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)

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  2. Brain Pop Invertebrates http://www.brainpop.com/science/diversityoflife/invertebrates/
     

  3. 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

Animal Classification (Mammals, Reptiles, Amphibians, Fish, and Birds)

  1. 1.  PowerPoint http://jc-schools.net/write/sci/Classification_files/frame.htm

  2. 2.  Brain Pop Vertebrates http://www.brainpop.com/science/diversityoflife/vertebrates/

  3. 3.  Tennessee Science Workbook Chapter 1 Part 2  "How Are Animals Classified?" pages 14-18

  4. 4.  Classification Game http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/content/animals/kidscorner/classification/kc_classification_mammals.htm

  5. 5.  Classification Game by Habitat http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/content/animals/kidscorner/kidscorner_games.htm

Resources

Photosynthesis

Food Chains

Resources

Graphic Chart http://www.planetpals.com/foodchain.html

Food Webs & Energy Pyramids

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

Resources

http://www.science-class.net/Graphic_Organizers/GO_ecovocab_wheel.pdf