Your weekly work is posted here, the flight plan. Remember in-flight adjustments may be taken. Your Clay Connections is still the most accurate source of homework.
Directions on accessing your text book online are under General Resources to left.
Mon. May 20 Rube Goldberg is in the House! Cartoon due tomorrw
Tues. May 21 Rube Goldberg planning sheet due tomorrow
Wed. May 22 Rube Goldberg Project description sheet due tomorrow will have class time to work on it tomorrow
Thurs. May 23 Proj. Description turned in at end of class
Fri. May 24 Have a Memorial Day weekend
Need information on the solar system? Check out these website:http://www.kidsastronomy.com/solar_system.htm
Here is link to world time clock: www.timeanddate.com/worldclock
Check out the night sky, you can see the following now: Mercury is too close to the sun to be seen, the moon is near Venus, Venus is visable low in eastern horizon at sunrise, Mars is visible but low over western horizon at sunset, Jupiter will rise after sunset and be visible all night, Saturn will rise after midnight and be high above soutern horizon at sunrise.
Here are some good read I've enjoyed this year:
What Came from the Stars by: Gary Schmidt
Wonder by: R.J. Palacio
Okay for Now by: Gary D. Schmidt
Wonderstruck by : Brian Selznick
The Unforgotten Coat by: Frank Cottrell Boyce
The Forgotten Prince
Take a walk or bike ride in your neighborhood, have fun outdoors.
Make a box of tinkering supplies: old small applicances (be sure Mom and Dad have said ok), building supplies;lego, blocks, wood scraps, duct tape, nails, tools you have permission to use, bubble wrap, old toys and toy parts, pvc pipe, string, rope, bungee cords. See what you can create. Have fun!
http://education.ars.society.org this site will update you on the latest news from Mars
http://1.usa.gov/TcsPUj will help you calculate sunrise, sunset, solar noon, and solar position for any place on earth.
This interactive site will show you what NASA is up to right now: http://www.nasa.gov/externalflash/globalexplorationroadmap/
Explore the FLOW installations at the IMA 100 Acre Park or any of the other sites from Butler to White River State Park
Here is a good search engine to use when doing research: http://www.sweetsearch.com/
This will give you much better and refined information than google.
Looking for summer ideas? Here is a link to some summer camps at Ball State:
Visit: www.takemeoutside.ca Then heed the call!