5th Grade Science

Weekend HW

THE STATE TEST IS ON MONDAY!

How you can prepare:

  1. Give full-sentence explanations for your incorrect test answers (worth 50% of original value) – Due Monday
  2. Study the packet; make sure you have no missing knowledge
  3. Kahoot – Link to the first Kahoot we did in class. I ADDED MORE QUESTIONS to the same Kahoot for more practice. If you play the Kahoot it’s up to 5 points extra on your final exam (depending on how many… Continue reading

Homework 5/24

8th Grade – Test Friday on Evolution, Development, and Reproduction (all state test questions). Use the review sheet I gave you, and also the 32 sample test questions: quizgame5.24 powerpoint

 

702 – Test Thursday on Nervous and Digestive Systems

Homework 5/19

8th Grade –

  1. Adaptations assignment was due today: Pick an animal and print a picture of it. In a paragraph, describe what exact environment it lives in and what its role in that environment is. Then, label 5 different adaptations that the animal has, that help it survive in that particular environment.
  2. Lab practical test tomorrow – Reread your 3 labs that we practiced in class, and also my tips for the lab practical that I handed out today!

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Homework 5/16

701 – Finish digestive system and nervous system review sheet

6th grade:

  1. Show me that you know how to make a bar graph – of the number of calories in each of your 7 foods (right column in the data chart)
  2. Try one calculation of how many pieces of one junk food you would have to eat to reach 2,000 Calories (kcal) – for fun!

Spring break HW

8th grade – Finish Part 1 (Multiple choice, #1-45) of a practice science state test – attached here: thumbnail of 2010ilsexam

Weekend Homework due 4/18

8th grade – Genetics test geneticsreview

701 – Circulatory and Respiratory System test circulatoryrespiratoryreview

Homework 3/11

All grades – Science Fair Boards due Monday

sciencefairboardlayout

Board Requirements

  1. Clever Title

2. Question – The question the student is trying to answer

3. Hypothesis – Prediction about the answer to the question; an educated guess

4. Literacy:

A) Why did you choose the project?

B) 3 new vocabulary words you learned

C) Short summary describing the experiment

 

5. Materials – A numbered list of materials you used, with amounts

 

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HW 3/9

5th grade – Run your science experiment and bring data so I can help you analyze your results in class.

 

6th grade – Run your science experiment and bring data so I can help you analyze your results in class.

 

7th grade – Quiz tomorrow – Review – Volcanoes and Organ Systems final

 

8th grade – Run your science experiment and bring data so I can help you analyze your results in class.

Homework 2/23

6th grade – Science fair planning due tomorrow (Title, Question, Hypothesis, Literacy, Materials, Procedure) – see the attached guide in an earlier post

 

7th and 8th grades – Science fair planning due Thursday (Title, Question, Hypothesis, Literacy, Materials, Procedure) – see the attached guide in an earlier post

 

5th Grade – 6th grade – Science fair planning due Friday (Title, Question, Hypothesis, Literacy, Materials, Procedure) – see the attached guide in an earlier post

Homework for the Break

ALL CLASSES – Science Fair due Monday, March 7th.

You should continue your planning over break – see the poster layout below. When we return after break, we will finish planning and you will have 2 weeks to run your experiment and prepare the poster.

 

If you would like to run your experiment over break, email me the procedure at APistell@schools.nyc.gov so I can make sure it’s ready to go.

Poster layout – scifair

 

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