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Welcome to Mrs. Green’s 5th Grade Science Class!

 

5th grade students signed the bulletin in class testifying that they are champions!  They are going to show their stuff on the OCCT’s.

 

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Click on the following link for the 2014 Science OCCT Test Prep Study GuidePASS Review

OCCT Testing Dates:  April 14, 2014 – April 25, 2014

 

 funding factory

CIS collects empty ink cartridges and old cell phones to turn in for cash for our school through Funding Factory.  Check out their site for more information. http://www.fundingfactory.com/  If you have any items you would like to donate, send them with your child and they can drop them off in my room, Mrs. Coleman’s or Mrs. Reynolds.  Thank you!

Lesson Plans for this week:  Lesson Plans 4-7 to 4-11

 

Mrs. Green’s Student Success and Vision - This document reflects opportunities students have to achieve success and my vision statement.

5th Grade Science Pacing Calendar 2013-14 - This document provides the dates that 5th grade science topics will be taught.

Fifth Grade Science Syllabus 2013 - Syllabus for 5th Grade Science 2013-14

Remind101 – This is a one-way texting system where I can send a text to the parent (or student) to remind them of assignments, tests, upcoming projects, or other school related information.  This is another great way to keep parents informed.  If you wish to sign up, please click on the hour that your child has Science, then follow the instructions.

Remind101 1st hour

Remind101 2nd hour

Remind101 3rd hour

Remind101 5th hour

Remind101 6th hour

ENRICHMENT SITES FOR STUDENTS

Articles

Science News for Kids:  http://www.sciencenewsforkids.org/category/life/

News ELA:  http://newsela.com/

Science News:  http://sciencenetlinks.com/science-news/

Games and Interactives

Scholastic Study Jams (Science and Math):  http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/index.htm

PBS Kids Zoom Science: – http://pbskids.org/zoom/activities/sci/

Sheppard Software: http://sheppardsoftware.com/

Science for Kids:  http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/

Science Interactive Activities:  http://www.uen.org/3-6interactives/science.shtml

Scholastic Computer Lab Favorites: http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/clf/tguidesitemap.htm

Science Links Afterschool Favorites:   http://sciencenetlinks.com/afterschool-resources/

Eco Kids:  http://www.ecokids.ca/pub/games_activities/index.cfm

Train Your Brain:  http://www.proprofs.com/games/c/brain-training/

Making Graphs:  http://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/createagraph/default.aspx

NASA Space Place:  http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/menu/play/

Science Net Links:  http://sciencenetlinks.com/afterschool-resources/

The Rock Cycle:  http://www.learner.org/interactives/rockcycle/index.html

Science Games for Kids:  http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/gamesactivities.html

Discovery Kids:  http://kids.discovery.com/

Weather Wiz Kids: http://weatherwizkids.com/

Weather for Kids:  http://weatherforkids.org/

Elclipse Interactive:  http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/olcweb/cgi/pluginpop.cgi?it=swf::800::600::/sites/dl/free/0072482621/78778/Eclipses_Nav.swf::Eclipse%20Interactive

Phases of the Moon:  http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/moon_phases/

Lunar Phases:  http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/olcweb/cgi/pluginpop.cgi?it=swf::800::600::/sites/dl/free/0072482621/78778/Lunar_Nav.swf::Lunar%20Phases%20Interactive

Seasons:  http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/olcweb/cgi/pluginpop.cgi?it=swf::800::600::/sites/dl/free/0072482621/78778/Seasons_Nav.swf::Seasons%20Interactive

Weather Wiz Kids:  http://weatherwizkids.com/weather-instruments.htm

PBS Kids Zoom:  http://pbskids.org/zoom/activities/sci/thermometer.html

UEN:  http://www.uen.org/weather/station.shtml

Science Kids:  http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/weather.html  (Scroll down to ‘Projects’)

Scholastic:  http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/wwatch/gather_data/

Classroom Enrichment Opportunities

*  Visit HSP Enrichment Software on student computers.

*  Dig deeper by exploring the classroom library (encyclopedias, books, and magazines).

*  Participate in classroom challenges.

 

Kidblog sites:

1st hour:  http://kidblog.org/1stHourScience-3/

2nd hour:  http://kidblog.org/2ndHourScience-4/

3rd hour:  http://kidblog.org/3rdHourScience-3/

5th hour: http://kidblog.org/5thHourScience-3/

6th hour:   http://kidblog.org/6thHourScience-5/

 

Look what we are doing in 5th grade Science.

March 2014 WEATHER INSTRUMENT CHALLENGE WINNER:  Sierra E. for her anemometer.  Picture below.

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February 2014 – Chemical changes (left) and how humans affect ecosystems with vinegar and seeds (right).

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January 2014 – Food Chains, Food Webs, and Energy Pyramids

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December 2013 – Making Crystals

 

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 November – Roasting Marshmallows (and learning about physical and chemical changes).

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October – Students teaching students through demonstrations.

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Our favorite students…

Kermit - our classroom tree frog.

Squirt - our water turtle.

Squirt – our water turtle.

 

science wizard

Science Wizards

Chapter 11
 1st Hour:  Patrick, Parish, Michael, Ryleigh
2nd Hour:  Mason H.
3rd Hour:  Isaiah, Rosemary, Dalton
5th Hour:  Trinity, Bethany, Helayna, Makayla
6th Hour:  Madison C., Clancy, Haylee C., Mackenzie B.

I love to hear from parents and caregivers about how I can better help your child.  If you have questions or concerns, please email me at pggreen@checotah.k12.ok.us.