This week we will be reviewing simple machines and colonial life as there will be quiz on it this Friday March 3rd. The kids did a phenomenal job with their presentations last Friday talking to high schoolers and engineers about their inventions.
Social Studies - Unit 3 : Colonial Life Standards
SS4H3 - The student will explain the factors that shaped British colonial America.
a. Compare and contrast life in the New England, Mid-Atlantic, and Southern colonies.
b. Describe colonial life in America as experienced by various people, including large landowners, farmers, artisans, women, indentured servants, slaves, and Native American.
SS4G2 - The student will describe how physical systems affect human systems.
c. Explain how the physical geography of the New England, Mid-Atlantic, and Southern colonies helped determine economic activities practiced therein.
Science - Unit 6 : Force & Motion Standards
S4P3 - Students will demonstrate the relationship between the application of a force and the resulting change in position and motion on an object.
a. Identify simple machines and explain their uses (lever, pulley, wedge, inclined plane, screw, wheel and axle).
b. Using different size objects, observe how force affects speed and motion.
c. Explain what happens to the speed or direction of an object when a greater force than the initial one is applied.
d. Demonstrate the effect of gravitational force on the motion of an object.
2/27 - Six hats due Friday
3/1 - Six hats due Friday
Please let us know if you have any question!
Mr. Pham, Mrs. Alterman, Ms. Densmore, Mrs. Widis, and Ms. Zarzour
This week in history:
2/27 - American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was born in 1807.
2/28 - Mardi Gras
3/1 - Ash Wednesday, first day of Lent.
3/3 - American inventor Alexander Graham Bell was born in 1847.