SIXTH GRADE

Schedule Room 211

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

 

Schedule Room 212

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

 

CLASS 26 - THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2017

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.

HW: REVIEW FOR TEST - TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7 (Theme 5 + Gizmo + Vocabulary workbook pages)

 

CLASS 27 - FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3 or MONDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2017

Class review of Theme 5: Transformation of Energy

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.

HW: REVIEW FOR TEST - TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7 (Theme 5 + Gizmo + Vocabulary workbook pages)

CLASS 28 - TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2017

 

Theme 5: Transformation of Energy TEST

 

CLASS 29 - THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2017

 

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

CLASS 30 - FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10 or MONDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2017

 

Exploration

 

CLASS 31 - TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2017

Returning Theme 5: Transformation of Energy Test

Continuing 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.

PRACTICE FOR CARIBOU MATH CONTEST @ WWW.CARIBOUTESTS.COM - WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15

(for students who have opted to write the contest)

 

CLASS 32 - THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2017

 

Completing 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.

 

CLASS 33 - FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17 or MONDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2017

 

Exploration Gizmo: Free Fall Tower @ www.explorelearning.com

Students will compare how quickly different objects fall in the air and in a vacuum, observe that objects accelerate as they fall, explore and compare the effects of air resistance on each test object, interpret a graph of speed vs. time and find the terminal velocity of objects falling through air, with or without a parachute.

 

CLASS 34 - TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2017

 

Continuing Exploration Gizmo: Free Fall Tower @ www.explorelearning.com

Students will compare how quickly different objects fall in the air and in a vacuum, observe that objects accelerate as they fall, explore and compare the effects of air resistance on each test object, interpret a graph of speed vs. time and find the terminal velocity of objects falling through air, with or without a parachute.

 

CLASS 35 - TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2017

Completing Exploration Gizmo: Free Fall Tower @ www.explorelearning.com

Students will compare how quickly different objects fall in the air and in a vacuum, observe that objects accelerate as they fall, explore and compare the effects of air resistance on each test object, interpret a graph of speed vs. time and find the terminal velocity of objects falling through air, with or without a parachute.

Theme 8 Combined Forces: You Push, I'll Pull

Students will learn about different types of forces and how forces can be represented.

HW: THEME 8 VOCABULARY

 

CLASS 36 - THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2017

 

Completing Theme 8 Combined Forces: You Push, I'll Pull

Students will learn about different types of forces and how forces can be represented.

Exploration Gizmo: Force and Fan Carts @ www.explorelearning.com

Students will understand that force is needed to cause a change in motion, understand that friction is a force resisting motion, determine that larger forces cause greater motion and understand the relationship between speed, position and time.

CLASS 37 - FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1 or MONDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2017

 

Continuing Exploration Gizmo: Force and Fan Carts @ www.explorelearning.com

Students will understand that force is needed to cause a change in motion, understand that friction is a force resisting motion, determine that larger forces cause greater motion and understand the relationship between speed, position and time.

 

CLASS 38 - TUESDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2017

 

Completing Exploration Gizmo: Force and Fan Carts @ www.explorelearning.com

Students will understand that force is needed to cause a change in motion, understand that friction is a force resisting motion, determine that larger forces cause greater motion and understand the relationship between speed, position and time.

Class review of Theme 7: Gravitational Attraction and Theme 8: Combined Forces

HW: REVIEW FOR TEST - TUESDAY, DECEMBER 12 (Theme 7 and 8 plus Gizmos)

CLASS 39 - THURSDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2017

Hour of Code @ www.code.org - Introduction to Coding

Students will participate in the HOUR OF CODE. Students will learn the basic concepts of Computer Science with drag n' drop programming (similar to robotics programming). 

HW: REVIEW FOR TEST - TUESDAY, DECEMBER 12 (Theme 7 and 8 plus Gizmos)

 

CLASS 40 - FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8 or MONDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2017

 

Hour of Code @ www.code.org - Introduction to Coding

Students will participate in the HOUR OF CODE. Students will learn the basic concepts of Computer Science with drag n' drop programming (similar to robotics programming). 

HW: REVIEW FOR TEST - TUESDAY, DECEMBER 12 (Theme 7 and 8 plus Gizmos)

CLASS 41 - TUESDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2017

 

Theme 7: Gravitational Attraction and Theme 8: Combined Forces TEST

 

CLASS 42 - THURSDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2017

 

Coding Quest - Coding Challenges Using SCRATCH

Students will create simple Scratch programs to complete a variety of challenges.

HW: Explore Scratch and continue with the ALL TIPS section (Step-By-Step, How To)

CLASS 43 - MONDAY, DECEMBER 15 or FRIDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2017

 

Coding Quest - Choosing Project Topic based on Themes

Students will think of an inquiry question within a theme, then research a number of topics within that theme. Their project topic and research will lead into designing a video game using Scratch.

HW: Explore Scratch and continue with the ALL TIPS section (Step-By-Step, How To)

CLASS 44 - TUESDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2017

 

Coding Quest - Choosing Project Topic based on Themes

Students will think of an inquiry question within a theme, then research a number of topics within that theme. Their project topic and research will lead into designing a video game using Scratch.

HW: Explore Scratch and continue with the ALL TIPS section (Step-By-Step, How To)

CLASS 45 - THURSDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2017

 

Coding Quest - Game Design Brainstorm

Students will brainstorm possible ideas for a video game that will convey key information from their science research/project. They will complete/write a game design snapshot.

HW: Explore Scratch and continue with the ALL TIPS section (Step-By-Step, How To)

CLASS 46 - FRIDAY, DECEMBER 22 or MONDAY, JANUARY 8, 2018

 

Coding Quest - Game Design Title Page and Logo

Students will compare and contrast various video game covers and logos, pulling out key design characteristics. They will then design their own video game cover for the idea that they developed in their snapshot. 
HW: Explore Scratch and continue with the ALL TIPS section (Step-By-Step, How To)

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TECHNOLOGY

 

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