Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Science: Study Guide

Study Guide for Science Quiz on Friday, October 23, 2009

**This is a cumulative quiz.**

Concepts to study:
Water cycle
Evaporation, condensation, precipitation
Know details of each stage.
The sun powers the water cycle.

How to read a weather map

Measurement with a metric ruler

Sun rises in the east and sets in the west.
Shadows change sizes according to the position of the sun throughout the day.
Ex. Your shadow will be longer in the morning, shorter around noon and long again in the afternoon.
Shadows appear directly opposite the position of the sun, which is why your shadow will be shorter at midday. The sun is directly above you.

Moon phases
Know them in order.

Study resources:
Science journal
Science handouts/worksheets in your binder
Old tests
SBISD Fourth Grade Study Guide
Pgs. 4, 11, and 14.

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