We have a new science book and curriculum for the 2012-2013 school year!
The following website has vocabulary review for many of the chapters and units we will be studying this year, as well as online games.
Scroll down to the chapter you would like to view.
Chapter 5: Water
The water cycle including terms: condensation, precipitation, evaporation
A water cycle video
A water cycle song-lyrics to the tune of "Give Me Everything Tonight" by Ptt Bull, Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=endscreen&NR=1&v=o3BVa7PH_JE
Water Cycle Powerpoint and Song
A great website to review vocabulary and concepts for Chapter 5
Chapter 6: Weather
A great resource website to help you learn about temperature, climate, wind, clouds, different types of instruments, different types of storms, weather safety, weather flashcards, and weather forecasting.
Hurricanes and Tornadoes Song -lyrics to the tune of Train song "Sister, Sister"
A great website to review vocabulary and concepts for Chapter 6
Chapter 7: Rocks and Soil
A great website to review vocabulary and concepts for Chapter 7
A short fossil powerpoint
Rock Cycle & kinds of rock video (5 min. 32 sec.)
Rock song - lyrics to the tune of "Everybody Talks" by Neon Trees
cks and Minerals PowerPoint
This cutaway view of Earth shows where some common rock-forming processes occur. Embedded animations will illustrate the path of a rock moving through the rock cycle.
The Rock Cycle
Learn about rocks and minerals and their uses.
Rock Hound Quiz
Here is a mineral gallery to show you various minerals.
Do some cyber prospecting on this site!
Chapter 8: Changes on Earth
A great website to review vocabulary and concepts for Chapter 8
Review Earth’s layers with Wiz Kalifa song parody by Mr. Lee
A rap song to review weathering
Various Earthquake sites
How much do you know about volcanoes? Take this quiz! http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/games/puzzlesquizzes/quizyournoodle-volcanoes/
Chapter 9: Natural Resources
A great website to review vocabulary and concepts for Chapter 9
Video clips to review the concepts from Chapter 9 (see study guide for username and password)
Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle!
Pictures of items being reused
Use these cards to sort pictures of renewable and nonrenewable resources
Chapter 10: Matter and Its Properties
A great website to review vocabulary and concepts for Chapter 10
A periodic table chart to learn about the elements and how they are organized
Steve Spangler’scornstarch and water experiment from the Ellen DeGeneres show—
(Non-NewtonianFluid—solid when punched due to pressure/force, but liquid when poured)
Density experiment with an egg and saltwater
Song for properties of a solid, liquid, or gas
Chemistry for Kids
Dirtmeister's Science Lab on Matter
States of Matter
Chapter 11: Changes in Matter
A great website to review vocabulary and concepts for Chapter 11
Watch this video to view examples of physical and chemical changes.
Make a chemical change by making your own marshamallows!
A great website to review vocabulary and concepts for Chapter 12
Simple Machines Information
Learn about the different types of simple machines using this site. It is great for interactive whiteboards or for students to play individually or with a partner. As you play the game, record information you learn about the simple machines.
Six simple machines
Examples of simple machines
Simple Machines Quiz
Simple and Compound Machines
Dirtmeister's Simple Machines
Chapter 13: Energy
A great website to review vocabulary and concepts for Chapter 13
Chapter 14: Sound
A great website to review vocabulary and concepts for Chapter 14
Chapter 15: Patterns in the Sky and Chapter 16: The Solar System
Learn about the space rover "Curiousity" which was sent to Mars on November 26, 2011 and will reach "the red planet" sometime in August of 2012. It is supposed to gather information as to whether there has ever been life on Mars, or if the planet could ever have life on Mars!
New planet discovered -Kepler 22b--It is very Earth-like but it is not in our solar system -Check out the report (Dec. 2011)
Use this site to play games to review information for the sun, moon, and Earth!
Find out your weight in space.www.exploratorium.edu/ronh/weight/index.html
Go to the moon.http://sf.factmonster.com/sunmoon.php
Last Modified on May 6, 2013