The Diversity of Living things is our first unit.
Animal Classification, Habitats, Characteristics, populations,
Mini Project on an animal selected by student.
Kingdom , order, phylum , class, species ,genus
vertebrate, invertebrate Fungi, Monera , Protist , Plant ,Animals
Build a Creature:
Create a creature using what you have learned.
Draw or build a model.
Present to the class sharing its habitat, diet, predator or prey etc.
Plant Kingdom: sample pictures
Key words and concepts:
gravity glider drag fuselage leading edge trailing edge lift thrust pressure propeller elevators jet
Four Forcess of Flight
Laws of Flight
1 Bernoulli’s Law of Pressure
2 Law of Flight
3Newton’s Third Law
Timeline – History of powered Flight
Properller -Driven Airplanes
Jet- Driven Aripalnes
The Solar System
Man made satellites
Vocabulary: static electricity, current electricity, negative, positive, electrons, terminal, shock, switch, circuit, battery, schematic, closed circuit, open circuit, insulator, conductor
insulate, conduct, series, parallel, series circuit, parallel circuit, watts, ohms, voltage, motor, bulb, friction, charge, fuse, breaker, turbine.
Electrical Energy sources:
oil, wind, gas, solar, coal, tide, battery, geothermal, nuclear, moving water
Alessandro Volta, Thales( ancient Greek ) Benjamin Franklin, Luigi Galvani, Hans Oersted, Michael Faraday,
Life Changing inventions:
light bulbs, electric motors, refrigerators, stove, washing machines and dryers, electric tools.