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UNIT 1: ECOSYSTEMS

Read about ecosystems in Chapter 5 Lesson 1 (pages 127-129) of your science textbook. Please remember the science textbook can be accessed online. Please see the link at the top of this page.

Ecosystem Study Jam



Read about land biomes in Chapter 5 Lesson 2 (pages 130-135) of your science textbook. Please remember the science textbook can be accessed online. Please see the link at the top of this page.

Read about water biomes in Chapter 5 Lesson 3 (pages 136-139) of your science textbook. Please remember the science textbook can be accessed online. Please see the link at the top of this page.

Biomes Study Jam

Aquatic Ecosystem Study Jam





Read about how organisms interact in Chapter 5 Lesson 4 (pages 140-143) of your science textbook. Please remember the science textbook can be accessed online. Please see the link at the top of this page.

Symbiosis Study Jam

Population Growth Study Jam



Read about how energy moves through ecosystems in Chapter 5 Lesson 5 (pages 144-147) of your science textbook. Please remember the science textbook can be accessed online. Please see the link at the top of this page.

Energy Slideshow



Photosynthesis Study Jam



Food Chains Study Jam



Food Webs Study Jam



Read about what cycles occur in ecosystems in Chapter 5 Lesson 6 (pages 148-153) of your science textbook. Please remember the science textbook can be accessed online. Please see the link at the top of this page.



The Carbon Cycle Study Jam

The Nitrogen Cycle Study Jam

Read about how ecosystems change in Chapter 6 Lesson 1 (pages 167-169) and how species change in Chapter 6 Lesson 2 (pages 170-173) of your science textbook. Please remember the science textbook can be accessed online. Please see the link at the top of this page.



Owl Pellets in Action!



UNIT 2: EARTH SYSTEMS

Phase 1
Brief Explanation of Cycles



Cycles of the Earth System

Brief Explanation of Cycles



Geography4Kids Webquest

Phase 2
THE GEOSPHERE

Read about the Geosphere in Chapter 9 Lesson 1 (pages 263-265) of your science textbook. Please remember the science textbook can be accessed online. Please see the link at the top of this page.



You can read about the types of rocks found in the Geosphere in Chapter 9 Lesson 6 (pages 286-287) of your science textbook. Please remember the science textbook can be accessed online. Please see the link at the top of this page.

The Three Different Types of Rocks

Types of Rocks Interactive



Starburst Rock Cycle Activity



Rock cycle: We bet you thought that rocks are just rocks, but the truth is there are three different kinds of rocks. Learn the differences between sedimentary, metamorphic and igneous rocks.


You can read about identifying types of minerals in Chapter 9 Lesson 5 (pages 282-285) of your science textbook. Please remember the science textbook can be accessed online. Please see the link at the top of this page.

Phase 3: HYDROSPHERE

You can read about how ocean can be described in Chapter 7 Lesson 1 (pages 199-201) of your science textbook. Please remember the science textbook can be accessed online. Please see the link at the top of this page.

You can read about the water cycle in Chapter 7 Lesson 3 (pages 208-211) of your science textbook. Please remember the science textbook can be accessed online. Please see the link at the top of this page.

Check out an interactive site about the Water Cycle:
http://earthguide.ucsd.edu/earthguide/diagrams/watercycle/




Phase 4: ATMOSPHERE

You can read about how air moves in the atmosphere in Chapter 8 Lesson 1 (pages 231-233) of your science textbook. Please remember the science textbook can be accessed online. Please see the link at the top of this page.

Earth's Atmosphere Study Jam

You can read about air masses in Chapter 8 Lesson 2 (pages 234-237) of your science textbook. Please remember the science textbook can be accessed online. Please see the link at the top of this page.

Teacher Demonstration on Cloud Formation

Air Masses and Fronts Study Jam

Phase 5: BIOSPHERE

You can read about ecosystems in the biosphere in Chapter 5 Lesson 1 (pages 126-129) of your science textbook. Please remember the science textbook can be accessed online. Please see the link at the top of this page.


You can read about the cycles that occur in an ecosystem, the Nitrogen Cycle, and the Carbon Cycle in Chapter 5 Lesson 6 (pages 148-153) of your science textbook. Please remember the science textbook can be accessed online. Please see the link at the top of this page.

Phase 6: Interactions Between Spheres

3 Spheres Study Jam

Earth System Science Article

How Earth Spheres are Interacting

Earth's Systems Interact



UNIT 3: MATTER

You can read about the properties of matter in Chapter 11 Lesson 1 (pages 343-345 and 347) of your science textbook. Please remember the science textbook can be accessed online. Please see the link at the top of this page.



Solids, Liquids, and Gases Study Jam

Properties of Matter Study Jam



You can read about the how phase changes occur in Chapter 11 Lesson 3 (pages 354-357) of your science textbook. Please remember the science textbook can be accessed online. Please see the link at the top of this page.

States of Matter Study Jam

Atoms: Protons, Neutrons, and Electrons Study Jam

Elements and Compounds Study Jam

Little Alchemy

Periodic Table Study Jam



Mixtures Study Jam

Physical and Chemical Changes Study Jam

Physical v. Chemical Changes Prezi

Chemical and Physical Changes Prezi

Student Webquest for Review











Reactants and Products

Reactants, Products, and Leftovers Game

Bill Nye and The Phases of Matter