5th/6th Grade Curriculum Outline

Science Year Long Outline:

 Design Thinking:  How do scientists and Engineers use a system to create and innovate new things?          Life Science:     Physical Science: Earth and Space Science

2)  Life Science:

Molecules and Organisms: structures and processes

Interaction, energy and dynamics relationships in ecosystems.

Heredity, Inheritance and Variation of traits.

Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity.


1) Physical Science

Matter and Interactions

Motion and Stability:Forces and Interaction


Waves and Their Applications


3)  Earth and Space Science

Earth’s Place in the universe

Earth’s systems

Earth and human activity.

The link above is a general unit by unit overview with lesson topics.  Throughout the year this is subject to change (in order or content) based on what students need.