This lesson bundle covers the 5th Grade NGSS Next Generation Science Standards associated with Earth's Systems. A Fill-In Notes bundle requires the students to fill in missing terms, complete diagrams, collect data, graph, and answer questions as they follow the PowerPoint slideshow. A classwork / homework / assessment is also provided that chronologically follows the Fill-In Notes and PowerPoint slideshow. One PowerPoint Review Game concludes the unit for a fantastic review. Together, you'll have everything you need to run a fantastic unit of NGSS Science.
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Earth’s Systems, Earth and Human Activity NGSS
This unit addresses Earth Systems such as the Biosphere and Geosphere and how the two are interconnected. It also investigates the abundance and distribution of fresh water on the planet. Students This includes a three part 2,000 slide Interactive PowerPoint full of exciting hands-on activities with instructions, critical notes, video links, questions, and much more. A Fill-In Notes bundle of 15 pages, and homework/classwork bundle of 11 pages chronologically follows the entire slideshow. The activities are easy to run and effective. In Part 3 (A) Students learn about the levels of biological organization and life spheres such as the biosphere and geosphere. They get to see how these spheres are interconnected. Tons of visuals and the Fill-In Notes make learning these challenging concepts easy. The outdoor simulations help reinforce ideas and are always a lot of fun. Part 3 (B) examines the distribution of water on planet earth. A neat activity has the teacher break down where earth's water is located from a 5 gallon bucket. It's amazing when the students see that only a fraction of a drop of water from the bucket is usable freshwater. This part also explores drought, groundwater, and groundwater pollution. Readings, graphing and more are included. This part also includes a fantastic project that has your students learn about hydroelectric dams and human activity. A company is planning on damming a local river and students are assigned roles within the town. Each students researches, writes a short persuasive speech, creates their character, and dresses up for the town meeting. Amazing visuals, readings, and fun activities make this one a student favorite. Part 3 (C) Earth the Water Planet, explores the roles of the oceans (hydrosphere) on the planets weather and climate. A 150 slide review game concludes Part 3 for a fantastic review.
5.ESS2-2 Show and graph the amounts and percentages of available water and where it is distributed on earth.
5.ESS3-1 Research and discuss in a group about ways individual communities use science ideas to protect the Earth’s resources and environment.
5.ESS2-1 Create a model using examples to describe ways the life spheres: geosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere, and/or atmosphere interact.
Below you find links to preview each of the 4 Parts to the entire 5th Grade NGSS Curriculum in detail. Each link will contain hundreds of PowerPoint slides, the unit homework bundle, lesson notes, review games, available worksheets, and much more. A welcome letter / guide / curriculum document is included that will describe how to utilize these resources in your classroom.
5th Grade Science Full Year NGSS Link (4 Full Units)
Full Year of 5th Grade NGSS Curriculum
NGSS Matter and Its Interactions Unit
NGSS Matter and Energy In Organisms and Ecosystems Unit
NGSS Earth's Systems Unit
NGSS Space Systems, Earth's Place in the Universe Unit
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