Field Trip Tuesday October 17th

Our Field trip to the Michigan Science Center is this Tuesday please make sure your child has lunch and water bottle please.

Chaperons please be on time so that you can join us on the bus and be with the group.

we are looking forward for a fun and learning day.

science study guide answer key

Water and Climate Investigation 1 Study Guide

 

Write A next to objects that absorb water and B next to objects that water beads up on.

 

___A_ Paper towel __B__ Umbrella

 

__B__ Aluminum foil __A__ Soil

 

__B__ Car __B__ Waxed paper

 

__A__ Sponge __A__ Rocks

 

__B__ Penny __B__ People

 

Is there more salt water or fresh water on Earth?  ______________salt water_______________

 

Why can some insects walk on water?

  1. Water is frozen
  2. Water has surface tension
  3. Insects don’t have a lot of mass
  4. Water is clear.

 

How many mililiters (mL) are in each gram (g)?

 

15 g = ___15___ mL 35 g = __35___mL                     64 g = __64____mL

 

Use the following words to fill in the blanks.  You might not use all the words.

 

Fast slow steep big small flat

 

Water moves ________fast__________ when the slope is ______steep____________.

Water moves _________slow___________ when the amount of water is _____small________.

 

Look at the data table below.  What patterns do you see?  What time data does not fit the pattern shown by the rest of the data.

 

Height of ramp Time data
1 cm 40 sec
2 cm 35 sec
3 cm 30 sec
4 cm 25 sec
5 cm 20 sec
6 cm 18 sec
7 cm 10 sec
8 cm 5  sec

 

The pattern in the time data is ____As the height increases, the time decreases by 5 seconds_______________________________________________.

 

The time data does not fit the pattern when the height of the ramp is _____6____ cm.

 

Draw a picture of a drop of water that would move fast down a slope.    (picture should be a big drop)

 

Draw a picture of a drop of water that would move slow down a slope.  (picture should be a small drop)

 

Short Response Questions

 

Describe how to set up an investigation to find out if Bounty paper towel absorbs more water than Sparkle paper towel.   First explain the question you are investigating.  Then explain the procedure of how to collect your data.  

 

Question:  _________Which paper towel absorbs more water?______________________________________________________

 

First ________measure the mass of the dry Bounty paper towel and Sparkle paper towel.  Make sure they are the same size.___________________________________.

 

Then _______Soak both paper towel brands in water and measure the new mass of both.______________________________________________________________

 

__________________________________________________________________________.

 

Finally ______Subtract the dry mass from the wet mass to find the total amount of water soaked up by each brand of paper towel._________________________________________________

 

__________________________________________________________________________.

 

What measurements or other data should you collect?   ____The mass of the dry paper towel and the mass of the wet paper towel__________________________

 

Use the picture below to answer the following questions.

 

The house was built on the bottom of a sloped hill.  The homeowners always complain about rainwater coming into their home.  

 

What is causing them to get water in their home?  _______Water flows downhill___________.

 

If you were an engineer hired to redesign the area, what is one thing you might do to fix the problem?  _________I would have built the house on flat ground or fill in the sloped area with dirt to flatten out the land.____

Science Study Guide

Water and Climate Investigation 1 Study Guide

 

Write A next to objects that absorb water and B next to objects that water beads up on.

 

____ Paper towel ____ Umbrella

 

____ Aluminum foil ____ Soil

 

____ Car ____ Waxed paper

 

____ Sponge ____ Rocks

 

____ Penny ____ People

 

Is there more salt water or fresh water on Earth?  ________________________________

 

Why can some insects walk on water?

  1. Water is frozen
  2. Water has surface tension
  3. Insects don’t have a lot of mass
  4. Water is clear.

 

How many mililiters (mL) are in each gram (g)?

 

15 g = ______ mL 35 g = _____mL                     64 g = ______mL

 

Use the following words to fill in the blanks.  You might not use all the words.

 

Fast slow steep big small flat

 

Water moves __________________ when the slope is __________________.

Water moves ____________________ when the amount of water is _______________.

 

Look at the data table below.  What patterns do you see?  What time data does not fit the pattern shown by the rest of the data.

 

Height of ramp Time data
1 cm 40 sec
2 cm 35 sec
3 cm 30 sec
4 cm 25 sec
5 cm 20 sec
6 cm 18 sec
7 cm 10 sec
8 cm 5  sec

 

The pattern in the time data is ___________________________________________________.

 

The time data does not fit the pattern when the height of the ramp is _________ cm.

 

Draw a picture of a drop of water that would move fast down a slope.

 

Draw a picture of a drop of water that would move slow down a slope.

 

Short Response Questions

Describe how to set up an investigation to find out if Bounty paper towel absorbs more water than Sparkle paper towel.   First explain the question you are investigating.  Then explain the procedure of how to collect your data.  

 

Question:  _________________________________________________________________

 

__________________________________________________________________________

 

Procedure:  First ____________________________________________________________.

 

Then _____________________________________________________________________

 

__________________________________________________________________________.

 

Finally ____________________________________________________________________

 

__________________________________________________________________________.

 

What measurements or other data should you collect?   ______________________________

 

___________________________________________________________________________

 

___________________________________________________________________________

 

___________________________________________________________________________

Use the picture below to answer the following questions.

 

The house was built on the bottom of a sloped hill.  The homeowners always complain about rainwater coming into their home.  

 

What is causing them to get water in their home?  ___________________________________

 

___________________________________________________________________________.

If you were an engineer hired to redesign the area, what is one thing you might do to fix the problem?  _________________________________________________________________

 

_________________________________________________________________________.

 

Picture of the week

Math test

Students will have a math test Thursday October 5th

student will be giving a study guide Wednesday and will be reviewed in the class