Math and Science

Math and Science

Sunday, December 17, 2017

OPA2017-18 Week#17 Dec.18-21


“Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift.
That’s why we call it ‘The Present’.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

Dear Parents and Students,

You are invited to join us in an OPA North Pole Experience!

  • Who: All OPA students K-6th grade
  • What:Wear Christmas Sweaters, Christmas T-Shirts, Reindeer Antlers, Elf Ears, or Santa Hats - along with your favorite Christmas Socks! (Please wear uniform pants)
  • When: Wednesday, December 20
  • Why: To show your OPA Spirit!

We are almost there!  The school year is just about half over!  Please stay focused on learning Math and Science and doing your best.  Make everyday count! As we approach the Winter Break, please accept my best wishes for a joyful and relaxing holiday with your family.  And a special thank you to all the wonderful parents.  Thank you for your support and for working with your child.  Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all!

Aspire


Students' grade for Math and Science are updated weekly.

ASPIRE website is: http://ogdenprep.usoe-dcs.org/Login/
Login Information:Username: Student ID
Password:  Eagles+School ID (Example: Eagles43653449)

Math 

Students will continue working on there "Fractional Me" Project in class this week to practice the following concepts and skills:
  • Write fractions in words
  • Use pictures to represent the numerator and denominator
  • Compare fractions
  • Find equivalent fractions 
  • Simplify fractions 
  • Add and Subtract fractions 

Science 

This week, students will investigate the effects of magnets on the needle of a compass, and compare this to the effects of Earth's magnetic field on the needle of a compass. Below is this week's vocabulary words on Magnetism LINC#3

compass an instrument containing a magnetized pointer that shows the direction of magnetic north

natural magnet type of iron ore that occurs in nature and when suspended freely, will point to the North Pole

atlas a book of maps or charts

encyclopedia a book or set of books giving information on many subjects

iron a strong, hard, magnetic, silvery-gray metal; a chemical element; filings are small pieces


Quizlet

Click here for Magnetism concept cards: https://quizlet.com/_2q1dmy

Click here for Magnetism Vocabulary words: https://quizlet.com/_2q0xuy

Reminders


Dec. 21              Minimum Day, Dismissal @12:45, Winter Break
Dec. 22-Jan. 2    No School, Winter Break
Jan. 3 , 2018       School Resumes
Jan.12                 Second Quarter Ends
Jan. 15                No School-Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Jan. 16                Third Quarter Begins

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