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Fifth Grade Warm-Ups

This is where you can find weekly warm-ups. Warm-ups are done the first few minutes of class but if someone misplaces their paper or is absent you can still complete it using these questions.They are due every Friday by 3

12/10-12/14/2012

posted Dec 10, 2012, 5:40 AM by Unknown user

Energy Warm-Up
Fill in blanks and answer questions. 


Monday’s Warm-Up 

CONTENT


What are the different forms of energy? 



What are the facts about energy?


Tuesday’s Warm-Up 

RELATIONSHIPS


How does _________ energy relate to ____________energy? 



How does __________energy effect ____________ energy? 


Wednesday’s Warm-Up 

ASSUMPTIONS

What can we predict would happen if _______energy was nonexistent? 



What is your hypothesis if ____________energy was nonexistent? 


Thursday’s Warm-Up 

GENERALIZATIONS


How does energy relate to your life in a broader sense? 

How does energy relate to everything in the world? 

Friday’s Warm-Up 

SUMARIZATION


What was the concept of energy about overall?



How can you use your knowledge of energy? 

12/03-12/07/2012

posted Dec 3, 2012, 5:45 AM by Unknown user

Monday
Do not forget your explanations. 

1. Which of the following types of energy do we get directly from the Sun?

1. Heat Energy
2. Electrical Energy
3. Light Energy

A. 2 and 3 only
B. 3 only
C. 1 and 2 only
D. 1 and 3 only


2. Fill in the blank in the sentence below.
"The ______ energy of a substance is determined by how active its particles are."
A. mechanical
B. heat
C. electrical
D.     light




Tuesday
Do not forget your explanations. 

1. How is all sound produced?
A. heat
B. light
C. electricity
        D. vibration

2. A flywheel is a device that can store energy by causing a wheel with very little friction to spin rapidly. 

A fairly small amount of electricity is needed to keep the flywheel spinning. The advantage of this situation is that the flyweel's _______ energy, created by its spinning, lasts longer than the electrical energy used to spin it.

A. sound
B. light
C. thermal
D. mechanical




Wednesday
Do not forget your explanations. 
Add
1. Coal is a very useful natural resource, because when it is burned it releases 
a large amount of ______ energy. This energy can then be used to make electricity.

A. thermal
B. light
C. sound
        D. mechanical


2. When you move the switch of a flashlight to "on," the light goes on. When you move the switch of a flashlight to "off," the light goes off. How does this happen?

A. When the switch is moved to the "on" position, it opens the circuit, and electricity flows through the flashlight bulb.

B. The switch in the "on" position closes the circuit, and the electricity flows through the flashlight bulb.

C. The wire in the flashlight is considered an insulator, and when the insulator is "on", you will have a closed circuit, lighting the bulb.

    D. The terminals of the flashlight are the battery and the bulb. When these are connected, the bulb will light.



Thursday
Do not forget your explanations. 

1. What is a closed circuit?

A. the complete path of an electrical current

B. an interrupted path of electricity

C. a circular path that electricity is unable to travel through

D. a connection of components which prevents electricity from flowing



2. A circuit can be compared to _______.

A. parallel lines
B. a triangle
C. perpendicular lines
D. a circle

11/26-11/30/2012

posted Nov 26, 2012, 5:33 AM by Unknown user

Monday’s Warm Up
There is only one question today. Please read it carefully and go step by step and explain your answer. 


W. Ear drum vibrates.
X. Air around tuning fork vibrates.
Y. Tuning fork vibrates.
Z. Tuning fork is hit.

Which of the following shows the steps above in the order that they 
must occur for someone to be able to hear the tuning fork?

A. W  X  Y  Z
B. Y  Z  X  W
C. Z  Y  X  W
D.     Z  X  Y  W

Tuesday’s Warm-Up
Do not forget explanations. 

Why do string instruments make sound?

A. They are made to recognize hand movement and then translate that into sound.

B. none of these

C. They are made so that the strings do not vibrate.

D. They are made so that the strings vibrate.

Add
Which of the following statements is true?

A. Something must first produce a sound before it can produce a vibration.

B. Something cannot produce a sound if it also produces a vibration.

C. Something can produce a sound without producing a vibration.

D. Something must first produce a vibration before it can produce a sound.

Wednesday’s Warm-Up
Do not forget explanations. 
Add
Submarines use a technology called "sonar" that bounces sound waves off of 
objects in the water. The sonar operators measure how long it takes for the signal 
to return to them. The information they get from sonar allows them to know

A. what color objects in the water are
B. if objects in the water are man-made
C. how massive objects in the water are
D.      how far away objects in the water are

When an earthquake strikes, scientists use special devices to detect the underground _______ that is released. This can provide people in some areas 
with a few seconds of warning before the earthquake reaches them.

