Earth's Systems

Using the Science A-Z resources below will help students develop proficiency in Disciplinary Core Ideas, engage in Science and Engineering Practices, and recognize Crosscutting Concepts as they build toward fulfilling one or more of the grade 5 Performance Expectations related to Earth's Systems.
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Life

Habitats / Environment


Marine Protected Areas - Science Video

NGSS Codes: 5-ESS3-1

Open Rivers: Abundant Fish - Science Video

NGSS Codes: 5-ESS3-1

Teens, Frogs, and Climate Change - Science Video

NGSS Codes: 5-ESS3-1
Earth & Space

Atmosphere and Climate


Emissions Testing - Debate

NGSS Codes: 5-ESS3-1

Keeping Up with Carbon - Science Video

NGSS Codes: 5-ESS2-1

Climate Change Clues - Quick Read

NGSS Codes: 5-ESS2-1

Volcanoes and Climate - Quick Read

NGSS Codes: 5-ESS2-1

Changing Landforms


Water


The Water Cycle - Nonfiction Book

NGSS Codes: 5-ESS2-1, 5-ESS2-2

Water Cycle Model - Process Activity

NGSS Codes: 5-ESS2-1

Water - Investigation Pack

NGSS Codes: 5-ESS2-2

Water Rationing - Debate

NGSS Codes: 5-ESS3-1

Show Me the Water - Science Video

NGSS Codes: 5-ESS2-2

Glaciers - Quick Read

NGSS Codes: 5-ESS2-2

Groundwater - Quick Read

NGSS Codes: 5-ESS2-2

Water Pollution - Quick Read

NGSS Codes: 5-ESS3-1

The Water Cycle - Science Diagram

NGSS Codes: 5-ESS2-1
Physical

Energy Resources


Energy Resources - Nonfiction Book

NGSS Codes: 5-ESS3-1

Solar Energy - Debate

NGSS Codes: 5-ESS3-1

Oil Spills and Pom-Poms - Science Video

NGSS Codes: 5-ESS3-1

Oil Spills: Causes, Effects, and Solutions - Science Video

NGSS Codes: 5-ESS3-1