Life 20Science by M75tt443


									                                                                                              Grade 4 Science
       Spring Branch ISD                                                                                                                                 Life Science/Human Body
                                                                                                                                                         Human Body, AIMS

Week Of: 4       Day 1                                 Day 2                                      Day 3                                   Day 4                                  Day 5
TAKS             2                                     2                                          2, 3, 4                                 2, 3, 4                                2, 3, 4
TEKS             4.8B, 4.2C, 4.2D, 4.8A, 4.6A,         4.8 B, 4.6 A                               4.5A                                    4.5A                                   4.5A
                 4.2B, 4.2E

Investigation/   Start Classification Anchor Chart     Continue classification anchor chart       United Streaming: Classification of     Scott Foresman: “How do animals        AIMS Life Science “A Cricket’s
Activity                                                                                          Living Things Gr.4-8 (27:00)            with backbones vary?”                  Life” pg. 132-142
                 Scott Foresman Exploring Animals      Scott Foresman Investigation Classifying                                           CONTINUED pg. A50-A53
                 pg.A36 Lab pg.7-8                     animals without backbones pg.44-45         Scott Foresman Exploring Animals
                                                       Scott Foresman Lab Manual pg.9             pg.A36 Lab pg.7-8                       Classification Chart: Vertebrates
                 Scott Foresman “How are animals                                                  “How Do Animals with Backbones          VS. Invertebrates
                 alike and different?” pg.A38-43                                                  Vary?” A 46-49

Think Aloud      LS 22                                 LS7                                        LS5                                     LS 25                                  Measuring Up (D) pg. 82 #5
Guiding            Describe the structure and           Identify and name some animals that       What is the largest group of           Name two birds that cannot fly.      Describe the stages of a
Questions           function of a backbone?               do not have a backbone.                    animals with backbones?                What is a mammal?                    cricket’s life cycle.
                   Into what two large groups can       How can you further classify these        What does it mean to say that an       How are mammals similar to           What is the difference
                    all animals be divided?               animals?                                   animal is “cold -blooded”?              birds?                               between a complete and
                   Where can you find animals                                                      Describe the life cycle of a frog.     What characteristics do fish         incomplete metamorphosis?
                    without backbones?                                                              What is a reptile?                      and amphibians both have?            What do the crickets look
                   How do jellyfish get food?                                                      Where can you find reptiles?           How does the life cycle of a         like at each stage?
                   How are worms classified?                Write a descriptive paragraph or       Describe the shells of reptile          turtle differ from the life cycle    Which stage did we not
                   How does a sea star move?          poem about an invertebrate, including         eggs?                                   of a garter snake?                   count? Why?
                   Where are worms found?             where it lives, how it moves, and how it     What is the difference between a       What characteristics do all          Are there any patterns in the
                   How does a snail protect itself    obtains its food.                             warm-blooded animal and a cold-         birds have?                          cricket’s life cycle that can be
                    from predators?                                                                  blooded animal?                       How are mammals alike?                determined from this activity?
                   How do sponges get food?                                                                                               What is the difference between
                   What are 3 body parts                                                                                                   vertebrates and invertebrates?
                    characteristics of all insects?                                                                                        How are they similar?
                   Describe an exoskeleton.
                   How can you tell whether an
                    animal is an insect or a spider?
Vocabulary         Backbone                               Invertebrae                               gills                                gills                                  life cycles
                   Exoskeleton                            Joints                                    amphibian                            amphibian                              complete metamorphosis
                   Molt                                   Legs                                      reptile                              reptile                                incomplete metamorphosis
                   Classifying                            Claws                                     mammal                              mammal                                  species
                   Vertebrae                              Observing                                                                      invertebrates                           stages
                   Unvertebrae                            Classifying                                                                    vertebrates
                                                           Communicating
Resources        Scott Foresman                        Foresman Lab manual pg.9-10, pg.T3         United Streaming Video: Animal          Comprehensive Science                  United Streaming: Insect Life
                 Lesson Assessment                                                                Groups: Beginning Classification        Assessment pg. 35-36                   Cycles: Metamorphosis Gr. 1-5
                 p. 16                                 Odyssey: Show some backbone (40798)        Gr.K-2 (16:00)                                                                 (15:00)
                                                                                                                                          Scott Foresman TAAS Practice
                 Odyssey :Backbone Zone (539)          Comprehensive Science Assessment pg.       Odyssey: Backbone Zone (539)            Workbook pg. 12-13
                 FOSS :Human Body                                                                 Scott Foresman TAAS Practice
                 Investigation 1, Part 2                                                          Workbook pg. 14-15
                 Mr. Bones Puzzle
                                                                                                Grade 4 Science
                 Spring Branch ISD                                                                                                                            Life Science/Human Body
                                                                                                                                                              Human Body, AIMS

