SIXTH GRADE

Room 211

Monday @ 9:15, Tuesday @ 8:15, Thursday @ 1:00

Room 212

Monday @ 8:15, Tuesday @ 9:15, Thursday @ 2:00

Room 220

Monday @ 10:30, Thursday @ 9:15, Friday @ 10:30

WEEK 26 - MARCH 11-15, 2019

Activity 12.2: Sublimation p.3-4

Aim: To investigate the separation technique of sublimation in dry ice

At A Glance Flow Chart p.7 Science Glossary p.8

HW: Unit 12 Self-Check (handout)

Unit 13.1: Gravitational Force p.10

Objective: Investigate the relationship between gravitational force, the movement of objects and energy.

Unit 13.2: Frictional Force p.11-12

Objective: Investigate the relationship between frictional force, the movement of objects and energy.

Explore Learning Gizmo: Force and Fan Carts - www.explorelearning.com

Aim: To determine that a force is needed to cause a change in motion. To understand that friction is a force resisting motion. To see that a moving object will continue at constant speed if no forces are acting upon it. To understand the relationship between speed, position and time.

Unit 13.3: Magnetic Force p.13

Objective: Investigate the relationship between magnetic force, the movement of magnetic objects and energy.

HW: REVIEW FOR TEST - THURSDAY, MAR 28

Unit 12: Separation Techniques and Unit 13: Forces + Gizmo

COMPLETE AND PREPARE FOR SCIENCE FAIR - MONDAY, MARCH 25

(for students who have opted to do a science fair project)

WEEK 27 - MARCH 18-22, 2019

Activity 13.1: Gravitational Force p.5

Aim: To observe the effect of gravity on objects

Activity 13.2: Design An Experiment p.6-7

Aim: To design an experiment

Activity 13.3: Unravel The Puzzle p.8-9

Aim: To understand magnetic force and its relationship with movement and energy

Activity 13.4: Magnetic Force p.10

Aim: To understand how magnetic forces work

Unit 13.4: Motion of A Pendulum and A Parachute p.14-16

Objective: Investigate factors that affect the motion of a pendulum and a parachute.

Activity 13.5: Motion of A Pendulum p.11-12

Aim: To find out how the length of the string affects the motion of a pendulum 

At A Glance Flow Chart p.17 Science Glossary p.18

HW: Unit 13 Self-Check (handout)

Review Unit 12: Separation Techniques and Unit 13: Forces

HW: REVIEW FOR TEST - THURSDAY, MAR 28

Unit 12: Separation Techniques and Unit 13: Forces + Gizmo

COMPLETE AND PREPARE FOR SCIENCE FAIR - MONDAY, MARCH 25

(for students who have opted to do a science fair project)

WEEK 28 - MARCH 25-29, 2019

Grade 4-6 SCIENCE FAIR EXPO (student visits 8:30 - 11:50 and judging 1:00 - 2:30)

Unit 12: Separation Techniques and Unit 13: Forces TEST

Unit 14.1: Types of Simple Machines p.20

Objective: Identify the different types of simple machines.

Activity 14.1: Simple Machines p.13-14

Aim: To recognize the different types of simple machines and their functions

Unit 14.2: Levers p.21-24

Objective: Identify the three types of levers and explain each of their functions.

Activity 14.2: How Levers Work p.15

Aim: To recognize how levers work

Activity 14.3: Reducing Effort p.16-17

Aim: To understand the two ways to reduce effort in lifting a load with a lever

Activity 14.4: Types of Levers p.18-19

Aim: To identify the different types of levers

Activity 14.5: Nutcracker p.20-21

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

PRACTICE FOR CARIBOU MATH CONTEST @ WWW.CARIBOUTESTS.COM - WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3

(for students who have opted to write the contest)

WEEK 29 - APRIL 1-5, 2019

Explore Learning Gizmo: Levers - www.explorelearning.com

Aim: To identify the parts of a lever and discover that a lever can be used to lift heavy objects using less force. Describe the relationship between the applied force (effort) needed to lift a load and the distance from the fulcrum to the applied force. Calculate the mechanical advantage. Diagram a first, second and third-class lever.

Unit 14.3: Pulleys p.25-27

Objective: Identify the three types of pulleys and explain each of their functions.

Activity 14.6: Types of Pulleys p.22-23

Aim: To identify the function of each different type of pulley

Unit 14.4: Wheel and Axel p.28, Unit 14.5: Inclined Plane p.29 and Unit 14.6: Gears p.30

Objective: Identify how a wheel and axel, an inclined plane and gears help us do work.

Activity 14.7: Wheel and Axel p.24-25

Aim: To observe how the wheel and axel of a doorknob multiply the force applied

SCIENCE OLYMPICS DAY - APRIL 5

HW: REVIEW FOR TEST -  THURSDAY, APR 18

Unit 14: Simple Machines + Gizmos

WEEK 30 - APRIL 8-12, 2019

Activity 14.8: Inclined Planes p.26-27

Aim: To recognize and understand inclined planes

Explore Learning Gizmo: Ants On A Slant - www.explorelearning.com

Aim: To understand that an inclined plane supports an object by pushing upon it. Discover that inclined planes help making lift an object easier by combining their supportive force with the lifting force applied by whoever is pushing the object. Relate the length of a plane to the reduction in required force. Be aware of disadvantages of inclined planes.

Activity 14.9: Gears p.28-29

Aim: To recognize how gears work to change the direction of the force applied

Unit 14.7: Precautionary Measures In Using Simple Machines p.31

Objective: Recognize precautionary measures in using simple machines.

Unit 14.8: How An Airplane Works p.32-33

Objective: Explain how an airplane as a complex machine, can do work more easily and faster.

 

At A Glance Flow Chart p.34 Science Glossary p.36

HW: Unit 14 Self-Check (handout)

Review Unit 14: Simple Machines

HW: REVIEW FOR TEST -  THURSDAY, APR 18

Unit 14: Simple Machines + Gizmos

PRACTICE FOR PYTHAGORAS MATH CONTEST @ http://mathematica.ca - WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17

(for students who have opted to write the contest)

WEEK 31 - APRIL 15-19, 2019

Unit 14: Simple Machines TEST

Unit 15.1: Sources of Energy p.38

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.

Activity 15.1: Water Wheel p.30-31

Aim: To infer the energy conversion that takes place in a simple water wheel when it is placed under running water

Activity 15.2: Making A Simple Windmill p.32-35

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

WEEK 32 - APRIL 22-26, 2019

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

HW: Unit 15 Self-Check (handout)

PRACTICE FOR CARIBOU MATH CONTEST @ WWW.CARIBOUTESTS.COM - WEDNESDAY, MAY 1

(for students who have opted to write the contest)

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