• FOSS Science Curriculum

      Fifth Grade Units of Study:  Variables, Mixtures and Solutions, Levers and Pulley


      science units of study


    Unit 1:  Variables

    Students will fling, float, fly, and flip objects as they discover relationships through controlled experimentation and scientific inquiry. 


    Unit 2:  Mixtures and Solutions 

    Students are introduced to the basic concepts of chemistry and gain experience with laboratory tools and techniques. 


    Unit 3:  Levers and Pulleys

    Students conduct investigations using two kinds of simple machines - levers and pulleys. They will graph, organize, and interpret the results of their investigations.