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5th Grade Science Curriculum

5th Grade Science Curriculum

Our fifth-grade science curriculum takes students through a lot of exciting topics. We teach students different phenomena about the Earth, life, and physical science. The curriculum aims to give students a better understanding of how things work around us.

This page breaks our science curriculum down for your understanding.

Chemistry laboratory for science experiments depicting part of the science curriculum

What are the Topics in Our Science Curriculum for Fifth Grade?

Our science curriculum offers topics around engineering, space, and the Earth.  The curriculum is designed for students to participate in projects and investigations. When they participate, they’ll understand the concepts better. It will also help them understand what scientists do and how they think.

Here are what your child will learn from this program.

  • The comparisons and description of various states and properties of matter
  • The four spheres of the Earth – Hydrosphere, Geosphere, Atmosphere, and Biosphere
  • How the sun, moon, Earth, constellations, and other celestial bodies relate with one another
  • How artificial intelligence has impacted society with the use of computers and robots.
Male high school teacher taking science class as per the science curriculum

See Let’s Read English’s 5th-grade scope and sequence for science to get a feel of some of the program’s activities.

Science Objectives for Fifth Grade

At the end of this program, your child would have acquired some new skills. The program is geared towards making your child knowledgeable in the areas of knowledge below.

  • Finding the solutions to things that have adverse effects on the atmosphere and the Earth
  • Various changes occur in physical and chemical reactions.
  • How matter is moved from producers through consumers to decomposers in the ecosystem.
  • Knowing the role played by every class of organisms to balance the ecosystem.

Why Choose Let's Read English 5th Grade Science Curriculum

Our science program for fifth Grade can be offered as a core course, and you can decide to take it as a supplement. We follow the Engage-Explore-Explain-Elaborate-Evaluate model. It is also called the 5E instructional model. To achieve this, we put our students through online activities coupled with offline projects.

We support them with virtual investigations and continuous assessments. All these collectively give students a well-rounded science education. To enable parents to contribute their quota, we have given them access to many resources like lesson plans, answer keys and activity planners.

Also, our grading system is automated. You’ll be able to monitor your child’s progress in the program.  When you sign up, you’ll enjoy the benefits listed below.

Below are just some of the features and benefits you can expect when you sign up.

Asian Science Student and Young Teacher
As a Full CurriculumAs a Supplement
  • There are about 100 activities grouped under four chapters.
  • The list of all the projects in all the four chapters.
  • We have included content-specific vocabulary for reading comprehension.
  • Lesson materials are presented in a suggested sequence, but the sequence can be changed.
  • Our curriculum allows students with different learning styles to learn and progress at their own pace.
  • Students can ignore topics they have mastered and repeat topics they find difficult.
  • The lessons are accessible to students 24/7 to learn anywhere, anytime, and any day.
  • Lessons, quizzes, and tests can be repeated for mastery.
  • Parents can adjust detailed lesson plans based on the needs of their children.
  • It is done online, so your child can learn from the comfort of your house under your supervision.