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Mrs. Green’s Webpage

 

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

 

 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 January calendar.

http://www.clover.okstate.edu/fourh/aitc/calendar/jan.html

 

 

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Oklahoma Trash Poster Contest

Sponsored by the Oklahoma Department of Transportation

http://www.okladot.state.ok.us/beauty/poster/pdfs/entry15.pdf

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Oklahoma UglyBug Homepage

Congratulations to Ty Vinson.  He won the Ugly Bug Contest for our school.  His “ugly bug” will now be sent to OU for the final judging.  Good luck Ty!

 

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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/#/

Computer Science Code.org http://code.org/

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/

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/

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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Junior Botball® Challenge

 

https://www.juniorbotballchallenge.org/.

2015 Botball Schedule Botball Team schedule

Jr. Botball Challenge Rules  JBC_ALL_Challenge_Rules1-5

Jr. Botball Tournament Instructions  JBC_Tournament_Instructions

Norman Challenge – Event Information  https://www.juniorbotballchallenge.org/events/oklahoma-junior-botball-challenge-1/

A note from KISS -
Attend the Junior Botball Challenge Event on November 15th at Monroe Elementary School in Norman! This is going to be a challenge event combined with a help day for teams. Even if your team has only completed 1 or 2 of the challenges – COME TO THIS EVENT! We will be awarding completion buttons, but not trophies. Our goals for this event are to help the students see how the tournament runs, practice going through the process and get help from our staff with programming, building and troubleshooting. It’s going to be a fun, learning experience with no pressure. It will be the perfect chance for them to practice and feel more prepared for the big regional event on March 28th.
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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.

 

 

 

 

CIS Library Book Projects

(Mrs. Franklin’s Reading Class)

 

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Martin Luther King Day Reads

 

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