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Oster-Oakview
Intermediate School
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Mrs. Thompson
5th Grade Math and Science/Social Studies
Oster - Oakview
nthompson@nlsd122.org

During the 2018-2019 school year, this page will include homework and test information, including links for webpages and downloads for materials needed for class.  This will be updated at least weekly, so please bookmark it for easy access!

Below, you will find information on our Science curriculum, as well as a timeline of the scope and sequence of 5th grade Science topics.

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Our science curriculum follows the NGSS, or Next Generation Science Standards, and utilizes the Scott Foresman Science Textbook for 5th Grade, Illinois edition (pictured below).

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Scope and Sequence of Science Curriculum

Trimester 1

Chapter 5: Ecosystems, Biomes and Cycles

BIG 6 Project links:

For each of these, you can also use the links at the bottom of the webpage too!

ALL BIOMES - CLICK ON YOURS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE

Coral Reef
Deciduous Forest
Deciduous Forest
Desert
Desert
Grasslands
Grasslands
Ocean/Deep Sea
Rivers (Includes freshwater)
Taiga
Taiga
Tropical Rainforest
Tropical Rainforest
Tundra
Tundra
Wetlands/Swamps

 


Trimester 2: 

Freshwater, Climate and Resource Conservation
Matter and Its Properties

Trimester 3: 

Stars and Galaxies, Movement of Earth

Also included in the 5th grade science curriculum:

5th Grade Outdoor Education
Jet Toy Unit