Science Homework 10-22-18

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Read Pages 80-86 and take notes. Be ready for a discussion on Wednesday.

Bi-Weekly Spelling and Vocabulary for 10/22-11/2


TEST IS 11/2

  1. Solution- a liquid mixture in which the minor component (the solute) is uniformly distributed within the major component (the solvent).
  2. Evidence– the available body of facts or information indicating whether a belief or proposition is true or valid.
  3. Conserved– prevent the wasteful or harmful overuse of (a resource).
  4. Colony– an area of land controlled by another, usually distant, country.
  5. Ethnic group– a group of people who share a language and similar customs.
  6. Migration– the movement of people from one country or region to another with the intent of staying at that place for a long period of time.
  7. Compare-estimate, measure, or note the similarity or dissimilarity between.
  8. Contrast-the state of being strikingly different from something else.
  9. Text Structures-refers to how the information within a written textis organized.
  10. Multiply- obtain from (a number) another that contains the first number a specified number of times.
  11. Divide- separate or be separated into parts.
  12. Operation- takes two values, and includes addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and exponentiation.

Bi-Weekly Spelling and Vocabulary for 10/08 – 10/19 TEST IS 10/19


  1. particles – a minute portion of matter.
  2. substance – a particular kind of matter with uniform properties.
  3. exponent– a quantity representing the power to which a given number or expression is to be raised, usually expressed as a raised symbol beside the number or expression.
  4. algorithm– a procedure, a description of a set of steps that can be used to solve a mathematical
  5. horizontal– the opposite of vertical, something horizontalis arranged sideways, like a person lying down.
  6. inference– a conclusion reached on the basis of evidence and reasoning.
  7. determine– ascertain or establish exactly, typically as a result of research or calculation.
  8. context clues– hints that the author gives to help define a difficult or unusual word. The clue may appear within the same sentence as the word to which it refers, or it may follow in a preceding sentence.
  9. exchange– an act of giving one thing and receiving another (especially of the same type or value) in return.
  10. Exploration- the action of traveling in or through an unfamiliar area in order to learn about it.
  11. Compound– made up or consisting two or more parts
  12. Implied– to suggest (something) without saying or showing it plainly

Today the students worked together in small groups to build the tallest freestanding structure.  They were allowed to use 20 sticks of spaghetti, 1 yard of tape, 1 yard of string, 1 marshmallow.  Look below to see the results!