SIXTH GRADE

Schedule Room 211

Monday @ 1:00, Tuesday @ 2:00, Friday @ 8:15

 

Schedule Room 212

Monday @ 10:30, Tuesday @ 1:00, Friday @ 9:15

 

CLASS 1 - FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2016

 

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.

 

CLASS 2 - TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2016

 

Theme 1 Activity: Appearances Can Be Deceiving!

Students will observe that solids do not all dissolve the same way in water (solubility).

CLASS 3 - MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2016

 

Theme 1 Activity: Appearances Can Be Deceiving!

Students will observe that solids do not all dissolve the same way in water (solubility).

HW: THEME 1 VOCABULARY

CLASS 4 - TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2016

 

Completing Theme 1 Solubility: The Missing Solute
Students will learn the factors that influence solubility and what saturation involves.

 

CLASS 5 - FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2016

 

Exploration Gizmo: Solubility and Temperature @ www.explorelearning.com
Students will explore how temperature affects the solubility of two substances.

 

CLASS 6 - MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2016

 

Continuing Exploration Gizmo: Solubility and Temperature @ www.explorelearning.com
Students will explore how temperature affects the solubility of two substances.

 

CLASS 7 - TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2016

 

Completing Exploration Gizmo: Solubility and Temperature @ www.explorelearning.com

Students will explore how temperature affects the solubility of two substances.
HW: THEME 1: SOLUBILITY REVIEW WORKSHEET
HW: REVIEW FOR TEST - TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 (Theme 1 + Gizmo workbook and textbook pages)

 

CLASS 8 - FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2016

 

Going over Theme 1: Solubility Review Worksheet

Theme 2 Combustion: The Fire Triangle

Students will learn the elements necessary for combustion.

HW: THEME 2 VOCABULARY

HW: REVIEW FOR TEST - TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 (Theme 1 + Gizmo workbook and textbook pages)

 

CLASS 9 - MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2016

 

Continuing Theme 2 Combustion: The Fire Triangle

Students will learn the elements necessary for combustion.

HW: REVIEW FOR TEST - TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 (Theme 1 + Gizmo workbook and textbook pages)

 

CLASS 10 - TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2016

 

Theme 1: Solubility TEST

 

CLASS 11 - FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2016

 

Completing Theme 2 Combustion: The Fire Triangle

Students will learn the elements necessary for combustion.

Demonstration Activity: Spontaneous Human Combustion

Students will observe the effects of water on hot wax and the effects of burning ethanol.

HW: REVIEW FOR TEST - FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7 (Theme 2 workbook and textbook pages)
 

CLASS 12 - MONDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2016

 

Theme 3 Activity: And There Was Light!
Students will discover different ways a light bulb can be wired to a battery.

HW: REVIEW FOR TEST - FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7 (Theme 2 workbook and textbook pages)

 

CLASS 13 - TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2016

 

Returning Theme 1: Solubility Test

Class review of Theme 2: Combustion

Theme 3 Electrical Conductivity: Is Your Knowledge Current?
Students will recognize open and closed circuits. They will also identify between electrical conductors and insulators.

HW: THEME 3 VOCABULARY

HW: REVIEW FOR TEST - FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7 (Theme 2 workbook and textbook pages)

 

CLASS 14 - FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2016

 

Theme 2: Combustion TEST
Exploration Gizmo: Circuit Builder @ www.explorelearning.com
Students will determine how to light a bulb with batteries and wires. Classify materials as conductors or insulators. Compare properties of series circuit and parallel circuits. Observe the effect of voltage on a circuit and how a fuse can prevent a short circuit.

 

CLASS 15 - TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2016

 

Continuing Exploration Gizmo: Circuit Builder @ www.explorelearning.com
Students will determine how to light a bulb with batteries and wires. Classify materials as conductors or insulators. Compare properties of series circuit and parallel circuits. Observe the effect of voltage on a circuit and how a fuse can prevent a short circuit.

 

CLASS 16 - FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2016

 

Returning Theme 2: Combustion Test

Completing Exploration Gizmo: Circuit Builder @ www.explorelearning.com
Students will determine how to light a bulb with batteries and wires. Classify materials as conductors or insulators. Compare properties of series circuit and parallel circuits. Observe the effect of voltage on a circuit and how a fuse can prevent a short circuit.

 

CLASS 17 - MONDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2016

 

Theme 4 Activity: Let It Flow!
Students will explain how electricity flows in series and parallel circuits. They will use symbols to represent an actual circuit.

