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Science
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Science     Resources




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K- 5 Links








PLANETS (Portable Learning for All of North Carolina Elementary Teachers and Students) is the first fulldome video portable planetarium in North Carolina!
 All K-3 teachers and curriculum specialists are eligible to apply NOW for a visit from the PLANETS Portable Planetarium during the 2009–2010 school year.

please visit our website at www.moreheadplanetarium.org.

Priority registration and scheduling deadline is Friday, September 18, 2009.


Domains
Grade K
Grade 1
Grade 2
Grade 3
Grade 4
Physical Science
K.P.1.
Positional and Directional Words












K.P.2.
Identify obkects by their physical properties



(5 day unit)


(Lesson Plan)





1.P.1.
Forces
(pushes and pulls)



(Interactive Site)



2.P.1
Vibrations create motion and sound

(Interactive Site)


(Interactive Site)




2.P.2.
Properties of solids, liquids, and changes.


(Interactive Site)





3. P. 1
Understand the factors that affect motion
(speed, direction, distance, gravity)

(Interactive Site)






3.P.2
Structure of matter before and after change
(air, compare basic prperties of solids, liquids and gasses, physical changes)




(Interactive Site)


        
4.P.1
Various forces affect motion of objects.
(magnets, electrically charged objects produce motion)


Electricity







(Interactive Site)





(Interactive Site)

4.P.2.
Structure of matter before and after change
(matter properties:strength, hardness, flexibility, conducion of heat or electricity, magnetism, and reactions to fire and water)
ALSO
(Properties of minerals, classifications of rocks, and how they are formed.)





(directions)

(interactive)



Earth Science
K.E.1
Patterns in changes of weather
(Day to day, Season to season)

        




(experiemnt)


(experiment)
1.E.1.
Physical properties of rocks, soil and water

(lesson plan)

(Lesson Plan)



(Unit of Instruction)







2.E.1.
Patterns in changes of weather
(Sun energy, tools for measuring temperature, wind and precipitation, patterns day  to day, season to season)






3.E.1.
Components and patterns of earth/moon/sun system.
(earth, moon, sun, planets, shadows, stars, seasons)










4.E.1
Causes of day and night and phases of the moon















Life Science
K.L.1
Compare characteristics of animals, living things, and nonliving things

(Interactive Site)

(5 day lesson plan)



(information and pictures)




(Interactive Site)







1.L.1
Understand characteristics of various environments


(Interactive Site)


Interdependence of plants and animals


2.L.1
Understand animal life cycles


(experiment)




(Unit/Activity Guide)




3.L.1.
Human body systems
(Basic functions/needs of the human body,compare skeletal and muscular systems, skin)
(Interactive Site)

(Experiment to demonstrate why bones are so strong)     


3.L.2
Plants
(parts and function, growth, life cycle, soil)






(Interactive Site)




4.L.1
Ecosystems
(environmental changes, animal, plant, and  human adaptations, and how they are essential for survival.)

(Interactive Site)






Grade 5 Science Resources:

Misc Links:



Goal 1:
Ecosystems
Goal 2:
Land and Water
Goal 3:
Weather and Climate
Goal 4:
Motion and Design
Kit Guides and Resources





Resources


Kit Guides and Resources









Kit Guides and Resources








        
Kit Guides and Resources







Vocabulary Resources



Vocabulary Resources



Vocabulary Resources

Vocabulary Resources




Additional Resources



(ppt)

(From Science Content Notebook)







Additional Resources





















Additional Resources






(informational site)

(Interactive Site)



(including trade winds) (Web-quest)

     (interactive activities)





Additional Resources



 ppt links

(ppt)



and Motion Jeopardy
(ppt)

(Interactive Site)

(Interactive Site)

(Interactive Site)      




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