Every year we do vocabulary terms your child should know so far. We will have vocabulary quizzes regularly in our classroom . The quizzes will contain basic word/definition/illustration/or examples on it. This will be the building block we will target throughout the year.
1) Weathering- the breaking down of rock by wind, water, and ice
2) An example or application would be plant roots growing in the cracks of rocks and slowly splitting it apart over time.
Here is a list of the terms so far:
Physical State, Solid, Liquid, Gas, Volume, Freezing and Boiling Points of water in Celsius, Melting, Freezing, Boiling, Mass, Weight, Density, More Dense=Sink, Less Dense=Float, Solubility, Dissolving, Mixtures, Solutions, Magnetism, Poles of a Magnet, Attract, Repel, Sound, Vibrate, Thermal Energy, Conduction, Convection, Radiation, Conductors, Insulators, Electricity, Light energy, Reflection, Refraction, Absorbing, Transparent, Translucent, Opaque, Mechanical Energy, Force, Motion, Push, Pull, Rock, Rock layers, Sediment, Sedimentary Rock, Igneous Rock, Metamorphic Rock, Fossils