Science

Units of Study

Science Grade 5: Unit 1 - Properties of Matter

Summary Statement: A study of matter and how it can be identified, separated and conserved.
Concepts:  Cause and Effect, Change

Science Grade 5: Unit 2 - Structure and Functions of Organisms

Summary Statement: A study of the structures and functions of the major body systems to understand their interdependence and relationships.
Concepts: Interdependence, Structure and Function, Cause and Effect

Science Grade 5 - Unit 3:  Weather

Summary Statement: A study of the interaction between Earth’s systems with a focus on gathering and interpreting data to describe  daily weather conditions as a result of the uneven heating of Earth’s surface. 
Concepts: Cause and Effect, Systems

Science Grade 5 - Unit 4:  Earth’s Changing Surface

Summary Statement: A study of the interaction of  Earth’s systems with a focus on the forces/processes that constantly change Earth’s surface, resulting in patterns that can influence human activity.
Concepts: Cause and Effect, Patterns, Change

Science Grade 5 - Unit 5:  Earth’s Resources

Summary Statement: A study of Earth’s renewable/non-renewable energy resources, where they come from, and how communities use and protect them and the environment.
Concepts: Cause and Effect, Energy, Systems