Fifth Grade Technology


BrainPop on the French and Indian War -

http://www.ncdcr.gov/FrenchandIndianWarInteractive.aspx
http://www.brainpop.com/socialstudies/ushistory/frenchandindianwar/


Nineteenth Century Americans
http://www.biographyonline.net/people/famous/nineteenth-century.html (this link has non-Americans - only choose American figures.
http://www.kodak.com/ek/US/en/Our_Company/History_of_Kodak/George_Eastman.htm

Fad or Fortune


Where are they Now?

Elmo

Data

Multiplication and the Sieve of Eratosthenes

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sieve_of_Eratosthenes
http://www.hbmeyer.de/eratclass.htm
The Sieve of Eratosthenes is a method that seeks out all the prime numbers in a given group of numbers. A prime number is a number greater than 1 and whose multiples can only be itself and 1. For example, 2 is a prime number because its multiples are only 2 and 1, therefore, the Sieve of Eratosthenes says to cross out all numbers in a given group that are multiples of 2, except 2 itself.

PPT template -

Examples:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sieve_of_Eratosthenes
http://www.hbmeyer.de/eratclass.htm
The Sieve of Eratosthenes is a method that seeks out all the prime numbers in a given group of numbers. A prime number is a number greater than 1 and whose multiples can only be itself and 1. For example, 2 is a prime number because its multiples are only 2 and 1, therefore, the Sieve of Eratosthenes says to cross out all numbers in a given group that are multiples of 2, except 2 itself.

Images

http://www.flickr.com/photos/67519949@N04/sets/72157627544497809/


Expository Writing

Your Goal is to write a description of your experiment with the straw rocket.


First Paragraph
  • Write an introduction that tells what this is about. Give the reader an idea about what's coming up in this essay.
  • Restate the problem. (“I tested how the shape of the fins would affect the distance the rocket traveled.”)
  • Restate the hypothesis. (“I thought the square fins would cause the rocket to travel farthest.”)

Second Paragraph
  • Describe the results. Make it simply by sticking to the facts (i.e. “The rocket with the square fins traveled an average of 5.67 m”). There should be 3 statements like this.

Third Paragraph
  • State whether your hypothesis was correct or incorrect and WHY you think the results came out the way they did. Here is where you can add lots of information - expand! Write in a way this information could be useful if someone were designing a real rocket.

Fourth Paragraph
  • Describe something you would do differently if you could redo this lab. What did you learn that would help you improve the experiment?
  • Think of something else you would like to investigate related to this topic.