ISAT Science Websites:

Graphics, text, and interactive pages

which promote the study of 5th Grade Content Standards


Standard 1: Nature of Science

Understand Systems, Order, and Organization

Rock Cycle:

http://www.classzone.com/books/earth_science/terc/content/investigations/es0602/es0602page02.cfm

http://www.windows.ucar.edu/tour/link=/earth/geology/rocks_intro.html

http://www.oum.ox.ac.uk/thezone/rocks/games/level1.htm

Water Cycle:

http://earthguide.ucsd.edu/earthguide/diagrams/watercycle/

http://www.epa.gov/ogwdw/kids/flash/flash_watercycle.html

http://player.discoveryeducation.com/views/hhView.cfm?guidAssetId=087777c8-4ff0-45d2-878f-e7cd90f7ee19

Oxygen/Carbon Dioxide Cycle:

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/methuselah/photosynthesis.html#

Plate Tectonics Cycle:

http://www.learner.org/interactives/dynamicearth/plate.html

Understand Concepts and Processes of Evidence, Models, and Explanations

Plant and Animal Cells:

http://www.cellsalive.com/cells/cell_model.htm

States of Matter:

http://www.chem.purdue.edu/gchelp/atoms/states.html

Understand Constancy, Change, and Measurement

Systems of Measurement:

http://www.mathsisfun.com/measure/metric-system-introduction.html

http://www.mrnussbaum.com/measurement.htm

Understand Concepts of Form and Function

Shape and Form Related to Use and Function:

http://eduplace.com/kids/hmsc/activities/simulations/gr3/unitb.html

http://www.vtaide.com/png/bird-adaptations2.htm

http://www.vtaide.com/png/bird-adaptations3.htm

http://www.biologyjunction.com/bird_adaptations.htm

Understand Scientific Inquiry and Develop Critical Thinking Skills

Science: How it works: Discover & Explore

http://kids.niehs.nih.gov/explore/index.htm

Scientific Method:

http://www.sciencekidsathome.com/science_fair/what-is-a-hypothesis.html#more

http://www.biology4kids.com/files/studies_scimethod.html

Graphs and Tables:

http://www.mrnussbaum.com/coolgraphing.htm

Scientific Devices:

http://www.ducksters.com/science/chemistry/chemistry_lab_equipment.php

Standard 2: Physical Science

Understand the Structure and Function of Matter
and Molecules and Their Interactions


Matter - Elements, Compounds, and Mixtures:

http://www.nyu.edu/pages/mathmol/textbook/compounds.html

http://www.chem.purdue.edu/gchelp/atoms/elements.html

Standard 3: Biology

Understand the Relationship between Matter and Energy in Living Systems

Photosynthesis:

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/methuselah/photosynthesis.html#


Understand the Cell is the Basis of Form and Function for All Living Things

Plant and Animal Cells:

http://www.cellsalive.com/cells/cell_model.htm


Observable Traits Inherited from Parents:

http://www.biologyjunction.com/genetic_traits_activity.htm


Standard 4: Earth and Space Systems

Understand Scientific Theories of Origin and
Subsequent Changes in the Universe and Earth Systems


Tectonics and Continental Drift:

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/astronomy/planets/earth/Continents.shtml

Erosion:

http://www.kineticcity.com/mindgames/warper/

http://www.webrangers.us/activities/rockpark/?id=22

Volcanoes:

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/volcano/

http://www.scholastic.com/play/volcano.htm

Earthquakes:

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/learn/kids/eqscience.php


Understand Geochemical Cycles and Energy in the Earth System

Classification of Rocks:

http://www.learner.org/interactives/rockcycle/diagram.html


Standard 5: Personal and Social Perspectives; Technology

Understand Common Environmental Quality Issues,
Both Natural and Human Induced

Pollution and Water Conservation:

http://www.epa.gov/watersense/kids/games.html

Wildfires:

http://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-wildfire.htm

Understand the Importance of Natural Resources
and the Need to Manage and Conserve Them


Renewable and Non-renewable resources:

http://www.eia.doe.gov/kids/energy.cfm?page=about_sources_of_energy-basics

Recycling:

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/games/actiongames/recycle-roundup/