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  • 1. Wednesday, August 10th
    If you have your Safety Contract please hand it in on the bottom bin
  • 2. What Words do you think we will NOT cover
    Soil
    Composition
    Oceans
    Carbon
    Cycle
    crystals
    Dinosaurs
    Photosynthesis
    Igneous
    Currents
    Mantle
    Thunderstorms
    Acid rain
    Biology
  • 3. So, What Will Earth
    Science Be Like?!?!
  • 4. We will begin
    the year with
    Geology!
  • 5. Some topics include…
  • unexco.com
    Rocks and minerals
    uhh.hawaii.edu
    Volcanoes
  • 18. Earth’s Structure
    Wind
    Energy
    Plate Tectonics
  • 19. sculpturegallery.com
    dinoland.dk
    Fossils and prehistoric life!
    palaeo.gly.bris.ac.uk
  • 20. In January, we will move on to Oceanography…
    tgs-inc.com
  • 21. Oceanography is the study of the water found on the earth.
    Sometimes it is called Hydrology.
    Hydro- means “water”
    And -ology means “the study of.”
  • 22. Some topics include…
  • Ocean water
    waves on the ocean
    wallpapers-box.uv.ro
    The ocean floor
    geology.ucdavis.edu/
  • 32. River Systems
    www.bcl.com.au
    Currents
    pasture.ecn.purdue.edu
  • 33. Next we will look at
    Meteorology
    This is the study of the air and our weather.
  • 34. Some topics include
    Atmosphere
    Weather Factors
    Instruments
    Fronts
    Clouds
    Wind Patterns
    Air Masses
    Weather Maps
    Severe Weather
    Climate
  • 35.
  • 36. mypage.bluewin.ch
    Tornadoes
    newsfromrussia.com
    Hurricanes
    We will discover why these things happen.
    Thunderstorms
    weatherquestions.com
  • 37. At the end of the year,
    we will study
    Astronomy.
  • 38. Astronomy is the study of our solar system and everything found outside it!
    That's a lot of stuff!
  • 39. Objects in the Solar System
    (NASA.gov)
  • 40. Objects outside the Solar System
    (NASA.gov)
    Galaxies
    Nebula
    Stars
  • 41. So hang on for the
    best year of
    science ever !!!!
  • 42. Earth
    Science
    Syllabus
  • 43. The "real" name for
    this class should be
    "Earth and Space"
    Science
  • 44. There are four big
    parts to our year!
    Oceanography
    Meteorology
    Oceanography
    Geology
    Let’s take a quick look at each!
    Astronomy
  • 45. It’s now time to brush up on our Process Skills
  • 46. What are science process skills?
    The foundation of the scientific method
    Six basic skills:
    Observation
    Inference
    Classification
    Measurement
    Communication
    Prediction
    We will be working on these all year!
  • 47. Science Table of Contents
    Date: 8/10
    Section:
    Title: Observation & Inference
    Page: 2
  • 48. Observations and Inferences
    Look at the drawing.
    What do you notice and what do you think is going to happen?
  • 49. Observations and
    Inferences
    How does your story change?
  • 50. Observations and
    Inferences
    How does your story change?
  • 51. Observations and
    Inferences
    What do you observe?
    What do you infer?
    Compare what you think now
    to your earlier written accounts.
  • 52. Observations and Inferences
    Observations are what you notice
    Inferencesare your reactions, thoughts or explanations
  • 53. 1
    Write one observation.
    Write one inference
  • 54. 2
    Write one observation.
    Write one inference
  • 55. 3
    Write one observation.
    Write one inference
  • 56. 4
    Write one observation.
    Write one inference
  • 57. 5
    Write one observation.
    Write one inference
  • 58. 6
    Write one observation.
    Write one inference
  • 59. Question of the Day
    How can people have different inferences about the same observations.
  • 60. Word Splash
    DUE FRIDAY
    • Use all the words on the sheet
    • 61. you are going to creatively think of how to express the WORD
    • 62. You DO NOT have to put the definition
    • 63. You can type it or you can hand write it
    • 64. Must fit on the construction paper
    I want to see how creative you are!