Welcome
To Our
Internet
Project
It's Elemental
What's the Matter with You? 
5th Graders "Adopt" an Element

This Page developed by Mr. Rob Curry
5th Grade Teacher at Vinci Park Elementary
Berryessa Union School District   San Jose, California

Project Overview
Slide Show


Project Objectives 


Background
Knowledge


Research
     Form
     Rubric


Power Point    
  Story Board
  Template
  Rubric


Web Site Building
      Template
    Rubric


Brochure
    Template
  Rubric


Additional Acrivities


Projects from Classes of 2003 and 2004


 
 

Cyber Safety for Kids  from Disney

Spanish Translation
of this project
(Proyecto En Espanol)

San Jose Teach

Our Class Science Page

Bibliography/Sources Cited 

Printed Resources

Electronic/ Web Resources


Elemental Matter Teachers

Share your ideas, discussion board, and download additional resources
Creating a Power Point 

MATERIALS: 

One for each student:

Power Point Story Board

Power Point Template (download as a .ppt file)

Power Point Rubric

Internet Resources: 
Animations on this page and student samples from Animation Factory www.animfactory.com

Technolgy Needed:   Use of technology: Use of Microsoft PowerPoint 95, 97, 2000 or XP.  Recommended: A projector OR a splitter device that allows the Power Point and Web Page to be seen on a TV and recorded on a VHS recorder. 

Images for PowerPoint presentations from: Microsoft Encarta 2001 and  Microsoft Encarta Standard 2002, as well as sources cited in the projects themselves.

Student Samples:

carbon

copper

gold

lutetium
 

Some Ineractive Matter Experiments

Exploratorium: CO2 and Bubbles
Exploratorium: Gas Model

Try Science: Got Gas?

Science Is Fun: Experiments You Can Do At Home

Basic Links on Elements

Jefferson Lab's Kid Zone

Atomic Structure: 3-D Crystals
Quia on line learning games on elements (Requires Flash)

View up to 3 movies free per dayView a "movie" on the states of matter and take a quiz on the properties of matter.

Search Engines


Need Info?
Try a Web Search at: OR [Yahooligans!]
If you still have a question, ask your teacher OR:  < http://www.ducksbreath.com/>

Still need more Info? Try Ask A Mad Scientist    <http://www.madsci.org/submit.html >

Last revised 08-22-04 by rdcurry

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