PRACTICE FOR CARIBOU MATH CONTEST @ WWW.CARIBOUTESTS.COM - WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 19

(for students who have opted to write the contest)

CLASS 18 - TUESDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2016

 

Theme 4 Transmission of Energy: Are You Well Connected?
Students will distinguish between series and parallel circuits. Students will also discover some characteristics of each of these circuits.

HW: THEME 4 VOCABULARY
HW: REVIEW FOR TEST - TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25 (Theme 3 and 4  + Gizmo workbook and textbook pages)

PRACTICE FOR CARIBOU MATH CONTEST @ WWW.CARIBOUTESTS.COM - WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 19

(for students who have opted to write the contest)

CLASS 19 - FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2016

 

Completing Theme 4 Transmission of Energy: Are You Well Connected?

Students will distinguish between series and parallel circuits. Students will also discover some characteristics of each of these circuits.

HW: REVIEW FOR TEST - TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25 (Theme 3 and 4  + Gizmo workbook and textbook pages)

 

CLASS 20 - MONDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2016

 

Class review of Theme 3: Electrical Conductivity and Theme 4: Transmission of Energy

Theme 5 Transformation of Energy: Energy Transformed
Students will distinguish between different forms of energy and they will discover various types of energy transformations.

HW: THEME 5 VOCABULARY

HW: REVIEW FOR TEST - TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25 (Theme 3 and 4  + Gizmo workbook and textbook pages)

 

CLASS 21 - TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2016

 

Theme 3: Electrical Conductivity and Theme 4: Transmission of Energy TEST

 

CLASS 22 - MONDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2016 ... HAPPY HALLOWEEN!

 

Exploration Gizmo: Energy Conversions @ www.explorelearning.com

Students will be able to describe the different forms of energy, ways energy is converted from one form to another and describe four types of renewable resources.

 

CLASS 23 - TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2016

 

Returning Theme 3: Electrical Conductivity and Theme 4: Transmission of Energy Test

Completing Exploration Gizmo: Energy Conversions @ www.explorelearning.com

Students will be able to describe the different forms of energy, ways energy is converted from one form to another and describe four types of renewable resources.

HW: REVIEW FOR TEST - TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8 (Theme 5 + Gizmo + Vocabulary workbook pages)

 

CLASS 24 - FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2016

 

Theme 6 Electromagnetic Attraction: Am I Attracted to You or Not?
Students will discover the characteristics of magnets and the principle of electromagnets.

HW: THEME 6 VOCABULARY

HW: REVIEW FOR TEST - TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8 (Theme 5 + Gizmo + Vocabulary workbook pages)

 

CLASS 25 - MONDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2016

 

Class review of Theme 5: Transformation of Energy

Completing Theme 6 Electromagnetic Attraction: Am I Attracted to You or Not?

Students will discover the characteristics of magnets and the principle of electromagnets.

Theme 6 Activity: Pole of Attraction
Students will recognize materials that are attracted by magnets and to understand the behaviour of a compass.

HW: REVIEW FOR TEST - TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8 (Theme 5 + Gizmo + Vocabulary workbook pages)

 

CLASS 26 - TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2016

 

Theme 5: Transformation of Energy TEST

 

CLASS 27 - FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2016 ... REMEMBRANCE DAY

 

Theme 6 Activity: Electromagnet
Students will build an electormagnet using a battery, a nail and copper wires.

Exploration Gizmo: Magnetism @ www.explorelearning.com

Students will determine which materials (ferromagnetic) are attracted to a bar magnet, observe the interaction of bar magnets (like poles, opposite poles), and observe magnetic field lines.

 

CLASS 28 - MONDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2016

 

Completing Exploration Gizmo: Magnetism @ www.explorelearning.com

Students will determine which materials (ferromagnetic) are attracted to a bar magnet, observe the interaction of bar magnets (like poles, opposite poles), and observe magnetic field lines.

 

CLASS 29 - TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2016

 

Returning Theme 5: Transformation of Energy Test

Theme 7 Activity: Let's Play Marbles!

Students will dispel the belief that an object with greater mass has a tendency to descend a slope faster than an object with lesser mass.

Theme 7 Gravitational Attraction: What a Fall!
Students will discover the effect of objects in free fall and learn about the factors that influence the speed of falling objects.
HW: THEME 7 VOCABULARY

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

(for students who have opted to write the contest)

 

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