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Mrs. Gysin's 4th Grade Page



School:St. Paul Interparochial School
Location:Ramsey NJ 07446
Comments:Welcome to Mrs. Gysin's Page



Stingray Chaser

Free stingrays and remove harmful algae from the ocean. After removing enough debris from the stingrays, you will be asked to select the correct answer to continue.




Pinball

Vocabulary Pinball Click on the red flipper buttons to keep the ball in play. Try to hit all of the letters with the ball to spell a word. Next, choose the correct definition for the word. A correct answer gives a free ball and an incorrect takes a ball away. Hold down and release the green button to launch the ball! Try all of the lists or register to make your own!




Word Find

Play the classic Word Search and find game.




Word Scramble - Words Only

Solve the scrambled words by moving the tiles around. Use the vocabulary definition or math answers to provide you the hint you need!




Word Scramble - Problems and Definitions

Solve the scrambled words by moving the tiles around. Use the vocabulary definition or math answers to provide you the hint you need!




Hangman

Play hangman with your words. Guess letters to form words from the lists that are added by people just like you! Practice your classroom lists.




List Content

Gr 4 Science Ch 1 Les

  • system -- a group of parts that work together
  • organism -- a living thing that carries out five basic life functions on its own
  • organ -- a group of tissues that work together to do a certain job
  • oxygen -- a part of the air that is needed by most plants and animals to live
  • tissue -- a group of similar cells that work together to carry out a job
  • organ system -- a group of organs that work together to carry on life functions
  • cell -- the smallest unit of living matter

Gr 4 Science Ch 1 Les 2

  • trait -- a characteristic of a living thing
  • kingdom -- the largest group into which an organism can be classifed
  • kingdom -- the largest group into which an organism can be classified
  • species -- the smallest group into which an organism is classifed
  • genius -- a group made up of two or more very similar species

Gr 4 Science Ch 1 Les 3

  • extinct -- said of an organism no longer alive on Earth
  • extinct -- said of an organism no longer alive on Earth
  • embryo -- a developing organism that results from fertilization
  • embryo -- a developing organism that results from fertilization
  • fossil -- any evidence of an organism that lived in the past
  • fossil -- any evidence of an organism that lived in the past

Gr 4 Science Ch 1 Les 4

  • habitat -- the home of an organism
  • decomposer -- an organism that breaks down wastes and the remains of other organisms
  • population -- one type of organism living in an area
  • consumer -- any organism that eats the food producers make, or that eats other consumers
  • food web -- the pattern that shows how food chains are related
  • community -- the living part of an ecosystem
  • producer -- an organism, such as a plant, that makes food
  • food chain -- the set of steps in which organisms get the food they need to survive
  • ecosystem -- the living and nonliving things in an environment, and all their interactions

Gr 4 Science Ch 1 Les 5

  • drought -- a long period of time with little or no precipitation
  • acid rain -- harmful moisture that falls to Earth after being mixed with wastes from burned fossil fuels
  • pollution -- the adding of harmful substances to the water, air, or land
  • overpopulation -- a depletion of resources that occurs when too many of at least one kind of living thing inhabits an ecosystem
  • pollution -- the adding of harmful substances to the water, air, or land

Gr 4 Science Ch 2 Les 1

  • photosynthesis -- a process in plants that uses energy from sunlight to make food from water and carbon dioxide
  • epidermis -- the outermost protective layer of a leaf
  • chlorophyll -- a green substance in plant cells that helps plants make food by trapping the Sun's energy
  • root hair -- one of the threadlike cells on a root that take in water and minerals from the soil
  • transpiration -- a plant's release of excell water vapor through the stomata on the underside of its leaves
  • respiration -- the using and releasing of energy in a cell
  • stomata -- pores in the bottom of the leaves that open and close to let in air and give off water vapor

Gr 4 Science Ch 2 Les 7

  • germination -- the sprouting of a seed into a new plant
  • ovary -- a structure containing egg cells
  • seed -- an undeveloped plant with stored food sealed in a protective covering
  • fertilization -- the joining of a female sex cell, the egg, and male sex cell, the sperm, to produce a fertilized egg
  • pollination -- the transfer of a flower's pollen from anther to pistil
  • spore -- the cells in a seedless plant that grow into new organisms

Gr 4 Science Ch 3 Les 1

  • invertebrate -- an animal without a backbone
  • invertebrate -- an animal without a backbone
  • vertebrate -- an animal with a backbone
  • vertebrate -- an animal with a backbone
  • symmetry -- the way an animal's body parts match up around a point or central line
  • symmetry -- the way an animal's body parts match up around a point or central line

Gr 4 Science Ch 3 Les 3

  • amphibian -- a cold-blooded vertegrate that spends part of its life in water and part of its life on land
  • warm-blooded -- said of an animal with a constant body temperature
  • mammal -- a warm-blooded vertebrate with hair or fur; female mammals produce milk to feed their young
  • cold-blooded -- said of an animal that cannot control its body temperature
  • reptile -- a cold-blooded vertebrate that lives on land and has a backbone, an edoskeleton, and waterproof skin with scales or plates

Gr 4 Science Ch 4 Les 1

  • circulatory sys -- the organ system that moves blood through the body
  • digestive syste -- the organ system that breaks down food for fuel
  • muscular system -- the organ system made up of muscles that move bones
  • excretory syste -- the organ system that removes liquid wastes
  • skeletal system -- the organ system made up of bones
  • respiratory sys -- the organ system that brings oxygen to the body cells and removes wastes
  • nervous system -- the organ system that controls all other body systems

Gr 4 Science Ch 4 Les 5

  • life span -- how long an organism can be expected to live
  • life cycle -- the stages of growth and change of an organism's life
  • heredity -- the passing of traits from parent to offspring
  • metamorphosis -- a process of changes in form during an animal's development
  • reproduction -- the making of offspring

Gr 4 Science Ch 4 Les 6

  • adaptation -- a special trait that helps an organism survive
  • instinct -- a pattern of behavior that requires no thinking because it is programmed into an animal's brain
  • camouflage -- an adaptation by which an animal can hide by blending in with its surroundings
  • inherited behav -- a behavior that is inborn, not learned
  • mimicry -- when one organism imitates the traits of another
  • learned behavio -- behavior that is not inborn
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