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Grade 5 Science - Week Four

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5thGrade Science

Week 4 April 27-May 1

Matter – Science Objectives: Students will be able to:

  • explain that all matter is made up of smaller and smaller units.
  • demonstrate that matter can be combined or separated to produce energy and create new substances.

Materia- objetivos: Los estudiantes podrán:

  • explicar que materia esta hecha de unidades pequeñas y aun mas pequeñas.
  • demostrar que materia puede ser combinada o separada para producir engería y substancias nuevas.

Mixtures and Solutions (FossWeb- sign in as guest)
Matter- Chem4Kids
Mixtures basics- Chem4Kids
Science Friday
Sitios en línea
Aha en español (Science Friday)
La materia y sus estados
El mundo divertido de Peep
Ventanas al universo (tengan paciencia, toma unos momentos para descargar)

Books to Read
The Comic Book Periodic Table of Elements (online comic books)
Bartholomew & the Oobleck
Explore Atoms and Molecules! With 25 Great Projects (Explore Your World) Janet Slingerland
Marie Curie for Kids: Her life and Scientific Discoveries with 21 activities and experiments Amy M. O’Quinn
Libros recomendados
Misterios cortos que resuelves con ciencia Eric Yoder
Que son los mocos? Y otras preguntas raras que hago a veces Gabriel Leon
Cuentos de buenas noches para ninas rebeldes Elena Favilli
El loco invento de Frank Einstein Jon Scieszka

Screen-Free Activities
Cristales de sal. Mezcla 1 cucharada de sal kosher en 1 taza de agua tibia. Mezcla hasta que la sal disuelve. Hecha la mezcla en un plato hondo. Déjalo en un lugar donde hay mucho sol. Escribe y dibuja lo que observas. Deja el plato en el lugar soleado y vuele el día siguiente para observar lo que paso. Escribe y dibuja los cambios.
¡En la cocina! Pongase a cocinar to receta favorita. Mientas que hechas los ingredientes escribe y dibuja como cambia cada ingrediente. Piensa en como todo se combina para hacer el producto final. Piensa que pasaría si no le agregarías uno de los ingredientes. Como cambiaria el producto final.


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Matter and Energy: What is matter?
Small toy magnets can be a big danger
Rubber and all its uses

Newsela en español
La nueva mezcla de slime de Jell-O es viscosa y elástica, además tiene Buen sabor
Todos conocemos los estados solidos y líquidos, pero ¿los dos al mismo tiempo?
Una brillante idea: cemento que brilla en la oscuridad

Screen-Free Activities

Salt crystals. Mix 1 tablespoon of kosher salt in 1 cup of warm water. Stir until salt is dissolved. Pour mixture in a shallow dish. Leave in a sunny place. Write and draw what you see. Leave and check daily, drawing and writing your observations.

Make your favorite recipe. As you add and mix ingredients, write about and draw what happens to each ingredient. Think about what each ingredient does to achieve the final product. Think about what would happen if you did not add one of the ingredients. How would that change the outcome?


chemical reaction: the process in which two or more substances combine to make one or more new substances that have different properties from the original ones

reacción química: proceso en el que las sustancias cambian para formar una o más sustancias que tienen propiedades diferentes a las originales

matter: anything that has mass and takes up space.

materia: cualquier cosa que tiene masa y ocupa espacio

mixture: two or more substances together.

mezcla dos o más materiales juntos

property: a characteristic that describes a substance, such as color, size, shape, or texture.

propiedad característica que describe una sustancia, como el color, el tamaño, la forma o la textura

solution: a mixture formed when one or more substances dissolve in another

solucion: mezcla de una o mas sustancias que se disuelven en un solvente

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