5th Grade Science

S5From the smallest living plant and animal cells to simple life forms and complex organisms, this course guides 5th graders to explore the structure of cells and their functions as the building blocks of life. Students also investigate life cycles and the fine balance necessary for the healthy ecosystems. As a part of a complete learning management system, Ignitia 5th Grade Science is a self-directed course infused with technology-based lessons, tools, and exercises to enrich learning for students, and streamline instruction and administrative tasks for teachers. Like all Ignitia courses, Bible verses (KJV) and biblical references support the development of a Christian worldview and encourage practical Christian living.

This course is available in honors.


This science course was designed to be academically rigorous, promote digital literacy, and give students a biblical science perspective. Guided by their teacher, students will look at God's creation and how all living things rely on each other in His miraculous plan for our earth. They will also study fossil records from a Christ-centered point of view. The course units include text-based lessons, on and off computer exercises, special projects, learning games, quizzes, and tests that appeal to today's digital generation and help teachers to evaluate progress and mastery of the materials. Ignitia 5th Grade Science enriches the educational experience for Christian school students and sparks a passion for learning.

Throughout the course, students will explore the following topics:

  • Cells
  • Plants: Life Cycles
  • Animals: Life Cycles
  • Ecosystems: The Web of Life
  • Transformational Energy
  • Biblical Geology
  • Records in Rock: Fossils
  • Records in: Geology
  • Matter and Natural Cycles

Please note that not all science experiment materials need to be purchased. If you are unable to purchase or find any of the materials, please contact your student’s science teacher and see what accommodations or alternatives are available.

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Enlightium Academy has year-long open enrollment, so you can start this course as well as others at any time! Full time students can save up to 25% off tuition and have more support options available based on their need and budget. Visit the tuition page to learn more about our pricing. 1st Semester is from August 22nd to December 23rd. 2nd Semester is from January 9th to June 2nd. Have questions first? Call us at 866-488-4818.