Scientifically Speaking

HMS Engages and Amazes in 5th Grade Science Classes

Ecosystems and Lifeboats

Two units taught by 5th grade science teachers. The students are provided opportunities to incorporate math skills, use higher order thinking skills, and develop their writing with the literacy standards. Open the link below and you will see a 5 page powerpoint that shows how these teachers make science come alive!
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Performance Products -- Student taught content!

For the unit on biomes, students worked in groups to research a particular biome. They prepared presentations and then were responsible for teaching the rest of the class about their biome. An example of one group's Prezi is below: