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Macmillan/McGraw-Hill, California Science

    Fifth Grade Online Textbook - Username: casci05 Password:  redwood

    DVD-Rom based edition available for checkout


California State Content Standards for Science


There are three areas of study for science in fifth grade:

    Life Sciences, 1st Trimester (Structure of Living Things, Plant Structures)

    Earth Science, 2nd Trimester (Matter and Changes in Matter)
    
    Physical Science, 3rd Trimester (Earth's Water, Weather, and the Solar System)

Students have both a textbook and an interactive textbook (IT).  We will primarily use the Interactive Textbook and some will be assigned for homework.
We will be using Mystery Science hands on activities in class to build student's scientific knowledge. Many of the lessons will include a quiz. Quizzes along with 
their science notebook will be used to determine student grade.

Fifth Grade Online Resources

Macmillan-Mcgraw Hill

             Grade 5 Online Student Edition

             Username: casci05 Password:  redwood

             E-Glossary

             Activities – or follow the chapter links

             Life Science

             Chapter 1
- Structure of Living Things

           

             Chapter 2 - Plant Structures and Functions
            
             Chapter 3 - Human Body Systems

                Earth Science

             Chapter 4 -
Earth's Water
 
            
Chapter 5 - Earth's Weather
 
             Chapter 6 - The Solar System

    
             Physical Science

             Chapter 7 - Types of Matter

             Chapter 8 - Changes in Matter