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Science Week 5/31 - 6/4

Monday 5/31
  • No school
Tuesday 6/1
  • Watch "Cosmos" with class
Wednesday 6/2
  • Watch "Cosmos" with class
Thursday 6/3
  • Move-up, Awards, Classroom Celebration
Friday 6/4
  • Online yearbook signing

Science Week 5/10 - 5/14

Monday- 5/10

  • Warm-up
  • Read “Why is the Equator hotter than the North and South Poles” in your studies weekly, Week 5
  • Read “Solar and Lunar Eclipse” in your studies weekly, Week 5
  • Complete Today's Exit ticket

 

Tuesday - 5/11

  • Warm-up
  • Read “Why are there days and nights?” in your studies weekly, Week 5
  • Read “Why do we have seasons?” in your studies weekly, Week 5
  • Complete Today's Exit ticket

 

Wednesday - 5/12

  • Warm-up
  • Read “Telling time” in your studies weekly, Week 5
  • Read "What are solar flares?" in your studies weekly. week 5
  • Read "Nicolaus Copernicus" in you studies weekly

 

Thursday - 5/13

 
  • Warm-up
  • Read “Astrolabe” in your studies weekly, Week 5
  • Read "Mak an Astrolabe" in your studies weekly

 

Friday - 5/14

  • Take week 5 Studies weekly test

Science Week 4/26 - 4/30

Monday 4/26

No school

Tuesday 4/27
 
  1. Attend lesson on Zoom or view video 
  2. Warm- up
  3. Learn about  how wind can cause natural disasters (Watch lesson video)
  4. Complete the exit ticket for today. 
 
Wednesday 4/28
  1. Attend lesson on Zoom or view video 
  2. Warm- up
  3. Start a windproof house Activity.
Thursday 4/29
  1. Attend lesson on Zoom or view video 
  2. Warm- up
  3. Complete a windproof house Activity.
  4. Complete the exit ticket for today. 
Friday 4/30
  1. Attend lesson on Zoom or view video 
  2. Warm- up
  3. Complete "End of Mystery" worksheet.
  4. Complete the assignment on Legends of Learning

 

Science Week 4/12 - 4/16

All documents can be found on the daily assignment in Teams unless otherwise posted.

Monday 4/5

I can explain the natural process of cloud formations. I can observe the weather in a natural phenomenon.

  1. Read the “The Whys of Weather – Clouds” passage
  2. Answer the comprehension questions for “The Whys of Weather – Clouds”
  3. Complete Lesson Mystery Science lesson Summer Ice Storm
  4. Create a see-think-wonder chart (see video for example and discussion)

Tuesday 4/6

I can observe and explain the natural process of cloud formations.

  1. Warm-up: Write 2 take-aways about clouds and water particles from yesterday’s lesson." (Complete in writing notebook)
  2. Participate in Mystery Science lesson Where Do Clouds Come From? Exploration
  3. Complete Hands-On Activity (experiment) (Where Do Clouds Come From? )(If you are at home, you can use a clear glass and a plate on top as the lid).
  4. Answer questions on Gas Trap Experiment Sheet
  5. Exit ticket: How does the model in the experiment help you understand how clouds are formed? Describe how clouds are formed?

Wednesday 4/7

I can make predictions about the weather based on the clouds and wind.

  1. Play Mystery Science Exploration video and take guided notes in Storm Spotter’s Guide.
  2. Complete Mystery Science Activity . Use the Storm Guide Book to answer the questions on the Will It Storm Worksheet.

Thursday 4/8

I can collect weather data to determine the origin of the Summer Ice Storm phenomenon.

  1. Mystery Science: Where do clouds come from? Anchor Connection Answer corresponding questions in the Summer Ice Storm Clue Book
  2. Mystery Science Stormy Skies- Anchor Connection Answer corresponding questions in the Summer Ice Storm Clue Book
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Science Week 4/5 - 4/6

Monday- 4/5

  • Warm-up: What do you know about tornados?
  • Read “Red Sky at Night, Sailor’s Delight?” in your studies weekly.
  • Read “Why do tornadoes spin?” in your studies weekly.
  • Complete Exit Tickets

 

Tuesday - 4/6

  • Warm-up:What do you know about tornados?
  • Read “Red Sky at Night, Sailor’s Delight?” in your studies weekly.
  • Read “Why do tornadoes spin?” in your studies weekly.
  • Complete Exit Tickets

 

Wednesday - 4/7

  • Warm-up:  Complete the “What's the force?” article on your studies weekly
  • Read and complete the “How powerful is air?” experiment in your studies weekly
  • Complete today’s  Exit Ticket

 

Thursday - 4/8

  • Warm-up: What do you know about clouds?
  • Read and complete the “Charting Clouds” experiment in your studies weekly
  • Complete today’s exit ticket

Friday - 4/9

  • Play Kahoot to help you review for the test
  • Take your week 4 Studies Weekly Test

Science Week 3/31 - 4/2

This week we will start digging into how wind, water, and ice shape our earth. 

