FIFTH GRADE SCIENCE

AMBER WEBER & MADISON SPARTA

Basic Fifth Grade Standards

  • compares and classifies the states of matter
  • measures and graphs the effects of temperature on matter
  • investigates and explains how simple machines multiply force at the expense of distance
  • understands the difference between potential and kinetic energy
  • observes and communicates how light energy interacts with matter
  • recognizes that all populations living together and the physical factors with which they interact compose an ecosystem
  • understands how limiting factors determine the carrying capacity of an ecosystem
  • traces the energy flow from the sun to producers to consumers and decomposes in food webs
  • compares and contrasts the characteristics of stars, planets, moons, comets, and asteroids
  • models spatial relationships of the earth/moon/planets/sun/system to scale
  • identifies past and present methods used to explore space