• Journal 3/13 (pg. 89)

    What are 2 interesting facts about your organism?


    Journal 3/12 (pg. 89)

    How is your organism born?


    Journal 3/11 (pg. 88)

    How does your organism get its energy?


    Journal 3/10 (pg. 88)

    What organism are you researching? What is its scientific name?


    Journal 3/6 (pg. 88)

    List the 6 biomes our planet can be broken into.


    Journal 3/5 (pg. 87)

    1. List 3 secondary consumers.

    1. List 3 tertiary consumers.


    Journal 3/4 (pg. 87)

    1. List 3 producers.

    1. List 3 primary consumers.


    Journal 3/3 (pg. 87)

    1. List 5 biotic things at Pasteur.

    2. List 5 abiotic things at Pasteur.


    Journal 2/26 (pg. 79)

    1. What are the three fossil fuels?

    2. What fossil fuel does gasoline come from?


    Journal 2/25 (pg. 79)

    What is SMUD's Time of Day Rate?


    Journal 2/14 (pg. 79)

    What uses the most electricity in your house?


    Journal 2/13 (pg. 78)

    What are the three fossil fuels?


    Journal 2/12 (pg. 78)

    Why can't we burn coal forever to produce electricity?


    Journal 2/11 (pg. 78)

    How is electricity typically produced?


    Journal 2/7 (pg. 75)

    What are some areas you didn't realize you were using water (virtual water use)?


    Journal 2/6 (pg. 75)

    List 5 tips for saving water at home.


    Journal 2/5 (pg. 74)

    Approx. how much water do you use in 1 month? Do you think this is reasonable?


    Journal 2/4 (pg. 74)

    Where does our drinking water come from?


    Journal 1/31 (pg. 74)

    How does the corona virus spread?


    Journal 1/30 (pg. 73)

    What is molten rock called underground? Above ground?


    Journal 1/28 (pg. 73)

    Do you think fracking should be allowed? Why or why not?


    Journal 1/24 (pg. 73)

    What is fracking? What does it cause?


    Journal 1/23 (pg. 72)

    Why are there so many earthquakes in a day?


    Journal 1/22 (pg. 72)

    Approximately how many earthquakes occur everyday?


    Journal 1/17 (pg. 72)

    Which direction do lines of latitude go?

    Which direction do lines of longitude go?



    Journal 1/16 (pg. 71)

    Define elevation

    What is our approximate elevation?


    Journal 1/15 (pg. 71)

    What is the government agency responsible for making maps?


    Journal 1/14 (pg. 71)

    If a map has a scale of 1:100 and you measured a distance of 10cm on your map how long would that be in real life?

    Journal 1/10 (pg. 70)

    If a map has a scale of 1:1000 what does that mean?


    Journal 1/9 (pg. 70)

    1. What is the imaginary line located at 0 degrees latitude?

    2. What is the imaginary line located at 0 degrees longitude?


    Journal 1/8 (pg. 70)


    What are the coordinates of





    Journal 12/20 (pg. 62,63,64 or 65)

    What natural features do you get at:

    Divergent Plate Boundaries?

    Convergent Plate Boundaries?


    Journal 12/19 (pg. 64)

    How much do the tectonic plates move in 1 year?


    Journal 12/18 (pg. 64)

    Where is the sea floor oldest?

    Where is it youngest?


    Journal 12/17 (pg. 64)

    What is happening in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean? Why? 


    Journal 12/13 (pg. 62 or 64?)

    What are the three plate boundary types?


    Journal 12/12 (pg. 56)

    What is the driving force behind plate tectonics?


    Journal 12/11 (pg. 56)

    What is the name of the supercontinent that Alfred Wegener named?

    What is the theory that replaced continental drift?


    Journal 12/10 (pg. 56)

    Why did scientists reject Alfred Wegeners Continental Drift Theory?


    Journal 12/5 (pg. 55)

    What evidence is there that continents have moved?


    Journal 12/4 (pg. 55)

    What natural things can plate tectonics cause?


    Journal 12/3 (pg. 55)

    Which area of U.S. has the highest mountains?

    Which area of South America has the highest mountains?


    Journal 11/22 (pg. 49)

    List at least 3 minerals.


    Journal 11/21 (pg. 49)

    On a stereoscope what is the thing you look through called?

    What is the thing you put your rock on called?


    Journal 11/20 (pg. 49)

    What type of rock can a sedimentary rock become?


