Republic of the Philippines
The Courseware Project

Department of Science and Technology

Category: Grade 5
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Tropical Cyclones

The module graphically illustrates the formation of tropical cyclones. It shows in animation the role of temperature and air pressure in the creation of convection current and how this is related to the occurrence of a strong wind. The module also describes formation of typhoons in the Philippines. It also gives the classification of tropical cyclones based on wind speed.

ISBN 978-971-8600-31-3, July 2006



Created 2013-04-25
Size 4.33 MB
Downloads 784
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Tides

The module features tides. It gives a graphical description and explanation of what tides are, and why they occur. Factors that causes tides are discussed and the reason why tides rise and fall twice each day is explained.

ISBN 978-971-8600-31-3, July 2006



Created 2013-04-25
Size 1.13 MB
Downloads 344
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Revolution of Planets

This module describes the revolution of the earth and the other planets around the sun. Graphic illustrations explain the motion of the earth around the sun. The cause of the variations in the speed of a revolving planet is discussed. It also explains the reason why the orbit of planets around the sun is elliptical and also what keeps the planets in their orbits. There is also a tabular presentation of the average distances of the planets from the sun, their average orbital velocity and the time the planets take to revolve around the sun.

ISBN 978-971-8600-31-3, July 2006



Created 2013-04-25
Size 2.29 MB
Downloads 414
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Photosynthesis

The module gives a graphical presentation of photosynthesis in plants. Requirements of the photosynthetic process are discussed like the example, the role of the sun and chlorophyll in the manufacture of glucose. The two phases of photosynthesis: the light and dark reactions are presented showing when water and carbon dioxide enter the reactions and how the sugar glucose is formed.

ISBN 978-971-8600-31-3, July 2006



Created 2013-04-25
Size 1.58 MB
Downloads 452
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Ozone Layer

This module deals with the ozone layer. It describes the location of the ozone layer as well as explains the significance of this layer. The module graphically presents how the ozone hole is formed and how CFC’s destroy the ozone layer.

ISBN 978-971-8600-31-3, July 2006



Created 2013-04-25
Size 3.14 MB
Downloads 295
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Mollusks

The main feature of this module is the mollusk. It shows different examples of animals that are considered mollusks. It features the varied characteristics of mollusks through animations and illustrations.

ISBN 978-971-8600-31-3, July 2006



Created 2013-04-25
Size 2.12 MB
Downloads 239
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Formation of Metamorphic Rocks

This module defines metamorphism and presents graphically what metamorphic rocks are. It explains and illustrates the formation of metamorphic rocks. Examples of the metamorphic rocks and where they originated are presented in the module.

ISBN 978-971-8600-31-3, July 2006



Created 2013-04-25
Size 4.13 MB
Downloads 279
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Menstruation

The module features the menstrual cycle describing the different changes that occur in a woman’s uterus in different stages of the menstrual cycle. It also shows the relationship between the menstrual cycle and a woman’s potential to reproduce. It relates the preparation of the uterus to the possible conception of a child. It also explains what happens if the egg is not fertilized by a sperm resulting to the discharge of blood during menstruation.

ISBN 978-971-8600-31-3, July 2006



Created 2013-04-25
Size 1.15 MB
Downloads 407
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Human Reproduction

The module presents in animation the human embryonic development. It features the process of fertilization graphically showing the motion of the sperms as they penetrate the egg and how a single sperm fuses with the egg. It also presents the sequential development of the zygote, showing the gradual development of the body parts of the growing fetus in the mother’s womb until the birth of the child. It also shows the connection of the fetus with the mother by way of the placenta and the umbilical cord. It also explains the delicate condition of a mother during pregnancy.

ISBN 978-971-8600-31-3, July 2006



Created 2013-04-25
Size 3.37 MB
Downloads 536
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Excretory System

This module is about the components and functions of the excretory system. It describes the structure and functions of the kidney, ureter, urinary bladder and the urethra. The nephron, which is the structural unit of the kidney is shown and described. Animations show how blood enters the kidney into the different parts of the nephron explaining how blood is filtered, how important materials are brought back to the blood and how urine is eliminated.

ISBN 978-971-8600-31-3, July 2006



Created 2013-04-25
Size 2.29 MB
Downloads 447
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