A. chemical energy
B. light energy
C. electrical energy
D. sound energy

Thursday’s Warm-Up
Do not forget explanations. 

When electricity runs through a stereo, what other type of energy is produced?

A. mechanical energy
B. light energy
C. kinetic energy
D. Sound Energy 

When a battery uses power to run an iPod, what other type of energy is produced?

A. mechanical energy
B. potential energy
C. kinetic energy
D. Sound Energy 

11/12-11/16/2012

posted Nov 9, 2012, 7:36 AM by Unknown user   [ updated Nov 9, 2012, 9:07 AM ]

Monday’s Warm-Up

Do not forget your explanations.

1. Many people buy lights that they place in the ground in front 
of their houses. These lights often do not need to be plugged 
in or to have their batteries replaced. Instead, they get their energy
 from

A. the soil.
B. nearby plants.
C. the Sun.
D.    water.

2. Which of the following actions can produce heat energy?

A. refrigerating leftover food
B. rubbing your hands together
C. placing a metal spoon next to a magnet
          D. putting a book on the top shelf of a bookcase

Tuesday’s Warm Up
Do not forget explanations.

1. What type of energy allows a hot air balloon to rise?
A. sound
B. light
C. thermal
            D. electrical

2. Electrical energy can produce many other types of energy.

When electricity runs through an electric stove, what other type of 
energy is produced?
A. mechanical energy
B. sound energy
C. chemical energy
D. heat energy

Wednesday’s Warm Up
Do not forget explanations. 
Add
1. Electrical energy can produce many other types of energy.

When electricity runs through a light bulb, what other type of energy is produced?

A. light energy
B. mechanical energy
C. chemical energy
D.     sound energy

2. What kind of energy is produced by an electric oven?
A. chemical energy
B. sound energy
C. mechanical energy
D. heat energy


Thursday’s Warm Up
Do not forget explanation.
Add
1. Electrical energy can produce many other types of energy.

When electricity runs through an electric stove, what other type of energy is produced?
A. mechanical energy
B. sound energy
C. chemical energy
D. heat energy


2. Electrical energy can produce many other types of energy.

When electricity runs through a light bulb, what other type of energy is produced?

A. light energy
B. mechanical energy
C. chemical energy
         D. sound energy

11/05-11/09/2012

posted Nov 5, 2012, 5:25 AM by Unknown user

Monday’s Warm-Up
11/05

What is the definition of mechanical energy?

A. Energy of an object because of its motion and position.
B. Energy of an object because of its motion.
C. Energy of an object because of its position.
D. Energy of an object due to potential energy. 

What is the definition of kinetic energy?

A. Energy due to position
B. Energy in motion
C. Potential energy
D. Energy that doesn’t move

Tuesday’s Warm-Up
11/06

What is the definition of potential energy?

A. Energy due to position 
B. Energy due to motion
C. Kinetic Energy
D. Energy that moves 

What is the definition of energy? 

A. Kinetic energy
B. Potential energy
C. The ability to do work. 
D. The inability to do work. 

Wednesday’s Warm-Up
11/07

What is the definition of motion?

A. Changing position or place.
B. Not changing position or place.
C. Potential energy
D. ability to do work
 
What is the definition of position?

A. Potential energy
B. Ability to do work
C. Changing place
     D.  A place where someone or something is located. 


Thursday’s Warm-Up
11/08

What type of energy do the roller coaster cars have as they 
roll along the track?
A. mechanical energy
B. electrical energy
C. light energy
D.     thermal energy

Mechanical energy is energy an object has due to its motion or position.

Which object converts electrical energy to mechanical energy?

A. a fan
B. an electric blanket
C. a television
        D. a light bulb


10/29-11/02/2012

posted Oct 25, 2012, 1:51 PM by Unknown user   [ updated Oct 25, 2012, 1:52 PM ]

Monday 10/29
Do not forget explanations. 

1. In which of the following states of matter are the particles close together 
but still able to flow?
A. liquid
B. plasma
C. solid
D. gas

2. Which of the following are physical properties?
A. the melting point of a solid
B. the boiling point of a liquid
C. the freezing point of a liquid
D. all of these

Tuesday 10/30
Do not forget explanations. 

1. Buoyancy is the tendency of an object to float in a liquid or rise in a gas. 
Which of the following objects tends to make a person more buoyant in water?
A. flippers
B. scuba gear
C. a wet suit
D. a life jacket

2. If you take a piece of aluminum foil and crumple it up, it sinks in water.
 If, however, you take the same piece of aluminum foil and mold it into 
a boat shape, it floats. Given this information, you know that

A. buoyancy depends only on the type of material used.

B. the size of an object affects its buoyancy.

C. buoyancy only depends on the type of fluid used.

            D. the shape of an object affects its buoyancy.



Wednesday 10/31
Do not forget explanations. 

