May 26th Work
1.) Which human organ is most like tree bark?
2.) How does a cactus survive in the climate of a hot, dry desert?
A.) The cactus flowers at night so that bats can drink the nectar.
B.) The ribs of the cactus expand to store water in the trunk.
C.) The cactus grows very slowly, so it does not have difficulty in the heat.
D.) The spines on a cactus protect it from being eaten by animals.
3.) The life cycle of a ladybug begins with eggs laid by the female. The eggs enter the larva stage, followed by the pupa stage. Finally, the pupa becomes an adult. Which species has a lifecycle similar to a ladybug?
4.) What physical adaptation would help a bird that eats seeds?
A.) a short, pointed beak for plucking seeds
B.) a sloped forehead that does not get tangled in shrubs
C.) light-colored feathers lying close to the head
D.) small eyes that do not get poked by thorns
5.) Which structure allows a tree to be a producer?
A. ) branches
6.) Engineers built a dam to block the flow of water in a river valley. As a result, the environment changes from a river habitat to a lake habitat. Which river animals and plants may not survive this change?
A.) deer that use the river for drinking water
B.) willows that need a wet environment to survive
C.) fish that travel upstream to lay eggs and produce young
D.) dragonflies that lay their eggs on reeds in shallow pools
7.) Seaweed in coastal bay supports many species. Small fish, sea urchins, and crabs feed on the seaweed. Sea stars eat sea urchins, and sea otters feed on sea stars and shell fish. Sometimes, sharks prey on sea otters. Which species in this food chain depends the most on the sun's energy?
A.) sea otter
B.) sea star
C.) sea urchin
8.) A fern does not use seeds to reproduce. What does it use?
D.) it gives live birth through its stomata
May 20th Work
In today's assignment, you will be either writing a paragraph or drawing a picture that shows all of the information below.
-planets orbiting the Sun (try to give the correct size comparison)
-model the earth's tilt on its axis (explain why we have seasons)
-explain how the rotation of the earth gives us day and night
-explain why it takes planets different time periods to make a complete revolution around the Sun
-tell at least 3 differences of the inner and outer planets
-explain the difference of stars and planets
-explain why the Sun appears to be the biggest star in the sky
-show what separates the inner and outer planets
*Challenge (optional, but will give extra points)
-explain why the moon appears different in the night sky over the course of a month
May 18th Work
1.) The state of matter with no definite shape or volume is a _________________.
2.) A beaker contains sand and iron filings. What is the best way to separate the sand from the iron filings?
A.) Heat the mixture.
B.) Remove them by size.
C.) Shake the beaker.
D.) Use a magnet.
3.) Clem has a mixture of salt and water. Which process can he use to separate this mixture?
4.) Which is NOT an example of a chemical change?
D.) wood burning
5.) One form of energy travels in waves and causes matter to vibrate. Which form is it?
6.) Which statement about energy is true?
A.) Energy is a form of matter
B.) Energy cannot travel through space
C.) Energy has the ability to cause change in matter.
D.) Energy cannot change form.
7.) A ball falls to the floor. Which describes the relationship between potential energy and kinetic energy as the ball falls?
A.) The ball's potential energy increases, and its kinetic energy decreases.
B.) The ball's potential energy decreases, and its kinetic energy increases.
C.) The ball's kinetic energy decreases, and its potential energy increases.
D.) The ball's kinetic energy increases, and it potential energy increases.
8.) Muhammad pedals his bicycle with a force of 100 N toward the north. He travels at a constant speed.
Suppose the winds starts blowing with a force of 20 N toward the south. What will happen to Muhammad's velocity?
A.) His velocity will increase.
B.) His velocity will decrease.
C.) His velocity will remain constant.
D.) He will flip backwards and bump his head. Then he will remember that he forgot his lunchbox in Mr. Manley's room.
May 14th Work
Please watch the following videos below. After you are finished, you have to options to complete tomorrow's work.
Option 1-You can create a chatterpix that gives information about the heart, lungs, or stomach. Please add a little humor if possible.