3-31 Wednesday

  • Warm-up
  • Read “The Giant Sculptures Called Planet Earth” in Earth - Space science week 4
  • Complete “Giant Earth Sculptures Fact Chart”

4-1 Thursday

  • Warm-up
  • Read “Earth Sculptures” in Earth - Space Science week 4
  • Complete “Wind, Watter, Ice Facts and Exit ticket” (Graded)

4-2 Friday

  • Warm-up
  • Do the “Water Erosion Experiment” 
  • Complete today’s Exit ticket (Graded)

Science Week 3/15-3/19

This week students will be doing some deeper investigation on the continental drift
 
 
Monday 3/15
 
Part 1: (done during social studies time)
I can compare and investigate different kinds of rocks
  • Compare and investigate rocks with the class
  • Use "Rock Findings" to help you take notes
 
Part 2: (done during science time)
  • Warm-up: List as many facts as you can about tectonic plates.
  • Investigate tectonic plates with the class on BrainPOP
 
 
Tuesday 3/16
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    Warm-up: How could the world have looked different when dinosaurs roamed the earth? How did dinosaurs end up on different continents when we now have large oceans separating them?
  • Complete the "Is Pangea real? Investigation"
    • "What do you think happened?" worksheet
    • Continental puzzle
    • "Chart your findings" worksheet
Wednesday 3/17
  • Warm-up: If California broke off of North America, would it be a new continent? Why or why not?
  • Complete continental drift notes
  • Complete 3/17 - Exit ticket
 
Thursday 3/18
No school
 
Friday 3/19
No school

Science Week 3/8-3/12

This week students will be wrapping up Earth-space Science: Week 3 - Volcanos and Earth Movement
  • Essential Question: How does the movement of tectonic plates and magma affect the Earth?
Monday 3/8: Earth-space Science: Week 3 
I can identify how tectonic plate movements affect the Earth
I can identify the different kinds of volcanoes
  • Warm-up: Brainstorm a list of facts you know about volcanoes
  • Article 1- Our Busy Planet
    • Answer the questions below the article
  • Article 2 - Scientist Study Busy Earth at Yellowstone
    • Answer the questions below the article
  • Article 3 -Volcanos and Earth Movements
    • Answer the questions below the article
  • Complete Exit Ticket attached to today's assignment
 
Tuesday 3/9: Earth-space Science: Week 3
I can identify what a tiltmeter is and why scientist use it
I can identify what happens when an underwater volcano erupts
  • Warm-up: Add to your list of volcano facts: What new facts did you learn from yesterday’s readings
  • Read Article 7- Tiltmeter
    • Answer the questions below the article
  • Read Article10- Let's Investigate
    • Answer the questions below the article
  • Read Article 4- Underwater Volcano
    • Answer the questions below the article
    • Do the experiment
  • Complete today's exit ticket
Wednesday 3/10: Earth-Space Science: Week 3
I can what a seismograph is and why scientist use them
  • Warm-up: I can what a seismograph is and why scientist use them
  • Read Article 5 - Seismographs
    • Answer the questions below the article
  • Read Article 8 - Jacques Piccard (1922-2008)
    • Answer the questions below the article
  • Read Article 9 - Seismograph
    • Answer the questions below the article
    • Do the experiment
  • Complete Exit Ticket attached to today's assignment
 
Thursday 3/11: Earth-Space Science: Week 3
I can identify what soil is made of.
  • Warm-up: What do you think soil is made of? Make a list of different things you think are in the soil.
  • Read Article 6 - How is soil made?
  • Read Article 11 - Science Fact
  • Play Kahoot to help you review for the test tomorrow
Friday 3/12: Earth-Space Science: Week 3
I can identify how the movement of tectonic plates and magma affect the Earth.
  • Take Earth-Space Science Week 3 Test

Science Week 3/1-3/5

This week students will be wrapping up Earth-space Science: Week 2 - Our Planet Earth.
  • Essential Question: What is our Earth made up of?
Monday 3/1: Earth-space Science: Week 2 
I can identify how different types of rocks are formed.
  • Warm- up:  Assign students 2 vocabulary words. Students will use the seven minutes to find and create a definition. 
  • Article 1- A Big Rock
    • Answer the questions below the article
  • Article 3 - Our Planet Earth
    • Answer the questions below the article
  • Complete Exit Ticket attached to today's assignment
 