1. You would like to determine if an object conducts electricity. Which of the following experiments would test this?

A. Weigh the object before and after refrigeration.

B. Float the object in water.

C. Place the object on a source of heat and measure the time it takes to heat up.

D. Include the object in a circuit, and check to see if the circuit still works.


2. Objects with high conductivity are able to move electric charges or 
transfer heat very easily. Which of the following objects best 
demonstrates the physical property of high conductivity?

A. a metal spoon
B. a rubber placemat
C. a glass baking dish
    D. a plastic bottle

Thursday 11/01
Do not forget explanations. 


1. An unknown mineral attracts iron filings. It can be assumed that this mineral
A. is colorless.
B. is magnetic.
C. is hard.
D. has a metallic luster.

2. Marco found a mineral. What test could he do to find out if the mineral 
has the property of magnetism?
A. hold the mineral near some iron filings
B. rub the mineral on a streak plate
C. scratch the mineral with a fingernail
D. carefully smell the mineral

10/22-10/27/2012

posted Oct 19, 2012, 7:40 AM by Unknown user

Monday’s Warm Up

Do not forget explanations

 

 

A plant nursery is a business that grows and sells plants.

A nursery wants to develop a fertilizer that will result in the longest

 lasting blooms on flowering plants.

 

When testing each of its possible fertilizer formulas, the nursery should

A.           measure the height of the plant and record the type of fertilizer used.


B.          measure the time it takes for the plant to get a bud.


C.          count the number of leaves and record the type of fertilizer used.


D.          record the type of fertilizer and the time it takes for flowers to die.


 

Eri noticed that when she boiled water in the teakettle, sometimes the water

 boiled quickly, and other times it took a long time.

 

Eri wanted to find out why this happened. For her experiment, she decided to

keep the burner the same temperature for every trial, and she used the same kettle for each trial.

 

What data should she collect during her experiment?

 

A.  the temperature of the steam as it leaves the kettle


B.  the time it takes the water to boil and how the water tastes


C. the amount of water in the kettle and the color of the kettle


D. the amount of water in the kettle and the time it takes for the water to boil

 

 

Tuesday’s Warm Up

Do not forget explanations

 

 

Fourth graders were experimenting with melting times of ice cubes. All the ice cubes were exactly the same size and shape. They had three identical glasses.

 

Sam put his ice cube in an empty glass on the counter. Ciaran put his cube in an empty glass in the refrigerator, and Faith put her ice cube in a glass filled with water on the counter.

 

What would the fourth graders want to observe and record about the experiment?

A.  the amount of water produced from the melted ice cube


B.  the shape of the melting ice cube


C. the color of the melting ice cube


            D. the time it took for the ice cube to melt completely

 

 

The table below shows the U.S. Census Bureau's population predictions in thousands from 1995 to 2025.

 

 

July 1, 1995

July 1, 2000

July 1, 2005

July 1, 2015

July 1, 2025

Delaware

717

768

800

832

861

New Jersey

7,945

8,178

8,392

8,924

9,558

New York

18,136

18,146

18,250

18,916

19,830

Pennsylvania

12,072

12,202

12,281

12,449

12,683

 

 

Which state has the lowest population prediction on each date?

A.  New Jersey

B.  Pennsylvania

C. New York

             D. Delaware

 

Wednesday’s Warm Up

Do not forget explanations

 

 

Denise is trying to decide between two different brands of soap. Both soaps say they kill more bacteria than any other type of soap. What does Denise need to make a scientific decision about which soap kills more bacteria?

A.  a guarantee by the company

B.  a question

C. a hypothesis

D. evidence

 

 

Both of Tiffany's parents have blue eyes. Tiffany also has blue eyes. Tiffany's mom is about to have another baby. What would be the best prediction about the new baby's eyes?

A.  The new baby will have blue eyes.

B.  The new baby will have brown eyes.

C. The new baby will need glasses.

    D. The new baby will be color-blind.

 

Thursday’s Warm Up

Do not forget explanations

 

 

Two friends are able to touch an object in a soft cloth bag, but they can't see or smell it.

 

Which of the following statements about the object could they make as a conclusion?

A.  Objects in bags are always round.

B.  The object is round.

C. The object is a gumball.

    D. The object is green.

 

 

How might a student tell about the procedures and results of an experiment?