Option 2-You can write 4-5 sentences on what you have learned from watching these videos. Please don't give basic sentences.
The video below shows a real human heart hooked up to a machine to keep the blood flow going. This heart will be transplanted into another human that is experiencing severe heart problems. Isn't it amazing?
Below is a video in chatterpix that I have created. Please create a video that shows me your knowledge on human heart, lungs, or digestive system. I would also enjoy listening to a little bit of humor with it. Have some fun with this!
In the video below, the guy gives great information on how the lungs work.
If the video below doesn't convince you to never smoke, I'm not sure what will.
May 12th Work
1.) What is the main job of the heart?
2.) Explain what is happening when the heart expands. What happens when it contracts?
3.) What is the main job of the blood?
4.) In reference to the heart and body, what does the term "circulation" mean?
5.) What are the strongest and thickest blood vessels called? What do they do?
May 7th Work
1.) Name two things that you can do to strengthen your cardiovascular system.
2.) What allows your blood to circulate throughout your body? How does it work?
3.) What do the cells in your body use the blood for?
4.) What are the smallest blood vessels called?
5.) What is the color of your blood when it is inside your body?
May 6th Work
Fill in the blanks.
1. When you breathe, it allows your body to bring in oxygen and send ___________________ out of it.
2.) Your lungs are protected by your _______________.
3.) The tube that runs down your neck and into your chest is called your __________________. It brings air to and from your lungs.
4.) The trachea splits off into two tubes called ___________________. These tubes lead into your lungs.
5.) As you read under the subheading titled, Structure of the lungs, you should notice how complex the lungs are. You can see why I always tell you how important it is to take care of your body and to NEVER smoke. Tell me one positive thing that you can do to keep your lungs healthy.
1.) What causes us to sneeze?
2.) What happens to the air as it passes through your trachea?
3.) What happens to the air when it is inside the lungs?
4.) What system is needed for breathing?
5.) How are the terms autonomic and involuntary related when referring to the respiratory and cardiovascular system?
April 30th Work
Read the passage below to answer the following questions.
1.) Name some major organs that your bones protect?
2.) How is it possible for babies to be born with more bones than an adult?
3.) What are the bones called that makes up your backbone?
4.) True or false? Your bones contain blood vessels.
5.) True or false? Bones are dead.
April 29th Work
Read the pages below to answer the following questions.
1.) What two types of muscles did this article talk about?
2.) Give examples of the two types of muscles that were talked about
3.) In your opinion, which type of muscle is the most important to you?
April 28th Daily Work
Answer the following questions with True or False.
1.) Muscles that work with your skeleton to move your limbs are called skeletal muscles.
2.) Biceps help control your leg movement.
3.) Tendons are at the end of each muscle and are attached to the skeleton.
4.) A detached tendon is a more serious of an injury than a sprained ankle.
5.) There are more than 600 different muscles found throughout the body.
6.) The heart muscle is called a smooth muscle.
7.) Your heart is a voluntary muscle.
8.) You need to exercise regularly to keep your muscles strong.
You will be responsible for creating a family preparedness plan for a natural disaster. Please ask your parents for help if they get a chance. If they are busy, please DO NOT BOTHER THEM and do the best that you can.
*If you are trying to complete this sheet on your own, DO NOT TOUCH any electrical, water, or gas mains.
Please go through this checklist and see how prepared you are for a Natural Disaster. See what you can do to improve it.
1.) Make sure that your house number is clearly displayed in front of your house. Why is this important?
2.) Are your entryways and hallways clear? Why is this important?
3.) Have two emergency numbers to call. Who are the people that you will be calling?
4.) Do you have a fire extinguisher? Do you know how to use it? *If you don't have one, please discuss with your parents/guardian how you can get one.
5.) Figure out how to shut off the water, electricity, and gas supply if you have one. Please research and explain when it is necessary to turn off each.
6.) Does your family have enough food and water in your house to live off of for five days? Describe what types of food will be good to have if you don't have electricity for those days.
7.) If you need to seek immediate shelter in your house, where is the safest place in your house that your family should go?