Fifth Grade Science

General Information

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Pacing and Scope & Sequence Suffolk Public Schools Pacing and Scope & Sequence Documents
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1st NW Review Notes
2nd NW Review Notes
3rd NW Review Notes
4th NW Review Notes
District review notes for students and parents
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Practice Video Demonstration
Grade 5 Practice Test Items
Grade 5 Practice Test Guide
VA DOE Practice Test
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Virginia Department of Ed Standards and SOL-based Instructional Resources
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SOL Enhanced Specific activites by SOL created by DOE
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Science Study Jams Find over 200 Jams on many different topics
Connecting Books to SOL's A database of over 2,000 works of literature and their connection to the Virginia Standards of Learning
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Harcourt Activities Correlated by textbook chapter
Picture Perfect Science Lessons

Using Children’s Books to Guide Inquiry, 3-6

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NASA eClips Short, relevant educational video segments

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5.1 The student will demonstrate an understanding of scientific reasoning, logic, and the nature of science by planning and conducting investigations.

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Scientific Investigation Foldable Six flip foldable students can reuse at Science Circus as a reference of scientific investigation terms and the scientific method
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Science Bob Information on Science Fair Projects
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Motor Mouth 5.1 Review cards to play Password or Pyramid type review game
Scientific Investigation 2007 RI Use the PPT to review scientific investigation
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Order It!

Put the steps in the correct order - Scientific Method
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Scientific Investigation Match-up Quia quiz
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Science Activities Need an experiment - try one of these activities and apply the scientific process
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Science Fair Project Resource Guide Information on Science Fair Projects
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Scientific Method I Online quiz
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Scientific Method II Online quiz

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5.2  The student will investigate and understand how sound is created and transmitted, and how it is used.

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Sound Menu Differentiated activites to demonstrate knowledge of essential content
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Sound Quiz Multiple-choice review game - Sound
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Sound Quiz Multiple-choice review game - Sound
Light and Sound Various resources on teaching light and sound
Sound and Light Multiple choice online quiz
Sound Sketch Tools This activity includes software that allows you to sketch and quantify sound using two different representations.
Sound Gameshow format review
Sound Jeopardy Gameshow format review
Catch the Waves See how different waves are generated

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5.3 The student will investigate and understand basic characteristics of visible light and how it behaves.

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Motor Mouth 5.2 & 5.3 Review cards to play Password or Pyramid type review game
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Millionaire Game Multiple-choice review game - Light
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Light Quiz Multiple-choice review game - Light
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Light Vocabulary Online crossword
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Light, Lenses, Color Online multiple choice quiz
Light Gameshow format review
Light Match the image with the correct item
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How We See Things Drag different angled mirrors into the path of light

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5.4 The student will investigate and understand that matter is anything that has mass and takes up space; and occurs as a solid, liquid, or gas.

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Solutions and Mixtures Foldable This activity gives students exposure to the definition for solution and mixture.
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Matter Sorter Guide the falling objects into the right "States of Matter" bin
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Magneto Bowling Bowling with protons in magnetized lanes
Atom Builder Build a carbon atom out of elementary particles
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Your Weight on Other Worlds Calculates weight on other planets
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ChemiCool Interactive Periodic Table
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Matter Bingo Board
Matter Bingo Questions

Bingo activity assessing knowledge of matter
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Matter Online Quiz
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WebElements Interactive Periodic Tables
Matter Science Study Guide
Matter Jeopardy Gameshow format review
Mixtures vs. Solutions Drag pictures to the correct box
Atoms, Elements, Molecules and Compounds Drag pictures to the correct box
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Chem4Kids Learn about matter, atoms, elements, reactions and more and take online quizzes

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5.5 The student will investigate and understand that organisms are made of one or more cells and have distinguishing characteristics that play a vital role in the organismís ability to survive and thrive in its environment.

