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Science Syllabus

5th Grade Next Generation Science Standards

Throughout the year, students will be engaged in student- led investigations/ inquiries. Any projects assigned in class, students will be given some in class time to complete.

INTRODUCTION: lab safety, tools and measurement

ECOSYSTEMS: plant structures/ functions, photosynthesis, food chains, food webs, and symbiotic relationships.

LIGHT: transmission, reflection, refraction, absorption

FORCES & MOTION: push, pull, friction, contact & non-contact forces, gravity, and the relationship between mass/speed.

EARTH & SPACE: characteristics of Earth, day & night, seasons, rotation & revolution of Earth, and recent discoveries.

SOUND: what causes sound, transmission, absorption, and reflection of sound.