Mrs. Dietrich

Welcome to Mrs. Dietrich's 5th grade Science Class!

My name is Meredith Dietrich, and I have been a La Vernia Bear for the past nine years.  I am from Sugar Land, Texas and graduated from Southwest Texas State University (now Texas State).  My husband and I moved to La Vernia in 2007.
I have three handsome boys - Hayden (8), Weston (5), and Ryker (2).
 
You can reach me best through email at meredith.dietrich@lvisd.org.
Conference 10:00-10:45

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Matter


Properties of Matter


YouTube Video


Potential vs Kinetic Energy October 11, 2016


Forms of Energy



Forms of Energy Vocabulary
Source of Energy - the place where energy comes from

Energy - the ability to do work

Solar Energy - energy from the sun

Mechanical Energy - the energy of motion

Thermal Energy - heat energy

Light - energy that travels in waves and can move through empty space

Sound - energy that can be heard and is made by vibrating objects

Electrical energy - energy made by electric charges

Chemical energy - energy stored in chemical bonds 

YouTube Video


YouTube Video

YouTube Video

Rock Detective


What a great Monday!  The students were able to visit and run with Kendra Chambers from the USA Olympic Trial team.
We even got a "DAB" shot

What's a Fossil?


Fossil Fuel 101


Coal and Oil Formation


Alternative Energy 101


Renewable and Non-rewable Resources


The Solar System


Weather vs Climate


Weather


Water Cycle


Habitats and Ecosystems


More Ecosystems and Food Webs



Disney/Pixar Ecosystems


Adaptations


Innate and Learned Behaviors


Conductors and Insulators


Living and Non - Living Organisms


Food Webs And Food Chains


Food Webs And Ecosystems


Disturbances in an ecosystem


Carbon Dioxide - Oxygen Cycle


Adaptions


Inherited and Learned Traits


States of matter


Energy


Circuits