Tuesday 3/2: Earth-space Science: Week 2
I can identify why Earth day is important.
I can identify different ways diamonds are used.
  • Warm- up: Brainstorm a list of what you know about Earth day
  • Read Article 2-A Special Day For Earth
    • Answer the questions below the article
  • Read Article7- Diamonds for Everything
    • Answer the questions below the article
  • Complete today's exit ticket (Put the Rock Cycle in Order)
Wednesday 3/3: Earth-Space Science: Week 2
I can identify why it would not be easy to reach the center of the earth
 
  • Warm- up:  Do you think the center of the Earth is like the movie "Journey to the Center of the Earth"?  Why or Why not? Watch this clip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iJkspWwwZLM 
  • Read Article 8 - JulesVerne
    • Answer the questions below the article
  • Read Article 6 - Can we reach the center of the earth?
    • Answer the questions below the article
  • Read Article 12 - Comparing Rocks
  • Complete Exit Ticket attached to today's assignment
 
Thursday 3/5: Earth-Space Science: Week 2 
I can compare and investigate different kinds of rocks
  • Compare and investigate rocks with the class
  • Use "Rock Findings" to help you take notes
Friday 3/5:Earth-Space Science: Week 2
  • Play Kahoot to help you review for the test
  • Take Earth-Space Science Week 2 Test

 

Science Week 2/22 - 2/26

This week students will be wrapping up Earth-space Science: Week 1 - Technology and Inventions.
  • Essental Question: How has technology changed lives in the past 150 years?
Students will also start Earth-space Science: Week 2 - Our Planet Earth
  • Essental Question: What is our Earth made up of?
Monday 2/22: Earth-space Science: Week 1 - Technology and Inventions.
I can identify complex machines and why they are complex.
I can identify how technology has helped change lives.
  • Warm- up: Brainstorm a list of simple machines we use. You can also tell me what type of simple machine.
  • Read Article 5- Machines
    • Answer the questions below the article
  • Read Article 8 - Thomas Edison
    • Answer the questions below the article
  • Play Kahoot to help you review for tomorrows test
 
Tuesday 2/23: Earth-space Science: Week 1 - Technology and Inventions.
I can identify how technology has helped change lives.

I can use text evidence to help me answer questions.

  • Warm- up: What was your favorite or most interesting discovery in Earth-Space Science Week 1?
  • Take Earth-Space Science: Week 1 on Studies weekly
  • After completing explore https://spaceplace.nasa.gov/
 
Wednesday 2/24: Earth-Space Science: Week 2 - Our Planet Earth
I can  identify the difference between Stalactites and Stalagmites and how they are formed.
 
  • Warm- up:  Watch stalactites and Stalagmites to introduce today’s lesson https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=puA0YC-hSPM
  • Read Article 4 - Cave Crystals
    • Do the experiment
    • Answer the questions below the article
  • Read Article 5 - Mining
    • Answer the questions below the article
  • Complete Exit Ticket attached to todays assignment
 
Thursday 2/25: Earth-Space Science: Week 2 - Our Planet Earth
I can identify how different types of rocks are formed.
  • Warm- up:  Assign students 2 vocabulary words. Students will use the seven minutes to find and create a definition. 
  • Article 1- A Big Rock
    • Answer the questions below the article
  • Article 3 - Our Planet Earth
    • Answer the questions below the article
  • Complete Exit Ticket attached to todays assignment
Friday 2/26:
I can Identify different types of rocks and their characteristics.

 

 
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Science 2/15-2/19

NO SCHOOL: 2/15 and 2/16
 
This week's Science to-do's:
1. Earth - Space Science Week #1 Newspaper articles 1, 2, 3, 4, and 6
2. Exit Tickets (graded)
3. Make a Lemon Battery
4. THIS diagram
 

Science Week 2/8 - 2/12

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This week's Science to-do's:
1. Life Science Week #9 Newspaper articles
2. Complete "Arthropod Investigation" (graded)
3. Make a bug pooter
4. Life Science Week #9 Test (graded)

Science 2/1 - 2/5

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This week's Science to-do's:
1. Life Science Week #8 Newspaper articles
2. Complete your Human System worksheet (graded)
3. Life Science Week #8 Test (graded)

Science week 1/25 - 1/28

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This week's Science to-do's:
1. Life Science Week #7 Newspaper articles
2. Three Takeaways for each day's articles
3. Answer all the Ecosystem Project questions (class notebook)
4. Complete your ecosystem poster, PowerPoint, or diorama (graded)
5. Life Science Week #6 Test (graded)

Science Week 1/18 - 1/22

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This week's Science to-do's:
1. Life Science Week #6 Newspaper articles
2. Three Takeaways for each day's articles
3. "1/19 - Is it a producer, consumer or decomposer?" in class notebook
4. Work on your ecosystem project
5. Life Science Week #6 Test