Mar & Apr 2015                                                                       5th Grade

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Mar 31

Unit B Chap 8.4 How are weather forecasts made? P 242

Explain how weather data is collected and analyzed p 242

Observe and infer that nature events are often predictable and logical

Vocab- barometer, anemometer, rain gauge

Transparency 31Lab- How does a thermometer work?

P 250P250

Student makes prediction for a new investigation using data from a previous investigation

Students select appropriate graphical representations (graph, charts, diagrams) to collect, record, and report data

Students will be able to Read weather mapsp245

 

Apr 1

Chap 9.1 What is the structure of the earth?

Lab- How can you make the model of material found in the earth?p260

Vocab p258,259

SAT Review

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Chap 9.1 What is the structure of the earth?

Crust, mantle & core.p265

Chap 9.2 What causes earthquakes and volcanoes?p266

Geological features that result from the movement of the crust

w.bk p 88

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SAT

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SAT

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SAT

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9.3 Weathering & erosion p272

Lesson checkpoint 9.4 What is erosionp276-281

Activity how does water erode soil?

Concept web 225

Transparency 35 &36

Wkbk pg 76

 

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9.5 How minerals are classified?

Transparency 37Chap 9.5 Properties of Minerals

What are properties of minerals?

Characteristics that identify minerals.

Activity: students observe and identify the physical properties of minerals

Mineral Identification table.

Description in booklet

PPT

w.bk p 91

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Classifying Rocks

Discover How Do Rocks Compare? Igneous Rocks

Discover How Do Igneous Rocks Form?Analyzing DataMineral Composition of Granite

Sedimentary Rocks

Discover How Does Pressure Affect Particles of Rock?

Apr 21

The Rock Cycle

Discove rWhich Rock Came First? Key Concepts What is the rock cycle?   What is the role of plate tectonics in the rock cycle?

Graphic organizer about sequencing; main topic is the rock cycle. There are oval name areas connected by arrows to form a circle and the sample name in the first oval is magma.https://www.pearsonsuccessnet.com/ebook/products/0-13-181243-2/wkst1_sx05_fcc05.pdf

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Chap 9 Assessment


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Why is it Imp to conserve Earth’s Resources?

Introduce vocab geothermal, hydroelectric, biomass

Lab:How does oil rise through earth p300

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Apr 28

Chap 10 Earth’s Resources?

Conservation of RESOURCES; RENEWABLE & NON RENEWABLE RESOURCES

 

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Earth’s Resources

May1

Chap 10 Assessment