A.  make a presentation to the class

B.  write in a journal

C. make a drawing or poster

                    D. all of these

10/15-10/19/2012

posted Oct 12, 2012, 8:11 AM by Unknown user   [ updated Oct 17, 2012, 6:34 AM ]

MONDAY 5th GRADE- DO NOT FORGET EXPLANATIONS


1. What is the definition of dissolve?

A. A solid becomes part of a liquid
B. A solid does not become part of a liquid
C. A liquid becomes part of a solid
D. A liquid becomes part of another liquid

2. What is the definition of soluble?

A. Ability of a liquid to become part of a solid. 
B. Inability to be a solid that becomes part of a liquid. 
C. Ability to be a solid that becomes part of a liquid.
D. Ability of a liquid to become part of a solid.



TUESDAY 5th GRADE- DO NOT FORGET EXPLANATIONS

1. Jenny wanted to know which kinds of materials would dissolve in water. To find out, she put five different materials into five different glasses of water. She wrote down whether or not the materials dissolved. Her results are shown in the table below.

Solubility Data

Material Does it dissolve in water?
Salt Yes
Metal No
Sugar Yes
Soap Yes
Oil No

Based on the table, which of the following is true?
A. Salt is soluble.
B. Metal is soluble.
C. Soap is insoluble.
D. Sugar is insoluble.

2. Based on the table, which of the following is false?

A. Salt is soluble.
B. Sugar is soluble.
C. Soap is soluble.
D. Sugar is insoluble.









WEDNESDAY 5th GRADE- DO NOT FORGET EXPLANATIONS

Add
1. Jenny wanted to know which kinds of materials would dissolve in water. To find out, she put five different materials into five different glasses of water. She wrote down whether or not they dissolved. Her results are shown in the table below.

Solubility Data

Material Does it dissolve in water?
Salt Yes
Metal No
Sugar Yes
Soap Yes
Oil No

Based on the table, which of the materials are insoluble?
A. salt and sugar
B. salt and metal
C. oil and soap
D.     metal and oil




2. Based on the table, which of the materials are soluble?

A. salt and sugar
B. salt and metal
C. oil and soap
        D. metal and oil




Thursday 5th GRADE- DO NOT FORGET EXPLANATIONS



1. Erin has a glass of water. She pours sand into the glass. All of the sand settles
 at the bottom of the glass.

Which of the following is true about the solubility of sand in water?
A. Sand is soluble. It does not float in water.
B. Sand is insoluble. It does not dissolve in water.
C. Sand is insoluble. It disappears in water.
D. Sand is soluble. It completely dissolves in water.


2. Powdered drink mix is soluble in water. What will happen to powdered drink 
mix if it is poured into a bottle of water and the bottle is shaken?
A. The powdered drink mix will stick to the sides of the bottle.

B. The powdered drink mix will dissolve in the water.

C. The powdered drink mix will float at the top of the bottle.

D. The powdered drink mix will sink to the bottom of the bottle.


10/08-10/12/2012

posted Oct 5, 2012, 9:24 AM by Unknown user   [ updated Oct 8, 2012, 7:31 AM ]

Monday 5th Grade- DO NOT FORGET EXPLANATIONS

 

1.

 

You would like to determine if an object conducts electricity. Which of the following experiments would test this?

 

A.

Float the object in water.

B.

Include the object in a circuit, and check to see if the circuit still works.

C.

Weigh the object before and after refrigeration.

D.

Place the object on a source of heat and measure the time it takes to heat up.

 

2.

Objects with high conductivity are able to move electric charges or transfer heat very easily. Which of the following objects best demonstrates the physical property of high conductivity?

 

A.

a plastic bottle

B.

a metal spoon

C.

a glass baking dish

D.

a rubber placemat

 

TUESDAY 5th Grade- DO NOT FORGET EXPLANATIONS

 

1.

Objects with poor conductivity

 

A.

do not transfer heat very well.

B.

do not bend or break.

C.

are not very good with directions.

D.

are very good at transferring electric charges.

 

2. The electric current of a circuit is opened or close by---

 

A. Wires

B. Switches

C. Lightbulbs

D.Conductors

 WEDNESDAY 5th Grade- DO NOT FORGET EXPLANATIONS

 

 

1. A student found out that the batter in a circuit was dead. What should the student do if he or she wishes to have a closed circuit?

 

A. Try the circuit without a battery.

B. Add longer wires to the circuit.

C. Hook up a new battery.

D.Add a switch to the circuit

 

2.

Objects with poor conductivity

A.         do not bend or break.

B.         are not very good with directions.

C.         do not transfer heat very well.

D.are very good at transferring electric charges.

 THURSDAY 5th Grade- DO NOT FORGET EXPLANATIONS

 

1. An object that allows movement of electric charges along a path is called—

 

A. resistance

B. insulation

C. conductor

D.parallel circuit

 

2. List three objects that are conductors and list three insulators.

       

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