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Five Kingdom WebQuest Complete the webquest for a complete overview of essential knowledge
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Motor Mouth 5.4 & 5.5 Review cards to play Password or Pyramid type review game
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Motor Mouth 5.5 Review cards to play Password or Pyramid type review game
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Plant or Animal Cells Venn diagram sort
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Plant Cell Model Create an edible plant cell model
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Animal Cell Model Label the animal cell
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Life and Living Things - Cells Content and activities to review key concepts
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Inside a Cell Look inside a plant or animal cell
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Animal Kindom Match-up Quia quiz
Plant Kingdom Self-Checking exercise
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Five Kingdoms Sorting activity
Five Kingdoms Sorting activity
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Cells and Microbes Online quiz
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Cells Alive! Interactive Animal and Plant Cells
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Five Kingdoms Gameshow format review
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Five Kingdoms Jeopardy Gameshow format review
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Kingdoms Jeopardy Gameshow format review
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Plants Jeopardy Gameshow format review
Vascular vs. Nonvascular Drag and drop activity
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Comparison of Plant & Animals Cells Diagrams that compare the cells with interactive descriptions of each part
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The Mixed-Up Cells Solve the mystery of the mixed-up cells

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5.6 The student will investigate and understand characteristics of the ocean environment.

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Motor Mouth 5.6 Review cards to play Password or Pyramid type review game
Ocean Jeopardy Gameshow format review
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Ocean Animal Project Menu projects for student demonstration of mastery of essential knowledge
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Ocean Landform Project Menu projects for student demonstration of mastery of essential knowledge
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Race to the Reef Test your knowledge of oceans
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Fling the Teacher Multiple-choice review game - Oceans
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Name It! Review game similar to hangman - Oceans
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Oceans Activity Create an ocean travel brochure and complete a food chain sort
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Oceanography Online multiple choice quiz
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Ocean Adventures Play 3 interactive games - Predator Protector, Whale Watcher, and Kure Waste Chase
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Treasures @ Sea Exploring the ocean through literature
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Macaulay Library Archive of animal sounds and video

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5.7 The student will investigate and understand how Earthís surface is constantly changing.

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Motor Mouth 5.7 part 1 Review cards to play Password or Pyramid type review game
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Motor Mouth 5.7 part 2 Review cards to play Password or Pyramid type review game
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Earth Comic Strip Assignment and rubric of student assignment to create a comic strip
Rock Jeopardy Gameshow format review
Teach Me about Rocks
Sing "Teach Me about Rocks"
Rock Cycle Song
Pretty Rock Cycle
Sing "Pretty Rock Cycle"
Rock Cycle Song
Fortune Teller Cut and fold to review
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Earth's Layers Review essential knowledge
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Rock Cycle Review essential knowledge
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History of the Earth WebQuest Learn the amazing history of the Earth's surface
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Breaking News Learn how smaller rocks come from the breaking and weathering of bedrock and larger rocks.
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Rock Interactive Learn about types of rocks, how rocks are formed, student the rock cycle and take the online quiz.
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Earth Cycles, Patterns, and Change Online multiple choice exercise
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Interactive Rock Cycle Animation Animations illustrate the path of a rock moving through the rock cycle
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Science Labeling Label the layers of the earth
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Rocky's Journey Around the Rock Cycle Join Rocky on an amazing journey under the Earth

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Review

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2009 Released Test Review Gameshow format review of 2009 released test items
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Worksheet Generator Free printable worksheets
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Puzzle Maker Use their word lists or create your own to generate crosswords, word searches or word scrambles
Review Template Flyer Students create a review flyer of all SOLs
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Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? Gameshow format review
Jefferson Lab SOL Reviews Practice activities for SOL test
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Choose It! Review 2008 Released Test material by choosing the correct answer
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2007 Released Test Items Review PowerPoint review that may be used with the Interwrite Crickets
2008 Released Test Items Review PowerPoint review that may be used with the Interwrite Crickets
Engaging Science Online Games Explore science topics with interactive, online games
1st 9 Weeks Jeopardy Gameshow format review of Math, History and Science
5th Grade Jeopardy Gameshow format review of Math, Science, Social Studies, and English

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