MONDAY
Direct instruction
2. Vocabulary journal entries (word description, translation,
& drawing)
3. “Check” the level of word understanding in vocab journal
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Key vocabulary of the week
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Density
Cosmic Inflation
Fusion/Fuse
Transport
Debris
Orbit
Review:
• Element
• Proton
• Electron
• Neucleus
Key vocabulary of the week
Term: density
Definition: the amount of
matter in something in
relationship to its weight
and size (the quotient of mass
and volume)
Draw:
Key vocabulary of the week
Term: cosmic inflation
! An event that happened right after
the Big Bang; explains the shape of
our Universe
Definition: a very fast
expansion of the early
universe in volume
Key vocabulary of the week
Term: fusion
Definition: a process in
which the nuclei of atoms
are joined
Related word
fuse: to combine or mix things
Draw:
Key vocabulary of the week
Term: transport
(transportation)
Definition: to carry
something (or someone)
from one place to
another
Related words (how elements get
transported):
Asteroid: small planets circling the sun
Comet: a space object with a bright tail
Meteorite: a piece of rock or metal fallen to the
ground from outer without burning up entirely
Key vocabulary of the week
Term: debris
Definition: the
pieces that are left
after something has
been destroyed
When objects in space
collide (hit each other) the
debris are cast into space
Draw:
Key vocabulary of the week
Draw:
Term: orbit
Definition: to travel around
(something, such as a
planet or moon) in a
curved path : to make an
orbit around (something)
http://www.grc.nasa.gov/WWW/k12/rocket/Images/tworb.gif
Meet someone who speaks your
language and…
Explain your definitions & drawings using your native language
for these words:
• Density
• Cosmic Inflation
• Debris
• Orbit
• Transport
• Fusion/Fuse
Also, make sure you understand/remember:
• Element
• Proton
• Electron
• Neucleus
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Key vocabulary of the week