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Spencer Crossing
Intermediate School
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Mr. Rakoczy
5th Grade Science and Social Studies
Spencer Crossing
mrakoczy@nlsd122.org

Science

Trimester 1 - Next Generation Science Standards

 PS1 - A       Structure and Property of Matter

 PS1 - B       Chemical Reactions

 PS2 - B      Types of Reaction

 PS3 - C      Relationship between Energy and Force

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        Chapter 13 - Matter

         Lesson 1 - What Is Matter?

                 A.  13-1 REV WS

                 B.  Density Lab

         Lesson 2 -  How Can Matter Change?  

                 A.   13-2 REV WS

                 B.   Mentos/Diet Coke Lab

                 C.   Physical and Chemical Changes

Chapter 14 - Building Blocks of Matter

          Lesson 1 - How Did We Learn About Atoms

                  A.   14-1 REV WS

                  B.   Draw an atom/Label parts.

          Lesson 2 - How are Elements Grouped?

                  A.   14-2 REV WS

                  B.   Build an Atom.   

           Lesson 3 - What are compounds and mixtures?

                  A.   14-3 REV WS

                  B.   Chromatography Lab

   Chapter 15 - Forces and Motion

           Lesson 1 - What Happens When Forces Act on Objects?

                  A.  15-1 REV WS

           Lesson 2 - How Does Gravity Affect Objects?

                  A.  15-2 REV WS

           Lesson 3 - How Can You Describe Motion?

                  A.   15-3 REV WS

           Lesson 4 - What Are The Laws of Motion?

                  A.   15-4 REV WS

                  B.   Friction Lab

                  C.   Roller Coaster Lab

                  D.   STEAM Museum (at school)

         


Trimester 2 - Next Generation Science Standards 

 PS3 - C   Relationship Between Energy and Forces (continued)

 ETS1.A    Defining and Delimiting an Engineering Problem

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Chapter 16:   Machines

          Lesson 1:   How Do Machines Help People Work?

                      A.  16-1 REV WS

          Lesson 2:  What Are Types of Simple Machines?

                      A.   16-1 REV WS

                      B.   www.edheads.org

                      C.   Webquest

                      D.   Erector Sets

BIG 6 Project

             1.  Packet

             2.  Rubric

Trimester 3 - Next Generation Science Standards 

LS1 - A     Structure and Function

LS3 - A     Inheritance of Traits

LS3 - B     Variation of Traits

LS4 - B     Natural Selection

LS4 - C     Adaptations

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Chapter 2 - Cells

          Lesson 1 - What is a Cell?

                    A.  2-1 REV WS

          Lesson 2 - What are the Functions of Organelles?

                    A.  2-2 REV WS

                    B.  Plant and Animal Cell Activity

           Lesson 3 - How Do Cells Grow and Divide?

                    A.   2-3 REV WS

                    B.   Cell Theory Mad Lib

                    C.   Cell Model Project

                              1.  Rubric

Chapter 3 - Reproduction

            Lesson 1 - What is Asexual Reproduction?

                    A.  3-1 REV WS

            Lesson 2 - How are Traits Passed On?

                    A.  3-2 REV WS

            Lesson 3 - What is Sexual Reproduction?

                    A.  3-3 REV WS

                    B.  Mitosis Activity

                    C.  Mitosis Minibook

            Lesson 4 - How Do Genes Determine Traits?

                    A.  3-4 REV WS

                    B.  Leprechaun Glyph

                    C.  Trait Activities

Chapter 8 - Plate Tectonics

             Lesson 1 - What are Earth's Layers Made Of?

                     A.  8-1 REV WS

             Lesson 2 - How Do Earth's Plates Help Create Landforms?

                     A.  8-2 REV WS

             Lesson 3 - How Do Scientists Explain Earth's Features?

                     A.  8-3 REV WS

             Lesson 4 - What Causes Earthquakes and Volcanoes?

                     A.  8-4 REV WS

                     B.  Orange Activity - Fault Lines

                     C.  Board Makers Activity