Call: (306) 252-1000

Science 5

Pre-requisite: None

Delivery Method: Online Asynchronous with Print resources

Course Description

Science is a required area of study in Saskatchewan’s Curriculum. The aim of the curriculum is to help all Saskatchewan students to develop scientific literacy. The course provides learners with many opportunities to explore, analyze, evaluate, synthesize, appreciate and understand the interrelationships among science, technology, society, and the environment that will affect their personal lives, their careers, and their future. Lesson plans include written instruction, instructional videos, handouts, and assessment tools. Learners will inquire, explore, and experiment to complete lessons and projects. Assessment will include ongoing home assessments and regular submissions to the DLC teacher. Submissions will include PDF documents, audio and video files, photos of projects.

Units of Study:

  • Human Body Systems
  • Properties and Changes of Materials
  • Forces and Simple Machines
  • Weather

Supplied Resources

  • Textbook: Pearson Science 5 Saskatchewan Edition, Ellis, L., et al.
  • Spring Scale
  • Eating Well with Canada's Food Guide
  • Science 5 Lesson Plan Booklets
  • Science 5 Handouts and Assessments Booklets

Required Resources 

  • Tools to submit PDF documents (e.g. Scanner, smartphone app)
  • Recording device (e.g. Camera, smartphone etc.)

Supplied Resources:
Pearson Saskatchewan Science 5
Spring Scale
Eating Well with Canada's Food Guide
Science 5 Student Workbooks


Instructor: Nicole McLauchlin

Nicole McLauchlin

Phone: (306) 252-1000

Fax: (306) 252-2150

Sun West Distance Learning Centre

P.O. Box 370
408 - 5th Avenue
Kenaston, SK S0G 2N0


Phone: (306) 252-1000
Fax: (306) 252-2150