Fifth Grade

Champion Learners

A-Z Of Science Words


Week 6: Task 4 

Your task is to make your own A-Z of words relating to science.

We worked on this task as a class using Fact Monster to help us with our list and definitions.

A for asteroid: a giant rock that flies across the sky

B for body: human body is made up of 100 trillion CELLS of different types; B is For BINARY STARS; two stars that are bound together

C is for chemistry: chemistry is a field of science which studies chemicals of the Universe.

D is for decomposition: The process in nature where mushrooms break down living creatures into soil.

E is for electron: a fundamental physical particle with negative charge. A component of atoms; E is for environment: energy and nature. 

F is Fahrenheit: a type of study of temperature. is for Fossils: the remnants or leftovers from the living thing; F is for food: something that we eat and digest

G is for Gravity: what pulls us down to earth; G is for Galaxy Clusters: two groups of galaxies that may contain up to 1,000 smaller galaxies

H for H2O: the science name for water, or H: the heat of the sun, or H: humerus: a body part or H: hydrogen: a type of gas in the air

I is for irregular bones: example, the three bones in your inner ear and the vertebrae in your spine, come in many different shapes; is for immune system: the immune system is our body defensive system,

 J is for Jupiter: the fifth planet from the sun and the first gas giant

K is for kinetic energy: is energy in motion

L is for length: the length of a skeleton or planet; measurement

M is for matter: matter is a thing you can hold, taste, smell is matter. is for mammal: animals and humans that are identified by having hair, being warm bloodied and having live births

N is for nitrogen: the 7th element of the periodic table found in the atmosphere; N is for nebula: a nebula is a cloud in space found after the death of stars.

O is for oxygen: the 8th element on the periodic table that is found in the air; is for orbit: to move around something for a period.


Q is for question: for asking questions in science!

R is for research: looking online or in dictionary for information and data.

S is for science: to learn about different things in the world; S is for space: the solar system and  Saturn: a planet

T is for T-Rex: science related animal of paleontology; is for triceps: a muscle in your body.

U is for Uranium: a radioactive element found in nuclear power plants; U is for ulna: a bone in your arm.

V is for Venus: the 2nd planet in the solar system and hottest planet.

W is for weather: it for climate.  

X is for Xenon: an element in the periodic table usually found in lights.

Z is for zoology: the study of animals and wild life

We left P and Y blank? Can you think of a word that would be a good fit? Leave us a comment with your ideas! 


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