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5th Grade: The Education and the Environment Initiative (EEI) Curriculum

Below you will find EEI Curriculum final units for 5th grade. Many of the PDF files are large (10 to 60 MB or more) and may require significant download time, depending upon the type of Internet connection you are using.

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5th Grade Standards Units
Cover 5.3.a. Earth's Water. Click to enlarge image. 5.3.a.
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Earth's Water

Teacher’s Edition (PDF, 58.3 MB)
Teacher’s Masters (PDF, 4.3 MB)
Student Edition (PDF, 6 MB)
Student Workbook (PDF, 4 MB)
Visual Aids (PDF, 43.6 MB)
Visual Aids (Projectable Format PDF, 37 MB)
Dictionary (PDF, 5 MB)
Word Wall Cards (PDF, 10.6 MB)
Poster: Glaciers on Earth (PDF, 1.3 MB)
NGS Map: Political (PDF, 18 MB)
Cover 5.3.b. Changing States: Water, Natural Systems and Human Communities. Click to enlarge image. 5.3.b.
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Changing States: Water, Natural Systems and Human Communities

Teacher’s Edition (PDF, 38 MB)
Teacher's Masters (PDF, 5 MB)
Student Workbook (PDF, 5 MB)
Student Edition (PDF, 21 MB)
Visual Aids (PDF, 24 MB)
Visual Aids (Projectable Format PDF, 9.8 MB)
Dictionary (PDF, 6 MB)
Word Wall Cards (PDF, 11 MB)
NGS Map: Natural Regions (PDF, 28 MB)
Cover 5.3.c. Precipitation, People, and the Natural World. Click to enlarge image. 5.3.c.
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Precipitation, People, and the Natural World

Teacher’s Edition (PDF, 45.6 MB)
Teacher’s Masters (PDF, 2 MB)
Student Workbook (PDF, 3.2 MB)
Visual Aids (PDF, 27.3 MB)
Visual Aids (Projectable Format PDF, 25 MB)
Dictionary (PDF, 7 MB)
Word Wall Cards (PDF, 12 MB)
Information Cards (PDF, 6.5 MB)
• Student Map: Precipitation in California (PDF, 754 KB)
NGS Maps: Natural Regions (30x39) (PDF, 28 MB), Natural Regions Student Version (11x17) (PDF, 3.5 MB) and Political (PDF, 18 MB)
Cover 5.3.d. Our Water: Sources and Uses. Click to enlarge image. 5.3.d.
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Our Water: Sources and Uses

Teacher’s Edition (PDF, 32 MB)
Teacher’s Masters (PDF, 4 MB)
Student Edition (PDF, 10 MB)
Student Workbook (PDF, 3 MB)
Visual Aids (PDF, 18 MB)
Visual Aids (Projectable Format PDF, 11.8 MB)
Word Wall Cards (PDF, 6.4 MB)
Dictionary (PDF, 4 MB)
NGS Maps: People and the Environment (PDF, 24 MB), Water for Life (PDF, 20 MB), and Political (PDF, 18 MB)
Cover 5.4.1. Human Settlement and the Natural Regions of the Eastern Seaboard. Click to enlarge image.  5.4.1.
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Human Settlement and the Natural Regions of the Eastern Seaboard

Teacher’s Edition (PDF, 5.2 MB)
Teacher's Masters (PDF, 1.7 MB)
Student Edition (PDF, 58 MB)
Student Workbook (PDF, 10 MB)
Visual Aids (PDF, 32 MB)
Visual Aids (Projectable Format PDF, 14 MB)
Dictionary (PDF, 11.7 MB)
Word Wall Cards (PDF, 30.5 MB)
Information Cards (PDF, 5.3 MB)
Poster: Physical Map of the Eastern Seaboard (PDF, 12 MB)
• NGS Map: Human Geography (PDF, 24 MB)
Cover 5.8.4. Nature and Newcomers. Click to enlarge image. 5.8.4.
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Nature and Newcomers

Teacher’s Edition (PDF, 45.2 MB)
Teacher’s Masters (PDF, 46.2 MB)
Student Edition (PDF, 16 MB)
Student Workbook (PDF, 9.4 MB)
Visual Aids (PDF, 20 MB)
Visual Aids (Projectable Format PDF, 7.2 MB)
Dictionary (PDF, 5 MB)
Word Wall Cards (PDF, 11 MB)
• NGS Map: Human Geography (PDF, 24 MB)

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Last updated: June 29, 2011
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