Week Of: 5         Day 1                                Day 2                                   Day 3                                   Day 4                               Day 5
TAKS               1                                    1                                       2, 3, 4                                 1                                   1
TEKS               4.1A, 4.1E, 4.4A                     4.1A, 4.1E, 4.4A                        4.5A                                    4.2B                                4.3C

Investigation/     FOSS Science Stories “The broken     FOSS Science Story                      FOSS                                    FOSS Science Stories “Your          FOSS
Activity           Radius” pg. 5-8                      Barn Owls, p. 9                         Human Body                              amazing opposable thumb” pg.10      Human Body
                                                                                                Investigation 1, Part 3, Day 2                                              Investigation 2, Part 3
                                                        FOSS                                    Owl Pellets                             FOSS Human Body Investigation       “Naming Joints” pg. 18-22
                   FOSS Human Body Investigation        Human Body                                                                      2, Part 1 Looking at Thumb Joints
                   1, part 1 and 2                      Investigation 1, Part 3                                                         pg.8-12                             Compare joints to simple
                   Counting Bones pg.8-15 & 16-20       Owl Pellets pg. 21-25                             Writing                                                           machines studied in 3rd grade
                                                                                                                                        FOSS Human Body Investigation
                                                                                                                                        2, part 2 “Doing Joint Tasks”
Think Aloud        LS 24                                LS 23                                   LS 23                                   LS 28                               LS 27
Guiding               Where are your bones?             How are animal bones similar to         How are the bones of rodents like     What are the functions of the       Are all of your joints the
Questions             What is a skeleton?                human bones?                             those of humans? How are they          skeleton?                            same?
                      What are joints?                  How are animal bones different than      different?                            Where does your body bend?          Do all of your joints move
                      What is the function of a          human bones?                            Can you tell the function of a        Can you find the 14 joints in        the same way?
                       skeleton?                                                                   bone by its structure?                 each hand?                          How does an articulated
                      How many bones are in the                                                                                         How is the thumb different from      (jointed) skeleton allow
                       human skeleton?                                                                                                    the other fingers?                   movement?
                      How do your bones help support                                                                                    Are thumbs important to             Are all the joints in the
                       your body?                                                                       Write a reflection about your     complete everyday tasks?             human skeleton the same?
                      How do your bones help protect                                           findings.
                       your body?
                      How do your bones help your
                       body move?
Vocabulary            Bones                             Owl pellets                             Owl pellets                             joint                               compensate
                      Cartilage                         Bones                                   Bones                                   articulated                         ball-and-socket joints
                      Joint                                                                                                               opposable thumb                     hinge joint
                      Skeleton                                                                                                            immobilize                          gliding joint
                      Skull
                      Torso

