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Week 6 Q3:

  • Lesson Questions:

    • What are the different types of mirrors, and how does light reflect off of them?

    • How does the type of surface affect how light reflects off of it?

     

  • Key Vocabulary

light energy, reflect, opaque, wavelength, convex, concave, echo, transparent, wave, focus, translucent


Week 5 Q3: Color and the Electromagnetic Spectrum
 

  • Lesson Questions:

    • How does the color of light relate to its frequency and wavelength?

    • How does the surface of a material affect the color of a material?

    • What is the electromagnetic spectrum?

     

  • Key Vocabulary

light energy, pigment, prism, ultraviolet, wavelength, frequency, spectrum, vacuum, trough, refract, speed of light, opaque, infrared, crest, electromagnetic spectrum, wave, length, electron, reflect, absorb, transverse waves, molecule, transparent, amplitude, atom, astronomy, spectroscope, color, temperature (general)

 



Week 4 Q3:
Heat and Temperature Test Review

o             What is radiant energy?

o             How does heat travel as radiant energy?

o             How are liquids and gases affected by heat?

o             How is thermal energy transferred through liquids and gases?

•              How does heat travel by conduction?

•              What is thermal equilibrium?

o             What is the difference between heat and temperature?

o             What happens to the molecules of a substance when heat is added to it?

o             Which types of measurements are used to describe quantities of heat and temperature?

o             How can heat be transferred from one object to another?

o             How is heat conducted through solids, liquids, and gases?

o             Why do materials expand and contract?

o             How does the rate of expansion and contraction of a material affect its suitability for use in technological design?



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6th Week2 Q3:

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6th Week 1 Q3

  • Lesson Questions:
    • What is radiant energy?

    • How does heat travel as radiant energy?

    • How are liquids and gases affected by heat?

    • How is thermal energy transferred through liquids and gases?

  • How does heat travel by conduction?
  • What is thermal equilibrium?

ray, ultraviolet, wavelength, spectrum, solar energy, astronomy, wave, radioactivity, radiation, universe, atom, solid , absorb, molecule, substance, thermal energy, conduct, action, liquid, conduction, energy (physical), distribute, insulate, temperature (general), gas, energy transfer, boil, conductor, atom , molecule, fluid, mantle, action, convection (heat), heat, diffusion, energy transfer, wind, atom



Week 8 Q2: Changes in States

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Week 7 Q2: Characteristics of Matter
  • Lesson Questions:
    • How can different types of matter be distinguished from each other?
    • What are physical properties of matter?
    • What are the chemical properties of matter?
  • Key Vocabulary

    solubility, opaque, plasma, periodic table of elements, melting point, crystal, volume (matter), physical change, matter, transparent, metal, hardness, density, freeze, temperature (general), conductor, chemical

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    Week 6 Q2: Atoms and Elements Review
    • Lesson Questions:

      • What is the relationship between atoms and elements?

      • How are atoms of one element similar to and different from atoms of other elements?

      • What are ions and why do they have different charges?

       

    • Key Vocabulary

    nitrogen, radioactivity, atomic number, radioactive dating, half-life, atomic mass, mass, element, electron shell, periodic table of elements, period, energy (physical), proton, pH, neutron, substance, molecule, noble gas, specific gravity, ion, atom, compound, matter, carbon , metal, hydrogen, particle, chlorine



    Week 5 Q2: Earth-Sun-Moon System Test Review

    Earth-Sun-Moon Test Review

     

    • What are the characteristics of Earth that allow it to support life?

    • What are some features of Earth that make it distinct from the moon and from other planets in our solar system?

    • What are the tides and why do they occur?

    • How do the relative locations of the sun, moon, and Earth affect the tides?

    • What happens during a lunar eclipse?

    • What happens during a solar eclipse?

    • Why does the moon have different phases?

    • What are the different phases of the moon?

    • How long does it take the moon to complete one phase cycle?

    • What happens as the Earth rotates on its axis?

    • What happens as the Earth revolves around the Sun?

    • What causes the seasons to change?


    Week 4 Q2: Earth
    Lesson Questions:
    • What are the characteristics of Earth that allow it to support life?
    • What are some features of Earth that make it distinct from the moon and from other planets in our solar system?
  • Key Vocabulary

    scale, tropical, ancient, carbon cycle, earthquake, annual, geosphere, asteroid, astronaut, planet, geology, horizon, atmosphere, surface, position, circumference, pole, Earth, eclipse, Antarctic, hemisphere, space, climate, structure, polar, weather, core, tundra, lunar, geocentric, earth materials, longitudinal , astronomy, diameter, rotate, tides, nebular hypothesis, revolve, moon, magnetic field, air, Arctic



  • Week 3 Q2: Tides
    • Lesson Questions:

      • What are the tides and why do they occur?

