SIXTH GRADE

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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 33 - APRIL 29-MAY 3, 2019

Explore Learning Gizmo: Energy Conversions - www.explorelearning.com

Aim: To create energy pathways to show where our energy comes from. To describe the different forms of energy. To identify ways that energy is converted from one form to another. To determine that sunlight is the primary source of most of the usable energy on Earth. To describe the four types of renewable sources.

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.

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

HW: Unit 16 Self-Check (handout)

HW: REVIEW FOR TEST - MONDAY, MAY 13

Unit 15: Sources of Energy

WEEK 34 - MAY 6-10, 2019

Activity 16.1: Factors Affecting The Strength of An Electromagnet p.36

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

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.

Review Unit 15: Sources of Energy

HW: REVIEW FOR TEST - MONDAY, MAY 13

Unit 15: Sources of Energy

WEEK 35 - MAY 13-17, 2019

Unit 16: Sources of Energy TEST

Activity 17.1: Types of Rocks p.39

Aim: To understand how different types of rocks are formed

Activity 17.2: Structure of The Earth p.40

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

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

HW: Unit 17 Self-Check (handout)

Explore Learning Gizmo: 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. 

Explore Learning Gizmo: 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.

HW: REVIEW FOR TEST - THURSDAY, MAY 30

Unit 17: Structure of The Earth + Gizmos

WEEK 36 - MAY 20-24, 2019

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

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

Activity 18.1: Features of The Earth's Surface p.41

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.

Activity 18.2: Processes That Change The Earth's Surfaces p.42

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.

Activity 18.3: Human Activities That Change The Earth's Surface p.43

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

HW: Unit 18 Self-Check (handout)

HW: REVIEW FOR TEST - THURSDAY, MAY 30

Unit 17: Structure of The Earth + Gizmos

WEEK 37 - MAY 27-31, 2019

Review Unit 17: Structure of The Earth

Unit 17: Structure of The Earth TEST

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

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.

Activity 19.1: When Typhoons Strike p.44

Aim: To recognize and understand the dangers of typhoons

Activity 19.2: Volcanic Eruptions p.45

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

Activity 19.3: Earthquakes p.46-47

Aim: To understand how earthquakes occur and are measured

 

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

HW: Unit 19 Self-Check (handout)

HW: REVIEW FOR TEST -  THURSDAY, JUNE 13

Unit 21: The Solar System - CANCELLED

WEEK 38 - JUNE 3-7, 2019

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.

Activity 21.1: Planets In The Solar System p.54-55

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.

Activity 21.2: Comets p.56

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.

Activity 21.3: Space Technology p.57

Aim: To apply knowledge of the benefits of space technology

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

HW: Unit 21 Self-Check (handout)

HW: REVIEW FOR TEST -  THURSDAY, JUNE 13

Unit 21: The Solar System - CANCELLED

WEEK 39 - JUNE 10-14, 2019

Review Unit 21: The Solar System

Unit 21: The Solar System TEST - CANCELLED

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

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.

Activity 20.1: Brightness of Light Sources p.48-50

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

HW: Unit 20 Self-Check (handout)

WEEK 40 - JUNE 17-21, 2019

SCIENCE OLYMPICS WEEK

Activity 1: Bridge Building

Aim: Students must build the strongest bridge possible using 100 Popsicle sticks and white glue. The bridge needs to support as much weight as possible.

Activity 2: Card Tower

Aim: Students must build the tallest possible free-standing structure made from cards.

Activity 3: Operation Egg Drop

Aim: Using only the materials provided, students must design and construct the least expensive package that will enable an egg to survive a fall from a designated drop point without damage to the egg’s shell.

SCIENCE​

TECHNOLOGY

 

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