Week 1 Scientific Investigations
Play Goldburger and investigate how to make it work: http://pbskids.org/zoom/games/goldburgertogo/index.html
Take the quiz : http://www.biology4kids.com/extras/quiz_studyscimeth/index.html

Week 2 States
Keep playing the game until you get 65% or better. http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/USA_Geography/USA_G0_1024.html

Week 3 States
Keep playing the game until you get 70% or better. http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/USA_Geography/USA_G0_1024.htm

Week 4 Earth - Layers of Earth
http://www.lessonpaths.com/learn/i/unit-1-inside-earth/layers-of-the-earth-interactive
Watch the video, draw the layers of the Earth and write one fact about each layer on your diagram.

Week 5 Rock Cycle
Play the interactive game. Make sure to click on all the choices possible. http://www.classzone.com/books/earth_science/terc/content/investigations/es0602/es0602page02.cfm
Then go to this site and play this interactive game. http://www.learner.org/interactives/rockcycle/diagram.html
Then take the quiz on the bottom to see how you do.
THEN:
http://www.learner.org/interactives/rockcycle/diagram.html
Study the rock cycle you see on this site. Then click on "complete the cycle" and fill out. Show a teacher your results.

Week 6 Dinosaurs and Fossils
http://paleobiology.si.edu/dinosaurs/interactives/dig/dinodig.html
Do the virtual dinosaur dig and write down the steps. Label your favorite step and why.

Week 7 Christopher Columbus
Watch the video of Christopher Columbus. Write a journal with evidence from the video about him.
ttp://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/kids/history-kids/christopher-columbus-kids/

Week 8 Westward Expansion
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/west/main.html
Take the journey West with Lewis and Clark.

Week 9 Forest Producers / Consumers/Decomposers
http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/content/animals/kidscorner/games/foodchaingame.htm
Play all the way to the very end and get a score with less than 10 mistakes. Then draw a food chain diagram with at least 4 pictures. Then label the producers, consumers and decomposers (must have an example of all 3).

Week 10 Elections
Play this fun game. I suggest you pick "easy"!!
http://magazines.scholastic.com/resource/uploads_sno/election2012/flash/Game_SevenHats/working_version/SevenHatsPopup.html

Week 11 Presidents
Play the President Game at
http://www.learninggamesforkids.com/social_studies_games/us-presidents/fun-president-facts-i-word-o-rama.html

Week 12 UN Day

Week 13 Symbols of America / Veterans

Week 14 Ancient Greece
http://www.childrensuniversity.manchester.ac.uk/interactives/history/greece/timeline/
Interact with the Greece timeline. Write about 3 events on the timeline.

Week 15 Greece - Mythology
http://myths.e2bn.org/mythsandlegends/playstory19837-demeter-and-her-daughter-persephone.html
Watch/listen to the story of Demeter and her Daughter Persephone. Draw and picture of your favorite part and write one sentence about it.

Week 16 Thanksgiving week
Week 17 Winter Workshop

Week 18 Ancient Rome
Watch the video: http://www.compassclassroom.com/claudius-boy-of-ancient-rome/
The boys speak to each other in Latin so read the subtitles to see what they say
make a 3 - 6 panel cartoon to show the main points of the film.

Week 19 Microscopic and Macroscopic
http://www.kbears.com/sciences/microscope.html
Look at the different items in the "microscope". Draw what the look like (microscopic) and what they should look like full size (macroscopic)

Week 20 MLK
Watch the powerpoint (it is the "Dr. Martin Luther King" the 5th one down. http://holidays.mrdonn.org/powerpoints/MLK.html
take the quiz http://teacher.scholastic.com/scholasticnews/indepth/mlk/activities/quiz/quiz_print.asp

Week 21 Light
Watch the video: "The Science of Light". http://www.neok12.com/php/watch.php?v=zX5b54534174797c75416802&t=Light-Optics Create a presentation of what you learned: http://www.neok12.com/pictures/Light-Optics.htm

Week 22 Sound Waves

Week 23 Animal Habitats
Watch the video on animal habitats. Write a journal about what you learned. Use evidence from the video.
http://pbskids.org/video/?category=Science&pid=ywIa_SEoGgfGFZ8ncBYVXh_QGKiMACEx
Then play this game:
http://www.e-learningforkids.org/science/lesson/hawaii-animals-plants-in-their-habitats/

Week 24 South Pole - Environments
Read the article and take the quiz in the upper left corner:
http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/content/animals/animals/birds/penguin.htm
Writing: go to http://www.time4writing.com/writing-paragraphs/supporting-details/
then pick "games" and "elementary" and play

Week 25 Natural Defenses

Week 26 Living or Nonliving
http://az.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/tdc02.sci.life.colt.alive/is-it-alive/
Watch video. Then make a T chart and write what is living under one side and nonliving under the other.