Resources          Human Anatomy Online                 Virtual Dissection (click on Demo)      Virtual Dissection (Click on Demo)      Facts on File                       FOSS Science Stories
                                                                                                                                        How Important is Your Thumb?        “Comparing Joints”
                   Skeleton Game                                                                                                                                            p. 12-13
                                                                                                                                        Odessey: The Human Body (780)
                                                                                                                                                                            Facts on File: Muscle Fatigue
                                                                                                                                        Human Body: Brain Builder
                                                                                                                                                                            FOSS Human Body
                                                                                                                                        Human Body Brain Builder Lesson     Investigation 1, part 4
                                                                                                                                                                            “Comparing Bones”
                                                                                                  Grade 4 Science
                 Spring Branch ISD                                                                                                                              Life Science/Human Body
                                                                                                                                                                Human Body, AIMS
Week Of: 6         Day 1                                Day 2                                     Day 3                                Day 4                              Day 5
TAKS               2                                    1                                         1                                    1                                  1
TEKS               4.2D, 4.3C                           4.2D, 4.3 C                               4.5 A, 4.2 B, 4.2 C, 4.2 D           4.2B, 4.2C, 4.2E, 4.4A             4.5 A, 4.2 B, 4.2 C, 4.2 D

Investigation/     FOSS Human Body Investigation        FOSS Human Body Investigation 3, part     FOSS Human Body, Investigation 3,    FOSS                               FOSS : Human Body
Activity           3, Part 1 Making a Leg Model         2, Making a Thumb Model pg.15-18          part 3, Making an Arm Model pg.19-   Human Body                         Final Evaluation
                   pg.8-14                                                                        21                                   Investigation 4, Part 1
                                                                                                                                       Stimulus/Response pg. 8-16         Assessment
Think Aloud        LS 29                                LS 28                                     LS 29                                LS 2
Guiding             What are muscles?                   How do muscles attach to the bones to    How do muscles work?                What is stimulus?                   End of Module Student
Questions           What do muscles do when they         make movement possible?                  How do the biceps work?             What is response?                   Assessment. Pg. 16 #23
                      work?                              How do ligaments help a thumb            Describe what happens to your       Which body part responded           Pg. 17 #24
                    What happens when muscles            move?                                     arm when you flex the bicep.         quicker to the falling cup?
                      contract?                                                                                                         Which body part responded
                    How do the muscles attach to the                                                                                    slower to the falling cup?
                      bones to make movement                                                                                            What might explain the
                      possible?                                                                                                          differences in time?
                      What are ligaments?                                                                                              How could you improve your
                      What do ligaments do?                                                                                             response time?
                    How do ligaments help a thumb
                    How do muscles work?
                    How do muscles and bones work
Vocabulary          tissue                                ligaments                              muscles                               coordination
                    muscle                                muscles                                biceps                                stimulus
                    contract                              bones                                  joint                                 response
                    tendon                                phalanges                              bones                                 response time
                    skeletal muscles                      metacarpals                            ligaments
                    bones                                 joints                                 tendons
                    joints
Resources          FOSS Science Stories                 FOSS Science Stories: Muscles pg 14-15    FOSS Science Stories “The Frozen     Scott Foresman Science             United Streaming Video:
                   “Muscles” and “Muscles and                                                     Man” pg.21-24                        Investigating the Sense of Touch   Grizzly bears and how they
                   Bones: Working Together”             Odessey: Work Those Muscles (40814)                                            D 18-19                            live? (stimulus and
                   p. 14-16                                                                       United Streaming: Real World
                                                                                                                                                                          response) Gr. 3-5 (16:08)
                                                        The Virtual Body Web Page                 Science: Skeletal and Muscular       FOSS
                   Odessey                                                                        Systems 3-5 (15:00)                  Human Body
                   Work Those Muscles (40814)                                                                                          Investigation 4, Part 2            United Streaming Video:
                                                                                                  Odessey                              Response and Practice pg.17-19     The Inside Story With Slim
                   The Virtual Body Web Page                                                      Work Those Muscles (40814)                                              Goodbody, The Down,
                                                                                                  The Virtual Body Web Page                                               Down, Down: The Inside
                   United Streaming: Body Systems                                                                                                                         Story of Digestion 3-5
                   3-5 (23:14)                                                                                                                                            (14:33)
                                                                                                              Grade 4 Science
                 Spring Branch ISD                                                                                                                                                        Life Science/Human Body
                                                                                                                                                                                          Human Body, AIMS
Week Of: 7         Day 1                                      Day 2                                           Day 3                                          Day 4                                     Day 5
TAKS               3                                          1                                               3                                              3                                         2
TEKS               4.5 A, 4.2 B, 4.2 C, 4.2 D                 4.2B, 4.2C, 4.2E, 4.4A                          4.5 A, 4.2 B, 4.2 C, 4.2 D, 4.4 A              4.5 A, 4.2 B, 4.2 C, 4.2 D                4.5 A, 4.2 B, 4.2 C, 4.2 D

