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Grade 5 Science - Week Five

Printable Version of this lesson board in PDF format

5thGrade Science

Week 5 May 4 - 8

Science Objectives: Students will be able to:

  • identify the different phases of the moon.
  • identify what causes the different phases of the moon.
  • understand the Earth’s orbit.

Objetivos de ciencia: Los estudiantes podrán:

  • identificar las fases de la luna.
  • identificar las causas de las fases de la luna.
  • entender el orbita de la tierra.

You Tube Videos
Video #1 Video #2 Video #3 Video #4
Videos YouTube
La Luna
Superluna de abril 2020
La Luna- National Geographic Espana
La tierra y sus movimientos

Screen Free activities

  • Moon Phases Flip Book Create a “flip book” of the phases of the moon.
  • Moon Phase Memory. Cut a sheet of paper in to 16 cards. On each card draw a phase. You should have two cards with the same phase. Mix them up and match! For a challenge, when you make a match, name the phase.

Screen Free Activities

  • Moon Phases Flip Book Librito “flipbook” de las fases de la luna.
  • Juego memoria. Corta una hoja de papel en 16 cuadrados. En cada tarjeta, dibuja una fase de la luna. Cada fase debe tener dos tarjetas. Mézclalas y encuentra las parejas. Para un reto, nombra cada fase cuando encuentras un par.


lunar cycle: the 4-week period during which the moon orbits earth one time and goes through all of its phases
ciclo lunar: periodo de 4 semanas durante el que la luna orbita la tierra una vez y es visible en todas sus fases

phase: the shape of the visible part of the moon

fase: forma de la parte visible de la luna

orbit: to move or travel around an object in a curved path (can also be a noun, the path traveled)
orbitar: moverse o viajar alrededor de un objeto en un trayecto curvado (también hay un nombre, órbita, que es el trayecto recorrido

rotation: turning around on an axis

rotación: movimiento de un cuerpo alrededor de un eje

revolution: to travel around something else in a circular path; orbit

revolución: movimiento de un astro a lo largo de una órbita completa

axis: an imaginary line around which a sphere, like a planet, rotates
eje: línea imaginaria alrededor de la cual rota una masa, como un planeta

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