5th Grade Next Generation Science Standards
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, rotation & revolution of Earth, inner vs. outer planets, and recent discoveries.
SOUND: what causes sound, transmission, absorption, and reflection of sound.