Grade 5 : Standard 3 - Flow of Matter and Energy
Conceptual Strand 3
Matter and energy flow through the biosphere.
Guiding Question 3
What scientific information explains how matter and energy flow through the biosphere?
Grade Level Expectations
Checks for Understanding
State Performance Indicators
GLE 0507.3.1 Demonstrate how all living things rely on the process of photosynthesis to obtain energy.
0507.3.1 Identify the cell structures that enable plants to conduct photosynthesis.
0507.3.2 Design a graphic organizer that illustrates the difference between plants and animals in the movement of food energy through an ecosystem.
SPI 0507.3.1 Identify photosynthesis as the food manufacturing process in plants.
SPI 0507.3.2 Compare how plants and animals obtain energy.
Animal Classification (Invertebrates and Vertebrates)
Brain Pop Invertebrates
Add this chart to Science Notebook. Use chart to play Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? http://www.quia.com/rr/11806.html?AP_rand=25781411
1. PowerPoint http://jc-schools.net/write/sci/Classification_files/frame.htm
2. Brain Pop Vertebrates http://www.brainpop.com/science/diversityoflife/vertebrates/
3. Tennessee Science Workbook Chapter 1 Part 2 "How Are Animals Classified?" pages 14-18
4. Classification Game http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/content/animals/kidscorner/classification/kc_classification_mammals.htm
5. Classification Game by Habitat http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/content/animals/kidscorner/kidscorner_games.htm
Lesson with Charts http://www.everythingesl.net/lessons/animalstwo.php
Lesson with PowerPoint http://www.teachingandlearningresources.co.uk/classification01.shtml
Houghton Mifflin Science Graphic Organizers http://www.eduplace.com/science/hmsc/content/organizer/index.html
Animals with Backbones http://www.ngsp.com/Portals/0/Downloads/41458_tg.pdf
BrainPop on Photosynthesis http://www.brainpop.com/science/cellularlifeandgenetics/photosynthesis/
BrainPop on Algae http://www.brainpop.com/science/diversityoflife/algae/
Oxygen- Carbon Dioxide Cycle
Carnivore, Herbivore, Omnivore Game http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/content/animals/kidscorner/animaldiet/omnivore.htm
Review Producers and Consumers. Go over Decomposers (consume dead or decaying organisms including bacteria, and fungi. Some animals including millipedes, woodlice and worms are decomposers.)
United Streaming Producers, Consumers, and Decomposers (04:39)
Graphic Chart http://www.planetpals.com/foodchain.html
Food Webs & Energy Pyramids
Tennessee Science Workbook Chapter 2 Part 3 pages 42-46 "What is a Food Web?"
Make graphic organizer with the four levels of consumers. (http://www.science-class.net/Graphic_Organizers/GO_food_chains.pdf)
Online Food Web Activities
Build a Food Web http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/explorer/ecosystems/be_an_explorer/map/form_wildcats.htm#
Create a Food Web http://www.vtaide.com/png/foodchains.htm & http://www.vtaide.com/png/foodweb.htm
Lesson Plan with Worksheet http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/teachersresources/ages10_11/tr_interdependence_lp.shtml#
Online Food Web http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/10_11/interdependence.shtml
Pond Food Web (can change population of animals and see chain reaction) http://www.eduweb.com/portfolio/earthsystems/food/foodweb4.html
Create an online web. http://www.vtaide.com/png/foodchains.htm