Fungi: Yeasts, Molds, and Mushrooms

Students continue their study of organisms by examining fungi. They observe budding in yeast and experiment to learn what food yeast cells need and how they get energy. Students study reproduction in fungi by making a sporangium model and a spore print of a mushroom.

Student Resources

Learn by Reading

For additional content-area reading, check out the Houghton Mifflin Science eBook: Grade 5, Unit A, page 26.