5E Lessons Benefits

  • Everything You Need

    Each of the 100+ 5E lessons comes with the following downloadable files: Objective and I CAN statement cards, Engagement Activity, Differentiated Station Lab, Editable Interactive PowerPoint, Interactive Notebook Templates, Modified Notes, Anchor Chart Ideas, Student Choice Projects, Homework Activity, Assessment (including modified)

  • Standards Alignment

    All of the 5E lessons are aligned to the middle school TEKS and middle school NGSS standards. For a complete alignment guide see the FAQ below.

  • Save Time

    The 5E lessons are created by an award-winning classroom teacher. Save yourself loads of prep time and start focusing your energy on teaching the content.

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Science Concepts Covered

BEGINNING OF THE YEAR (LABS ONLY)
Lab Safety
Measurements
Scientific Method
Graphing
Engineering Design Process

FORCE AND MOTION
Newton's Laws
Work
Unbalanced and Balanced Forces
Net Force
Motion Graphing
Simple Machines
Speed, Velocity, and Acceleration -

SPACE
The Lunar Cycle
Tides
Solar System Arrangement and Planets/Gravity
Day/Night, Seasons
Galaxies and Light Years
Life Cycle of a Star
H-R Diagram
Electromagnetic Spectrum
Eclipses
Asteroids, Meteors, and Comets
Big Bang Theory

EARTH SCIENCE
Continental Drift Theory
Plate Boundaries
Properties of Minerals
Rock Cycle
Topographic Maps
Erosion and Deposition
Earth’s Layers
Density of an Irregularly-shaped Object
Density of a Regularly-shaped Object
Earthquakes
Volcanoes
Oceans
Fossil Records
Geologic Time Scale

STRUCTURE OF LIFE
Plant Cells and Animal Cells
Cell Theory
Dichotomous Keys
Characteristics of Organisms
Inherited Traits
Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells
Sexual and Asexual Reproduction
Genetics: Dominant and Recessive
Genes and Punnett Squares
Mitosis and Meiosis

CHEMISTRY
Elements and Compounds
Structure of Atoms
Evidence of Chemical Changes
Counting Atoms and Elements
Metals Nonmetals Metalloids
Periodic Table Trends
Balancing Chemical Equations
Organic Compounds
Molecules
Chemical Bonding
Solids Liquids and Gases
Acids and Bases
Properties of Water

ENERGY
Conduction, Convection, Radiation
Energy Transformations
Potential and Kinetic Energy
Advantages and Disadvantages of Renewable Energy Sources
Advantages and Disadvantages of Non-Renewable Energy Sources
Properties of Waves
Visible Light (Reflection, Refraction, Diffraction, Absorption)
Photosynthesis
Electric and Magnetic Forces
Sound Waves (including doppler effect)

WEATHER
Weather Maps and High and Low Pressure
Hurricane Formation
Convection Currents
Catastrophic Events
Atmosphere
Water Cycle

INTERACTIONS IN AN ECOSYSTEM
Classification
Abiotic and Biotic Factors
Biodiversity
Biomes
Natural Selection
Organism Relationships (parasite/host, predator/prey, consumer, producer, decomposer)
Energy Pyramids
Food Chains and Food Webs
Short and Long Term Environmental Impacts
Succession
Human Impact on Groundwater and Freshwater (watersheds)
Nitrogen Cycle
Carbon Cycle
Symbiosis - Mutualism, Commensalism, Parasitism
Turgor Pressure and Tropisms

BODY SYSTEMS
Skeletal System
Circulatory System
Muscular System
Digestive System
Excretory System
Nervous System
Endocrine System
Respiratory System

Included With Every Lesson:

The following checklist outlines the documents and activities which are included with each science topic.

  • Engagement - Engagement activity, word wall cards, objective cards with "I Can" statements

  • Exploration - Student-led station lab

  • Explanation - Interactive notebook templates (including modified), Interactive PowerPoint, modified notes sheets, anchor chart ideas

  • Elaboration - Student choice project to demonstrate mastery

  • Evaluation - Assessment (modified also included), homework sheet, crossword puzzle (only included in some topics)

FAQ's

  • Do you take purchase orders from a school?

    Yes, you can view the school purchase order process here.

  • Do you have a free lesson to preview?

    Yes, you can view an entire 5E lesson by following the directions below.
    1. Go here http://lessons.keslerscience.com/courses/space-5e-lessons
    2. Click on Free Trial at the top
    3. Create an account
    4. The full lunar cycle lesson will become available on the left-hand side (not on mobile)

  • Are these lessons written to specific standards or grade levels?

    All of the Kesler Science products were developed for the TEKS and NGSS middle school standards. You can find alignment guides below.

    TEKS Standards
    NGSS Standards

  • Do I get access to all of the lessons immediately with the payment plan?

    Yes, you will have access to all of the lessons immediately. You will continue to have access to the lessons once the payments are made in full.

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