SIXTH GRADE

Room 214

Mon @ 8:00, Tues @ 10:20, Wed @ 10:20, Fri @ 9:15

Room 216

Mon @ 9:15, Tues @ 1:50, Thurs @ 10:20, Fri @ 8:00

Room 218

Mon @ 10:20, Tues @ 8:00, Wed @ 1:50, Thurs @ 8:00

WEEK 25 - MARCH 8-12, 2021

Unit 15.1: Sources of Energy p.38 (ppt)

Objective: Identify sources of energy and their uses.

Unit 15.2 to 15.4: Energy from The Sun p.39, Energy from Running Water p.40-41 and Energy from Wind p.42 

Objective: Explain how we make use of energy from the Sun, wind and water through energy conversion. State some uses of solar cells.

Making A Simple Windmill (handout)

Aim: To infer the energy conversion that takes place as a simple windmill rotates

Unit 15.5: Energy from Fuels p.43-45

Objective: Explain how we make use of energy from fuels through energy conversion. State the different sources of alternative energy and their uses. Practice safety precautions in using fuels. 

Unit 15.6: Limited and Renewable Sources of Energy p.46

Objective: Differentiate between limited energy sources and renewable energy sources. Understand the importance of energy conservation.

At A Glance Flow Chart p.47 Science Glossary p.48

Unit 15 Self-Check and Vocabulary Crossword (handout)

HW: REVIEW FOR TEST - THURSDAY, MAR 18 (room 218), FRIDAY, MAR 19 (room 216 and 218)

Unit 15: Sources of Energy

WEEK 26 - MARCH 15-19, 2021

Unit 15 Review (handout)

Unit 16.1: Uses of Electricity p.49-51

Objective: Recognize that electricity is used in electrical appliances to produce light, sound, heating effect and magnetic effect.

Factors Affecting The Strength of An Electromagnet (handout)

Aim: To construct an electromagnet and investigate the factors that affect its strength

Unit 15: Sources of Energy TEST

WEEK 27 - MARCH 22-26, 2021

 

Unit 16.2: Electromagnets p.52-55

Objective: Construct an electromagnet. Identify variables that affect the strength of an electromagnet.

At A Glance Flow Chart p.56 Science Glossary p.56

Unit 17.1: Formation of Rocks p.57-64

Objective: Understand how igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks are formed. Recognize that fossils provide evidence of the plants and animals that lived long ago and the nature of the environment at that time.

Unit 17.2: Structure of The Earth p.65

Objective: Describe the structure of the Earth and describe the characteristics of each layer of the Earth.

Types of Rocks (handout)

Aim: To understand how different types of rocks are formed

Structure of The Earth (handout)

Aim: To recognize and identify the different layers of the Earth's structure

At A Glance Flow Chart p.66 Science Glossary p.68

Unit 17 Self-Check and Vocabulary Crossword (handout)

Friday, March 26 - Ped Day - No School

WEEK 28 - MARCH 29-APRIL 2, 2021

Gizmo (handout): Rock Classification - www.explorelearning.com

Aim: To learn how igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks form. To compare the characteristics of different rocks. To classify rocks based on their texture and other characteristics. To categorize igneous rocks as intrusive or extrusive. To identify where each type of rock formed. ​

Gizmo (handout): Rock Cycle - www.explorelearning.com

Aim: To trace the path of a piece of rock through the rock cycle. To describe how igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks are formed. To explore the possible transformations from one type of rock into another.

Review Unit 17: Structure of The Earth (handout)

HW: REVIEW FOR TEST - THURSDAY, APRIL 8 (room 218), FRIDAY, APRIL 9 (room 216 and 218)

Unit 17: Structure of The Earth + Gizmos

PRACTICE FOR CARIBOU MATH CONTEST @ WWW.CARIBOUTESTS.COM - APRIL 7 OR 8

(for students who have opted to write the contest)

Friday, April 2 - Good Friday - No School

WEEK 29 - APRIL 5-9, 2021

Monday, April 5 - Easter Monday - No School

 

Unit 18.1: Features of The Earth's Surface p.69-71 (ppt)

Objective: Describe the features of the Earth's surface.