Investigation/     Scott Foresman Science “How                AIMS Nature of Science: “The Food               Scott Foresman Science “How Doe                AIMS Nature of Science “How               Scott Foresman Science “How Does
Activity           Does the Digestive System Work?”           Tube” pg. 69-75                                 the Circulatory System Work?”D 13-             does your heart rate?” pg. 127-131        the Brain Get Information” D 20-26
                   D 8-12                                                                                     17

Think Aloud        LS 30                                                                                      LS 31                                                                                    LS 26
Guiding             List three important things that cells    What is the function of the digestive          Compare and contrast red blood cells          How did your pulse rate compare to       What do nerve cells do?
Questions            do with the nutrients they get from        system?                                         with white blood cells.                        others in your group?                    What do nerve endings in
                     food.                                     Approximately how long is your digestive       What is plasma?                               What was the range of the pulse rates     your skin do?
                    Trace the path the food takes as it        tract?                                         List three major types of blood vessels.       in your group?
                     travels through your digestive            About how many times longer is your            Compare and contrast arteries with            How was your pulse rate affected by
                                                                                                                                                                                                        How does the retina help you
                     system, from your mouth to your            digestive tract than your height?               veins.                                         exercise?                                 see?
                     large intestine.                          How does the length of your digestive tract    Describe the job of a capillary.              How did the change in pulse rates        How do your tongue and nose
                    Describe the digestive functions of        compare to that of another student’s?          Starting at the heart, trace the path of a     show in your graph?                       work together?
                     the esophagus and the stomach.            What is the longest component of your           blood cell through three types of blood       Why do you think your heart beat
                    How the digestive systems help body        digestive tract? Why do you think it is         vessels and back to the heart.                 faster?
                     cells?                                     called the “small” intestine?                  Name two parts of blood and their jobs.
                    What happens to food in the               How ere you able to fit the small intestine    What are the three kinds of blood
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Pick the system that you
                     stomach?                                   into place?                                     vessels and what are their jobs?                                                           think is the most important
                                                               Why do you think the small intestine is so     Into which part of the heart does                                                          and explain why.
                                                                long?                                           oxygen-poor blood flow?
                                                               How is this model like the real thing? How
                                                                is it different?
Vocabulary            Nutrient                                Mouth                                            plasma                                        heart rate                               sense organ
                      Digestion                               Esophagus                                        red blood cell                                pulse                                    nerve cell
                      Saliva                                  Stomach                                          white blood cell                              beat                                     nerve ending
                      Enzyme                                  Small intestine                                  platelet                                      blood                                    spinal cord
                      Esophagus                               Large intestine                                  artery                                        circulation
                      Small intestine                         Anus                                             capillary
                                                                                                                 vein atrium
                                                                                                                 ventrical
Resources          Facts on File                              Scott Foresman Science                          FOSS Science Stories                           Scott Foresman: How Can You Keep          Scott Foresman Science
                   Chewing                                    Investigating the Sense of Touch                The Circulatory System                         Your Circulatory System Healthy pg.       Experimenting with the Sense of
                   Chewing is Good for Digestion              D 18-19                                         p. 28-29                                       D40-D45                                   Smell and Touch p. D27-29 / D18-
                   Odessey                                                                                                                                   United Streaming Video: The Magic
                                                              FOSS                                            AIMS (Nature of Science) How                   School Bus Works Out 3-5 (26:28)          The Virtual Body: The Brain
                   Digestion: Step by Step (40801)
                                                              Human Body                                      Does Your Heart Rate? pp.127-131
                   Scott Foresman: How Can You Keep           Investigation 4, Part 2                                                                                                                  Odessey
                   Your Digestive System Healthy?             Response and Practice                                                                                                                    The Nervous System (40813)
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Scott Foresman: How Can You Keep
                   AIMS Nature of Science pg.69-75                                                                                                                                                     Your Nervous System Healthy?
                   :The Food Tube
                                                                                                                                                                                                       United Streaming: The Magic School
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Bus goes Cellular Gr.3-5 (26:13)
                                                                                                    Grade 4 Science
                 Spring Branch ISD                                                                                                                                  Life Science/Human Body
                                                                                                                                                                    Human Body, AIMS

