Grade Five – Science

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Grade Five – Science2018-07-26T11:13:23+00:00

Learning Commons Resources

Gr. 5 Science eBooks
Inquiry-Based Picture eBooks
MakerEd and Design Thinking eBooks

We have a wide variety of books, curriculum and DVDs that cover this topic.

Curriculum Examples

  • Unit Studies
  • The Human body 25 Projects
  • Supplemental packs including Digital microscopes
  • Blood and Guts
  • Body by Design
  • Fearfully & Wonderfully Made DVD
  • How the Human Body Works series
  • Jay L. Wile, Berean Builders
  • Acids and bases
  • Natural resources
  • Environmentalism
  • Simple Machines

Search Terms

Use the following keywords to search for resources:

  • Human anatomy
  • Human body
  • Anatomy
  • Simple machines
  • Natural resources
  • Solutions
  • Chemistry

To enter the Search Portal, click on the banner located at the top of this page.

HCOS Gr. 5 Science Online Course

Subscriptions

Log in to BrainPOP to find the science videos available.

OR

Go to the BrainPOP Educators site (no login required) which has the option to choose BC curriculum standards.

In BrainPOP you will find short animated movies, to creatively engage students in learning.  (Gr. K-8 and some high school content)  Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.

Log in to Curio.ca and search among the many science-related topics, such as:  When Climate Change Hits Home; the series: Engineering ConnectionsChris Hadfield on Singing in Space The Mighty River; the series:  Project XBuild Green (for ages 9-12 and 13-14); Arctic Refuge: The Struggle ContinuesDown to EarthEarth EnergyCyber-Bullying; the series:  None of the AboveRoberta Bondar: Stellar InspirationCanadian Teen Discovers Method to Turn Waste Water into Electricity; ; the series:  National Geographic Documentaries (not all episodes are for the 9-12 age range); the series:  Lion Ranger; the series:  Science Smart (mostly for age 9-12); and many more.

Curio.ca offers the audio and video content from CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) and Radio-Canada for unique Canadian content.  (K-12, but mostly high school content)  Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.

Log in to Discovery Education Canada and search for science topics.  There will be topics such as:  earth/space science, inquiry, life science, physical science, science and technology, and science in personal and social perspectives.

Discovery Education Streaming Plus offers students award-winning digital or multimedia content.  (K-12 content)  Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.

Log in to Explora Primary.

EBSCOhost’s Explora is a site to encourage student research with extensive, reliable content and ease of use.  (K-12 content)  Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.

Log in to EVERFI to find Future Goals – Hockey Scholar (uses hockey to teach science – Gr. 4-7).

EverFi produces digital courses, such as: financial literacy, STEM, diversity and inclusion, student loan management, digital citizenship, civic awareness, entrepreneurial thinking, alcohol and substance abuse, and sexual assault prevention.  (Gr. 1-12)  Look for a full description (and a list of all courses available) under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.

Log in to Gizmos, our inquiry-based math and science subscription, aligned to BC’s modernized curriculum.

Gizmos are interactive online simulations for math and science, which allow students to strategize, test and learn.  (Gr. 3-9)  Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.

Log in to KnowBC and search by going to an encyclopedia or book and searching it.

KnowBC is the leading general reference site for British Columbia, including such resources as the Encyclopedia of British Columbia and other reference works.  (Gr. K-12)  Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.

Log in to Learn360 and then search for Science topics such as Biology, Earth Science, Environmental Science, Family & Consumer Sciences, or Physical Science.

Learn360 is a media-on-demand service or digital video library for Gr. K-12, with digital, audio and other support materials.  Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.

Log in to Mystery Science.

Mystery Science provides ready-made science ‘mysteries’ for elementary students in Gr. K-5, created to encourage children’s curiosity.  Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.

Log in to PebbleGo Next.

PebbleGo Next is the science research site for students in Gr. 3-6, which has read-along audio.  Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.

Log in to RightNow Media for information on Body Systems.

RightNow Media is like the ‘Netflix’ of Christian Bible studies and has something for every age!  Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.

Log in to SAS® Curriculum Pathways, then search for “Science” and Gr. K-5.

SAS® Curriculum Pathways provides interactive tools, resources, and apps for grades K-12.  Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.

Log in to Tynker, where you can learn coding and programming using JavaScript and Python, or how to program drones, how to program the Lego WeDo 2.0 Smart Hub and sensors using Tynker code blocks, etc.  Their newest course is Augmented Reality, which is also available to HCOS students.

Tynker’s interactive courses enable children to learn computer programming in a fun and imaginative way.  Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.

Log in to World Book and select World Book Science Power (Gr. K-7), World Book Student (Gr. 5-8) or World Book Kids (Gr. K-5).  Science Power has lessons, labs, critical thinking activities, and curriculum correlations that connect to the actual science lessons.  It also has Pre-Assessments, Post-Assessments and Lesson Reviews.

World Book is our online encyclopedia with research sites for all ages from K to 12.  Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.

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