You made it! Science Rules... -January

Science Portal- Welcome!

Dinner conversations:  Where is the safest place on earth to live?

Vocabulary: Earthquakes  USGS Earthquake Glossary
seismology
Earthquake
P-wave
S-wave
Body wave
Surface wave
Epicenter    
Focus
Magnitude
Intensity
Amplitude
Richter Scale
Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale
 Plate tectonics
Crust
Mantle
Outer Core
Inner Core
Lithosphere Asthenosphere
Continental Crust
Oceanic Crust Echolocation
Fault
Convergent Plate Boundary
Divergent Plate Boundary
Transform Boundary
Subduction Zone
Tectonic plate Ridge
Shelf
Hot Spot
Brittle
Ductile
Density
Vocabulary: Volcanoes photo glossary link
Constructive
Destructive
Convection Current
Volcanologist
Lithosphere
Crust
Mantle
Core  
Hot Spot
Intensity
Viscosity
Freezing Point
 

Melting Point

Partial Melting
Lava
Magma
Ash
Ash Fall
Mineral 
Pumice
Pillow Lava  
Ring of Fire
Geothermal Energy
Geyser
 
Crater
Lava Dome 
Hot springs
Lava Flow
Caldera
Viscosity 
Cohesion 
Surface-Tension
Volcano
Cinder Cone
Composite
Sheild
Pyroclastic Flow
Mudflow 
Lahar
Rock
Rock Cycle
Igneous rock
Metamorphic rock
Sedimentary rock 
Obsidian 
Crystallization 
Folded Gneiss
Conchoidal Fracture
 
 

Homework: Daily Thought

Science notebooks are a large part of this class.  Please investigate the provided materials on the homework/classwork page to learn more.

 


Daily Thoughts are required in the science notebooks.  This requirement can be met even while sick or on vacation.  Keep your eye out for science and then share. Make connections to what you learn. Upon your return, talk to a "study buddy" to get the missed notes.

Sick? Home-bound? Check out the Sick page for instructions. 

 
January- 
Oatmeal Month 
Clean your Computer Month
3rd - J. R. R. Tolkien Day
18th- Pooh Day(Winnie the)
29th- Curmudgeon Day
25th - 30th- National Cowboy Poetry Gather Week

 



Tolkien Day


 

 
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