5th Grade Science
Students will study patterns of change in shadows, tides, seasons, and the observable appearance of the Moon over time.
Students will have a test over the moon phases and the vocabulary below on Wednesday.
Moon any natural satellite of a planet
Waxing to grow
Waning to shrink
Phases a stage in a process of change or development
Solar having to do with the sun
Lunar having to do with the moon
Crescent a curved shape that is wider in the middle than at its ends
Gibbous refers to a moon in between a half-moon but less than a full moon
Students will also need to know the 8 moon phases.
Moon Phases Video Resources:
2 Oreo Moon Phases Videos
Star Date (look up moon phases by date)
1/31/18 EAFK Ceremony2/19/18 Student Holiday/Staff Inservice
Classroom Wishlist for hands on experiments-
glue sticks, AA Batteries, rubber gloves, vegetable oil
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