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Behold and See 5 David Beresford, Ph.D. Written by a college professor, working

FIFTH GRADE

M ETAMORPHOSIS Growing up surrounded by adorable babies, ƉƵƉƉŝĞƐ͕ ĂŶĚ ŬŝƩĞŶƐ͕ ŝƚ ŝƐ ĞĂƐLJ ƚŽ ĨŽƌŐĞƚ ƚŚĂƚ ŶŽƚ Ăůů ŽĨ 'ŽĚ͛Ɛ ĐƌĞĂƚƵƌĞƐ ƐƚĂƌƚ ĂƐ ƐŵĂůů ǀĞƌƐŝŽŶƐ ŽĨ ĂĚƵůƚƐ͘ ͞'ƌŽǁŝŶŐ ƵƉ͟ ŵĞĂŶƐ ƐŽŵĞƚŚŝŶŐ ĨĂƌ ĚŝīĞƌĞŶƚ ĨŽƌ insects. ĞĞƚůĞƐ ĂƌĞŶ͛ƚ ƚŚĞ ŽŶůLJ ŝŶƐĞĐƚƐ ƚŚĂƚ ŐŽ ƚŚƌŽƵŐŚ complete or incomplete metamorphosis to reach ĂĚƵůƚŚŽŽĚ͘ ƌĂŐŽŶŇŝĞƐ ƐƚĂƌƚ ƚŚĞŝƌ ůŝǀĞƐ ĂƐ ƐǁŝŵŵĞƌƐ͊ ŶĚ ďƵƩĞƌŇŝĞƐ ĂŶĚ ŵŽƚŚƐ ŵĞƚĂŵŽƌƉŚŽƐĞ ĨƌŽŵ ĞŐŐ͕

As a grub grows, it grows out ŽĨ ŝƚƐ ƐŬŝŶ͊ tŚĞŶ ƚŚĞ ŐƌƵď ŝƐ ready to molt, or shed its skin, the mother feeds it again. dŚĞŶ͕ ŽŶĐĞ ƚŚĞ ŐƌƵď ŝƐ ĮŶŝƐŚĞĚ growing, it pupates in the soil, ĂŶĚ ƚŚĞ ƉĂƌĞŶƚƐ͛ ǁŽƌŬ ŝƐ ĚŽŶĞ͘ /Ŷ ƚŚŝƐ ƌĞƐƟŶŐ pupal stage, the young beetle, or pupa, grows inside a cocoon covering rather like a sleeping bag, and then finally pops out as an adult beetle. When the adult beetle emerges, its transformation from egg to grub to pupa to adult is complete. (This process of going through different, changing forms to develop into an adult is called metamorphosis ͘Ϳ EŽǁ the new adult beetle begins looking for a dead animal of its own so it too can start a family.

scientist, and homeschooling father, Behold and See 5 combines a stunning, full-color interior with hands-on experiments and solid, scientific content from a Catholic perspective. The text’s conversational style and the abundance of hands-on experiments will soon have your child digging for worms, recording weather data, and organizing experiment results in graphs and tables. Covers topics in biology, human anatomy, earth science, chemistry, and physics. Full color. Softcover. 226 pgs. 8½"×11" BAS5-S $39.95 The Student Workbook provides student friendly exercises, tests, and an answer key to complete this full-year course. Softcover. 116 pgs. 8½"×11" BAS5-W $13.95

to larva, to pupa, to adult as well. In fact, it is almost ǁŽƌƚŚ ƌĂŝƐŝŶŐ ƚŽŵĂƚŽĞƐ ũƵƐƚ to see if you can capture an ŽǀĞƌƐƚƵīĞĚ͕ ŐƌĞĞŶ dŽŵĂƚŽ Hornworm caterpillar and ǁŝƚŶĞƐƐ ŝƚ ƉƵƉĂƟŶŐ ŝŶƚŽ ĂŶ adult moth. You can do the same thing with butterfly caterpillars, the larval stage ŽĨ ďƵƩĞƌŇŝĞƐ͘ zŽƵ ĐĂŶ ƉůĂŶƚ