Week 27 Unit Test

Week 28 Environmental Factors

Spring Break

Week 29 Natural Resources
Go through all the pages to learn about Earth's Resources. Write a JOURNAL on what you learned.
http://e-learningforkids.org/Courses/EN/S0502/module/module1.htm

Week 30 Dr. Seuss
http://www.seussville.com/author.html
Explore the history of Dr. Seuss and then write up 3 facts about him
http://www.seussville.com/#/home Go on this site if you are completely done with your contract

Week 31 Forest: Gardening
Read the directions at the top. Try different conditions to see if you can grow your plant.
What were the results? Write about the different results in your journal.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/7_8/plants_grow_fs.shtml

Week 32 Forest: Plants
Watch the video for plants http://www.makemegenius.com/video_play.php?id=40&type=0
Write in your journal about photosynthesis. Use claims evidence and reasoning.
AND
Watch the video for plants http://www.makemegenius.com/video_play.php?id=42&type=0
Then label the parts of plants at: http://www.neok12.com/diagram/Plants-01.htm

Week 33 AZ Merit Week

Week 34 Migration

Week 35 Science Fair
http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/scientific-inquiry/scientific-theory-and-evid.htm
Watch

Week 36 Science Fair
http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/scientific-inquiry/scientific-methods.htm

Week 37 Science Fair
http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/scientific-inquiry/collect-data.htm

Week 38 Science Fair
http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/scientific-inquiry/sidentify-outcomes.htm

Other Choices

Immigration
watch the virtual tour: http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/immigration/webcast.htm

Labor Day
http://www.usconsulate.org.hk/pas/kids/ld.htm Read this article. Then write a journal on why Labor Day is important to celebrate. Use evidence from the text in your journal and underline it.

Animals on the Move
Play the Endangered Animals Game:
http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/content/animals/kidscorner/endangered_animals/endangered_game.htm
Then draw a picture of an endangered animal

Desert Animals
Pick an animal from the top of the page. Read about it: http://www.desertanimals.net/ Now write about the animal in a journal

Out of this World!
Click on "Our Universe" or "Life in Space" and watch the whole cartoon (use arrows to go to each screen). Then pick your favorite fact and draw and label what it is on drawing paper (from writing basket). http://www.esa.int/esaKIDSen/index.html

Tundra
http://www.animalplanet.com/video-topics/other/videos/snow-loving-animals-polar-vortex.htm
Watch the video and then draw a polar bear. Diagram 2 adaptations that allow it to survive in the Tundra.

Civil War
http://www.history.com/news/10-surprising-civil-war-facts/
Write down a fact you found interesting and give your opinion of WHY it was interesting.

Earthquakes
Watch the video
http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/environment/environment-natural-disasters/earthquakes/earthquake-101/
Then read http://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-safety-earthquake.htm and be ready to do a presentation with the puppets (in a group of 4) for the 4th graders on the information you learned.

Volcanoes
Watch the video http://www.makemegenius.com/video_play.php?id=51&type=0
draw a picture and write a few sentences explaining what you learned.

Computer Tools - Paint
Follow the directions to learn how to use paint. After you have finished your picture of the car, you may print it. NOTE: The picture will be in black and white. http://activities.macmillanmh.com/Techknowledge/data/_shell/_global/files/_swf/tk.php?level=03&unit=04&lesson=43

Presentations
Learn how to add clipart to presentations.
http://activities.macmillanmh.com/Techknowledge/data/_shell/_global/files/_swf/tk.php?level=03&unit=06&lesson=63
Then go to Google Drive and make a 1 page presentation on Aztecs or Incas, or Mayans

Thomas Edison
Watch the video of Thomas Edison, then play ONE game about inventors below the video.
http://www.learninggamesforkids.com/social_studies_games/inventor-games/thomas-edison-video.html
Then make a presentation through Google Drive of Thomas Edison.

AIMS Practice
Get extra practice on IXL.com and areas you have not covered yet. http://IXL.com

Research
You will be doing research on the subject you have chosen. Many of your facts need to be written down. You are limited to printing 5 pages. No more!

Research Presentation
Use Google Slide show to put your presentation together

Savannah Animals
http://pbskids.org/wildkratts/habitats/african-savannah/
Play the game. Then make a brochure to tell visitors what they might see when they visit the Savannah.

Life Cycles
Watch the movie: http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/scienceforkids/life_cycle/movie.htm
Then click on "butterfly game"
Watch Arthur's "Fact and Opinion"
http://pbskids.org/arthur/games/factsopinions/factsopinions.html
Fill out a "butterflies: Fact and Opinion" sheet

Photosynthesis
http://www.wonderville.ca/asset/photosynthesis

United Nations Day