“STEM Challenge”-(Building a strong house for the three little pigs.)
I can build a house out of the provided materials (kit materials, legos, straws, blocks, etc…)that won’t blow down when a blow dryer blows on it.
I can orally explain what worked or needs improvement.
Vocabulary: STEM, imagine, plan, build, teamwork, improve
Young 5’s Houses
Mrs. Rawson’s Kindergarten Houses
Mrs. Fowler’ Kindergarten Houses
I can demonstrate comprehension of light reflecting by experimenting with mirrors and flashlights to observe what happens when objects reflect light.
I can write and draw to explain what happened when light was reflected off the mirror (label and use arrows in drawing).
When I flashed the light on the mirror_______________________________________.
I learned that reflect means_________________.
Vocabulary: light waves, reflect
PS4.B Electromagnetic Radiation
I can demonstrate comprehension of land forms found on Earth by creating various land forms out of clay.
I can orally describe the land form I created with clay.
The land form is ________________.
I would describe it as _______________________________.
Vocabulary: land form, mountain, valley, plateau, mesa, dessert, plain, island, peninsula, cape, hill, volcano, isthmus
I can demonstrate comprehension of various climates by color coding a world map according to climate zones(Polar/cold, Temperate,Warm, Tropical).
I can orally explain the different climate zones and pick a place on the map and explain why I would want to live there.
The different climate zones are_______________________.
If I could pick a climate to live in, it would be _________________
Vocabulary: climate zones, Polar, Temperate, Tropical, Arid, Mediterranean, Tundra
I can demonstrate comprehension of how sound is created and travels by experimenting in two balloons activities that explore speed of vibration:
- Blowing up balloon and exploring with the different sounds it can make when air is released.
- Placing a metal nut or other object in balloon, then spin balloon and observe sounds.
I can write to explain my observations in both activities.
Sound was created by _____________________.
When I ____________________, the sound was _____________.
I also observed that _______________________.
The faster the speed of vibration , the ___________________ the sound was.
Vocabulary: waves, amplitude, pitch, sound, wavelength, vibration, speed
I can demonstrate comprehension of Earth’s patterns of day, night and seasons by creating line graphs that show a years worth of data about length of sunlight and the sun’s angel.
I can explain and answer questions about the patterns I observed from the data in my graph and how it helps me understand why Earth has day and nights, and seasons.
Vocabulary: rotation, revolve, orbit, seasons, axis, patterns, line graph