIEW FOR TEST - WEDNESDAY, APR 21 (212) FRIDAY, APRIL 23 ( 210 & 211)

Unit 17: Changes of State + Gizmo and Unit 18: Air and Water

Friday, April 16 - Ped Day - No School

WEEK 31 - APRIL 19-23, 2021

Unit 17: Changes of State and Unit 18: Air and Water TEST

Unit 19.1: Gravitational Force p.51-54

Objective: Understand that objects are pulled downwards because of gravitational force. Know that gravitational force is the attraction between things and the Earth. Understand that gravitational force gives weight to an object. 

Gravitational Force (handout)

Aim: To apply concepts learnt about gravitational force, mass, and weight to answer questions and solve a puzzle

Gizmo (handout): Weight and Mass - www.explorelearning.com

Aim: To define mass and weight. To use a balance to measure weight and a spring scale to measure force. To discover that the weight of an object changes when it is moved to another planet. To discover that the mass of an object is constant no matter where it is located.​

Unit 19.2: Frictional Force p.55-56

Objective: Describe the effects of frictional force. Recognize that an object that moves along a surface will eventually slow down and stop due to frictional force. Compare how objects move on different surfaces. Recognize that frictional force may prevent an object from starting to move.

Frictional Force (handout)

Aim: To investigate on which surface the greatest force has to be applied to move a box

Unit 19.2: Frictional Force p.57-61

Objective: Know that frictional force includes air and water resistance. Explain frictional force in everyday life. Suggest preventive measures against damages from frictional forces. 

Overcoming Frictional Force (handout)

Aim: To find out how the frictional force between two surfaces can be reduced

At A Glance Flow Chart p.62 Science Glossary p.63-64

Unit 19 Self-Check and Vocabulary (handout)

WEEK 32 - APRIL 26-30, 2021

Monday, April 26 - Ped Day - No School

Unit 20.1: Energy Changes From One Form To Another p.65-66

Objective: Know that energy can neither be created nor destroyed. Recognize that energy changes from one form to another.

Unit 20.2: Energy Conversions In The Objects Around Us p.67-70

Objective: Explain energy conversion for occurrences around us.

Away We Go (handout)

Aim: To find out how the height of a ramp affects the distance travelled by the toy car

Falling Water Bottle (handout)

Aim: To find out whether the higher an object is raised, the more gravitational potential energy the object has

Super Launcher (handout)

Aim: To study how the amount of elastic potential energy stored in a spoon affects the distance travelled by a paper ball launched from it

Get Energized (handout)

Aim: To generate the different forms of energy in different set-ups

Energy Conversions (handout)

Aim: To analyze a series of energy conversions

Energy Transformation (handout)

Aim: To observe a series of energy changes

At A Glance Flow Chart p.71 Science Glossary p.72

Unit 20 Self-Check and Vocabulary Crossword (handout)

HW: REVIEW FOR TEST - THURSDAY, MAY 13

Unit 19: Gravitational and Frictional Forces and Unit 20: Energy Conversion

PRACTICE FOR CARIBOU MATH CONTEST @ WWW.CARIBOUTESTS.COM - MAY 5 OR 6

(for students who have opted to write the contest)