November 24, 2018
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. F 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; I 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. M 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; O 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; T 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!