ƉŝŶŬ Žƌ ƉƵƌƉůĞ njŝŶŶŝĂƐ ;ďƵƩĞƌŇŝĞƐ ĂƌĞ ĂƩƌĂĐƚĞĚ ƚŽ ƉŝŶŬ ĂŶĚ ƉƵƌƉůĞͿ͕ ĂŶĚ ĐĂƉƚƵƌĞ ĐĂƚĞƌƉŝůůĂƌƐ ĨŽƌ ƉƵƉĂƟŶŐ ƚŚĂƚ ǁĂLJ͘ Perhaps you would like to capture several kinds of caterpillars, keeping record of how long it took each ƚŽ ƉƵƉĂƚĞ͕ ĂƐ ĚŝīĞƌĞŶƚ ŝŶƐĞĐƚƐ ƉƵƉĂƚĞ ŽŶ ĚŝīĞƌĞŶƚ ƟŵĞƚĂďůĞƐ͘ LJ ƌĞĐŽƌĚŝŶŐ LJŽƵƌ ĮŶĚŝŶŐƐ͕ LJŽƵ ďĞĐŽŵĞ ďĞƩĞƌ ƉƌĞƉĂƌĞĚ ĂŶĚ ŵŽƌĞ ƐƵĐĐĞƐƐĨƵů Ăƚ ƌĂŝƐŝŶŐ ĐƌŝƩĞƌƐ ƚŚƌŽƵŐŚ ƚŚĞŝƌ ĚĞǀĞůŽƉŵĞŶƚĂů ĐLJĐůĞƐ͘ Ž LJŽƵ see how recording your discoveries through notes and graphing can help in learning about the world ĂƌŽƵŶĚ ƵƐ͍

M ETAMORPHOSIS , C REATURES H ELPING O THER C REATURES , AND G RAPHING O UR F INDINGS

M ETAMORPHOSIS

Burying Beetles and Metamorphosis

KŶĞ ƚŚŝŶŐ ƚŚĂƚ ǁĞ ďŝŽůŽŐŝƐƚƐ ĚŝƐĐŽǀĞƌ ǀĞƌLJ ƋƵŝĐŬůLJ ŝƐ ƚŚĂƚ ŵĂŶLJ animals are very good parents. We know that birds are good mothers, and so are alligators and crocodiles, but insects can be ŽƵƚƐƚĂŶĚŝŶŐ ƉĂƌĞŶƚƐ ĂƐ ǁĞůů͊

Words to Know A grub is the worm-like,

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I caught some beetles in a trap with some deadmice in it. These beetles are named burying beetles because they bury dead animals by digging a hole underneath them and then covering them with soil. Burying ďĞĞƚůĞƐ ĂƌĞ ĂŶ ĞdžĐĞůůĞŶƚ ĞdžĂŵƉůĞ of how even the smallest creatures take a lot of care in raising their children.

larval stage of an immature beetle. To pupate ŵĞĂŶƐ ƚŽ ĮŶŝƐŚ growing into an adult insect inside a cocoon like structure. Metamorphosis is the process of going through ĚŝīĞƌĞŶƚ͕ changing forms to reach adulthood.

ŽƚŚ ƚŚĞ ŵŽƚŚĞƌ ĂŶĚ ĨĂƚŚĞƌ ďĞĞƚůĞ ŇLJ ĂƌŽƵŶĚ ĂŶ ĂƌĞĂ ůŽŽŬŝŶŐ ĨŽƌ Ă ĚĞĂĚ ŵŽƵƐĞ Žƌ ƐƋƵŝƌƌĞů ƚŽ ďƵƌLJ͘ dŚĞLJ ďƵƌLJ ƚŚĞ ĚĞĂĚ ĂŶŝŵĂů ƚŽ ŚŝĚĞ ŝƚ ĨƌŽŵ ŽƚŚĞƌ ĂŶŝŵĂůƐ ůŝŬĞ ŇŝĞƐ Žƌ ƐŬƵŶŬƐ ƚŚĂƚ ŵŝŐŚƚ ǁĂŶƚ ƚŽ eat it. Once a dead mouse is found, the male and female beetles hollow out a small chamber in the soil by the mouse. Then the mother beetle lays her eggs in the chamber. Both the mother and father guard their nest.

