We hope you will find this page very helpful.
5th grade students are learning more organizational skills each day. This site will help you and your students prepare for the week and keep track of what is going on in the classroom.
Another great feature of this website is the link to additional websites. Many wonderful websites exist that can assist students with learning science. You will find sites that will help your child reinforce the concepts that are being taught in class. Please check often for updates.
Mrs. Swidorsky, Mrs. Shannon, & Mrs. Price
I Know That
Click on any icon to explore the topic. This site is a little "ad-heavy" but managable.
The Animal Kingdom
An overview of vertebrates and invertebrates, as well as the different classes.
National Geographic animals
Beautiful photos of animals with many interesting facts.
Click on the links to get info about vertebrates and invertebrates.
Huge website that offers links to information about characteristics, diet, habitat, defenses. There are also links to hundreds of specific animals from all of our classifications.
Food Chain 1
Students can practice creating food chains.
Food Chain and Food Web
Learn more about food chains and food webs. At the bottom of the page you will see a "simulation" site. Please do not miss this great learning opportunity to understand how organisms in an ecosystem are connected.
Biomes, Food Webs, and Food Chains
Loaded with information on biomes and the animals within each biome. Biome food webs are explained in detail!
Students will enjoy learning about the organisms found in different habitats.
Science: Living Things
Click on food chains and have fun!
Chain Reaction Game
Learn about the different types of organisms in an area and make food chains.
This game allows you to adjust the number of foxes, rabbits and grass to balance the ecosystem.
Gould League - Build your own food web
You may choose from four different ecosystems to build your own food web.
Biomes of the world
This site allows you to explore all different biomes of the world, including the plants and animals.
This site is from the PBS show. It show video clips and has tons of information about animals and how they have adapted to their environment.
Brain Pop video
Tim and Moby explore the layers of the Earth.
CNN animated video
Journey to the center of the Earth exploring all four layers.
The Earth's layers
Move page by page to get tons of information about the layers of the Earth.
Click on one of the many different periods in time to see how the plates have moved.
Understanding Plate Motion
In depth information about the different types of formations created when plates collide.
Windows to the Universe
Love this one! This site offers a wide variety of topics relating to the earth; Space to Geology topics. My favorite aspect of this site is that you can change the content level from beginner, to intermediate, to advanced.
5th Grade - Chets Creek Elementary
13200 Chets Creek Boulevard
Jacksonville, FL 32224