Features of The Earth's Surface (handout)

Aim: To recognize the different features of the Earth's surface

Unit 18.2: The Changing Surface of The Earth p.72-75

Objective: Understand that the surface of the Earth changes. Know the processes that change the surface of the Earth.

Unit 18.3: Processes That Change The Earth's Surface p.76-77

Objective: Know the processes that change the surface of the Earth.

Processes That Change The Earth's Surfaces (handout)

Aim: To identify the slow and rapid processes that change the Earth's surface

Unit 18.4: How Human Activities Change The Surface of The Earth p.78-80

Objective: Identify a few human activities that can alter the surface of the Earth.

Human Activities That Change The Earth's Surface (handout)

Aim: To analyze how a lever such as a nutcracker reduces our effort to crack a walnut by multiplying the force applied

Unit 18.5: Ways To Prevent The Destruction of The Earth's Surface p.81-82

Objective: Describe ways to prevent the destruction of the Earth's surface.

At A Glance Flow Chart p.83 Science Glossary p.84

 

Unit 18 Self-Check and Vocabulary Crossword  (handout)

Unit 17: Structure of The Earth TEST

WEEK 30 - APRIL 12-16, 2021

Unit 19.1 to 19.5: Natural Disasters - Typhoons, Volcanic Eruptions, Earthquakes and Tsunamis p.99 (ppt)

Objective: Know the dangers of typhoons, volcanic eruptions, earthquakes and tsunamis. Know the precautionary measures before, during and after natural disasters. Identify how natural disasters occur and signs when they are approaching. Know why some countries have many active volcanoes.

When Typhoons Strike (handout)

Aim: To recognize and understand the dangers of typhoons

Volcanic Eruptions (handout)

Aim: To identify the parts of a volcano  and recognize how a volcanic eruption occurs

Earthquakes Handout)

Aim: To understand how earthquakes occur and are measured

 

At A Glance Flow Chart p.100 Science Glossary p.102

 

Unit 19 Self-Check and Vocabulary Crossword (handout)

Friday, April 16 - Ped Day - No School

WEEK 31 - APRIL 19-23, 2021

Unit 20.1: The Sun and Other Stars p.103-106 (ppt)

Objective: Know the Sun is a star. Describe the characteristics of the Sun and infer the characteristics of other stars.

Unit 20.2: Light From The Sun and Other Stars p.107 

Objective: Understand that the light from the Sun is so bright that we cannot see other stars during the day.

Brightness of Light Sources (handout)

Aim: To explain the relationship between the Sun and other stars by using other light sources

Unit 20.3: The Rising and Setting of Stars p.108-109 

Objective: Explain the phenomena of the rising and setting of stars.

Unit 20.4: Christian and Muslim Calendars p.110 

Objective: Explain how the Christian and Muslim calendars work.

At A Glance Flow Chart p.111 Science Glossary p.112

Unit 20 Self-Check and Vocabulary Crossword (handout)

HW: REVIEW FOR TEST -  APRIL / MAY ??

Unit 20: The Sun and Other Stars

WEEK 32 - APRIL 26-30, 2021

Monday, April 26 - Ped Day - No School

Unit 21.1: Planets In The Solar System p.113-115

Objective: Describe the characteristics of the planets in the Solar System

Unit 21.2: Classifying The Planets p.116-117 

Objective: Classify the planets in the Solar System based on their specific characteristics.

Planets In The Solar System (handout)

Aim: To check the understanding on the characteristics and the classification of the planets in the Solar System

Unit 21.3: Comets, Asteroids and Meteoroids p.118-120 

Objective: Describe the characteristics of comets, asteroids and meteoroids.

Comets (handout)

Aim: To identify the parts of a comet and its different parts in a diagram

Unit 21.4: Recent Discoveries About The Solar System p.121 

Objective: Know some recent inventions and discoveries about the Solar System.

Unit 21.5: Benefits and Uses of Space Technology p.122-123 

Objective: Understand that advances of space technology enable people to learn about celestial bodies.

Explain space technology that people utilize in a variety of ways.

Space Technology (handout)

Aim: To apply knowledge of the benefits of space technology

At A Glance Flow Chart p.124-125 Science Glossary p.127

 

Unit 21 Self-Check and Vocabulary Crossword (handout)

HW: REVIEW FOR TEST -  MAY ??

Unit 21: The Solar System

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