4th Grade

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Activities are based on Arizona state standards for science, social studies, and art.

 

Science Overview

4th Grade Science Standards include:

Physical Science

(transfer of energy, electronic currents, magnetic forces, renewable and nonrenewable resources) 

Earth and Space Science

(seismic waves, Earth's systems, rock types and fossils, weather, water: essential to life, Earth and Space, minimizing the effects of natural disasters)

Life Science

(demonstrate that species either adapt and survive or go extinct over time)

 

August

Electricity and Curcuits

* SRP Video and workbook

* Snap Circuits

Types of Renewable Energy

Into Video here

Overview of concepts

Making a pizza box solar oven

Pre-Columbian America

* Constructing Native American homes (templates here)

 

September

Geology Overview Video with Bill Nye

Geology Interactive that goes with structured notes page

Liquefaction Lab Video

Understanding Types of Volcanoes Video

 

October

Chinese Moon Festival: Information here, video here

How Chinese moon cakes are made video

Wild Kratts Compilation: Intro to Endangered Animals video here

 

Activities we do MAY include, but are not limited to:

 

LEGO Engineering design challenge

LEGO Video

 

Physical Science Standards

* (4.P4U1.1)

* Electricity Saftey Activities from SRP (4.P4U1.2)

* Snap Circuit building and invetigations (4.P4U1.2)

* (4.P2U1.3)

* Building and testing our own solar battery cells (4.P4U3.4)

 

Earth and Space Science Standards

* Earthquake Engineering Challenge (4.E1U1.5, 4.E1U2.10)

* Seismology online investigation using UC Berkeley's Seismology Lab (4.E1U1.5)

* Liquifaction hands on lab (4.E1U1.5)

* (4.E1U1.6)

* Edible Earth Layers Model (4.E1U1.7)

* Layers of the Earth Soap-making model (4.E1U1.7)

* Making and monitoring our own weather stations (4.E1U1.8)

* (4.E1U1.9)

* (4.E1U1.10)

 

Life Science Standards

* (4.L4U1.11)