5th Grade Science
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5th Grade Science
5th Grade Standards
All matter in the world is made up of what?
What causes atoms to rearrange to form products with different properties?
A chemical reaction
Atoms combine to form what?
All metals have _______ in common.
Each element is made of how many kinds of atoms?
What are some of the properties that metals have in common?
High electrical and thermal conductivity
How are elements organized on the periodic table?
By their chemical properties
What is one type of microscope that scientists use to view atoms?
How could you separate iron filings from sand?
By using a magnet
Salt can be separated from water by what process?
What are three elements found in all living organisms?
Oxygen, Carbon, and Hydrogen
What are the three states of matter?
Solids, Liquids, and Gases
Are most living organisms made up of a few or a lot of elements?
How do plants move sugar water from one part of the plant to another?
Through tubes in the stems
What organ in the human body removes cellular waste from blood?
The kidneys convert cellular waste into what?
Where is urine stored in the body?
The digestive system starts where?
What does the esophagus do?
It connects the mouth to the stomach
What part of the digestive system allows nutrients to be absorbed into the body?
The small intestine
Where in the body are oxygen and carbon dioxide exchanged?
When leaving the lungs, where does oxygenated blood go?
What type of rocks come from magma?
What is the difference between weathering and erosion?
Weathering occurs when the rock is broken down and erosion is then those pieces are carried away.
What kind of rock is formed by layers of earth settling on top of each other?
When you combine a lot of heat and pressure, you get what type of rock?
The atomic number on the Periodic Table of Elements stands for what?
The number of protons in the nucleus of an atom.
What do the noble gases have in common?
They are very stable and non reactive.
What are the vertical columns in the Periodic Table of Elements called?
The rows in the Periodic Table are called what?
Does elevation increase or decrease air pressure?
Does heat increase or decrease air pressure?
What causes air currents, or convection currents?
Uneven heating of the Earth
What is sun primarily composed of?
Hydrogen and helium
Why do the planets orbit around the sun?
The sun's gravitational pull keeps them in orbit