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Lalitha Srinivasan lsrinivasan@fusdk12.net

                                                                      Science 2022-2023

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       Science Curriculum for Grades 4, 5 and 6;

           Grade 4 –August, 2022 - November, 2022  

      Fourth grade students have the new Amplify curriculum which is  NGSS based curriculum. They will be doing a combination of experiments, computer simulations and lessons to learn each unit.

       They will start exploring the unit on "Energy and Energy Conversions";

        Chapter 1: What happened to the electrical system the night of the blackout?

          Chapter 2: What makes the devices in Ergstown output or fail to output energy?

            Chapter 3: Where does the electrical energy for the devices in Ergstown come from?

              Chapter 4: How does energy get to the devices all over Ergstown?

          After Completing the Energy Unit they will learn "Vision And Light" Unit;

                Chapter 1: How does a Tokay gecko get information about its environment?

                   Chapter 2: How does light allow a Tokay gecko to see its prey?

 

Grade 5-  August ,2022 - November, 2022

         Fifth grade students have the new Amplify curriculum which is  NGSS based curriculum.They will be doing a combination of experiments, computer simulations and lessons to learn each unit.

        Fifth graders will start learning the unit on "Patterns Of Earth And Sky";

             Chapter 1: Why don't we see a lot of starts in the daytime?

               Chapter 2: Why is the sun up sometimes, but not other times?

                 Chapter 3: Why do we see different stars at different times of the year?

                   Chapter 4: How can we investigate why we see different stars on different nights?

          After completing the Earth & Sky unit, they will explore the next unit  "Ecosystem Restoration";

                Chapter 1: Why aren't the jaguars and sloths growing and thriving?

                  Chapter 2: Why aren't the cecropia trees growing and thriving?          

 

Grade-6, August 2022 - November, 2022  

     Sixth grade students have Amplify which is  NGSS based curriculum. They will start learning about Microbiome unit. They will be doing a combination of experiments, computer simulations and lessons to learn about Microbiomes and their roles.

      After completing the Microbiomes unit they will explore the Metabolism unit. In this unit they will explore various human body systems and their functions. Sixth graders will learn about respiratory system, digestive, circulatory and other systems by doing a variety of experiments, simulations and lessons.

    

Homework- Login to Clever and look for notifications in Amplify.

 

 

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