      • How do the relative locations of the sun, moon, and Earth affect the tides?

       

    • Key Vocabulary

    salt water, coastal plain, orbit, action, astronomy, neap tide, spring tide, Earth, gravity, marine, water



    Week 2 Q2: Eclipses
    • Lesson Questions:

      • What happens during a lunar eclipse?

      • What happens during a solar eclipse?

       

    • Key Vocabulary

    lunar, solar system, predict, telescope, orbit, astronomy, position, Earth, revolve, moon, annual, sun



    Week 1 Q2: Rotations, Orbits, and Seasons
    • Lesson Questions:

      • What happens as the Earth rotates on its axis?

      • What happens as the Earth revolves around the Sun?

      • What causes the seasons to change?

       

    • Key Vocabulary
    space, annual, season, axis, longitudinal , orbit, migration, equator, thermometer (weather), position, rotate, Earth, nebular hypothesis, revolve, gravity, astronomy, eclipse, sun

    Week 8 Q1: Phases of the Moon
    • Lesson Questions:

      • Why does the moon have different phases?

      • What are the different phases of the moon?

      • How long does it take the moon to complete one phase cycle?

       

    • Key Vocabulary

    solar system, position, annual, orbit, astronomy, Earth, tides, phase, moon, classify, eclipse



    Week 7 Q1: Space Exploration Test 

    1) Space Projects
    2) Book Questions pg 408-409 1-19 and 410-411 1-13
    3) Exploring SpaceTest Review
     

    Exploring Space Test Review:

     

    • Identify the basic needs of humans when they travel into space.

    • Identify the basic needs of humans if they are to live on other planets.

    • What are the relationships among science, engineering, and technology?

    • How are engineering, technology, science, and society interconnected?

    • How do telescopes aid scientists in the field of astronomy?

    • What are the two types of optical telescopes and how do they work?

    • Besides visible light, what other types of radiation do astronomers use to study stars and other celestial bodies?

    • Explain how telescopes aid the study of astronomy.

    • Explain how reflective and refractive optical telescopes work.

    • Describe the differences between optical telescopes and telescopes that detect electromagnetic waves other than those visible to humans

    • How are instruments that transmit and detect waves used to extend human senses?

    • How are waves used to transfer energy and information?

    • Identify some of the tools scientists use to study the universe.
    • Explain how the future of space exploration will be defined by the development of new technologies.
    • Construct a chart showing the vast distances in space and the time required to travel those distances.
    • How are instruments that transmit and detect waves used to extend human senses?
    • What instruments do scientists use to study the universe?
    • What is the link between technology and our ability to explore and travel into space?
    • How are waves used to transfer energy and information?


    Week 6 Q1: Space Exploration     
    • Lesson Objectives:
      • Identify some of the tools scientists use to study the universe.

      • Explain how the future of space exploration will be defined by the development of new technologies.

      • Construct a chart showing the vast distances in space and the time required to travel those distances.

      • How are instruments that transmit and detect waves used to extend human senses?

      • What instruments do scientists use to study the universe?

      • What is the link between technology and our ability to explore and travel into space?

      • How are waves used to transfer energy and information?

        Key Vocabulary

        space, astronaut, solar system, satellite, moon, Big Bang Theory, star, galaxy, astronomy, telescope, universe



    Week 5 Q1: Modern Astronomy
    • Lesson Questions:
      • How do telescopes aid scientists in the field of astronomy?

      • What are the two types of optical telescopes and how do they work?

      • Besides visible light, what other types of radiation do astronomers use to study stars and other celestial bodies?

      • Explain how telescopes aid the study of astronomy.

      • Explain how reflective and refractive optical telescopes work.

      • Describe the differences between optical telescopes and telescopes that detect electromagnetic waves other than those visible to humans

      • How are instruments that transmit and detect waves used to extend human senses?

      • How are waves used to transfer energy and information?

     

    Week 3 Q1: Earth's structure Test Review

     

    • Describe tectonic plates and how they move.

    • Explain what the movement of tectonic plates causes.

    • Identify three types of plate boundaries and the landforms they cause.

    • Explain how the rock cycle and tectonic action are related.

    • How do Earth’s major systems interact?

    • What are the compositional layers of Earth’s interior?

    • Describe  the layers of Earth's interior

    • How and why is Earth constantly changing?


    Week 2 Q1: Layers of Earth

    • Lesson Questions:
      • What are the compositional layers of Earth’s interior?

    Q1 Week 1: Plate Tectonics

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