Class 5 Science | Sreeja

June

Plant reproduction

  • Reproduction in plants- Understand and identify different methods of reproduction in plants such as from stem, roots, seeds, leaves and spores.
  • Seeds - Understand the structure of a seed and germination.
  • Dispersal of seeds- Understand the importance of seed dispersal and identify the agents of seed dispersal.
  • Uses of plants- Identify the uses of plants such as food crops, cash crops and for medicinal purposes

July

Soil

  • Composition of soil
  • Formation of soil

Force

  • Idea of push and pull
  • Identifying different types of forces
  • What a force can do to an object?

August, September

Energy and work

  • Work is done when a force is used to move something - Understand energy is the ability to do work.
  • Energy exists in different forms - Identifying different forms of energy such as heat energy, energy stored in food (chemical energy), light energy etc.

Animal Life

  • Habitats of animals - Understand what a habitat is and identify different habitats.
  • Animals’ bodies have different kinds of covering - Identifying different body coverings of different animals and discuss about the advantages of them.
  • Adaptation - Understand and discuss the different adaptations of animals in different habitats.
  • Classification of animals - Classify animals into their different feeding habits.
  • Animals breathe (both in the micro and macro world)- Understand briefly, the different breathing organs in different animals such as lungs, gills, cell membrane, skin etc
  • Animal movement (micro and macro world) - Understand briefly, the different locomotory organs such as legs, wings, fins, body scales,cilia etc

October

Solar system

  • Model of solar system, comets and meteors

Health and hygiene

  • Identifying nutrients
  • Balanced diet
  • Communicable and non-communicable diseases.

November

Our Body

  • Overview of skeletal system, respiratory, circulatory, nervous systems
  • Understanding their functions based on simple working model
  • Understanding their relative positions in our body

Safety and first aid

  • Safety at home
  • Safety from fire
  • First aid ( for burns, for fractures, for snakebite)

December, January

Solids, liquids and gases

  • Classifying different objects into solids, liquids and gases
  • Change of states using simple activities

Rocks and minerals

  • Collecting different rock samples and naming them. Identifying their physical features.
  • Identifying different types of stone buildings.
  • Try identifying useful minerals such as gemstones in different rocks.

February

Our environment

  • Air pollution
  • Water pollution
  • Land pollution
  • Noise pollution

March

Natural phenomena

  • Tidal waves
  • Volcanoes
  • Earthquakes
  • Tsunamis
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