Learning Resources for

5th Grade


In fifth grade, kids are reading extensively and are expected to have solid reading comprehension skills. They’ll do research and build reports or presentations based on what they’ve learned. They’ll have a solid grasp of how fractions and decimals and fractions relate to each other, and will be learning how to work with measurements, time, and currency calculations. To learn these or fifth-grade level social studies or science topics, check out our database of books, educational videos, learning games, printable worksheets, and much more.

Aquatic Earth Interactive Science Book

Fresh Water   3rd - 6th | iPhone/iPad

Aquatic Earth is a state of the art, upper elementary book based on the freshwater biome, and part our Crack the Books series of interactive science books. Developed in collaboration with the...

$6

Arduino Science Kit Physics Lab

Physics   4th - 8th | Toy/Product

The Arduino Education Science Kit Physics Lab provides middle schoolers (ages 11 to 14) with a hands-on experience, enabling them to explore forces, motion, and conductivity with their classmates....

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$199

Arithmetic and Pre-Algebra

Arithmetic   4th - 6th | Online video/YouTube

Arithmetic and Pre-Algebra Playlist

Free

Arithmetic operations

Arithmetic   5th | Online class

Let’s begin our journey together in 5th grade with good ole fashioned arithmetic. Don’t assume that this has to be boring…not at all! We’re going to have fun as we learn about and practice adding,...

Free

Articulation Station Pro

Articulation   Pre-K - College | iPhone/iPad

“Little Bee Speech has created a real gem. Articulation Station Pro is by far the best articulation app out there. It’s a must have app in the S-LP toolbox!” -Renena Joy, SLP Learn how to pronounce...

$60

Articulation Station Pro Español

Spanish   Pre-K - College | iPhone/iPad

“This is one of the best speech-language therapy apps currently available in Spanish. My clients are familiar with the English version of Articulation Station Pro and are now able to work...

$45

Art of Southeast Asia

Art History   4th - College | Online class

Discover the extraordinary art and architecture of this vast region which includes palaces, temples and mosques inspired by the Hindu, Buddhist and Islamic religions.

Free

Asian Maps and Geography

Asian Geography   4th - 9th | Online resource

Unique online map games for Asia – hear the names of countries and capitals pronounced. Plus maps of Asia and information on Asian countries, capitals, geography, history, culture, landmarks and...

Free
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Astronomy for Every Kid: 101 Easy Experiments that Really Work

Astronomy   2nd - 6th | Book

Why do planets spin? How hot is the Sun? What keeps the Moon in orbit around the Earth? What are Saturn's rings made of? What's a black hole in space? Now you can discover the answers to these and...

$12

Astronomy Kit

Astronomy   1st - 8th | Product

What you will do in this course: Experiment with Earth’s Tilt, Rotation & Revolution Experiment with a Sundial Make a Constellation Experiment with Moon Phases Experiment with Moon Craters...

$180

Atlas of Africa

African Geography   2nd - College | Website

Free political, physical and outline maps of Africa and individual country maps. Detailed geography information for teachers, students and travelers. Also includes full geographic data, a summary...

Free

Atlas of Asia

Asian Geography   2nd - College | Website

A guide to Asia including maps facts and information about Asia, free printable map of Asia.  Page includes detailed geographical facts about the continent and its countries, a summary of Asian...

Free

Backyard BBQ Science

Chemistry   1st - High School | Online/YouTube video

Series of at-home experiments based on things you'll have on hand for a backyard BBQ such as the "soda can crusher", "screaming gummy worms," the "smoke ring launcher," and the classic "diet coke...

Free

Backyard Explorer Kit: 3-in-1 Collector's Kit!

Tree Identification   Kindergarten - 5th | Product

Kids are born nature detectives, and the backyard explorer kit brings the joy and adventure of discovery to what kids do naturally. Comprising the Tree & Leaf Guide, a Leaf Collecting Album,...

$12

Base Inventor Kit

Electronics   3rd - 8th | Toy/Product

The introductory Base Inventor Kit from littleBits includes everything creative kids need to turn their ideas into inventions! With a range of Bits that move, light up, and make noise, kids gain...

$100

Basic Algebra Word Problems

Algebra 1   4th - 7th | Online video/YouTube

Word Problems for Introductory Algebra

Free

Basic geometry

Geometry   3rd - 7th | Online class

Let’s draw points, lines, line segments, and rays. We’ll also think about perpendicular and parallel lines and identify these in two-dimensional figures. Common Core Standard: 4.G.A.1

Free

Basic Math Online Course

Math   5th - 6th | Online class

Join Professor Mary Pyo’s Basic Mathematics online course to learn the essentials of math or brush up on your skills. Mary begins with easy-to-understand explanations of concepts and follows up...

$35 monthly

Basics of Photography: The Complete Guide

Digital Photography   4th - College | Online resource

We spent the last week learning all about the basics of photography, from the way your camera works to composing your photos to editing them in post. Here’s the complete guide, along with a PDF of...

Free

Becoming a Confident Quilter: Lessons and Techniques Plus 14 Quilt Patterns

Quilting   4th - College | Book

In her easygoing style, entertaining blogger Elizabeth Dackson presents a step-by-step primer that makes quilting accessible to all quilters.

$10

Beginner's Guide to Reading Music: Easy-to-use, Easy-to-carry, a Simple Introduction for All Ages

Reading Music   3rd - College | Book, ebook/Kindle

The perfect companion to “Chords for Kids” and “My First Recorder Music”, this is the ideal guide for those who may enjoy playing instruments, but have not yet mastered how to read music from the...

$7

Beginning Photography Tips - ImprovePhotography

Photography   4th - College | Online resource

I have taught the basics of photography to millions of photographers around the world through Improve Photography, so I know just exactly how difficult it can seem to learn the basics of...

Free

Ben's Guide to the U.S. Government

US Government   Pre-K - 9th | Online resource

Ben's Guide to the U.S. Government, a service of the Government Publishing Office (GPO), is designed to inform students, parents, and educators about the Federal Government, which issues the...

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Free

Biodiversity PEEK STEAM Curriculum

STEM   3rd - 5th | Product

Biodiversity PEEK STEAM at HOME! Would your home schoolers like to spend time outside observing and wondering about the wild plants and animals we often overlook? Are you ready for STEM with a...

$300

Biology

Biology   2nd - 5th | Online resource

Practice biology skills on IXL, have fun, and win awards!

$10 monthly

Biology Coloring Book

Biology   4th - 6th | Book

The Biology Coloring Book consisting of colorable drawings and related terms beginning with the basic building blocks of life – matter and elements – and working up from the cell to tissues,...

$13

Biology For Every Kid: 101 Easy Experiments That Really Work

Biology   2nd - 6th | Book

What's the effect of osmosis on a raisin?How is water transported through plant stems?What's the best way to grow penicillin?How are butterflies different from moths?Now you can discover answers to...

$12

Blades Interactive Science Book

Grasslands   3rd - 6th | iPhone/iPad

Blades is a state of the art, upper elementary book based on the grassland biome, and part our Crack The Books™ series of interactive science books. Developed in collaboration with the Doane...

$6

Bobo Explores Light

Light & Sound   3rd - 5th | iPhone/iPad

Discover an app that takes fundamental scientific concepts for school-age children and injects them with humor, astonishment and whimsy. Video: http://bit.ly/BoboVideo App Features: • Over 100...

$5

BrainQuake Math

Math   4th - 7th | Mac Software, Website, Windows Software

BrainQuake Math is a groundbreaking puzzler backed by peer-reviewed, published efficacy research. Proven to develop all important number sense, the foundation of mathematical thinking and problem...

$3

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