Curriculum Schedule for 5th Grade Science, BJU Press 3rd Edition

This curriculum schedule was designed to be used with BJU Press 5th Grade Science, a curriculum that combines the flexibility of homeschooling with the structure of textbook learning that many parents are familiar and comfortable with.

Well Planned Gal's course schedule helps you keep your student on track throughout the year while also providing the flexibility you need to make adjustments as needed along the way.

In this fifth grade science course, students will learn about the circulatory and respiratory systems of the human body; get a glimpse into geology with a look at fossils and minerals; consider properties of heat, sound, light, and matter; and explore weather, biomes, and ecosystems. All lessons consider science from a biblical worldview while helping students begin to learn how to deal with conflicting worldviews.

Curriculum Needed for This Course Schedule*

  • Science 5 Student Text (3rd ed.)
  • Science 5 Teacher's Edition with CD (3rd ed.)
  • Science 5 Student Activities Manual (3rd ed.)
  • Science 5 Tests (3rd ed.)
  • Science 5 Student Activity Manual Answer Key (3rd ed.)
  • Science 5 Test Answer Key (3rd ed.)

*These items must be purchased separately.

Schedule Overview

  • Total Number of Weeks: 36
  • Total Number of Assignments: 136
  • Daily Time: approximately 45 minutes

Well Planned Gal Online Curriculum Schedules

Well Planned Gal's Curriculum Schedules were designed to integrate with the Well Planned Gal Online Planning Software, helping you easily schedule your favorite curriculum each year. A full feature subscription to the online planning software is required to utilize the lesson plan add-ons. Curriculum must be purchased seprately.

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Once you have chosen and purchased your curriculum for the year, visit Well Planned Gal's Curriculum Schedules and choose the schedule that matches your curriculum. Once you have purchased the schedule, you will be directed to add your new schedule to you online planning account.


After a curriculum schedule is purchased, you may utilize it for as many students as desired. Plus, as long as you are an active subscriber of the online planner, you can utilize the schedule year after year with different students.

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Price $0.00
ISBN wplicbjuscience5
Grade Middle School, 5
Subject Science
Publisher BJU Press
Lesson Style Traditional
Format My Well Planned Day Software Add-On
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Lesson Plan Book List

Below you will find the curriculum required for this course schedule. All items must be purchased separately.

Science 5 Student Activities Manual (3rd ed.)

Balance reading about science with actually doing science! This activity manual is part of the BJU Press Science 5 curriculum, and provides study skill worksheets, lab sheets, worldview lessons from Answers in Genesis, and other hands-on and critical-thinking based worksheets.

Science 5 Student Activity Manual Answer Key (3rd ed.)

Science programs often swing from textbook only to excessively experimental approaches. This program decided to create a program to level this, balancing information with participation. This unique tactic lets your students learn the hard facts of science, along with necessary problem solving knowledge. This teacher's guide contains full size replicas of the student activity book with answers written in red. 179 pages, spiral bound hardcover.

Science 5 Teacher's Edition with CD (3rd ed.)

Science can be used for good or for evil these days; the goals for BJU Press' Science 5 are designed to develop a knowledge of God and encourage Christian growth-- along with promoting scientific literacy. Students will focus on minerals & rocks, fossils & dinosaurs, matter, energy & heat, weather, ecosystems, light, sound and more.

This teacher's manual contains everything necessary for a year's worth of instruction, including a detailed scope & sequence, background information, cross-curricular links, materials list, integrated Bible truths, discussions notes, reviews, demonstrations, material lists, quiz/test/rubrics, science process skills, teacher helps, conclusions and many more notes. Student pages are reduced on every page, allowing you to follow right along with your students. Reproducibles, rubrics, game bank, and more are included in a 70 page appendix. 314 pages, softcover, wire spiral bound.

Science 5 Tests (3rd ed.)

These tests provide the teacher with objective items that can serve as part of an evaluation of a student's progress, as the most effective tests are an outgrowth of the teaching process. Tests include matching, short answer, multiple choice and other interactive questions. 12 tests are included. Third Edition.

Science 5 Student Text (3rd ed.)

This colorful and thoughtful science text is filled with engaging text, interesting tidbits of information and brightly colored illustrations and photographs. Students will do more than scratch the surface of the earth--they'll be digging deep with subjects such as minerals & rocks, fossils & dinosaurs, energy & heat, ecosystems, sound, light and more. Activities, "try it yourself" sections and sidebars on famous scientists add variations to the text and keep kids interested. 321 indexed pages, softcover.

Science 5 Test Answer Key (3rd ed.)

This test answer key accompanies BJU Press' Science Grade 5 Tests. Full-size reproductions of each test include the correct answers overlaid in italic, black text. Page numbers are not referenced. Pages are loose-leaf and three -hole-punched for easy keeping in a three-ring-binder.