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

Congratulations Heavyn Gibson!

3rd place winner in the OERB “Where in the World is Petro Pete” contest

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 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!

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

Fifth Grade Science Syllabus 2014

5th Grade Science Pacing Guide 2014-15

Parent Letter Science 2014-15

Remind 5th Grade Science  This link will give you the instructions on how to download the app and class code to receive text reminders of important Science events.

Check out monthly themes and learning opportunities at the Oklahoma Ag in the Classroom website.

Click below for the Ag in the Classroom monthly calendar.

http://oklahoma4h.okstate.edu/aitc/calendar/may.html

 

 

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Oklahoma UglyBug Homepage

Congratulations to Ty Vinson.  He won the Ugly Bug Contest for our school.  His bug can now be viewed at the site below.

 

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http://www.uglybug.org/

 

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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

Kids Astronomy:  http://www.kidsastronomy.com/

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

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

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

Scholastic Weather Site:  http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/wwatch/index.htm

Astronomy for Kids:  http://www.kidsastronomy.com/

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/

PBS Learning Media for Students:  http://oeta.pbslearningmedia.org/student/

Kahoot!:  https://kahoot.it/#/

Scholastic Classification Game:  http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/explorations/bug/level1/interactive.htm

Animal Classification Game:  http://www.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/lsps07.sci.life.oate.animalclass/animal-classification-game/

Living Things games:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/science/living_things/

 

Classroom Enrichment Opportunities

*  Visit HSP Enrichment Software on student computers for extension practice on content.

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

*  Participate in classroom challenges.

 STEM Projects

Earthquakes in Oklahoma – The Oklahoman  http://nie.newsok.com/educators/curriculum/earthquakes-in-oklahoma/

Oklahoma Geological Observatory http://www.okgeosurvey1.gov/

PBS Learning Plate Tectonics (lessons and videos) http://www.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/ess05.sci.ess.earthsys.lp_platetectonics/plate-tectonics/

Code.org

1st Hour

2nd Hour

3rd Hour

5th Hour

6th Hour

 

Look what we are doing in 5th grade Science!

 August – Creating a model of an oil derrick and learning about renewable and non-renewable resources.

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We’re learning how to read science tools.

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STEM Project :   Learning about hydroelectricity and building waterwheels.

 

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Making Polymers (slime)

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Modeling the Moon Phases 

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The James Webb Space Telescope Project

 

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Mylie Campbell and Laney Boyd’s model of the telescope.  Great job, ladies!

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 James Webb Space Telescope Illustrations

STEM Project:  Stomp Rockets

 

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Matter and Energy

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Chemical and Physical Changes with Marshmallows

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Just Having Fun

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Junior Botball® Challenge

 

https://www.juniorbotballchallenge.org/.

March 25th is the Norman Competition.  Please check out the site above and click on Events for more information about the competition.

Jr. Botball Challenge Rules  JBC_ALL_Challenge_Rules1-5

Jr. Botball Tournament Instructions  JBC_Tournament_Instructions

May 9, 2015 – Okmulgee Botball Tournament

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March 28, 2015 Botball Competition in Norman,OK

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science wizard

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.

 

 

 

Intermediate School Library Receives Grant for Library Books

Checotah Intermediate School recently received notification that they were selected as a 2014 Lois Lenski Covey Grant recipient.  This grant will allow the CIS library to purchase $2,986 in additional books.  Lois Lenski, author and illustrator of more than 100 children’s books and the 1946 Newbery medalist for “Strawberry Girl” established the foundation as a charitable institute more than 45 years ago.   CIS faculty and students are excited about getting the new books.

 

CIS Library Book Projects

(Mrs. Franklin’s Reading Class)

 

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Martin Luther King Day Reads

 

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