Courses of Study: Credit Recovery Science

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Credit Recovery Science (2005)
Grade(s): 5
All Resources: 5
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 5
Multimedia: 0
Unit Plans: 0
1.) Identify evidence of chemical changes through color, gas formation, solid formation, and temperature change.

Example: combining vinegar and baking soda to produce a gas

Credit Recovery Science (2005)
Grade(s): 5
All Resources: 5
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Lesson Plans: 5
Multimedia: 0
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2.) Define mass, volume, and density.

•  Identifying the atom as the basic building block of matter
•  Relating temperature changes to particle motion
Example: movement of colored dye in hot and cold water

•  Relating density to the sinking or floating of an object in a liquid
Credit Recovery Science (2005)
Grade(s): 5
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3.) Use everyday indicators to identify common acids and bases.

Examples: using grape juice to determine that vinegar is an acid, using juice from boiled red cabbage to determine that baking soda is a base

Credit Recovery Science (2005)
Grade(s): 5
All Resources: 6
Learning Activities: 2
Lesson Plans: 4
Multimedia: 0
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4.) Describe forms of energy, including chemical, heat, light, and mechanical.

•  Identifying types of potential and kinetic energy
Examples:

- potential—water behind a dam, battery;

- kinetic—water moving across turbine blades

•  Describing alternatives to the use of fossil fuels
Examples: solar energy, geothermal energy, windmill, hydroelectric power, biomass

•  Identifying the transfer of energy by conduction, convection, and radiation
Examples:

- conduction—hot plate heating a pan,

- convection—space heater heating air,

- radiation—sun heating Earth's surface

Credit Recovery Science (2005)
Grade(s): 5
All Resources: 4
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 3
Multimedia: 1
Unit Plans: 0
5.) Contrast ways in which light rays are bent by concave and convex lenses.

•  Describing how a prism forms a visible spectrum
•  Explaining why different objects have different colors
•  Describing how mirrors reflect light
Example: discussing differences in the reflection of light by convex and concave mirrors

•  Describing the relationship between the structure of the eye and sight
•  Identifying types of corrective lenses used to correct different sight problems
Examples:

- convex—farsightedness,

- concave—nearsightedness

•  Identifying the contribution of van Leeuwenhoek to the development of the microscope
Credit Recovery Science (2005)
Grade(s): 5
All Resources: 5
Learning Activities: 1
Lesson Plans: 3
Multimedia: 1
Unit Plans: 0
6.) Compare effects of gravitational force on Earth, on the moon, and within space.

•  Identifying contributions of Newton to the study of gravity
•  Describing how a spring scale is used to measure weight
•  Explaining how air resistance affects falling objects
Credit Recovery Science (2005)
Grade(s): 5
All Resources: 5
Learning Activities: 4
Lesson Plans: 1
Multimedia: 0
Unit Plans: 0
7.) Identify common parts of plant and animal cells, including the nucleus, cytoplasm, and cell membrane.

•  Comparing unicellular and multicellular organisms
•  Comparing plant and animal cells
Credit Recovery Science (2005)
Grade(s): 5
All Resources: 11
Learning Activities: 1
Lesson Plans: 9
Multimedia: 1
Unit Plans: 0
8.) Identify major body systems and their functions, including the circulatory system, respiratory system, excretory system, and reproductive system.

Credit Recovery Science (2005)
Grade(s): 5
All Resources: 33
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 18
Multimedia: 15
Unit Plans: 0
9.) Describe the relationship of populations within a habitat to various communities and ecosystems.

•  Describing the relationship between food chains and food webs
•  Describing symbiotic relationships
Credit Recovery Science (2005)
Grade(s): 5
All Resources: 4
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 2
Multimedia: 2
Unit Plans: 0
10.) Identify spheres of Earth, including the geosphere, atmosphere, and hydrosphere.

•  Describing technology used to investigate Earth
Examples: sonar, radar, seismograph, weather balloons, satellites

•  Describing the rock cycle
Credit Recovery Science (2005)
Grade(s): 5
All Resources: 4
Learning Activities: 1
Lesson Plans: 1
Multimedia: 2
Unit Plans: 0
11.) Compare distances from the sun to planets in our solar system.

•  Relating the size of Earth to the size of other planets in our solar system
•  Identifying technology used to study planets
Examples: Hubble telescope, space probes, Mars Exploration Rover