    Journal 11/19 (pg. 47)

    How are metamorphic rocks formed?


    Crayons Rock Conclusion Questions

    1. Why was your crayon igneous to start?
    2. What did you do with the knife? What did you create?
    3. Describe how creating a sedimentary crayon is like creating a sedimentary rock.
    4. Describe how creating a metamorphic crayon is like creating a metamorphic rock.
    5. Describe how creating an igneous crayon is like creating an igneous rock.


    Journal 11/15 (pg. 47)

    How are sedimentary rocks formed?


    Journal 11/14 (pg. 47)

    How are igneous rocks formed?


    Journal 11/8 (pg. 46)

    Where did you start your journey? What is the first thing that happened to you?


    Journal 11/7 (pg. 46)

    Where can rocks be located? (think about yesterdays activity)


    Journal 11/6 (pg. 46)

    1. What is the difference between weathering and erosion?


    Journal 11/1 (pg. 42)

    1. Define Weathering.

    2. What are some ways rocks can be weathered?




    Do the warm up on pg. 43 in your workbook.


    Journal 10/30 (pg. 42)

    What tests can you perform to determine the identity of a mineral?


    Journal 10/29 (pg. 42)

    What is the difference between minerals and rocks.


    Journal 10/22 (pg. 38)

    What are the three main types of rocks?


    Journal 10/18 (pg. 38)

    What is the name of our galaxy?

    Where is the largest volcano in the solar system?


    Journal 10/17 (pg. 38)

    What are asteroids made of?

    What are comets made of?


    Journal 10/16 (pg. 37)

    What is happening when we have a solar eclipse?

    What is happening when we have a lunar eclipse?


    Journal 10/15 (pg. 37)

    What does the earth do in 1 day?

    What does the earth do in 1 year?

    What does the moon do in 1 month? 


    Journal 10/11 (pg. 37)

    How many moons does Venus have?

    What planet is closest to Earth?


    Journal 10/10 (pg. 35)

    How many moons does Mercury have?

    How many robots have visited Mercury?


    Journal 10/9 (pg. 35)

    What are the 8 phases of the moon?


    Journal 10/3 (pg. 35)

    What causes the seasons to change?


    Journal 10/2 (pg. 31)

    What is the Hubble Space Telescope?

    What is the International Space Station?


    Journal 10/1 (pg. 31)

    List 2 missions NASA is currently involved in.


    Journal 9/26 (pg. 31)

    Grab your worksheets from yesterday

    How long does it take to get to

    1. Mars?

    2. Jupiter?

    3. Uranus?


    Journal 9/25 (pg. 31)

    1. How many miles away is the sun?

    2. How far away is the second closest star?


    Journal 9/24 (pg. 19)

    1. What is an Astronomical Unit (AU)?

    2. What is a Light Year (LY)?


    Journal 9/20 (pg. 19)

    1. What type of atoms are stars mostly made of?

    2. What type of atom is formed inside a star when hydrogen atoms fuse together?


    Journal 9/19 (pg. 19)

    1. How many Earths could fit inside the sun?

    2. How much wider is the sun than Earth?


    Journal 9/18 (pg. 18)

    What is the smallest planet in our solar system?


    What is the largest planet in our solar system?


    Journal 9/17 (pg. 18)

    List the planets in order from closest to furthest from the sun.


    Journal 9/12 (pg. 18)

    Do you think Mars was ever habitable? Why or why not?


    Journal 9/11 (pg. 17)

    What did the stream table teach you?



    Grab your workbook and turn to pg. 49. Start on the warm-up.


    Journal 9/6 (pg. 17)

    List the 4 outer planets.


    Journal 9/6 (pg. 17)

    Based on the evidence so far, where do you think the channel on Mars came from?


    Journal 8/27 (pg. 16)

    List the 4 rocky planets.


    Journal 8/23 (pg. 16)

    What is the difference between evidence and reasoning?


    Journal 8/22 (pg. 11)

    Make 5 observations about the person sitting next to you. 


    Journal 8/21 (pg. 11)

    What is one tip for staying safe in a science classroom?


    Journal 8/20 (pg. 11)

    What is a Science Journal used for? (hint: you wrote it down yesterday on pg. 9)












    Name Cube

    Do Not Touch the cube, or tray


    1. Question - What is on the bottom of the cube?
    2. Evidence: (what do you observe about the cube?)
    3. Claim (answer based on evidence)
    4. Reasoning (tells us how the evidence supports the claim)









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