I can predict and test various items to see if they sink or float.
I can draw one thing that floats and one thing that sinks.
The ________________ floats in water.
The _________________ sinks in water.
Vocabulary: float, sink, under, above
“Aluminum Foil Boats”- STEM Activity
I can build a boat out of 1 sheet of aluminum foil and test to see how many pennies it can hold before sinking.
I can draw a plan of my first attempt of an aluminum foil boat, and then plan a second drawing with improvements from the first and orally explain using sentence stems.
My first boat __________________________.
My second boat I will ____________________________.
Vocabulary: STEM, sink, float
“LEGO STEM TOWER” -(Day 2- Plan 2nd drawing and build with improvements)
I can build the tallest lego tower that can withhold the fan blowing at three different speeds.
I can draw a sketch of my first tower plan, build it, and then create a new drawing plan for a second tower with improvements.
Vocabulary: STEM, plan, create, build, improve, tower, speed
I can demonstrate comprehension of how rapid Earth changes can be caused by earthquakes by experimenting in a hands-on experiment exploring what happens to land during an earthquake using graham crackers and cool whip/frosting.
I can orally explain how an earthquake can quickly cause changes to the Earth.
Earthquakes can cause changes to Earth by_________________________.
Vocabulary: Earthquake, causes, changes, patterns,
tectonic plates, mantle(melted rock)
Second Grade-(Earle’s class)
I can demonstrate comprehension of rapid changes to earth by experimenting with models of earthquakes(using graham crackers and cool whip) and volcanoes( baking soda, vinegar, red food coloring).
I can orally explain how earthquakes and tornadoes can change Earth’s surface quickly.
A tornado can quickly change the land because_________________.
An earthquake is a rapid change because____________________.
Vocabulary: rapid, surface
I can demonstrate comprehension of animal structures and adaptations by experimenting in the Mystery Science activity “Why do Birds Have Beaks?” to observe how different shape beaks help birds eat certain types of food.
I can orally explain how different beaks help birds catch their food.
Birds with _________________ beaks eat ______________.
Vocabulary: habitat, physical characteristics, organisms, survival, environment, prey
I can demonstrate comprehension of how glaciers shape land through erosion and deposition by experimenting in a glacier erosion activity with clay, ice, and sand.
I can draw a picture of my observations from the activity and answer the questions provided about how glaciers shape land through erosion and deposition.
Vocabulary: glacier weathering, erosion, deposition
Fifth Grade-(Continuation from last week)
(Ms. Habhab’s class)
I can demonstrate comprehension of Earth’s 4 spheres(Geosphere, Biosphere, Hydrosphere, Atmosphere) and how they work together as a system by playing “Jeopardy” with various questions about Earth’s spheres.
I can orally explain the different spheres and how they interact.
Earth’s 4 sphere’s are _________________, ___________, ___________, and __________.
The Geosphere is __________________.
The Biosphere is_______________.
The Hydrospere has ____________________.
The Atmoshpere is made of ________________.
The 4 spheres are a system by _______________________________.
Vocabulary: Geosphere, Biosphere, Hydrosphere, Atmosphere
Fifth Grade-(Mrs. Gartha’s class)
I can demonstrate comprehension of Earth’s spheres (Geosphere, Biosphere, Hydrosphere, Atmosphere) and how they work together as a system by playing a board game with various questions about Earth’s spheres.
I can orally explain the different spheres and how they interact while answering questions during the game in my group.