5th Grade Science Page

Welcome to Grade 5 Science Page. 

All homework and tests will posted below. 

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Weekly Homework / Test Schedule

Science Grade 5. Week of 12/03/2018- 12/07/2018.

Class Assignment. Model Bridge.

All students will participate in building a model bridge. Students may work in pairs or individually. The criteria to be used for judging the model is a s follows:

  1. The model bridge must be 30cm to 40 cm. in length.
  2. The width of the bridge must be 10cm. to 12cm.
  3. The thickness of the deck of the bridge must be 1cm. or Less.
  4. Only popsicle sticks and glue must be used to make the bridge.
  5. A diagram of the bridge labelled in metric units( cm, mm.) must be submitted along with the bridge.
  6. The success or failure of the bridge will be determined by its ability to support a minimum weight of 5Kg.
  7. Students may build any type of bridge of their choice.

The deadline for submission of the model and drawing is on or before Tuesday December 11th, 2018. 

Week of 12/03/2018- 12/07/2018.
Monday 12/03. Homework. Complete drawing of model bridge, include measurements in metric units.

Tuesday 12/04. Homework. Work on acquiring list of materials to build the model bridge.

Wednesday 12/05. Homework . Continue working on model bridge.

Thursday 12/06. Homework. Record data of the project. Take pictures if possible, even if it is not finished.

Friday 12/07. Homework . Continue working on the model bridge , test it to see if it meets the criteria set in class. This project is due on TUESDAY December 11, 2018. 

Week of 11/26/2018- 11/30/2018.

Monday 11/26. No homework.

Tuesday 11/27. Read " The Design Process " ( Part Two)

Wednesday 11/28 . No homework.

Thursday 11/29. Homework . 1. What are some possible things engineers might look for when they do a crash test on a car?
 2. Identify one criteria the government has set for cars made since 2008. ( Ten years ago)

Friday 11/30. Homework . Compare and contrast The Scientific Method and The Engineering Design process. 

Week of 11/05/2018- 11/09/2018.

Monday 11/05. No homework.

Tuesday 11/06. Study for test on Unit 1.

Wednesday 11/07. Study for test on Unit 1.

Thursday 11/08. TEST on UNIT 1.

Friday 11/09. Homework. Page 60. Answer questions 19, 20 and 21.

Week of 11/12/2018- 11/16/2018.

Monday 11/12: Veterans Day.

Tuesday 11/13: Start of unit 2. The Engineering Process. Homework: Read lesson 1 for class discussion.

Wednesday 11/14: " Conservation Caper " ( A play hosted by PSEG)

Thursday 11/15:  Making a " primitive telephone" . Homework . students will use their data to arrive at 
                          conclusions about the telephone they made.

Friday 11/16 :   Discussing the test results of unit 1. No homework.

Week of 11/19/2018- 11/23/2018.

Monday 11/19. Homework: Make a list of at least five (5) devices and explain the need each of these devices meets.

Tuesday 11/20. No homework.

Wednesday 11/21. Homework. Read pages 68-71 (The Design Process) of the class workbook.

Thursday 11/22. Thanksgiving Day.

Friday 11/23. Thanksgiving Holiday.