1. Students should be able to
collect, graph, and interpret data.
2. Students ability to predict and
estimate should improve.
3. Students should identify a line
and bar graph.
4. Students should be able to
5. Students should be able to do a
library search to solve a problem.
6. Students should compare
reflection and refraction.
7. Students should recognize
diffraction in both sound and light waves.
8. Students should distinguish
electromagnetic with physical waves.
9. Students should be familiar with
the electromagnetic wave spectrum.
10. Students should distinguish
between incoherent and coherent light.
11. Students should be able to
analyzing a microscope image.
12. Students should be familiar with the optics of a
OVERVIEW OF FIFTH GRADE
SCIENCE AND MATH
PRE: Interpreting data from a graph.
LAB: Estimating data and comparing results on a graph.
POST: Exploring different types of graphs.
PRE: Measuring objects.
LAB: Obtaining and interpreting medical data.
POST: Researching a problem.
PRE: Researching background information for an experiment.
LAB: Experimenting, recording, and interpreting data.
POST: Analyzing data on sound.
PRE: Distinguishing between electromagnetic and physical waves.
LAB: Comparing diffraction, refraction, and reflection.
POST: Interpreting the electromagnetic wave spectrum.
PRE: Discovering the components of light.
LAB: Exploring properties of light.
POST: Comparing reflection and refraction.
PRE: Distinguishing between incoherent and
LAB: Analyzing laser beams.
POST: Exploring the uses of lasers.
PRE: Comparing and contrasting the different parts of the microscope.
LAB: Analyzing the focal distances in microscopes.
POST: Comparing the optics of the microscope with that of an eye.
PRE: Exploring how physical and
electromagnetic waves are used.
LAB: Comparing different light bulbs.
POST: Investigating how knowledge of light and sound changes society.