Single-Subject Lesson Plan available— see pg. 70!

The eggs hatch and grow into baby beetles, called grubs . The mother beetle brings the grubs to the food (the dead ŵŽƵƐĞͿ ĂŶĚ ƚŚĞŶ ĨĞĞĚƐ ŚĞƌ LJŽƵŶŐ ŐƌƵďƐ ŽŶĞ Ăƚ Ă ƟŵĞ ĨƌŽŵ ŚĞƌ ŽǁŶ ŵŽƵƚŚ͕ ũƵƐƚ like a mother bird does.

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Volcanoes

sŽůĐĂŶŽĞƐ ĂŶĚ ǀŽůĐĂŶŝĐ ĂĐƚŝǀŝƚLJ ĂƌĞ ŽĨƚĞŶ ƌĞůĂƚĞĚ ƚŽ ĞĂƌƚŚƋƵĂŬĞƐ͘ sŽůĐĂŶŽĞƐ ĂƌĞ ĨŽƌŵĞĚ ǁŚĞŶ ŵŽůƚĞŶ ŵĂŐŵĂ ĨŽƌĐĞƐ ŝƚƐ ǁĂLJ ƚŽ ƚŚĞ ƐƵƌĨĂĐĞ ŽĨ ƚŚĞ ĂƌƚŚ͕ ďƵƌƐƟŶŐ Ă ŚŽůĞ ŝŶ ƚŚĞ ĐƌƵƐƚ ĂŶĚ ŇŽǁŝŶŐ ŽƵƚ ƚŽ ƌĞůŝĞǀĞ ƚŚĞ ƉƌĞƐƐƵƌĞ͘ ;DĂŐŵĂ that spills out from volcanoes is called lava ͘Ϳ dŚĞ ǁĞĂŬ parts of the crust give way, and the melted magma pours up and through the crust. As the magma cools, it builds ƵƉ ŝŶƚŽ ƚĂůů ĐŽŶĞƐ ŽǀĞƌ ƟŵĞ͘ dŚĞƐĞ ƚĂůů ĐŽŶĞƐ ĂƌĞ ǀŽůĐĂŶŝĐ mountains, and are the typical volcanoes that erupt, or shoot out lava, ĞǀĞƌLJ ƐŽ ŽŌĞŶ͘ What would you think if you were outside playing soccer in your backyard one day, and a volcano started to grow in ƚŚĞ ŵŝĚĚůĞ ŽĨ LJŽƵƌ ďĂĐŬLJĂƌĚ͍ ^ƵĐŚ ƚŚŝŶŐƐ ŚĂǀĞ ŚĂƉƉĞŶĞĚ͊ /Ŷ DĞdžŝĐŽ͕ ŝŶ ϭϵϰϯ͕ Ă ĨĂƌŵĞƌ ǁĂƐ ǁŽƌŬŝŶŐ ŝŶ ŚŝƐ ĮĞůĚƐ ǁŚĞŶ ŚĞ ŶŽƟĐĞĚ Ă ƐƚĞĂŵŝŶŐ ĐƌĂĐŬ ŝŶ ƚŚĞ ŐƌŽƵŶĚ͘ /Ŷ ĂďŽƵƚ Ă ǁĞĞŬ͕ ĞŶŽƵŐŚ ŵĂŐŵĂ ŚĂĚ ƉŽƵƌĞĚ ŽƵƚ ŽĨ ƚŚĂƚ ĐƌĂĐŬ ƚŚĂƚ Ă ĐŽŶĞ ƚĂůůĞƌ ƚŚĂŶ Ă ĮǀĞͲ ƐƚŽƌLJ ďƵŝůĚŝŶŐ ǁĂƐ ĐƌĞĂƚĞĚ͕ ƌŝŐŚƚ ƚŚĞƌĞ ŝŶ ƚŚĂƚ ƉŽŽƌ ĨĂƌŵĞƌ͛Ɛ ĮĞůĚ͊ Within a year, the mountain had grown to more than 1,000 feet tall. With all the lava and ash burping out of the volcano, people in the area had to leave or get buried in ash and lava. But today, Dƚ͘ WĂƌŝĐƵƟŶ ŝƐ ƋƵŝĞƚ͘

Let’s put what we’ve learned to work.

