Fit standards-based science instruction into your curriculum!
Help your grade 4 students develop a genuine understanding of standards-based scientific concepts and vocabulary using the 150 engaging activities in Daily Science! A variety of rich resources, including vocabulary practice, hands-on science activities, and comprehension tests in multiple-choice format, help you successfully introduce students to earth, life, and physical science concepts. 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