“This was an excellent preparation for the 5th graders for the future. Our 8th graders
are working with elements and the periodic table and it was amazing how much
the 5th graders were able to share with the 8th graders.”
—Sr. Cynthia Wessel, Principal, Saint Agnes School, West Mifflin, PA
Includes: Science 5 Tool Kit, Teacher’s manual, Student materials, Classroom materials
Nancy Larson® Science 5 focuses on the interactions of systems on a micro- and macro-scale. There is an emphasis on physical science and earth and space science in Science 5 as lessons review and build upon topics taught in Science K–4. Physical science lessons examine the structure and interactions of matter. There is an exploration of forces and motion, plus investigation of tools and machines with research on the history and development of tools and the role of engineers. Earth and space science lessons provide a more in-depth look at our universe. Students will also examine the interactions of the Earth’s four major systems—geosphere, atmosphere, hydrosphere, and biosphere.
Included in a science kit are the Tool Kit, teacher’s manual, student materials, resource books, science word wall cards, lesson charts, and slide shows, as well as access to website resources. To learn more about these components, read below.
Our science tool kits contain important items to illustrate or augment lesson content. From mica and magnets to pulleys and gears, we’ve gathered it for you!
Teacher’s Manual and Classroom Materials
The teacher’s manual contains 95 lessons, which are each presented in a booklet format that can be removed from the teacher’s manual for use during preparation and teaching.
- Astronomy—Exploring the Universe
- Chemistry—Examining the Structure of Matter
- Physics—Investigating Matter and Its Interactions
- Environmental Science—Examining the Interactions of the Earth’s Systems
- Physics—Exploring Forces and Motion
- Engineering—Investigating Tools and Machines
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We have additional website resources available for teachers and students to expand and enhance Nancy Larson Science.
These are the items that are available on our website for teachers of our program. These items are updated in real time.
- Pacing Calendars
- Planning Guide
- Science 5 Glossaries – Topic, Alphabetical, and Diacritical Marks
- Student Word Cards
- Children’s Science Booklet Scoring Rubric
- Science 5 Literature Connections
- Science Word List and Labels
- Science Slide Shows
- Lesson Charts and Teaching Masters for Projection
- Photos for Projection
- Optional Resources for Projection
- Lesson Review Recording Forms
- Website Activities
- Research Projects and Activities
- Suggested Activities Supporting English Language Arts
Objectives and Student Outcomes for every lesson make lesson planning easy!
Engaging content is presented through student booklets. Concepts are reinforced through hands-on lesson activities and experiments.
Science 5 kit includes: 2-volume Teacher’s Manual, Science Tool Kit, Science Word Wall Cards, large Lesson Charts, consumable Student Booklets, Lesson Reviews, Activity Sheets, Assessments, and 1-year online access to website resources.
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