MONDAY Direct instruction 2. Vocabulary journal entries (word description, translation, & drawing) 3. “Check” the level of word understanding in vocab journal 1. Key vocabulary of the week • • • • • • 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 © Materials copyrighted by the University of Louisville. Educators are free to use these materials with the proper acknowledgement of source.