Week Of: 8         Day 1                                 Day 2                                      Day 3                                  Day 4                                  Day 5
TAKS               2                                     2                                          2                                      2                                      2
TEKS               4.9 A, 4.2 B, 4.2 C, 4.2 D, 4.9 B     4.9 A                                      4.9 A                                  4.9 A                                  4.9 A, 4.9 B

Investigation/     Scott Foresman Science                AIMS (Life Science)                        AIMS (Life Science)                    AIMS (Life Science)                    AIMS (Life Science)
Activity           “What Characteristics Do Animals      Breathing Behaviors                        Guiding Goldfish                       Inherited or Learned?                  Analyzing Attributes
                   Get from Their Parents?”              p. 207-214                                 p. 215-221                             p. 198-199                             p. 222-228
                   p. A54-59

Think Aloud        Measuring up (D) pg. 98 #1            Measuring up (D) pg. 98 #3                 Measuring up (D) pg. 98 #0             Measuring up (D) pg.B105 #12           Measuring up (D) pg.B105 #15
Guiding             Describe the appearance of most      How does a fish breathe?                  Can you create a learned behavior     What is the difference between        Which of the puzzle answers are
Questions            baby animals in relation to their    How is the breathing rate of a fish        in a goldfish?                         and inherited or learned               inherited traits, and which are
                     parents.                              affected by different environments?       What are some behaviors that           behavior?                              learned characteristics?
                    What is a behavior?                  How does your fish’s respiration rate      your pets have learned?                                                      What were the inherited traits that
                    What is a reflex?                     compare to yours?                         How do these compare to their                                                 you found in the rebus puzzles?
                    What is the difference between       Why do fish gulp? Is this a learned        behaviors that are inherited?               Have students bring a            What were the learned
                     an instinct and a learned             behavior? How do you know?                How do you successfully train a      picture of themselves and of a           characteristics you found in the
                     behavior?                            How is your breathing like the fish’s?     goldfish?                            parent to illustrate and write a         rebus puzzles?
                    What is a stimulus?                   How is it different? Why can’t you        What other behaviors might we be     descriptive passage of the inherited    What additional traits and
                    Why are reflexes important for        breathe in water like your fish?           able to teach our goldfish?          characteristics.                         characteristics did your group come
                     the survival of animals?                                                                                                                                       up with?
                    How do animals learn behavior?                                                                                                                                What behaviors in your pets do you
                                                                                                                                                                                    think are inherited?
                                                                                                                                                                                   Which do you think are learned?
Vocabulary          Behavior                               Environments                              Inherited behavior                    Behavior                             Attributes
                    Instinct                               Learned behavior                          Learned behavior                      Inherited behavior                   Inherited traits
                    Reflex                                 Inherited behavior                        Stimulus                              Learned behavior                     Learned behavior
                    Stimulus                               Respiration                               Instinct                              Characteristics
                    response
Resources          Facts on File                         United Streaming                           United Streaming                       United Streaming                       Adaptations PowerPoint
                   Ant Engineers                         Ocean’s Alive: Respiration Gr.3-5          Ocean’s Alive: What is a Fish? Gr.3-   Animals Around Us: Fish: What
                   Ant Talk                              (5:00)                                     5 (5:00)                               Are They? Gr.3-5 (10:00)

                   Scott Foresman: Are Fire Ants
                   Here to Stay? pp. T6-T8
                                                                                          Grade 4 Science
        Spring Branch ISD                                                                                                                             Life Science/Human Body
                                                                                                                                                      Human Body, AIMS

