SIXTH GRADE

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Mon @ 10:20, Tues @ 8:00, Thurs @ 8:45, Fri @ 12:45

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WEEK 1 - SEPTEMBER 3-6, 2019

Welcoming of Students!  Assigning student textbooks and Scholastic magazine subscription notice.

 

Who Has It Right? Which Branch Is Which?

Students will decide whether some scientific statements are fact or fiction. Students will also learn about the different branches and disciplines of science.

 

Great Inventions and Grand Discoveries

Students will be introduced to a variety of inventors and their inventions/discoveries.

Unit 1.1: Our Nervous System p.2-3

Objective: Identify the main parts of the nervous system and their functions.

WEEK 2 - SEPTEMBER 9-12, 2019

Activity 1.1: Parts of Our Nervous System p.1

Aim: To identify the parts of our nervous system and their functions

Unit 1.2: Path of Messages in Our Nervous System p.4-5

Objective: Explain the path of the message to and from the nervous system.

Activity 1.2: Fast Reflexes p.2-4

Aim: To observe reflexes controlled by our nervous system

Unit 1.3: Common Illnesses of The Nervous System p.6

Objective: Recognize the common ailments related to the nervous system.

Unit 1.4: Care for Our Nervous System p.7

Objective: Recognize ways to care for the nervous system.

Unit 1.5: Our Urinary System p.8-9

Objective: Identify the main parts of the urinary system and their functions.

Unit 1.6: Working Together with Other Systems in Our Body p.10-11

Objective: Understand how the urinary system works together with other organ systems.

Unit 1.7: Care for Our Urinary System p.12

Objective: Recognize ways to care for the urinary system.

Activity 1.3: Parts of Our Urinary System p.5

Aim: To identify the parts of the urinary system and their functions

HW: REVIEW FOR TEST - MONDAY, SEPT 23

(Unit 1: The Nervous and Urinary Systems)

WEEK 3 - SEPTEMBER 16-20, 2019

At A Glance Flow Chart p.13 Science Glossary p.14

HW: Unit 1 Self-Check + vocabulary + review (handout)

Unit 2.1: Effects of Tobacco p.16-17

Objective: Describe the effects of tobacco on the human body.

Unit 2.1: Effects of Alcohol p.18-19

Objective: Describe the effects of alcohol on the human body.

Activity 2.1: Effects of Alcohol on Our Body p.6-8

Aim: To identify the short-term and long-term effects of alcohol on our body

HW: REVIEW FOR TEST - MONDAY, SEPT 23

(Unit 1: The Nervous and Urinary Systems)

WEEK 4 - SEPTEMBER 23-27, 2019

Unit 1: The Nervous and Urinary Systems TEST

Unit 2.1: Effects of Drugs p.20

Objective: Describe the effects of drugs on the human body.

Unit 2.2: Addiction p.21

Objective: Recognize that drugs and alcohol can lead to addiction.

Unit 2.3: Saying "No" p.22

Objective: Say "No" to tobacco, alcohol and drugs.

 

Unit 2.4: Protecting Ourselves from Abuse p.23-24

Objective: Explain ways to protect ourselves from verbal, physical and emotional abuses.

Unit 2.5: Caring for Others p.25-26

Objective: Show concern and kindness towards differently-abled persons.

At A Glance Flow Chart p.27 Science Glossary p.28

HW: Unit 2 Self-Check (handout)

WEEK 5 - SEPTEMBER 30 - OCTOBER 4, 2019

Scratch Coding Class #1 - www.scratch.mit.edu

Objective: Recognize the different ways to manipulate and code on the Scratch platform.

Unit 3.1: The Structure of A Cell p.29-31

Objective: Recognize the parts of a cell.

Unit 3.2: Cell Division p.32-33

Objective: Understand that cells grow and divide, thereby producing more cells.

Unit 3.3: From Cell To Organism p.34-37

Objective: Recognize the organization of a multicellular living thing.

Unit 3.4: Energy in Cells p.38

Objective: Understand that cells need energy to do work and produce more cells. Know that information of a living thing is contained in genes found in cells.

Activity 3.1: Divide and Grow p.11

Aim: To show cell division

At A Glance Flow Chart p.39 Science Glossary p.40

HW: Unit 3 Self-Check (handout)

Returned Unit 1: The Nervous and Urinary Systems TEST

WEEK 6 - OCTOBER 7-11, 2019

Activity 3.2 - Focusing the Microscope 

Objective: Learn how to bring a specimen into focus using the lowest power objective

Activity 3.3 - Changing The Lens

Objective: View a specimen using each of the microscope's objective lenses and record observations of a single specimen at three different levels of magnification

HW: REVIEW FOR TEST - THURSDAY, OCT 24

(Unit 3: Cell Growth and Division & Unit 4: Plant Parts)

PRACTICE FOR CARIBOU MATH CONTEST @ WWW.CARIBOUTESTS.COM - WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16

(for students who have opted to write the contest)

WEEK 7 - OCTOBER 15-18, 2019

Unit 4.1: Classifying Plants by Their Parts p.41-45

Objective: Classify plants as monocotyledons or dicotyledons.

Activity 4.1: Monocotyledons and Dicotyledons p.15-17

Aim: To examine and compare the roots, leaves and seeds of monocotyledons and dicotyledons

Unit 4.2: Useful Plant Parts p.46-47

Objective: Recognize how plant parts are useful to people and other animals.

Unit 4.3: Harmful Plant Parts p.48

Objective: Recognize how plant parts are harmful to people and other animals.

At A Glance Flow Chart p.49 Science Glossary p.50

HW: Unit 4 Self-Check (handout)

HW: REVIEW FOR TEST - THURSDAY, OCT 24

(Unit 3: Cell Growth and Division & Unit 4: Plant Parts)

WEEK 8 - OCTOBER 22-25, 2019

Unit 5.1: Natural Vegetative Reproduction p.51-53

Objective: Understand that some plants can reproduce from their plant parts.

Unit 5.2: Artificial Vegetative Reproduction p.54-57

Objective: Explain various techniques of plant reproduction.

Unit 5.3: Use of Artificial Vegetative Reproduction Methods

Objective: Explain the use of knowledge in the reproduction of plants and animals.

At A Glance Flow Chart p.59 Science Glossary p.60

HW: Unit 5 Self-Check (handout)

Unit 3: Cell Growth and Division & Unit 4: Plant Parts TEST

WEEK 9 - OCTOBER 28-31, 2019 ... HAPPY HALLOWEEN !

Scratch Coding Class #2 - www.scratch.mit.edu

Objective: Recognize the different ways to manipulate and code on the Scratch platform.

Activity 5.1: Asexual Reproduction In Plants p.18-19

Aim: To examine the different plant parts that can grow into new plants

HALLOWEEN BINGO PARTY !

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