5th Grade Science
Students will begin studying Earth and Space. Students will be able to recognize patterns in the natural world and among the Sun, Earth, and Moon System. Students will be able to demonstrate that Earth rotates on its axis once approximately every 24 hours causing the day/night cycle and the apparent movement of the Sun across the sky. Students will be able to identify and compare the physcial characteristics of the Sun, Earth, and Moon. Students will be able to list the planets in order starting from the Sun. Students will be able to identfiy Moon Phases.
Students will have a vocabulary quiz on Thursday over the following words. They may practice on Quizlet using the following link.
Orbit- the path of an object in space
Revolve-to travel around another object in space in a circle or oval
Rotate-to spin on an axis
New Moon-phase of the moon when we cannot see the moon from Earth
Full Moon-phase of the moon where the whole moon appears lit up
Axis-an imaginary line that goes through the center of the Earth
1/8/18 First Day back from Winter break
1/15/18 Student and Staff Holiday
1/31/18 EAFK Ceremony
2/19/18 Student Holiday/Staff Inservice
Classroom Wishlist for hands on experiments-
glue sticks, AA Batteries, Oreos, rubber gloves, vegetable oil
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