Daily Science, Grade 4 - Interactive Lessons EMC 6814r

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EMC Number: 6814r

EAN: 0

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: Plants and animals depend on each other and on their environment for survival
Week 1: Why do beavers build dams?
Week 2: Why do some plants have fruit
Week 3: Do all bees make honey?
Week 4: Where do animals get food in the winter?
Week 5: Unit Review

Big Idea 2: Most microorganisms do not cause disease, and many are beneficial
Week 1: Why does garbage smell?
Week 2: How do bacteria create cavities?
Week 3: Are all germs bad?
Week 4: Is it safe to eat moldy food?
Week 5: Unit Review

Big Idea 3: Both slow and rapid processes - from erosion to earthquakes - shape and reshape the Earth's surface
Week 1: How was the Grand Canyon formed?
Week 2: Do glaciers really move?
Week 3: What makes volcanoes erupt?
Week 4: What causes earthquakes?
Week 5: Unit Review

Big Idea 4: The properties of rocks and minerals reflect the process that formed them
Week 1: What's the difference between a rock and a mineral?
Week 2: Where do rocks come from?
Week 3: Are some rocks valuable?
Week 4: Do all rocks come from Earth?
Week 5: Unit Review

Big Idea 5: Electrical energy can be converted into heat, light, souund, and motion
Week 1: How do toasters work?
Week 2: What lights a digital clock?
Week 3: How do hearing aids help people hear?
Week 4: How do electric cars work?
Week 5: Unit Review

Big Idea 6: People invented machines to make work easier
Week 1: Why do some building entrances have ramps?
Week 2: What's the difference between a nail and a screw?
Week 3: How do elevators work?
Week 4: How does a wheelbarrow make works easier?
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.
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