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 17 - JANUARY 4-8, 2021

Unit 12.1: Precipitation p.1-3, Unit 12.2: Sublimation p.4, Unit 12.3: Freeze-drying p.5-6

Objective: Explain separation techniques such as precipitation, sublimation and freeze-drying and their daily applications.

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

Unit 12 Self-Check and Vocabulary Crossword (handout)

PRACTICE FOR CARIBOU MATH CONTEST @ WWW.CARIBOUTESTS.COM - JANUARY 13 OR 14

(for students who have opted to write the contest)

WEEK 18 - JANUARY 11-15, 2021

Unit 13.1: Gravitational Force p.10

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

Gravitational Force (handout)

Aim: To observe the effect of gravity on objects

Unit 13.2: Frictional Force p.11-12

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

Unit 13.3: Magnetic Force p.13

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

Unravel The Puzzle (handout)

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

Magnetic Force (handout)

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.

Motion of A Pendulum (handout)

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

Unit 13 Self-Check (handout)

Gizmo (handout): 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.​

HW: REVIEW FOR TEST - TUES, JAN 26 (room 214), WED, JAN 27 (room 218), THURS, JAN 28 (room 216)

Unit 12: Separation Techniques and Unit 13: Forces

WEEK 19 - JANUARY 18-22, 2021

 

Complete Gizmo (handout): Force and Fan Carts - www.explorelearning.com

Review Unit 12: Separation Techniques and Unit 13: Forces (handout)

Review Unit 13: Forces - Multiple Choice (handout)

Unit 14.1: Types of Simple Machines p.19-20

Objective: Identify the different types of simple machines.

Simple Machines (handout)

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

HW: REVIEW FOR TEST - TUES, JAN 26 (room 214), WED, JAN 27 (room 218), THURS, JAN 28 (room 216)

Unit 12: Separation Techniques and Unit 13: Forces

WEEK 20 - JANUARY 25-29, 2021

Unit 14.2: Levers p.21-24

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

Unit 12: Separation Techniques and Unit 13: Forces TEST

How Levers Work (handout)

Aim: To recognize how levers work

Reducing Effort (handout)

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

Types of Levers (handout)

Aim: To identify the different types of levers

Nutcracker (handout)

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

Gizmo (handout): 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.​

Friday, January 29 - Ped Day - No School

WEEK 21 - FEBRUARY 1-5, 2021

Monday, February 1 - Ped Day - No School

Unit 14.3: Pulleys p.25-27

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

Types of Pulleys (handout)

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

Gizmo (handout): Pulleys - www.explorelearning.com

Aim: To describe the parts of a pulley and demonstrate that adding pulleys decreases the effort needed to lift a given load. To find the mechanical advantage of a pulley system and observe how pulleys multiply the effort force. To determine how much effort is required to lift a load with a given pulley system.

HW: REVIEW FOR TEST # 1 -  THURSDAY, FEB 18 (216 & 218), WEDNESDAY, FEB 17 (214)

Unit 14: Simple Machines

PRACTICE FOR CARIBOU MATH CONTEST @ WWW.CARIBOUTESTS.COM - FEBRUARY 10 OR 11

(for students who have opted to write the contest)

WEEK 22 - FEBRUARY 8-12, 2021

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.

Wheel and Axel (handout)

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

Inclined Planes (handout)

Aim: To recognize and understand inclined planes

Gears (handout)

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

 

Unit 14 Self-Check and Vocabulary Crossword (handout)

Review Unit 14 Packet (handout)

Review Unit 14: Simple Machines​ - Multiple Choice (handout)

HW: REVIEW FOR TEST # 1 -  THURSDAY, FEB 18 (216 & 218), WEDNESDAY, FEB 17 (214)

Unit 14: Simple Machines

HW: REVIEW FOR TEST # 2 -  WEDNESDAY, FEB 24 (214 & 218), THURSDAY, FEB 25 (216)

Unit 14: Simple Machines

WEEK 23 - FEBRUARY 15-19, 2021

Monday, February 15 - Ped Day - No School

Gizmo (handout): 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.

Unit 14: Simple Machines TEST 1

HW: REVIEW FOR TEST # 2 -  WEDNESDAY, FEB 24 (214 & 218), THURSDAY, FEB 25 (216)

Unit 14: Simple Machines

Friday, February 19 - Ped Day - No School

WEEK 24 - FEBRUARY 22-26, 2021

Unit 14: Simple Machines TEST 2

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.

Friday, February 26 - Ped Day - No School

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