1Word Wall Vocabulary Cards (with definitions) Feel free to print these off to place onto your word wall. When you print the slides, edit your preferences to the amount of slides you would like to print on a page. This will give you the option on what size the cards will be.
2Force, Motion and Energy Grade 5 Critical Vocabulary Content WordsProperties of MatterForce, Motion and EnergySun, Earth and MoonFoss LandformsSharing the PlanetTerrestrial EnvironmentsBiomes and EcosystemsSolubilityDensityDisplacementParticlesConductorInsulatorMelting/Freezing PointBoiling PointDissolveMixtureSolutionMassVolumePhysical PropertiesMatterCoilCurrentElectrical EnergyElectromagnetLight EnergySound EnergyThermal EnergySwitchInertiaSpeedReflectionRefractionCircuitMechanical EnergyForceFrictionGravityMotion/MovementPositionAxisTilt Lunar CycleTidesOrbitRevolutionRotationCanyonConstructive ForceDestructive ForceGlacierPlateauSand DuneDeltaSedimentary Rock WeatheringDepositionErosionFossil FuelsFossilsBiofuelAlternative EnergyHydroelectricGeothermalClimateCarbon Dioxide-Oxygen CycleGerminationPhotosynthesisPollinationTerrarium Ground WaterWeatherTranspirationProducerRun OffDecomposerComplete MetamorphosisBiomeEcosystemsIncomplete MetamorphosisInstinctNicheNymphScavenger ConsumerHabitatInherited TraitLearned BehaviorAbioticBiotic
3Investigating Science Safely *Teacher Notes: Unit one vocabulary has a large range of words. Not all words will be introduced within unit one. The words need to be introduce throughout the year as needed.
4Theory a general belief or idea based on a set of facts or observations
5Claim a statement that can be proven or disproven by an experiment, test,or investigation
6Inquiry discovery; investigating to find an explanation to a scientific question based on evidence
7Testable Questiona testable question can be easily tested and answered through evidence of measurable change in an investigation
8Investigation Investigate the process of searching for the answer to a question through observation, data, and concluding based on evidence
9Experiment a process used to make a discovery, test a hypothesis, or demonstrate aknown scientificfact
10Scientific Methodthe process scientists use to study and learn about the world around them;asking questions and finding answers
11Procedure a particular way of doing something; a series of steps in an experiment orinvestigation
12a series of things that happen which achieves some result Processa series of things that happen which achieves some result
13Sequencethe order in which something happensor is done
14Modela small representation of an object or occurrence used to study the real lifeobject/occurrence
15Hypothesis Hypothesize an answer to the question based on prior knowledge;will be testedthrough theexperiment orinvestigationIf we increase the temperature of a cup of water, then the amount of sugar that can dissolve will increase too.
16Prediction Predict, Predictable Statement of what will happen before it actually happens;sometimes basedon prior knowledge
17Variable Varythe factor in an investigation or experiment that can change or be changed; the thingbeing testedWaterNo Water
18Factorany thing or certaincondition in aninvestigationor situation
19Water is a significant factor a factor that isimportant or makes a difference in the resultsWater is a significant factorin plant growth.
20Observe Observationto closely look at the physical properties of something by using the 5 senses; describe how something looks, feels, smells, tastes, measure it, look for changes, compare
21Interact Interactionto act a certain way towards something; a relationship; causing some effect or change to the other thing
22Measure Measurementto find out the length, mass, volume, weight of an object by using tools such as a ruler, balance, graduated cylinder, or scale
23Accurate Accuratelya statement, measurement or result that is exact, correct in details, very close to being perfect
24Inaccuratenot correct or accurate, an errormay have been made
25Supportgiving evidence that, or reasons why something could be true or isthe best choice; supporting a hypothesis
26Reasonableif something, a statement, hypothesis, or conclusion makes sense or not
27facts, observations, or information that prove something could be true Evidencefacts, observations, or information that prove something could be true