Interactive Lessons include:
- Teacher’s guide
- Corresponding teacher’s edition e-book
- Skills and standards list
- Hands-on activities
Based on national science standards for life, earth, and physical sciences, the 30 weeks of interactive activities focus on Big Idea science concepts and weekly questions to encourage students’ critical thinking. Key science concepts and vocabulary are clearly presented as students move through a variety of interactive, self-correcting activities to explore a weekly question, such as “Is it safe to eat moldy food?” or “What causes hurricanes?” Lessons are highlighted with animation, video, full-color illustrations and photography, and audio for the pronunciation of vocabulary words. 30 weeks of instruction cover the following standards-based science topics: Big Idea 1: Living things have basic needs that help them stay alive.
Week 1: Can a rock grow?
Week 2: Do monkeys really eat bananas?
Week 3: Do plants have mouths?
Week 4: Do fish drink water?
Week 5: Unit Review Big Idea 2: Plants and animals live in many different places.
Week 1: Where do animals sleep?
Week 2: Why do camels have humps?
Week 3: Can a whale live in a lake?
Week 4: Why do trees have different kinds of leaves?
Week 5: Unit Review Big Idea 3: The sun, moon, and stars are objects in our sky.
Week 1: What causes night and day?
Week 2: What do we see in the sky at night?
Week 3: Why do we need the sun?
Week 4: Can anything live on the moon?
Week 5: Unit Review Big Idea 4: Different seasons have different weather.
Week 1: Why is it hot in the summer?
Week 2: Why does it snow in the winter?
Week 3: Why are there a lot of flowers in the spring?
Week 4: Why do some trees lose their leaves in the fall?
Week 5: Unit Review Big Idea 5: Objects can be solid, liquid, or gas.
Week 1: Why can't we walk through walls?
Week 2: Why does water splash?
Week 3: Why do balloons float in the air?
Week 4: Why does ice melt?
Week 5: Unit Review Big Idea 6: An object's motion can be changed by using force. Pushing and pulling are types of forces.
Week 1: Why do shopping carts have wheels?
Week 2: Why does a ball go far when I kick it hard?
Week 3: Why do cars have steering wheels?
Week 4: Why do things fall when you drop them?
Week 5: Unit Review Interactive Lessons: $19.99 per year per classroom
This license provides you with interactive lessons for your classroom for one year (renewable annually).
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- Access all grade levels to ensure coherence across grade levels.
- Assign lessons to students or student groups to differentiate instruction.
- Track student progress for formative assessments and test prep.