Roll up Your Sleeves!

Please remember to read all of the activities, right to the end of the chapter, even if you are assigned only one or two activities. Information contained in the activities is also instructional, and part of your lessons!

Activity #1

ZĞŵĞŵďĞƌ ƚŚĂƚ ĨĂĐŝůŝƚĂƟŽŶ ŚĂƉƉĞŶƐ ǁŚĞŶ ƚǁŽ ĐƌĞĂƚƵƌĞƐ ŽĨ ĚŝīĞƌĞŶƚ ƐƉĞĐŝĞƐ Žƌ ŐƌŽƵƉƐ ŚĂǀĞ Ă ǁŽƌŬŝŶŐ ƌĞůĂƟŽŶƐŚŝƉ ƚŚĂƚ ďĞŶĞĮƚƐ ďŽƚŚ ŐƌŽƵƉƐ͕ ůŝŬĞ ďĞĞƐ ƉŽůůŝŶĂƟŶŐ ŇŽǁĞƌƐ͘

EŽǁ͕ ƚŚĞ ĞĚŐĞƐ ŽĨ ƚŚĞ ĂƌƚŚ͛Ɛ ƉůĂƚĞƐ ĂƌĞ ƚŚĞŝƌ ǁĞĂŬĞƐƚ ƉĂƌƚƐ͕ ĂŶĚ ƚŚĂƚ͛Ɛ ǁŚĞƌĞ ƚŚĞ ŵŽƐƚ ǀŽůĐĂŶŽĞƐ ĂƌĞ ĨŽƵŶĚ͘ dŚĞ ĞĚŐĞ ŽĨ ƚŚĞ WĂĐŝĮĐ KĐĞĂŶ͕ ǁŚŝĐŚ ŝƐ ƐŚĂƉĞĚ ŝŶ Ă sort of giant circle fromNew Zealand, to the southern islands of Asia, up along the volcanic islands of Japan, ĂĐƌŽƐƐ ƚŚĞ WĂĐŝĮĐ ƚŽ ůĂƐŬĂ͕ ĂŶĚ ĚŽǁŶ ƚŚĞ ǁĞƐƚ ĐŽĂƐƚ of the Americas, has a lot of volcanoes. This big “circle” ĞdžƉĞƌŝĞŶĐĞƐ ƐŽ ŵƵĐŚ ǀŽůĐĂŶŝĐ ĂŶĚ ĞĂƌƚŚƋƵĂŬĞ ĂĐƟǀŝƚLJ ƚŚĂƚ ŝƚ ŝƐ ƐŽŵĞƟŵĞƐ ĐĂůůĞĚ ƚŚĞ Ring of Fire .

dŚŝŶŬ ŽĨ ƚǁŽ ĞdžĂŵƉůĞƐ ƚŚĂƚ LJŽƵ ƚŚŝŶŬ ŵŝŐŚƚ ďĞ ĨĂĐŝůŝƚĂƟŽŶ͕ ĂŶĚ ƚŚĞŶ ƚŚŝŶŬ ƵƉ ĂŶ ĞdžƉĞƌŝŵĞŶƚ ƚŚĂƚ ǁŽƵůĚ ƐŚŽǁ ŝĨ ĨĂĐŝůŝƚĂƟŽŶ ŝƐ Ăƚ ǁŽƌŬ ŝŶ ƚŚŽƐĞ circumstances. You do not need to ƉĞƌĨŽƌŵ ƚŚĞ ĞdžƉĞƌŝŵĞŶƚ͘

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Behold and See 5 Student Workbook: Worksheets for Chapter 7 begin on page 51.

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