5th Grade
Science Websites



Harcourt Student Activities

Harcourt Science Up Close

Harcourt Science Glossary

Harcourt Science Webliography

Harcourt Scilinks

Weekly Reader Spin In

Science Bob

Science Spot 

Science Powerpoints

Scholastic Science Computer Games

5th Grade Science Standards--Online Activities

5th Grade Science Test Prep Review


Harcourt Science Edition Web Pages

Unit A: Processes of Living Things

Unit B: Interactions Among Living Things

Unit C: Processes That Change Earth

Unit D: Cycles on Earth and in Space

Unit E: Matter and Energy

Unit F: Forces and Motion


Life Science

UNIT A: Processes of Living Things

Getting Ready for Science

Chapter 1:
Cells to Body Systems

Chapter 2:
Classifying Living Things

Chapter 3:
Plant Growth and Reproduction

Chapter 4:
Animal Growth and Heredity

Science Prep

Comparing Plant and Animal Cells

Form and Function

Helping plants grow well 

Heredity-Family Level 

Harcourt Science Webpage

The Amazing Human Body

What are Vertebrates and Invertebrates? Videos

Interactive matching plant parts


 Paper Airplane Designs

Human Anatomy Online

Living/Nonliving Quiz 

Plant parts we eat

 Genetics With a Smile

 Steps of the Scientific Method

Human Body Match-Up

Circle of life-metamorphosis 

Interactive matching plant parts

 How the Body Works

 Scientific Method Powerpoint

 The Web of life - online story 

Frog life cycle image 

Plant Explorer


Senses Challenge

Endangered Animal Facts

Great Plant Escape



 How the Body Works

Mammals of the World - Quiz

Secret life of trees



 Dissecting Website

 Animal Quiz

 Seed Germination Experiment



Sheep Heart Dissection Photos

 Animal groups

Meet the Plant Parts



Steps in a Sheep Heart Dissection

Invertebrate/Vertebrate Powerpoint




Powerpoint Slideshow over Sheep Heart Dissection

Animal Life Cycles




Sheep Heart Procedure





 Sheep Heart Dissection Steps



Animal and Plant Cells


UNIT B: Interactions Among Living Things

Chapter 5:
Energy and Ecosystems

Chapter 6:
Ecosystems and Change


Predator Prey Relationships  


Symbiotic Relationships 

 Ecosystems and Habitats


Biomes     More Sites on Biomes


Biome Reports    More Biome Reports


Biome Information


Living Things


 *Fun with Food Webs


Habitat Match-up


Animals' homes game


Animal habitat scramble


Drop and drag habitat game


Types of Biome Powerpoints -Biome Powerpoints -


Biome Interactive Powerpoint


Food Chains and Webs


Building a Food Web


Food Chain Game



Earth Science

UNIT C: Processes That Change Earth

Chapter 7:
The Rock Cycle

Chapter 8:

Chapter 9:
Changes to Earth's Surfaces

Chapter 10:
Using Resources

 Mineral Properties


Earth's Layers   Earth's Structure

Junk Dunk game

 Mineral Properties


Layers of the Earth  Inside the Earth


 Really Good Mineral Information Page


Pictures of Weathering


 Grow Your Own Crystals


Weathering  Weathering & Climate


 Mineral Matters




 Mineral Information






Glaciers and Global Warming


 How Are Igneous Rocks Formed


 Meteorite Photos


 Igneous Rocks


Earth's Plates


More Igneous Rocks

Plate Tectonics

How Are Sedimentary Rocks Formed

Earthquake Information for Kids

Sedimentary Rocks

Recent US Earthquakes  Recent World Earthquakes

Facts on Sedimentary Rocks

How Volcanoes Work   Earthquake/Volcano Diagrams

How Metamorphic Rocks are Formed

Volcano Information for Kids

Metamorphic Rocks

Volcanoes Online

Metamorphic Rock Facts


Weathering & Climate

Pictures of Weathering


The Rock Cycle

More on The Rock Cycle

Animated Rock Cycle

Rockn' the Rock Cycle


UNIT D: Cycles on Earth and in Space

Chapter 11:
Weather and the Water Cycle

Chapter 12:
Earth's Oceans

Chapter 13:
Earth, Moon, and Beyond

  Water Cycle


Layers of the atmosphere

 Weather Quiz


More Layers of the atmosphere



Planet Reports 1



Planet Reports 2



 Earth's Orbits



Virtual Tour of the Universe



*Space Games



*Planets Adventure



*Alfy's Space Games



*Kid's Astronomy Games



*Space Hopper Game - Constellations



*Weight on other planets



*Age on other planets in Earth-years



Earth in space demonstration



Great space games



NASA for kids



Amazing facts






Universe: Objects in Space PowerPoint



Phases of the Moon



Solar System Tutorial - AWESOME



Virtual Tour of the Universe


Physical Science

UNIT E: Matter and Energy

Chapter 14:
Properties of Matter

Chapter 15:

Chapter 16:

Chapter 17:
Sound and Light


Magnets and springs online activity

Thermal Conductors

*Matter Jeopardy

Electrical Conductors


Soilds, Liquids, Gases

Electricity and Magnetism


Grouping and Classifying Materials

Forces: Magnetism

Changing Materials

Magnets Millionaire Game

Separating Materials

States of Matter


UNIT F: Forces and Motions

Chapter 18:

Chapter 19:

Properties of Forces and Motion PPT


Forces in Action






 Magnetic Forces


 Balanced and Unbalanced Forces


 Simple Machines Activity




 Forces in Action




Test Prep Review over all areas

Science Review from 2007 VDOE Released Items

Jefferson Lab SOL Quizzes http://www.iq.poquoson.org/wow.gif

Science Review from 2006 VDOE Released Items


Science Review from 2005 VDOE Released Items


Science Review from 2004 VDOE Released Items

Scientific Method 1

Science Review from 2003 VDOE Released Items

Scientific Method 2

Science Review from 2002 VDOE Released Items

Solid Earth

Science Review from 2001 VDOE Released Items


Science Review from 2000 VDOE Released Items

Sound 2

Science Review from 2000, 2001 and 2002 VDOE Released Items

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