Week Of: 9        Day 1                                 Day 2                                   Day 3                                   Day 4                                  Day 5
TAKS              2                                     2                                       2                                       2,4                                    2

TEKS              4.2A-D,4.8 A, 4.8 B                   4.8 A,4.8 B                             4.8 A-B                                 4.8 C,4.10B                            4.8 A, 4.8 B, 4.9 A, 4.9 B

Investigation/A   Scott Foresman Exploring How          AIMS (Life Science)                     Mystery Box                             AIMS (Life Science)                    Unit Test
ctivity           Animals Hide p.96 or Cheryl Cox       Skeleton Keys                           Fur - AIMS                              Family Albums
                                                        p. 174-187                              The Inside Story … Adaptations          p. 188-197                                     Writing
                  Scott Foresman Science What                                                   (Life Science)
                  Structures Help Plants and Animals                                            p. 157-158                                                                     Comprehensive Science
                  Survive? A98-104                                                                                                                                             Assessment: “Animal
                                                                                                AIMS (Life Science)                                                            Adaptations” pg6 and “ Animal
                                                                                                Bird Beaks and Fowl Feet                                                       Behaviors”pg7
                                                                                                p. 159-173
Think Aloud       LS 16                                 Measuring up (D) pg.B103 #2             Measuring up (D) pg.B103 #1             Measuring Up Level D
3D-2D                                                                                                                                   pg. 102 #3
Guiding            What is an adaptation?               What can we learn about adaptations     How are the beaks and feet of          How can we match animals of
Questions          Why do many trees drop their          by looking at skeletons of mammals?      different birds adapted to their         the past with animals that are               Compare and contrast
                    leaves before winter?                What are some of the adaptations of      needs?                                   living today?                      animal adaptations and animal
                   What are some adaptations that        mammal skeletons that allow them to     What are some of the different         What observable properties did      behaviors.
                    help plants survive in dry areas?     live in specific environments?           kinds of feet that birds can have?       you use to group the animals?
                   What are the three important         What mammal’s skeleton is most like     What are some of the different         What animals seemed to have
                    needs for all animals?                yours?                                   kinds of beaks that birds can            changed the least based on wht
                   What is camouflage?                  How are observations different from      have?                                    the pictures are showing?
                   How does camouflage help              inferences?                             What purposes do these different       What are some other animals
                    animals?                             What mammal’s skeleton is most           feet and beaks serve?                    living today that look like some
                                                          unique?                                                                           of the pictures of the animals
                                                                                                                                            from the past?
                                                                                                                                          What else can we infer about
                                                                                                                                            the climate or habitats of the
                                                                                                                                            animals of the past based on
                                                                                                                                            what we know about the
                                                                                                                                            animals living today?
                                                                                                                                          What other organisms living
                                                                                                                                            today might have relatives from
                                                                                                                                            the past?
Vocabulary         Camouflage                           Adaptations                            Environments       Environments        Classify            Fossils
                   Structural Adaptation                Mammals                                Observation        Observation         Observe             Extinct
                                                         Skeleton                              Inference           Inference             Inference
Resources         Scott Foresman Assessment p. 39       Skeleton Jigsaws                        Scott Foresma: What Behaviors Help      Scott Foresman Science pg.A114-        Scott Foresman Teacher’s
                  Scott Foresman: What are Fire Ants                                            Animals Survive pg. A105-A111           A121                                   Assessment Package pg.49 #1-8
                  Doing in Texas? pp. T2-T5             Odessey
                                                        Quiz – Body Systems                     United Streaming Video: Concepts in     United Streaming Animals Around
                  United Streaming                                                              Nature: Instincts in Animals Gr.3-5     Us; Animal Adaptations: What Are       United Streaming: Creatures
                  TEAMS: Ecosystems: Adaptations                                                (14:00)                                 They? Gr.3-5 (14:00)                   Features: Changes to
                  Gr.4-6 (30:00)                                                                                                                                               Environment Gr. 3-5 (5:00)
                  Facts on File
                  A Bill’s Fill

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