5th Grade Science Research Project

You will be using a separate folder for all materials with your science research project.  

On Tuesday, April 2nd - Friday, April 5th - Presentations for the research project.

Monday, April 1st the science research papers were turned in.

On Friday, March 29th, we reviewed the science research paper's rubric and the students had an opportunity to answer any questions that they had.  Oral presentation dates were also given to the students.

The science research paper and oral presentation rubrics were signed and brought back to school for Wednesday, March 27th. A copy of each is also available on my weblog.

On Tuesday, March 26th the students received time to work on their research paper.  

On Thursday, March 21st and Friday, March 22nd, the students received time to edit their science research project.  

On Thursday, March 14th and Friday, March 15th, the students received time to work on their research project.  The diagram and conclusion are due on Thursday, March 21st.

The bibliography page is due on Wednesday, March 13th.

On Monday, March 4th and Tuesday, 5th, the students received time to work on their procedure and bibliography.  The procedure was turned in on Wednesday, March 6th.

On Friday, March 1st, the students received time to work on their procedure and bibliography pages.  I also returned the interview portion of the research.  The interview source needs to be corrected and typed out.  It will be added to the final copy of the research project.

On Thursday, February 28th, the students received the directions for their procedure and bibliography pages. The procedure will be due on Wednesday, March 6th.  The bibliography is due on Friday, March 8th.

On Tuesday, February 12th and Thursday, February 14th, the students received time to work on gathering facts for their research projects.  Packets were turned in on Thursday, February 14th.  I will review the student's research.

On Friday, February 8th, the Science - Green group used the Chromebooks to look up information for their research project

On Thursday, February 7th,the students turned in their interview source.  Students also had time to use the Chromebooks to work on their research project.

On Friday, February 1st, an interview information/direction sheet was passed out during class.  The information for the interview is due on Thursday, February 7th.

On Monday, January 28th, Chromebooks were used to look up research facts.

On Friday, January 25th, we went over any questions relating to the research project during our class.

During class, on Wednesday, January 23rd, Chromebooks were used to look up an invention idea.  Time is also given to look up and find facts for your research.

On Tuesday, January 22nd, three forms will be passed out:  

1. Science project information sheet  
2. Sheet naming the invention that you will be researching and writing about
3. Sheet for recording research for your paper

The information sheet and sheet naming your invention that you will be researching and writing about require a parent signature by Thursday, January 24th.  

During class on Friday, January 18th, Chromebooks were used and time was given for your Science Research Project Organization sheet.  I met with each person or group and discussed ideas for your research invention.

On Tuesday, January 15th, you will receive a form stating if you will be working independently or with a partner for your science research project.  This form will require a parent signature and is due on Thursday, January 17th.  You will be using the scientific method for your paper, while researching and writing about an invention, as well as presenting it to the class.

From Friday, January 11th to Tuesday, January 15th, you received a sample packet with background information for a science report.